Devin Burris came out on top in a pitchers' duel by delivering the key hit, doubling home Erika Pacholski in the bottom of the eighth inning, as host


battled back to edge

Haddon Heights

, 4-3, yesterday in Colonial Conference softball.

Burris and her counterpart, Bobbie Padgett, went the distance in a game that saw Heights carry a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh.

In another Colonial clash, Cara Gilbert handcuffed host


, allowing three hits and three walks in pitching


to a 12-0 victory. Peggy Nichole singled twice, knocked in three runs, and stole four bases for the Gators.


Megan Magee struck out nine in tossing a two-hit shutout, and Frances Schaeffer,

Holy Spirit

's first batter in the game, hit a home run to start the host Spartans on their way to an 11-1 romp over

Our Lady of Mercy


Maria Isgro belted a two-run homer and Katie Williams contributed three hits, three runs and two RBIs as


swamped host

Lower Cape May

, 12-1.


Lindsey Sampolsky's grand slam in the seventh inning allowed


to put away host

Cherry Hill West

, 6-0, keeping the Mustangs atop the Patriot Division. Erika Drayton had a bases-empty blast in support of Britney Yocum, who fanned 10 in tossing a two-hitter.

Bernadette Tenuto batted 4 for 4, scored three runs, and knocked in three for host

Paul VI

, which banged out 14 hits in routing


, 12-3. Katie Koff, Jacki Harrington and Holly Schell combined for seven hits, five RBIs and five runs scored for the Eagles.


Ashley Hansen of


opened the game with a bang, picking up her 100th hit on a lead-off home run, and went on to bat 3 for 4 with three runs scored as the Cougars cruised to a 7-2 triumph at




clinched at least a share of the Classic Division crown by battering host


, 12-1. Taylor Chain limited the Panthers to two hits, while Jackie Leafey went 5 for 5 and drove in four runs for the Lions.


can do no worse than finish tied atop the Royal Division, after the Braves dumped host


, 8-0. Rachael Matreale struck out a dozen batters while yielding two hits and three walks, and Christen Klutz contributed a pair of RBIs.

Burlington County.

Kelly Garganio struck out 15 and scored the tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Carlie Maple singled in Jackie Giambrone in the eighth to complete host


's 3-2 come-from-behind win over

Northern Burlington


Vocational Tournament.

Nakaya Johnson drove in three runs with three hits and scored twice, and Jasmine James batted 3 for 4 and scored three times to send

Westampton Tech


Sussex Tech

, 9-4, in a semifinal.


Stacey Robertshaw limited


to one hit - a sixth-inning single - while batting 4 for 4 with two RBIs in

Rancocas Valley

's 8-1 home win.

Pinch-runner Gina Rios scored the eventual game-winning run on a single by Kelsey Caregnato in the third inning, and Jess Goeller scattered four singles in leading host




, 2-1.

Brooke Boyd combined with reliever Megan Craft on a no-hitter, and Macy Cutshaw doubled twice and scored three runs as

Burlington City

leveled host


, 14-0.

Sarah Crowley carried a shutout into the seventh inning and Amanda Edmondson chipped in two hits and scored twice, helping

Haddon Township

claim a 6-2 win at

Cherry Hill East



Katie Hamilton and Cora Delfini each had a hat trick for

New Egypt

, which held on to defeat host

Moorestown Friends

, 12-8.