High school baseball got its own sendoff, and now the same can be said for the softball community in Central Jersey. JSZ has wall-to-wall coverage from the final day of Somerset County’s own goodbye to its seniors.
Manville/Rutgers Prep/Immaculata 5 Montgomery 2 | Somerset County Summer Softball Tournament Final
Two full days of Somerset County softball came to a close Tuesday night as Manville was crowned county champions nearly three months late. Manville – playing with additional seniors from Rutgers Prep and Immaculata – went on a Cinderella run to capture the title. Rutgers Prep senior Gianna DeLorenzo was named the tournament MVP after dominant performances from inside the circle all tournament long.
JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and more from Bridgewater:
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Sophia Cicchetti of Watchung Hills takes Somerset County Home Run Derby!
In July, over 200 baseball teams battled to crown a “state champion” in the Last Dance World Series after the cancellation of spring sports. The event drew a great response from fans, including New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.
Bernards head softball coach Leslie O’Connor saw this as a chance to honor the players of Somerset County by hosting a two-day tournament that also featured a home run derby prior to the semifinals and championship game. Adelphi University commit Sophia Cicchetti of Watchung Hills won the contest with five long balls.
JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the story: