Wed. S.J. boys' and girls' roundup: C.H. East finally solves Washington Township

Posted: May 03, 2012

Eric Anderson scored five of his six goals in the second half on Wednesday to help the Cherry Hill East boys' lacrosse team defeat Washington Township for the first time in program history, 8-7.

The Minutemen, ranked 10th in South Jersey by The Inquirer, held a 4-3 lead at halftime of the Olympic Conference match. But Anderson accounted for all of the Cougars' scoring over the final two quarters. Freshman goalie Jesse Viggiano stopped six shots, and Matt Lee won 16 of 18 faceoffs.

In another Olympic clash, Jake Turner (3 goals, 2 assists) became the first Gloucester Catholic player to record 100 career assists, highlighting the Rams' 17-6 romp at Woodstown.

Girls' Lacrosse

Junior Gretchen Kiep scored five times to boost her career total to 101 goals as Haddonfield, ranked eighth in South Jersey by The Inquirer, hammered host Camden Catholic, 19-7, in the Olympic Conference.

Burlington County. Brooke Sweezy scored her fourth goal of the match with nine seconds remaining in regulation, lifting host Delran over Northern Burlington, 13-12, the Bears' second win of the season.

Baseball

Robert Bunton's two-out single in the bottom of the eighth inning brought home Denny Brady, giving the Chiefs a 3-2 home win over Cedar Creek in the Cape-Atlantic League. Brady had a two-out, two-run single in the third.

Burlington County. Sophomore Kadin Booker's sacrifice fly capped a two-run, seventh-inning rally, as host Burlington City battled back from a 3-0 deficit to edge New Egypt, 4-3.

Tri-County. Joe Sigismondi pitched a no-hitter and Highland scratched out two runs in the fourth inning - when Chris Giambri stroked an RBI double and Cody Heino stole home - in a 2-0 triumph at Williamstown.

Softball

Jen Varallo scored on a Karley Kercherski's walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh, and Susan Wysocki (7 strikeouts, 3 walks) scattered seven hits as host Camden Catholic shut down Bishop Eustace, 1-0, in an Olympic Conference thriller.

Tri-County. Liz Kramer scored one run and singled in the eventual winner in the fifth inning, helping host Clearview nip Delsea, 2-1.

Colonial. Shayla Sweeney pitched her second no-hitter of the season and her bases-loaded triple sparked a seven-run second-inning outburst, as host Haddon Heights slammed Sterling, 10-0.

Burlington County Tournament. Angie Battistini batted 4 for 4, drove in three runs, and scored twice, and Nicole Cavalier went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and three runs scored in host Burlington City's 7-0, opening-round win over Cinnaminson.

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