WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ - Julia Vardiman drove in three runs with a home run and two singles to lead West Essex to a 7-4 softball victory over Robbinsville in eight innings on Saturday.

Rachel Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI for the Lady Knights (4-0), who erased a 4-0 deficit with three runs in the fourth inning and one in the seventh to send the game into extra innings.

Winning pitcher Sami Huetter spun a three-hitter, striking out five and walking three while pitching all eight frames.