Sarah, Emily and Kate Ostaszewski are here to ensure the Archbishop Ryan softball dynasty keeps turning its wheels.
All Kerri Dadalski ever wanted was for Archbishop Ryan to be a strong enough softball program that girls from the neighborhood wouldn’t feel like they had to go outside of the city to win championships.
Needless to say, last softball season was anything but normal for Archbishop Ryan.
The days leading up to Feb. 16 were business as usual for Vince Capizzi and the Archbishop Ryan softball program.
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.
"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.