Game Summaries & Headlines.
On Saturday, June 12th, Cabrini hosted State Regional softball games with the winner proceeding to the state quarter finals. In the first game Royal Oak Shrine defeated Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest in a slugfest, and proceeded to the regional final.
In the second game of the day, the Monarchs faced off against Whitmore Lake. Senior pitcher Mackenzie Noah struck out nine in a game shortened to 5 innings due to the mercy rule. Cabrini was winning 12-1 at the time. Noah helped her own cause in a big, big way, by going 2-4, driving in 8 runs, with 2 home runs and scoring twice.
Junior Ella Nowc went 3-3, one of the hits was a double, scored 3 runs, walked and drove in one run, while her fellow classmate Samantha Graf went 2-2 and scored twice. Two freshmen had a good game as well, Brianna Manning scored 3 runs and Nicole Teed drove in 3 runs. With the win, the Monarchs moved on to the regional final vs. Shrine.
The Cabrini team had another strong performance winning by a score of 13-0 in 4 innings due to the mercy rule being in effect. Eight different players had significant impacts on this game. Senior Wyndhem Reid went 4-4 and scored 3 runs while driving in four runs with a double and home run over the left field fence. Her fellow senior, Noah, went 2-3, scored once and drove in 2 runs with a double to her credit. Nowc went 1-3, scored 2 runs and drove in 2 runs and Graf went 1-3 with an RBI.
Sophomore Mary Schantz went 2-3, scored a run and drove in a run as well. A trio of freshmen finished out the offensive attack. Manning went 2-2, scored twice and drove in 2 runs, Teed went 1-3 and scored two runs, while Ashley Pelc finished with one run scored and one RBI.
With the win, the Monarchs head to Marysville to face Unionville-Sebewaing Area in a state quarterfinal hosted by St. Clair Community College on Tuesday, June 15th at 3p.