State softball championship pits two Bronx archrivals against each other

Two-time defending champs Horace Mann took on Fieldstone in an all-Bronx battle for the state softball championship.

Horace Mann looking to defeat Fieldstone again in the final starts the game out by taking a 5-2 lead. Then Jessica Leifer tries to steal second base but the throw is outside, and she comes around to score making it 6-2.

In the bottom of the 5th, Fieldstone threatens to even the score and comes within 1. Going into the bottom of the 7th with the score 7-6 Horace Mann, Fieldstone loads the bases. But with one out, Horace Mann ends the game with a double play, winning the game.

Horace Mann snags its third straight championship title.

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