NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield varsity softball team defeated Spotswood on Thursday to advance in the 2017 NJSIAA Central, Group 2 Tournament, 11-9.

Senior Lauren Lattimore hit two home runs with three RBIs, Reilly Apezzatto added two hits and three RBIs and Anne Joseph smacked a homer for the Canucks.

North Plainfield will face Robbinsville in the quarterfinals on Monday.