Morris Knolls Softball Blasts First Two Playoff Opponents, Storms Into State Semifinals

The Golden Eagles ( shown here in a game earlier this season ) have dominated the playoffs through two rounds Credits: Chris Manderioli

DENVILLE, NJ - Having run their season record up to 21-5, the Morris Knolls Lady Golden Eagles headed into the state tournament as a number two seed.  They continued their dominant play, burying their first two opponents by a combined 22-2 score, and upping their record to 23-5.

Taking on Bergen Tech in the first round, the Eagles came out strong, crossing four runs over home plate in just the first inning.

Casey Coleman had a two RBI single, and Marisa Maioran had a two RBI triple to highlight the inning.  Overall, the girls bats came alive to the tune of 11 hits and ten runs, as they won the game by a score of 10-0. Junior Brooke Wiarda pitched fantastically, holding Bergen Tech to two hits and striking out six. Also contributing to the runs for Morris Knolls were senior Kasey Felix who hit a three run homer.

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The Lady Eagles then faced North Bergen in the second round of the state tournament. Knolls racked up 12 runs to secure a win over North Bergen by a final score of 12-2. Seniors Marina Castelluzzo and Casey Coleman both contributed by scoring 2 runs each, as nine players in total crossed the plate. Morris Knolls High School junior Brooke Wiarda pitched a fantastic game, closing out the game with five innings pitched and allowing only one hit. 

Emilee Stone had a standout day, going 2-for3 with two doubles and three RBI.  Knolls compiled 13 hits on the day.  Casey Coleman also had a two RBI single and scored two runs herself.

The Lady Eagles will take on Hackensack High School on May 26 at 4:00 p.m. at home in the Semi Final round. 

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