Softball roundup: Demi Murray tosses perfect game for Vineland
Vineland High School senior Demi Murray pitched a perfect game as the Fighting Clan beat Oakcrest 8-0 in a Cape-Atlantic League American Conference softball game Thursday.
Murray struck out 14 of the 21 batters in earning her fifth win of the season.
Also for Vineland, Lindsay Gaines, Kylie Finley, Bridgette Garvey and Alyssa Ellis had two hits.
Oakcrest 000 000 0-0 0 0
Vineland 100 421 x-8 12 0
2B-Garvey, Martino V.
WP-Murray (5-3) 14k. LP-MacIntosh.
Records-Vineland 5-3; Oakcrest 3-4.
No. 5 Sacred Heart 16, Lower Cape May Regional 5
Sacred Heart's Lindsay Dwyer went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs in the game, which ended in the fifth inning on the 10-run rule. The unbeaten Lions are ranked fifth in The Press Elite 11.
Also for host Sacred Heart, Samantha Caterina went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks, three runs and two RBIs. Alyssa Waddington gave up 10 hits, struck out four and walked one.
For Lower Cape May, Jill Vandermark was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs, and Ariel Magee 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs.
Lower Cape May Regional 104 00-5 10 4
Sacred Heart 349 0x-16 8 1
2B-Vandermark, Poullott LCM. L. Dwyer (2), Caterina, SH.
WP-Waddington 4k (2-0). LP-Sheehan 3k 6w.
Records-Lower 1-4 ; Sacred Heart 8-0.
ACIT 17, Pleasantville 1
Destiny Willis had four hits for Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Kaylan Gunther singled and tripled in a four0inning game. Kristen Ritchie struck out five and walked two .
Pleasantville 001 0-1 1 8
ACIT 840 5-17 17 1
WP-Ritchie 5k, 2w. LP-Knight 5k.
Records-Pleasantville 0-3; ACIT 3-3.
Egg Harbor Township 4, Atlantic City 1
EHT's Jess Wallowitch went 3-for-4 with a double, and Kelly Catania doubled. Eagles pitcher Hunter Irvin went seven innings and allowed six hits, with seven strikeouts and one walk.
Sierra Jordan went 2-for-4 for host Atlantic City. The Vikings' Maddie Taggart struck out 12 and walked three.
Egg Harbor Township 003 010 0-4 6 1
Atlantic City 100 000 0-1 6 4
2B-Munoz AC. Catania, Wallowitch EHT.
WP-Irvin 7k. LP-Taggart 12k (2-2).
Records-EHT 4-2; A.C. 2-5.
St. Joseph 7, Holy Spirit 3
St. Joseph's Mikaela Power went 3-for-4, including a double and a triple, with three RBIs. Alivia Kerr was 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Freshman Taylor Sirolli earned her first career victory.
Holy Spirit 000 210 0-3 8 2
St. Joseph 301 030 x-7 9 2
2B-Hallet, Napolitano HS; Power SJ. 3B-Power SJ.
WP-Sirolli (1-0) 3k, 4w. LP-Lafranchi 2k, 5w.
Records-Spirit ; St. Joseph 7-2.
Buena Regional 14, Wildwood Catholic 2
Samantha Fiocchi and Becca Collins each doubled and homered for Buena Regional in a five-inning game.
Jackie DeLong homered for Wildwood Catholic.
Buena Regional 123 26-14 15 2
Wildwood Catholic 200 00-2 4 3
2B-Fiocchi, Collins, Cimino BR. 3B-Linus BR. HR-Fiocchi, Collins BR; DeLong WC.
Records-Buena 6-2; Wildwood Catholic 4-3.
Millville 10, Absegami 0
Millville's Casey Derella had her 100th career hit as she went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, a double, two runs and four RBIs in a five-inning game.
Rachel Rivera also went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in the first inning, two runs and two RBIs. Cassidy Gorgo scattered six hits and struck out two.
Absegami's Julia Pietropola had two hits.
Millville 130 42-10 14 1
Absegami 000 00-0 6 3
2B-Derella, Makos M. HR-Rivera, Derella M.
WP-Gorgo 5k. LP-Beck 2k (0-4).
Records-Millville 6-4; Absegami 0-7.
Cedar Creek 15, Bridgeton 5
Cheyenne Meyer pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and two walks for Cedar Creek. She was also 4-for-5 with four runs and an RBI. Sydney Seney went 4-for-5, scored three runs and had one RBI.
Bridgeton's Natasha Rivera went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Cedar Creek 202 019 1-15 12 2
Bridgeton 301 010 0-5 4 9
3B-Seney, Meyer CC.
WP-Meyer 9k, 2w. LP-Montana 4k, 1w.
Records-Cedar Creek 7-3; Bridgeton 1-4.
Ocean City 4, Middle Township 3
Ariana Segich hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning to win the game for Ocean City. Marisa Holt struck out eight for the Red Raiders.
Middle Township 010 011 0-3 5 0
Ocean City 000 001 3-4 9 3
2B-Holt OC. HR-Segich OC.
WP-Holt 8k. LP-Sittineri.
Records-Middle 3-4; O.C. 3-3.
Lacey Township 13, Brick Township 5
Lacey's Aly Smialowicz led with four hits, including a third-inning grand slam, three runs and two stolen bases. Also for the visiting Lions, Paula Szczypinski was 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs, and Emily Dezendorf had three hits, a run and an RBI.
Lacey Township 208 1101-13 18 4
Brick Township 002 012 0-5 5 4
2B-Szczypinski, Dezendorf (2) LT. HR-Aly Smialowicz LT.
WP-Walizer 7k (3-2). LP-DiFoglio 3k.
The Christian Acad. (Pa.) 13, Pilgrim Academy 10
Hannah Hutton and Gabby Costa each had two hits for Pilgrim.
Pilgrim Academy 204 003 1-10 7 1
The Christian Academy 801 013 x-13 6 5
2B-Silipigni PA. DeVecchis TCA.
WP-Carmer 6k. LP-Costa 5k (0-2).
Records-TCA 2-1; Pilgrim 0-6.