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Thompson, Klemans boost Bombers in MCT

Mackenzie Thompson's two hits, including a double, and four RBIs paced the attack for Boonton, which recorded an 11-0 victory over 23rd-seeded Mount Olive in five innings in a Morris County Tournament preliminary-round game on Saturday, April 19.

Bethany Hill contributed two hits, one of them a double, and knocked in three runs for the 10th-seeded Bombers (7-3). Kelly Whritenour doubled, singled and had a pair of RBIs. Anna Lee Smith slugged a run-producing triple. Carly McDaniels had two hits and two RBIs. Meaghan Maida added two hits.

Winning pitcher Lauren Klemans allowed two hits while striking out five and walking none. Boonton moved into the first round of the MCT and will clash with No. 7 Roxbury. Alyssa Cartier had both hits for Mount Olive (2-7).

Whippany Park 4, Morristown-Beard 0

Brittany Funicelli pitched a complete-game four-hitter and Jamie Rehus slugged a two-run home run to boost No. 12 Whippany Park in a MCT preliminary-round game on Saturday, April 19.

Funicelli, a senior right-hander, struck out five and helped herself by getting two hits.

Rachel Grabowski singled, doubled and knocked in a run for the Wildcats. Whippany Park (5-3) earned a first-round MCT game opposite Montville. Lindsay Reeth had two of Morristown-Beard's hits.

Mendham 3, Kinnelon 0

Junior right-hander Irene Margiotta surrendered three hits and struck out six to pace the 16th-seeded Minutemen to a shutout over No. 17 Kinnelon in MCT preliminary-round actionn on Saturday, April 19.

Mendham went up 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning when Courtney Gionco drove in Nikkey Skuraton, who had tripled, with a squeeze bunt. The Minutemen scored their other runs in the fifth inning. Skuraton and Gionco had two hits apiece for the winners.

Colts pitcher Megan Beiermeister, a junior, scattered eight hits and notched 10 strikeouts. Brittany Coppola, Julia Balick and Marissa Jacobia had hits for Kinnelon.

Parsippany Hills 4, Parsippany 0

Parsippany Hills, buoyed by Ali Walek's three-hitter, shut out 15th-seeded Parsippany in Morris County Tournament preliminary-round action on Thursday, April 17.

Walek, a junior right-hander, struck out three and walked three.

Spurring the eight-hit attack for the 18th-seeded Vikings were Erica Ruja (3 for 4, double), Kaitlyn Jansen (2 for 4, double, two RBIs) and Mackenzie Brown (2 for 3). Parsippany Hills, which took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, will play second-seeded Morris Knolls in the first round of the MCT.

Boonton 3, Sussex Tech 2

Carly McDaniel doubled and knocked in two runs to pace the Bombers (6-3) to victory over Sussex Tech on Thursday, April 17.

Kim Cacciabeve was one of three Boonton players to have two hits. Cacciabeve, who doubled and stole a base, knocked in a run. Anna Lee Smith and Mackenzie Thompson had two hits apiece.

Winning pitcher Lauren Klemans struck out eight, walked none and scattered five hits. Jenn Prendergast had two hits for Sussex Tech (7-4).

Morris Knolls 11, Jefferson 0 (5 inn.)

Sammi Caby (3 for 3, home run, four RBIs) and Maddie Housel (2 for 2, double, home run, five RBIs) were at the core of the Golden Eagles' offense when they defeated the Falcons on Thursday, April 17.

Ashley Lesch, Carly Shaw, Sandy Vuong and Marina Castalluzzo had a hit apiece for Morris Knolls.

Raelyn Giansanti gave up four hits while striking out three to pick up the win. Kayla Weber singled twice for Jefferson.

Madison 5, Parsippany 3

The Dodgers had four players with two hits - Alise Bassolino, Caitlyn Massaro, Alyssa DeBiasse and Kristina Qualben - and beat the Red Hawks on Thursday, April 17.

Bassolino homered for Madison, whose winning pitcher was Stephanie Deeb (6 strikeouts).

DeBiasse tripled and Mackie Goodwin doubled.

Butler 9, Morris Catholic 0

Larissa Spellman, a sophomore righty, fired a no-hitter to power Butler past Morris Catholic on Thursday, April 17.

Spellman walked 11 and gave up four walks.

Ally Spellman rapped out three hits, including a double, for the Bulldogs. Aleks Apkarian also had three hits, one of them a double, and drove in two runs. Marlene Arabia had multiple hits for the winners, singling and doubling.

Hanover Park 7, Villa Walsh 1

The Hornets rode Annie Sienrukos' four-hitter to a win over Villa Walsh on Thursday, April 17.

