Shawnee edges Cherry West, 3-2

Posted: April 24, 2012

Steve McCollum raced home from second base on an overthrow at first in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Shawnee the deciding run in a 3-2 baseball victory over visiting Cherry Hill West on Monday.

The Olympic Conference Patriot Division showdown was decided when McCollum singled and stole second, and Rob Beachy's ground ball resulted in an error and the winning run.

Kevin Boswick (3-0) pitched a complete game with six strikeouts and four walks for the win.

Tri-County. Clearview's Jay Gorman earned his first varsity pitching win by striking out 11 Clayton batters and allowing one hit in four innings of the host Pioneers' 10-0 win.

Burlington County. Taylor Zackman dominated Bordentown's 3-1 victory over visiting Willingboro with a single, double and two runs scored as a hitter, and 13 strikeouts as the winning pitcher.

Cape-Atlantic. Buena, ranked No. 5 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, clipped visiting Lower Cape May, 2-0, as Bryant Nelson scored on Taylor Cheli's sacrifice fly and also scored on Dominick Lopez's ground out.

Lacrosse

Macki Groves scored three goals to reach 21 for the season and 100 for her career, aiding Millville's 18-10 Cape-Atlantic League girls' win over visiting Egg Harbor Township. Corrine Etter paced the Bolts with 10 goals.

Absegami's Rebecca Sartorio also reached the 100-goal plateau with three scores in a 17-8 loss at Mainland. The Mustangs got five goals and three assists by Anna Gordon.

Cinnaminson's first goal in an 18-13 Burlington County League win at New Egypt was the 100th career goal by Carleigh MacWilliams, who scored four in the game. Sarah Ritter scored the first two goals of the second half to put the Pirates ahead to stay.

Shannon Nugent's four goals helped Shawnee knock off host Clearview, 11-7, in the Olympic Conference.

Softball

Clearview's Dominique Dorris hit a two-run homer in the first inning and a grand slam in the second, igniting a 13-1 Tri-County Conference win over visiting Woodstown. Dorris also tripled, and Shannon Puthe knocked in three runs.

Olympic. Cherokee's Bianca Iamurri singled in pitcher Tricia Griffin in the fifth inning and Iamurri scored on Gina Gryniuk's sacrifice fly to give the host Chiefs enough offense for a 2-1 win over Cherry Hill East.

Cape-Atlantic. Brittany Scott fanned eight Wildwood Catholic hitters in a two-hit shutout and also went 3 for 3 with two RBIs as host Buena prevailed, 10-0.

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