Kate Powers

Kate Powers

NORTH PROVIDENCE — Kate Powers homered and carried a perfect game into the seventh inning as Chariho High shut out North Providence, 9-0, in a Division I softball game Wednesday.

Powers retired the first 19 batters in order before allowing a one-out single in the seventh. She only faced 22 batters, one over the minimum, and struck out 11. Powers has 106 strikeouts in 74 innings with a 1.14 ERA this season.

Powers (3 for 4) hit a two-run homer to left field that looked like it "landed on Mars," according to coach Dave Petrocelli.

Shelby Roode also hit a two-run homer to left field and finished 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Chloe Joslin and Caitlin O'Leary both finished 3 for 4 as Chariho pounded out 16 hits. O'Leary drove in two runs, and Joslin one. Ava Rao also had two hits.

The Chargers are hitting .372 as a team.

North Providence dropped to 9-7, 8-7 Division I. Chariho (14-1, 13-1), which has won 14 straight, hosts East Providence on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.

— Keith Kimberlin

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.