Update: Haldane Softball, Italian Style

The Greek national women’s softball team, whose roster includes Chelsea and Samantha Lisikatos of Cold Spring, finished sixth among 23 teams at the Women’s Softball European Championship held at Bollate, Italy, from June 25 to July 1. The Irish team, with Allie and Hannah Monteleone of Cold Spring, finished 15th.

Chelsea Lisikatos (10) makes a play on a bunt down the first-base line for Greece in a 2-0 loss to Italy on June 27. (Photo by Dirk Steffen)

The Lisikatos and Montelones, profiled in the June 23 issue, faced each other on June 26, but it was not much of a game, as Greece dominated, 15-0.  Chelsea Lisikatos went 1-2 with a double and 3 RBI.

Allie Monteleone (35) snags a ball at third base during Ireland’s 10-3 loss to Germany on June 26. (Photo by Dirk Steffen)

Tourney stats

Greece (5-6)

C. Lisikatos: .250 (6 for 24), 8 RBI
S. Lisikatos: .250 (2 for 8), 1 RBI

Ireland (3-6)

H. Monteleone: .417 (10 for 24), 3 RBI
A. Monteleone: .304 (7 for 23), 4 RBI