NEW MILFORD, NJ - The Lady Aviators spotted starting pitcher Olivia Marinelli a two-run lead after an inning, and they never looked back, as Hasbrouck Heights beat River Dell 4-0 in a benefit softball at David E. Owens Middle School in New Milford.
Marinelli struck out 20, while allowing four hits in picking up the win for the Lady Aviators.
Hasbrouck Heights scored two in the first, one on a double by Victoria Vizzachero, the second when Vizzachero scored on a ball mishandled by River Dell. Alexa Marinelli singled in two runs in the third to extend the lead to 4-0.
Olivia Marinelli handled the rest with the shutout, striking out her 20th River Dell batter with runners on second and third in the top of the seventh.