S. Jersey Girls | Williamstown rally defeats Highland
Highland was three outs away from a victory that would have tightened things up in the Tri-County Royal Division title race in softball yesterday.
was three outs away from a victory that would have tightened things up in the Tri-County Royal Division title race in softball yesterday.
However, Williamstown had other plans.
Parlaying five hits, including a key two-run double by Christen Glutz, into four runs in the top of the seventh inning, the Braves rallied for a thrilling 4-2 win at Highland.
Williamstown improved to 8-0 in the Royal, one game ahead of Kingsway. Highland fell to 6-4 in the division.
Highland took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth, but couldn't close the door.
Rachael Matreale scattered eight hits and struck out nine en route the victory.
In other Tri-Co action:
Overbrook pounded out 16 hits during its 9-2 triumph at Woodstown. Olivia Radshewsky had two hits and three RBIs, winning pitcher Jenn Metzger chipped in three hits and two RBIs and Ashley Certo doubled twice to power the Rams. Metzger rang up 14 strikeouts over seven innings.
Laura Core collected three hits and Jess Naylor had two hits and two runs scored as Clearview slipped past visiting Delsea, 5-4.
Sam Dobleman fired a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts and no walks, as Gloucester pinned a 10-0 loss on host Clayton.
Callie Emel twirled a two-hitter with seven strikeouts as Salem silenced visiting Gloucester County Tech, 4-0. Christina Moore had a two-run single for the Rams.
Colonial. Bri Sobolewski went 3 for 3 and Jen Doud tripled twice to highlight Collingswood's 7-6 home win over West Deptford. Emily Fenton had three hits and a RBI for the Eagles.
Nicole Thomas, Bridget Settles and Lauren Vacca combined for seven hits and five RBIs as Haddon Township reeled off seven unanswered runs en route to a 7-4 victory against Gateway.
Sam Bennett blasted a round-tripper as Audubon outscored visiting Haddonfield, 6-3.
Olympic. Rachel Knable singled home Laura Pierce in the bottom of the eighth inning as Cherry Hill West emerged with a 2-1 win over Camden Catholic. The Irish took a 1-0 lead in the seventh on Alyssa O'Connell's homer. West answered in its half of the seventh when Jordan Banner singled home Michele Hermakins.
Kristy Ordille slammed a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh, scoring Amber Scott and Stephanie Marrone, as Triton rallied for a 4-3 win over Cherry Hill East. Trailing 3-0 in the sixth, the Mustangs climbed within a run on Amy Ferrara's RBI triple and Alyssa Smith's RBI single.
Chelsea Palumbo doubled, triple and scored the decisive run in Seneca's 9-7 home win against Winslow Township.
Burlington County. Diana Santucci tossed a three-hit shutout with six strikeouts as Delran posted a 6-0 win over visiting Cinnaminson. Lindsey Atzert had two hits, including a go-ahead RBI double in the third inning for the Bears.
Devin McMullen and Amanda Howard each went 2 for 2 with two RBIs as host Holy Cross defeated Medford Tech, 12-0.
Chelsea Kehr homered and Melissa Mehrer pitched a two-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts as Florence beat visiting Maple Shade, 2-0.
Cape-Atlantic. Amanda Cassella and Victoria Degaetano combined for four hits during Hammonton's 5-4 victory at Oakcrest. Degaetano delivered two RBIs for the Blue Devils, who overcame a two-run deficit.
Laura Cardone and Chrissy Hults each drove in four runs as Millville pounded out a 13-0 home win over Lower Cape May. Krystal Morris' first victory was a five-inning no-hitter with three strikeouts.
Danielle Procopio went 4 for 4 with a homer, three runs scored and three RBIs to spark Vineland's 15-0 win at Ocean City. Alysha Garcia-Parra also homered for the Fighting Clan.
Arielle Bruno singled, tripled and drove in four runs as Sacred Heart cruised to a 16-0 home win against Bridgeton.
Randi Passin tripled home two runs in the ninth inning as Egg Harbor Township notched a 7-3 win at Mainland.
Nonleague. Gabrielle Sapienza's RBI infield single scored Hannah Adams with the decisive run in the bottom of the 13th inning as Bishop Eustace pulled out a 7-6 victory against Glassboro. Adams finished with three hits and three runs scored for the Crusaders.