Padua blanks St Mark’s in 10-0 victory

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Padua celebrates after Anastasia Watson hit a homerun


Padua Academy has been able to keep St Marks off the scoreboard two times this season. 

The Pandas defeated the Spartans back in March by a score of 4-0. Mondays 10-0 victory was very similar to the first game with the same players doing the damage for the Pandas.

Padua’s Lauren Schurman pitched a 1 hit shutout

On the mound Sophomore Lauren Schurman was masterful, only allowing one hit in five innings and adding five strikeouts.

In two games against St Mark’s,  she has only given up two hits. In the first game she also only allowed one hit to go along with nine strikeouts. In two games against the Spartans Schurman has given up two hits, 0 runs and struck out 14 batters.

 At the plate Anastasia Watson found success again against St Mark’s. In game one she went 2-3 with a homerun for the Pandas. Watson would again go 2-3 at the plate, but she added 2 homeruns this game driving in 5 RBIs.

She hit a three- run homerun in the 2nd inning then added a two-run homerun in the fifth as she accounted for half of the Pandas’ runs. 


Padua scored four runs in the 2nd inning, four runs in the 4th inning, and then two more in the 5th inning for the 10-0 victory.

Offensively they were led by Watson, but they did get contributions from a few more players. Sara Moore went 3-4 with a triple and RBI. Hailey Brooks went 1-2 with a triple and RBI. Cate Shrader went 1-3 with a double. Maura Mullin also added two hits going 2-3 for the Pandas.

Ryleigh Thomas collected 6 strikeouts on the mound for the Spartans.

Padua improves to 8-6 on the season with the win. They will face Conrad at Conrad this Thursday May 6th at 3:45pm.

St Marks drops to to 10-2 with the loss. They will host DMA this Thursday May 6th at 4PM which we will be live streaming here is the link to that game.

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