Edison Softball Defeats Spotswood, 7-5


EDISON, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity softball team lost to Edison High School on a chilly, windy Saturday morning, 7-5. Spotswood held a 4-1 lead after the first two innings. However, a five run fourth put the Eagles in control of the game. Edison later added an insurance run in the sixth to seal the victory.

Jessica Hoover went two-for-three for Edison, smacking a homerun. Bianca Newsorn was two-for-four, hitting a triple. Newsorn also scored three runs. Giana Fresnedo hit a crucial double that knocked in three RBIs. Hoover went the distance on the mound as well for the win, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out four batters.

Cassandra Archer was one-for-four for the Chargers with two RBIs. Julie Raba was three-for-three with a key double. Raba scored three runs as well. Savannah Robinson scored two runs for Spotswood and was three-for-three for the day with one RBI.

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Spotswood went into the April 8 game with a 2-1 overall record, having defeated Middlesex High School on April 4 for their second with of the young season, 7-4. Their loss to Edison evened their overall record at 2-2. The Chargers are 2-1 in league play.

Even though Spotswood students are on spring break for the upcoming week, the Chargers still have games on the schedule. They will travel to Metuchen High School on Tuesday, April 11 for a 4 p.m. game.

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