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Bishop Ahr’s LaRochelle Blanks South Plainfield, 4-0

By GLENN F. CULLEN

April 11, 2014 at 12:05 AM

EDISON, NJ – Bishop Ahr’s Christine LaRochelle struck out seven Tiger batters and scattered just five hits over seven innings to record a 4-0 shutout victory over South Plainfield yesterday in Edison. 

Ahr’s cleanup hitter, Megan Kushpa went two for three at the plate with a homerun and three RBIs to lead the Trojans offense.  LaRochelle, helped her own cause at the plate going one for three with a run scored and an RBI.

Freshman Katherine Vill was the losing pitcher for the Tigers despite striking out eight batters and allowing just two earned runs.  The win improves Bishop Ahr’s record to 2-1 on the season, and South Plainfield falls to 3-1 on the season.