Marino leads Pingry past Mount St. Mary

Marino leads Pingry past Mount St. Mary


Marino leads Pingry past Mount St. Mary


Freshman Kathryn Marino allowed no earned runs on five hits, walked two and struck out 19 Wednesday to lead The Pingry School softball team to a 3-2 victory over Mount St. Mary.

The Mount Lions (1-1) led 2-1 heading into the sixth inning, but an RBI double from Becca Hoyt tied the game, before an RBI single by Jaime Ferns gave the Big Blue (1-1) the lead for good.

Martino finished 2-for-2 at the plate, including a homer and two runs scored.

South Hunterdon 10, Bernards 8: Jessica MacGregor homered and knocked in three runs and Amber Day added three hits and a run and two RBI, as South Hunterdon used a six-run sixth inning to improve to 1-1. Amy Mueller picked up two hits, including a homer, and drove in two runs for Bernards (1-1).

South Plainfield 15, Perth Amboy 0: Haley Hlavka collected three hits and knocked in four runs, and Rebecca Eustice chipped in three RBI to pace South Plainfield (2-0).

Pope John 12, North Hunterdon 2: Kayla Parker and Carly Severini each hit solo home runs for North Hunterdon (1-1).

Somerset Tech 19, Roselle 2: Maggie Hlavaty went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBI as Somerset Tech got its season started in dominant fashion. Giannie Cintron added three hits and two RBIs for the Runnin’ Jags.

Middlesex 17, Dunellen 4: Salina Pellios homered and knocked in three runs and Jessica Rider also smacked a home run to lead Middlesex (1-1). Zhana Bilal and Emily Cody each knocked in two runs for Dunellen (0-2).

South Amboy 17, Piscataway Tech 4 (4 innings): Emily Trzeciak drove in three runs and scored four times, leading South Amboy (2-0). Piscataway Tech is 0-1.

Bound Brook 4, North Plainfield 1: Charli Filmore struck out 10 in seven innings and Megan Esposito went 2-for-3 and knocked in a run for Bound Brook (1-1). Jennifer Nunez doubled for North Plainfield (0-2).

Belvidere 9, Gill St. Bernard’s 8 (8 innings): Junior Caroline Roch went 3-for-5 with a walk, a homer and three RBIs but Gill St. Bernard’s lost a two-run lead in the bottom of the seventh before the County Seaters scored the winner in the eighth.


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