Erica Ragazzone left nothing to chance Monday.
Ragazzone pitched a shutout, and hit a game-winning, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to give St. Hubert a 2-0 victory over Little Flower in the Catholic League semifinals at Arcadia University in Glenside.
Ragazzone hit a 3-2 pitch over the left-field fence. She went 3 for 3. She also threw seven innings, allowing three hits and striking out four.
In the other semi, Bonner-Prendergast advanced to the league title game for the first time since 2006, beating Lansdale Catholic, 2-0, at Arcadia. Ashley Fuller went 2 for 3 with an RBI, and Brooke Lachette tossed a shutout.
St. Hubert, the No. 2 seed, and sixth-seeded Lansdale Catholic will play for the championship at Arcadia on Thursday.
Public League semifinals. Breanna Lineman went 4 for 4 with two tripes and drove in five runs to lead Girls High past Masterman, 18-5.
Girls High will play Franklin Towne Charter, a 13-2 winner over Philadelphia Academy Charter, in the final at La Salle on Thursday.
District 1 Class AAAA. Ninth-seeded Spring-Ford scored three times in the first inning and held on for a win over the visiting, No. 24 seed. Bri Kofer had an RBI double, and Morgan Newton and Jess Nattle each drove in a run.
Methacton 5, William Tennent 0 - Jordan Prutzer struck out eight and fired a three-hitter to lead the host 10th seed past the No. 23 seed. Rachel Picozzi and Sarah Rambo each had a two-run triple.
North Penn 7, Garnet Valley 4 - Alexa Gable and Becky Christoffers had big days to carry the host No. 13 seed to a win over the 20th seed. Gable went 3 for 4, scored twice and drove in a run. Christoffers went 2 for 2 and knocked in three runs.
Pennridge 2, Conestoga 1 - Brooke Labs singled to right field to give the No. 12 seed a walk-off win over the visiting 21st seed. Alison Horne scored the tying run on an error.
Archbishop Carroll won its 13th straight Catholic League title, beating Cardinal O'Hara, 20-4, at Neumann University. Natalie Schmitt scored six goals.
Public League final. Tenee Pina scored six goals, and Girls High won its third straight league title by defeating Washington, 12-7, at Germantown. Essence Ray-Simpson chipped in with three goals.
Independent Schools Tournament quarterfinals. Ashley Tedesco scored four goals, and Sophie McFarland and Emily Tedesco added three each as Friends' Central beat Springside Chestnut Hill, 15-8.
Hannah Keating and Lauren Pansini each scored four goals as Agnes Irwin beat visiting Germantown Friends, 15-11.