Madonna wins a pair
PINE GROVE – It took the Madonna softball team just eight innings to bring hom a pair of victories at Valley Saturday.
The Blue Dons rolled over the home team, 13-2, in five innings in the opener of the double header. It looked even easier in the second as the Lady Dons routed the Lumberjacks 13-0 in three frames.
Amanda Pulice picked up the victory in Game 1, going five frames, striking out seven, and surrendering just three hits. Brianna Fierrro led the Blue Dons with a triple, two singles, and two RBIs. Maddie Burchill added a double, single, and two RBIs.
Courtney Kaczmarek earned the win in Game 2 with a one-hit performance over three innings. She struck out three. Emily Pietranton had a three-run triple for the Lady Dons in the win.
Madonna hosts Oak Glen Monday.
Madonna 13, Valley 2
Madonna 403 33 – 13 10 1
Valley 000 20 – 2 3 2
MADONNA: Pulice (WP, 7K, 2BB) and Magnone. Burchill 2B, 1B 2RBI; Thompson 1B; Pietranton 2-1B; Paul 2B, RBI; Fierro 3B, 2-1B, 2RBI; Kaczmarek 1B, RBI; Notni RBI.
VALLEY: Harris (LP, 6K, 5BB) and Sharpe. Harris 1B, Sharpe 1B, Martin 1B.
Madonna 13, Valley 0
Madonna 1(12) 0 – 13 5 0
Valley 0 0 0 – 0 1 4
MADONNA (2-1): Kaczmarek (WP, 3K, 1BB) and Magnone. Pietranton 2B, 3RBI; Boniti 1B; Kaczmarek 1B; Alongi 1B, Magnone 1B.
VALLEY: Bucher (LP, 0K, 6BB), Harris (2nd, 0K, 1BB) and Sharpe. Martin 1B.