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LEVER POWERS WILLIAMSVILLE SOUTH; NO. 1 SEEDS ADVANCE

Caitlin Lever hit for the cycle, giving her 14 hits in her last 14 at-bats as Williamsville South beat Lewiston-Porter, 9-1 in a Class B-1 quarterfinal game on Friday. Jenna Schwartzmeyer had 15 strikeouts and went 3 for 3, including a home run for the Billies (19-2).

The No. 1 seeds in Classes A, B-1, B-2 and Class C all advanced.

Elsewhere in Class B-1, Katie Mahoney pitched a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts as No. 1 seed Amherst beat Cheektowaga, 9-2. Bethany Jeffords, Lauren Amico and Leigh Sikorski had three hits each. The Tigers (14-2) scored four runs in the fifth and three more in the second.

Maria Rundell and Kristen Brent had two hits each as No. 3 seed Williamsville East eliminated Depew, 6-2. Caitlin Graci scattered five hits and had eight strikeouts.

Class A prequarterfinals

Lindsay Garbacz pitched a no-hitter, struck out 12 and drove in the winning run as No. 1 seed Lancaster edged No. 16 seed, Williamsville North, 1-0. Garbacz's grounder scored Emily Goldyn, who had two hits.

Christine Keleher fanned 10 as Kenmore West blanked rival Kenmore East, 2-0. The Blue Devils scored twice in the third inning. Keleher tripled to score Laurie Hutten and Jamie Otto knocked in Eileen Mayfield.

Pam Brennan pitched a no-hitter as North Tonawanda advanced with a 4-1 triumph over Lake Shore. Katie Miranto had a two-run home run and Crystal Mnich was 3 for 3 for the Lady Jacks (15-6).

Briana Hout struck out 11 and drove in two runs with three hits as Niagara Falls beat Sweet Home, 10-1, to move to 16-5.

Ashley Whieldon had a three-run homer as Orchard Park ousted Lockport, 10-1. Ashley Bonetto had a two-run triple and Emilie Smith had a two-run double for the Quakers (12-4).

Class B-2 quarterfinals

Katie Gleiser and Samantha Thompson combined on a two-hitter as Maryvale downed Alden, 11-1. Jolene Banach had two hits, two RBIs and scored twice. Amanda Friol scored three runs and had three hits for the Flyers (13-5).

Kendra Ochal scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning as Eden survived Southwestern, 4-3. Brooke Guichard brought in Megan Lodestro for Southwestern in the top of the seventh to tie the score at 3-3. Eden's Ochal, Carolyn Agle and Karie Zugger had two hits each for the Raiders (15-3).

Fredonia scored five runs in the fifth inning to beat Medina, 6-2. Sarah Bogardus had a two-run triple while Kristin Grzegorzewski and Kim Conte each had run-scoring singles.

Casey Mazurek pitched a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in Dunkirk's 27-0 win over Tonawanda. Jen Mackowiak had five hits for Dunkirk (15-4) and Amber Siragusa had three, including two doubles.

Class C prequarterfinals

Tabatha Stenstrom threw a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts in Falconer's 21-0 win over Portville. Beth Johnson, Alexis Carlson and Morgan Carlson each had two hits for the Falcons (14-1).

Michelle Peruzzini pitched a three-hit shutout with nine strikeouts as JFK beat Cattaraugus-Little Valley, 11-0. Jennifer Gallagher had three hits and scored twice and Kim Hanzlian scored twice for the Bears (13-3). . . . Missy Flint threw a two-hitter and had 14 strikeouts in Barker's 7-0 win over Gowanda. Alana Heilman had a single and two RBIs for Barker (18-1). . . . Silver Creek advanced with a 9-0 win over No. 2 seed City Honors.

Monsignor Martin Association

Anna Nagro went 4 for 4, including a home run, in Holy Angels' 9-5, win over Villa Maria. Nagro drove in three runs and scored three times for the Angels. Brittany Boyack and Emily Sciandra had two hits each for the Angels (8-1). . . . Niagara Catholic clinched its fourth straight playoff berth with a 13-2 win over Immaculata. Maureen McInerney had seven strikeouts and Jennifer Caldwell two hits and two RBIs for the Big Red (9-11, 3-5). . . . Jenna Smolen and Jess Vario combined on a three-hitter and Jackie Burke drove in three runs with two hits as Mount Mercy beat Nardin, 6-2.

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