The days leading up to Feb. 16 were business as usual for Vince Capizzi and the Archbishop Ryan softball program.
Archbishop Ryan had just captured the Catholic League championship with a convincing 5-0 victory over Lansdale Catholic Thursday afternoon at Arcadia University.
In their quest for a Catholic League title, the Archbishop Ryan softball players know Andy Hafele is out there somewhere, looking down on them.
As tantalizing as the prospect of potentially winning in extra innings on Senior Day was, Brittany Smith wasn’t having it.
While nothing is a given in the Philadelphia Catholic League, this much is certain: the Archbishop Ryan softball team is playing this season with heavy hearts.
— Archbishop Ryan's Jenna McGee may be shy off the field, but on it she'll help carry the Ragdolls in 2013.
“It's our last year, so we're not taking any shortcuts. We're treating every practice and game like it's our last one.” — Archbishop Ryan softball co-captain Megan Wolf on the team's seniors.
— Here's a team-by-team look at the area's softball teams as the season kicks into high gear. Nazareth, St. Hubert and Archbishop Ryan all have title aspirations.