Archbishop Wood emerged with a 3-2 win over Neumann Goretti May 23 for the Catholic League title, the first for the Vikings in 22 years. See complete coverage here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Wood 3 Matt Cumminskey stays on the ball to make the play

Wood infielder Matt Cumminskey stays on the ball to make the play.

 

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First baseman Sean Kelly’s height makes it easy to take a high throw for the out.

Wood Sean Kelly stays on top of the ball and easily gets the out at first

Wood second baseman Sean Kelly closes in on a ground ball and easily gets the out at first.

NG Pitcher Pat Doudican

Neumann-Goretti pitcher Pat Doudican delivers a pitch with Wood runners on base.

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Matt Cumminskey crosses the plate to make the score 2-0

Wood’s Matt Cumminskey crosses the plate to make the score 2-0.

Cathcher Tommy Nardini tags out Wood 15 Austin Hill from being the third run on a triple hit by 5 Matt Schwartz

N-G catcher Tommy Nardini tags out Austin Hill, who would have scored the third run on a triple hit by teammate Matt Schwartz.

NG pitcher 31 Pat Doudican and cathcer 23 Tommy Nardini confer

N-G pitcher Pat Doudican, left, confers about pitches with catcher Tommy Nardini.

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Wood’s Matt Schwartz ventures off third as N-G third baseman Nicky D’Amore covers.

Wood catcher Dan Drumm? wipes the sweat off his brow as they pull a victory of NG 3-1

Wood catcher Nick Lafferty wipes the sweat off his brow.

Wood pitcher 31 Joe Lancellotti

Wood pitcher Joey Lancellotti went six scoreless innings before an interesting seventh in which he gave up two runs. He earned the complete game victory for his Catholic League champion Vikings.

NG 11 Bay To, Wood Catcher  Dan Drumm?

Bay To swings and misses on a pitch that ends in Wood catcher Nick Lafferty’s mitt.

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Catcher Nick Lafferty leads his teammates back to the dugout after a 1-2-3 inning during the Catholic League championship game May 23 at Immaculata University.

 

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Wood pitcher 31 Pat Doudican

Pat Doudican hurls a pitch for the Neumann-Goretti Saints.

teamwork between firstbaseman 25 Louis Testa and pticher 31 Pat Doudican get the out at first on Wood 6 Anthony Zupito

N-G first baseman Louis Testa (center) flips to pitcher Pat Doudican (31) covering first for the out.