On Friday evening at Ivy Hill Park, adjacent to Seton Hall University, Cedar Grove (2) edged Livingston (3), 2-1, in the first game of the Essex County Softball Tournament semifinals doubleheader. This was followed by top-seeded Mt St Dominic Academy eliminating Columbia (4) by a 3-1 score.

The championship match-up, scheduled for Saturday has been moved, due to rain, to Sunday evening, 7pm at Ivy Hill.