The Millville High School softball team beat Kingsway Regional 10-9 Sunday to win the Overbrook Tournament in Pine Hill.
The Thunderbolts (8-1), ranked fourth this week in The Press Elite 11, scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning to go up 10-6, with Rian Eigenmann’s three-run homer being the big hit. The loss was the first of the season for Kingsway (6-1).
Eigenmann went 2 for 4 and broke the school record for career doubles with her 26th. Coach Brooke Ewan-Dixon held the previous record of 25.
Millville’s Megan Sooy went 3 for 4 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs and Kaitlin Thompson and Karlee Rossetti each went 2 for 4. Winning pitcher Sydney Shannon added a solo homer.
Kingsway scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to cut the lead to 10-9, but Shannon got the final out with a runner on third.
Millville also beat Mainland Regional 10-3 Sunday in a semifinal game. Shannon was the winning pitcher.
“It was a great day and great group effort, and a lot of kids contributed,” Ewan-Dixon said. “It was freezing and rainy.
“We had a great weekend (with two wins Saturday and two Sunday. The final) was a good game. Both teams hit a lot and are comparable to each other.”
Against Mainland, Eigenmann hit a solo homer, while Abbi Markee, Sooy and Shannon each had two hits. For Mainland (4-3), Faith Hegh went 4 for 4.
Eigenmann, Markee and Olivia Powers got three hits apiece to help Millville defeat Middle Township 12-0 Saturday. Millville also beat Southern Regional 4-1 Saturday.
Shannon and Eigenmann drove in two runs apiece for the Thunderbolts. Karlee Rossetti and Powers each scored twice.
Mahogany Wheeler (1-0) pitched six innings for the win and walked just one.
Middle fell to 1-6.
No. 3 Vineland 6, Buena Reg. 1
Gabrielle Pratts scored twice as the Fighting Clan improved to 7-0 with a victory at the at the RV Elite Tournament in Mount Holly on Saturday.
The Fighting Clan took a 3-0 lead in the second inning and led 4-1 before adding two insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Nicole Ortega (5-0) pitched three shutout innings to earn the win. She struck out four. Zoe Frisko pitched three innings, allowing one unearned run and striking out three. Both teams had five hits. The Chiefs fell to 3-2.
NO. 3 Vineland 12, Washington Twp. 0
Nicole Ortega pitched six innings of one-hit, shutout ball and Gabrielle Pratts drove in six runs as Vineland defeated Washington Township at the RV Elite Tournament.
Ortega (4-0) walked one and struck out seven.
Pratts went 3 for 5, including a triple, and scored as Vine-land outhit Washington 17-1.
Also for Vineland, Emma Barbera got three hits, scored three runs and drove in one. Chasity Cross went 1 for 1 (double) and scored two. Zoe Frisko got two hits and scored twice. Korie Hague had three hits, including a triple, and one RBI. Alyse Jackson added two hits.
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No. 6 Ocean City 6,
Middle Township 0
Ocean City’s Brandon Lashley went the distance and scattered three hits with eight strikeouts and two walks.
The visiting Red Raiders (4-1) had seven hits and scored three runs in the second inning, one in the fourth and two in the fifth.
Domenic Monteleone and Shane Ferry had two hits apiece for O.C., which is ranked sixth this week in the Elite 11. For Middle (2-3), Zach Wyatt struck out four in four innings and had a single.