Kellenberg sweeps to softball titles

Kellenberg Memorial High School teammates celebrate their Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School softball championship, captured May 24 with a 10-0 victory over St. John the Baptist. Susan Pardo hurled a five-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts. The Firebirds followed up their Long Island championship by sweeping to the state Catholic title on May 29, shutting out Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, 2-0, and Archbishop Molloy H.S., 5-0. Pardo pitched all 14 innings allowing only three hits and striking out 26 batters.