Congratulations to varsity softball players Krista King (’14) and Katherine Piorkowski (’15) on being named to the New York State Sportswriters Association’s first team and sixth team All New York State Softball team respectively. Both athletes were instrumental in assembling the Lady Firebird’s third straight state championship this past season.
King led team with .509 batting average, 54 hits, and did not strike out in 106 plate appearances this year. She also boasted a .551 on base average and led the team with 32 runs scored which represented 22% of the runs scored by the team during the season.
Piorkowski pitched to a 13-4 record this past season, with a 1.15 ERA in 115.2 innings, totaling 81 strikeouts. At the plate, Katherine hit for .277 average with 3 doubles and 12 RBIs. Piorkowski was also 6 and 1 in the playoffs this past season.