Softball Gets Hard Win

Whitman's Gina Cipriano slides into home, safe and giving her Wildcats a 2-1 edge.
Whitman's Gina Cipriano slides into home, safe and giving her Wildcats a 2-1 edge.
Freshman Ariel Khatchatourian, at 3rd, Junior Nicole Civello at Shortstop and Senior Kelly Eng in Center Field.
Freshman Ariel Khatchatourian, at 3rd, Junior Nicole Civello at Shortstop and Senior Kelly Eng in Center Field.
Catcher Lauren Galligan sends one out to center field.
Catcher Lauren Galligan sends one out to center field.
Whitman’s Christina LoFaso, covers 1st base on a bunt by Deer Park.
Whitman’s Christina LoFaso, covers 1st base on a bunt by Deer Park.
Nicole Civello, at Shortstop, fields and throws out the runner.
Nicole Civello, at Shortstop, fields and throws out the runner.
Senior Kelly Eng connects for one for her hits.
Senior Kelly Eng connects for one for her hits.
Sophomore Pitcher Linda Powell kept it a tight game.
Sophomore Pitcher Linda Powell kept it a tight game.
Nicole Civello, #13, gets the force at second as teammate Christina LoFaso #1, stands clear of the bag.
Nicole Civello, #13, gets the force at second as teammate Christina LoFaso #1, stands clear of the bag.
A big play at the plate, Whitman catcher Lauren Galligan tags out the runner and the umpire agrees!
A big play at the plate, Whitman catcher Lauren Galligan tags out the runner and the umpire agrees!

Whitman Softball fought for a tough 5-4 win against Deer Park on Tuesday at their home Central Field. Sarah Marchesiello singled to drive Kelly Eng for the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to propel Whitman (4-9) in League III. Eng went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Gina Cipriano had an RBI double in the second inning to give Whitman a 2-1 lead. Winning pitcher was Jenna Piromalli.