Hammonton High School sports roundup
Hammonton 5, Williamstown 0 – Matt Huster and Vince Piccari won their first doubles match without dropping a game. Tyler Oster and Sean Trinh also won their doubles match in straight sets.
Evan Barnett, Vince Maimone and Jordan Mitchell all picked up points at singles.
Hammonton 3, Clearview 2 – Maimone and Mitchell win their singles matches in straight sets in the victory. Maimone won 6-4, 6-4 and Mitchell prevailed 6-2, 6-4.
Huster and Piccari won their first doubles match, 6-3, 7-6 (1).
The Blue Devils improved to 10-1 on the year.
Coming up – Hammonton hosts Triton on May 4. The Tri-County Conference Showcase is on May 5 and 7. Hammonton returns to regular season matches on May 9 at GCIT.
Williamstown 1, Hammonton 0 – Williamstown outlasted Hammonton in a pitching duel. The Blue Devils were held to five hits with Stephen Restuccio doubling in the loss.
Clearview 4, Hammonton 3 – Gianni D’Antonio, Restuccio and Sean Cocuzza all had two hits in the loss. Restuccio knocked in a run and Cocuzza doubled.
Brady Montag also drove in a run for Hammonton.
Highland 11, Hammonton 4 – Anthony Fazio and Montag both doubled in the Blue Devils’ setback. They allowed 10 runs over the final two innings in the loss.
Coming up – Hammonton hosts Triton on May 4. The Blue Devils start next week at GCIT on May 9 before returning home to host Seneca on May 10.
Blue Devils Invitational
Pennsville 5, Hammonton 2 – The Blue Devils were held to just five hits as they were eliminated from their own tournament. Abbie Adirizone knocked in both of their runs.
Hammonton 9, Williamstown 1 – Paige Neilson recorded two hits, including a double, and drove in two runs in the win. Madison Mathes had three hits, including a double, and Kate Feby singled twice. Adirizone doubled and registered two RBIs.
Nicole Vaccarella struck out six and allowed one run on eight hits in a complete-game victory.
Clearview 6, Hammonton 5 – Vaccarella and Geanna Serechia recorded three hits for Hammonton with Vaccarella knocking in two runs. Neilson hit a solo home run and Maddie Emmons had two hits, including a double.
The Blue Devils led 4-3 after three innings, but Clearview scored three runs in the fourth.
Highland 6, Hammonton 0 – Neilson had two of the team’s four hits in the Blue Devils’ loss.
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at Triton on May 4 and host GCIT on May 9.
Delsea 180, Hammonton 200 – Gage Solis had the lowest score for Hammonton with a 48.
GCIT 184, Hammonton 194 – Dayne Costa and Zach Piro both shot a 48 for Hammonton in the loss.
Hammonton 99, Clearview 41 – The Blue Devils won 13 events, including four by senior Anthony Maturano. He finished first in the 100-meter dash (10.8), 200 (22.1), high jump (6-0) and long jump (21-21/2).
Hammonton’s Kevin Banes won two events, taking the 110 hurdles (16.8) and 400 hurdles (1:02.5). Phil Iuliucci won the 800 (2:08.9), Joe Dougherty was first in the 1,600 (4:32) and Shawn Dibona won the 3,200 (10:32.1). Iuliucci was also on the winning relay team (3:35.9) with Nick Dogostino, Joe Maturano and Joe Thompson.
Jon Vega won the shot put (43-11), Dominic Kelly was first in the discus (129-8) and John Rhode won the triple jump (39-111/2).
Coming up – Hammonton is at Delsea for the South Jersey Open on May 5.
Clearview 74, Hammonton 66 – Victoria Massey won the high jump (4-6) and the long jump (16-3/4) in Hammonton’s loss. Ashley Ranere was first in the 3,200 (11:58.9).
In the field events, Brooke Beebe won the shot put (32-9), Alexa Gardner won the discus (98-7), Madison Chiola captured first in the javelin (114-7) and Julia Mascitis was the top pole vaulter (7-0).
West Deptford Relays – The Hammonton 4x800 and distance medley relay teams both took first place in their respective events.
Ranere, Riley Patterson, Diane Hoffman and Brooke Finnerty won the 4x800 relay with a time of 10:18.01. Finnerty, Ashley Ranere, Patterson and Nicole Ranere won the distance medley in 13:23.58.
The 4x100 team relay team of Cintia Small, Desiree Colon, Massey and Neuchatel King finished in third (54.03). Colon, Small, Megan McFerren and Nicholene Silipino were third in the sprint medley (4:53.33).
The Blue Devils finished second in the team race with 88 points, 35 behind Absegami.
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at home against Kingsway on May 4.
– Giuseppe Ungaro