State Softball Finals Preview

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Group 4: Eastern (18-6) vs. Morris Knolls (29-5), 1 p.m. at Toms River North. Eastern is led by pitcher Sam Lemm (15-6, 1.12 ERA; .392 batting average) and infielder Madison Tiernan (35 steals). Morris Knolls is led by pitcher Caitlin O'Connor (24-3, 0.60 ERA, 331 Ks) and catcher Angela Maioran (.372, 12 extra-base hits).

Group 2: Overbrook (26-2) vs. Indian Hills (32-2), 3 p.m. at Toms River East. Overbrook features pitcher Jen Metzger (13-2, 0.33 ERA, 211 Ks), outfielders Michelle Foster (.505, 51 hits) and Keanna Ross (.450, seven triples), and infielder Sam Borrelli (.405, 32 RBIs). Indian Hills is led by pitcher Katie Enright (30-2, 0.28 ERA, 314 Ks), catcher Ashley DeYoung (.403, 31 RBIs), and third baseman Nicole Paiotti (.404, 11 doubles).

Group 1: New Egypt (28-2) vs. Wood-Ridge (19-11), 1 p.m. at Toms River East. New Egypt is led by pitcher Emily Bausher (27-2, 405 Ks). Wood-Ridge pitcher Alyssa McKhann is 19-11.

Non-Public B: Gloucester Catholic (22-6) vs. Immaculate Conception of Lodi (25-4), 3 p.m. at Toms River North. Gloucester Catholic is led by pitcher Nicole Hagerty (13-4, 2.93 ERA) along with infielders Shayla Giosia (.489, 46 hits, 27 steals) and Olivia Lawrence (8 HRs, 34 RBIs), outfielder Carly Todd (.392, 15 steals), and catcher Colleen O'Donnell (.398, 28 RBIs). Immaculate Conception pitcher Kelly Hage is 19-3.

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