Atlantic Christian 4,

Pilgrim Academy 0

Senior Jon Picking recorded a hat trick as top-seeded Atlantic Christian shutout visiting Pilgrim Academy, the No. 4 seed,in a Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference semifinal game.

Junior Kenny Mercadante also scored for the Cougars and David Jones made seven saves.

Atlantic Christian will face No. 2 seed Gloucester County Christian at 2 p.m. today in the final.

For Pilgrim Academy, Phil Mol had six saves..

Pilgrim Academy 0 0-0

Atlantic Christian 2 2-4

Goals-Picking (3), Mercadante AC.

Goalies-Mol (6) PA; Jones (7) AC.

Records-Atlantic Christian 11-1-1.