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Kinnelon records dramatic victory

Katie Veltri's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning, boosting Kinnelon over Wallkill Valley, 9-8, on Friday, May 10.

Megan Beiermeister had two hits and knocked in two runs for the Colts (4-15). Ana Maroldi, Marissa Jacobia and Brittany Graper also had two hits and an RBI apiece.

Beiermeister also picked up the pitching win, going one-plus innings in relief of Grace Carvalho.

Morristown 2, West Orange 1

The Colonials scored two runs in the fifth inning on Joanna Lee's triple to deep center field to pull ahead after facing a 1-0 deficit on Friday, May 10.

Lauren Champi led off Morristown's fourth inning with a single. Alexa Grniet bunt single followed. That set the stage for Lee, a senior.

Nicole Rhoades had eight strikeouts, walked one and gave up six hits. Morristown is 10-8.

Chatham 9, Boonton 4

The Cougars scored six of their runs over the last two innings to gain a come-from-behind win over the Bombers on Friday, May 10.

Candace DeVito and Charlotte Zukauckas had two hits and two RBIs apiece for Chatham (12-9).

Kim Cacciabeve and and Mariel Dearie had RBIs for Boonton.

Morris Knolls 4, Hanover Park 3

Morris Knolls did all of its scoring in the fourth inning and secured a win over Hanover Park on Friday, May 10.

Madi Housel singled, Gina Nappi doubled and Kelsey Hanson singled in courtesy runner Cassi Coleman to give the Golden Eagles their first run. Alyssa Stango squeezed home Gina Nappi before Hanson scored on a dropped third strike. Gionna Florey drove in the fourth run with a base hit.

Raquel Mugavero had two hits for the Hornets. Kim Felix was the winning pitcher. Felix fanned six, walked two and was reached for seven hits.

Jefferson 15, Newton 0

The Falcons sent their record to 17-6 on Friday, May 10 behind Claudia Tietz's two hits and six RBIs.

Katie Lisa and Caitlyn Dougherty contributed two hits and two RBIs for Jefferson. Winning pitcher Melissa Jurkiewicz allowed two hits. She struck out 10 and walked one.

For Newton, Caitlin Hall and Kaitlin Olinski had hits.

Morris Tech 6, Warren Tech 3

Sam Schmidt slugged a three-run homer in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 deadlock on Thursday, May 9 and propel Morris Tech to victory over Warren Tech.

Schmidt, a sophomore, also singled and finished with four RBIs.

Freshman pitcher Jillian Marchione scattered six hits and struck out 12 for the Devils.

West Morris 5, Chatham 3

The Wolfpack, behind catcher Kelsey Brown's two hits and three RBIs, defeated Chatham on Thursday, May 9.

Brown homered for West Morris (16-4). Becca Raymond had two hits and Jamie Fesinstine had an RBI.

Raleigh Heap, McCall Moore and Kerry Nelson had RBIs for the Cougars (11-8).

Morris Knolls 1, Montville 0

Gina Nappi's RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted Morris Knolls to a 1-0 victory over Montville on Tuesday, May 7.

Kim Felix reached on an error to start the inning and went from first to third on Madi Housels' sac bunt. Nappi then stroked her base hit.

Winning pitcher Ashley Lesch yielded four hits, struck out two and walked one. Jess Shalongo, who also had a four-hitter, absorbed the loss.

West Morris 4, Voorhees 0

Allie McCourt went 2 for 4 with two RBIs to spark West Morris to a win over Voorhees on Tuesday, May 7.

Gina Falzarano doubled and scored on McCourt's RBI triple in the top of the third inning. McCourt scored on a throwing error, giving the Wolfpack (15-4) a 2-0 lead.

In the sixth inning, Kat Spilman and Becca Raymond had singles and moved over on a sacrifice bunt before Jamie Fesinstine had a sac fly and Alyssa Perkalis lashed an RBI double. Fesinstine, the winning pitcher, gave up two hits, one walk and had six strikeouts.

Pope John 1, Jefferson 0

Mary Adams' three-hitter helped the Lions gain a shutout win over Jefferson on Tuesday, May 7.

