The list of unbeaten softball teams in South Jersey has dwindled to two.
After top-ranked Lenape fell from the unbeatens on Wednesday, Absegami suffered the same fate yesterday when Millville recorded a 2-0 home win in a Cape-Atlantic League game.
Millville's Camry Puff put together a scintillating performance, firing a one-hitter and halting the Braves' winning streak at eight.
That leaves Florence, of Burlington County, and Gloucester, of Camden County, the lone remaining undefeated teams left in the area.
Erin O'Neill and Laura Cardone each delivered RBI hits in a two-run fifth for the Thunderbolts.
In other Cape-Atlantic action:
Amanda Cassella clubbed two home runs, driving in four, as Hammonton pinned a 7-0 loss on host Mainland. Cassella scattered 10 singles and struck out 10 en route to the shutout as the Blue Devils took over sole possession of first place in the American II Division.
Rebecca Turygan tossed a no-hitter as Oakcrest blanked visiting Ocean City, 10-0. Turygan took a perfect game into the fifth inning before suffering her lone blemish with a one-out walk. Hilary Rosenberg went 2 for 2 with three runs scored.
Alysha Garcia-Parra hit a three-run homer and Brittany Giacomelli fanned 10 as Vineland dispatched visiting Egg Harbor Township, 7-1.
Shannon Simpkins and Arielle Bruno each launched homers as Sacred Heart rolled to a 14-1 win at Cape May Tech.
Megan Low went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, including a solo homer, as Atlantic City posted an 11-1 home win over Lower Cape May.
Burlington County. Despite the absence of ace Melissa Mehrer, who was sick, Florence kept its unbeaten record intact with a 2-0 home win over Bordentown. Chelsea Kehr accounted for both runs with a two-run triple. Kristen Garganio took over for Mehrer and twirled a shutout for the Flashes, who will host New Egypt today.
Olympic. Emily Kashak singled home Danielle Schafhauser for the decisive run in the bottom of the 11th inning as Paul VI pulled out a 4-3 win over Seneca. Despite being outhit 12-5, the Eagles strung together singles by Bernadette Tenuto and Kashak in the 11th. Schafhauser tossed eight innings of relief for the victory.
Shawnee grabbed the inside track in the Patriot Division title race with a 4-1 win over visiting Triton. Beth Linett, Sam Soprano, Emily Pagnotta and Jennifer Motolynski each delivered RBIs for the Renegades.
A day after suffering its first loss, Lenape's bats came out blazing, posting 11 first-inning runs en route to an 11-3 victory over rival Cherokee. Sue Schmidt had two hits and three RBIs and Marlee Youngkin added two hits, a run scored and a RBI. Jamie Moir scattered three hits and struck out eight for the Indians.
Sophomore secondbaseman Brianna Franks went 4 for 4 with two runs scored and four RBIs to highlight Washington Township's 15-2 home triumph over Cherry Hill East. Winning pitcher Alyssa Maiese rang up 12 strikeouts for the Minutemaids.
Three errors parlayed into five runs and lifted Pennsauken to a 10-5 victory at Winslow Township. Jamie Irvin and Haley Snyder each had RBI doubles for the Indians.
Tri-County. Brittany Smith had three hits, including a two-run homer, as Salem rattled off its seventh straight win and clinched a playoff berth with a 10-3 decision against visiting Cumberland.
Highland banged out 14 hits, including three apiece by Maura Bianchini and Kelsey Romond, as the Tartans marched to a 7-1 win at Delsea. Winning pitcher Amanda Branco and Lauren Castiello each had two hits and Romond finished with two RBIs.
Brittney Carosia, Colleen O'Donnell and Shawna Vennell each knocked in a pair of runs to spark Gloucester Catholic's 10-4 home win over Clearview.
Colonial. Bobbie Padgett tossed a six-hit shutout as Haddon Heights silenced host Collingswood, 4-0.
Penn-Jersey. Ashley Nyul knocked in six runs and fell a single shy of hitting for the cycle during Life Center's 18-8 home win over Solebury (Pa.).
Nonleague. Laura Pierce and Sarah Penn drove in three runs apiece to back the strong three-hit pitching of Shaina Bradley as Cherry Hill West pinned an 11-0 loss on visiting Northeast (Phila.).