Trumbull softball pre-season under way

Coach Jacqui Sheftz'  Trumbull High softball team played host to Lauralton Hall of Milford in a scrimmage on Thursday. The Eagles’ Marisa Valenti (right) takes a practice swing before the contest, while senior classmate Kelly Dutertre goes back to catch a liner. Naugatuck, Bunnell of Stratford and Maloney-Meriden will visit for a quad-scrimmage on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Trumbull opens its season on Monday, April 4, when New Canaan comes to town for a 4:15 start.— Bill Bloxsom photos.