Johnson Crusaders Varsity Softball Shuts Out Summit HS

The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders defeated the Summit High School Hilltoppers by a final score of 10-0 Monday afternoon in Clark. (File Photo) Credits: Sue Brogan

CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Gianna Randazza went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and two RBI’s and pitched a complete game to lead the Crusaders past the Summit High School Hilltoppers by a final score of 10-0 Monday afternoon in Clark.

On the mound, she struck out six batters and walked three batters, while allowing four hits for her eighth win of the season.

The Crusaders scored one run in the bottom of the first inning and added another one in the bottom of the third inning.

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They would blow the game open with a six-run bottom of the fifth inning and added two more runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, putting the game out of reach and securing their second win in three days.

In the win, Johnson junior Jen Tinger went 1-for-3 with a single and two RBI’s, while sophomore Victoria Zatko went 2-for-4 with one RBI.

Also for the Crusaders, freshman Megan Tinger went 1-for-4 with two RBI’s, while junior Mackenzie Purcell drove in one run in the victory.

The game was called in the bottom of the sixth inning, with the Crusaders up 10-0.

The Johnson Crusaders (9-6) will remain home for a regular season matchup with Governor Livingston HS Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m.

The Summit Hilltoppers (10-4) will travel for a road game at New Providence HS Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m.

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