S. Jersey Boys | Delsea's Yourger gets 4 wins at Gloucester County meet
Delsea's Aaron Yourger ran off with four gold medals, and West Deptford's Dan Batdorf set a meet record in the pole vault at the Gloucester County Track and Field Championships yesterday at Washington Township.
's Aaron Yourger ran off with four gold medals, and
's Dan Batdorf set a meet record in the pole vault at the Gloucester County Track and Field Championships yesterday at Washington Township.
Yourger won the 400-meter dash in 49.45 seconds, anchored the winning 4x400 relay team to a 3-minute, 22.83-second clocking, and led the fields in both hurdles races, taking the 110 highs in 15.65 and the 400 intermediates in 56.00.
Batdorf sailed over 14 feet, 2 inches in the pole vault to eclipse the 1998 mark of 14-1 set by Williamstown's Aaron Pedrick.
Washington Township took the team title with 123 points in a 13-team field, led by wins from distance runners Xavier Fracton (4:36.99 1,600) and Alex Clemson (10:07.52 3,200), and Dan Testa in the discus (141-10).
used the long ball to defeat visiting
, 18-9, as the Irish hit six home runs to account for 13 runs in the Olympic Conference game. Jordan Fisher hit two-run and three-run homers, and Dan Angelo, Jim Tarabocchia, Matt Moceri and Henry Chou also homered.
Colonial. Gateway pitcher Dan Fellman earned his first varsity win with five shutout innings in the Gators' 12-0 one-hitter at Woodbury. Dom DePasquale and Nick Alloway homered, and Jeremy Clark's third-inning single was the Herd's lone hit.
Audubon avenged an earlier 4-2 loss to West Deptford by whipping the visiting Eagles, 14-3. Bob Chiarulli (four RBIs) hit a three-run homer, and Nate Cowan ended the game in the sixth with a three-run blast.
Lindenwold rallied from an 8-4 deficit to beat visiting Paulsboro, 9-8. Sam Ford tied the game with a pinch-hit two-run homer in the sixth, and John Minch (4 for 5, 4 RBIs) singled in Chris Brosious in the seventh.
P.J. Mulroy launched a grand slam, and Rob Harrington (three RBIs), Kyle Rowland (three RBIs) and Eric Juliani also homered for Haddon Township en route to a 15-5 win at Haddonfield.
Olympic. Mike Nardone's complete-game pitching with eight strikeouts helped Triton keep alive its hopes of a playoff berth as the Mustangs tripped host Pennsauken, 5-2. The Indians' Chris Berroa singled to lead off the first inning with his 100th career hit.
Bishop Eustace followed Greg Brodzinski's two home runs and five RBIs to a 13-3 triumph over visiting Camden County Tech.
Burlington County. The sixth straight win for Riverside was a 7-5 verdict over visiting Florence in which Mike Wasco (two RBIs) and Donnie Strain had two hits apiece, and Corey Mingin fashioned a complete game.
Tri-County. Two hits each off the bats of Andrew Raymond (two runs), Kyle Bayzick (two runs), Shawn Griffith (two RBIs) and Joe Tracy (one RBI) fueled Cumberland's balanced attack in a 13-3 win over visiting Clearview.
Nick Eaton went 4 for 4 and knocked in a pair of runs for Delsea, which used an 11-run fifth inning to beat host Kingsway, 12-1.
Two hits and two runs each by Dan Mayo and Matt Umba fueled Gloucester Catholic's 10-0 shutout of visiting Pennsville.
Three-run homers by Jeremy Collins in the first inning and Mike Greene in the third provided most of Gloucester's offense in a 7-5 win at Woodstown.
Jim Amadio slapped two singles and a double, and Dave Prager and Ricky Rodgers drove in two runs apiece for Deptford in a 12-8 victory over visiting Williamstown.
Overbrook's 11-1 win against visiting Salem featured three hits each by the Rams' Ryan Heron and Joe Merlino (three RBIs).
Cape-Atlantic. In a night game, Middle Township and visiting St. Joseph played to a 3-3 tie through seven innings before the game was stopped by fog. John Hopkin hit his second homer of the season for the Panthers.
Buena needed 11 innings to escape with a 3-2 win at Holy Spirit. Wade Battelini (2 for 4, three RBIs) homered on the first pitch he saw for the winning run, and Holy Spirit starter Javier Landron allowed one earned run in 10 innings.
Juan Velazquez's grand slam was followed by Mike Greene's home run in a six-run fourth inning as Sacred Heart pinned an 11-1 setback on host Wildwood Catholic.
N.J. Vocational Tournament. Pennsauken Tech won a quarterfinal game, 10-1, over visiting Westampton Tech as Johnny Rivera struck out 11 batters in a one-hitter and also lined a triple.
Francis Longo scored three goals, including the 100th of his career, but it was not enough to prevent
Cherry Hill East
's 11-6 loss at
in an Olympic Conference game.