The Atlantic Shore Babe Ruth team will at least advance to the quarterfinals in the 13- to 15-year-old Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament, all that is left to be determined is seeding.
The squad moved to 3-0 Sunday after its opponent, Basking Ridge, was forced to forfeit because it was unable to field a team. With the victory, Atlantic Shore locked up a spot in the top three in its pool and clinched a spot in the quartefinal round.
Atlantic Shore can win the pool with a victory against Frederick County (Md.) today at 4 p.m. at Surf Stadium in Atlantic City.
The winner of each pool receives a bye into the semifinal round.
The quarterfinals are set to take place Tuesday morning, and the semifinals are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
The championship game is slated for Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Surf Stadium.
Frederick County vs South Colonie
Pool BWest End 5, North Syracuse 4
South Shore 12, Mercer East 11
Today's games at Surf Stadium10 a.m.: West End (Pa.) vs. South Shore (N.Y.)
1 p.m.: Piedmont (Del.) vs. Basking Ridge
4 p.m.: Frederick County (Md.) vs. Atlantic Shore
Today's game at Fehrle Field, Somers Point
4 p.m.: Nottingham vs. North Syracuse (N.Y.)