Nagorski tosses perfect game as Pacelli goes 2-0 at Poynette Jamboree
Pacelli High School junior pitcher Brook Nagorski
fired a perfect game, as the fourth-ranked Cardinals (14-3, 9-1) went 2-0 at
the Poynette Jamboree Saturday, May 7.
Pacelli opened Saturday against 13th-ranked Mineral
Point (7-2) and scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and added four
more in the second to build an 8-0 lead.
The Cardinals tacked on seven more runs in the third
to increase their lead to 15-0, while Nagorski retired Mineral Point in order
in the top of the fourth inning to close out her perfect game, as she struck
out eight, walked none and allowed no hits in Pacelli’s 15-0 win in four innings.
“Brook was spot on,” said Pacelli softball head coach Ann
Molski. “After the third inning, the game was over.”
Sydney Alery went 3-for-3 with a double, triple, three
runs scored and six RBI to lead the offense. Eva Barton and Paige Hintz both
added a double, and Christonna Shafranski scored three runs in the win for the
Cardinals, who then took on Stratford.
The Cardinals scored three runs in the top of the
first inning to go up 3-0, while Stratford had a run in the bottom of the third
to make it 3-1. Pacelli answered with one run in the top of the sixth and two
more in the seventh to close out the scoring on the win.
Nagorski struck out nine, walked two and allowed one
earned run on seven hits for the win. Shafranski was 3-for-4 with two runs
scored and two RBI; Alery went 2-for-4 with a double, triple and two RBI;
Taylor Raflik was 2-for-4 with two runs scored; and Nicole Schroeder went
was a good two days of ball,” said Molski, as Pacelli also beat Manawa 12-0 a
day earlier. “We played very well and hit the ball with some authority.”
The Cardinals beat Manawa 12-0 in five innings Friday,
May 6. Pacelli erupted for eight runs in the top of the second inning to take
an 8-0 lead, and then added two runs in each of the next two innings to go up
Nagorski struck out 11 and walked none in a three-hit
shutout, while Taylor Heuring had a two-run home run and scored two runs,
Shafranski hit a two-run home run, Cailin Firkus was 2-for-4, and Raflik scored
“We played well defensively and we hit well,” said
Pacelli beat Wittenberg-Birnamwood 17-2 in five
innings Thursday, May 5. The Cardinals pushed across five runs in the top of
the first inning, one in the second and nine in the third to build a 15-0 lead.
Pacelli added two more runs in the fifth to make it 17-0, before Wittenberg
scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame to provide the final margin.
Alery was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and
three RBI; Emma Kulick went 2-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and two
RBI; Hintz had a triple, two runs scored and three RBI; Shafranski was 1-for-3
with a triple, two runs scored and two RBI; and Raflik went 2-for-4 with two
were patient at the plate and stayed disciplined,” said Molski.
followed the Poynette with an 11-1 win over Amherst Monday, May 9, and is set
to play at 10th-ranked Shiocton (14-3, 9-2) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12.
handed the Cardinals their only conference defeat this season with a 2-1 loss