Cassidy Gallagher singled in Samantha Grassi with the winning run as Middle Township High School defeated St. Joseph 2-1 in eight innings in a Cape-Atlantic League game Thursday.

Gallagher's hit came with the bases loaded.

Middle took a 1-0 lead in the second inning with the help of Grassi, who was 2 for 3 and scored twice in the game. St. Joseph answered in the sixth with Gianna Morganti scoring the tying run on Gabby Fanelli's sacrifice fly. 

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Winning pitcher Lacey Abrego struck out 10. Fanelli struck out five for the Panthers.

Middle;010 000 01—2 5 0

St. Joseph;000 001 00—1 3 4

2B—Abrego M.

WP—Lacey Abrego 10K. LP—Gabby Fanelli 5K.

Records—Middle 2-6, St. Joseph 2-6.

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