It was a day of firsts in


's softball season yesterday.

The 10-7 Tri-County League win over visiting Akiba Hebrew was the Warriors' first win of the year, coming in their first home game of the season.

Alli Francis went 3 for 3, and Kezia Trueblood got the win on the mound. Woodlynde (1-2 overall, 1-1 league) took the lead for good with four second-inning runs.

Public. Krystyn Smith was overpowering for host Philadelphia Academy Charter, allowing just four hits and striking out 16 in a 4-1 win over Masterman.

Swenson scored eight first-inning runs and earned an 18-8 win over visiting Philadelphia Electrical. Amanda McMahon hit a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Twin sisters Gia Shepherd (4 for 5) and Ali Shepherd (two home runs) powered CAPA to a 19-9 win at Bok. Both of Ali Shepherd's home runs cleared the fence.

Kris Davis' grand slam highlighted a nine-run fourth inning and helped Engineering and Science to a 24-9 win at Ben Franklin.

Yazmaris Clemente pitched a two-hitter and fellow freshman Aquilla Payton went 3 for 4 as Frankford coasted to a 21-2 win at Bartram.

Lincoln rallied for two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for an 11-10 win over visiting neighborhood rival Northeast. Jamie Hunsberger's double tied the game, and she later scored the winning run on a wild pitch.

Jeanette Valerio's three-run home run highlighted a 12-run fourth inning for host Mastbaum in a 17-7 win over Southern.

Simone Williams allowed just two hits for host Communications Tech in its 10-0 win over GAMP.

Caitlin Culbertson pitched a no-hitter and Brittany Jasinski was 4 for 4 with four RBIs and a pair of doubles as host Franklin Towne Charter overwhelmed Roxborough, 15-0. Culbertson struck out eight in the five-inning game.

Catholic North. Angel Bunner allowed only one hit for host Conwell-Egan in a 12-0 win over Bishop McDevitt.

Inter-Ac. Natalie Klotz twirled a seven-inning four-hitter as host Springside handed Notre Dame its first league loss, 7-0. Teammates Mary Trocky and Emily Bigler each had three of the Lions' 10 hits.

Marci Fitzpatrick scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the eight inning to give host Agnes Irwin a 4-3 win over Penn Charter.

Baldwin's Rachel Guttentag went 4 for 4 with three RBIs in an 11-6 win at Episcopal Academy.

Central. Dana Bozzetto pitched a two-hitter for Upper Darby in its 4-0 win at Lower Merion. Teammates Jillian Pickett and Amanda McCann providing the hitting support, both going 2 for 3.

Michelle Link singled and moved to third on a sacrifice bunt and an error before scoring on Ashley Carroll's bunt in the seventh inning to give Springfield (Delaware County) a 7-6 win at Ridley.

Suburban One Continental. Marissa Nagle and Brittany Devin each went 2 for 4 as host Central Bucks East coasted to an 8-2 win over Council Rock North.

Amanda Sadowl allowed only two hits in five innings as host Hatboro-Horsham overwhelmed Council Rock South, 10-0. Heather Hannum got the Hatters off to a good start with a two-run homer in the first inning.

Suburban One National. Beth Everist pitched a one-hitter for host North Penn in a 5-0 win over Neshaminy.

Del-Val. Caroline Miller outdueled Amanda Martin on the mound as host Harriton pulled off a mild upset, 2-1, over Academy Park. Miller gave up five hits and struck out 10.

Pioneer Athletic. Jamie Unger's three-hitter helped host Boyertown beat Pottstown, 3-1.

Bicentennial. Shawna Walp struck out 16 as Bristol beat visiting Calvary Christian, 7-2.

Catholic Academies. Maggie McGowan pitched a six-hitter and struck out 12 for host Villa Maria in an 8-2 win over Merion Mercy.

Erin Gallagher pitched a no-hitter for host St. Basil in a 3-0 win over Gwynedd-Mercy.

Friends Schools. Adrienne Drummond went 3 for 4, including a three-run home run in the third inning, for Shipley in a 14-3 win at Germantown Friends.

Nonleague. Kelly Scheirer went 3 for 3 with two doubles and a triple as host Germantown Academy defeated visiting Wissahickon, 9-3.


Faith Christian

got two second-half goals from Lauren Fretz to beat Sellersville rival

Upper Bucks Christian

, 4-2, in an Atlantic Coast Christian Athletic Conference (ACCAC) game. Becca Hixson and Chelsea Bodder scored first-half goals for the Lions. Rachel Smith and Amy Steward scored for Upper Bucks Christian.