Softball: St. Joseph wins 10-2 decision over Staples

Payton Doiron tossed a one-hitter and struck out nine Stamford batters. - Andy Hutchison photo
Payton Doiron tossed a one-hitter and struck out nine Stamford batters. — Andy Hutchison photo

St. Joseph’s softball team defeated Staples High, 10-2, on Friday.

Coach Jeff Babineau’s Cadets improved to 15-4, 13-2 in the FCIAC.

St. Joseph is the third seed for the FCIAC playoffs and will play No. 6 Danbury.

Madison Fitzgerald had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs.

Allie Petronchak had hits.

Payton Doiron struck out 11.

Staples’ Anna Sivinski and Sophia Alfero each had two hits.

Staples is 10-10, 8-8.

Staples     000 100 1. 2 8 1

St Joseph 710 020 X  10 12 1

Staples: M. Howard (L), Alfero and Pembski

SJ: Payton Doiron (W) and Charlee Horton