KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley softball team scored four runs in the fifth inning to highlight an 8-3 victory over Benedictine on Thursday.

Winning pitcher Michelle Capizzano struck out 16 batters, walked only one and allowed six hits. Nikki Smith hit a solo home run for Brearley (4-0).

Amanda Griffin went 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Capizzano and Caitlyn Ryan each knocked RBI singles in the victory.