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Michelle Krier pitched a perfect game for Kenmore West at North Tonawanda's Lady Jacks Tournament on Saturday afternoon.

Krier struck out 13 as the Blue Devils blanked Wilson, 7-0. She also had eight strikeouts as she threw a one-hit shutout in a 4-0 win over Frontier.

Action at the 22nd annual tournament also included Williamsville South extending its winning streak to 32 games.

Chelsea Plimpton walked one batter in the fourth inning, the only blot on an otherwise perfect game as Williamsville South blanked Lockport, 7-0. Plimpton struck out 14. Michelle Fridey had a single, double and a triple for South.

The Billies then blanked Orchard Park, 4-0, as Plimpton threw a four-hitter as Fridey went 3 for 3 with two triples and a single.

Elsewhere in the tournament, which continues next Saturday, Beth Ameno threw a one-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts to pace JFK to a 7-0 win over Starpoint. . . . Aimee Fisher struck out 17 batters for Frontier in an 8-0 shutout of Wilson. . . . Clarence picked up a pair of wins, defeating Iroquois, 4-1, and Kenmore East, 3-2. Stephanie Wydra pitched a complete-game two-hitter with 12 strikeouts against Iroquois.

Holy Angels Classic: Niagara-Wheatfield earned a 6-5 win over Mount St. Mary when Brittany Peters scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on a passed ball. Earlier, the Falcons dropped a 2-0 decision to Holy Angels as Jackie Pienkowski singled in the winning run in the fifth for the Angels.

The Angels added an 18-1 win over Nichols, while Mount Mercy won two games, helped by the offense of Jackie Burke, who homered in a 4-2 win over Williamsville East and had a sacrifice fly to send home the winning run in a 2-1 decision over St. Mary's. . . . Christina Gephardt drove in two runs with a double and a triple to help Williamsville East defeat Nichols, 12-5.

Niagara-Wheatfield will face the winner of the 10 a.m. game between Holy Angels and Williamsville East in the championship at 12:30 p.m. at Houghton Park.

Mudville Invitational: Ashley Szpara was named the Utica tournament's Most Valuable Player as Immaculata won two games to capture the title. Immaculata defeated East Rochester, 6-2, and Canajoharie, 8-2. Szpara went 6 for 8 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Track and field

The girls team from Depew won six events in the small school division of the Western New York Legend Relays held at Erie Community College's Jim Ball Stadium. The Wildcats' wins included two (the 400 and 800 meters) by the team of Amanda Burgio, Susan Simme, Kristen Angerski and Kaylea Kotarski. Depew also won the 1,600, sprint medley, distance medley, long jump and triple jump.

In the large school division, Williamsville South won five events, as did Lancaster.

On the boys side, Lockport took four large school events, winning the 1,600, 3,200, sprint medley and distance medley.

Meet records were set in three field events -- 24 feet in the pole vault by Jim Townsend and Matthew Aoun of Lancaster, 266-1 in the discus by Brent Tikan and Joshua Bauma of St. Francis and 40-2 3/4 in the long jump by Brandon Riford and James Starks of Niagara Falls.

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