VERONA, NJ - Christina Colon threw a no-hitter on Thursday, to lead the Verona Hillbillies softball team to a 1-0 victory over Bloomfield in its season opener.  

Pitching seven innings, Colon struck out 17 and walked four.  Melanie Naeris went 2-for-2 and scored the lone run for Verona.

The Hillbillies travel to Chatham on Saturday at 10 a.m.  

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