Softball roundup: St. Joseph scores two in seventh inning to beat Vineland
The St. Joseph High School softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and beat visting Vineland 2-1 on Thursday.
Winning pitcher Dominique D'Andrea gave up one hit, walked seven and struck out eight.
St. Joseph's Carly Testa had two hits, including an RBI double which brought in the winning run. Cara Owsley hit a sacrifice fly for the Wildcats, which tied the game at 1-1. Kyra Berrios followed with a single, went to second on a fielder's choice, and scored the winning run on Testa's double to right field.
Vineland's only hit was Bridgette Garvey's RBI double in the first inning. Fighting Clan pitcher Demi Murray gave up seven hits, struck out three and walked none.
Vineland 100 000 0-1 1 1
St. Joseph 000 000 2-2 7 3
2B-Garvey V. Carly Testa, D'Andrea SJ.
WP-D'Andrea 8k (4-1). LP-Murray 3k.
Records-S.J. 4-1; Vineland 3-1.
Oakcrest 3, Holy Spirit 2, 8 innings
Oakcrest's Jessica Liepe tripled and scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly by Devon Francz in the top of the eighth inning.
For Holy Spirit, Brook Hallett had three hits. Winning pitcher Logan McIntosh went the distance and struck out five.
Oakcrest 000 101 01-3 9 2
Holy Spirit 100 000 10-2 12 0
2B-Valiante O. Napolitano, Hallett, Poltorak HS. 3B-Liepe, Brown O.
WP-McIntosh 8 inn 5w 8k. LP-Lanfranchi 8 inn 1w 4k (0-2).
Records-Oakcrest 3-2; H.S. 1-2.
No. 5 Sacred Heart 19, Pleasantville 0, 4 innings
Sacred Heart pitcher Alyssa Waddington gave up one hit, struck out eight and walked none in the four-inning game, and had two doubles at the plate. The Lions are ranked fifth in The Press Elite 11. Teammate Sam Caterina hit a solo homer in the second inning.
Sacred Heart 465 4-19 11 0
Pleasantville 000 0-0 1 9
2B-Waddington (2). HR-Caterina SH.
WP-Waddington 8k. LP-Atkins 1k.
Records-S.H. 5-0; P. 0-1.
Millville 10, Atlantic City 1
Millville's Casey Derella went 4-for-5 with two doubles, three runs, two RBIs and two stolen bases. Teammates Brittany Rivera, Rachel Rivera, Corie Colliins and Devona Bates each had two hits. Thunderbolts pitcher Cassidy Gorgo scatted nine hits and struck out six.
For host A.C., Maddie Taggart went 3-for-3 and Sierra Jordan had two hits.
Millville 301 300 3-10 16 3
Atlantic City 100 000 0-1 9 1
2B-Derella (2), Collins M. Dellston AC.
WP-Gorgo 6k (2-2). LP-Dickenson.
Records-Millville 3-3; A.C. 1-3.
Middle Township 12, Bridgeton 2, 6 innings
The visiting Panthers scored eight runs in the final two innings of the game, which ended in six innings on the 10-run rule.
Middle Township 101 253-12 13 0
Bridgeton 010 100-2 11 6
WP-Sitterini 5k. LP-Montana 2k.
Records-Bridgeton 0-3, Middle 2-2.
Egg Harbor Township 2, Absegami 1
Egg Harbor Township's Jessica Wallowitch hit the game-winning RBI double in the fifth inning. Eagles starter Hunter Irvin struck out six for her second win this season. Wallowitch and Casey Coholan were each 2-for-3.
Absegami 001 000 0-1 3 3
Egg Harbor Township 010 010 x-2 6 1
WP-Irvin (2-2) 6k. LP-Roberts 6k.
Records-EHT 2-2; Absegami 0-4.
Wildwood Catholic 13, Cape May Tech 4
Winning pitcher Jackie DeLong had three hits with a triple and two RBIs as the Crusaders picked up their first win this season. Gia Tammarrow also tripled.
Cape May Tech's Tina Sacco had two RBIs.
Wildwood Catholic 121 611 1-13 12 2
Cape May Tech 000 200 2-4 3 6
2B-Ballman WC; Stone CMT. 3B-Tammarrow, DeLong WC.
WP-DeLong (1-1) 8k. LP-Gehring (0-2) 5k.
Records-Wildwood Catholic 1-1; Cape May Tech 0-2.
Lower Cape May Regional 10, Atlantic County Institute of Technology 5
Lower's Ariel Magee had five hits, including a double. For host ACIT, Destiny Willis and Idalis Disla each had a double and a single.
Lower Cape May Regional 321 003 1-10 13 1
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 031 000 1-5 8 3
2B-Magee LCM. Willis, Disla A.
WP-Stone 5k (1-1). LP-Wisniewski 5k.
Records-LCM 1-1; ACIT 2-3.
Cedar Creek 10,
Ocean City 6
Cheyenne Meyer struck out 13 in a complete game win to improve to 4-1 this season. Meyer helped herself offensively with a pair of doubles and four RBIs. Shannon Fletcher broke a 4-4 tie with a three-run home run in the fifth.
Arianna Segich and Lauren Norbury each tripled for the Red Raiders.
Ocean City 000 310 2-6 8 3
Cedar Creek 011 062 x-10 9 2
2B-Meyer (2), Errera CC. 3B-Segich, Norbury OC. HR-Fletcher CC.
WP-Meyer (4-1) 13k. LP-Holt 3k.
Records-Ocean City 0-2, Cedar Creek 4-2.
Lacey Township 8,
Southern Regional 2
Lacey's Paula Szczypinski doubled in the first inning and then hit a two-run home run in the fourth. Ali Smialowicz was 2-for-4 with three RBIs for the Lions, and Caitlyn Linstra was 2-for-4.
Winning pitcher Morgan Walizer allowed five hits and struck out five.
Lacey Township 101 330 0-8 11 3
Southern Regional 000 010 1-2 5 4
2B-Szczypinski, Santoro, Wright LT, Pierson, Wilk SR. HR-Szczypinski LT .
WP-Walizer (2-1) 5k. LP-Hewitt (1-5) 5k.
Records-Lacey 3-3; Southern 1-5..
Manchester Township 4,
Manchester pitcher Kendall Kiernan gave up five hits, and at the plate was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Barnegat pitcher Emily Gambuti allowed 12 hits, struck out eight and walked none. Amber Leary doubled for the host Bengals.
Manchester Township 000 102 1-4 12 1
Barnegat 000 000 0-0 5 1
2B-Kiernan M. Leary B. HR-Penna M.
WP-Kiernan 4k (2-2). LP-Emily Gambuti 8k (2-3).
Records-M.T. 2-2; Barnegat 2-3.
Triton 15, Wildwood 6
Wildwood's Claudia Melchiore had three RBIs.
Triton Regional 212 433 0-15 21 0
Wildwood 031 011 0-6 8 2
2B-Maloney T; Melchiore, Aydelotte W. 3B-Maloney, Heintz T.
WP-Heintz 4k. LP-Huber 2k.