Becca Berline rebounded Friday from her first defeat by pitching a two-hitter and striking out 10 as Notre Dame stayed within striking distance of first-place Alemany with a 2-0 San Fernando Valley League win over St. Genevieve.
Berline (5-1), a freshman right-hander, suffered her loss Wednesday in a league game against Alemany.
Kristi Mullen's single in the fourth scored Trina Koenig and gave Notre Dame (13-5, 5-1 in league) a 1-0 lead. Mullen had another run-scoring single in the seventh to provide Notre Dame with an insurance run.
Tiffani Riley and Suzanne Schwary each had two hits and two runs batted in to lead Alemany past Chaminade, 7-0, in a San Fernando Valley League game. Janeen Duncan, who had two hits and scored two runs, struck out eight to earn the victory for Alemany (14-6, 6-0 in league).
Krissy Peck threw a one-hitter and struck out 16 as Bel-Air Prep (12-3, 7-1 in league) defeated Campbell Hall, 9-2, in a Delphic League game. Jenny Kaselmen's double was the only hit for Campbell Hall (1-10, 1-6 in league).