Johnson Varsity Softball Takes One of Two at Mt. St. Dominic Academy Invitational

The ALJ Crusader softball team after a recent road trip.  They played in the Mt. St. Dominic Invitational Tournament this weekend. Credits: Mike Mancino

CALDWELL, NJ – The Johnson Crusaders varsity softball team took part in the Mt. St. Dominic Academy Invitational against Livingston High School and Pennsbury High School, and took one of two games Saturday in Caldwell.

In their first game against Livingston High School, the Crusaders maintained control throughout the game.

Sophomore Gianna Randazza went the distance for the Crusaders, pitching a complete game, striking out six batters, while walking five. She also allowed two runs on three hits.

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At the plate, Randazza went 3-4 with two doubles and hit a home run. She recorded three RBIs in the victory. Senior Kristen Meagher went 1-4 and recorded an RBI in the victory, and junior Gabby Zatko went 3-4 in the victory.

The second game of the tournament featured the Crusaders facing off against Pennsbury High School (from Pennsylvania), and Pennsbury prevailed over Johnson in the second game. The final score was 8-3.

In the loss, Johnson junior Stephanie Visconti pitched a complete game. She went 1-2 at the plate with a stolen base.

Randazza went 2-4 with two doubles, while senior Lauren Beck went 2-4 in the loss.

Johnson sophomore Shannon Brogan and Zatko each recorded an RBI in this game.

Next up, the Johnson Crusaders (11-2) take on the Cranford Cougars at home Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m.

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