SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Sterling rolls to second round

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Sterling rolls to second round


SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Sterling rolls to second round


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Sisters Gabi and Hannah Ochinegro teamed up for five hits, six runs scored and six RBIs as the South Jersey Group 2’s No. 2 seed Sterling (17-3) routed Cape May Tech, 12-0.

Marissa Naegle had three hits including a solo home run, while Nikki Little went yard and drove in two runs. Silver Knights’ ace Trish Quinn (9-1) pitched a one-hit, five inning game with three strikeouts.

S.J. GRP. 1

Gloucester 10, Palmyra 0: Maddy Chain supplied the offensive punch and BriAnna Anderson kept runners off the basepaths as the Lions rolled to victory.

Chain clouted a pair of round-trippers, driving in four runs for the third-seeded Lions (19-3), while Rachael Tomlin chipped in with two hits and two RBIs. Anderson pitched all five innings, striking out nine and allowing two hits.

Riverside 20, Haddon Township 5: The No. 6 seed Rams dispatched Haddon Township as Katie Wallace smacked a pair of doubles and drove in four runs. Kasie Shively tripled and had three RBIs, and Emily Hubbs and winning pitcher Allie Jenkins knocked in two runs each.

Pennsville 13, Salem 2: Courtney Hankins ripped three triples, scored three runs and knocked in a run for the top-seeded Eagles. Mackenzie Freas had three RBIs, while Meghan Wiggins hit two doubles with two RBIs. Angela Lakatos tossed a five-inning three-hitter, fanning seven.

Penns Grove 7, Clayton 6: The No. 5 seed Red Devils scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to avoid an upset bid by No. 12 Clayton. Jessica Nines was the offensive sparkplug for Penns Grove, driving in four runs on a double and home run. Jessica Thompson went all eight innings, recording 10 strikeouts. The Clippers were led by Tori Ruff and Francesca Shipe with two RBIs each.

Burlington City 4, Gateway 3 : Logan Fugh drove in two runs and Brielle Morichetti went the distance, recording 12 strikeouts to earn the win for the No. 8 Blue Devils (10-4). Losing pitcher Kennedy Whalen also pitched a complete game, fanning seven for the No. 9 Gators.

S.J. GRP. 3

Seneca 6, Moorestown 0: The No. 8 seed Golden Eagles were led by Gianna Decker and Jordan Wahrenberger with two hits and two RBIs each. Eliza Sweet hurled a complete game, fanning five and giving up three hits.

Cumberland 11, Toms River South 7 : Jodi Cook, Jordan Kelly and winning pitcher Jackie Lesher each drove in a pair of runs for the No. 2 seeded Colts (18-7).

S.J. GRP. 4

Rancocas Valley 4, Absegami 0: The No. 4 seed Red Devils scored two runs in the first and second innings as Alexis Dunphy tossed a two-hit shutout, registering seven strikeouts and Katrina Aponte drove in two runs.

C.J. GRP. 1

Florence 22, Shore 0: Kristina Sadler went 3-for-4, scored three times and drove in four runs, Tatum Marshall smacked a three-run homer and Brielle Emery added three RBIs for the second-seeded Flashes.


Haddonfield 14, Paulsboro 0: A bases-loaded triple by Gabbie Trimbach highlighted an 11-run fifth inning for the Bulldawgs. Trimbach finished with four RBIs, while Sara Smith and Julia Bersani chipped in with two RBIs each. Emma Feldhake tossed a five-inning one-hitter, whiffing five.


Clearview 9, Highland 0 : The Pioneers’ win coupled with Kingsway’s loss clinched the Royal Division crown. Rachel Albertson had two hits and two RBIs while Miranda Turner stroked three singles and crossed home plate twice to lead the offense for the Clearview, ranked No. 7 in the Courier Post Top 15. Nikki Rizzo recorded nine strikeouts in a five inning stint, and Skylar Boon pitched two hitless innings for the Pioneers.

Hammonton 4, Kingsway 3: The host Blue Devils stunned No. 2 Kingsway, bolting to 4-0 lead in the first inning. Geanna Serechia had two hits and an RBI and Maddie Emmons picked up her fourth win of the season, striking out five and scattering seven hits for Hammonton (10-6).

Schalick 1, Woodstown 0 : Winning pitcher Gracie Meyer tripled to lead off the bottom of the seventh and scored on a walk-off sacrifice fly to center field by Miranda Rodriguez as the Cougars nipped the Wolverines.


New Egypt 13, Cinnaminson 1 : The Warriors rolled behind Chloe Lewis who went 3-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs.

Burlington Township 6, Delran 0 : Gracyn Banks had two hits, driving in a pair of runs, Laura Gould stroked three singles, scoring three runs, and Nicole Nixon pitched a complete game, fanning five while allowing 10 hits for the visiting Falcons.


Timber Creek 11, Pennsauken Tech 1 : Macie McCallion went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, while Alex Rice struck out 11 in the six-inning game for the host Chargers.


Middle Township 6, ACIT 3 : Nicole Fox drove in two runs for Panthers, while Sophia Ellis scored three times.


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