Nutley HS softball team moves to 3-0 on season

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity softball team defeated Livingston and Montclair in Super Essex Conference-American Division action to improve to a 3-0 record.

Senior shortstop Stefanie Ziemer had a single and triple and scored two runs and  senior third baseman Breanna DeMaio hit a two-run double spark the Raiders to a 5-4 win at Livingston on April 6.

Senior left-hander Emily Holden tossed a five-hitter, allowing an earned run and two walks, and striking out 10.

NHS blanked Montclair, 8-0, April 8, at Yantacaw Park. Holden fired a two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts. At the plate, Holden went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBI. DeMaio went 2-for-4 with two RBI, including a solo homer in the second inning to open the scoring. Senior left fielder Cassie Angelo went 2-for-3 with three runs and Ziemer scored two runs.