Softball: Cadets to visit top-ranked Northwestern
St. Joseph will play No 1 Northwestern in the Class M state quarterfinals on Friday at 3.
Northwestern (22-0) has posted victories over Nonnewaug 8-5 and Oxford 4-3.
Coach Jeff Babineau’s ninth-seeded Cadets topped No. 8 Wolcott High, 6-1, on Wednesday.
St. Joseph (19-4) opened states with a 6-0 win over Plainfield (11-11).
Kaitlin Capobianco had three hits and three RBIs.
Madison Fitzgerald had three hits and two runs scored.
Payton Doiron had nine strikeouts in throwing a two-hitter.
Madison Kelley and Kacee Hirst each had a hit
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Batteries: Plainfield: Kacee Hirst (L) and Madison Kelley
SJ: Payton Doiron (W) and Charlee Horton