The Tri-Cape softball team advanced to the Carpenter Cup championship game for the first time since 2005 with three wins Thursday at FDR Park in Philadelphia.

Tri-Cape will play two-time champion Delaware South for the title at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Tri-Cape defeated Berks County/Little Lebanon 11-5 and then beat Delaware North 5-1 Thursday. Lehigh Valley forfeited in the loser's bracket final due to a lack of available players.

Against Berks County/Little Lebanon, Jackie DeLong (Wildwood Catholic) went 2-for-3, scored a run and had two RBIs. Lauren Tobolski (Sacred Heart) was 3-for-3 with two runs. DeLong also went 1-for-2 with a double and drove in two runs against Delaware North.

On Wednesday, Tri-Cape beat Lehigh Valley 5-2 but lost to Mercer County 4-3. Cheyenne Meyer (Cedar Creek) went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Dominique Dandrea (St. Joseph) had a run and an RBI in the loss to Mercer County.


Tri-Cape 11,

Berks County/Little Lebanon 5

Tri-Cape 200 050 4-11 15 1

Berks LL 000 030 2-5 8 2

2B-Antonini, Boulden TC HR-Smith BLL.

WP-Sobieski 7k, 1w. LP-Slattery 9k, 2w.

Tri-Cape 5,

Delaware North 1

Delaware North 100 000 0-1 3 0

Tri-Cape 003 200 x-5 10 1

2B-Scarduzio, DeLong TC. 3B-Favinger TC.

WP-Meyer 1k, 3w. LP-Baughman.


Tri-Cape 5,

Lehigh Valley 2

Tri-Cape 400 010 0-5 13 1

Lehigh Valley 002 000 0-2 6 2

2B-Meyer, Kisielewski, Coleman TC; Meckes LV. 3B-Williams LV.

WP-Meyer. LP-Thomas.

Mercer County 4,

Tri-Cape 3

Tri-Cape 001 100 1-3 7 3

Mercer County 001 010 2-4 4 0

WP-Olshevski 1k, 1w. LP-DeLong 4k, 1w.

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