BFA St. Albans softball earns back-to-back D1 crowns


Comets earn ninth state title overall

No. 2 BFA St. Albans secured its ninth state title in a 7-4 win over No. 4 Essex.

The Hornets struck first with a two-run home run from Jessica Rose. The Hornets held a 2-0 advantage until the bottom of the first inning.

BFA’s Maren McGinn sent a shot off the pitchers glove, Taylor Baldwin scored and put the Comets on the board. Essex led 2-1.

In the bottom of the second inning, McGinn knocked a base hit out to deep center for an RBI double. Cora Thomas and Mackenzie Moore scored and BFA St. Albans took a 4-2 lead over the Hornets. The Comets never trailed again.

The Comets racked in three more runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to ultimately take down Essex 7-4.

BFA St. Albans earned its second straight division I title and ninth overall.

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