Hammonton edged Ventnor 7-6 in eight innings in the Atlantic County Baseball League on Thursday night.
Hammonton scored the winning run on a throwing error. Billy Jackson hit a two-run homer in the third for Hammonton (2-0).
Anthony DeLeo earned the win with 4 innings of shutout relief.
Anthony Bracoleri hit a two-run triple for Ventnor (1-1).
Margate 15, Egg Harbor Township 0 (five innings): Jared Lenko struck out 10 while allowing just two hits in four innings to earn the victory in the season opener for both teams.
Scott Evanglelist had three hits, including a three-run homer, for defending league champion Margate. Eric Fitzgerald had two hits, including a solo home run, and Dan Nicolaisen had two hits for Margate.
Today's 7 p.m. games
Margate at Egg Harbor City
Wildwood at Ocean City
Egg Harbor Township at Absecon