Baseball roundup: Atlantic City beats Lenape on bases-loaded walk
Atlantic City High School drew four walks, including one that scored the winning run, to edge visiting Lenape 4-3 in a non-league baseball game Friday.
Giancarlo Martinez walked with the bases loaded to score Murray Kanter for the game winner. Dean D'Lessandro's suicide squeeze to score Robbie Glanville tied it. Glanville, Kanter and Steven Myers each drew walks in the inning.
Pitcher Chris Upperman earned his first win of the season.
Lenape 110 001 0-3 7 0
Atlantic City 001 000 3-4 3 1
WP-Upperman (1-1) 3K. LP-Olsen 6K.
Records-Lenape 10-5, A.C. 9-7.
Mainland Regional 11, Atlantic County Institute of Technology 0, 5 innings
Mainland's Tom Bradway went 2-for-3 with a double, and teammate Drew Riska was 2-for-3 with a stolen base. The game ended after five innings on the 10-run rule.
Winning pitcher Mike McGlynn went five innings and gave up two hits, with four strikeouts and two walks.
Mainland Regional 251 30-11 12 0
ACIT 000 00-0 2 3
WP-McGlynn 4k. LP-Marmaro 0k (2-3).
Records-Mainland 4-10, ACIT 5-12.
Cape May Tech 10, Sacred Heart 8
Trevor Gehring pitched six innings of relief, allowing one run and four hits, paving the way for Cape May Tech's come-from-behind victory.
Gehring recorded his first win of the season.
Chris Russ went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Hawks, while Cole Sawyer had two hits and drove in a run.
For Sacred Heart, Steve Steigerwalt doubled and hit a home run, and Chris Repice tripled.
Sacred Heart 250 010 0-8 8 3
Cape May Tech 010 450 X-10 13 7
2B-Steigerwalt SH; Bond, Tyson, Hettenbach CMT. 3B-Repice SH. HR-Steigerwalt SH.
WP-Gehring (1-1) 3K. LP-Patitucci.
Records-S.H. 4-7, CMT 4-8.
Middle Township 12, Wildwood Catholic 2, 6 innings
Middle Township's Steven Hand was 3-for-5 with four RBIs, and winning pitcher Doug Schwartz went 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Schwartz worked six innings and allowed five hits, with two walks and two strikeouts.
Wildwood Catholic's Kevin Laffey had two doubles.
Wildwood Catholic 002 000-2 5 6
Middle Township 101 631-12 11 0
2B-Laffey (2) WC. Hand, Versage MT.
WP-Schwartz 2k (4-0). LP-McWade 4k.
Records-W.C. 6-7, Middle 10-4.
Vineland 10, Cedar Creek 0, 5 innings
Vineland's Jimmy Hague had a double, a single and three RBIs, and Raekwon Ortiz had two hits and two RBIs. Ja'Ques Colon added two RBIs.
The Fighting Clan scored five runs in the fifth inning to end the game on the 10-run rule.
Winning pitcher Johnny Malatesta struck out five. Cedar Creek's Alex Boney doubled.
Cedar Creek 000 00-0 2 2
Vineland 104 05-10 7 0
2B-Boney CC. Hague, Forte V.
WP-Malatesta 5k. LP-Newman 4k.
Records-C.C. 8-7, Vineland 12-3.
Gloucester City 8, Wildwood 2
Gloucester pitcher Bobby Girgenti went 3-for-4 with a double at the plate.
For Wildwood, Anthony Korobellis was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Devon Bradshaw had a double, a run and an RBI.
Gloucester City 100 232 0-8 8 1
Wildwood 000 200 0-2 4 6
2B-Girgenti, Cox, Cordero, Bobo G. Bradshaw W.
WP-Girgenti 3k. LP-Rucci 2k.