Kingsway suffered its worst defeat of the season Tuesday in a Group 3 state semifinal with Middletown South, 11-1.

Previously, a 6-2 loss to host Cumberland on May 3 in a Tri-County Conference Royal Division game had been its worst loss.

"Middletown South High School's softball team is easily the best team we have faced in a few years," Kingsway coach Tony Barchuk said in an e-mail. "...They hit [Dominique] Ficara, not that she was throwing fat pitches right down the middle, but because they went with everything she threw, inside, outside, down low..."