Bloomfield HS softball team routs Newark Academy

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Photo by Jerry Simon
BHS right fielder Christa Wolf makes a nice runnuing catch during the North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament first round loss to Livingston May 16.
Photo by Jerry Simon.
BHS shortstop Katie Bretz fields the ball as a Livingston player reaches second base during the North 1, Group 4 state tournament first round May 16.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Katie Bretz had four hits, including two doubles, one RBI; and Lexi Corio (three RBI) Destiny Lopez (two RBI) and Megan Carter (one RBI) each had three hits to lead the Bloomfield High School softball team to an 18-3 win at Newark Academy May 17 in a Super Essex Conference game in Livingston. Brianna Belen had a single, double and two RBI; Brianna Murray had four RBI and Jordan Abplanalp had two RBI as the Bengals improved to 10-10 on the season.

In earlier action, BHS lost to Livingston in back-to-back days, losing 14-6, May 15, at Pulaski Park in an SEC game, and falling, 7-1, May 16 in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament May 16 at Livingston.

Photos by Jerry Simon

Photo gallery: Bloomfield vs. Livingston, May 15