Nicole Nixon pitched an eight-hitter and struck out four and Amanda Binkley tripled to push the Burlington Township softball team past Burlington City, 9-4, Saturday in the championship game of the Palmyra Tournament.
Nixon was named the most valuable player of the eight-team, one-day tournament. Burlington Township was the top seed.
Second-seeded Pemberton won the third-place game, 15-5, over Penns Grove in five innings. Taylor Dorman went the distance to earn the victory.
In the semifinals:
Nixon scattered 10 hits and struck out three in an 8-5 victory over Penns Grove.
Brielle Morichetti pitched a three-hitter and fanned seven for Burlington City, which topped Pemberton, 7-5.
Taylor Jacobs scored in the second overtime for her third goal of the game, giving Haddonfield a 9-8 victory over visiting Camden Catholic in the Olympic National.
Katarina Ostbye netted two goals and Kelsey Welsh had seven saves for Haddonfield.
Camden Catholic received three goals each from Megan Kilpatrick and Tara Vittese.
Olympic Patriot. Sam Scapello led the attack for Seneca by scoring four goals in an 11-9 victory at Kingsway.
Meg Drun added three goals for the Golden Eagles. Taylor Gretz and Jackie Neary had hat tricks for the Dragons.
Nonleague. Jessica Havers, Taylor Koester, and Savannah Singer each scored four goals as visiting Cherokee took down Ocean City, 18-10. Kelly Hanna topped Ocean City with a game-high five goals.
Peyton Sventy scored four goals and McKenzie Montgomery contributed three as Rancocas Valley edged Shore Regional, 7-6, on the road.
Ally Gorman, Makayla Earley, and Kelsey Powell each scored three goals as Washington Township cruised to victory at Williamstown, 17-1. Gorman also had an assist, and Jillian Calandra collected five assists and two goals for the Minutemaids.