SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After five straight loses, the Spotswood High School varsity softball team won their second straight game on Tuesday, defeating South Amboy High School, 11-1. Spotswood picked up their first run in the first inning and added three more in the second. However, a six-run third gave the Chargers only the team's second win in seven games. South Amboy scored the Guvs' only run of the game in the third inning.
Maddie Chu went the distance for Spotswood, pitching five innings, giving up one run on one hit and striking out four batters. Kaleigh Keegan took the loss for the Guvs, giving up 11 runs on 11 hits. Alexis Calisti had a double and one RBI for South Amboy.
Kayliesse Modesto was 2-for-3 for Spotswood, with one homerun and three RBIs. Cassandra Archer was 2-for-3 as well with one RBI. Savannah Robinson had two RBIs for the Chargers and Jen Kane had one RBI. Spotswood had doubles from Georgia Kartelins, Angelina Perex, Brittany Rifenburg and Mikayla Umanzar.
The victory improves Spotswood's overall record to 5-7. The team is 4-3 in league play. Spotswood will travel to Metuchen High School on Wednesday to take on the Bulldogs. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m., weather permitting.