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Ken’s Quiz — The Events of June 14, 2014

May 12, 2016 04:21PM ● Published by Pamela Johnson

Bellngham Bulletin Sports Editor Ken Hamwey

 written by KEN HAMWEY, Bulletin Sports Editor

June 14, 2014, is a date that should be considered as the greatest day in Bellingham High sports history. On that bright, sunny day, the Blackhawks won two state championships — the first in baseball and the second in softball. The titles came in the same city (Worcester) and occurred within seven miles of each other. This quiz will focus on the softball championship since last month’s quiz dealt with the specifics of the baseball crown. Take this test and challenge your memory on the second title won on June 14, 2014, a day that should remain indelible in the minds of Blackhawk fans.
 
  1. Whom did Bellingham High defeat to capture the state softball championship?
  2. The final score in the title game was 3-1. Name the player whose double drove in two runs, giving the Blackhawks the cushion needed for the triumph.
  3. Bellingham’s girls finished the 2014 season with the best record in the school’s softball history. What was the Blackhawks’ record that included their six tourney victories?
  4. Name the only team to beat Bellingham in the 2014 campaign.
  5. Whom did BHS beat in the state semifinals to advance to the title game?
  6. Bellingham’s star pitcher in 2014 was Megan Cook. What was her record for the 2014 season (include playoff wins)?
  7. List the four teams that BHS defeated to claim the sectional championship.
  8. Name the venue where the state title game was played.
  9. True or false. Megan Cook pitched a no-hitter in Bellingham’s victory in the sectional semifinal.
  10. The 2014 state title was the first for head coach Dennis Baker. How many years did it take him to lead BHS to the coveted crown?
 
ANSWERS
 
  1. Grafton, which was aiming for its third straight state title.
  2. Chloe Woodward, who previously had struck out twice and popped up.
  3. BHS finished 25-1.
  4. Hopkinton.
  5. Tewksbury.
  6. Cook finished with a 20-1 record.
  7. Norton, Fairhaven, Dighton-Rehoboth and Case.
  8. Worcester State University.
  9. True. Cook recorded a 5-0, no-hit triumph over Dighton-Rehoboth.
  10. Sixteen years.


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