Yellowjackets softball season starts

Anna King stared down a Shepaug batter in the first inning of Gilbert’s opening day loss. Photo by Jesse Williams

WINSTED —  Though it certainly was not the season opener they were hoping for, the Yellowjackets might have more reason for optimism than they did at this point last year.

On a seasonably beautiful afternoon, The Gilbert School varsity softball team (0-1) opened its 2017 campaign on Monday, April 3 taking a 15-1 beating at the hands of Shepaug (1-0).

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