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South Jersey Baseball History:
Dateline: May

Sunday, May 7, 2000

By Charlie Schick
South Jersey Baseball Historical Society

Dateline is a diary of South Jersey baseball that highlights area players, games, events, and outstanding accomplishments in the past history of the great game of baseball. The May dates and facts listed below are taken from the manuscript entitled "A Day's Walk Through South Jersey Baseball."
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South Jersey Soccer:
Barons Look To Repeat With 3-0 Loss To Stallions

Saturday, May 6, 2000

By Forrest Robleto
SJSports Staff Writer

The South Jersey Barons are looking to repeat the 1999 season as regular season Champions and National Championship Finalists. They started out the fine season last year with a 3-0 loss to the Stallions. This year started he same. Last year the Stallions won the first two meetings and the Barons won the last two. The last meeting gave the Barons the regular season championship, and due to a quirk in the playoff system, moved the Stallions to a third place spot in the Divisional playoffs.
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High School Softball:
Edgewood Upsets Top Ranked Shawnee

Tuesday, May 2, 2000

By Boog Williams
SJSports Staff Writer

The Edgewood Eagles (7-5) upset highly ranked Shawnee (11-4) in an Olympic Conference softball game by the score of 2-0. The weather was great for softball, sunny, light breeze, and warm. The game was scoreless and saw a pitching duel between Edgewood's Switenko and Shawnee's Basenfelder until the bottom of the fifth.
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High School Baseball:
Cherokee's D'Alonzo Hits 2 Home Runs In Win Over Edgewood

Tuesday, May 2, 2000

By Bob Stewart
SJSports Staff Writer

After coming off a tough loss to Washington Township, the Cherokee baseball team pounded out 4 home runs against a deflated Edgewood pitching staff. The wind was blowing out to left in this game. Cherokee scored 9 runs in the first two innings, seven of which were scored on Phil D'Alonzo's first two plate appearances. He hit a 3 run monster home run in the first and a grand slam in the second inning.
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High School Softball:
Moorestown's Active Bats Defeat Willingboro

Monday, May 1, 2000

By Crystal Parker
SJSports Staff Writer

With the Easter break completed for most schools and April showers hopefully now over, Willingboro traveled to Moorestown in a Burlington County girl's softball game. Both these teams were looking for any kind of win late in the season. After scoring early and often, the Lady Quakers had little problems defeating Willingboro 12-2 on Monday afternoon.
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