Shawnee starter Jackie Pezzato saw Jordan Weed, her Toms River East counterpart, matching her frame for frame through nine innings of their South Jersey Group 4 softball quarterfinal, so Pezzato took the offense into her own hands.

The senior singled to center field to score Alexis Gordon in the 10th inning and send the sixth-seeded Renegades to a thrilling, come-from-behind, 3-2 win over the third seeds.

Pezzato also hurled 10 innings of three-hit ball, fanning seven, for the win. Weed struck out 17 in going the distance for the Raiders.

In another Group 4 quarterfinal, second-seeded Eastern slipped past 10th-seeded Toms River South, 3-2, in a nine-inning nail-biter.

After pitching four scoreless innings in relief, Kaitlyn Gaynor hit a bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the ninth to drive in Jax Buckley and send the Vikings to victory.

South Jersey Group 1. Casey Kisielewski came through for second-seeded Pennsville, plating teammate Lizzy Tripet with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the host Eagles a 2-1 quarterfinal win over seventh seed Gateway.

Girls' Lacrosse

Second-seeded Bishop Eustace reached the South Jersey Group 1 championship game for the first time in school history, riding a trio of freshmen to a 10-9 semifinal win over third-seeded Pingry.

Freshmen Kristen Biche (three), Clare Monaghan (two), and Ally Criscolo (one) netted six goals for the Crusaders.


Down to his final high school at-bat, Rancocas Valley's Nick Cieri smacked the 100th hit of his career, capping a three-hit day as the second-seeded Red Devils fell to sixth seed Cinnaminson, 7-3, in the semifinals of the Burlington County Tournament.

Sophomore Nick Thevanayagam rapped out three hits to lead the Pirates.

Boys' Lacrosse

Dan O'Keefe and Tyler Schulte scored three goals apiece to push second-seeded Seneca past third-seeded Allentown, 11-8, in a South Jersey Group 2 semifinal.