S. Jersey Boys: Allen helps Moorestown advance to tennis semifinals
Straight-set wins in both doubles matches combined with an impressive three-set win by Gabe Allen carried Moorestown past Dayton, 4-1, in the NJSIAA boys' tennis Tournament of Champions yesterday at Mercer County Park.
Straight-set wins in both doubles matches combined with an impressive three-set win by Gabe Allen carried
, 4-1, in the NJSIAA boys' tennis Tournament of Champions yesterday at Mercer County Park.
Allen knocked off Dayton's impressive sophomore, Dan Karlin, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, and Drew Shreter added a 6-1, 6-1 blitz for the Quakers (29-5).
In the doubles matches, Mike DeAngelis and John Pontillo prevailed, 6-2, 6-4, and Mike Bass and Brendan Greenwood gained a 6-2, 6-3 triumph.
Moorestown, the state Group 3 champion and third-seeded team in the six-team event, will face second-seeded Delbarton in a 4 p.m. semifinal today, and top-seeded Westfield will play fourth-seeded Dwight Englewood in the other semifinal, also at 4 p.m. today, at Mercer County Park.
wrapped up the Olympic Conference's American Division championship by winning a one-run decision for the fourth straight game, 5-4, at
Each team had just four hits, but the Indians' Matt Conforti delivered the key blow, a two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning that put Lenape ahead, 5-3.
Also in the Olympic,
wrapped up a 12-9 season with a 16-6 triumph over visiting
. Josh Brown went 3 for 3 with a double and four RBIs, and Shaun Flynn tripled.
The Liberty Division championship belongs to
, as the Greyhounds whipped host
Dan Purdy slugged a two-run homer, Abhi Chandel doubled and tripled, and Russ Stupienski got the win.
replayed a 9-9 nine-inning game that was suspended earlier this season, and played nine innings again before Mainland prevailed, 5-4.
Dan Boudreau's two-out single up the middle scored Casey Dillon with the winning run.
finished its season with a 6-4 win over visiting
Egg Harbor Township
, as Frank Slotter homered.
Quinton Miller tripled and homered, and Anthony Montefusco struck out 11
Cherry Hill West
batters in visiting
's 7-5 win. West's Kyle Smolsky had three RBIs.
Joe Merlino doubled and homered, fueling
's 8-4 triumph over visiting