Fri. S.J. girls' roundup: Cherokee edges Lenape

Katie Oligino's two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning made host Cherokee a 4-3 winner over Lenape on Friday in Olympic Conference softball.

Lenape took its first lead when Dallas Hogan hit a home run on the second pitch of the game.

Gina Gryniuk doubled home a pair of runs in the fifth for the Chiefs.

In another Olympic thriller, Brianna Milillo slapped a game-tying two-run double and then raced home on Mady Zoranski's single in the bottom of the seventh, rallying host Timber Creek past Bishop Eustace, 7-6.

Haley McKnight's three-run home run in the fifth gave the Crusaders a 6-4 lead.

Shawnee routed host Winslow Township, 19-0, with Shannon Gallagher tossing a two-hitter and Jackie Pezzato driving in four runs with a pair of doubles.

Tri-County. Kelsey Dominik singled, doubled, drove in two runs and struck out 14 in pitching a three-hitter, as Kingsway cruised to a 7-1 win at Pennsville.

Katie Dickson contributed two hits, one run and one RBI for the Dragons, who scored four times in the fifth inning to break open the battle between division leaders.

Williamstown wiped out host Gloucester, 7-0, with Tiarra Sanabria fanning 14 and limiting the Lions to two hits and one walk.

Freshman righthander Julia Voluntad allowed two hits in recording her first varsity win, as Delsea slammed host Salem, 11-1.

Jessica Harrell doubled, homered, drove in three runs and scored twice to back to five-hit pitching of Janna Gaburo in Schalick's 11-0 home win over Highland.

Burlington County. Alyssa Martin came on in relief to retire all eight batters she faced, and Erika Tucker's one-out single in the seventh inning brought home the winning run, completing New Egypt's 2-1 come-from-behind victory over visiting Burlington City.

Colonial. Zowie LoCastro and winning pitcher Kaitlyn Stoltz each had two hits and two RBIs as host Haddon Township turned back Gateway, 8-2.

Staked to a 9-0 first-inning lead, Michelle Arechavala pitched the Green Wave to a 12-1 win over visiting Lindenwold.

Cape-Atlantic. Holy Spirit snapped its season-opening six-game losing streak, as Brooke Hallet (3 RBIs) belted a two-run home run in the first inning to start the Spartans (1-6) on their way to a 10-5 triumph at Ocean City.

Jenna Montana (2 for 3, 2 RBIs, 4 runs) tossed a one-hitter and Nicole Chillari (2 for 4, 4 RBIs, 1 run) homered, helping visiting Bridgeton surprise Our Lady of Mercy, 11-2.

Niche Watford added two hits, two runs and one RBI for the Bulldogs, who had scored a total of 11 runs over their previous six games.

Brittany Scott shut out Millville on one hit, and Kaitlyn Cooper went 5 for 5 at the plate and scored twice in Buena's 10-0 road win.

Nonleague. Caitlyn Somers recorded 11 of 15 outs on strikes in pitching a perfect game, as host Cherry Hill West dispatched Camden Academy Charter, 15-0, in five innings.

Winning pitcher Mary Brodowski teamed with Paige Parker to post five hits and four RBIs, and Doane Academy pushed across seven runs in the fourth inning to puut away host Palmyra, 17-6.

 

Lacrosse

Megan Tiernan led all scorers with six goals and host Washington Township, ranked No. 4 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, parlayed a strong start into a 17-10 victory over ninth-ranked Cherokee in an Olympic Conference American Division match.

Christina Brennan (4 goals), Brittany Bollendorf (3 goals) and Lauren Breen (2 goals) helped the first-place Minutemaids (6-2 overall, 4-0 division) amass their second-highest score of the season.

Burlington County. Sisters Alex and Mackenzie Hlesciak scored six goals apiece and goalie Dajci Andrews stopped 16 shots, enabling Rancocas Valley to hold off host Northern Burlington, 14-13.

Joan Logan and Hannah Sost combined for seven goals for the Greyhounds.

Cape-Atlantic. Tess Solazzo picked up four of her five goals in a 6-0 second-half surge that allowed Ocean City to pull away from host Mainland, 12-5.