Maryknoll defeated ‘Iolani 5-2 to win its first-ever HHSAA Division I softball title on Thursday night at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
The Spartans were lifted by their dynamic duo of pitcher Jenna Sniffen and shortstop Nellian McEnroe-Marinas, who both hit home runs.
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Additionally, Sniffen, who was the Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year as a freshman in 2021, tossed a complete game with 10 strikeouts to secure the victory.
The Spartans end their season at 12-5, while the Raiders conclude their 2022 campaign at 12-4.
The HHSAA Division II softball tournament is still active and will end on Saturday.