Sacred Heart High School pitcher Rosie LaGrotta tied the school record for wins with her 58th victory of her career as the Lions beat Cedar Creek 7-2 in a Cape-Atlantic League National Conference game.
LaGrotta struck out three in her 16th win of the season for the Lions, No. 4 in The Press Elite 11. Sacred Heart junior catcher Danielle Lugo singled in the top of the sixth inning for her 100th career hit. Kaila Smith doubled and hit a three-run home run.
For Cedar Creek, Cheyenne Meyer was 2-for-3, including a home run.
Cedar Creek 010 001 0-2 6 1
Sacred Heart 100 231 x-7 8 2
2B-Caterina, Smith, Dwyer SH. HR-Meyer CC; Smith SH.
WP-LaGrotta (16-2) 3k. LP-Meyer (13-5) 9k.
Records-Cedar Creek 13-6; Sacred Heart 21-3.
Atlantic City 1, 5 innings
Hammonton's Morgan DiVello went 3-for-4, scored two runs and had an RBI. Gabby Scarpelli hit a three-run home run for the Blue Devils.
For Atlantic City, Alexis Barrett was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
Atlantic City 000 10-1 4 5
Hammonton 306 11-11 8 0
2B-Barrett AC; DiVello H. HR-Scarpelli H.
WP-Hellyer (10-4). LP-Dickerson (2-6).
Records-AC 7-9; Hammonton 14-7.
Wildwood Catholic 11,
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 3
Gia Tammaro and Becky Andress each went 2-for-4 for Wildwood Catholic.
Idalis Disla doubled and tripled for Atlantic County Institute of Technology.
ACIT 020 000 1-3 5 7
Wildwood Catholic 320 501 x-11 9 1
2B-Disla ACIT; Tammaro WC. 3B-Disla, Estrada ACIT.
WP-DeLong (7-7) 9k. LP- Wisniewski.
Records-ACIT 6-12; Catholic 9-8.
Ocean City 28,
Pleasantville 0, 4 innings
Ocean City's Marisa Holt pitched a perfect four-inning game with seven strikeouts. Arianna Segich and Ellen Pfeifle had four and three hits, respectively, for the Red Raiders.
Pleasantville 000 0-0 0 0
Ocean City 8(20)0 x-28 20 0
WP-Marisa Holt (5-10) 7k. LP-Knight.
Records-Pleasantville 0-16; OC 5-11.
Egg Harbor Township 5,
Hunter Irvin threw a complete-game shutout for Egg Harbor Township. Irvin notched her eighth win of the season allowing three hits and striking out four in the fourth annual Frank Forde Memorial Game.
Jess Wallowitch recorded an RBI double for the Eagles, while Taylor Trites, Nicole Wisser and Katie Korte each went 2-for-3.
For Oakcrest, Logan MacIntosh doubled and struck out three.
Egg Harbor Township 003 001 1-5 9 2
Oakcrest 000 000 0-0 3 2
2B-Korte, Wallowitch EHT; MacIntosh O.
WP-Irvin (8-5) 4K. LP-MacIntosh (8-8) 3K.
Records-EHT 10-6; Oakcrest 9-10.
Middle Township 11,
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 1
Middle Township's Victoria Raffaele hit a three-run home run in the third and finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Madeline Ellis went 2-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 010 000-1 5 3
Middle Township 004 034-11 10 3
HR-Raffaele MT. 3B-. HR-.
WP-Sittineri (6-7) 1k. LP-Vozzi 4k.
Records-OLMA 4-9; Middle 11-7.
Buena Regional 29,
Bridgeton 0, 3.5 innings
In four innings pitched, freshman Sam Monfredo didn't allow any hits for the first time in her career. She improved to 9-2 and struck out five.
Ashley Surran led the Chiefs with three hits, a triple, five runs scored and five RBIs.
Bridgeton's nine-game win streak came to an end.
Bridgeton 000 0-0 0 3
Buena Regional 3(10)(16) X-29 10 1
2B-Rios BR. 3B-Surran BR.
WP-Monfredo (9-2) 5K. LP-Price 0K.
Records-Bridgeton 9-7; Buena 17-4.
Lower Cape May Regional 13,
Cape May Tech 7
Mariah Sheehan recorded three strikouts in 21/3 innings pitched for the save.
Jill Vandermark led Lower Cape May with two hits and three runs scored.
Cape May Tech 001 060 0-7 5 7
Lower Cape May 410 431 X-R H E
2B-Magee, Dougherty LCM.
WP-Poullott (2-0) 0K. LP-Gehring 5K.
Records-Tech 4-11; Lower 6-11.
Holy Spirit 9, Absegami 3
Holy Spirit's Brooke Hallett was 4-for-4, including two doubles and two-run home run. Ali Donahue went 3-for-4 and scored a run.
Absegami senior Julia Pietropola hit a solo home run in the fourth inning.
Holy Spirit 210 012 3-9 12 0
Absegami 001 110 0-3 8 7
2B-Hallett (2), Boselli HS; Beck, Bell A. HR-Hallett HS; Pietropola solo 4th A.
WP-Lanfranchi 3k. LP-Guy 6k.
Records-Spirit 2-12; Absegami 0-16
Mainland Regional 2
Demi Murray struck out 10 in a complete-game win. Brittany Soler went 4-for-4 with two runs scored. Brigette Garvey went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and catcher Kylie Finley went 3-for-4.
Mainland Regional 100 001 0-2 3 3
Vineland 021 411 x-9 15 1
2B-Garvey, Carpani V.
WP-Murray (11-5) 10k. LP-Roberts 1k.
Records-Mainland 7-11; Vineland 11-5.
Pinelands Regional 10,
Lacey Township 0, 6 innings
Naomi Stas pitched a six-inning shutout striking out six and letting up three hits.
Kurstin Bin drove in three runs for the Wildcats, including a two-run double. Shannyn Herron was 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Pinelands Regional 000 307-10 17 0
Lacey Township 000 000-0 3 2
2B-Binschevler PR; Santoro LT.
WP-Stas (9-2) 6K. LP-Walliger (5-3) OK.
Records-Pinelands 19-5; Lacey 7-12.
Penns Grove 13,
Cumberland Regional 9
Cumberland let up four runs in the top of the seventh, after tying the game at 9-all the inning before. The Colts dropped to 14-4. Further details were unavailable.
Atlantic Christian 16,
Cumberland Christian 3, 4.5 innings
Jonie Mercadante, Sarah Kimmerly and Samantha Grawl each went 3-for-4 for Atlantic Christian.
Cumberland Christian 000 21-3 1 2
Atlantic Christian 505 6X-16 14 0
2B-Mercadante, Grawl AC. HR-Kimmerly AC.
WP-Hitchner (11-2) 3K. LP-Santos 2K.
Records-Atlantic Christian 11-2.