TOMS RIVER, NJ – After dominating the local competition in a 30-0, giving up just 18 runs all season, the Donovan Catholic High School softball team was eliminated from this year’s NJSIAA tournament of champions in the semifinal round.
Donovan met their match in the form of freshman phenom Sophia Bordi, who struck out 14 Donovan batters, giving up just five hits in a 6-1 win for Haddon Heights. Donovan’s losing pitcher Julie Aposaloakus struck out 3 and allowed just three hits but gave up six runs in the game. Donovan made two errors in the game.
Donovan Catholic had a 48 game winning streak heading into the game.
Haddon Heights went on to defeat Watchung Hills 2-0 in the championship game as Bordi struck out 13 batters and shutout her opponent for the title.