Softball roundup: Naomi Stas hits grand slam in Pinelands Regional win
Naomi Stas hit a sixth-inning grand slam to help Pinelands Regional High School beat Jackson Liberty 8-3 in a Shore Conference softball game Monday.
Stas finished 2-for-4.
Also for Pinelands, Stephanie Healy hit two doubles. Emma Neuweiler struck out nine and walked two and hit a double to help the Wildcats improve to 8-3.
Jackson Liberty 100 110 0-3 10 1
Pinelands Regional 000 170 x-8 9 0
2B-Fatovic JL Healy (2), Neuweiler, Herron, Huber P. HR-Budden JL. Stas P.
WP-Neuweiler 9k (6-2). LP-Hickman 2k.
Records-PIinelands 8-3; Jackson 6-4.
Manchester Township 3
Barnegat's Jaime DiStefano went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs in a game that ended after six innings on the 10-run rule.
Also for the visiting Bengals, Kerry Butler was 3-for-5 with three runs and four RBIs. Taylor Moehring went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Marissa Stadtmauer hit a solo homer. Winning pitcher Emily Gambuti struck out two and walked four.
Barnegat 061 115-14 19 1
Manchester Township 200 100-3 5 2
2B-DiStefano (2), Leary B. 3B-Goff M. HR-Stadtmauer B.
WP-Gambuti 2k (4-6). LP-Kiernan 2k.
Records-Barnegat 4-6; Manchester 3-6.
No. 4 Toms River North 6,
Lacey Township 1
No. 8 Sacred Heart 10,
Sacred Heart's Rosie LaGrotta and Alyssa Waddington combined on a no-hitter in the six-inning game.
Sacred Heart, which is ranked eighth in The Press Elite 11, committed an error in the first inning. LaGrotta pitched four innings, striking out eight and walking none to get the win. Waddington pitched two innings, getting two strikeouts with no walks.
Kaila Smith was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBIs in the win.
Absegami 000 000-0 0 6
Sacred Heart 213 301-10 8 1
WP-LaGrotta 8k (7-1). LP-Guy 6k.
Records-Absegami 0-8, S.H. 9-1.
Atlantic City 13,
Lower Cape May Regional 4
Atlantic City's Maddie Taggart pitched 42/3 innings of relief to get the win, striking out nine while allowing two hits and no walks.
Taggart also went 3-for-4. Also for the Vikings, Cassidy Shea was 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and three RBIs.
Lower Cape May Regional 103 000 0-4 6 5
Atlantic City 200 524 x-13 13 3
WP-Taggart 9k (3-2). LP-Sheehan 3k.
Wildwood Catholic 3
Oakcrest's Logan Day went 2-for-4 with two runs.
Winning pitcher Logan MacIntosh went seven innings and gave up four hits, with five walks and six strikeouts. MacIntosh also hit a double.
Kaleigh Kitor doubled for visiting Wildwood Catholic. The Crusaders' Jackie Delong struck out nine.
Wildwo0d Catholic 001 110 0-3 4 4
Oakcrest 031 100 x-5 5 1
2B-Kitor WC. MacIntosh O.
WP-MacIntosh 6k (5-4). LP-Delong 9k.
Records-Oakcrest 5-5, W.C. 4-4.
Buena Regional 10,
Cape May Tech 0
Buena Regional sophomore Sam Fiocchi pitched her first varsity no-hitter and struck out seven while walking none in the six-inning game.
Buena committed an error in the fourth inning. Janessa Rios went 3-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Samantha Walsh was 2-for-3 with two triples, two runs and two RBIs. Sisters Becca and Lynnsie Collins each tripled.
Cape May Tech 000 000-0 0 4
Buena Regional 103 321-10 13 1
2B-Rios (2) B. 3B-Walsh (2), B. Collins, L. Collins B.
WP-Fiocchi 7k. LP-Gehring 1k.
Our Lady of Mercy Acad. 26,
OLMA's Giana Vozzi pitched a one-hitter with five strikeouts and one walk in the three-inning game. Giana Anglani hit a grand slam for visiting OLMA and Kerri Harmon had two doubles.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy (11)78-26 9 0
Pleasantville 000-0 1 10
2B-Harmon (2) O. HR-Anglani O.
WP-Vozzi 5k. LP-Atkins 4k.
Mainland Regional 5,
Ocean City 3
Mainland's Gab Guarracino went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Alix Haberkern hit a two-run single in the first inning. Abby Roberts picked up the win with 10 strikeouts.
Arianna Segich hit a two-run single in the fourth inning for Ocean City, and Marisa Holt struck out nine.
Mainland Regional 202 000 1-5 6 2
Ocean City 100 200 0-3 4 2
2B-Roberts, Guarracino M. 3B-McGlynn M.
WP-Roberts 10k. LP-Holt 9 .
Records-Mainland 3-5, OC 3-5.
St. Joseph 4,
Cedar Creek 3
Winning pitcher Dominique D'Andrea doubled and scored a run in the first inning.
Cedar Creek's Cheyenne Meyer hit a two-run triple in the third inning.
St. Joseph 102 100 0-4 6 6
Cedar Creek 002 000 1-3 4 4
2B-D'Andrea SJ. 3B-Meyer CC.
WP-Sirolli 4k . LP-Meyer (7-3) 3k.
Records-St. Joseph 8-2; Cedar Creek 7-4.
Egg Harbor Township 7,
Middle Township 2
Egg Harbor Township freshman Nicole Wisser struck out three for her first varsity win. Jess Wallowitch hit an RBI triple.
Middle's Alyssa Discepola doubled.
Middle Township 000 002 0-2 3 6
Egg Harbor Township 030 022 x-7 8 5
2B-Discepola MT; Stratten, Collins EHT. 3B-Wallowitch EHT.
WP-Wisser (1-0) 3k. LP-Sittineri 6k.
Records-Middle 4-5, EHT 5-2.
Winslow Township 10,
Jenna Montana was 2-for-4 with a double for Bridgeton. She also pitched six innings, striking out six, while only giving up one earned run.
Callia Abbott homered for Winslow Township.
Bridgeton 111 000 0-3 3 8
Winslow Township 010 324 x-10 7 3
2B-Montana B. HR-Abbott.
WP-Campbell 5k. LP-Montana 6k.
Records-Bridgeton 1-5, Winslow 4-9.