Absecon beat Ventnor 5-0 in the Atlantic County Baseball League behind the five-hit pitching of John Waters on Wednesday in Absecon.
Waters went seven innings, struck out three and walked three. In the fourth inning, Waters had a three-pitch inning by getting groundouts on the first pitch to all three batters.
Kenny Morgenweck was 2-for-3 for Absecon (14-5) with a run and an RBI. E.J. Stoltzfus was 2-for-3 and C.J. Wallowitch was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Manny Colon had an RBI single. For Ventnor, John Brocious went 2-for-3 with a double.
Ocean City 3, Team Univers 2: Ocean City's Justin Healey singled twice, and O.C. right fielder Alex Wallace threw out the tying run at the plate to end the game. Ocean City scored two runs on a passed ball on the same play.
Runner Kyle Bender scored the second run from second base.
Winning pitcher Kolya Stephenson went the distance and gave up five hits. Ocean City is 12-9. Team Univers pitcher Chris Caprio allowed five hits and had an RBI double.