The Doane Academy (6-8) baseball season concluded, Friday afternoon. In the first round of the NJSIAA playoffs, the Spartans fell to Immaculata by the score of 29-0.
The Doane Academy Spartan softball team hosted the NJSIAA 2nd round playoff game, Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans (15-4) concluded their season falling to Benedictine by the score of 5-1.
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Varsity Softball Wins Penn-Jersey Championship!!
Doane Softball hosted the Penn-Jersey Championships, Friday afternoon. In perfect weather for softball, the Spartans (15-3) defeated New Foundations 4-2. Grace Eagleson pitched a complete game with 8 strikeouts and allowed only 4 hits. Doane senior, Dana Fine hit a two run single in first inning. Doane never trailed in the game.
Doane Softball traveled to Morristown Beard for a Prep B semifinal game, Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans' (14-3) eight game winning streak came to an end after a 13-2 defeat.
Grace Eagleson Pitches a Perfect Game in PJ Semifinals
The Doane Academy Spartans hosted Kings Christian for a Penn-Jersey softball semifinal, Monday afternoon. The Spartans (14-2) advanced with stellar pithing, fielding and hitting. In a very well-rounded performance, the Spartans received contributions from the starting lineup and the reserves. Grace Eagleson pitched a perfect game and recorded 11 strikeouts.
Grace Eagleson Throws a No Hitter
Doane Softball hosted Villa Victoria, Friday afternoon. On Senior Day, the Spartans (13-2) displayed great pitching and hitting performances in the 12-0 victory. Grace Eagleson threw a 5 inning no hitter while striking out 11 batters. Sarah Farkas homered and knocked in 4 runs. Madison Rios also knocked in 3 runs.
Doane Academy baseball (6-7) defeated Boys Latin, Thursday afternoon. Miguel Rivera was the winning pitcher in the contest. Kyle Pfister hit a grand slam homerun and drove in six runs as the Spartans won a high scoring game 19-17.
Doane Softball upsets #3 seed in prep state tournament, Montclair Kimberly, 13-3, Thursday afternoon. Hannah Murphy was the winning pitcher throwing 5 innings and striking out 6 batters. Hannah also hit a homerun and drove in two runs. The Spartans record improves to 12-2 and advances to the semifinals.
Doane Academy Spartan Baseball hosted Penn Tech, Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans (5-7) were defeated in the contest 23-6.
The Doane Spartan softball team (11-2) hosted Life Center, Wednesday afternoon. Grace Eagleson was the winning pitcher throwing 5 innings allowing 4 hits and striking out 8 batters. Hannah Murphy drove in three runs as the Spartans shutout Life Center 14-0.
Doane baseball traveled to the Trenton Thunder's minor league baseball stadium, Arm & Hammer Park, to battle Solebury School, Monday evening. The Spartans (5-6) were lead by Myles Jackson's two triples and four RBI's in a 12-9 victory.
The bats were blazing hot and the base pads were filled with Spartans, during the softball game versus Life Center, Monday afternoon. Doane Academy improved their recorded to (9-2) with a 14-3 Penn-Jersey Conference road victory. Hannah Murphy threw 6 innings, striking out 7. Madison Rios added two doubles while driving in 2 runs. Maddie Miller had 3 RBI's in the contest.
Doane Softball hosted New Foundations, Thursday afternoon. The Spartans (8-2) kept New Foundations from scores as Grace Eagleson pitched 5 innings and struck out 6 batters in the 10-0 victory. Madison Rios hit a homerun and a triple while also driving in 5 runs. Dana Fine also hit a solo homerun.
Doane Academy Spartan Baseball hosted Life Center, Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans (4-6) lit up the bases and the scoreboard, scoring in every inning. Miguel Rivera tallied four hits in the contest and Ben Marchesani hit the only triple in the game. Kyle Pfister was the winning pitcher, as Doane defeated Life Center 18-9.
Doane Academy Spartans Softball traveled to Kings Christian, Tuesday afternoon. Getting back to their winning ways, the Spartans (7-2) dominated the base pads. Dana Fine hit a home run and a double to lead the bats. Hannah Murphy, Madison Rios, and Sarah Farkas all had extra base hits in the game. Diana Fine added two doubles. Hannah Murphy was the winning pitcher throwing 5 innings and striking out 8. Doane Academy defeated Kings Christian 12-2.
Doane Academy Spartans Softball hosted Burlington City, Monday afternoon. In perfect weather for a ball game, the Spartans bats were hot, scoring 6 runs in the contest. Madison Rios hit a home run, a single and a double, going 3-4 for the day. She also scored a run and recorded 2 RBI's. However, Burlington City tallied 9 runs, bring the Spartans record to 6-2 for the season.
Spartan Baseball hosted Burlington City, Friday afternoon. In perfect baseball weather, the Spartans attacked quickly to go up 4-1 early in the contest. But, Burlington City fought back to win the game 8-4. Chris Evans added 2 RBI's and a double to spark the Spartan bats.