Northern Burlington High School watched a four-run lead disappear in the top of the seventh inning but Ryan Shinn delivered a game-winning double in the bottom of the seventh to give the Greyhounds a 6-5 thriller over visiting Rancocas Valley on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Burlington County League baseball tournament.
Northern (19-3), ranked third in the Courier-Post’s Top 15, scored four times in the sixth to take a 5-1 lead. Rancocas (10-7) rallied to tie the game and set the stage for Shinn’s walk-off hit to right-center field that plated Zack Wright.
Adam Rapp slapped a second-inning single for his 100th career hit, and Eric Stinglen pitched 2/3of an inning in the seventh in relief of Tyler O’Dell to get his fifth win without a loss.
The Greyhounds, who have beaten RV three times this spring, will face Holy Cross in Wednesday night’s 6 p.m. title game at Bordentown.
• Seneca 2, Lenape 1: Steve Trendler’s solo homer and Mitch Hay’s four-hit pitching carried the Golden Eagles past Lenape.
• Paul VI 17, Camden 0: Alec Thomas earned the victory for the Eagles.
•Washington Twp. 8, Cherry Hill East 1: Alex Gattinelli went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored while Rich Racobaldo struck out eight over seven strong innings for the Minutemen.
• Haddonfield 17, Lindenwold 2: John Tedeschi’s two doubles highlighted the win for the seventh-ranked Bulldawgs.
• Sterling 11, Paulsboro 1: Silver Knights leadoff hitter Jim Sayles drove in six runs with a single, double and home run, sparking a 12-hit offense. Pitcher Andrew Miller struck out 11 in five innings.
• Haddon Heights 11, Collingswood 4: The Garnets’ designated hitter, Adam Laskey, drove in four runs with three hits, and Skyler Glover added a single, double and three runs batted in.
• Haddon Twp. 12, Overbrook 3: Liam O’Brien drove in four runs for the Hawks after going 4-for-5 with a double.
• St. Augustine 7, Mainland 1: The Hermits (17-7), ranked No. 12, avenged an earlier loss to the fourth-ranked Mustangs (14-3-1) as pitcher Kris Morganweck fanned 10 batters, and Matt McCourt had a single, double and triple for three RBIs and three runs scored.
• Buena 11, Middle Twp. 0: Winning pitcher Marco Rios struck out seven in a five-inning three-hitter and also lined a two-run double in the fourth inning for his 100th career hit.
• Atlantic City 5, Holy Spirit 4: Two-out RBI singles in the bottom of the seventh by Evan McClaskey and Adrian Anthony gave the Vikings a comeback win.
• Oakcrest 8, Millville 3: Donnie Stone, Ryan Johnson and Richie Kreischer (2 RBIs) had two hits each for the Falcons.
• Riverside 4, Maple Shade 3: Tanner Clifford struck out 14 batters and also had a single and a double for the Rams. Maple Shade’s Brennan Taylor had three hits, including the 100th of his career on a fifth-inning single, and is batting .533 with 17 RBI this season.
• Holy Cross 5, Bordentown 4 (8 inns.): The Lancers prevailed when Ryan Valentine singled home pinch-runner Casey Fitzsimmons in the eighth.
• Pemberton 5, Delran 2: The Hornets rallied with five runs in the fifth inning to beat the Bears for the third time this season. Joey Ertler, Gavin Homan and winning pitcher Matt Stoots provided run-scoring singles.
• Moorestown 13, Burlington Twp. 0: Jared Gold allowed three hits over five innings. The Quakers’ offense featured Dane Fante’s home run, Colin Francisco’s two-run double, and three hits each by Vin Moncholi and Zach Rausch.
• Williamstown 7, Kingsway 2: The eighth-ranked Braves (16-3) were outhit by 9-5 but beat No. 9 Kingsway (15-6) with Zach Martinez’s single, home run and three RBIs, and Anthony Racobaldo’s two hits and two runs scored.
• Clearview 6, Hammonton 5: Trip McCaffrey homered and also ripped a game-winning RBI single that scored Ryan Lauk in the bottom of the seventh inning.
• Pennsville 4, Pitman 0: Jared Cornman fashioned a three-hit, complete-game shutout, backed by Ed Camp’s two hits and two RBIs.
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• Winslow Twp. 13, Cumberland 6: Darnell Maisonet went 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBI, and also notched the pitching win for the Eagles. John Archer added three hits and drove in three runs.
•Woodstown 11, Bridgeton 0: Junior left-hander Cody Bokash fired a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts as the Wolverines checked into Wednesday’s final. John Cuzzupe and Nick Battle had two RBIs apiece for Woodstown.
The championship will be at 4 p.m. at Alden Field in Bridgeton.