Tuesday's softball roundup
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
by The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach Post Staff Reports
Alexandra Ortiz was 3-for-3 with a triple, a grand slam and seven RBI, leading second-ranked Park Vista to a 10-0 rout of Spanish River in a District 10-8A semifinal Tuesday night.
The top-seeded Cobras (20-6) will face Boca Raton in Thursday's championship game. The ninth-ranked and third-seeded Bobcats upset seventh-ranked and second-seeded Seminole Ridge in Tuesday's other 10-8A semifinal.
NO. 4 WEST BOCA RATON 15, OLYMPIC HEIGHTS 0 (4)
Sydney Elkin pitched a perfect game and went 2-for-3 with four RBI to lead the top-seeded Bulls (21-3) past the fourth-seeded Lions in Boca Raton. Whitney Testorf added three RBI for West Boca Raton. The Bulls will face Atlantic in the district final Thursday.
ATLANTIC 6, LAKE WORTH 1
Madison Crum had two hits and two RBI and Paige Greenwood added a two-run single to lead the second-seeded Eagles (6-11) past the third-seeded Trojans in Boca Raton.
SANTALUCES 16, PALM BEACH LAKES 1 (3)
Erica Winn had two hits, including a triple, four RBI and a run scored as the top-seeded Chiefs (15-10) routed the fourth-seeded Rams in Lantana. Lindsey Hall added a triple, three RBI and two runs scored for Santaluces, which will face Royal Palm Beach in Thursday's championship.
ST. ANDREW'S 12, CARDINAL NEWMAN 2 (6)
Amanda Coyle was 3-for-4 with three RBI, two runs scored and two stolen bases as the second-seeded Scots (12-2) handled the third-seeded Crusaders in Boca Raton. St. Andrew's will host Lincoln Park in Thursday's championship.
LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY 17, GLADES CENTRAL 2 (5)
Taylor Strickland and Taylor Martin each tripled as the top-seeded Greyhounds (17-4) routed the fourth-seeded Raiders in Fort Pierce.
POPE JOHN PAUL II 10, TRINITY CHRISTIAN 0 (6)
Calli Norton pitched a two-hitter and struck out nine as the second-seeded Eagles (15-5) routed the third-seeded Warriors (1-13) in Delray Beach. Norton also homered, tripled and had three RBI for Pope, which advances to face top-seeded American Heritage in Thursday's championship. Philney Llewelyn had five strikeouts for Trinity.
NO. 8 KING'S ACADEMY 14, JUPITER CHRISTIAN 0 (5)
Aubree Murphy had 12 strikeouts and Kim Valdes was 3-for-3 with four RBI and three runs scored as the Lions (19-6) routed the Warriors in West Palm Beach. King's Academy will play Glades Day in Thursday's championship game.
GLADES DAY 3, BEREAN CHRISTIAN 2
Kara Roberts had three runs scored and two RBI to help the second-seeded Gators (12-14) edge the third-seeded Bulldogs in West Palm Beach. Amber Johnson had an RBI double and scored for Berean.
LAKE WORTH CHRISTIAN 15, BOCA RATON CHRISTIAN 0 (3)
Shaunnah Painter had three hits, including a double, two RBI and scored three runs and Becca Duane added two hits, four RBI and three runs scored to lead the second-seeded Defenders (13-9) past the third-seeded Blazers in Boynton Beach.