Opening week continues on the diamond. Check out our highlights from around the state posted throughout Wednesday night!
Millburn 9 Seton Hall Prep 1
Florida commit Steven Echavarria was sensational throwing six innings of one-hit ball with 11 strikeouts on just 68 pitches in front of a large contingent of MLB scouts. Seton Hall Prep senior Elijah Walker hit the first pitch of the fifth inning for a solo homer to centerfield which was the Pirates only player to reach base. Matthew Weiner and Ethan Axelrod each had 2 RBI’s to lead the Millers eight hit attack.
JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from Millburn:
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Washington Twp. 5 Williamstown 0
Luke Haddad struck out ten and allowed just two hits in 6+ innings of work, as the Minutemen shut down the rival Braves. Luke Linden went 3-3 at the plate and drove in a run for Township (2-0), while Jack Fitzpatrick had a pair of RBIs. Andrew Montone had a pair of strikeouts for Williamstown (1-1) in the loss.
JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Tri-County Conference clash:
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Highland 4 Delsea 0
The Tartans struck for four runs in the second inning, then leaned on pitching and defense to bring home a big divisional win in the Tri-County Conference. Manhattan commit Vinny Davis and Matt Mullan combined for a shutout on the mound, with Davis picking up the victory for Highland (1-1). George Starr allowed one hit over 3+ innings with four strikeouts in the loss for Delsea (1-1).
JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from Blackwood:
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