Fresh off their Shoreline Conference softball championship, the Coginchaug Blue Devils begin their quest of a state softball title today when they host the Academy of the Holy Family in the second round of the Class S state tournament.
First pitch is at 4 p.m. at Coginchaug High School.
Coginchaug student Jeremy Brown recently sat down with Blue Devils pitcher Mari Handley to ask her a few questions:
Brown: What got you started playing softball?
Handley: I started by playing t-ball, when I was five.
Brown: What has been your favorite thing about playing for Coginchaug?
Handley: – The team dynamic that we have is great.
Brown: What's your favorite class/subject?
Handley: Biology, I’m a huge nerd.
Brown: What are your plans after high school?
Handley: I will be playing softball for UMASS at Lowell along with studying physical therapy.
Brown: If you had to say one thing to future Coginchaug softball players, what would you say?
Handley: Stay together as a team and learn to work together.