Softball roundup: Emily DeMarco's grand slam lifts St. Joseph
Emily DeMarco's grand slam broke a tie in the seventh inning as St. Joseph High School beat Millville 5-2 in a Cape-Atlantic League American Conference softball game Tuesday.
Winning pitcher Dominique D'Andrea went 4-for-4 with a solo home run in the first inning.
Casey Derella homered for Millville. Devona Bates went 2-for-3.
St. Joseph 100 000 4-5 9 0
Millville 000 001 1-2 6 1
2B-Rivera, Buckson M. HR-Dandrea, DeMarco SJ; Derella M.
WP-Dandrea 7k. LP-Gorgo 6k.
Records-St. Joseph 9-2, Millville 7-5.
Overbrook 15, Absegami 1
Ryann Guy went 2-for-3 for Absegami in a game that ended after five innings on the 10-run rule.
Tiffany Bell homered for Absegami in the third.
Overbrook 811 40-14 13 0
Absegami 001 00-1 8 6
2B-Hohonburger, Carpenter, Locante O. HR-McClasky, Potio O; Bell A.
WP-Hohonburger (8-3) 6k. LP-Beck.
Records-Overbrook 10-4; Absegami 0-9.
Ocean City 6,
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 2
Arianna Segich went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored for Ocean City.
Rachael Deides hit a two-run single in the second inning for the Red Raiders.
For OLMA, Devon Donaghy had two hits.
Our Lady Of Mercy 101 000 0-2 4 3
Ocean City 150 000 x-6 7 4
Records-OLMA 1-2; O.C. 4-5.
Buena Regional 3,
Cedar Creek 2
Buena's Lynnsie Collins drove in her sister Becca with the eventual winning run in the third inning.
Buena's Natalie Giannascoli singled in winning pitcher Sam Fiocchi to make it 1-0 in the first inning. Janessa Rios scored the Chiefs' second run in the third inning on Becca Collins' bloop single.
Cedar Creek pitcher Cheyenne Meyer allowed four hits and went 3-for-3 with two doubles. Teammate Sydney Seney was 3-for-4 with a double.
Cedar Creek 001 000 1-2 10 3
Buena Regional 102 000 0-3 4 2
2B-Meyer (2), Seney C. L. Collins B.
WP-Fiocchi 6k (4-0). LP-Meyer 0k.
Records-Cedar Creek 7-5; Buena 10-3.
No. 10 Hammonton 9,
Egg Harbor Township 4
Raelynn Genovese went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI for Hammonton, which is No. 10 in The Press Elite 11.
Heather Visco was 2-for-3 with two runs and Franki Rudnesky had two hits and three RBIs for the Blue Devils.
Egg Harbor Township's Melissa Collins went 2-for-4.
Egg Harbor Township 010 030 0-4 8 2
Hammonton 231 210 x-9 17 2
2B-Genovese, Wylie, Hellyer H. 3B-Genovese, Visco H.
WP-Hellyer (7-1) 3k, 2w. LP-Irvin 1k, 3w.
Records-EHT 5-3; Hammonton 9-3.
Gia Tammaro was 2-for-3 with a homer for Wildwood Catholic.
Caitlin Nanos singled and drove in a run for the Crusaders.
Brianna Knight singled for Pleasantville.
Pleasantville 000 0-0 1 1
Wildwood Catholic 721 5-15 12 0
2B-Sharkey, Ballman WC. HR-Gia Tammaro WC.
Records-Wildwood Catholic 5-4.
Lower Cape May Regional 15,
Lower's Carissa Scott went 4-for-4 with two triples, a grand slam and five RBIs in a game that ended in the fifth inning on the 10-run rule.
Ariel Magee went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs for Lower. Winning pitcher Mariah Sheehan went five innings, allowed five hits, struck out three and walked five.
Bridgeton's Chasady Wilford was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Bridgeton 102 00-3 5 1
Lower Cape May Regional 532 5x-15 12 2
2B-Magee LCM. 3B-Scott (2) LCM. HR-Scott LCM.
WP-Sheehan 3k. LP-Nutter 0k.
Middle Township 14,
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 0
Middle's Chelsea Bright went 4-for-4 with three runs and an RBI in the game, which ended in the fifth inning on the 10-rune rule.
Alyssa Discepola was 3-for-4 with three doubles, one run and one RBI. Lauren Novsak went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI. Panthers pitcher Tori Sittineri gave up two hits in five innings, with one walk and three strikeouts.
Pitcher Molly Wisniewski doubled for ACIT.
ACIT 000 00-0 2 5
Middle Township 218 3 x-14 17 0
2B-Wisniewski A. Discepola (3), Nagle MT.
WP-Sittineri 3k. LP-Wisniewski 1k.
Vineland 7, Atlantic City 1
Mya Lopez went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead the Fighting Clan. Alyssa Ellis and Liz Carpani each went 3-for-3.
Atlantic City's Sierra Jordan tripled.
Vineland 020 203 0-7 12 1
Atlantic City 000 001 0-1 7 2
2B-Lopez V. 3B-Jordan AC.
WP-Murray (8-3) 8k. LP-Taggart (3-3) 3k.
Records-Vineland 8-3; A.C. 4-6.
Mainland Regional 6,
Mainland catcher Ashlee Woran scored twice.
Jessica Liepe and Devin Francz each doubled for Oakcrest. Emily Brown went 2-for-4.
Mainland Regional 000 040 2-6 3 1
Oakcrest 200 010 0-3 6 6
2B-Liepe, Francz O.
WP-Graziotto 3k. LP-MacIntosh (5-5) 7k.
Records-Mainland 4-5, Oakcrest 5-6.
(3) Pinelands Regional 3,
(14) Point Pleasant Beach 0
Pinelands' Naomi Stas pitched a one-hitter in the Ocean County Tournament first-round game, allowing only a single up the middle in the first inning.
Stas also went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Corinne Huber doubled in a run for the Wildcats.
Point Pleasant Beach 000 000 0-0 1 1
Pinelands Regional 200 001x-3 7 0
2B-Huber, Stas P.
WP-Stas 12k (3-1). LP-Sherbo 2k (7-3).
Records-Pinelands 9-3, PPB 7-3.
Brick Township 5,
Southern Regional 4
Lauren Pierson went 3-for-4 for Southern Regional.
Southern Regional 101 000 2-4 6 3
Brick Township 400 010 x-5 10 3
2B-Cimino BT. HR-Moniz, Olsen BT.
Atlantic Christian 25,
Gloucester Christian 7
Atlantic Christian pitcher Dakota Hitchner struck out nine, and she and Samantha Grawl each homered.
Sarah Kimmerly tripled for the Cougars, andd Hannah Schallis and Jamie Zalman each doubled.
Atlantic Christian 160 25(11)-25 16 4
Gloucester Christian 203 200 0-7 9 7
2B-Schallis, Zalman AC. 3B-Kimmerly AC. HR-Grawl, Hitcher AC.
WP-Hitchner 9k. LP-Brook 2k.
Records-Atlantic Christian 2-1.
Kings Christian School 12,
Pilgrim Academy 7
Jennifer Mallory had two RBIs for Pilgrim.
King's Christian 201 203 4-12 10 2
Pilgrim Academy 430 000 0-7 3 3
2B-Lamastra, Bower KC.
WP-Case 6K. LP-Mallory 6K.