S. Jersey Girls: McClaskey HR sets Overbrook mark

Posted: May 15, 2014

Rachael McClaskey wasted little time breaking an Overbrook softball record on Tuesday.

McClaskey launched a first-inning solo shot to right to reach 129 career hits in the host team's 2-1 Colonial Conference loss to Audubon.

The home run was her ninth of the season. She added another hit to give her 130.

McClaskey, a senior shortstop, will play at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

In other Colonial play:

Nicolette Obidos belted two hits, scored two runs, and stole two bases in Gateway's 12-0 home win over Collingswood. The game was dedicated to Obidos' mother, who is battling leukemia.

Haley Pease went 3-for-4 with two runs as Sterling defeated Woodbury on the road, 4-3. Missy Dow picked up the win in the circle.

Winning pitcher Marissa Beebe was perfect at the plate with three hits, a run, and an RBI, as Haddon Heights blanked host Paulsboro, 11-0. Sammy Baker homered, doubled, drove in three, and scored twice.

Burlington County Tournament. Morgan Clauser scattered six hits and gave up one run as Northern Burlington beat host Rancocas Valley, 3-1, in the semifinal. Northern Burlington will travel to Bordentown for the championship at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Burlington Patriot. Carli Shaw smashed two doubles in Bordentown's 8-1 win at Burlington Township. Katie Schroeder earned the win in the circle.

Burlington Independence. Tamara Peterson picked up the win for Westampton Tech, which rode 21 hits to an 18-4 win at Palmyra. Marie Goodman doubled twice. Anisa Tyler, Kiana Peterson, and Madinah Cathcart-Rowe also doubled.

Olympic National. Sam Sack, Dylan Jarvis, and Breck Urban combined for nine hits and 11 RBIs in Paul VI's 16-0 win at Bishop Eustace. Sack and Jarvis homered in the game.

Carly Monaco went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs to help host Timber Creek beat Winslow Township in five innings. Faith Rivera had a hit, two walks, two runs, and an RBI.

Tri-County Classic. Kelli Moore singled up the middle to score Ally More with the go-ahead run for Clayton, which beat host Salem, 3-2, in eight innings. Brittni Errig allowed two runs and struck out three in a complete game.

Cape-Atlantic National. Samantha Fiocchi pitched a six-inning one-hitter and struck out six to lead Buena to a 12-0 triumph against host Bridgeton. At the plate, Fiocchi was 2-for-4 with a double, a run, and an RBI.

Nonleague. Cheyenne Meyer struck out 10 for visiting Cedar Creek, which topped Cherry Hill West, 5-1. Sierra Machinski hit her fourth home run of the season in the loss.

Girls' Lacrosse

Meg Drum netted the game-winner with five seconds left in Seneca's 14-13 home win over Kingsway in an Olympic Patriot matchup. Drum finished with six goals.

Nonleague. Lauren Gappa recorded a hat trick in Gloucester Catholic's 15-2 win against visiting Winslow Township. Kim Constantine, Michaelle McCarthy, Megan McLoughlin, and Frankie Paterno added two goals each.

Lindsey Coyle scored five goals to power Cherry Hill West to a 15-2 win at Williamstown. Mary Smith followed with four goals.

Girls' Track

Winslow's Cidae'a Woods took first in four events at the Olympic Conference Championships at Washington Township High School. Woods won the 100-meter dash, the 100 hurdles, the long jump, and the triple jump.


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