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Spotswood Softball Defeats South Amboy

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ - After a couple of rain outs, the Spotswood High School varsity softball team was back on the field on Thursday, April 27, defeating South Amboy High School, 13-3. The Chargers held a commanding nine to nothing lead after two innings. Maddie Chu got the win on the mound for Spotswood, pitching five innings and giving up three runs on six hits. Chu struck out three. Kaleigh Keegan had a long afternoon on the mound for South Amboy, allowing 13 runs on 11 hits. Keegan struck out one.

Cassandra Archer was two-for-four for Spotswood while Shannon Gonnella was also two-for-four with a homerun. Rachel Intravartola had a homerun for the Chargers as well. Gabby Pietanza was two-for-four, scoring two runs. Krista VanWageninge was two-for-three with a double.

Alissa Bikowski, Jenna Maka and Samantha Rios all hit doubles for South Amboy.

Their win evens the Chargers overall record on the season to 8-8. They are 6-3 in league play. The team will take on New Brunswick High School this afternoon at the Spotswood High School Varsity Softball Field. First pitch is at 4 p.m.

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