Mater Dei's Tia Bollinger pitched a one-hitter with 13 strikeouts Friday night in the Monarchs' 1-0 victory over Fairfield in the quarterfinals of the Mojave tournament in Bullhead City, Ariz.
Locked in a scoreless tie heading into the bottom of the sixth, Mater Dei (8-0) scratched for the game's only run. Sheila McCorkle beat out a bunt single and advanced to second on Casey Phillips' sacrifice. She reached third on a passed ball and scored when Fairfield catcher Lisa Abbott's attempted pick-off sailed into left field.
Fairfield sophomore pitcher Alicia Hollowell struck out 10.
In an earlier second-round game, Bollinger had a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts as Mater Dei (8-0) beat Phoenix Chaparral High, 2-0. The Monarchs had 10 hits, five of which went for extra bases.
In other tournament games:
Foothill 3, Tucson (Ariz.) Sahuaro 2 (10)--Trailing by one in the bottom of the eighth, with two outs, and down to her last strike, Foothill's Erin Mobley hit a home run, keeping her team in the game. In the bottom of the 10th, Tiffany Haas singled in Autumn Champion giving Foothill (4-0) the victory.