On Sunday, 9/17, the 12U Lady Knights squared off against Phenom NY at KP Memorial Park. Week two of the NJBL season proved to be the seasons equalizer as the Lady Knights swept the double header in dramatic fashion and evened their season record to 2-2.
The Lady Knights bats were alive and kicking in game 1, scoring 14 runs in route to a 14-4 win behind the solid pitching of Kelsey Donohue.
In Game 2, the Lady Knights found themselves in a 7-0 hole. Battling back, inning by inning, the Lady Knights found themselves leading 12-11 going into Phenom NY’s last at bat. A liner to second baseman Lila Salerno ended the game in dramatic fashion as Salerno relayed a perfect throw to 3rd baseman Emily McGowan to complete a game ending double play. Tyler Salerno pitched 4 innings only walking 1.