Softball roundup: Pinelands Regional, Millville advance at Overbrook Tournament
The Pinelands Regional High School softball team beat Kingsway Regional 3-1 on Saturday in the first round of the 16-team Overbook Tournament at Overbrook High School.
Winning pitcher Emma Neuweiler allowed six hits, walked two and struck out two. Neuweiler also went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Breanna Wilson went 2-for-4 with a run for Pinelands (5-1). Wildcats catcher Alison Waldron was 1-for-1 with a sacrifice fly and threw out two runners at second base.
Pinelands will play Glou-cester City at 11 a.m. today in a quarterfinal game at Over-brook. The semifinals are at 1 p.m. and the final is at 3 p.m.
Kingsway Regional 000 010 0-1 7 1
Pinelands Regional 300 000 x-3 6 1
WP-Neuweiler 2w 2k (5-1). LP-Hilt 4k (7-3).
Records-Pinelands 5-1; Kingsway 7-3.
Millville 11, Pennsauken 1
Millville's Kody Mae Makos went 4-for-4 with a double and four RBIs in the Overbrook Tournament game.
Millville scored four runs in the fifth inning to end the game on the 10-run rule. Catcher Rachel Rivera went 2-for-3 with a home run. Casey Derella was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs for the Thunderbolts. Corie Collins went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two stolen bases.
Millville plays host Overbrook at 11 a.m. in the second round today.
Pennsauken 010 00-1 3
Millville 313 04-11 14
2B-Mosley P. Makos M. 3B-Derella M. HR-Reed P. Rivera M.
WP-Gorgo 2k (3-2). LP-Hilbert.
Paul VI 8, Barnegat 1
Paul VI scored all eight of its runs in the third inning of the Overbrook Tournament game.
For Barnegat, Taylor Moehring hit a sacrifice fly and Ryann Farley went 2-for-3. Emily Gambuti walked four and struck out two.
Paul VI 008 000 0-8 6 1
Barnegat 001 000 0-1 3 5
WP-Kreck 1k. LP-Gambuti 2k (2-4).
Mainland Regional 0
Eastern scored seven runs in the top of the fourth inning and ended the game in five innings on the 10-run rule.
Cedar Creek 1
Overbrook advanced to meet Millville at 11 a.m. today in Overbrook's tournament.
Cumberland splits two
The Colts beat Holy Spirit 16-5 but lost to Pennsville 12-11 at the Danielle Dolbow-Darby Pennsville Alumni Tournament..
Holy Spirit lost to Schalick 4-3 in its second game.
Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference
Atlantic Christian 12,
Pilgrim Academy 2
Jonie Mercadante had two hits and four RBIs for host Atlantic Christian.
The game ended in the sixth inning on the 10-run rule. Winning pitcher Dakota Hitchner allowed three hits, with eight strikeouts and five walks.
Pilgrim Academy 000 200-2 3 3
Atlantic Christian 340 041-12 5 1
WP-Hitchner 8k (1-1). LP-Mallory 4k (0-3).
Records-A.C. 1-1; P.A. 0-3.
Wildwood Catholic 3,
Little Flower (Pa.) 1
Sarah Jo Ballman doubled in two runs for host Wildwood Catholic.
Meagan Sharkey singled in the first run. Winning pitcher Jackie DeLong gave up six hits, struck out nine and walked none.
Little Flower 001 000 0-1 6 0
Wildwood Catholic 000 012 x-3 3 4
WP-DeLong 9k (2-1).
Records-L.F. 4-3; W.C. 2-1.
Ocean City 2,
Mount Saint Joseph 1
O.C.'s Holly Mariana scored the winning run on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Mariana singled to start the inning, and a single and a walk loaded the bases.
Mariana and Malia Hindle each had two hits for the host Red Raiders. Winning pitcher Marisa Holt gave up five hits, struck out six and walked one.
Mount Saint Joseph 001 000 0-1 5 0
Ocean City 001 000 1-2 6 1
WP-Holt 6k (1-2). LP-Cnudde 5k.
Records-Ocean City 1-2.
The Rancocas Valley softball tournament was postponed due to rain and bad field conditions. The 16-team tournament will have two rounds today, starting at 9 a.m.
Hammonton, St. Joseph, Buena Regional, Vineland and Absegami are among the teams in the tournament.