Hammonton, St. Joseph high school sports roundup
Hammonton 9, Penns Grove 5 – Gianni D’Antonio blasted a two-run home run in the Blue Devils’ win. D’Antonio reached base four times, scored two runs and knocked in three more to lead the offense, which registered a dozen hits.
Dylan Ruskanen singled three times and knocked in two runs and Anthony Fazio had two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Sean Cocuzza singled twice and also allowed one unearned run in three innings of relief while striking out six.
Stephen Restuccio picked up the win, pitching four innings, striking out two and allowing four runs on seven hits.
Triton 4, Hammonton 3 – Restuccio doubled and knocked in three runs in the loss. D’Antonio took the loss, allowing three earned runs while striking out seven in 62/3 innings.
Triton scored a run in the top of the seventh inning to earn the win.
Hammonton 7, Gloucester 4 – Restuccio doubled twice for Hammonton in the win. Brock Mauriello registered the win.
Blue Devil Tournament
Hammonton 13, Overbrook 3 – Hammonton’s Izick Flores picked up the win and also doubled in the win. Ross Restuccio had three hits, including a double, in the victory.
Hammonton 5, Pennsville 1 – Cocuzza allowed one run on four hits while striking out four as the hosts won their own tournament. Stephen Restuccio had a double and knocked in three of the Blue Devils’ five runs.
Coming up – Hammonton is at Kingsway on April 20 and then home on April 25 against Williamstown.
Hammonton 12, Penns Grove 0 – Miranda Shinn allowed one hit in five innings while striking out six to pick up the win for the Blue Devils.
Abby Adirzone doubled twice, knocked in two runs and scored twice to lead the offense. Geanna Serechia and Shinn both added two hits while Serechia drove in two runs and Shinn plated one.
Hammonton 6, Triton 2 – Paige Neilson had three hits, including a double, and added three RBIs to lead Hammonton. Adirzone also had three hits, including a double, and teammates Carly Caprio and Maddie Emmons both added two singles.
GCIT 3, Hammonton 1 – Madison Mathes’ single drove in Emmons for the Blue Devils’ only run of the game. Emmons doubled for the team’s only extra base hit.
Rancocas Valley Elite Tournament
Hammonton 3, Hightstown 1 – The Blue Devils scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to advance in the Rancocas Valley Tournament.
The late-inning offensive burst gave Nicole Vaccarella the win.
Washington Twp. 5, Hammonton 2 – The Blue Devils scored two runs in the fifth inning to take a 2-1 lead, however, Washington Township rallied for four runs in the seventh inning for the win.
Coming up – The Blue Devils host Kingsway on April 20 and the Hammonton Invitational Tournament on April 23-24. Hammonton is at Williamstown on April 25.
Rancocas Valley Elite Tournament
Cherokee 7, St. Joseph 2 – Sara Raubertas had two hits, including a solo home run, in the Wildcats’ tournament loss. Taylor Sirolli doubled and Nicole Fox knocked in a run for St. Joseph.
Coming up – The Wildcats are at ACIT on April 20 and on the road at OLMA on April 22. St. Joseph plays in the Hammonton Invitational on April 23. They are also at Wildwood Catholic on April 24 before hosting Buena on April 26.
Hammonton 5, Triton 0 – The Blue Devils cruised to a shutout win over Triton, blanking their counterparts at every position.
Evan Barnett, Vincent Maimone and Jordan Mitchell picked up points at singles. Matt Huster-Vincent Piccari and Tyler Oster-Sean Trinh won their respective doubles matches.
Hammonton 5, GCIT 0 – Mitchell won 6-0, 6-0 at third singles and Oster and Trinh won 6-1, 6-1 at second doubles in the Blue Devils’ victory.
Coming up – Hammonton is on the road for three straight matches beginning April 20 at Kingsway. They are at Cumberland on April 21 and Pitman on April 22. The Blue Devils are back home on April 25 against Williamstown.
Woodbury Relays – Hammonton’s 4x100 and distance medley teams finished in third at the Woodbury Relays.
Conner Stibich, Ron Gibson, John Rhode and Anthony Maturano finished the spring relay in 43.19 seconds. James Brady, Juvante Thompson, Nikoli Iuliucci and Joe Dougherty finished the distance relay in 10:57.92.
Jon Maturano, Gibson, Rhode and Anthony Maturano were fourth in the 4x200 (1:32.19).
Coming up – Hammonton hosts Highland on April 20 and is at the Bridgeton Invitational on April 23. The Blue Devils are at Clearview on April 25.
Woodbury Relays – Ashley Ranere, Riley Patterson, Diane Hoffman and Brooke Finnerty took fourth in the 4x800 relay with a time of 10:25.7.
Ashley Ranere, Patterson, Finnerty and Nicole Ranere took fourth in the distance relay (13:26.11) while Alexa Gardner took sixth in the javelin (114-9).
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at Highland on April 20 and home against Clearview on April 25.
Schalick 181, Hammonton 191 – Gage Solis shot a team-best 44 for Hammonton in the loss. Both Zach Piro and Chad Syvertson shot a 47.
Triton 195, Hammonton 204 – Piro shot a 48 and Zachary Morganti carded a 50 in the loss.
Williamstown 175, Hammonton 201 – Solis was the only Blue Devil to break 50 in a loss to the Braves.
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at Kingsway on April 20. They also host St. Joseph on April 22, Delsea on April 25 and GCIT on April 26.
– Giuseppe Ungaro