Atlantic County Institute of Technology earned the program's first varsity win in just its third game of its first year as it defeated Bridgeton 11-5 in a Cape-Atlantic League National Conference Division II softball game Tuesday.
Idalas Disla had three hits including a home run for ACIT. Sophomore winning pitcher Molly Wisnewski pitched a complete game and struck out 10.
For Bridgeton, Jenna Montana had a double, triple and three runs scored. Kiara Martin was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Bulldogs.
ACIT 303 500 0-11 7 3
Bridgeton 101 111 0-5 8 9
2B-Montana B; Willis ACIT. 3B-Montana B. HR–Disla ACIT.
WP-Molly Wisnewski 10K. LP-Montana 4K.
Records-ACIT 1-2, Bridgeton 0-2.
St. Joseph 15,
Atlantic City 3, 5 innings
Dominique D'Andrea had two home runs for St. Joe. She was also the winning pitcher and struck out 11 in five innings. Sierra Jordan went 2-for-3 for Atlantic City.
St. Joseph 130 38-15 11 1
Atlantic City 000 03-3 3 5
2B-Sirolli SJ. 3B-Testa SJ. HR-D'Andrea (2) SJ.
WP-D'Andrea 11k. LP-Taggart 1k.
Records-S.J. 3-1, Atlantic City 1-2.
Buena Regional 26,
Lower Cape May Regional 4, 4½ innings
Allison Collins earned her first win of the season with four strikeouts.
Victoria Battelini recorded a triple, a walk and five RBIs. Carly Linus added three hits for the Chiefs, to go along with four runs scored and two RBIs.
Lower Cape May Regional 001 30-4 7 x
Buena Regional (13)50 8X-26 20 3
2B-Polloit LCM; Surran BR. 3B-Battelini BR.
WP-Collins (1-0) 4K. LP-Stone 0K.
Records-LCM 0-1, Buena 4-0.
Cedar Creek 17,
Cape May Tech 3
Home runs by sisters Amanda and Shannon Fletcher led Cedar Creek's offensive explosion. Winning pitcher Cheyenne Meyer had two triples and four RBIs.
Tina Sacco and Sarah Clayville each drove in runs for the Hawks.
Cedar Creek 534 05-17 20 3
Cape May Tech 000 21-3 3 6
2B-Hood, S. Fletcher CC; Mulville CMT. 3B-Meyer (2 CC). HR-A. Fletcher, S. Fletcher CC.
WP-Meyer 6k. LP-Gehring (0-1) 3k.
Records-C.C. 3-2, CMT 0-1.
Hammonton 2, 8 innings
Bridgette Garvey went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Vineland. Liz Carpani was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Raelynn Genovese doubled and scored a run for Hammonton. Skylary Wylie had an RBI single for the Blue Devils.
Vineland 010 000 03-4 8 0
Hammonton 000 000 11-2 6 1
2B-Garbey V; Genovese H.
WP-Murray 4k. LP-Hellyer (2-1) 2k.
Records-Vineland 3-0, Hammonton 3-2.
Egg Harbor Township 8,
Mainland Regional 5
Jess Wollowitch went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored for Egg Harbor Township. Nicole Wisser went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and Hunter Irvin was 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Eagles.
Jillian Bruno had a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored for Mainland. Gab Guarracino went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Egg Harbor Township 000 310 4-8 16 2
Mainland Regional 001 310 0-5 8 1
2B-Wollowitch, Irvin EHT; Guarracino, Haberkern MR. 3B-Bruno MR.
WP-Irvin 5k. LP-Graziotto 0k.
Records-EHT 1-3, Mainland 1-3.
Middle Township 3,
Wildwood Catholic 1
Brittany Robertson hit the game-winning, two-RBI single in the bottom of the fourth for Middle. Maddie Ellis and Alyssa Discepola each had two hits. Ellis scored two of the team's three runs.
Wildwood Catholic 000 100 0-1 4 0
Middle Township 010 200 X-3 9 0
WP-Sittineri 1k. LP-DeLong 8k.
Records-W.C. 0-1, Middle 1-2.
Oakcrest 8, Absegami 4
Oakcrest pitcher Logan MacIntosh struck out seven for her second win this season. Christina Garguilo had an RBI triple. Logan Day and Jessica Liepe each had two hits for the Falcons.
Absegami's Becca Maguire and Sara Pietropola were each 2-for-4 in the loss.
Absegami 200 000 2-4 6 4
Oakcrest 002 240 x-8 10 5
WP-MacIntosh (2-1) 7k. LP-Beck 4k.
Records-Absegami 0-3, Oakcrest 2-2.
No. 5 Sacred Heart 2,
Ocean City 1
Samantha Caterina ripped a one-out double to left field in the bottom of the fourth to score Kaila Smith for the go-ahead run.
Smith led off the inning with a double. She was 2-for-3.
Rosie LaGrotta (3-0) pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts and one walk.
Ocean City 001 000 0-1 7 1
Sacred Heart 100 100 X-2 5 2
2B-Castellini, Kaila Smith, Caterina SH.
WP-Rosie LaGrotta (3-0) 7K. LP-Holt (0-1) 4K.
Records-S.H. 3-0, Ocean City 0-1.
Long Branch 0, 6 innings
Senior Emily Gambuti recorded a no-hitter as Barnegat defeated visiting Long Branch. It was Gambuti's first solo career no-hitter. She combined with Marissa Stadtmauer for a no-hitter on Monday.
Gambuti had 11 strikeouts and four walks, while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs on offense. Holly Walker was 2-for-4 with 4 RBIs.
Long Branch 000 000-0 0 2
Barnegat 002 305-10 14 0
2B-DiStefano, Moehring B.
WP-Gambuti (2-1) 11K. LP-Hatfield 0K.
Records-L.B. 1-4, Barnegat 2-1.
No. 4 Toms River East 6,
Southern Regional 0
Southern Regional 000 000 0-0 2 1
Toms River East 120 210 X-6 9 0
Records-Southern 1-3, TRE 4-1.
Note: Further information was not available.
Baptist Christian 8,
Atlantic Christian 1
Joanie Mercadante, Jamie Zalman and Sarah Kimmerly each recorded two hits for Atlantic Christian. Mercadante had a solo home run.
Atlantic Christian 001 000 0-1 72
Baptist Christian 201 221 X-8 10 0
2B-Zalman, Kimmerly AC; Grace BC. HR- Mercadante AC.
WP-name unavailable (1-0) 17K. LP-Hitchner (0-1) 6K.
Records-Atlantic Christian 0-1, Baptist 1-0.
Calvary Christian 15,
Pilgrim Academy 1
Pilgrim Academy 010 00-1 2 n/a
Calvary Christian School 425 4X-15 2 n/a
WP-n/a 7k. LP-Costa 3k.