JSZ brings you a pair of great divisional showdowns from a busy Friday around the Garden State. Watch all of the action from Sterling/Haddon Heights and Mount St. Dominic/Livingston!

Sterling 2 Haddon Heights 0

The Silver Knights came out on top in a pitcher’s duel to take control of first place in the Colonial Conference Liberty Division. Molly Skelly scattered four hits and racked up ten strikeouts for a complete game shutout for the Silver Knights. Maggie Ralston delivered a two-out, two-RBI single in the fourth inning in the win for Sterling (7-2). Maddy Clark piled up 12 strikeouts, taking a complete game loss for Haddon Heights (9-2).

JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights and reaction from this Colonial Conference clash:

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Mount St. Dominic 2 Livingston 1

Sophia Kiseloski scattered five hits and struck out seven while walking none in a complete-game gem and the Lions used a pair of bases-loaded walks in the 5th inning to outlast the defending Group 4 state champions. Mount St. Dominic improves to 11-0 on the season with the win. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights of two top-5 teams in the latest state polls: