Jersey Shore defeated the Philadelphia Public League 15-0 in a 7-inning game Carpenter Cup baseball game at the University of Pennsylvania's Meiklejohn Stadium.

Normally nine innings, this Carpenter Cup game was halted after seven innings due to rain.

Todd Juliano of Shore Regional hit a two-run home run on a ball that was lost in the sun in leftfield in the fifth inning. That extended the lead to 9-0.

A two-run triple by Chris Hueth of St. Rose, knocked starter Stephen Schall of Central out of the game during a six-run third inning. Lefthander Brian Sustan of Northeast came in relief for the Public League.

In the top of the second inning Public League senior designated hitter Tim Freiling of Northeast led off with a double, but after advancing to thrid on a groundout, was stranded as Jersey Shore righthander Matt Marley of Red Bank Catholic recorded consecutive strikeouts.

Public League 000 000 0 – 0 3 4

Jersey Shore    006 052 2 – 15 19 0

WP: Matt Marley. LP: Stephen Schall. 2B: P-Tim Freiling; J-Craig Sweeney, John Koslowski, Jake Beim. 3B: J-Chris Hueth, Brian Soloman, Vinny Zarrillo. HR: J-Todd Juliano.

Big Relief As Tri-Cape Beat Delaware North

The Tri-Cape received seven shutout innings from its bullpen during yesterday's 3-2 win over Delaware North in a first-round Carpenter baseball game at the University of Pennsylvania's Meiklejohn Stadium.

South Jersey's Tri-Cape will now meet the Suburban One League American/Continental in Thursday's 9 a.m. second round game at Meiklejohn Stadium The SOL American/Continental beat the Olympic/Colonial, 10-7 in the first game.

Delaware North used a two-run single by Salesianum sophomore first baseman Greg Rostick off Millville righthander Josh O'Neil in the first inning to take the early lead.

O'Neil then pitched a scoreless second inning and the bullpen followed his lead.

Middle Township senior lefthander Scott DeCecco pitched two scoreless innings for Tri-Cape. That was followed by a shutout inning by Hammonton junior righthander Josh Carty.

Cumberland junior righthander Andrew Owens then pitched three scorless innings, striking out five and allowing just one hit.

Holy Spirit junior righthander Tyler Petsch earned the save with a scorelss ninth inning

A two-out RBI double in the top of the sixth inning by Vineland's Anthony Parker broke a 2-2 tie.

Trailing 2-0, Tri-Cape scored twice in the fourth inning beginning with a solo home run by senior catcher Juan Velazquez of Sacred Heart. The second run in the inning scored when Deptford's Max McCarthy crossed the plate on a wild pitch.

Tri-Cape 000 201 000 – 3 3 0

Delaware North 200 000 000 – 2 4 0

WP: Josh Carty. LP: Chad Kuhl. 2B: T-Anthony Parker. HR-T-Juan Velazquez.



SOL American 10, Olympic/Colonial 7

The Suburban One League American and Continental opened play in the 24th annual Carpenter Cup baseball tournament with a 10-7 win today over South Jersey's Olympic/Colonial at the University of Pennsylvania's Meiklejohn Stadium.

Quakertown junior Jayson Rathjens had four RBIs on a three-run home run and an RBI groundout. His home run came during a six-run fifth inning.

Keith Moyer, a junior from Souderton earned the win with one scoreless inning.

Methacton senior shortstop Todd Rubendall went 3 for 3 with two doubles and two RBIs for the winners.

Paulsboro's Casey Grimes has hit a three-run home run for the Olympic/Colonial.

Olympic/Colonial                030 000 013 – 7 9 5

SOL American/Continental 010 061 11 x – 10 11 3

WP: Keith Moyer. LP: Dom DePasquale. 2B: OC-Jim Yezzo, SOL-Todd Rubendall 2, Justin Davey, Tim Wessell. HR: OC-Casey Grimes; SOL-Jayson Rathjens.


Parking update 

Fans coming to the Carpenter Cup at Penn’s Meiklejohn Stadium, have to park in Lot #45 (by Levy Tennis Pavilion) off 31st and Chestnut Street.

It is about a 15 minute walk to the stadium.

This is due to construction work going on. So give yourself a little extra time.

Fans can drop people off at the stadium and then drive their car to the parking lot. There are attendants giving directions.