Softball roundup: Sacred Heart's Rosie LaGrotta gets 17th win of season
The Sacred Heart High School softball team, ranked fourth in The Press Elite 11, beat visiting Gloucester Catholic 2-0 Friday in a nonleague game. The Lions scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Winning pitcher Rosie LaGrotta got her 17th win of the season. She gave up three hits, struck out one and walked one
Danielle Lugo went 2-for-3 with a run for Sacred Heart (23-30 and started the rally in the sixth wih a single. Samantha Caterina followed with a single. Gabby Castellini hit into a force play, and Kaila Smith singled in Lugo to make it 1-0. Lindsay Dwyer singled in Castellini.
Gloucester Catholic 000 000 0-0 3 0
Sacred Heart 000 002 x-2 6 1
WP-LaGrotta 1k (17-2). LP-Merryman 0k 1w.
Records-G.C. 11-9, Sacred Heart 23-3.
Northern Burlington 6, Millville 5
Northern Burlington scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win it. For Millville, Corie Collins went 2-for-4 with a triple, a run and two RBIs, and Lauren Tobolski was 2-for-3 with a run.
Millville 003 200 0-5 7 4
Northern Burlington 100 300 2-6 7 3
2B-Rivera M. Stanton NB. 3B-Collins M. HR-Zulla NB.
WP-Stanton 5k. LP-Gorgo 5k.
Atlantic City 7, Our Lady of Mercy Academy 2
Atlantic City's Claire Corbett went 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Alexis Barret finished 3-for-4.
Atlantic City 002 203 0-7 11 3
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 200 000 0-2
2B-Wiesen, Corbett AC.
WP-Dickerson (4-6) 3k. LP-Vozzi 2k (4-10).
Records-A.C. 8-10, OLMA 4-10.
Buena Regional 6, Ocean City 1
Carly Linus went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored to lead the Buena offense. Stephanie Walsh went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Ocean City 100 000 0-1 6 3
Buena Regional 122 010 x-6 9 0
2B-Sleister, Zeides, Piergross OC; Linus BR.
WP-Monfredo (9-2) 3k. LP-Holt 2k.
Records-O.C. 5-13, Buena 19-4.
St. Joseph 3, Egg Harbor Township 1
St. Joseph pitcher Dominique D'Andrea hit a three-run double in the bottom of the third inning. D'Andrea pitched a three-hitter with 12 strikeouts and four walks.
Egg Harbor Township 000 000 1-1 3 2
St. Joseph 003 000 x-3 5 0
WP-D'Andrea 12k (12-2). LP-Irvin 3k.
Records-EHT 11-7, S.J. 16-3.
Middle Township 4, Mainland Regional 0
Alyssa Discepola went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for visiting Middle, and teammate Taylor Franchville was 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Anna Gimeno was the winning pitcher.
Mainland's Stefanie Droboniku went 2-for-3.
Middle Township 100 000 3-4 9 2
Mainland Regional 000 000 0-0 5 1
2B-Discepola MT. 3B-Franchville, Raffaele MT.
WP-Gimeno 2k. LP-Roberts 4k.
Records-Middle 13-7, Mainland 8-12.
Oakcrest 11, Bridgeton 6
Devin Francz finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs to lead the Falcons. Jessica Liepe had two hits.
Oakcrest 321 200 3-11 11 2
Bridgeton 201 003 0-6 7 6
WP-Brown 6k. LP-Montana 9k.
Records-Oakcrest 9-9; Bridgeton 10-8.
Shore Conference Tournament
(22) Red Bank Regional 2, (11) Pinelands Regional 0
Red Bank Regional's Morgan Schroll tripled in the first inning of the Shore Conference Tournament first-round game and scored the winning run on a groundout. Red Bank's Katie Serkus pitched a one-hitter.
Pinelands pitcher Naomi Stas allowed three hits, struck out seven and walked none. Pinelands is No. 9 in The Press Elite 11.
Red Bank Regional 100 010 0-2 3 1
Pinelands Regional 000 000 0-0 1 2
WP-Serkus 5k (13-8). LP-Stas 7k (9-3).
Records-RBR 13-8, Pinelands 20-6.
Penns Grove 22, Wildwood 3
Mackenzie Huber returned to Wildwood's lineup after missing six weeks following shoulder surgery. The Warriors fell to 2-16.