Friday, May 22, 2015

Bill Iezzi: Gloucester Catholic Softball

Gloucester Catholic made a powerful statement in the Rancocas Valley Softball Tournament Saturday.

Bill Iezzi: Gloucester Catholic Softball


Gloucester Catholic made a powerful statement in the Rancocas Valley Softball Tournament Saturday.

The Rams' clutch hitting in the first two rounds said they are the team to beat in South Jersey.

Colleen O'Donnell smashed a two-run triple to snap a 2-2 tie with Williamstown in the bottom of the sixth for a 4-2 lead. The Rams won, 4-3.

Gloucester Catholic was trailing Cherokee, 5-2, in the top of the seventh when the Rams erupted for five runs and a 7-5 victory in the second game.

GC coach Joe Matranga said the Rams are a good hitting team, one through nine, and he wasn't exaggerating.

The Rams are scheduled to play Hammonton Sunday at 1 p.m. in a semifinal. The championship game is at 2:30 p.m.



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Bill Iezzi has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1985 and South Jersey sports since 2006.

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer high school sports reporter since 2004. He was named the 2007 media person of the year by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association.

Don Beideman has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1989. Among his favorites are field hockey and lacrosse.

Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Phil Anastasia has followed the South Jersey sports scene since 1980. A South Jersey native, Phil joined the Inquirer as a sports columnist in May 2008 after nearly 30 years with the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill.

Marc Narducci has covered South Jersey high school sports for the majority of his tenure with The Inquirer, which began in 1983. After a few years of covering the NFL and NBA, Marc returns to South Jersey, serving as the assigning editor, columnist and beat writer for various sports.

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