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Fri. Pa. boys' and girls' roundup: Ockimey blast boosts Neumann-Goretti

Josh Ockimey launched a home run in the sixth inning Friday to give Neumann-Goretti a 2-1 triumph at Haverford School in a feature nonleague meeting of top baseball teams.

Josh Ockimey launched a home run in the sixth inning Friday to give Neumann-Goretti a 2-1 triumph at Haverford School in a feature nonleague meeting of top baseball teams.

Each team scored a run in the third inning, including Marty Venafro's RBI single to score Saints teammate Anthony Adams.

After Ockimey's bases-empty blast, winning pitcher Joe Jaep secured the outcome of his two-hitter by getting a strikeout with a runner on second base in the seventh inning.

In other nonleague action, St. Joseph's Prep coach Chris Rupertus posted his 150th career win in 11 years, 3-1, over visiting Garnet Valley. Sean Connolly went 3 for 3, and Ryan Winton and Pat Prieto combined for Prep's two-hit pitching.

Catholic. Monsignor Bonner's Ron Scull struck out eight, walked four, and registered a 5-0 no-hitter at Father Judge.

Suburban One. Three runs in the 10th inning boosted Wissahickon past host Upper Moreland, 6-4. Matt Oruch tripled in J. T. Crits and scored on a passed ball.

Public. Stephen Ross dominated Bok's 4-1 win over visiting Philadelphia Electrical by allowing three hits and getting 16 of 21 outs by strikeout.

Friend Schools. Pinchrunner Jeremy Crimm scored on Nicholas Harris' eighth-inning single, ending Friends' Central's 7-6 triumph over visiting Germantown Friends.


Mastbaum pulled off a 14-13 Public League upset of visiting Frankford by rallying for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Kathy DeJesus lined a two-run single, and Bianca Diaz-Acosta delivered a game-winning, two-run single with two out.

Bicentennial. The last of Keli Krause's nine strikeouts for Christopher Dock in an 18-3 win over visiting Calvary Christian was the 500th of her career.

Inter-Ac. Down by 4-3 after six innings, Agnes Irwin erupted for six runs in the seventh to jolt host Episcopal Academy, 9-4. Emily Speakman and Lauren Schafrank slapped two-run singles in the last inning.

Notre Dame's 7-6 thriller over visiting Germantown Academy ended when Christen Boas-Hayes' fielder's choice allowed Katie Schultz to score from third in the bottom of the seventh.

Pioneer Athletic. Cheyanne Dawson scored on Jenna Marburger's sixth-inning double to help host Boyertown get past upset-minded Upper Perkiomen, 3-2.

Nonleague. Becky Maz's two-out single in the bottom of the seventh scored Blake Massaro with the deciding run as Radnor handed visiting Nazareth Academy its second loss, 5-4.

Girls' Lacrosse

Delaney Tuite's only goal of the game was scored in overtime to make Notre Dame a 20-19 winner over visiting Germantown Academy in an Inter-Ac League contest.

Friends Schools. Isabella DiDio scored Germantown Friends' last two goals for a 14-11 lead, and the host Tigers held on to beat Shipley, 14-13. Iris Williamson provided five goals and two assists.

Boys' Tennis

Top-seeded Kyle Seelig of Plumstead Christian lost just three games in four sets and will face second-seeded David Sklar of Lower Moreland in Saturday's final of the District 1 Class AA singles tournament at the Healthplex in Springfield.

The Class AAA tournament continues with quarterfinals and semifinals Saturday.