Winning pitcher Danielle Hull's two-run single highlighted an eighth-run fifth inning that helped ninth-seeded Margaretville to a 15-9 Section Four Class D first-round softball victory at No. 8 Gilboa on Friday.

It marks the second time in three days the teams played. Margaretville beat Gilboa, 6-4, in the Delaware League crossover championship Tuesday at Jefferson.

Gilboa (10-5), the eighth seed, took a 9-5 lead by scoring six times in the bottom of the fourth.

"We made a lot of mental errors in that inning," Gilboa coach Dan McGlynn said of Margaretville's big fifth inning.

Hull held Gilboa scoreless over the last four innings.

Olivia Todd had two hits, two runs and two RBIs, and Sara Batka went 2-for-4 for Margaretville (10-4), which will travel to top-seeded Afton (12-3) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday for a quarterfinal. Brittany Brand had two hits and two RBIs for Gilboa.

Margaretville 15, Gilboa 9

SECTION FOUR CLASS D

First round

9-Margaretville ..... 101 382 0 _ 15 12 3

8-Gilboa ..... 003 600 0 _ 9 12 6

Danielle Hull (W) and Amy Filupeit. Allison McGuire (L) and Jennifer Myers. 2B _ Rebecca Losito (G).

Morris 18, Roxbury 3

Lilly Lukeman went 3-for-5 with five RBIs and two runs scored to lead No. 11 Morris to a road victory over sixth-seeded Roxbury in a Section Four Class D first-round game.

The game was suspended in the top of the fifth inning Thursday and completed Friday.

Along with a triple and a double, Lukeman hit a two-run single to highlight a five-run second inning that ended with the Mustangs ahead, 7-0.

Winning pitcher Tessa Hitchcock walked one and scattered nine hits.

Kendal Sprague went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI for Roxbury (10-4).

Morris (10-5) travels to third-seeded Milford (14-3) on Tuesday for a quarterfinal.

Morris 18, Roxbury 3

SECTION FOUR CLASS D

First round

Morris ..... 250 127 1 _ 18 11 0

Roxbury ..... 000 200 1 _ 3 9 5

Tessa Hitchcock (W) and Kelsea Webster. Brittany Keator (L), Kendal Sprague (6) and Cristina Chiarappa. 2B _ Kendal Sprague (R), Samantha Sprague (R), Lilly Lukeman (M). 3B _ Lilly Lukeman (M).

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