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.
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.
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.