St. Mary’s senior Lily Newhall, right, poses with Vanessa Masucci’s daughter Adrianna after Newhall received the 2022 Vanessa Masucci Scholarship. (Courtesy Photo)
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Lily Newhall presented with 2022 Vanessa Masucci Scholarship

The fourth annual Vanessa Masucci Softball Tournament will make its return to the Bowzer Complex/Breed Middle School fields on Saturday, July 23, and the tournament will be honoring a new scholarship recipient — St. Mary's ace Lily Newhall.

Masucci was a former softball player for St. Mary’s High School who had become a second-grade teacher at the Connery School. She was found dead in her home in September 2017, and her husband, Andrew MacCormack, was sentenced to life in prison for her murder in December 2019. 

In July of 2018, the Masucci family, along with Vanessa’s friends and former teammates, ran their inaugural softball tournament, and it was a success. The event, which is held to fund a scholarship in Vanessa’s …

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