Madeline Ellis doubled home Brittany Robertson with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Middle Township High School softball team beat host Absegami 3-2 on Friday.

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Records-Middle 8-7, Absegami 0-13.

Mainland Regional 16, Atlantic County Institute of Technology 0, 4 innings

Mainland's Jillian Bruno went 3-for-3 with two triples and five RBIs in the game, which ended in the fourth inning. Cathryn Hutton was 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs.

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Records-ACIT 5-10, Mainland 6-7.

No. 7 Sacred Heart 9 Cape May Tech 0

Alyssa Waddington and Lauren Dwyer combined for a complete game shutout. Waddington pitched the first four innings, striking out six and walking none to improve to 3-0. Dwyer, who also doubled, closed out the game with four strikeouts and one walk.

Danielle Lugo led the Lions, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs. Sacred Heart, No. 7 in the Press Elite 11, is now 13-1.

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Records-CMT 2-7, Sacred Heart 13-1.

Oakcrest 15, Pleasantville 0, 4 innings

Emily Brown pitched a four-inning, perfect game, with five strikeouts. At the plate, Brown had a triple and two singles. Teammate Sam Liepe doubled twice.

Pleasantville pitcher Brianna Atkins struck out four.

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Records-Oakcrest 6-8, Pleasantville 0-12.


Lenape 9, Egg Harbor Township 2

Egg Harbor Township dropped to 6-6 with the loss. The Eagles scored both of their runs in the sixth inning.

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Records-EHT 6-6.

No. 9 Haddon Heights 3, No. 6 Hammonton 1

Hammonton pitcher Morgan DiVello struck out two. Madison Mathes went 2-for-3 with a run for host Hammonton, The Press Elite 11's sixth-ranked team.

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Records-H.H. 14-2, Hammonton 12-6.

Ocean County Tournament

(3) Pinelands Regional 7, (6) Jackson Liberty 2

Stephanie Healy hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning for Pinelands in the Ocean County Tournament quarterfinal game. Healy was 2-for-3.

Also for the host Wildcats, Emma Neuweiler went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs. Winning pitcher Naomi Stas struck out eight and walked none.

Pinelands, the No. 3 seed, travels to second-seeded Toms River East, No. 3 in The Press Elite 11, on Tuesday for a 4 p.m. semifinal game.

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Records-J.L. 10-5, Pinelands 14-4.

Toms River South 7,

Barnegat 2

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