From Press staff reports
St. Augustine Prep pitcher Kevin Baxter went the distance and scattered six hits as the Hermits team beat host Red Bank Catholic 9-1 on Tuesday in a South Jersey Non-Publie A baseball quarterfinal. St. Augustine (18-9) is ranked third in The Press Elite 11. Baxter struck out seven and walked two.
St. Augustine, the No. 11 seed, travels to No. 7 Christian Brothers Academy on Friday for a South Jersey semifinal game at 4 p.m. CBA topped 15th-seeded Camden Catholic 11-8 on Tuesday in its quarterfinal.
Prep's Joe Gatto hit a two-run double in the first inning. Also for St. Augustine, Chris Jablonski went 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Christian Adorno was 1-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs.
St. Augustine Prep 300 001 5-9 7 2
Red Bank Catholic 001 000 0-1 6 2
2B-Gatto SA. Liggett RBC.
WP-Baxter 7k (9-1). LP-Spahr 2k (4-4).
Records-S.A. 18-9, RBC 18-6.