Jim Rossi pitched a three-hitter as Cherokee beat Millville 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Diamond Classic Satursday at Deptford.
Rossi, a senior RHP, strruck out five and walked four. He faced just 28 batters.
Cherokee (17-3), the No. 1 team in the rankings, ended the game with a doubleplay with Millville's dangerous Andrew Biggs in the on-deck.
The Chiefs face the Washington Twp.-St. Augustine winner in Sunday's semifinals.