By ROSA LOCICERO Staff Writer
The Monroe Lady Falcons softball season has started up again in the beginning weeks of March.
The Lady Falcons first game was an away game on April 2 at four o’clock against the Perth Amboy Panthers. The Lady Falcons won the game with a final score of 18-0.
On Tuesday, April 9 the Lady Falcons JV team played a game against Carteret and won with a final score of 21-8.
Their most recent game was Friday, April 12 against Bishop Ahr, a home game that the Lady Falcons won.
Freshman Lauren Moss said, “I’m excited for this season and our team is really strong this year. Hopefully we’ll do well.”
This year’s captains are seniors Marisa Monasseri and Kelly Widener.
The Lady Falcons are returning to the field with positive expectations that the new senior captains can lead them to many wins.
Coach Keith Hudak said, “Trying to replace our three graduated seniors will be a large factor in determining our success.”
Regarding the teams strategies for this year, they hope to be a competitive and intimidating team, returning to the field with their with great pitching and timely hitting.
Last year’s record for the Lady Falcons was 22 wins and 5 losses. They played in the white division and won County Champions.
Freshman Dania Perret said, “Hopefully this year can be as good as last year was. I heard the Lady Falcons did a good job. Good luck to them!”