pushed across 10 runs in the final two innings to earn an 11-5 victory over host
in the championship game of the Roseboro Tournament yesterday.
The Eagles' Eric Pollag collected three hits and three RBIs, garnering the Most Valuable Player honor for the tournament.
After scoring four runs to tie the score at 5-5 in the sixth, Paul VI posted six more runs in the seventh, highlighted by Dave Grear's three-run home run.
Brad Ackroyd worked the final three innings, allowing one run and striking out five, to record the win.
Brad Kline hammered a three-run homer in the first as Collingswood jumped to a 4-1 lead.
Paul VI pounded out a 13-1 victory against Vineland in the opening round. Nick Mull drove in four runs and Joe Pisanelli doubled twice for the Eagles. Ken Loomis fired a three-hitter with seven strikeouts and one walk en route to the win.
Collingswood advanced to the title game with a 13-7 win over Highland. Kline went 3 for 3 with two doubles and a two-run homer. He also scored three runs.
Tri-County. Matt Dowell erupted for seven runs batted in and also pitched the last two innings of Salem's 16-7 win over visiting Schalick. Dowell hit a grand slam in the fourth inning and a three-run homer in the fifth, and Jim Arias lined a two-run double for the Rams.
Colonial. Junior leadoff hitter Steve Jakubowski hit a two-run homer in an eight-run fourth inning that sent West Deptford to a 17-4 win at Lindenwold. Tim Wentz and Jake Leise each added a two-run double, and Lindenwold's John Minch and Gary Shields hit back-to-back homers.
Ricky Ponto collected two hits and two RBIs to spark Gateway's 9-7 victory at Paulsboro. Billy Reilly earned the victory - the 10th of the spring for the Gators.
Olympic. John Amato's three RBIs, including a two-run homer, put Timber Creek (7-7) at the .500 mark with a 10-4 win over visiting Triton. Jay Williams added a pair of singles in support of Jim Schramm's complete-game pitching.
Shawnee picked on Eastern pitching for 25 hits in a 19-9 win at home. Reid Pulford went 4 for 5 with a homer and six RBIs, Anthony Montefusco hit a grand slam, and Brett Knazek went 5 for 5 with two RBIs.
Cape-Atlantic. Aided by eight Absegami errors and solid pitching from Josh Stinson, visiting Egg Harbor Township collected a 15-4 victory.
Nonleague. Pennsville managed just four hits, including a triple from Brett Burdsall, during a 6-2 loss to visiting Caravel Academy (Del.). Adam Orark, Caravel's No. 8 hitter, slugged a two-run homer over 390 feet to center field.
Shore Challenge. John Hughes had three hits but it wasn't enough as Clearview suffered an 8-1 loss to St. Rose-Belmar at Wall Township.
Hughes collected two of his hits off starter Anthony Ranando, who will attend and play for LSU next year.
Tyler Constantino and Kevin Friel each delivered hat tricks as
pulled off a 9-8 upset over visiting and previously undefeated
Constantino capped the scoring with seven minutes left in regulation for the Vikings, who never trailed in the contest.
Aneesh Gupta's three-set victory at second singles provided the deciding point at
, 3-2, in the opening round of the Newark Academy Tournament.
The Quakers (20-5) will play the host squad in today's semifinal round.