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Hawks’ Ashley Lombardi Throws a No-Hitter in NJSIAA Softball Tournament Quarterfinal

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Credits: Trish Siecinski
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EDISON, NJ – The scoreboard was lit with zeros for the first five and half innings until the bottom of the 5th when Kelsey Shalonis hit a single to left. Shalonis was followed by Kayla Smith with a bunt single of her own. Gabby Young punched a ball through the infield to score Shalonis from second base.

With runners on second and third, Rebecca DiSerio hit a sacrifice fly to center. Julie Siecinski grounded out to the second baseman allowing Young to score.

With two outs, Amanda Lombardi started another rally with a line drive single up the middle followed by Ashley Lombardi’s a line drive shot to left center that scored Amanda.

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In the 6th inning, Brianna Zederbaum led off with a bloop single to right. Shalonis had a one out single to left field and after Smith reached on a fielder's choice, Young had a single of her own to load the bases. Diserio immediately followed with a RBI double to left.

With two on base, Siecinski laced a ball to right center just out of the reach of the diving center fielder. The ball went to the fence for an inside the park home run. 

J.P. Stevens pitcher, Ashley Lombardi, threw a no-hitter against Elizabeth’s 23 at bats ending the game J.P. Stevens 9, Elizabeth 0. Ashley Lombardi is threw 11 strike outs

The Hawks are now 15 and 5 for the season.

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