Greenwich, State Champions

State Semifinal

Greenwich 5   Avon 0

WP:  Lily McCauliffe 7 IP  0 Runs  2 Hits  11 K’s         Joleigh Crye 6 IP  5 Runs  4 Hits  6 K’s

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Morgan Randall 1B, RBI

Take Away:  Greenwich took advantage of three Avon errors, and McCauliffe handcuffed Avon at the plate, spinning the two-hit shutout.


State Final 

Greenwich 4   Greene 1  (8)

WP:  Lily McCauliffe 8 IP  1 Run  3 Hits  9 K’s         LP:  Olivia Kennedy  8 IP  4 Runs  3 Hits  17 K’s  

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Reese Autiello 2B     Faith Ingber 1B, RBI

Take Away:  Greenwich, trailing 1-0, tied things in the sixth on a walk, a dropped third strike, a wild pitch and two errors.  The Witches plated three in the top of the eighth when Autiello doubled, Kiley Allen followed with a walk before Ingber, with an infield hit, drove in Autiello.  A wild pitch and an error followed for the final two Greenwich runs, and McCauliffe and the Witches defense worked a scoreless eighth frame, giving Greenwich the Class C State Championship.  

Witches Roll, State Semi’s Next

 Greenwich 14   Norwood-Norfolk 0

WP:  Lily McCauliffe 5 IP  0 Runs  0 Hits  1 BB  6 K’s      

Hitting Stars:  Witches – Kiley Allen 3B, 5 RBI’s      Nora Niesz 2B, 2 RBI’s     Faith Ingber 3B

Take Away:  McCauliffe spins the five inning no-hitter and Greenwich scores 4 times on 10 hits in just four offensive frames, cruising past Norwood-Norfolk in the Class C regional final at Luther Forest.  The Witches advance to the state semifinals on Saturday at Moriches Athletic Complex on Long Island where they’ll meet Section V champions Avon at 9 a.m.