Baseball roundup: Holy Spirit comes back to defeat Atlantic City
Brandon Ott had the game-winning RBI as Holy Spirit came from behind and beat Atlantic City 3-2 in a Cape-Atlantic League baseball game Thursday.
Ott went 2-for-4 with three stolen bases. Rob Boselli was 2-for-3 with a double and Anthony Bosselli had two RBIs for the Spartans.
Steven Myers went 2-for-3 and Matt DiCerbo doubled for Atlantic City.
Holy Spirit 000 210 0-3 6 2
Atlantic City 011 000 0-2 6 0
2B-DiCerbo AC; R. Boselli HS.
WP-Kelly 4k. LP-Daruccoleri 6k.
Records-AC 6-6; Holy Spirit 9-3.
Absegami 9, Hammonton 5
Absegami's Brandon Bowen and Jake Marisco hit back-to-back solo home runs in the sixth inning. Marsico was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Matt Ardente, the winning pitcher, went 2-for-3, including a double, and scored.
Steve Cahill went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Hammonton.
Hammonton 120 002 0-5 5 2
Absegami 000 027 x-9 11 2
2B-Cahill, Struble H; Ardente, Ganard A. HR-Bowen, Marsico A.
WP-Ardente (4-1) 2k. LP-Hamilton.
Records-Hammonton 7-4; Absegami 5-6.
Middle Township 7, Lower Cape May Regional 6
Jim Versage had a two-run home run in third inning for Middle Township. Erik Arenberg, Doug Schwartz and Zack Vogelei each doubled for the Panthers.
Josh Pennington hit a home run for Lower.
Lower Cape May Regional 000 130 2-6 10 3
Middle Township 013 300 X-7 5 1
2B-Arenberg, Schwartz, Vogelei MT. HR-Versage MT; Pennington LCM.
WP-Schwartz 6k. LP-Laing 0k.
Records-LCM 5-4; Middle 7-4.
Oakcrest 5, Mainland Regional 4
Kenny Merlock and Tyler Manno each had two hits for Oakcrest. Manno also had a run scored and an RBI for the Falcons.
Tom Bradway had two hits and an RBI for Mainland.
Mainland Regional 200 200 0-4 8 5
Oakcrest 000 031 1-5 9 1
2B-Riska MR; Merlock, Theriant O.
WP-Townley 1k. LP-Kuddar 1k.
Records-Mainland 3-7; Oakcrest 6-5.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 14, Bridgeton 0, 5 innings
Jonathan Bronco was 2-for-2, including a double, with two RBIs. Matt Marmaro went 3-for-3 with two RBIs for ACIT.
Bridgeton 000 00-0 5 3
ACIT 830 3x-14 14 1
2B-Jonathan Bronco ACIT.
WP-Witmer 4k. LP-Soto-Balbuena.
Records-ACIT 4-11; Bridgeton 0-12.
Wildwood Catholic 8, Cape May Tech 5
Wildwood Catholic's Sal Zampirri went 3-for-4 with a triple.
Cole Sawyer was 2-for-3 for Cape May Tech.
Wildwood Catholic 030 022 1-8 11 4
Cape May Tech 202 000 1-5 7 5
2B-Paterson CMT. 3B-Norris, Zampirri, Laffey, McNally WWC.
WP-Norris 7k. LP-Paterson 3k.
Records-WWC 5-5; CMT 2-7.
No. 11 Vineland 12, Gateway Regional 2, 5 innings
Don Money had two hits, including a double and four RBIs for Vineland. Jaques Colon and Tommy Rodriguez each had two singles and Andrew Gee had two RBIs for the Fighting Clan.
Gateway Regional 002 00-2 0 2
Vineland 061 41-12 7 4
WP-Rivera 2k. LP-Ruiz.
Pitman 11, Wildwood 0
Pitman's Chris Seibert struck out 10, walked one and allowed one hit through five shutout innings.
Matt Bolle, Jose Valentin and Matt Rucci each singled for Wildwood.
Pitman 000 321 5-5 17 0
Wildwood 000 000 0-0 3 3
2B-Schmidt P. 3B-Datz, Seibert P.
WP-Seibert 10k. LP-Rucci.
The Christian Academy 5, Atlantic Christian 2
Atlantic Christian freshman Dan Mercadante doubled and homered and scored both of the Cougars' runs.
A full box score was unavailable.
2B-Mercadante AC. HR-Baylor TCA; Mercadante.
WP-Brett Arostine 3k. LP-Ronnie Rosso 6k.
Records-TCA 6-0; Atlantic Christian 3-1.