Softball: Lions blank Branford

The Foran High softball team picked up its first victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, beating visiting Branford 3-0.

Junior ace Jess Harkness pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout for the Lions (1-1), striking out 13 and allowing two walks.

Rebekah DeRosa went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple and a stolen base to power Foran's offense. Ashley Mendillo doubled and scored a run, while Gina Georgetti singled and drove in a run.

Branford fell to 0-2.

For the full game story, check out next week's Mirror.