Wed. S.J. girls’ roundup: Gateway wins with rally

Gianna Pedone of Haddon Township picked up her 100th career hit, but it came in a losing effort as Angel Villari's two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning enabled host Gateway to outlast the Hawks, 4-3, Wednesday in Colonial Conference softball.

Pedone (3 for 4, two RBIs) reached the milestone on a triple in the eighth.

Erin Kirkbride, Erica Esposito, Peggy Nicolle, and Ryan Hynds had two hits apiece for the Gators.

In another Colonial Conference game, Kylie McGoldrick rapped out three of Sterling's five extra-base hits, finishing with a double, two triples, three RBIs, and two runs scored in an 11-0 triumph at Haddonfield. Sarah Almasy kept the Bulldogs at bay, allowing just two singles over five innings to notch the win.

Tri-County. Kelsey Dominik homered twice, finishing with three hits, three RBIs, and two runs scored as host Kingsway doubled up Delsea, 8-4. Jessica Phillips also went deep in adding two RBIs for the Dragons.

Samantha Shockey struck out 14 and walked nine and also had an eventful day at the plate, going 3 for 4 with four RBIs, as host Deptford pulled out a 5-4 eight-inning win over GCIT.

Winning pitcher Tiarra Sanabroa homered twice for Williamstown, which saw eight of its 13 hits go for extra bases in a 17-5 triumph at Clearview.

Annie Robinson knocked in two runs on three hits, including one of Gloucester Catholic's three home runs, in a 10-1 romp at Glassboro.

Laura Tomasetti and Kassey Lester drove in two runs apiece to carry host Cumberland past Highland, 11-1.

Teresa Anderson knocked in four runs with four hits, including a pair of home runs; Rachel Clifton added three RBIs; and Madison McClintock and Abby Meyer each went 3 for 3 as Gloucester downed host Schalick, 13-3.

Olympic. Carolyn Griffin pitched a four-hit shutout and stroked a pair of doubles, and Gina Carassai launched a two-run homer in the third inning of Cherokee's 4-0 home win over Cherry Hill East.

Sam Gonzalez and Callia Abbott accounted for half of Winslow Township's 14 hits and combined for five runs and five RBIs in a 14-4 victory over visiting Pennsauken.

Amber McKnight's two-run homer capped an eight-run fifth inning, as host Bishop Eustace made quick work of Timber Creek, 13-1. Marykate Dunne had three RBIs - including a two-run blast - while Macie McGeehan and Devon DeBellis had three hits each for the Crusaders.

Burlington County. Taylor Steele struck out 15 and scattered five hits and one walk in pitching host Holy Cross past Northern Burlington, 7-1. Stephanie Wood had two hits, stole two bases, and scored twice for the Lancers.

Cape-Atlantic. Veronica Walters combined with reliever Sam Tolan on a no-hitter, as host Middle Township dispatched Pleasantville, 14-0, in five innings. Walters struck out seven and did not walk a batter over three innings, and Tolan fanned four and walked two over the final two frames.

Saddie Robertson was the Panthers' hitting star, scoring twice and driving in three runs with a single and a double.

Morgan Neilson drove in six runs with three hits, Alyssa Paradiso and Taylor Rizzotte combined for seven hits, five runs and three stolen bases, and host Hammonton scored seven times in the sixth inning to finish off Egg Harbor Township, 15-5.

Emily Corson batted 3 for 4 and knocked in the winning run for Millville, which scored five times in the bottom of the seventh to overtake Lower Cape May, 8-7.

Natalie Giannascoli knocked in four runs with three hits, and winning pitcher Brittany Scott helped herself with three hits and two RBIs in Buena's 15-1 rout of visiting Wildwood Catholic.

Natalie Carlucci and Tiffany Phillips homered and combined for nine RBIs as Holy Spirit cruised to a 13-1 win at Bridgeton.

Lindsay Dwyer belted a three-run homer and Vanessa Caulford hit a solo shot in a 17-hit attack that carried Sacred Heart to a 16-2 win at Cape May Tech.

Nonleague. Alissa Martin tossed a three-hitter and fueled the Rancocas Valley attack with a home run, two singles, and two RBIs in a 12-2 triumph over visiting Lawrenceville.

Kelsey Greene had three hits, stole four bases, and scored twice for host Clayton, which erupted for eight runs in the first inning and then held off Camden County Tech, 11-8.

Jess Freeman's three-run homer in the seventh closed out the scoring in Wildwood's 9-2 win at Pennsauken Tech.

 

Lacrosse

Melissa Williams scored six goals in sparking a second-half surge, and Paige McElhenny stopped 17 shots as host Egg Harbor Township rallied past Mainland, 12-9, in a Cape-Atlantic League match.

Jessica Figueroa (four goals), Nicole Nardi (three) and Alexa Fama (two) accounted for all the scoring by the Mustangs, who held a 6-4 lead at halftime.

In another Cape-Atlantic clash, Corrine Etter led all scorers with six goals and Katie Parent came through with two goals and three assists, as host Millville mauled Absegami, 21-7.

Olympic. Host Clearview spread the wealth on offense, getting two goals apiece from six players in drubbing Winslow Township, 15-0.

Burlington County. Rachel Irons and Ally Stathius combined for seven goals in leading host Delran past Northern Burlington, 10-8.

Rancocas Valley goalie Teresa Bradley stopped 14 shots and Alex Hesciak's three goals paced a balanced attack, but the Red Devils' comeback fell short in a 9-8 loss at New Egypt.

Nonleague. Jaimie Harland had a hat trick and Danielle Magaziner contributed two goals and two assists for host Moorestown Friends, which rallied late to nip Maple Shade, 12-10.

Caitlin Chase was one of four Holy Cross scorers with a hat trick and also set up two goals, as the host Lancers took command early in crushing Cherry Hill West, 16-3.

 


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