The Inquirer Top 10 baseball

Posted: May 28, 2012

The Inquirer TOP 10


Team   Record

Last week's rankings are in parentheses.

 1. Bishop Eustace (1)   18-6

The Crusaders have a top one-two punch on the mound in senior Keith Wallace and junior Zac Gallen.

2. Cherokee (2)    21-5

Senior shortstop Shane Garrett cracked a three-run, walk-off homer in a 6-4 tournament win over Eastern.

3. Gloucester Catholic (5)    23-4

The Rams got a boost from the return of Joe Brooks, the East Carolina recruit who missed five weeks with a thumb injury.

4. Washington Township (3)    23-3

With just two seniors in the starting lineup, the Minutemen are set for another strong season in 2013.

5. St. Augustine Prep (6)    17-8

Sophomore Joe Gatto has five home runs since May 7.

6. Holy Cross (8)    22-4

The Lancers have allowed just 21 runs in their last eight games.

7. Millville (4)    15-7

Senior Aaron Cox's recovery from illness helped the Thunderbolts clinch the Cape-American Division I title.

8. Williamstown (NR)    16-9

Juniors Jordan Rizzo and John Brady have been hot hitters.

9. Buena (9)    22-6

The Chiefs have a top table-setter in Robert Bunton.

10. Hammonton (NR)    18-6

The Blue Devils have one of South Jersey's top sophomore pitchers in lefty Justin Smith, who is 8-1.

Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Audubon (19-6), Delsea (19-9), Haddonfield (18-6), Sterling (20-4).

- Phil Anastasia

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