Charlie Law struck out 12 and only gave up three hits as Maragte improved to 16-2 with a 4-2 win over Wildwood on Wednesday in the Atlantic County Baseball League.

Eric Fitzgerald had a three-run home run in the first inning.

Wildwood (7-9) scored a run in the fifth on an RBI single by Tim Gallagher and its other run in the sixth on a fielder’s choice. Wildwood’s Mark Malec gave up six hits and struck out eight.

Tuesday

Ocean City 2, Hammonton 0: Right fielder Andrew Meyers made a diving catch with two outs and two on in the seventh inning to preserve victory for Ocean City. Koyla Stephenson went seven innings, allowed four hits and struck out 10 as O.C. improved to 9-7. Stephenson and Rick Carlucci had RBIs.

Hammonton’s Billy Jackson held Ocean City scoreless in relief from the third inning on.

Today’s games

Absecon at This N That Uniforms (EHT), 7

Wildwood at Egg Harbor City, 7

Ocean City at Ventnor, 7

Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.