Newton North's Sloane commits to Holy Cross

Newton North softball junior pitcher Liv Sloane has committed to Holy Cross, her father, Todd, told ESPN Boston on Wednesday.

A two-time Bay State Conference All-Star and league MVP last season, Sloane is 4-0 with a 0.94 earned run average and a .625 batting average this season. For her sophomore season, she was 9-4 with a 0.96 ERA with a .552 batting average for the Division 1 North finalists.

An honors student at Newton North, Sloane also plays for the Polar Crush 18U Gold travel team.