Brittany Scott struck out six in pitching a perfect game, and her sacrifice fly drove in a run in the third inning, carrying Buena to a 2-0 victory at Sacred Heart on Thursday in Cape-Atlantic League softball.
Kaitlyn Cooper added a solo home run in the fifth for the first-place Chiefs (13-0 overall, 10-0 conference), who opened a two-game lead over Sacred Heart (14-3, 8-2) in the National Conference Division I standings.
In other Cape-Atlantic action:
Karisma Pantaleon and Nicole Chillari combined for five RBIs, and Jenna Montana shut down Cape May Tech on six hits in pitching host Bridgeton to a 9-0 win.
Brittany Robertson went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and a pair of runs scored, and Tori Sittineri tossed a three-hit shutout as Middle Township pummeled Pleasantville, 23-0, in three innings.
Burlington County. Brielle Morichetti was one walk away from pitching a perfect game, settling for a seven-strikeout no-hitter as host Burlington City needed just five innings to dispatch Medford Tech, 11-0.
Jenna Rodriguez roped a two-run double in the first inning, and Alyson Martino made the lead stand up by striking out 11 and yielding one hit and one walk in New Egypt's 4-0 home win over Cinnaminson.
Nicole Feoli batted 3 for 3 and drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, completing Burlington Township's 6-5, come-from-behind victory over Northern Burlington.
Sydney Worek and Brielle Emery each drove in two runs and Megan Goodspeed (3 for 3) scored twice, powering host Florence past Delran, 11-3.
Olympic. Freshman Madison Critchfield singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, and Kaila Gerber struck out 14 in going the distance as host Seneca outlasted Timber Creek, 4-3.
Ali Summers walked, took second on a fielder's choice, and raced home on Danielle Frasca's single in the bottom of the sixth inning, accounting for all the scoring in Camden Catholic's 1-0 win over visiting Cherokee. Susan Wysocki struck out eight, walked two, and limited the Chiefs to one hit.
Tri-County. Breanna Worrell boosted her career hits total to 99 by going 4 for 4 with four RBIs and two runs scored, and Jenna Gayeski tossed a three-hitter as host Deptford dropped Glassboro, 13-0.
Host Salem ended its six-game losing streak behind the two-hit pitching of Alexis Robinson, who fashioned a 4-1 win by shutting out Clayton over the last six innings.
Nonleague. Kelsey Dominik lost her shutout bid in the seventh inning, but that was the only bad news for Kingsway as the host Dragons scorched West Deptford, 9-1.
Dominik struck out nine, walked two, and surrendered two singles in improving to 16-3. Kara Grogan went 3 for 4 with three RBIs, and Tori Danner knocked in three runs and scored twice.
Megan Tiernan's sixth goal gave the senior 100 goals in her career, highlighting host Washington Township's 18-4 domination of Kingsway in the Gloucester County Cup.