RED BANK — The Shore Conference’s top senior softball players took the field at Count Basie Park in Red Bank for the Shore Conference Senior All-Star Game Sunday night. The South All-Star Team went up against the North All-Star Team, with the North Team taking the 6-0 win.
And while picking up a victory is always nice, the game was more about enjoying one last high school softball game.
“It was my last softball game ever but it was really fun to meet everybody, especially girls that we play against all the time or girls we’ve never played against,” said Point Beach’s Hannah Nagy. “I had a lot of fun. It wasn’t really competitive. We were just out there having fun.”
Nagy, along with Brick Township’s Christine Frazee and Brick Memorial’s Jordyne Pfister took the field in their school’s respective uniforms for the South Team. Frazee and Pfister each pitched two innings in the game.
“My arm had a nice rest so I was happy to get back out there and keep going,” said Pfister. “I’m sad that I’m not going to be wearing my jersey anymore but I get to keep it so I’m happy.”
“It was definitely fun. It was my first and last season playing first base,” explained Nagy. “No matter who else is out on the field I have the same amount of fun. I love being out there.”
The All-Star Game also featured Brick Memorial head coach Christina Rodriguez as one of the South Team coaches. For Rodriguez it was a full circle experience.
“It was awesome. I’ve only been a part of this as a player,” said the Mustangs coach. “This is my first time doing something like this so I’m just really grateful to be able to do it.”
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