Softball roundup: Southern Regional edges Brick Township in opener
Tianna Santiago went 2-for-4 with a triple and scored the winning run in Southern Regional High School's home opener as it edged Brick Township 5-4 in a Shore Conference softball game Tuesday.
Kate Archer went 2-for-3 for the Rams.
Winning pitcher Jessica Hewitt struck out two and allowed four hits.
Brick Township 000 103 0-4 4 4
Southern Regional 301 001 x-5 6 3
2B-Olsen, Smiley BT. 3B-Santiago SR; Moniz BT.
WP-Hewitt 2k. LP-Hulse 3k.
Records-Brick 0-1, Southern 1-0.
Toms River North 13,
Lacey Township 12
Emily Dezendorf went 4-for-5 with a double for Lacey. Sara Wright had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs for the Lions.
Toms River North 200 130 7-13 18 2
Lacey Township 000 140 7-12 21 2
2B-Pelley, Salomar, Riduclo TRN; Santoro, Dezendorf LT. 3B-Salomar TRN. HR-Wright LT.
WP-Hussey 6k. LP-Ditani 1k.
Pinelands Regional 3,
Jackson Liberty 1
Pinelands Regional junior Emma Neuweiler struck out 15 while allowing three hits as the Wildcats won their season opener.
Alison Waldron was 2-for-3, including a triple, with two runs scored and Breanna Wilson went 3-for-4.
Pinelands Regional 010 200 0-3 11 1
Jackson Liberty 000 010 0-1 3 0
WP-Neuweiler (1-0) 15K. LP-Hickman 2K.
Records-Pinelands 1-0, Jackson Liberty 0-1.
Atlantic City 1
Sophomore Logan MacIntosh threw a complete game and struck out 10 for the win in her first varsity start. Logan Day went 2-for-3 for Oakcrest.
Chantal Munoz went 2-for-2 for Atlantic City.
Atlantic City 000 001 0-1 5 2
Oakcrest 100100 0-2 3 1
WP-MacIntosh 10k. LP-Taggart 9k.
Records-A.C. 0-1, Oakcrest 1-0.
Sacred Heart 16, Bridgeton 0
Danielle Lugo led Sacred Heart and went 3-for-4, including a grand slam, two runs scored and seven RBIs. Rosie LaGrotta and Alyssa Waddington each went 3-for-3. LaGrotta pitched a perfect game with nine strikeouts for the win.
Bridgeton 000 00-0 0 3
Sacred Heart 063 7X-16 16 0
2B-Hullihen (2), LaGrotta, Caterina SH. HR-Castellini, Lugo SH.
WP-LaGrotta (1-0) 9k . LP-Montanna (0-1) 1k.
Records-Sacred Heart 1-0; Bridgeton 0-1.
Egg Harbor Township 0
Winning pitcher Demi Murray had a no-hitter until the sixth inning. She had nine strikeouts in seven innings.
Kylie Finley had a double and two RBIs for Vineland. Bridgette Garbey also doubled and had an RBI for the Fighting Clan.
Egg Harbor Township 000 000 0-0 1 3
Vineland 004 200 X-6 6 0
2B-Finley, Garbey V.
WP-Murray 9k. LP-Irvin 9k.
Records-EHT 0-1, Vineland 1-0.
Mainland Regional 0
Maddie Mathes went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs for Hammonton. Jackie Baldi went 2-for-3 with a double and Raelynn Genovese had an RBI double and a stolen base for Blue Devils.
Winning pitcher Kimmy Hellyer pitched a complete game and allowed just five hits.
Raquelle Ruciano had two hits for Mainland.
Mainland Regional 000 000 0-0 5 1
Hammonton 002 300 X-5 8 0
2B-Mathes (2), Baldi, Genovese H.
WP-Hellyer (1-0) 2k. LP-Roberts (0-1) 2k.
Records-Mainland 0-1, Hammonton 1-0.
Millville 11, Holy Spirit 2
Holy Spirit's Brianne Long hit a two-run homer in the top of the first, but Millville pitchers Cassidy Gorgo and Lex Calores shut down the Spartans for the remainder of the game.
Gorgo earned the win with six strikeouts and two walks, while Calores struck out three.
Rachel Rivera led the Thunderbolts' attack going 3-for-3, including a double and home run, while scoring three runs and knocking in one.
Casey Derella and Katie Volor also homered for Millville, while Corie Collins was 3-for-3 with three RBIs. Amanda Buckson had two steals and two hits.
Holy Spirit 200 000 0-2 3 1
Millville 021 710 X-11 17 0
2B-Rivera, Collins M. HR-Long HS; DeRella, Rivera, Volor M.
WP-Gorgo (1-0) 6K. LP-Applegate (0-1) 4K.
Records-Spirit 1-0, Millville 0-1.
Wildwood 6, Clayton 2
Winning pitcher Mackenzie Huber threw a complete game and allowed just two hits and struck out six.
Claudia Melchiore and Danielle Ayedelotte each doubled for Wildwood. Ayedelotte had three hits for the Warriors.
Wildwood 210 030 0-6 14 0
Clayton 000 000 2-2 2 2
2B-Melchiore, Ayedelotte W.
WP-Huber 6k. LP-n/a 5k.
Records-Wildwood 1-0, Clayton 0-1.