Mike Ney lasted 10 innings and was around to get the victory when
came up with two runs to outlast host
, 6-4, in Cape-Atlantic League baseball yesterday.
The Chiefs fell behind by 4-2 as Sacred Heart got a pair of doubles from J.T. Triantos, but Ney blanked the Lions over the last six innings to win the 10-inning marathon.
In the top of the 10th, Joe Cifaloglio reached base and scored on Brandon Krementz's game-winning home run.
Also in the Cape-Atlantic, St. Augustine erupted for seven home runs, including two by Jordan Morey, during a 22-0 win at Pleasantville. Morey's fourth and fifth of the season were a grand slam and a two-run shot, while Alexi Colon hit his sixth, and Juan Mejia, Steve Schrenk, Anthony DiLeo and Zach Zachariades also homered.
Middle Township followed Scott DeCecco's four-hit pitching, and three hits each from Matt Mauger and Tom Salvesen to a 4-0 shutout of visiting Wildwood Catholic.
Chris Wilhelm's home run was part of an 11-hit attack that fueled St. Joseph's 9-0 victory over visiting Bridgeton.
Tri-County. Brett Burdsall doubled in Ryan Karr, and Terry Hogate's ground ball produced another run in the third inning, boosting Pennsville past visiting Pitman, 2-0. Howie Herrmann outdueled Tom Holmstrom for the win.
Joe Merlino singled, doubled, scored two runs, drove in two and also handled the pitching with a complete game and seven strikeouts while dominating Overbrook's 7-3 success against visiting Woodstown.
Cumberland got two runs on an error in the top of the eighth inning and edged host Williamstown, 13-10. Robbie Morris got the win with three innings of relief.
Olympic. Eastern rallied from a 4-0 deficit and overtook visiting Seneca, 7-5. Justin Washington went 3 for 4 with three RBIs, and Ryan Wooden's two-run single in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winning hit.
Five unearned runs in the second inning were all Washington Township needed to claim a 5-0 win at Timber Creek. Bill Rice threw a complete game with nine strikeouts, and Lenny Oliveri poked a pair of hits and knocked in a run.
Winning pitcher Ben Flanary drove in seven runs, including a second-inning grand slam, to punctuate Cherokee's 20-5 win over visiting Pennsauken. Chris Carlantonio and Chris Leitz also homered for the Chiefs.
Derek Johnson drove in four runs with a double and a triple, and Ryan Serviolo slugged a three-run homer in the third inning of Lenape's 14-4 win over visiting Paul VI.
Pennsauken Tech needed two runs in the bottom of the seventh to prevail over visiting Woodrow Wilson, 5-4. In the seventh, singles by Tyson Birch, Joel Salcedo (3 for 4), Irving Vega and Johnny Rivera accounted for the Tornados' runs.
Burlington County. Trailing by 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh, Bordentown rallied with two runs to jolt visiting Palmyra, 7-6. Kenny Eckelmann walked, and Kevin Malloy followed with a game-ending two-run homer.
Delran rapped 16 hits during a 13-1 win at Trenton Catholic. The Bears' offense featured Rex Workman with a home run and three RBIs, Cody Zweir's three hits and three RBIs, Dan Luber's two hits and two RBIs, and Shawn Ballay's single and double.
Nonleague. Jeremy Clark had two hits and scored three runs, and Victor Smith fanned 10 Clayton batters in five innings as host Woodbury collected a 12-2 win.