Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:09 pm
The St. Augustine Prep baseball team, ranked sixth in The Press Elite 11, scored a run on an error in the top of the ninth inning and beat host Egg Harbor Township 2-1 on Wednesday. EHT is No. 11 in the Elite 11.
An error and a walk put Prep runners on first and second in the ninth. St. Augustine's Mike Vasturia hit a groundball that led to an EHT throwing error that would allow Cody Sadreameli to score the winning run for the Hermits.
Vasturia, the winning pitcher, went nine innings and gave up six hits, with 10 strikeouts and no walks. In the sixth inning, Vasturia doubled and scored on a single by Sean Carew.
EHT starting pitcher Austin Fottrell also went nine innings, and was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI. Mike Lahoud doubled for the Eagles.
St. Augustine Prep 000 001 001-2 3 2
Egg Harbor Township 100 000 000-1 6 2
2B-Vasturia SA. Lahoud EHT.
WP-Vasturia 10k (4-1). LP-Fottrell 5k (5-2).
Records-Prep 13-4, EHT 11-9.