Gillian McCarthy struck out 11 and allowed just four hits in a complete game as Northfield beat West Cumberland 7-3 on Saturday in the Section 4, 11-12 year-old softball winner's bracket final in Cherry Hill.
Northfield will play in the Section 4 championship on Monday at 7 p.m., opponent to be determined.
McCarthy had three hits with an RBI and a run scored. Amanda Kinkler had three hits and two runs scored, Brianna Barretta two hits with an RBI triple and two runs and Bailey Arena two hits and two RBIs.
District 16 11-12 baseball
Margate 8, Linwood 7: Wyatt Stetzer hit a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead Margate on Friday in a bottom bracket semifinal game.
Margate will face Northfield in Linwood at 7 p.m. today in the bottom bracket finals.
Stetzer and Jake LaMonaca pitched and combined for seven strikeouts in the win.
Jaden Millstein had three hits and two RBIs and John Bee had three hits, including a three-run home run. LaMonaca and Brian Walsh each had two hits.
Jack Sarkos went 3-for-3 to lead Linwood. Sarkos and Hunter Rich each hit three-run home runs in the loss.