St. Joseph tops Trumbull, to meet Ludlowe in softball final

St. Joseph defeated Trumbull 9-0 in the FCIAC softball semifinals on Thursday.

Top-seeded St. Joseph (19-0) will meet No. 2 Ludlowe (17-1) today for the title at 5 at Sacred Heart University.

Ludlowe beat No. 3 Staples 3-2 in its semifinal.

Claire Gardella led St. Joseph with three of its 11 hits.

Niamh Dougherty and Coco Bartone had two hits each.

Janelli Pratts hit a home run.

Jenna Duffy had two hits for No. 2 seed Trumbull (13-6).

St. Joseph 9, Trumbull 0

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T: Mackenzie Bruggeman (L 11-6), Becca Sexton (5) and Cassi Barbato

SJ: Lauren Wasikowski (W) and Niamh Dougherty