Softball vs Overbrook Second Round Playoff Preview

Softball vs Overbrook Second Round Playoff Preview

0
SHARE
Overbrook

The Pirates softball team hosts Overbrook today in the second round of the South, Group 2 tournament. Here is our second round playoff preview.

When: Wednesday, May 25 at 4pm.

Where: Cinnaminson High School.

#4 Cinnaminson: 11-12

#5 Overbrook: 12-8

The #4 Pirates come into today riding a four-game win streak that includes victories over Glassboro, Pitman, Delran and a first round win over Medford Tech.

During their four-game win streak the Pirates have allowed just one run and have recorded three shutouts. The lone run was scored in a 7-1 win over Delran.

Cinnaminson opened the tournament with a dominating 19-0 win over Medford Tech on Monday. The Pirates banged out 17 hits and allowed just one.

Baelie Deeney and Krysta Prestridge both picked up their first varsity hits in the win.

Brooke Figiel and Brenna MacNair both had three hits as 10 different players had at least one hit, five of them with multi-hit games. Two of Figiel’s hits went for triples.

Kelly Sigmund and Figiel led the way with three RBIs apiece.

Rebecca Martino threw three scoreless innings, striking out three. She did not allow a hit. Chelsea Price pitched two scoreless innings in relief, striking out four and allowing one hit.

#5 Overbrook enters this second round game with a record of 12-8 after taking down Haddonfield 9-1 in the opening round.

The Rams are in the midst of a three-game win streak that has seen them outscore their opponents 53-7.

Overbrook has been shutout three times this season and has allowed double digits in runs four times.

In the first round win over Haddonfield Rams pitcher Alyssa Briggs went six innings, allowing the one run on just two hits. She struck out six and walked one.

Grace Bell and Antonia Horay each drove in three runs in the victory. Horay (3-for-4) and Serena Pearson (2-for-4) each had multi-hit games.

These programs last met in the first round of the South, Group 2 Tournament in 2011. Overbrook won that game 4-2.

Cinn City Sports will have coverage of today’s second round playoff game between Cinnaminson and Overbrook beginning at 4pm. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for live updates throughout the game. Check the site later tonight for a full recap of the game with pictures and quotes.

Follow Cinn City Sports on Twitter for news, scores and live updates from games throughout each season. Like Cinn City Sports on Facebook. Sign-up for our daily newsletter, which arrives daily at 8am with the previous day’s stories, on the homepage.

SHARE
Previous articlePirates Daily Preview: May 25
Next articleSoftball Advances to SJG2 Semis with Shutout of Overbrook
Jim is the creator and editor of Cinn City Sports. He also created At the Dish, Life With Tony and Enzo and is the owner of JAVFreelancing. He coached baseball for five years, three at his former high school (Holy Cross in Delran, NJ) and two at prominent Division III program Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He has worked for the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, NJ; Metro Networks in Bala Cynwyd, PA; and was the play-by-play announcer for the Camden Riversharks of the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball for two seasons (2007-2008) on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, the student-run radio station at Rowan University. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and minor in Journalism from Rowan University in 2008. While in school he was the Assistant Sports Director at WGLS for two years and the Sports Director for one year. He also covered the football, baseball, softball and both basketball teams for the school newspaper 'The Whit.' He is the former Sports Editor for the Cinnaminson and Moorestown Patch websites. Jim lives in New Jersey with his wife Nicole, sons Tony and Enzo and dog Phoebe. He can be reached at jimvassallo@cinncitynews.com