Strong pitching helped Neumann Goretti overcome a determined Archbishop Wood, 6-4, for the May 27 Catholic League baseball championship at Immaculata University — see complete coverage of the game here, plus coverage of the Catholic League softball championship here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Archbishop Wood loads the bases in the sixth inning but fails to put any runs on the board.
Neumann-Goretti senior pitcher Phil Sanborn pitches his way out of a two-out bases-loaded jam in the sixth inning, ending the threat by striking out Wood senior Mick Pristas after a tough 12-pitch at bat.
Wood catcher John Gifford takes the field to start the game. Two pitches later he took a ball to the face and later passed out.
Neumann Goretti’s Jared Healey fouls off a pitch.
Neumann Goretti’s RJ McGettigan catches a fly ball off the bat of Wood’s Antonio Rossillo for the final out, sealing NG’s Catholic League championship win.
Neumann Goretti celebrates their win after the final out of the game.