On Thursday, September 26, the New Haven softball team beat the St. James Tigers 12-2.
The starters were Madison Langenberg, Meagan Holtmeyer, Mackenzie Wilson, Brande Kubiak, Lexi Sidwell, Emilee Hinten, Ryan Stutzman, Brenna Langenberg, and Jessica Underwood. The alternates were Kate Dittberner and Lindsey Steinbeck.
Sophomore Ryan Stutzman pitched a total of 83+ pitches during the game.
Junior Madison Langenberg hit an amazing pop-up between center and right field but sadly got out.
Brande Kubiak hit a single to left field. Senior Lexi Sidwell hit an amazing bunt right on the 1st base line and got onto first. Senior Meagan Holtmeyer caught a pop-up to center field which resulted in getting the last out of the inning.
The girls were asked how they did personally during the game, and junior Emilee Hinten commented, “I think we’re finally working better as a team and have gotten better at playing defense.”
The girls were also asked if they thought they were getting better at hitting, and junior Brande Kubiak responded by saying, “I think we’re finally focusing more on the ball.”
Some of the spectators thought that the girls did really well hitting wise.
The girls were asked if they have started to feel more confident about their games, and freshman Jessica Underwood said, “I think we are because we’re finally getting used to our positions.”
Good luck in the future, Shamrocks!