Hammonton beat Absecon 6-5 in 11 innings in their Atlantic County Baseball League season opener on Wednesday at Hammonton Lake Park. Frank Galeota scored the winning run from second base as he took third on a wild pitch and scored on the same play on an errant throw to third.

Galeota singled to start the inning and Shawn Park's sacrifice bunt put him on second.

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Galeota had three hits and two RBIs for Hammonton. Billy Jackson pitched four shutout innings of relief to get the win.

For Absecon, E.J. Stoltzfus hit a solo homer. Absecon tied it with at 5-5 with two runs in the seventh inning.

Ventnor 7, Egg Harbor City 4: Ventnor's John Bruccoleri pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts and went 3-for-5 at the plate. Teammate Juan Mejia was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.

John Husta tripled for Egg Harbor City.


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