St. Joseph softball to host Trumbull in FCIAC semifinals

Top-seeded St. Joseph and No. 4 seed Trumbull will meet in the FCIAC softball quarterfinals on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

The site has been changed to St. Joseph, the higher seed.

No. 2 Ludlowe and No. 3 Staples will play at 5.

St. Joseph defeated No. 9 Danbury 11-0 in its quarterfinal game. Trumbull blanked No. 5 Stamford 4-0.

St. Joseph’s Maddy Fitzgerald (5 RBIs), Lauren Wasikowski (3 RBIs) and Janelli Pratt (2 RBIs) each hit home runs for coach Jeff Babineau’s 17-0 Cadets. Wasikowski allowed only one hit (Kaylee Drago) and struck out 12.

Trumbull’s Mackenzie Bruggeman allowed only a seventh-inning single to Kim Saunders when coach Jacqui Sheftz’s Eagles improved to 13-4. Bruggeman struck out nine. Lianna Weaver was 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Jenna Duffy had a double and two RBIs. Trumbull scored a run in the third and three in the fifth.