Softball roundup: Becca Maguire sets two school records in Absegami playoff win
Becca Maguire set two school records as seventh-seeded Absegami High School beat No. 10 Egg Harbor Township 6-0 in a South Jersey Group IV first-round softball playoff game Wednesday.
Maguire's two-run home run in the fifth gave her 11 homers and 33 RBIs this season, both school records, according to coach Pat Esemplare.
Kelly Lupton pitched a no-hitter, striking out 15. Dana Cafone singled, drove in two runs and scored one for the Braves.
Absegami will play second-seeded Shawnee today at 3:45 in the second round.
EHT 000 000 0-0 0 1
Absegami 301 020 X-6 7 0
2B-Block A. HR-Maguire A.
WP-Lupton 15k. LP-Irvin 5k.
Records-EHT 9-9; Absegami 17-6.
S.J. Group III 1st round
(3) Moorestown 1,
(14) Ocean City 0
Moorestown's Audrey Weller singled in Alexa Massa in the bottom of the fifth for the game's only run.
For Ocean City, Robyn Merz went 3-for-3 and Arianna Segich was 2-for-4.
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Bridgeton 8, Cape May Tech 7
Bridgeton's Jenna Montana tied the game at 7-7 with a solo homer in the sixth inning, and Nicole Chillari scored the go-ahead run in the seventh.
Chillari also had a stolen base.
Cape May Tech's Kaitlin Tanghare doubled, tripled and drove in two runs.
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Cape May Tech 302 110 0-7 13 4
2B-Rivera, Watford, Price, Butler B; Tanghare CMT. 3B-Tanghare CMT. HR-Montana B.
WP-Montana (6-13) 4K. LP-Hickman (0-2) 4K.
Records-Bridgeton 7-15; CMT 3-14.
Wildwood Catholic 15,
Lower Cape May Regional 4
Arianna Alosi was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Wildwood Catholic, and Jackie DeLong doubled.
The Crusaders used a nine-run second inning to take a 12-2 lead.
For Lower, Becca Holden went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Nisol Biersbach drove in two runs.
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Lower Cape May 202 00-4 4 2
2B-DeLong WC; Holden LCM.
WP-Jett 2K. LP-Devon Small OK.
Records-Wildwood Catholic 11-8; Lower 6-15.
Millville 13, St. Joseph 1
Casey DeRella went 3-for-3 for Millville with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Emily Corson doubled twice, drove four runs and scored twice for the Thunderbolts. Breann Swan had two RBIs. Winning pitcher Cassidy Gorgo struck out eight.
For St. Joseph, Danille Mauro tripled and Carly Testa doubled.
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2B-DeRella, Swan, Corson (2) M; Testa SJ. 3B-Mauro SJ.
WP-Gorgo 8K. LP-Kerr 2K.
Records-Millville 12-11; St. Joseph 14-12.
Pitman 12, Wildwood 2
Mackenzie Huber and Serena Seijo each had an RBI for Wildwood.
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2B-Fox W; Brown P. 3B-Williams (2) P.
WP-Grimm 10K. LP-Huber 5K.
Sacred Heart 5,
Cumberland Regional 1
Sacred Heart's Samantha Caterina went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Lindsey Dwyer doubled twice, drove in a run and scored a run for the Lions.
Nicole Larro went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored for Cumberland, and Jodi Cook doubled.
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Sacred Heart 102 200-5 9 1
2B-Cook C; Lugo, Hullihen, Dwyer (2) SH. 3B-Larro C .
WP-LaGrotta 0k. LP-Loud 0k.
Records-Cumberland 15-9; Sacred Heart 23-6.