North Penn Life - - SPORTS - By Mike Cabrey mcabrey@21st-cen­tu­ryme- dia.com

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sac­ri­fice bunt by Jackie Morell (Ben­salem) and an RBI sin­gle from Rachel Hy­man (Up­per Dublin) put SOL ahead by two.

In the fourth, SOL/Bi­cen­ten­nial pushed its lead to 6-2 thanks to a D’Agostino bases-loaded walk and an RBI sin­gle from Soud­er­ton’s Ha­ley De­Lany two bat­ters later.

Tu­masz pitched the first two in­nings for SOL/Bi­cen­ten­nial, giv­ing up two earned runs on four hits with no walks and one strike­out. Morell and Abing­ton’s El­iz­a­beth Lloyd com­bined to no­hit Pub­lic/AACA the next 2 1/3 in­nings.

Cen­tral’s Cait­lyn Walker and Amelia Shel­ley of Villa Joseph Marie each had an RBI for Philadel­phia Pub­lic/ AACA.

In its ear­lier loss to Olympic/Colo­nial, SOL/ Bi­cen­ten­nial trailed just 1-0 af­ter three in­nings, but Olympic/Colo­nial posted four runs in the fourth then added an­other six in the sixth for the dou­ble-digit shutout vic­tory.

Maher, D’Agostino, Tu­masz, De­Lany and Wis­sahickon’s Brit­tany Gel­man all col­lected a hit in the de­feat.

North Penn’s Jackie Bilotti pitched the first four in­nings, sur­ren­der­ing five runs — four earned — on six hits. She walked one and struck out four. Morell gave up six runs — five earned — on six hits, strik­ing out three. Tu­masz did not al­low a hit in keep- ing Olympic/ Colo­nial off the board in the sev­enth.

For Olympic/Colo­nial, Chelsea Thomas (Had­don Heights) was 3-for-4 with two RBI. Casey Clark (Cherry Hill East), Mariah Hans (Had­don Heights) and Me­gan Wall (PVI) each col­lected two RBI.

Philadel­phia Catholic — which in­cludes Lans­dale Catholic’s Amanda Bradley and Bridey Harkins on its ros­ter — played just one game Mon­day, fall­ing to Le­high Val­ley 10-5.

PCL led 2-0 af­ter two in­nings be­fore Le­high Val­ley went ahead with a six-run top of the third. The PCL plated three in its half of the third to pull within one, but Le­high Val­ley pulled away by scor­ing four times in the fourth.

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