Adams struck out three. Toni Santonastasso drove in the lone run in the bottom of the first inning. Julia Engdahl had a hit and scored a run for Pope John (16-8).

Jefferson's hits came off the bats of Katie Lisa, Claudia Tietz and Bryanna Celentano. The Falcons are 16-6.

Roxbury 10, Chatham 7

The Gaels, powered by the hitting of Allison Synder (home run, three RBIs) and Lexi Rinaldi (two RBIs) beat Chatham on Tuesday, May 7.

Roxbury (10-7) broke a 2-2 deadlock by putting across four runs in the fourth inning. The Gaels, who received three hits apiece from Emily Helmer and Taylor Dash, had another four-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth to seal the victory.

Raleigh Heap (3 for 3, RBI), Kendall Davies (2 for 4, RBI) and Kerry Nelson (2 for 3, RBI) stood out for the Cougars (11-8).

Whippany Park 8, Parsippany Hills 4

Senior right-hander Jenn Sanislo hurled a five-hitter, striking out seven and walking one, when the Wildcats (15-5) defeated Parsippany Hills on Tuesday, May 7.

At the plate, Sanislo was just as impressive, going 4 for 4, including three doubles, and driving in three runs.

Brittany Funicelli finished with two RBIs for Whippany Park.

Sussex Tech 7, Kinnelon 2

Katie Jakubowski pitched and batted Sussex Tech (11-8) past Kinnelon on Tuesday, May 7.

Jakubowski recorded seven strikeouts and issued two walks. She gave up six hits. Jakubowski helped herself, singling, doubling and knocking in a run.

Kim D'Amelio and Jenn Pendergrast had three hits and two RBIs for the winners. For the Colts, Jennifer Ditzig had two hits.

Parsippany 6, Dover 2

Kathryn Ferrarelli snapped a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning with a run-producing single for the Red Hawks (8-9).

Parsippany scored three more runs in that inning. Ferrarelli had three hits. Nicole Bernal and Alex Rigoli added two apiece in support of winning pitcher Victoria Rossi.

Rossi struck out five and walked one.

Chatham 4, Randolph 3

Candace DeVito and Kendall Davies paced the attack when Chatham (11-7) edged Randolph on Monday, May 6.

DeVito homered twice for the Cougars. Davies homered, singled and drove in two runs. Charlotte Zukauckas tripled for Chatham.

Randolph (12-7) also exhibited a high-powered offense, getting homers from Amanda Beatrice, Olivia Kiss and Kelly O'Neill.

Montville 4, Kittatinny 3

Sammie Booth's RBI double in the 11th inning snapped a 3-3 deadlock and lifted Montville over Kittatinny on Saturday, May 4.

Booth, a sophomore third baseman, drove in Cayleigh Aslanian. Megan Patierno knocked in a run and Brittany Presto doubled for the Mustangs (14-5). 

Kittatinny received three hits, including a double, from Krystal Carides. Ashley Brown's two-base hit produced a run.

Whippany Park 5, Chatham 2

Senior right-hander Jenn Sanislo hurled a five-hitter and struck out five to pace the Wildcats (14-5) on Saturday, May 4.

Ashley Belott had an RBI and scored twice for the winners.

Chatham's Kendall Davies, a senior shortstop, drove in both of her team's runs.

Jefferson 9, Sparta 2

Anna Carlson had three hits and knocked in five runs and Melissa Jurkiewicz pitched a five-hitter to power Jefferson past Sparta on Wednesday, May 1.

Dianna Gatto contributed a hit and two RBIs for the Falcons (15-4). Kayla Weber had one of the game's two extra base hits, a double, and drove in a run.

Sparta's Colleen Burdsall finished with three hits. The Spartans received an RBI from Lauren Colacicco. Gretchen Bowie doubled.

Montville 4, Villa Walsh 1

Rachel Inglesino, Megan Patierno and Emily Mulligan had RBIs when Montville defeated Villa Walsh on Wednesday, May 1.

