(6) Matawan 4, (11) Delran 3
Mike Creamer came on to record one out to strand the tying run on third base and the go-ahead run on first in the top of the seventh and the Huskies held on to beat the Bears and advance to the sectional quarterfinals on Thursday against No. 3 Spotswood. Nick Santuccio worked the first 6 2/3 innings and scattered eight hits to earn the win.
Joe Piscopo had two hits and hit a long triple that turned into a run when the junior outfielder raced home on a mishandled relay, giving Matawan a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the third. Piscopo also singled in the bottom of the first and scored on an RBI double by Creamer that opened the scoring. Senior catcher Cory Nusbaum tacked on a second run with an RBI single that chased home Creamer.
Luke Adduchio, Billy Rodriguez and Justin Henderson all had 2 hits each for Matawan.
Delran scored a run in the top of the 7th and had 4 hits but Mike Creamer slammed the door shut by striking out the Delran clean up hitter.
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