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Alexa Raba's 2-Hit Shutout Blanks Woodbridge

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - The Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division champs continued their winning ways against Woodbridge High School on Monday, May 5, when Spotswood's softball team defeated the Barrons, 2-0.

Alexa Raba pitched a two-hit shutout for Spotswood High School that improved the team's overall record on the 2016 season to 15-3. The Chargers remain undefeated in league play with an 8-0 record. On May 7, they clinched their second consecutive Blue Division Championship with a 6-4 victory over Metuchen High School.

Kylie Gautier and Mackenzie Thomas got the only hits off of Raba in seven innings on the mound.

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Woodbridge's Ashley Dugas gave up six hits and two runs in seven innings of work. Dugas struck out one batter and walked one.

Freshman Savannah Robinson hit double and batted in an RBI for the Chargers. Julie Raba was two-for-four and also scored a run in the victory.

The Chargers are the seventh seed in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament. They will have to wait and see who their opponent will be for their first round game on May 14 at South Plainfield High School.

In Spotswood's tournament bracket, South Amboy will play Perth Amboy in the play-in round. The winner of that game will meet Piscataway High School in the preliminary round. Piscataway is the tenth seed in the tournament.

Spotswood will play the winner of the preliminary round game between Piscataway and the victor of the play-in game.

Spotswood's first round game is scheduled to be played at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14. The rain date for their game is Sunday, May 15.

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