UNION – Junior Courtney Smyth tossed a three-hit, complete game shutout and rookie Courtney Melchionna had the same number of hits as Drew University, as the Kean University softball team defeated the visiting Rangers, 2-0, in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon.
NEWARK – Left-hander Paul Fagan scattered three hits and allowed just one earned run in his first start of the season and Kennard Jones had four hits, drove in a run and had three stolen bases, leading the Newark Bears to a 6-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the opening game of a twilight doubleheader Wednesday at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – With runners on first and second and nobody out for the Intimidators in the bottom of the eighth inning, Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium was evacuated and the game was delayed 40 minutes because of a gas leak.
UNION – Junior attack Amanda South scored a game-high six goals to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 18-12 win over College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Skyline Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday evening.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Adam Buschini came up big for the second straight game giving the BlueClaws a late lead with an RBI double, and Josh Zeid worked out of a bases loaded jam with no outs to give the BlueClaws a 3-2 win Tuesday afternoon.
GREENSBORO, NC – Adam Buschini hit the first grand slam for the BlueClaws since 2008 in the fifth inning, and Lakewood held on for an 8-6 win Monday night.
CLARK — Pasquales Ristorante Italiano and Strength n Fitness Club are tied at the top of the Clark Men’s Softball League after one week of play.
WAYNE – William Paterson University wide receiver Joel Rivera (Hoboken) will try out for the NFL’s New York Jets when the team conducts its Rookie Minicamp starting Friday, April 30.
NEWARK – Former major leaguer Daryle Ward had a huge game, collecting three hits, including two homers, and driving in seven, and Kearny native Matt Smith pitched six scoreless innings in his seasonal debut, leading the Newark Bears to an easy 13-3 rout of the Camden Riversharks Saturday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
GREENSBORO, NC – Terrence Dayleg hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday, and the Grasshoppers beat the BlueClaws 8-7.