The Egg Harbor Township High School baseball team earned a big Cape-Atlantic League win on Friday, beating St. Augustine Prep 4-2.
St. Augustine (11-4) is No. 4 in The Press Elite 11. EHT (10-5) is unranked.
Sophomore Brandon Riggs, making his first career varsity start, pitched a complete game. He allowed two runs on seven hits and one walk, striking out one.
Riggs improved his record to 3-0, having earned his other two winning decisions in relief.
"He's a kid that feels no pressure," coach Bryan Carmichael said on the phone. "He just goes out there and does his job. He throws his three pitches for strikes."
St. Augustine 000 200 0-2 7 2
Egg Harbor Twp 020 011 0-4 6 0
2B-McCourt SA; Henry EHT.
WP-Riggs (3-0) 1k. LP-Warren (0-1).
Records-St. Augustine 11-4, Egg Harbor Township 10-5.
Cedar Creek 5, Pleasantville 4
Kyle Eisele hit an RBI double, driving in Nick Sartorio, in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game for Cedar Creek. Creek's Giuseppe Scanga had two hits and two RBIs.
Pleasantville's Carmello Hernandez had two hits, including a triple, and a run scored.
Pleasantville 200 000 2-4 6 3
Cedar Creek 300 010 1-5 8 3
2B-Rodriguez P; Eisele, McFadden, Newman CC. 3B-Hernandez P.
WP-Boney (4-1) 2k. LP-Rodriguez 2k.
Records-Pleasantville 0-7, Cedar Creek 10-2.
Oakcrest 9, Atlantic City 5
Ryan Johnson doubled and hit a home run and Tyler Thompson went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs to lead Oakcrest.
Atlantic City's Matt DiCerbo and Dean D'Alessandro each had two hits.
Atlantic City 000 131 0-5 9 3
Oakcrest 101 151 x-9 6 1
2B-Kanter, DiCerbo AC; Thompson, Johnson O. 3B-McCluskey AC; Merlock O. HR-Johnson O.
WP-Lease 1k. LP-Kanter 3k.
No. 11 Hammonton 9, Ocean City 3
Hammonton, ranked 11th in The Press Elite 11, had 14 hits in the night game at Hammonton Lake Park. Winning pitcher Chris Caprio went the distance, gave up five hits, struck out six and walked three. Caprio also doubled twice. Sean Mooney doubled for Ocean City.
Justin Smith hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning.
Ocean City 002 100 0-3 5 0
Hammonton 023 103 x-9 14 3
2B-Mooney OC. Caprio (2), Cahill, Cruz, Ezzi H. HR-Smith H.
WP-Caprio 6k (2-0). LP-Clifford 1k (1-1).
Records-O.C. 8-3, Hammonton 7-3.
(16) Southern Regional 4, (17) Pt. Pleasant Beach 0
Southern sophomore Jared Lubanski threw a three-hitter in the Ocean County Tournament play-in game, with six strikeouts and two walks.
Point Pleasant Beach 000 000 0-0 3 2
Southern Regional 003 010 x-4 5 1
2B-Sinopoli, Liantonio S. 3B-Van Nostrand PPB.
WP-Lubanski 6k (4-1). LP-Van Schoick 2k (3-3).
Records-PPB 7-7, Southern 5-11.
Atlantic County Instiute of Technology 11,
Burlington County Instute of Techology 0, (5 inn.)
Winning pitcher Jon Bronco gave up one hit in five innings, with five strikeouts and one walk. ACIT's Matt O'Toole and Greg Dillon each had a single and a double.
BCIT 000 00-0 1 1
ACIT 154 1x-11 7 0
2B-O'Toole, Dillon A.
WP-Bronco 5k (2-0). LP-Kehr 3k.
Records-BCIT 1-11, ACIT 5-10.
Wildwood Catholic 12, Lower Cape May Regional 2
Wildwood Catholic's Garret Morretti was 3-for-4 with a triple, three runs and two RBIs in the Warrior Classic losers bracket game, which ended after five innings on the 10-run rule.
Wilwood Catholic 350 13-12 15 2
Lower Cape May Regional 100 10-2 6 2
2B-Babore, Laffey WC. Conrad (2), Donohue LCM. 3B-Morretti, Norris WC.
WP-Zampirri 2k. LP-Sluder 2k.
Records-W.C. 3-6, LCM 5-9.
Middle Township 7, Cape May Tech 2
Steve Hand went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI, and Jim Versage tripled and drove in three runs for Middle.
Trevor Gehring was 2-for-4 with a double, run and RBI for Cape May Tech.
Cape May Tech 001 000 1-2 7 1
Middle Twp 102 112 x-7 9 1
2B-Gehring CMT; Hand, Hickman MT. 3B-Versage MT.
WP-Arenberg 9k. LP-Swyer 0k.
Records-CM Tech 4-11, Middle 6-4.
Wildwood 16, Lower Cape May Regional 2
Matt Bolle went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs in the Warrior Classic game. He was also the winning pitcher, striking out three.
Anthony Korobellis doubled and drove in five runs, including two sacrifice flies. Chris Mormile and Brendan Bean scored four runs for the Warriors.
Lower's Bradley Fournier had a two-run single in the fifth.
This game was the first round of the Warrior Classic held at Wildwood on Thursday.
Lower Cape May 000 02-2 H E
Wildwood 644 2x-16 H E
2B-M. Bolle (2), Bean, Korobellis W.
WP-M. Bolle 3k. LP-Goss 1k.
Cape May Tech 14, Wildwood Catholic 7
Cape May Tech's Hunter Tomlin was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs in a first-round Warrior Classic game on Thursday. Paul Edmunds drove in three runs for the Hawks. Catholic's Kevin Laffey and Garret Moretti had two hits and two RBIs each.
Wildwood 302 200 0-7 9 1
CM Tech 060 260 0-14 11 2
2B-Laffey W; Adams CMT. 3B-Tomlin CMT.
WP-Gehring 0k. LP-Laffey 6k.
Records-WC 2-6, CM Tech 4-10.