Barlotta powers Monroe past Colonia

Barlotta powers Monroe past Colonia


Barlotta powers Monroe past Colonia


Sophomore Kendra Barlotta went 4-for-4 with a double, five RBI, and three runs scored to lead the Monroe High School softball team to a 10-1 win over Colonia in a GMC White Division clash.

Sophomore Casey Schieda went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and three RBI for the Falcons (13-3) while Kelly Widener scattered allowed an earned run on six hits, all singles, and struck out eight and walked one for the win.

Angela Marzuikiewicz went 2-for-3 for Monroe, which can clinch a share of the White Division with one more win.

Marissa Tennaro had a fifth inning RBI single for Colonia (8-9).

Spotswood 12, South Amboy 0 (5 inn.): Micaela McSpadden threw a no-hitter, striking out nine and walking one to lead Spotswood (13-1). Emma Curci went 3-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored while Alexa Raba went 2-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI, and two runs scored for the Chargers. South Amboy is 10-6.

Marlboro 15, New Brunswick 0 (4 inn.): The Zebras were felled by nine errors and managed only one hit as they fell to 0-16.

Warren Tech 20, East Brunswick Tech 1 (5 inn.): Sophomore Vikki Cenegy belted a triple for East Brunswick Tech (3-14) and was driven in by junior Katt Hatt.

Watchung Hills 4, Franklin 2: Junior shortstop Meghan Kovac went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored, and classmate Deanna Gonella added two hits and an RBI to lead third-seeded Watchung Hills to victory over 11th-seeded Franklin in the quarterfinals of the Somerset County Tournament. Senior Abby Cline allowed just one earned run on four hits and struck out seven for the Warriors (13-4), who will face the winner of Saturday night’s game between second-seeded Immaculata and No. 7 Mount St. Mary in next weekend’s semifinals. Senior Salonika Muhammod drove in both runs for Franklin (7-9) with a third-inning double.

Girls Lacrosse

Colts Neck 16, East Brunswick 8: Carissa Smith tallied three goals while Steph Chou scored two goals and added one assist for East Brunswick (9-6). Kayla Kennedy turned in one goal and one assist for the Bears, who were outscored 10-3 in the second half. Daniela Costanzo and Hunter Fecskovics each finished with goals and Gabriel Sachs notched an assist in defeat.

Old Bridge 20, J.P. Stevens 10: The Knights scored 15 first-half goals as Brianna McCormack, Victoria Oriole, and Caitlyn Nemeth all scored three times. Melanie Brandon tallied three goals and collected three assists for Old Bridge (9-4). Barhka Shah scored twice for J.P. Stevens (2-10).


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