Softball: St. Joseph advances to play the top seed
St. Joseph unleashed a 20-hit attack when coach Jeff Babineau’s 17th-seeded Cadets went on the road to defeat 16th-seeded Wolcott High, 16-2, in a first round Class M state tournament softball game on Tuesday.
St. Joseph (14-9) will travel to play No. 1 Wilcox Tech (20-0) in Meriden tomorrow at 4 p.m.
Jovanna Hillman homered for the Cadets.
Kayla Giacobbe was 4-for-5 with three RBIs.
Cami Heintz and Hanna Errico each had three hits.
Payton Doiron struck out seven.
Nicole Antonowicz had two hits, including a triple, for Wolcott (12-9).
St. Joseph 120 114 7-- 16 20 2
Wolcott. 100 000 2-- 2 7 0
Batteries: SJ; Payton Doiron (W) and Jo Hillman
Wolcott: Nicole Antonowicz (L) and Kailyn Lawlor