S.J. Group 1: Taylor Chain struck out nine, and Kelsey Cutler drove in
the winning run in the bottom of the seventh as top-seeded Gloucester
City HS edged fourth-seeded New Egypt 2-1 to give Lions coach Dave Light his
200th career win as a head coach. more
Gloucester Cath. wins by 18 runs
"We get behind, and we act a little nervous," said Rams coach Dennis Barth. "I don't know why we're nervous. It's a state tournament game, but it's no different from any other game. You worry about what you're supposed to be doing on the field, you don't have time to think about it.
"It happened in the Diamond Classic, we had some boots and walks and we beat ourselves. We've hit the ball pretty good all year, and especially lately, so I don't know why we get worried about a run or two." continued
Gators rally big to reach S.J. final
Even trailing the Audubon High School baseball team, 7-0, after just 2 1/2 innings in a South Jersey Group II semifinal game Tuesday, Gateway and coach Scott Dzierzgowski couldn't have been that worried.
Nick Alloway bounced back from a poor start on the mound to blast a three-run homer in the third. He was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the sixth to make it a 7-5 game, and DePasquale followed with his second home run of the year. more