Baseball roundup: One big inning is enough for Middle Township in 13-10 slugfest
Middle Township High School scored all of its runs in the fifth inning of a 13-10 win over Cedar Creek in a Cape-Atlantic League National Conference baseball game Monday.
Jim Versage paced the Panthers with a three-run homer in the fifth. Winning pitcher Doug Schwartz doubled.
Chris Newman struck out eight in 4 innings for Cedar Creek. Newman also doubled and tripled, and Sam Brosman drove in three runs for the Pirates.
Middle Township 000 0(13)0 0-13 8 4
Cedar Creek 110 053 0-10 6 8
2B-Schwartz MT; Newman, Boney, Sicurella CC. 3B-Newman CC. HR-Versage MT.
WP-Schwartz. LP-Newman (0-1) 8K.
Records-Middle 2-1, C.C. 2-1.
Buena Regional 10, Millville 5
Dominic Lopez doubled twice and Matt Luisi went 2-for-2 for Buena.
Calvin Clark and Harry Montero doubled for Millville.
Millville 212 000 0-5 7 3
Buena Regional 234 010 x-10 10 2
2B-Montero, Clark M; Corniell, Lopez (2) BR.
WP-Cartier (1-0). LP-Clark.
Records-Millville 1-3, Buena 4-0.
Oakcrest 13, Atlantic County Institute of Technology 1 (five innings)
Ken Merlock went 2-for-3 for Oakcrest.
James Townley went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs for the Falcons.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 100 00-1 3 4
Oakcrest 246 1X-13 9 2
2B-Lease, Townley O.
WP-Thompson 3k. LP-Witmer 1k.
Records-ACIT 0-2, Oakcrest 1-2.
Barnegat 6, Lakewood 0
Justin Chasmer hit a two-run double in the fifth inning for Barnegat (1-0). Senior Chris Keeser allowed three hits through four innings en route to the victory.
Further details were unavailable.
Jackson Memorial 6, Lacey Township 2
Jackson catcher Matt Thaiss hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Lacey fell to 1-2. Further details were unavailable.
Toms River South 7,
Southern Regional 6
Spencer Capp's line drive up the middle drove in the winning run to cap a four-run bottom of the seventh inning for Toms River South.
Southern jumped a 4-0 lead in the fourth on RBI singles by Dan Hammell and Steve Starner, an RBI double by Matt Sinopoli and an RBI triple by Kevin Heslin. Starner had three RBIs.
Southern Regional 000 402 0-6
Toms River South 000 003 4-7
2B-Sinopoli SR . 3B-Heslin SR.
Records-Southern 0-4; TRS 3-1.
Point Pleasant Boro 10,
Pinelands Regional 2
Pinelands Regional's Vincent Bondinello hit an RBI double in the loss.
Pinelands Regional 000 011 0-2 4 1
Point Pleasant Boro 201 052 x-10 11 1
2B-Bondinello PR. 3B-Berkeley PPB. HR-Prout PPB.
WP-Dunham 5k. LP-unavailable.
Records-Pinelands 1-2; Pt. Boro 3-1.
Cumberland Regional 10, Schalick 2
Cumberland's offense exploded for an eight-run fourth inning. Kyle Burlingame and Mark Sloboda each scored one run and drove in two.
Colts pitcher Austin Griffie scattered nine hits over 61/3 innings, striking out five and walking one. At the plate, Griffie was 1-for-2, walked twice and scored two runs.
Schalick 002 000 0-2 9 2
Cumberland Regional 000 802 X-10 11 1
2B-Burlingame, Griffie, Sloboda CR.
WP-Griffie 5k. LP-unavailable.
Pitman 8, Wildwood 1
Anthony Korobellis and Jose Valentin each had a hit for Wildwood. Matt Rucci scored the Warriors' lone run.
Adam Horner went 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored for Pitman.
Wildwood 010 000 0-1 2 4
Pitman 310 103 X-8 7 0
WP-Stafford 2k. LP-Bolle 3k.
Records-Wildwood 2-2; Pitman 3-1.
Atlantic City 9, Pemberton 4
Atlantic City's Mike Monacello went 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs at Surf Stadium.
Jon Bruccoleri added two hits for the Vikings and Jake McClaskey struck out four in three innings for the win.
Pemberton 201 001 0-4 7 4
Atlantic City 150 002 1-9 10 2
2B-Wolf P; DiCerbo, Monacello (2) AC. HR-Hayuak P.
WP-McClaskey (1-1) 4K. LP-Hayuak 5K.
Records-Pemberton 1-3, A.C. 2-1.