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N.J. boys and girls: Gateway tops Paulsboro in nine innings

In the bottom of the ninth inning with the bases loaded and the game tied, Gateway's Austin Holmstrom laid down a bunt as Ryan Teschko took off for home.

In the bottom of the ninth inning with the bases loaded and the game tied, Gateway's Austin Holmstrom laid down a bunt as Ryan Teschko took off for home.

Teschko, who got on base after being hit by a pitch, scored without an attempted throw, and the host Gators defeated Paulsboro, 4-3, in a Colonial Conference matchup.

In the bottom of the seventh, Zach Ready sent the game to extra innings with a one-out single that drove in Devon Farren and tied it, 3-3. Ready finished with three RBIs.

Freshman Kevin Teschko came on in relief and throw a scoreless ninth for his first varsity win.

In other Colonial Conference action:

Pinch-runner Tony Carbone scored the winning run on a pinch-hit single by Andrew Fehr as Audubon, ranked No. 9 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, topped visiting Overbrook, 6-5. Vince Sturtevant earned the win.

Burlington. Dom Cicale earned his first varsity win, and Jimmy Dever hit a pair of doubles as No. 16 Cinnaminson edged visiting No. 5 Northern Burlington, 7-6.

Ryan Gold was 3 for 3, hit two home runs, and drove in six as No. 11 Moorestown defeated Bordentown on the road, 11-0.

Cape-Atlantic. Anthony Merduri was 2 for 3 with an RBI as No. 3 St. Augustine topped host Holy Spirit, 10-0.

Nick Pera and Misael Castillo homered for Egg Harbor Township in its 5-3 home win over Vineland. Pera finished 2 for 3 with three RBIs.

Tri-County. Pete Farlow (4 for 4) and Sean Breen (3 for 3) were perfect at the plate as No. 1 Gloucester Catholic cruised past Salem, 21-0, at home.

Ethan Collins doubled and tripled as host Deptford rallied to score five runs in the seventh to top Schalick, 12-10.

Olympic. Matt Woods went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs as No. 6 Eastern defeated No. 7 Washington Township, 12-4, at home.

Ryan Bensel drove in two as Lenape topped No. 10 Cherry Hill West, 5-2, on the road. Andrew Stagliano earned the win.


Julia Voluntad struck out 12 over five innings and smacked a grand slam over the left-field fence in the second inning of Delsea's 9-2 win over Cherry Hill East in the Camden County tournament at Eastern. Miranda Booras hit a double, and Tori Miller went 4 for 4 and scored three runs for the Crusaders.

Burlington. Kiana Peterson had two hits and scored the winning run in the seventh inning as Westampton Tech edged Medford Tech, 8-7, on the road.

Angie Dunphy and Katrina Aponte both went 2 for 4 with two runs scored in Rancocas Valley's 9-2 win at Pemberton.

Colonial. Ashley Croge hit two doubles for Sterling as it cruised to a 19-2 win over host Haddonfield.

Cape-Atlantic. Lexi O'Brien had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs in Absegami's 10-3 victory over host Ocean City.

Tri-County. Morgan Zane was 3 for 4 with three RBIs as Schalick edged Deptford, 10-9, at home. Courtney Buck and Deja Williams each hit a pair of doubles.