Massachusetts pitcher Bettencourt perfect against Maryland in Little League Softball Eastern Regional

Published on Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:22


BRISTOL - Massachusetts starting pitcher Abigail Bettencourt pitched a perfect game on Sunday evening against Maryland in the Little League Softball Eastern Regional at Breen Field, leading her team to a 4-0 victory and eliminating Maryland from the tournament.

She struck out seven in the performance and added a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, scoring two of her team’s four runs.

Avery Grieco also had a multi-hit performance for Massachusetts, with a 2-for-3 day, scoring a run.

Lizzy Bettencourt and Mia Philbrook had the other two hits for Massachusetts.

Marissa Simmons drew a walk and scored a run for Massachusetts.

Massachusetts moves on to face Maine today at 10 a.m.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General Sports on Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:22. Updated: Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:24.