Shelton tops Mercy in extras, will visit Cheshire in softball semis

Taylor Silva scored in the bottom of the eighth with the bases loaded on a wild pitch when Shelton defeated Mercy 3-2 in the SCC softball quarterfinals on Monday.

No. 4 Shelton will visit No. 1 Cheshire in the semifinals on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Anna Leone had two doubles and drove in a run.

Julia Krijgsman struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter.

Alexa Boone and Ava Chrostowski each had two hits for No. 5 seed Mercy.