Hannah Hutchison drove in two runs in the bottom of the first inning and Nicole Williams allowed only one hit when the St. Joseph girls softball team defeated Joel Barlow, 2-0, in its season opener on Wednesday.

Barlow’s Briana Marcelino had the only hit off Williams, who struck out 16 batters and walked two.

Caitlin Colangelo allowed only three hits for the visiting Falcons. She struck out three and walked six.