Softball: Three Days, Three Wins for Avengers

by | Apr 27, 2023

Above: Ava Fairbanks is just safe at first. Photos by Chuck Nadeau

It’s been a good week for the EG Girls Softball team, with back-to-back-to-back wins, first against Toll Gate on Tuesday, 8-1; Ponaganset (nonleague) on Wednesday, 3-2; and Barrington, 13-0 (ouch!) Thursday. 

The photos here are from the game against Toll Gate, which was a showcase for junior Ava Fairbanks, who pitched a complete game with 17 strikeouts against what Coach Rob Petrucci called a “gritty” Toll Gate squad. Fairbanks went 2-3 at bat with a double and 2 runs scored at the plate. Samantha Lombardi and Sachi Chan also contributed two hits a piece.

Ava Fairbanks keeps her sister Brooke at arms distance. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Margaret Neville tags home away from the catcher. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Coach Petrucci gives a pep talk between innings. Photo by Chuck Nadeau

Catherine Neville gets a pat on the helmet from Coach Rob Petrucci. Photo by Chuck Nadeau


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April 29, 2023 8:57 am

Awesome photos Chuck Nadeau is the best he always catches some of the closest calls by the empire. His work is truly appreciate.


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