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.

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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

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