Mark Jankowski went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs to help Richard Stockton College beat New Jersey City University 10-6 in a New Jersey Athletic Conference baseball game Thursday in Galloway Township
James DiPiazza earned the win in relief, holding the Gothic Knights to one run on six hits in four innings. He struck out two. The Ospreys' George Eisenhart got two hits, extending his hitting streak to nine games, drove in one run and scored one.
The Ospreys trailed 5-1 before rallying with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, highlighted by an RBI single by Luke Root (Buena Regional). Andy Oliver's RBI single in the sixth gave Stockton a 6-5 lead, but NJCU tied it in the seventh.
The Ospreys then scored four runs in their half of the seventh. Jankowski hit a two-run single. Eisenhart hit a sacrifice fly and Travis Marra an RBI single.
The teams meet again today at 3:30 p.m. in Jersey City.
New Jersey City 301 010 100-6 13 4
Stockton 010 041 40X-10 10 4
2B-NJCU: Rivera, Coutinho. Stockton, Kessler.
WP-DeMauro (1-5). LP-DiPiazza (3-2).
Records-N.J. City 13-12 (2-5); Stockton 14-13 (2-5).
Stockton softball: Brittany Ksiezopolski scattered five hits as the Ospreys beat visiting Baruch College 9-0 in a five-inning non-conference game.
The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was postponed due to weather concerns.
The Ospreys (18-7) won for the fifth time in their last six games.
Ksiezopolski (9-3) pitched her fifth shutout of the season, striking out five and walking none.
Grace Long (Egg Harbor Township) singled, tripled and drove in two runs for the Ospreys. Nicole Scanlon and Dominique Dorris also had two hits each. Dorris scored twice.
Stockton is scheduled to host an NJAC doubleheader against William Paterson on Saturday.
Baruch 000 00-0 5 2
Stockton 022 5X-9 11 0
2B-Stockton: Dorris, Terreri, Kohen. 3B-Stockton: Scanlon, Long.
WP-Ksiezopolski (9-3). LP-Nicole (4-5).
Records-Baruch 7-9; Stockton 18-7.
Atlantic Cape Community College softball: The Buccaneers split a doubleheader against Salem County Community College in Mays Landing. Atlantic Cape won the first game 5-3, and Salem took the second game 12-7.
Atlantic Cape (4-9) had six hits in first game, including two by center fielder Danielle Kebert. Courtney Perkins was the winning pitcher, allowing seven hits in seven innings.
Kebert had four hits in the second game, and Sam Sweeney added two hits and three runs.