PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School softball team has yet to give up a run in the state tournament.

The third-seeded Redhawks followed up a 10-0 shutout victory over Science Park in the first round with yet another 10-0 victory in Monday’s quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 tournament, taking down sixth-seeded Rutherford.

Parsippany, which had an 11-2 advantage in hits, scored six runs in the first inning and then added another four runs in the fifth inning. It was another dominant performance for a Parsippany team that has been effective in all areas of the game through two rounds.

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Parsippany pitcher Jenna Devens allowed two hits while walking three and striking out six in the five-inning effort. Offensively, the Redhawks had a number of players contribute.

In addition to Devens being productive in the circle, she finished 2-for-3 with two doubles. Gabriella Gennarelli went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI.

Victoria Freire doubled and had two RBI and Michelle Ebel finished 2-for-3 with an RBI. Angelina Fucci went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Carlee Urban scored two runs.

Parsippany stays at home for a North 2, Group 2 semifinal against 10th-seeded Verona.

Verona (10-13) has also yet to give up a run in the state tournament, taking down seventh-seeded Lyndhurst 12-0 in the first round before getting past 15th-seeded Madison in the quarterfinals by a slim 2-0 margin.

The second seed in the bracket, McNair, lost to Madison, 15-1, in the first round. The top half of the bracket remains as projected. Top-seeded Hanover Park will meet eighth-seeded Hackettstown in the quarterfinals  and fourth-seeded Caldwell will do battle with fifth-seeded Morris Tech in the other remaining quarterfinal. Both games are on May 21.