Donovan Catholic picked up its 22nd win of the season thanks to Lindsay Nelson’s work on the mound and a tremendous defensive play by Mya Lamicella in a 2-1 win at Middletown North in a game that pitted two of the top softball teams in the state.  SSZ has all the highlights and post-game reaction in our US Army Softball Game of the Week

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The Griffins manufactured runs in the 3rd and 4th inning and Lindsay Nelson went the distance giving up just one run to get to 22-0 on the season.  Alex Pagano hit a sacrifice fly to left field in the 3rd inning to score Mya Lamicella and Mikayla LaPlaca hit a hard grounder to 3rd that had Kayla Roncin slide home to beat the throw.  In the 6th inning, Middletown North’s Riley Kernan made it a 2-1 game with an RBI double to right center field.  The Lions were primed to tie the game, but Lamicella made a diving grab to take a base hit away from Kayla Gallo to get out of the inning.  Nelson gave up five hits and struck out eight to improve to 15-0 on the season.  Watch the highlights of a fantastic game in our US Army Softball Game of the Week:

US Army Game of the Week

Thanks to the US Army, Shore Sports Zone will bring you a Game of the Week in baseball, softball and lacrosse throughout the entire spring.  We’ll pick the big games on the schedule and bring you extended highlights and post-game reaction.  Thanks to the US Army for supporting our coverage of great Shore Conference sports here on SSZ!

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