HS SOFTBALL RUNDOWN: Becahi, Parkland advance; Pen Argyl falls
Updated On: Jun 05 2014 10:26:56 PM CDT
Bethlehem Catholic pitcher Elyse Cuttic put together her best game on the biggest stage on Thursday.
Cuttic struck out nine and pitched a no-hitter, leading the Golden Hawks to a 1-0 win over Radnor in the PIAA 3A quarterfinal round at Souderton High School.
Becahi's only run came in the first inning when Jean Markovic doubled in Angelys Cotto.
The Golden Hawks advance to the Monday's state semifinal round where they'll meet Lansdale Catholic.
The Parkland softball team also posted a shutout win on Thursday, blanking Avon Grove 3-0 in a 4A state quarterfinal at Souderton.
The Trojans came close to throwing a no-hitter of their own.
Pitcher Morgan Rentzheimer lost her no-hit bid in the sixth inning, but completed the shutout in the circle for the Trojans.
Madison Marshall had two RBIs to lead the Parkland offense.
Parkland will face the winner of Friday's quarterfinal between Lower Dauphin and Archbishop Ryan in the state semifinal round on Monday.
In the 2A state quarterfinals, Pen Argyl lost to District 3 Championship Susquenita 6-1 at Lyons Field.
The Green Knights took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning, but couldn't muster any offense after that.
Pen Argyl ends its season at 20-6.
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