BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School softball team defeated Phillipsburg, 5-3, Tuesday to win the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament.

Bridgewater-Raritan's Samantha Ward had three runs in the game to lead the team, and Katie Winchock was 2-for-3 with two runs. Jalynda Mercado also had a double and an RBI for the team.

Pitcher Sammy Mazzagatti allowed three runs on seven hits.

Bridgewater-Raritan next faces Watchung Hills in the semifinal round of the tournament Wednesday.