Girls Varsity Softball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
On June 3rd, the Cabrini softball team hosted Wixom St. Catherine of Siena in a pre-district contest to prepare both teams for the upcoming state tournament. After the Monarchs jumped out to an early 9-0 lead, St. Catherine's fought back to make it interesting, eventually taking it on the chin by a score of 9-6.
Cabrini was led by Senior Mackenzie Noah who struck out seven before being replaced by Freshman Brianna Manning, who held St. Catherine's in check until a four run outburst in the seventh inning.
Offensively, Senior Wyndhem Reid went 1-4 with 2 RBI, the RBI coming on a blast over the left field fence.Junior Ella Nowc went 1-2 and scored twice. Manning went 1-3 scoring twice and driving in a run. Sophomore Mary Schantz went 1-2 drove in two runs. Junior Samantha Graf was credited with 2 RBI to complement her strong defensive game behind the plate. Sophomore Elaine Teed went 1-3 with an RBI and Freshman Madison Lewicki laid down a dandy sacrifice bunt that resulted in the Monarchs final run.
On Friday, June 4th, Cabrini traveled to city rival Inner-City Baptist for a District final. Baptist defeated Taylor Trillium earlier in the day, in the first game of the district and Cabrini drew a bye and advanced right to the final. The Monarchs came away with a 10-0 victory in five innings to move on to the regionals.
Noah took command on the mound striking out 10 in the five innings. On the offensive side, Cabrini was led by Teed who had a big day, going 3-3, drove in four runs and scored twice. Reid went 1-3, with a double, scored once and drove in a run. Nowc also went 1-3 and scored a run while Noah went 2-3, scored twice and drove in two runs. Schantz went 1-3, scored once and drove in a run and Graf scored twice and had an RBI. Freshman Ashley Pelc rounded out the offensive display going 2-3 with an RBI.
Cabrini will host regional games on Saturday, June 12th. The first game will begin at 10a with Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest facing off against Royal Oak Shrine. At noon, Cabrini faces Whitmore Lake. The championship game with the winners of the semi-final games follows at 2p. All tickets must be purchased online at Gofan.com.