The Mustangs, who led 1-0 after five innings, tacked on three runs in the sixth. Jade Tungul had two hits for Montville. Winning pitcher Jessica Shalongo struck out seven, walked two and yielded seven hits.

Annie McCluskey and Caitria O'Shaughnessy had two hits each for the Vikings (5-10). McCluskey drove in Villa Walsh's run.

Morris Tech 10, Orange 0

Sam Schmidt no-hitter and nine strikeouts and Rebecca Jansen's three RBIs and two hits helped Morris Tech blank Orange on Wednesday, May 1.

Schmidt helped herself by going 2 for 3, including a double, and knocking in two runs.

Mandy L'Heritier doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs.

Morristown 5, Morris Catholic 1

Katie Colquhoun and rapped out two hits and drove in a run in support of pitchers Nicole Rhoades and Mollie Forman on Wednesday, May 1.

Forman, who relieved Rhoades, doubled and knocked in a run for the Colonials (7-8). Rhoades and Forman combined on a four-hitter.

Morris Catholic's top hitter was Gina Tonini with two hits. The Crusaders are 4-8.

Butler 6, Hawthorne 2

The Bulldogs rode the hitting of freshman Aleks Apkarian (three hits, home run, three RBIs) and pitching of Kayla Logan to a victory on Wednesday, May 1.

Other Butler RBIs were by Alexandra Spellman and Logan.

Logan struck out five and was reached for seven hits over five innings. Larissa Spellman relieved. She struck out five, walked one and allowed gave up only one hit.

New Providence 6, Chatham 0

New Providence's Cassandra Squeri limited the Cougars to four hits in this game on Wednesday, May 1.

Kendall Davies had two of the Cougars' hits and Meg Pinaire and Charlotte Zukauckas had one hit apiece. Zukauckas' hit was a double. Chatham is 10-6.

New Providence's top hitter was Kelsey Quinn, who went 3 for  3 with an RBI.

Boonton 5, Kinnelon 0

Smith gets 100th career hit

Anna Lee Smith had a bunt single in the second inning, giving her 100 hits for her career, when Boonton shut out Kinnelon on Tuesday, April 30.

Smith, a junior third baseman, finished with two hits, two runs scored and two stolen bases.

"It's very fitting," Bombers coach Jim Drury said. "Forty-eight of Anna's 100 hits are bunt singles. To me, that's remarkable. The Kinnelon coach (Danielle Elia) said we can't get her and we know what she's going to do."

Not only does Smith excel at the plate and on the basepaths, she is Boonton's most versatile player. Smith has played third, shortstop, left field and center field this season.

Carly McDaniel had two hits and knocked in a run for Boonton (10-7).

Senior right-handed pitcher Kylie Morgan pitched her second no-hitter this spring, recording 13 strikeouts.

Villa Walsh 5, Parsippany 2

Veronica Manley went 3 for 3 with two RBIs to fuel the Vikings on Tuesday, April 30.

Jessica Walsh went 2 for 2 and knocked in a run for Villa Walsh, which improved its record to 5-9. Juliana Strelec and Caitria O'Shaughnessy had an RBI apiece.

For the Red Hawks, Amanda Angulo and Taylor Scott knocked in runs. Scott had four hits and Nicole Bernal finished with two.

Randolph 10, Mendham 8

Kayla Johnson tripled twice and knocked in five runs to pace the Rams, who rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, on Tuesday, April 30.

Amanda Magadan went 2 for 4 with a triple and RBI for Randolph (10-5). Cynthia Meringer was 3 for 4 with a double and RBI. The winning pitcher was Kelly O'Neill, who struck out three and walked four.

Mendham (5-7) was led by Courtney Gionco and Irene Margiotta, who had two hits each. Margiotta drove in a run as did Nikkey Skuraton.

Whippany Park 14, Morristown-Beard 0

Alexa Cozzarelli, Ashley Belott, Jenn Sanislo and Nicole Romanowsky drove in two runs apiece to support the pitching of junior Brittany Funicelli and propel the Wildcats to a win over the Crimson on Tuesday, April 30.

