Chiefs’ Softball Rallies For Win

 In coach Jamie Figliolino` s first softball season, the Chiefs were (3-3) heading into their home game against Parsippany last Tuesday afternoon.  The Chiefs were down in a 4-1hole going into the bottom of the seventh inning, but the girls were not walking away without their fourth win of the season, bringing them above the .500 mark.

Senior Pam Hon, who led off the bottom frame  being hit by a pitch, went on to steal second base. Junior Courtney Stone went 2-3 on the day with a single that moved Hon to third. Stone then stole second to put two runners in scoring position.

Sophomore, Jamie Kufta had a sac-fly to bring Hon home, and Stone to third, which made the game 4-2. The following batter, Senior Taylor Tighe followed up with another sac-fly to bring in Stone, bringing the game to 4-3 with two outs.

Up to bat with one out remaining, Junior Victoria Gehring hit a triple, and with Parsippany making a throwing error, it allowed Gehring to score and tie the game at four.

The Chiefs’ relief pitcher, Junior Sam Kufta (2-2), came in clutch with only allowing 2 hits and striking out 4 batters in three innings on the hill, giving her the win.

Senior, Hannah Bibeault started off the bottom of the extra inning with a single and followed by stealing second base to put herself in scoring position. Hon came to the plate and singled through the middle which brought home Bibeault. This capped off a stunning 3 run deficit in extra innings.



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