WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Dumont scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Wood-Ridge, 8-6, in the Donna Ricker Softball Tournament on Saturday evening in Wood-Ridge.

Dumont jumped out to a 3-0 in the first inning off Wood-Ridge pitcher Brooke Biamonte, taking advantage of three Wood-Ridge errors in the top of the first to take the lead.  Wood-Ridge battled back, scoring two in the bottom half of the inning, when Emily Aviles was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to score one run, and Samantha Perez lifted a sacrifice fly to score the second, cutting the lead to 3-2.

Dumont added to their lead in the fourth, on a two-run inside the park home run to extend the lead to 5-2.  Once again, Wood-Ridge bounced back, scoring a run on Sam Perez’ inside the park home run to cut the lead to 5-3.

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Dumont would get its final run of regulation in the fifth, to once again extend the lead to three runs.  

Wood-Ridge tied the game in the bottom half of the inning, as Biamonte homered, scoring leadoff batter Emma Baker to cut the lead to 6-5.  Following a walk to Maya Ortega, the Lady Blue Devils were able to tie the game when Dumont misplayed a hard grounder by Rachel Gravina.

The game remained tied at 6-6 going into extra innings, when the Huskies took advantage of two more Lady Blue Devils errors to take an 8-6 lead. Wood-Ridge went down 1-2-3 in the bottom of the half of the inning.

Wood-Ridge falls to 5-2 overall with the loss.

In the first game of the day, Bergen Tech defeated Waldwick.

The Donna Ricker Tournament is hosted by Wood-Ridge High School each year and invites different high School softball teams from surrounding areas. The tournament benefits the Donna Ricker Memorial Scholarship which awards a deserving student with $1000 scholarship each year. The Foundation was created in memory of Donna Ricker, who was a student at Wood-Ridge, Class of 1986. Donna was a standout pitcher of the varsity softball team, and also played varsity volleyball.  Donna exemplified the model student-athlete, all that while battling cancer. She remained positive and never complained. She lost her life after fighting hard for five years.

 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Dumont 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 8 14 2
Wood-Ridge 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 6 7 6
Dumont AB R H RBI BB SO          
Tamburro 5 1 1 1 0 1          
Martoral 5 3 2 2 0 0          
Gabettie 5 1 2 0 0 1          
Robeldo 5 1 2 1 0 0          
Diaz 5 0 3 1 0 0          
Boyhen 4 1 0 0 1 0          
Reitly 4 0 1 1 0 0          
Dloughy 5 1 2 1 0 0          
Perez 5 0 1 0 0 0          
Garcia 0 0 0 0 0 0          
Popadopolos 0 0 0 0 0 0          
Totals 43 8 14 7 1 2          

Batting2B: Gabettie, Reitly 

                 
HR: Tamburro, Martoral                   
RBI: Tamburro, Martoral 2, Robeldo, Diaz, Reitly, Dloughy       
SAC: Reitly                       
ROE: Martoral 3, Robeldo 2, Diaz                 
FC: Diaz, Boyhen 2, Reitly                   
 
                     
Wood-Ridge AB R H RBI BB SO          
Bella Iacovino 5 1 1 0 0 0          
Maddie Marino 4 0 0 0 0 1          
Emma Baker 4 2 2 0 1 1          
Brooke Biamonte 2 1 2 2 2 0          
Emily Aviles 3 0 0 1 0 0          
Sam Perez 3 1 1 2 0 1          
Maya Ortega 2 1 1 0 2 0          
Rachel Gravina 3 0 0 0 1 0          
Amanda DiMase 4 0 0 0 0 2          
Victoria Nieves 0 0 0 0 0 0          
Totals 30 6 7 5 6 5          

Batting 2B: Brooke Biamonte 

               
HR: Brooke Biamonte, Sam Perez                 
RBI: Emily Aviles, Brooke Biamonte 2, Sam Perez 2         
SF: Sam Perez                       
HBP: Emily Aviles                       
                       
                       
Dumont IP H R ER SO BB HR        
Reitly 8 7 6 5 5 6 2        
Totals 8 7 6 5 5 6 2        

Pitching  W: Reitly 

                     
 
                     
Wood_Ridge IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR    
Brooke Biamonte 8 106 0.68 14 8 5 2 1 2    
Totals 8 106 0.68 14 8 5 2 1 2    

Pitching  L: Brooke Biamonte 

                 

 

 

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