Sienrukos went the distance, striking out one and walking one. Senior second baseman Raquel Mogavero, who had three hits, led Hanover Park's offense. Rachel Wilkinson (3 for 3, double) knocked in a run.

Rachel Wilkinson was 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs. Alex Cosenzodrove in three runs and stole a base. Villa Walsh's Kathleen Rocco had two hits.

Whippany Park 6, Dover 1

The Wildcats had several offensive standouts - Jamie Rehus (single, home run, two RBIs), Mickel Dunbar (two hits) and Megan Gallagher (two hits) - in their victory over Dover on Thursday, April 17.

The pitching decision went to Ashley LoBell, who gave up four hits, struck out nine and walked three.

Dover received two hits from Erica Castro.

Montville 4, Randolph 1

Megan Patierno doubled twice, singled and drove in a run to help the Mustangs to a win over the Rams on Thursday, April 17.

Brittany Presto had three hits for Montville. Winning pitcher Jessica Shalongo was nicked for two hits while striking out five and walking three.

Casey Levens and Rose Bolinder were the lone Randolph players to reach Shalongo for hits.

Roxbury 11, Dover 0

Samantha Darling pitched a no-hitter and Katlyn Lloyd went 4 for 4 with two RBIs to spark seventh-seeded Roxbury to victory over 26th-seeded Dover in Morris County Tournament preliminary-round action on Wednesday, April 16.

Darling, a senior right-hander, struck out six and walked one in the five-inning game. Kate Cullen and Amber Campbell added two hits apiece for Roxbury, which will meet the winner of Mount Olive/Boonton in the first round.

The score was 1-0 until the Gaels (6-2) erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Chatham 10, Morris Catholic 3

Susie Wolsch went the distance, scattering six hits and striking out six when the 20th-seeded Cougars defeated No. 13 Morris Catholic is a MCT preliminary-round game on Wednesday, April 16.

Wolsch's teammates backed her with an 11-hit attack, which was led by Isabel Chin's three hits, including a double, and Shea Matta's two hits. Liz Silveira had a double and knocked in a pair of runs. Chatham (3-5) will travel to fourth-seeded Jefferson for a first-round game.

For Morris Catholic, Jeannie Kivlon and Elizabeth Rado had two hits each. Julia Rossetto slugged a triple.

Morris Hills 9, Hanover Park 5

Ninth-seeded Morris Hills, paced by Beth Kehrley's three hits and two RBIs and Ashley Ferrante's three hits and three runs scored, notched an MCT preliminary-round win over Hanover Park on Wednesday, April 16.

Jackie Saggese and Shannon Cox contributed two hits each. Cox, a senior catcher, drove in two runs for the Scarlet Knights (6-4).

For the Hornets, Nicole Petrovich ended with three hits and two RBIs. Alex Cosenzo had two hits and two RBIs.

Morristown 7, Villa Walsh 3

Junior righty Nicole Rhoades pitched a four-hitter and Lexie Gleason and Alexa Grniet had three hits apiece to power the 14th-seeded Colonials past No. 19 Villa Walsh in MCT preliminary-round play on Wednesday, April 16.

Julia Blumstein and Victoria Kapp had two RBIs each for Morristown. Rhodes pitched a complete game, striking out one.

Villa Walsh pitcher Christina Romagnoli knocked in two runs.

High Point 8, Jefferson 0

The Wildcats pounded out 14 hits, including three by Allison Curry and two apiece by Cassie O'Hern and Autumn Smith, and shut out Jefferson on Monday, April 14.

O'Hern had two RBIs and tripled. Smith doubled twice. Amanda Delfino and Kayla Weber had two hits apiece for the Falcons (6-3).

Ally Frei went the first five innings, yielding two hits and striking out 13, before giving way to Chelsea Eckert. High Point is 4-1.

Sparta 1, Blair Academy 0

Kylie Wells' double drove in the game's lone run in the top of the fifth inning, lifting the Spartans (7-1) over Blair Academy on Monday, April 14.

Brooke Ennis, who singled to lead off the fifth inning, scored Sparta's run.

Kim Puccio pitched a three-hitter, striking out nine and walking two to gain her fifth win of the season.

Roxbury 10, Whippany Park 6

Frankie Formisano doubled three times and knocked in six runs to fuel the Gaels on Monday, April 14.

Katlyn Lloyd also had big day at the plate for Roxbury, going 4 for 4 with an RBI. Jessica Diaz had two hits and an RBI for the Gaels (5-2).

Whippany Park (3-3) received three hits from Ashley LoBell.

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