Softball roundup: Middle Township takes advantage of 10 walks to beat Cinnaminson
The seventh-seeded Middle Township High School girls softball team scored three runs on 10 walks to defeat No. 10 Cinnaminson 3-1 in the opening round of the South Jersey Group II playoffs Tuesday.
Tori Sittineri and Chelsea Bright each walked twice and scored a run for the Panthers. Alyssa DiScepola registered Middle Township's only hit of the game.
Sittineri pitched a complete game, allowing five hits and one run for the pitching victory.
Middle will meet No. 2 seed Overbrook in the a quarterfinal game on Thursday.
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(1) Buena Regional 1,
(16) Pemberton 0
Ashley Stratton led off the bottom of the sixth inning with a walk. Sam Fiocchi laid down a sacrifice bunt, but a throwing error by Pemberton allowed Stratton to score from first base for the game's only run.
The Chiefs advance to play Bridgeton in the South Jersey Group II quarterfinals.
Fiocchi pitched a two-hit shutout and Carly Linus tripled for Buena, No. 9 in The Press Elite 11.
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(9) Bridgeton 8,
(8) Lower Cape May Reg. 7
Autumn Brown knocked in Chasady Wilford in the top of the seventh for the game-winning run.
Jenna Montana recorded six strikeouts in the win.
The Bulldogs will meet top-seeded Buena Regional, the No. 9 team in the Press Elite 11, in a quarterfinal game.
For Lower Cape May, Arielle Magee recorded a double, two triples, four runs scored and three RBIs.
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Records-Bridgeton 11-9, Lower Cape May 6-15.
(4) Cedar Creek 11,
(13) Manchester Township 1, 6 innings
Darby Langel tallied two hits, two stolen bases, two runs scored and an RBI to guide the Pirates into a quarterfinal game with No. 5 seed Woodstown on Friday.
Cheyenne Meyer pitched a complete game, while striking out 11, walking none and allowing five hits. Meyer also registered two doubles and two RBIs. Sydney Seney also hit two doubles, including a one-run double in the bottom of the sixth to end the game by the mercy rule.
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S.J. Group IV
(1) Washington Township 6,
(16) Mainland Regional 0
Alyssa Cudeyro and Kristen Turner each hit home runs for Washington Township, No. 3 in The Press Elite 11.
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Records-Mainland 8-13, W.T. 25-2.
(5) Vineland 7,
(12) Cherry Hill West 1
Vineland's Kylie Finley had three RBIs on two singles. Brigette Garvey hit a two-run double and Liz Carpani had an RBI double.
The Fighting Clan will play the winner of the Egg Harbor Township vs. Toms River North game winner in a quarterfinal on Thursday.
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Records-CHW 10-13, Vineland 13-6.
(10) Toms River South 3,
(7) Millville 0
Toms River South pitcher Danielle Gabriel struck out 15 in a two-hit shutout. Millville pitcher Cassidy Gorgo struck out nine.
Lauren Tobolski and Corie Collins each had a hit for the Thunderbolts.
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Records- Millville 13-8.
S.J. Group III
(8) Cumberland Regional 2,
(9) Moorestown 1
With two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, Jodi Cook singled to score Allison Saul for Cumberland. The Colts will travel to top-seeded Gloucester County Institute of Technology for a quarterfinal game Thursday.
Further details were unavailable.
Records-Moorestown 8-9; Cumberland 15-5.
(6) Timber Creek 7,
(11) Lacey Township 6
Timber Creek's Briana Fisher hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Emily Dezendorf and Sara Wright each doubled for Lacey.
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Records-Lacey 7-13, T.C. 14-9.
(1) Gloucester County Institute of Technology 11,
(16) Ocean City 2
GCIT's Taylor Favinger was 2-for-4 with three runs scored and also got her 100th career hit.
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Records-O.C. 4-13; GCIT 17-5.
(2) Hammonton 3,
(15) Winslow Township 0
Skylar Wylie hit a two-run home run for Hammonton, which will host 10th-seeded Delsea Regional in the next round. Brigette Alessandrini and Raelynn Genovese each went 1-for-2 and scored a run.
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S.J. Group I
(2) Pennsville 10,
(15) Cape May Tech 0,
Pennsville pitcher Brooke Coleman pitched a two-hit shutout with six strikeouts and at the plate was 2-for-2 with two runs and an RBI.
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Records-CMT 3-11, Pennsville 14-9.
S.J. Non-Public B
(3) Sacred Heart 21,
(14) Rutgers Prep 3, 4.5 innings
Alyssa Waddington (7-1) and Lauren Dwyer combined for the no-hitter. Waddington struck out eight and walked none in four innings pitched, while Dwyer struck out two and walked two in an inning of work.
Waddington led the Lions, ranked No. 4 in the Press Elite 11, with three hits, three runs scored and two RBIs.
Sacred Heart will face the winner of Cardinal McCarrick and Timothy Christian on Tuesday.
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Records-Prep 2-12, Sacred Heart 26-3.
Atlantic City 5, Holy Spirit 4
Olivia Dellston connected for a bases-loaded double to drive in three runs for Atlantic City in the bottom of the third of a Cape-Atlantic League game. The Vikings posted all five of their runs in that inning. Jordan Wiesen contributed with a double and run scored.
For Holy Spirit, Brianne Long recorded a triple and home run.
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Records-Spirit , A.C. 9-10.
Pinelands Regional 3,
Southern Regional 1
Brianna Wilson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a solo home run to lead Pinelands in a Shore Conference game. Alison Waldron provided two hits and a run scored for the Wildcats.
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Records-Southern 2-17, Pinelands 22-6.
Calvary Christian Academy 17,
Atlantic Christian 15
Samantha Grawl and Jamie Zalman led Atlantic Christian with three hits apiece in a Tri-State Christian Conference game.
Calvary Christian scored 17 runs on two hits and 21 walks.
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Records-Atlantic Christian 11-3.