S. Jersey Boys | Mainland, 3 individuals ride high at golf sectionals
Mainland placed three golfers in the top five, including winner Marcus Boskovich, and cruised to the team title at yesterday's NJSIAA South/Central Group 4 golf championships at Linwood Country Club.
placed three golfers in the top five, including winner Marcus Boskovich, and cruised to the team title at yesterday's NJSIAA South/Central Group 4 golf championships at Linwood Country Club.
The top two teams - Mainland and Toms River North - along with the top five individuals (including ties) have qualified for the Meet of Champions on Monday at Burlington Country Club.
Boskovich fired a seven-over par 77 to win the individual title, one shot ahead of East Brunswick's Gene Yang. Mainland's Adam Uretsky (79) and Jeff Lefevre (80) finished third and fifth. Jordan Zuck (89) rounded out Mainland's score of 325, six shots ahead of Toms River North.
Cherokee's Bobby Arthur (80) and Cherry Hill West's Jim Meyers (80) also qualified for the state meet.
won all five matches in straight sets en route to a 5-0 win over
in the South Jersey Group 2 quarterfinal round.
The fourth-seeded Hawks (17-3) will travel to top-seeded Sterling for tomorrow's semifinal match. Oddly, the two teams are scheduled for their second regular-season matchup today. Sterling won the first meeting, 5-0.
The match against Cinnaminson was originally scheduled for Monday but was postponed after a bomb scare closed the Burlington County school.
Tom Turcich, Jon Hubler and Greg Bridgeman delivered victories in the singles portion, while Fritz Maro and Joe Scarpello along with Julian Pozzi and Ed Lincoln swept the doubles.
Jordan Fisher continued his torrid long-ball performance as he blasted two round-trippers during
's 15-5 home win over
Camden County Tech
in an Olympic Conference game.
Fisher, who hit three homers against rival Paul VI in his last three at-bats on Monday, homered in five consecutive at-bats.
Keith Reynolds and Matt Moceri also homered for the Irish, who earned their 15th win of the spring.
In other Olympic action, Quinton Miller, Brett Knazek and Anthony Montefusco each hit home runs to spark Shawnee's 12-2 home win over rival Seneca. Knazek finished with three hits, two RBIs, and two runs scored for the Renegades.
Cherry Hill West pounded out 18 hits, including two apiece by Gary Sarno, Jason Kelmer and Drew Schneider, during a 7-0 victory at Triton. Joe Calogero twirled five shutout innings, striking out five, for the Lions.
Dan Gladden scored three times and drove in two runs as Winslow Township pinned a 9-4 loss on host Cherry Hill East.
Colonial. Jake Rifkin roped his first varsity homer in the third inning and Steve Jakubowski crushed the first pitch of the sixth over the fence, powering West Deptford to a 13-3 home win over Woodbury. Rifkin's was a two-run shot.
Sam Robinson clubbed a two-run homer and Brad Kline collected three hits, three runs scored, and four RBIs as Collingswood outslugged visiting Haddon Township, 16-12.
Burlington County. Winning pitcher Ken Mack helped his own cause with three hits and three RBIs as Palmyra pounded out a 10-7 win at New Egypt. Norm Ewing chipped in two hits and two RBIs for the Panthers.
Xavier Jackson roped a bases-clearing triple as Medford Tech earned its third win in a row with a 7-4 triumph over visiting Burlington Township. Matt Cuzamano and Jackson each had two hits for Medford Tech. Pete Becker hit a two-run homer for Burlington Township.
Tri-County. Steve Kemmery tossed a five-hitter with six strikeouts and no walks and got stellar defense help from third baseman Ryan Heron during Overbrook's 7-1 home win over Penns Grove.
Shawn Griffith and Andrew Raymond combined for six hits and five RBIs as Cumberland pounded out an 11-9 win at Highland.
NJVTAC Tournament. Johnny Rivera scattered three hits and picked up the victory as Pennsauken Tech checked into the championship game with a 5-2 win over East Brunswick Tech.
The Tornados will face today's Medford Tech/Somerset Tech winner in the final next Wednesday.
Cape-Atlantic. Juan Mejia delivered a go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning as St. Augustine earned an 8-6 home win against Buena. Alexi Colon homered and Mejia knocked in three runs for the Hermits.