blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Varsity Softball Closes Regular Season with 2 Wins

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Varsity Softball Closes Regular Season with 2 Wins

Raleigh -  On Friday, May 3rd the home team Caps Softball defeated the Wakefield Wolverines 8 to 5 in 61/2 innings on the Class of ’13 Senior Day.

Class of '13
Momma G's Senior Cake
{the cake, not Momma G!}
Honored by Coach Stephens in the Senior Ceremony prior to the game were the following members of the Broughton Class of ’13 (and their parents):

Catherine Becton           Diane & Paul
Cole Bellamy                Shannon & Kevin
Morgan Buonpane         Lou, Aprel
Maggie Carraway          Teresa & Ernest
Valerie Guzzo                Janis & Bob
Garett Hedgepeth          Suzanne & Todd
Katie Munger                 Sharon

The Caps avenged an earlier season loss to the Wolverines with runs scored by catcher Shannon Denny (1st), third baseman Cole Bellamy (1st, 6th, RBI), pitcher English Dean (1st, 4th), centerfielder Garett Hedgepeth (1st, 3rd, 4th, RBI), leftfielder Val Guzzo (RBI), and shortstop Katie Munger (RBI).  The Varsity Caps had 14 team hits on 32 team at bats, and left 9 runners on base.

Last Home Out at Pullen Park
On Tuesday the Caps visited the Sanderson Spartans at Optimist Park, emerging with a 17 to 1 victory in the last Cap 8 Conference and final regular season game.  The Cap bats came alive against an error prone Spartan squad, with a total of 16 hits and 14 RBIs over the course of 5 complete innings.  The game ended on the 10 run rule.

Scoring runs for the Caps were Denny (2nd, 3rd, 5th, 2 RBIs), Bellamy (2nd, 3rd, 5th, 3 RBIs), Dean (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 3 RBIs), Hedgepeth (5th, 2 RBIs), Guzzo (5th, RBI), outfielder Catherine Becton (2 hits, RBI), second baseman Morgan Buonpane (2nd, 2 hits, 2 RBIs), Munger (2nd, 5th), first baseman Taylor Trigg (2nd, 3rd), and outfielder Sarah Wills (4th).  On top of all the hits, RBIs, and runs scored, the Caps also left 9 runners stranded.

Late Tuesday the Varsity Caps were awaiting word on qualifying for the post season tournament.  Stay tuned.

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