WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell softball team advanced with an 8-4 victory over Lodi in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 2 state tournament on Tuesday.

Christina Guarino went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI for the Chiefs (14-8), who scored four runs in the first inning and four more in the second inning. Winning pitcher Carlie Corrigan banged out three hits, including a double, and knocked in a run, and Anna Rowland had three hits, one a double, and scored two runs. Ashleigh Bryant went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Caldwell's 13-hit attack.

Corrigan scattered seven hits and issued just one walk in seven innings pitched.