Cozzarelli, Belott and Romanowsky all slugged triples. Sanislo (double, two RBIs) and Allison Gleichmann (double, two RBIs) chipped in for Whippany Park (12-5).

Funicelli allowed two hits and struck out seven over five innings. For Morristown-Beard, Lauren Conway and Vincina Bivona had doubles. The Crimson are 3-11.

West Morris 4, Morristown 0

Kat Spilman had two RBIs in the first inning to put the Wolfpack up, 2-0, in this game on Tuesday, April 30.

Kelsey Brown went 2 for 2, Courtney Chase had an RBI single in the second inning and Alyssa Perkalis slugged an RBI double in the third inning for West Morris (13-3). Winning pitcher Jamie Fesinstine limited Morristown to two hits, struck out 10 and walked one.

Alexa Grniet and Alli Klinger had the two hits for Morristown. Colonials pitcher Nicole Rhoades gave up eight hits and struck out four.

Morris Tech 16, Somerset Tech 6

Gina Andreotta and Sam Schmidt rapped out three hits each and ended with three RBIs for Morris Tech on Tuesday, April 30.

Rebecca Jansen contributed two hits, one of them a double, and drove in a run for the Devils.

Morris Tech neared the .500 mark, pushing its record to 6-7.

Jefferson 13, Hackettstown 3

Stephanie de Hagara gave up one hits and fanned five in four innings of work for Jefferson on Tuesday, April 30.

Hitting standouts for the Falcons were Katie Lisa (triple, RBI), Dianna Gatto (two doubles, three RBIs) and Anna Carlson (3 for 3, two doubles, three RBIs).

Allison Lay tripled and had two RBIs for Hackettstown.

Roxbury 10, Parsippany Hills 2

Home runs by Holly Arentowicz, Kate Cullen and Ally Snyder powered the Gaels past Parsippany Hills on Tuesday, April 30.

Arentowicz homered, tripled and knocked in four runs. Cullen had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run. Snyder had two hits and two RBIs.

Junior pitcher Samantha Darling gave up three hits. She struck out three and walked two. Parsippany Hills received a two-run double from Kylie Taylor.

Chatham 10, St. Dominic 0

Natalie Schroder struck out seven and was nicked for two hits to highlight the Cougars' win over St. Dominic on Tuesday, April 30.

McCall Moore went 2 for 3, including a triple. Meg Pinaire tripled, doubled and drove in a run for Chatham (10-5).

Candace DeVito had a double, two runs scored and three RBIs for the winners.

Morris Knolls 9, Jefferson 6

Gina Nappi had three RBIs and Mia Baldassari had three hits and drove in a run to pace Morris Knolls to victory over Jefferson on Monday, April 29.

Madi Housel and Kelsey Hanson also knocked in runs for the Golden Eagles (15-3). Winning pitcher Kim Felix went 4 2/3 innings, striking out five and walking four. Ashley Lesch pitched 2 1/3 innings, giving up three hits. She struck out two and walked three.

Morris Knolls led 2-0 after three innings before making it 9-0 in the top of the fifth inning.

The Falcons' Katie Lisa tripled and had three RBIs. Anna Carlson went 3 for 4. Jefferson, which committed four errors, is 13-4.

Hanover Park 4, Madison 2

The Hornets received two hits and two RBIs from Danielle Politi when it defeated Madison on Monday, April 29.

Raquel Mogavero also had two hits, including a double, for Hanover Park (11-3). Alyssa Santaniello contributed a double.

Sam Snyder pitched a five-hitter, striking out nine and walking. Jill Caruso homered for Madison (7-7).

Whippany Park 8, Villa Walsh 1

Jenn Sanislo went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Jamie Rehus went 2 for 3 with two RBIs to spark the Wildcats on Monday, April 29.

Other Whippany Park runs were driven in by Sam Mellea, Ashley Bellott and Brittany Funicelli. Sanislo, a senior right-hander, allowed six hits. She struck out six and walked three.

Whippany Park, which will face Jefferson in a Morris County Tournament semifinal on Thursday, May 2, sent its record to 11-5.

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