Baseball: Pennsauken beats Shawnee

Ryan Levito and Kyle Hohwald combined to contain Shawnee's heavy-hitting offense and Pennsauken seized frist place in the Olympic Patriot division with a 7-4 victory on Wednesday.

Levito went 4 2/3 innings, allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits. Hohwald got the save with 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. He struck out 5, including the side in the seventh.

Anthony Sweet had two doubles for Pennsauken. Sweet is tied for the SJ lead in doubles with eight.

Josh Rodgers was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and Nick Smyth drove in three runs.

Rodgers also made a terrific catch in centerfield, snatching the ball just before crashing into the snow fence.

Pennsauken is 9-1 overall and 3-1 in the division.

Shawnee is 8-3 overall and 5-2 in the division.

-- Phil Anastasia

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