Newark Academy watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 12-2 loss to Montclair on Tuesday. Montclair took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
The Newark Academy struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Montclair, giving up 12 runs.
Montclair got things started in the first inning when #14 homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Montclair scored five runs in the seventh inning. #16, #3, #11, and #44 all drove in runs in the frame.
#24 led things off on the rubber for Montclair. She lasted seven innings, allowing six hits and two runs while striking out four.
Lily Rosenberg was on the rubber for Newark Academy. She surrendered five runs on six hits over five and a third innings, striking out two. Olivia Mudrick threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Montclair collected 11 hits. #3, #14, #11, and #16 all managed multiple hits for Montclair. #3 went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Montclair in hits. Montclair was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. #3 had the most chances in the field with seven.