The Middle Township High School baseball team scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and held on to beat visiting Egg Harbor Township 5-4 on Friday. Middle's Erik Arenberg had two hits, including a three-run double in the fifth.
Also for the Panthers, Doug Schwartz added two hits. Winning pitcher Steven Hand went five innings.
Panthers reliever Jeff Keyes worked the final two innings, and recorded a strikeout with the bases loaded to end the game.
For EHT, Mike Lahoud led with three hits, and Troy Dixon added two hits.
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Middle Township 000 500 x-5 7 2
2B-Dixon, Strickland EHT. Arenberg MT.
WP-Hand 1k (4-1). LP-Strickland 2k.
Records-EHT 11-9, Middle 17-6.
Cape May Tech 6,
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 2
Cape May Tech's Donny Long had a double, a single and two RBIs, and Will Winter went 2-for-3. Winning pitcher Jeremy Patterson went six innings.
For visiting ACIT, John Rataski doubled.
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2B-Rataski A. Donny Long CMT.
WP-Patterson 4k (2-4).
No. 7 Ocean City 5,
Lower Cape May Regional 0
Ocean City pitchers Beau Hall and Sean Mooney combined on a two-hitter as the Red Raiders, ranked seventh in The Press Elite 11, won their 15th game in a row. Hall gave up two hits and struck out eight in five innings. Mooney was perfect in a two-inning stint and struck out five. Also for host O.C., Vince Terry was 2-for-2 with two walks, and Evan Ochlan went 2-for-3.
Lower Cape May Regional 000 000 0-0 2 4
Ocean City 010 211 x-5 6 3
WP-Hall 8k (5-1). LP-Denny Olson 2k.
Records-LCM 11-11, Ocean City 18-3.
Northern Burlington 10,
Millville 0, 5 innings
Northern Burlington's Tyler O'Dell ended the game on the 10-run rule with a grand slam in the fifth inning.
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Northern Burlington 031 06-10 11 2
3B-Cox M. HR-Shinn, Gakeler, O'Dell NB.
Wildwood 6, Penns Grove 3
Syd Jakel went 3-for 3 with two RBIs to lead the Warriors. Devon Bradshaw and Anthony Korobellis each had two hits and two runs scored.
Penns Grove 011 010 0-3 7 0
Wildwood 400 020 x-6 12 6
2B-Miller PG; Korobellis W. 3B-Elmer PG; Valentin W.
WP-Bolle 2k. LP-Verdeccohio 3k.