Greenwich High

Greenwich softball team downs Danbury, behind strong pitching from Sophia Blois; Cardinals volleyball, baseball teams defeated by Darien, Danbury, respectively

Ciarra Castro of Greenwich, pictured here in a recent home game, had two hits and an RBI in the Cardinals’ road win vs. Danbury on May 8, 2023.

Sophia Blois pitched a complete-game one-hitter to propel the Greenwich High School softball team past Danbury, 4-1, in an FCIAC road game held on Monday.

A sophomore, Blois allowed only one run on one hit in seven innings to earn the win. While the Hatters managed to get just one hit off Blois, the Cardinals finished the game with eight hits.

Senior outfielder/tri-captain, Ciarra Castro paced Greenwich’s lineup against Danbury. Castro went 2 for 3 with an RBI in the winning effort. Sophomore Cameron Clark was 2 for 4, while sophomore Casey Natale had one hit and one RBI for the Cardinals (4-12, 3-8 FCIAC).

Campbell Clark, a junior, senior shortstop/tri-captain Mia Gangi and junior Quinn Gavin had one hit apiece for Greenwich, which has played well during the second half of the season, going 4-4 over its last eight games.

Greenwich plays its fourth straight road game on Friday against Wilton at 7 p.m. The Cardinals then host St. Joseph on May 15 and Stamford on May 17.


Facing a powerhouse Darien team on Monday, Greenwich dropped a 3-0 decision, losing the match by game scores of 25-7, 25-22, 25-15.

Darien has a record of 15-0 on the season and has won every match by a score of 3-0. The Blue Wave have a 9-0 mark in the FCIAC and are in first place in the conference.

James Kovac posted 16 digs and one ace, while Ben Bowers had four kills and an ace for the Cardinals. Greenwich is 4-8 on the season. Elliot Staple had two blocks for the Cardinals, who visit Norwalk on Wednesday and then host Staples on Friday.


Greenwich had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 5-0 loss to visiting Danbury in an FCIAC matchup held on Monday.

Hatters senior Jacob Ditscher pitched a complete-game five-hitter to earn the win. Ditscher did not yield a walk, recording nine strikeouts. Senior shortstop Anthony Hackert went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI and one run scored to lead Danbury’s lineup.
Junior Troy Goodwin started on the mound for the Cardinals and pitched six innings, allowing three earned runs. He walked only one batter and struck out five.

Tyler Senft, a senior, pitched one inning of relief, yielding one run. Senior centerfielder Wyatt Gibson went 3 for 3 to spark Greenwich’s offense. Junior first baseman John McHugh and senior outfielder Michael Bocchino had one hit apiece for the Cardinals, whose record stands at 5-10.

The Cardinals will travel to FCIAC rival Westhill on Wednesday, then will host Wilton on Senior Day Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

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