S. Jersey Boys | Shawnee captures Olympic Patriot
Shawnee erupted for four runs in the top of the seventh inning and claimed the Olympic Conference Patriot Division baseball championship with a 5-1 win at Triton yesterday.
erupted for four runs in the top of the seventh inning and claimed the Olympic Conference Patriot Division baseball championship with a 5-1 win at
Anthony Montefusco pitched 21/3 innings of relief to get the win after Triton had taken a 1-0 lead in the fifth inning on a run by Anthony DiPalmo (3 for 4).
Sophomore Kevin Hickey went 3 for 3 with a run batted in, and Jon Hydock knocked in a run in the seventh with his second hit.
Also in the Olympic, Mike Cox went 4 for 4 and also struck out the side in the seventh inning to conclude Cherry Hill West's 6-2 win over visiting Paul VI. Jason Kelmer singled, doubled and knocked in a pair of runs.
Tri-County. Deptford held off a seventh-inning rally by host Highland and clinched at least a share of the Royal Division title with a 7-5 victory.
Nate Fisher led the Spartans by going 2 for 4, scoring three runs and driving in three more as Deptford built a 7-2 lead. Highland scored three times in the seventh and had the tying run at the plate before winning pitcher Mike Dicken ended the game with a strikeout.
Gloucester pitchers Wayne Cummiskey and James Nelson combined for a 2-0 four-hit shutout of visiting Clearview. The Lions got two-out RBI singles by Matt DiNardo, who drove home Mike Marchionne in the third inning, and Mike Greene, who batted in John Aman in the fifth.
Mike Kalapos (three RBIs) and John Sparacio (three runs) had three hits apiece for Glassboro during a 13-1 win over visiting Gloucester County Tech.
Colonial. Reliever Matt Bay blanked visiting Woodbury over the last four innings to get the decision in Haddon Heights' 6-4 win. Brandon Butler hit a two-run homer and Woodbury's Jeremy Clark also homered.
Burlington County. A.J. Reed's three-run homer and five RBIs fueled Burlington City's 14-4 win over visiting Palmyra, putting the Blue Devils one win away from clinching at least a tie for the Freedom Division title. Alan Hasher had two RBIs, and John Bujanowski doubled twice.
Pete Becker and Ryan Sargent each had a single and a double for Burlington Township amid a 6-3 success against visiting Bordentown, and Cinnaminson topped visiting Medford Tech, 11-1. The Pirates' Frank Sirolli went 3 for 4 with two RBIs.
Cape-Atlantic. Max Trotman threw a four-hit shutout and catcher Nick Scalise knocked in runs with a fielder's choice and a sacrifice fly as Mainland blanked visiting Lower Cape May, 3-0.
Nonleague. Brandon Krementz pitched six innings and Marco Carolla went 3 for 4 as Buena shut out host Delsea, 8-0.
teammates Max Schulz and Eddie Harman will face each other for the Colonial Conference singles championship on Wednesday after each won three matches in the league tournament at Haddon Township.
Burlington County. James Sparacio became the second Moorestown player this week to reach 100 career victories with a first-singles victory in the Quakers' 5-0 win over visiting Pemberton.
Sparacio swept Andrew DiGirolamo, 6-0, 6-0, and the Quakers will play in Monday's Central Jersey Group 3 championship match against Princeton.