Softball roundup: Mainland gets first win on Gab Guarracino's walk-off single
Gab Guarracino hit a walk off single to score Jillian Bruno in the bottom of the seventh to give Mainland Regional High School a 2-1 victory over Holy Spirit in a Cape-Atlantic League American Conference Division II softball game Thursday.
Amanda Bocelli's single in the top of the seventh scored Brianne Long to tie the game at 1-1.
Emme Rovins went 3-for-3 for Mainland and Raquelle Rusciamo was 2-for-3. Winning pitcher Abby Roberts pitched a complete game and struck out six.
Karly Newcomb went 2-for-3 for the Spartans.
Holy Spirit 000 000 1-1 6 1
Mainland Regional 100 000 1-2 8 0
WP-Roberts (1-1) 6k. LP-Lanfranchi 3k.
Records-Holy Spirit 0-2; Mainland 1-1.
Buena Regional 6, Middle Township 3
Ashley Surran went 3-for-4, including a double and had a run scored for Buena Regional. Carly Linus went 2-for-4 with a run scored and Alex Loloi went 2-for-4 with a double for the Chiefs.
Chelsea Bright went 2-for-4 and scored two runs for Middle. Victoria Raffaele 3-went-4 with two doubles and Lauren Novsak was 2-for-3.
Buena Regional 120 021 0-6 11 1
Middle Township 102 000 0-3 11 3
2B-Raffaele (2), Distepola, Bright MT; Surran, Loloi BR.
WP-Monfredo 3k. LP-Sittineri 0k.
Records-Buena 1-0; Middle 0-2.
Hammonton 4, Millville 3
Raelynn Genovese hit a home run for Hammonton. Franki Rodnesky doubled for the Blue Devils.
Casey Derella went 2-for-4, Amanda Buckson was 2-for-3 and Brittany Rivera went 2-for-2 with two RBIs for Millville.
Hammonton 000 011 2-4 6 0
Millville 000 000 3-3 8 3
2B-Rodnesky H. HR-Genovese H.
WP-DiVello (1-0) 3k. LP-Gorgo (1-1) 8k.
Records-Hammonton 2-0; Millville 1-1.
St. Joseph 4, Egg Harbor Township 0
Carly Testa went 3-for-4 and Jess Bergbauer was 2-for-4 for the Wildcats.
St. Joseph 100 000 3-4 9 1
Egg Harbor Township 000 000 0-0 1 0
WP-Dandrea 8k. LP-Irvin 4k.
Records-EHT 0-2; St. Joe 2-0.
Cedar Creek 25,
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 1, 4 innings
Winning pitcher Cheyenne Meyer took a perfect game into the fourth inning and struck out nine. At the plate, Meyer was 4-for-5, including two home runs, and had five RBIs. Amanda Fletcher tripled twice and homered for Cedar Creek.
Idalis Disla hit an RBI single in the fourth inning for ACIT.
ACIT 000 1-1 1 7
Cedar Creek (12)81 4-25 22 1
2B-Hood, Errera CC. 3B-A. Fletcher (2), S. Fletcher CC. HR-Meyer (2), A. Fletcher CC.
WP-Meyer (1-0). LP-Winnieski (0-1).
Records-ACIT 0-1; CC 1-0.
Vineland 10, Absegami 0, 5 innings
Liz Carpani hit a three-run homer in the third inning for Vineland. Rosalyn Rivera had a double and two RBIs and Kylie Finley also doubled for the Fighting Clan.
Absegami 000 00-0 1 4
Vineland 013 24-10 9 2
2B-Rivera, Finley V. 3B-. HR-Liz Carpani V.
WP-Murray 6k. LP-Guy 3k.
Records-Absegami 0-2; Vineland 2-0.
Lacey Township 1, Toms River South 0 (8 innings)
Jenna Geisinger scored the game's only run in the bottom of the eighth to give Lacey Township its first win of the season.
In the eighth, Geisinger reached base on a leadoff walk. She advanced to second on a passed ball. Amanda Santoro bunted down the third-base line for Lacey's lone hit and Geisinger scored from second on an overthrown ball to first.
Toms River South 000 000 00-0 8 2
Lacey Township 000 000 01-1 1 1
WP-Walizer 6k. LP-Gabriel 7k.
Records-TRS 0-2; Lacey 1-1.
Brick Memorial 10, Southern Regional 1
Jessica Angersach went 4-for-5, for Brick Memorial.
Southern Regional's Katelyn Arthur was 2-for-3, including a double.
Brick Memorial 121 203 1-10 13 2
Southern Regional 000 100 0-1 6 2
2B-Charterina, Reeves, Kowalski BM; Arthur SR.
Records-Southern 1-1; Brick 1-1.
Pinelands Regional 7, Manchester Township 0
Brianna Wilson went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Pinelands. Stephanie Healy was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI for the Wildcats.
Manchester Township 000 000 0-0 2 1
Pinelands Regional 202 210 X-7 10 3
WP-Neuweiler (2-0) 16k. LP-Leppert 2k.
Records-Pinelands 2-0; Manchester 0-1.