Haddon Township Wins In Diamond

Junior righthander Ryan Easterday pitched a complete game 2-hitter in Saturday’s 1-0 win over host Washington Township in a Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic quarterfinal game.

Haddon Township (15-3) scored the lone run in the first inning when Tyler Smith’s RBI single drove in Nate Engel, who led off with a double.

Washington Township junior lefthander Adam Warburton also pitched a complete game in earning the loss.

The Minutemen are now 10-8 and visit Cherokee in Monday’s first round of the Group 4 state tournament.

Haddon Township will face Sacred Heart in Sunday's 12:30 p.m. semifinal at Washington Township.

Sacred Heart beat Seneca, 7-2 in Saturday's other quarterfinal game at Washington Township.

Allen Rivera went the distance in earning his sixth win of the year for Sacred Heart.


Washington Township 000 000 0 – 0 2 3

Haddon Township        100 00 x – 1 3 0

WP: Ryan Easterday. LP: Adam Warburton. 2B: H-Nate Engel


Seneca             000 020 0 – 2 3 5

Sacred Heart   000 034 x – 7 10 1

WP: Allen Rivera. LP: James Coughlin.



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