Campbell, Pelham advance with ease
Third-ranked Campbell of Litchfield rolled past the visiting 14th-ranked Monadnock of Swanzey squad 15-0 in Division III softball playoff action Friday.
Campbell (14-3) will host No. 11 Prospect Mountain of Alton (12-6) Monday at 4 p.m.
Olivia Martinage got the win for Campbell, allowing just one hit. Brittany McNulla went 2-for-2 with a double and a triple, Emily Paquin went 2-for-4 with two singles and Amber Gibbons had a triple for the Cougars.
Annie Crotto had the lone hit for Monadnock (9-8), which committed seven errors.Pelham 7, Raymond 1: At Pelham, the fourth-ranked Pythons knocked off No. 13 Raymond in the other Division III second-round matchup Friday. The Pythons will host No. 12 Franklin (12-5) at 4 p.m. Monday.
Pelham scored early as Shannon Morin hit a two-out, two-run single to make it 3-0 in the first frame.
Freshman Sarah Ratcliffe went 4-for-4 with four RBIs on a pair of home runs. Elissa Mogauro also added an RBI in the first for Pelham.
Pythons pitcher Jordan Parese pitched the whole game, scattering seven hits with five strikeouts. Raymond (11-6) was led by Hannah McNicholas, who went 3-for-4.