Softball: Trumbull Eagles topple Pomperaug Panthers
The Trumbull High softball team defeated Pomperaug High from Southbury, 16-4, in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.
Coach Jacqui Sheftz’ Eagles, coming off the program’s first state title, banged out 13 hits in winning the rule-shortened five-inning contest.
Maggie Coffin was 5-for-5 with a double. The junior scored four runs.
Senior Delilah Destefano had a pair of doubles.
Alexa Adinolfi, a junior, hit a two-run double.
Sophomore Emily Gell got the win, allowing four hits, and was 2-for-3 at the plate.
Autumn Ciccarelli had a two-run double for the Panthers in their four-run fifth inning.