TOMS RIVER-Lindsay Nelson pitched 7 innings and struck out 5 batters while going 2 for 3 at the plate to help lead the Donovan Catholic softball team to a 6-5 win over St. John Vianney.
Donovan Catholic took an early 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first, but SJV answered right back with 4 of their own in the top of the second inning. In the 5th, SJV went up 5-4, but DC scored 2 in the bottom of the inning and held the lead through the 7th and final inning.
Karina Gaskins went 1 for 2, had a double and drove in 3 runs. Kayla Roncin went 1 for 3 and drove in the other 3 runs.