Kevin Laffey hit a two-run homer to help Wildwood beat visiting Ocean City 7-4 on Saturday in the Atlantic County Baseball League. Wildwood is 1-1.
Teammate Tim Gallagher went 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Winning pitcher Dan Whalen went 4 innings, gave up four hits, struck out eight and walked five.
For Ocean City (1-1), Justin Healy was 2-for-2 with a triple, a double and three RBIs.
Hammonton 12, Team Univers 2, 5 innings: Hammonton pitchers Brad Mountain and Steve Melchiorre combined on a three-hitter, and teammate Steve Struble had three hits, including a two-run triple, and three RBIs. The game was the debut of Team Univers, a new ACBL team that has no home field.
Melchiorre went three innings to pick up the win, striking out four. Also for Hammonton (3-0), Billy Jackson hit a solo homer and a two-run single, and Branon Kincaid added two hits and three RBIs. Tylor Love doubled for Team Univers.