Dewitt, NY - The fifth seeded Jersey Blues took down the fourth seeded Herkimer Generals, 1-0 in the first game of the NJCAA DIII National Championship Tournament.
Region XIX first-team honorees, freshmen Zoey Hagan and Gianna Praet led Brookdale to an opening win. Hagan swung away in the top of the first with an RBI double to center, knocking in Praet for the lone run of the game.
Right-handed pitcher Praet maintained her composure on the mound, spinning for the complete game and striking out six batters.
Brookdale returns to action at 5pm today to face the #1 seed, Rock Valley College Golden Eagles.
Photo above courtesy of Sean Lynch