RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph girls’ softball team has enjoyed a strong start to their 2017 season. With a record of 6-3, they hosted Morristown in the County tournament opener on Friday Apr. 21, but fell victim to an 11-8 comeback win by the Colonials.
The Lady Rams took a big lead early, running out to a 5-0 lead with a big second inning at the plate. After taking a 1-0 lead, Randolph scored four more runs with two outs. Back to back RBI doubles, followed by an RBI single had the Lady Rams in control.
Randolph would hold that 5-0 lead into the top of the fifth inning, when the flood gates opened and Morristown put up five runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to take control of the game.
The Lady Rams tried to rally in the final trip to the plate, grabbing two runs, but it was not enough as the game ended 11-8 Colonials.
Jennifer Iantosca went 3-for-3 to lead the Randolph offense, while Maylin Soto, Alexis Kemp, and Michelle McMillian all had two hits.
Randolph plays next at home against Roxbury, Monday Apr. 24