The Inquirer's South Jersey baseball Top 10

Posted: June 04, 2012

The Inquirer TOP 10

BASEBALL

Team   Record

Last week's rankings are in parentheses.

 1. Gloucester Catholic (3)   26-4

The Rams are 9-0, with four wins against top-10 teams, since a May 12 loss to Millville.

2. Cherokee (2)    23-5

Behind pitchers Colin Perro, Jim Rossi, and Sean Kelly, the Chiefs allowed just five runs in four games in the South Jersey Group 4 tournament.

3. St. Augustine Prep (5)    19-9

The Hermits have cut a swath through the Shore Conference in the Non-Public South A tournament, beating St. Rose, Red Bank Catholic, and Christian Brothers.

4. Washington Township (4)    24-3

The Minutemen were outright champions of the Olympic American, which produced both South Jersey Group 4 finalists (Cherokee and Lenape).

5. Bishop Eustace (1)    19-7

The Crusaders were 6-0 in senior Keith Wallace's final six starts, with wins over Audubon (twice), Holy Cross, Paul VI, and Monsignor Donovan in the second round of the Non-Public South A tournament.

6. Hammonton (10)    20-6

Senior catcher A.J. Scibilia is hitting close to .400.

7. Buena (9)    24-7

The Chiefs are 8-2 since May 12, with both losses to No. 1 Gloucester Catholic.

8. Holy Cross (7)    23-5

The Lancers finished on a 6-2 run, with wins over Buena and Cherry Hill West and losses to No. 1 Gloucester Catholic and No. 5 Bishop Eustace.

9. Audubon (NR)    22-6

The Green Wave won their final three games in the South Jersey Group 1 tournament by a total of three runs, beating Pitman (4-3), Pennsville (4-3), and Haddon Township (3-2).

10. Lenape (NR)    16-10

The Indians' only losses after April 19 were to No. 2 Cherokee (three times) and No. 4 Washington Township (twice).

- Phil Anastasia

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