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Mruczek tosses no-hitter, breaks school strikeout record in 16-0 quaterfinal win

By Staff Writer

Behind a no-hitter tossed by Giana Mruczek and a 16-run attack, the #7 seed Batavia Blue Devils upset #2 seed School of the Arts in the Class A softball quarterfinal on Monday.

The final score was 16-0.

Mruczek recorded 15 strikeouts, breaking the school's single-season strikeout record of 152. She has 159 for 2024 so far.

The Blue Devils scored in every inning except the 6th.


  • Hannah Carney, 4-4, two doubles and four RBIs
  • Ariana Almenkinde,r 2-4, double, an RBI
  • Drew Stevens, two RBIs, a triple 
  • Julia Clark, 2-4, triple, RBI, two stolen bases 
  • Sofia Branche,  home run 
  • Sophia Minuto, also had a single

Batavia faces Honeoye Falls-Lima in the Class A semifinal game on Thursday, time and location TBA.

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