baseball team apparently did well in choosing its captains for this season.
Seniors David Mosher and Kevin Adamson were chosen as captains and lived up to the honor by boosting Lincoln past host
, 4-3, in a District 12 Class AAAA second-round playoff game yesterday.
Mosher started the game and pitched 52/3 innings to get the win. Adamson relieved him, got out of a bases-loaded jam with a strikeout in the sixth inning, walked the first batter he faced in the seventh inning, then struck out the side to earn the save.
Nick Arnott singled in the fourth inning to tie the game, 3-3, then scored the game-winning run on a groundout by Robert Eddis.
In other second-round games:
Jose Delgado hit a double, a triple, drove in two runs, and scored twice to lead
Brian Susten pitched all five innings, gave up three hits, and struck out seven for the Vikings.
Zack King ripped a double, a triple, drove in two runs, and scored twice to lift
Stephen Schall faced nine batters and struck out six of them to earn the win.
Edwin Rohena helped himself with three RBIs and three runs scored and
Rohena struck out nine en route to the win.
Mike LaRose ripped a single in the fourth inning and plated the winning run in
's 3-2 win over visiting
Will McFillin scored the deciding run for the Eagles. Stan Borodyansky picked up the win after pitching a complete game and giving up three hits while striking out six and walking one.
Brian Moffitt hit a double and drove in three runs to boost
, 8-7, to earn the Class AA title and a spot in the state Class AA tournament against the District 11 champion on June 2.
Joe Crooks added a pair of runs batted in and Sam Shipley earned the win after striking out four in four innings.
Mike Mattei held
in check over seven innings and earned the win as
Chestnut Hill Academy
beat the host Patriots, 4-2, giving the league crown to
Mattei struck out five and walked two while collecting a single and a double and knocking in three runs.
Jesse Biddle struck out 10 and helped himself with a two-run home run in the fourth inning as
eased past visiting
, 9-3, in a semifinal game.
In the other semifinal game, Phillip Rosenblum picked up a single and two doubles to spark
to an 11-4 win over host
Rosenblum scored three times and knocked in three runs for the Phoenix, who will travel to Germantown Friends for the title game tomorrow at 11 a.m.
Ben Horrow struck out seven and helped himself with a pair of runs batted in as
, 11-7, for its second straight league title.
Gaby Ramirez hit a two-run homer and Danny Nevares scored four runs to lead
to a 12-2 win over visiting
The Indians had won the last 13 Keystone Conference titles, but the league disbanded after last season.
Nevares went 4 for 4 and knocked in a run.
Andrew Mongeluzzi picked up a hat trick and an assist and boosted
, 8-5, for the Friends Schools League title.
Pir Granoff added a pair of goals and the defense held Shipley's all-time leading scorer, Jon Hird, scoreless. It was the first title for the Phoenix since 2004.
got 16 kills and nine blocks from Hector Then and beat visiting
, 25-17, 25-13 and 25-15 for the District 12 Class AAA title.
In the Class AA title match,
got 15 kills from Brian Stevenson and downed visiting
, 25-18, 25-22 and 25-15 for its third straight title.
District 1 Class AAA.
Justin Mueller recorded 10 digs and Ryan Bigos added 22 kills, two aces and seven blocks as
, 25-14, 26-24 and 25-16.
In another quarterfinal,
got a superlative effort from Dave Polykoff and beat host
, 25-22, 19-25, 25-18 and 25-22.
Jason Sisti won at No. 1 singles and helped
, 3-2, for the league title.
The Cougars also got wins from Ben Cohen and Don Christian Jones at No. 1 doubles and Ben Biros and Devon Pinkus at No. 2.
Mike Amole fired a four-over-par 75 for
and led the Kangaroos to the league title with 343 strokes.
AFS finished 10 strokes ahead of