Middle Township 9,

Wildwood 2

Middle Township advanced to today's Warrior Classic championship game at 3 p.m. in Wildwood. Winning pitcher Steve Hand went the distance and gave up six hits, with seven strikeouts and no walks. Middle's Jim Versage was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs and two RBIs. Justin Lent had three hits and two RBIs for the Panthers, and Erik Arenberg, Brandon Johnson, JT Hickman and Jeff Keyes each added two hits.

For Wildwood, James Grauel was 3-for-3 with an RBI and Devon Bradshaw had two hits.

Wildwood 000 000 2-2 6 2

Middle Township 013 023 x-9 15 1

2B-Korobellis W. Johnson, Arenberg MT. 3B-Versage (2) MT.

WP-Hand 7k. LP-Mormile 6k.

Records-Wildwood 12-8, Middle 7-5.