Gloucester Catholic

wrapped up the Tri-County Conference Diamond Division baseball championship with an 8-2 win at



Dan Mayo went 3 for 3, and Sy Robinson added a single, double and two RBIs as part of the Rams' 11-hit attack. Sam Hamilton handled the pitching and ended Overbrook's final threat in the last inning with a game-ending double play.

Also in the Tri-County, Chris Commons posted a career-best four RBIs to go with four hits and three runs scored, driving Highland past visiting Williamstown, 18-8.

Kingsway dealt visiting Pitman a 4-1 setback as Chris Kilgus doubled in two runs in the sixth inning, and Mike Savidge singled, tripled and scored twice.

Olympic. Triton (8-8) assured itself of a playoff berth with a 22-13 win at Paul VI. Joe Piccioni belted three home runs - a fifth-inning grand slam, and two bases-empty homers in a nine-run seventh inning - to finish with seven RBIs and five runs scored.

Marko Smojver's two-run homer was part of his 3-for-3, two-RBI performance that helped Cherry Hill West dump visiting Washington Township, 13-7. Gary Sarno added two doubles and Jason Kelmer drove in three runs.

Cherokee overwhelmed visiting Bishop Eustace, 17-2, as winning pitcher Ben Flanary and Nick Allen (grand slam) contributed home runs, and Gary Wilson doubled twice.

In his first pitching start of the season, Bill Parave (2 for 3) threw a complete game and led Pennsauken past visiting Woodrow Wilson, 6-3.

Burlington County. Delran will be in the playoffs for the 30th time in 32 years, clinching a berth with a 16-3 win at Bordentown. Ryan McFadden (three RBIs), Jesse Revenis (two RBIs), Cody Zwier (two RBIs) and Rex Workman gave the Bears two hits each.

Andy Hoyer went 3 for 3 with a double, aiding Northern Burlington's 10-5 success at Burlington Township.

Colonial. Dan Fleming pitched a five-inning three-hitter, and Steve Williams slugged a three-run homer as Haddon Township blanked host Woodbury, 12-0.

N.J. Vocational Tournament. Ryan Murtaugh helped put Medford Tech in the tournament semifinals with a 10-4 win at Perth Amboy Tech. Ryan Murtaugh, the winning pitcher, went 4 for 5 with a double, triple and two RBIs.

Cape-Atlantic. Home runs by Anthony DeLeo and Jordan Morey helped St. Augustine pile up seven runs in the seventh inning, and the Hermits held on to beat host St. Joseph, 17-15. Brian Roberts had a grand slam for the Wildcats.

Mike Trout fanned 10 Hammonton batters in a six-inning one-hitter, and Ethan Fernandez poked three singles and drove in four runs as Millville beat visiting Hammonton, 10-0.

Nonleague. Left fielder Lance Bruno went 3 for 4 with a grand slam as Clearview handed host Hammonton its second loss of the day, 15-2.


Cherry Hill West

coach Walter Brown knew all along that the Lions' opening-round match in the NJSIAA playoffs would fall on the broad shoulders of John Maeng.

Maeng didn't disappoint.

The senior rallied from a 1-3 deficit in the third set to beat Alex Mayo, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, as the visiting Lions upset seventh-seeded Vineland, 3-2, in the South Jersey Group 4 tournament.

The Lions (11-4) will travel to second-seeded Toms River East for Monday's quarterfinal match.

Mikhail Chernyavskiy and Shawn Roseman also delivered singles wins for West.