Greenfield Girls Softball League opens its 2024 season (PHOTOS)

The Greenfield Girls Softball League kicks off its season with a parade on Saturday, with players making their way to Murphy Park on Leyden Road in Greenfield for the Opening Day ceremony.

The Greenfield Girls Softball League kicks off its season with a parade on Saturday, with players making their way to Murphy Park on Leyden Road in Greenfield for the Opening Day ceremony. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday.

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday.

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday.

Greenfield Girls Softball League players make their way to Murphy Park during its Opening Day parade on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Greenfield Girls Softball League players during the Opening Day ceremony at Murphy Park on Saturday.

Greenfield Girls Softball League players during the Opening Day ceremony at Murphy Park on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Umpire Rick Grant sings the national anthem during the Greenfield Girls Softball League’s Opening Day ceremony at Murphy Park on Saturday.

Umpire Rick Grant sings the national anthem during the Greenfield Girls Softball League’s Opening Day ceremony at Murphy Park on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Bob Greene throws out the first pitch during the Opening Day ceremony of the Greenfield Girls Softball League at Murphy Park Saturday.

Bob Greene throws out the first pitch during the Opening Day ceremony of the Greenfield Girls Softball League at Murphy Park Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Descavich Plumbing second baseman Clara Stevens (left) and first baseman Charlie Lovett (right) go for a pop fly at Murphy Park on Saturday.

Descavich Plumbing second baseman Clara Stevens (left) and first baseman Charlie Lovett (right) go for a pop fly at Murphy Park on Saturday. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Descavich Plumbing’s Lexi Berry makes the throw from short during a game against Triton Automotive on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Descavich Plumbing’s Lexi Berry makes the throw from short during a game against Triton Automotive on Saturday at Murphy Park. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Descavich Plumbing’s Samantha Suhl pitches against Triton Automotive on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Descavich Plumbing’s Samantha Suhl pitches against Triton Automotive on Saturday at Murphy Park. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Triton Automotive’s Lexi Hawkins pitches against Descavich Plumbing on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Triton Automotive’s Lexi Hawkins pitches against Descavich Plumbing on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Precision Driving’s Kalina Pease pitches against Gilmore and Farrell on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Precision Driving’s Kalina Pease pitches against Gilmore and Farrell on Saturday at Murphy Park. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Gilmore and Farrell’s Rian Farrell pitches against Precision Driving on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Gilmore and Farrell’s Rian Farrell pitches against Precision Driving on Saturday at Murphy Park. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

Gilmore and Farrell’s Kam Beck charges in for a ground ball during a game against Precision Driving on Saturday at Murphy Park.

Gilmore and Farrell’s Kam Beck charges in for a ground ball during a game against Precision Driving on Saturday at Murphy Park. STAFF PHOTO/THOMAS JOHNSTON

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Staff Writer

Published: 04-21-2024 11:16 AM

Modified: 04-21-2024 7:09 PM


GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Girls Softball League kicked off its season on Saturday at Murphy Park, with Franklin First Credit Union squaring off against Freedom Credit Union in Junior Division action. 

Behind a trio of hits and three strikeouts in the circle from Paisley Beck, Freedom walked away with a 1-0 victory. 

Sophie Flores, Alivia Griffith, Emma Reardon and Elyse Reardon each had a hit in the win. Adeline Ebbinghausen and Elise LaPrade each knocked two hits while Danielle Zraunig tallied two hits and three strikeouts in the circle for Franklin. 

Triton Automotive 8, Descavich Plumbing 2 — Lexi Hawkins struck out 15 to lift Triton to a victory over Descavich on Saturday in a Ponytail Division contest. 

Lenyx White, Savannah Portier and Hawkins each had a base hit in the win. Sammi Suhl recorded a double and a single while Alaina Toothaker and Charley Lovett both had a base hit for Descavich. 

Camelot Carpet Cleaners 2, Pristine Orientals 1 — Brady Deane tallied three hits while Charley Deane and Ella Kimball each recorded two hits in Camelot’s 2-1 win over Pristine on Saturday. 

Hayley Sadler knocked three hits while Carley Chadwick and Hayden Sadler both had two hits for Pristine. 

Pipione’s Sport Shop 3, Greenfield Elks Club 2 — Ava Martin, Clara VanDoren, Penelope Gioules and Savannah Daignault each had a pair of hits for Pipione’s in a win over Elks Club on Saturday. 

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Tayanna Ndissi, Lexi Preissler, Aliza Rivera and Lily Hurbert each had a pair of hits for Elks Club. 

Precision Driving School 17, Gilmore and Farrell 16 — Kalina Pease struck out five while Amy VanDoren and Raven Ziff each added hits in Precision’s Ponytail Division win on Saturday. 

Miley Frey, Ivy Bettencourt and Kaylin Sevoian each had a hit for Gilmore and Farrell.