S. Jersey Girls | Haddon Twp. tops Sterling
Haddon Township moved into a new residency yesterday. The Hawks took over sole possession of first place in the Colonial Conference with a 7-0 victory over defending champion Sterling in softball action.
moved into a new residency yesterday.
The Hawks took over sole possession of first place in the Colonial Conference with a 7-0 victory over defending champion Sterling in softball action.
Haddon Township, winners of nine straight, has won a South Jersey-best 11 games. The Hawks are 8-1 in the Colonial, while Sterling fell to 7-2.
Amanda Sabatini went 3 for 3 for Township, which collected 11 hits. Rachel Manning handcuffed a heavy-hitting Sterling lineup on six hits.
In other Colonial games:
Rose Colgan and Alyssa Krajewski each had two hits and two RBIs as Audubon cruised to an 11-0 victory over visiting Woodbury. The Green Wave have won six of seven Colonial games.
Jen Cossaboon twirled a two-hitter as host Haddonfield dispatched Lindenwold, 16-1.
Olympic. Brooke Fisher collected a game-inning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning as Camden Catholic chalked up an 8-7 upset win over Cherokee. Marissa Dombrowski had two hits and two RBIs for the Irish, who had been 1-6 in one-run games this spring.
Maria Finnegan delivered a two-out, two-run double in the top of the seventh inning as Washington Township avoided a major scare by beating Triton, 3-2. Brittany Austin held the Mustangs to four hits to earn the victory. Finnegan finished with two hits and three RBIs.
Hannah Adams collected two hits and two RBIs and Meredith McCarthy added two hits and two runs scored as Bishop Eustace pulled out a 6-4 victory over visiting Timber Creek.
Tri-County. Coaxing five walks in the third inning, Schalick pushed across three runs and held on for a 3-1 victory at Overbrook. Christine Fleming held the Rams to three hits to earn the win.
Katie Gaskill roped a home run over the 200-foot sign in left field to highlight Pennsville's 10-0 home win against Pitman. Gaskill finished with two hits and three RBIs to back the three-hit pitching of Kristin Garvin.
Gloucester Catholic posted runs in all six of its innings, bouncing back strong after its first loss with a 13-9 home win against Woodstown. Nicole Hagerty and Ali Robinson each doubled and Kristen Collins and Shannon Corrado had triples for the Rams.
Devon Watkins had three hits and a RBI as Deptford slipped past visiting Cumberland, 6-5.
Burlington County. Dana Bieniek went 5 for 5 to spark Rancocas Valley's 10-2 win at Northern Burlington, as the Red Devils avenged an early-season loss and moved back into the Liberty Division title race.
Jessica Van Loan went 2 for 2 with a RBI as Medford Tech chalked up a 5-3 home win over Trenton Catholic.
Cape-Atlantic. Sandra Fowler's two-out, two-run triple in the eighth inning paved the way for Middle Township's 6-4 win at Sacred Heart.
Charlie Adomanis collected two hits and two RBIs as St. Joseph remained unbeaten in the league with a 6-3 win at Holy Spirit. Meghan Philip chipped in two hits and two runs scored for the Wildcats. Allison Gandolfi accounted for all of Holy Spirit's offense with a three-run homer in the sixth inning.
Liz Ralph launched a two-run homer and Christina Lawson tossed her second no-hitter as Buena pounded out a 20-0 win at Pleasantville. Ralph finished with two hits, three runs scored and four RBIs. Lawson helped her own cause with three hits and five RBIs.
Nonleague. Abbey Houston fired a three-hitter as New Egypt knocked off top-ranked and previously undefeated Lenape, 4-2. Molly Dixon had two hits and a RBI for the Warriors.
Jackie Zeilman roped a double and a triple, driving in two runs, as Delsea pinned a 9-3 loss on host West Deptford. Erika Knorr struck out seven and didn't issue a walk for Delsea.
Julie Monroe drove in three runs and Molly Hartman, Melissa Gustray and Lakeisha Edwards added two RBIs apiece as Pemberton outslugged visiting Pennsauken Tech, 13-10.
Jaleesa Davis went 5 for 5 with six RBIs as Willingboro notched a 30-7 home win over Woodrow Wilson.