Brakettes capture sixth straight national title

The Stratford Brakettes won their sixth consecutive Women’s Major Softball National Championship with a 19-2 victory over the New York City Havoc at Frank DeLuca Hall of Fame Field on Sunday.

Pictured (front row l-r) are: Dana Jusino, Mary Sciglimpaglia, Jordan Whitley, Dani Kemp, Sarah Bencivenga, Denise Denis, Cassie Ruscz and bat girls Grace, Ella and Shelby; (second row) Mark Stramoski, Pat Sanders, Val Suto, Brandice Balschmiter, Elena Bowman, Taylor Moss, Shannon Smith, Emily Lochten, Sydney Matzko, Laura Ricciardone, Tatum Buckley, Brittany Lampert, Katie Petroski and manager John Stratton.

Kathy Gage photo