Softball Notebook: Vol. 3 (Part II)

Performances of note that have been reported and not acknowledged in the notebook or a featured game story are recognized in the SOL honor roll. Below is a list of those delivering standout performances in reported games played since the last notebook.

Plymouth Whitemarsh defeated Upper Dublin 11-2 in a game that was shortened to five innings because of field conditions on Friday. Erika Miller earned the win. PW’s Alycia Sabol was 3-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored. Upper Dublin’s Kelsey Kovalcik was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
On Thursday, Central Bucks South defeated Souderton 4-0. Devon Utterback upped her record to 6-0 with four shutout innings, striking out four and walking one. Fran Carrullo, who is also 6-0, pitched the final three, striking out four and walking none. Haileigh Stocks was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, and Taylre Stocks was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Sam Kraus and Utterback also contributed RBIs.
North Penn defeated Souderton 8-0 on Wednesday. The Maidens pounded out 12 hits and did not commit an error. Kellianna Bradstreet won her ninth game. She faced 23 batters, allowing two hits while striking out seven and walking nine. No ball was hit out of the infield. Bradstreet helped herself at the plate with a 2-for-2 effort that included two runs scored and two RBIs. Alyssa Campbell was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Miranda Sergas was 2-for-4. Alicia Stiles and Daphne Bostwick had Souderton’s lone hits.
Central Bucks West pounded out 15 hits and did not commit an error in its 12-1 win over Quakertown on Wednesday. Taylor Bobek (7-6) notched the win, allowing four hits while walking none and striking out five. West was led by Jenn Toland (2-for-4), Melissa Allen (3-for-3), Cassie Zanolini (3-for-3), Jaclyn Rupert (3-for-3) and Jenna Klawiter (2-for-2). Quakertown was led by the 2-for-2 effort of Rachel Kelsull.
Pennridge edged Central Bucks East 7-6 on Wednesday, plating the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth. Erica Smale notched the win. The Rams had 13 hits while the Patriots had 11. For Pennridge, Jess Youk was 2-for-4 with a triple and five RBIs, and Emily Hofmann was 3-for-4.
Wissahickon plated eight runs in the first three innings on its way to a 12-1 win over Upper Dublin on Wednesday. Freshman Katie Ziegler was credited with the win on the mound. She was also 3-for-3 at the plate. Freshman Gretchen Guaglianone had a double while senior Bernadette Thornton and freshman Aly Shilling both contributed triples.
Norristown celebrated Senior Night with a 15-hit explosion in a 16-1 win over Springfield in a game that was halted after three-and-a-half innings on Wednesday night. Every batter in the Eagles lineup had at least one hit. Leading the way were senior captains Kim Detwiler (3-for-3 with a two-run home run in the second) and Shauna Byrnes (2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored.) Maggie Creciun (2-for-4, double), Gabby Berry (2-for-3, double) also contributed. Daisy Foster allowed three hits and struck out three in a winning effort.
Gretchen Guaglianone drove in the game winning run with a triple in the bottom of the seventh, giving Wissahickon a 4-3 win over Cheltenham on Tuesday. Guaglianone had three RBIs on the day. Katie Ziegler was the winning pitcher.
Norristown increased its stronghold on first place in the American Conference standings with its 4-0 win over Plymouth Whitemarsh on Tuesday. Daisy Foster tossed a four-hit shutout, fanning five. The Eagles pounded out 13 hits. Leading the way were Kim Detwiler (3-for-3), Shauna Byrnes (2-for-4, triple), Gabby Berry (2-for-3, double) and Ashley Henrick (2-for-2, double). Devon King led the Eagles’ defense.
In remarkable comeback, Pennridge rallied from an 11-2 deficit to down Council Rock North 12-11 on Tuesday. The Rams scored five runs in the top of the sixth, and after plating a single run in the top of the seventh, the Rams loaded the bases, setting the stage for Kate Wacyk’s grand slam
Truman scored four runs in the top of the ninth to defeat William Tennent 6-2 on Tuesday. Rachael Alligood scattered two hits and fanned eight in notching the win. Felicia McCreery had the game winning single. Ashley Black added a pair of insurance runs with a two-run triple.
Olivia Shoemaker hit a home run in Souderton’s 5-3 win over Abington Tuesday in the resumption of a game that was halted with the Indians on top 4-0. Liz Parkins notched the win, allowing one hit and no earned runs while walking three and striking out three. Abington’s Ali Muehlbronner had a pair of hits.
William Tennent notched a 4-1 win over Abington on Monday. Deanna Schneiderreit, Gina Tyson, Ashley Alden, Deanna Myers and Kirsten Doherty all had hits in a four-run innings. Ashley Alden notched the win, striking out five.
Fran Carrullo struck out 13 and walked just one in Central Bucks South’s 9-1 win over Pennridge on Monday. The Titans, who pounded out 11 hits, received triples from the Stock sisters, Haileigh and Taylre. Haileigh was 3-for-3, and Taylre was 2-for-5. Morgan Decker hit a double. Contributing RBIs were Haileigh Stocks, Decker, Lauren Klepchick (2) and Taylre Stocks.
North Penn downed Hatboro-Horsham for the second time this season on Monday, this time in an 11-7 slugfest. Chrissy James was 3-for-4 to lead the Hatters. Jackie DiPietro and Jenna Phillips both doubled. For the Maidens, Mary Ward (two runs scored), Alyssa Campbell (2 RBIs), Miranda Sergas (double) and Cari Anderson each had a pair of hits. Danielle Kalis had two RBIs.
Sparked by the 11-strikeout performance of freshman Lesenia Santiago, Chelteneham downed Upper Moreland 4-1 on Monday.
