The Staples softball team will not be in the FCIAC playoffs. Staples was eliminated from the FCIAC tournament on Friday in a 3-2 home loss to Trinity Catholic on Senior Night to finish the regular season at 9-9, 9-9 in the FCIAC. Trinity Catholic raised its record to 11-9, 11-7.

The Lady Crusdaders scored three runs in the top of the first inning to take a 3-0 lead. Lady Wrecker senior captain righty Jenny Johnston settled down after and allowed only two hits and two walks after that. Johnston finished the game by allowing three earned runs on six hits with two walks and 10 strikeouts.

Staples scored twice in the bottom of the sixth but a controversial call ended its inning. Another controversial call in the bottom of the seventh robbed the Lady Wreckers of a baserunner..