NP Girls’ Fastpitch Softball players rule Pitch, Hit & Run sectional tourney

NP Girls’ Fastpitch Softball players rule Pitch, Hit & Run sectional tourney

Among the players from the North Providence Girls’ Fastpitch Softball League who competed in the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run sectional competition that was held on June 3 at McCoy Stadium were, from left, Michaela Rizzo, Corina Haddock, Francesca Albanese, Gabriella Fuller, and Adrianna Walton.

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Continuing its tradition of excellence, the North Providence Girls’ Fastpitch Softball League again dominated the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run sectional competition that was held on June 3 at McCoy Stadium.

Eight players secured top-three finishes in their respective age divisions, and one player, Michaela Rizzo, captured first place in the overall category of the ages 11-12 division. It was the third straight year she won an overall title, and as a result, she will return to Fenway Park on Saturday, June 24, to compete in the regional championship competition. Rizzo is also a two-time winner of this event.

In the ages 7-8 division, Nikki Pallotta finished fifth overall, as she was second in the running category, and in the ages 9-10 division, McKenna Heon placed third overall, as she finished second in the hitting and third in the running, Riddhi Mistry took fifth overall and placed second in the running, and Sophia Pogorilich also had a solid performance.

The ages 11-12 division saw the NPGFS girls sweep the top three overall finishes behind Rizzo, Adrianna Walton, who placed second, and Gabriella Fuller, who finished third. That trio also swept the hitting competition, with Fuller taking first, Rizzo second, and Walton third. In the pitching category, Rizzo took top honors and Fuller and Walton tied for second place, and in the running, Walton finished first and Rizzo took second.

In the ages 13-14 division, Corina Haddock took second in the overall category, as she placed second in the pitching and third in the hitting and running, and Francesca Albanese placed fifth overall and first in the running.

From left, Riddhi Mistry, Nikki Pallotta, McKenna Heon, and Sophia Pogorilich.