Daisy Foster allowed four hits while striking out six in Norristown’s 5-1 win over Upper Merion on Monday. Maggie Creciun (2-for-4, double), Shari Lynne Klutch (2-for-4, double) and Stephanie Dinolfi (3-for-3) led the Eagles. Defensively, the Eagles were led by Creciun, Gabby Berry and Devon King.
Last Saturday, Central Bucks South rolled to a 10-0 win over Central Bucks West in a game that was halted after five innings. Devon Utterback earned the win, striking out seven while walking two. Morgan Decker (2-for-3, double, 2 RBIs), Dani London (2-for-3) and Taylre Stocks (2 RBIs) led the offense.
Upper Dublin eked out a 3-2 win over Upper Merion last Friday. Julia Angelos earned the win, allowing four hits. Kelsey Kovalak led the Cardinals with a 2-for-3 performance that included an RBI double in the first. Upper Merion’s Nicole Kulp was 2-for-4 with a double.
Aly Shilling contributed a home run and double in Wissahickon’s 6-1 win over Upper Moreland last Friday. Bernadette Thornton had two RBIs. Katie Ziegler earned the win.
Pennridge defeated William Tennent 10-0 last Friday. The Rams were led by Kate Wacyk (2-for-3), Christine Reiss (3-for-3) and Alicia Detwiler (2-for-2). Erica Smale notched the win.
North Penn defeated Quakertown 8-0 on Friday. Kellianna Bradstreet allowed just two hits while striking out 13. Mary Ward was 2-for-4 and Miranda Sergas was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Bradstreet also had a pair of RBIs.
Morgan Decker was 5-for-5 with an RBI in Central Bucks South’s 6-5 win in nine innings over Hatboro last Friday. The Titans went on top 5-0, and in the fifth, Hatboro plated a run, and then Jenna Phillips hit a three-run home run over the fence. The Hatters tied the game in the seventh. Lauren Klepchick was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, including a game-winning double that drove in Molly Hare. Hare started the ninth with a single. Kim Rowe contributed a double and two RBIs.
Taylor Bobek recorded the win in Central Bucks South’s 11-1 win over Council Rock North. The Bucks pounded out 15 hits, led by Jaclyn Rupert (2 doubles, 1 single, 5 RBIs) and Shelby Spressart (3 hits, double). Cassie Zanolini, Jenna Klawter and Kate Roth each had two hits.
Last Thursday, Norristown exploded for 14 hits in its 10-2 win over Upper Moreland. Leading the Eagles were Shari Lynne Kluth (3-for-5, double, triple), Kim Detwiler (3-for-4, double), Gabby Berry (2-for-4), Maggie Creciun (2-for-4) and Stephanie Dinolfi (2-for-2, 3 runs scored). Daisy Foster allowed four hits and struck out four. Detwiler and Dinolfi paced the defense.
Chelteham was led by the two-hit effort of Alexis Street (double) in its 9-4 win over Upper Dublin last Thursday. Kara Naseef had a two-run double and Dannie Schwartz had an RBI double. Lesenia Santiago allowed seven hits in a winning effort.
Katie Ziegler scattered three hits in Wissahickon’s 12-1 win over Springfield last Thursday. Aly Shilling contributed a double and triple and four RBIs.
Behind the two-hit effort of Erica Smale, Pennridge defeated Central Bucks West 3-0 last Thursday. Alicia Detwiler had a single and two runs scored.
William Tennent defeated Bensalem 9-3 last Thursday. Deanna Myers, Kirsten Doherty and Sam Schultz had multi-hit games for the Panthers. Kelly Hendrickson was the winning pitcher.
Sarah McGown struck out six and walked none in Neshaminy’s 3-0 win over Abington last Thursday. Alexa Bell was 2-for-2 with an RBI, and Christina Udris had a double and run scored. For Abington, Bridget Gordon and Ali Muehlbronner each had two hits.
Central Bucks West pounded out 13 hits in its 11-6 win over Central Bucks East on April 18. Taylor Bobek earned the win.
Norristown collected nine hits in its 10-0 win over Cheltenham in a game that was halted after five innings. Gabby Berry (2-for-2, double) and Shauna Byrnes (2-for-2, double, three runs scored) led the Eagles. Kim Detwiler (triple) and Maggie Creciun (double, two runs scored) also contributed. Daisy Foster allowed just one hit and struck out seven. She faced just 16 batters in five innings. Berry pulled the trigger on an inning-ending double play, and Devon King and Creciun also came up big defensively.
On April 17, Deanna Myers and Deanna Schneiderreit both had four hits in Tennent’s 12-3 win over Council Rock South. Katie Gross and Ashley Alden each added two hits. Alden notched the win on the mound.
Mia DiLella was 3-for-4 with two triples, and Jess Moore also had a two-run triple in Upper Merion’s 6-2 win over Wissahickon. Jordan Haines drove in a pair of runs. Melissa Kulp allowed just three hits in a winning effort on the mound.
Lisa Carey was 4-for-4 with two RBIs in Upper Moreland’s 12-3 win over Springfield. Jen Cherry gave up no runs over the final three innings to save the victory for winning pitcher Maddie Denneny.
On April 16, Danielle DiFillippo tossed a no-hitter in Hatboro’s 4-0 win over Quakertown. Julie Wambold and Val Sadowl both went 2-for 3.
Katie Costello hit a grand slam while Katie Ross and Lisa Carey each hit doubles in Upper Moreland’s 10-4 win over Upper Dublin.
Sophomore Brianna Guidos struck out 13 in seven strong innings to lead Neshaminy to a 7-0 win over Bensalem. Sophomore Courtney Clee was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. She also had three RBIs. Erin Quense was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Alexa Bell was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI.