Cowgirls come close to picking up first win
Catcher Shelby Butwell has provided strong defense for the Cowgirls this season and is the team's top hitter. John McKenna photo
Litchfield High's softball team played one of its best games of the season in a 7-6 loss to Nonnewaug on the road Wednesday.
The Cowgirls led 6-5 after four innings but were unable to hold the lead and remained winless at 0-8. Catcher Shelby Butwell, who will play at Fairfield University next year, had a triple, single and two RBI and Eve Mergenthaler stroked a double and a single. Mergenthaler pitched a complete game in taking the loss.
Below, Litchfield's Eve Mergenthaler, who had a double and single on Wednesday, makes contact during a recent game. John McKenna photo