St. Joseph softball wins battle of unbeatens, defeats Ludlowe

St. Joseph’s Maddy Fitzgerald hit two home runs and scored three times when the Cadets defeated unbeaten FCIAC rival Ludlowe 5-2 at Sturges Park in Fairfield on Wednesday.

Niamh Dougherty also hit a home run for St. Joe’s, now 8-0 overall and 7-0 in the FCIAC. It is ranked third in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 poll

Elena Ohe homered for No. 5 ranked Ludlowe (8-1, 7-1 FCIAC).

Riley McDermott had a hit and drove in a run for St. Joe’s.

Jill Guilfoyle had two hits. Coco Bartone and Janel Pratts had hits to complete the 10-hit attack.

Lauren Wasinkowski was the winning pitcher. She struck out 12, walked three and allowed five hits.

Ohe had two hits. Ellie Gallagi scored a run. Maddy Reyes, Caitlyn Romero and Kate Tournas had hits.

Alex Lewey gave up eight hits, walked two, and struck out five in 6.2 innings.