Tues. S.J. girls and boys: DiVello's slam lifts Hammonton

Posted: May 28, 2013

Morgan DiVello hit a grand slam in the sixth inning on Tuesday afternoon to propel Hammonton past Kingsway, 7-6, in the South Jersey Group 3 softball semifinals.

The homer, on a 1-1 pitch, traveled to center field. DiVello went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and five RBIs.

Tori Danner led Kingsway with a pair of hits, three RBIs, and a two-run homer.

In the other semifinal, Erynn Sobieski compiled a three-hit shutout and Michele Civile hit a game-winning homer in the seventh as host GCIT dropped Pinelands, 2-0.

S.J. Non-Public B. Mikaela Power reached on a walk in the eighth inning and scored from second on an overthrow to give St. Joseph a 5-4 win over visiting Wildwood Catholic in the quarterfinals.

In another quarterfinal, Rosie LaGrotta tossed seven-shutout innings and Sacred Heart rolled past visiting Cardinal McCarrick, 5-0.

The junior righthander had eight strikeouts and three walks. She also went 2 for 3 with a two-out, two-run single in the fourth. Samantha Caterina added two hits, including a two-run double in the sixth.

S.J. Group 1. Mattie McCleery hit two doubles to lead Haddon Heights past host Pennsville, 5-1, in the semifinals. Chelsea Thomas added a hit and two runs scored. Taylor Nichols went 2 for 4, scored a run, and drove in one.

Baseball

Eric Lakenau had two homers and five RBIs to help Pennsville cruise past visiting Haddon Township, 10-0, in the South Jersey Group 1 semifinals.

Boys' tennis

Alex Epstein and Kevin Tan won at second doubles to send Moorestown to the Tournament of Champions semifinals with a 3-2 win over Christian Brothers at the Inman Racquet Club in Edison, N.J. Moorestown will meet No. 1 seed Millburn at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mercer County Park.


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