South Plainfield 8, Westfield 8
March 31, 2019: The 14U Lady Tigers played a gritty 7 innings of competitive softball to open their season. The Tigers fell behind early giving up 5 runs in the top of the 1st inning but recovered to hold a 1 run lead into the 6th inning.
Nicole Sikora pitched a dominating 6 innings and Kelsey Guerts came in to shut out the 7th to give the Tigers a chance. In the 7th inning, Gabby Santamaria drew a walk then scored on a double by Paige Fego to bring us back to within one run. Paige later stole home to tie the game where it ended with a final score of 8-8.
The South Plainfield 14U Tigers currently play in the NJ District 2 Softball League which is comprised of travel teams from across the state. They will play double headers every Sunday through mid-May in the 16 game season.