(3) Sacred Heart 5,
(6) Cardinal McCarrick 0
Rosie LaGrotta pitched a three-hit shutout and hit a two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie and send the Lions to victory in the quarterfinal game.
Sam Caterina hit a two-run double in the sixth inning for Sacred Heart.
The Lions, the third seed and No. 3 in the Elite 11, advance to the sectional semifinals. Sacred Heart will face the winner of today's game between No. 2 Mater Dei and No. 7 St. Rose.
Cardinal McCarrick 000 000 0-0 3 3
Sacred Heart 000 212 x-5 6 1
2B-Caterina, Dwyer SH.
WP-LaGrotta (20-2) 8k, 3w. LP-Riley (10-8) 3k, 5w.
Records-Cardinal McCarrick 10-10; Sacred Heart 27-3.