S.J. Non-Public B semifinal
(1) Gloucester Catholic 9,
(13) Holy Spirit 1
The Spartans’ lone run game in the fifth inning on an RBI double by Matt Rivera that scored Dom Boselli.
Gloucester Catholic, the No. 3 team in The Press Elite 11, got three home runs in the game, including a two-run inside-the parker from former Wildwood High School player Brendan Bean.
Holy Spirit 000 010 0—1 4 0
Gloucester Catholic 006 120 x—9 10 1
2B—Rivera HS. HR—Bean, Paxia, Punzi GC.
WP—DeAngelis 1k. LP—Spina.
Records—GC 26-3, HS 21-6.
Atlantic Christian 10,
Pilgrim Academy 0
Atlantic Christian School’s Carl Phillips pitched a no-hitter in a Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference playoff semifinal Thursday as the host Cougars baseball team beat Pilgrim Academy 10-0 in five innings. Phillips walked two and struck out eight.
Atlantic Christian (13-0) will play the winner between Cumberland Christian and Gloucester Christian at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Christian for the TRCAC championship.
Also for Atlantic Christian, Ryan Lomangino hit a two-run inside the park home run and had three RBIs. Solomon Griffith added two doubles, a run and an RBI, while Luke Johnson added a triple and two runs, and Ian Iaconelli had two hits.
Pilgrim Academy 000 00—0 0 5
Atlantic Christian 014 23—10 8 1
2B—Griffith (2) AC. 3B—Johnson AC. HR—Lomangino AC.
WP—Phillips 8k. LP—n/a.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 12,
St. Joseph 3
The host Villagers had 12 hits, including a triple by Courtney Mosley and a double by Madison Hagerty. Winning pitcher Morgan Hagerty gave up four hits, walked one and struck out eight. For St. Joseph, Alyssa Rodriguez doubled. Wildcats pitcher Gabrielle Fanelli struck out eight.
St. Joseph 210 000 0—3 4 0
Our Lady of Mercy Acad. 106 113 x—12 12 0
2B—Rodriguez SJ. Madison Hagerty O. 3B—Mosley O.
WP—Morgan Hagerty 8k. LP—Fanelli 8k.
Records—SJ 7-17; OLMA 13-8.
Atlantic Christian 20,
Pilgrim Academy 9
Atlantic Christian’s Dakota Hitchner struck out nine to get the win, went 2 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs in the Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference playoff semifinal game. Shannon Murphy ended the game for the host Cougars in the fifth inning with a two-run single.
Atlantic Christian will play for the TSCAC championship on Saturday.
Also for the Cougars, Emily Kelley had a triple and two RBIs, and Abigail Vogel added a double and two RBIs. For Pilgrim, Annalise Lopresti was 2 for 3 with a triple, a homer and four RBIs.
Pilgrim Academy 330 21—9 5 0
Atlantic Christian 563 24—20 11 0
2B—Vogel AC. 3B—Lopresti PA. Kelley AC. HR—Lopresti PA. Hitchner AC.
WP—Hitchner 9k. LP—Hannah 0k.