WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills varsity softball team scored seven runs in the bottom of the third inning and took only five innings to defeat Newark East Side in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament on Thursday, 11-0.

Watchung Hills advances to Monday's quarterfinals and will host Scotch Plains-Fanwood.

Sophia Cicchetti pitched a one-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks.

Jade Singh hit a two-run double with a run scored, Cicchetti had a two-run single with a run scored and Genna Cicchetti, Shelly Zoppi, and Meri Hurley each had an RBI single  for Watchung Hills.