St. Mary’s ace Lily Newhall tossed a complete-game one-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a blowout win over Shawsheen in the Div. 3 tournament Round of 32 Sunday afternoon. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)

St. Mary’s softball blows out Shawsheen in Div. 3 Round of 32

LYNN — The St. Mary's softball team played like the top seed in the Division 3 state tournament in its playoff debut Sunday afternoon, as the No. 1 Spartans pulled away late to blow out No. 32 Shawsheen by a score of 12-0 in six innings in a Round of 32 game at Breed Middle School. 

Lily Newhall was once again a dominant force in the circle for the Spartans, taking a no-hitter through 4 2/3 innings before allowing a lone single. Newhall went all six innings and struck out 10 batters in the victory. She also went 1-for-3 with one RBI at the plate. 

Roma Braid went 2-for-4 with two RBI to pace the offense for St. Mary's, while Anna Fringuelli (1-for-2, two runs scored) and Jill Kirby (1-for-4, one run scored) each had two RBI as well. Jenna Chaplain went 2-for-…

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