CEDAR GROVE,NJ - The Cedar Grove Panthers improved their record to 6-2 with two big wins over the holiday weekend.

On Friday Mia Faieta threw a no-hitter for Cedar Grove with 18 strikeouts and five walks for a 5-0 win over Nutley in Nutley.  

Brittney Taylor went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the win.  Rianna Marinelli delivered an RBI double in the second inning to help the Panthers extend their lead.  Samantha Brancato and Ava Mandala each collected an RBI for Cedar Grove.

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The winning continued on Saturday, when the Panthers defeated Hillsborough 3-0 in Hillsborough. Faieta pitched seven innings,striking out 16 and walking six.  Brancato, Julianna Cicala and Micaela Kennedy drove in runs for the Panthers.

Cedar Grove hosts Livingston on Tuesday at 4 p.m.