Your St. Francis Sharks softball team opened their season fallen 14-12 to North Monterey County on Friday. Shelby Velasco pitched all 7 innings for the Sharks striking out 7 batters. She also drove in 4 runs at the plate. The scoring for the Sharks started as Anna Noto hit in Lena Ciandro. Later Claire Cagnacci had a big hit driving in 2 runs. After that Ciandro stole home to help the Sharks take the lead. Audrey Hernandez had 2 RBI to help put the Sharks up 12-6, but a huge 6th inning for North Country put the Sharks down 14-12. The Sharks in the 7th were able to get a few runners on base, but couldn't bring anyone home. The Sharks will open league play on March 21st vs Soquel. Come out and support your Sharks!