May 2013

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Absegami’s Gary Albano, right, leaps into the arms of Austin Goodwin after Goodwin scores his 100th career goal in a game against Oakcrest on the final day of the season. (Glory Days photos/Dave O’Sullivan)

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Absegami’s Kyle Kirvay gets tripped up at midfield by an Oakcrest defender.

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Absegami’s Matt Collins tries to get around an Oakcrest defender in the season finale.

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Tyler Hone of Absegami fights for possession with an Oakcrest midfielder.

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Dustin Guenther of Absegami maintains control as he breaks free from a defender during the Braves’ game against Oakcrest.

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Absegami senior attacker Austin Goodwin gets a hug from his mom, Kimbra, after scoring his 100th career goal in his final high school game.

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Austin Goodwin celebrates scoring his 100th career goal. He graduates as Absegami’s all-time leading scorer.

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Absegami defender Kevin Duncan has the ball jarred loose after taking a hit from an Oakcrest player.

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Darren Sewell of Absegami tries to maintain possession as he is hit from behind by an Oakcrest player.

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Ocean City pitcher Zachary Altieri makes a pickoff throw to first base during the Red Raiders’ 9-inning win over Absegami.

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Ocean City second baseman Chris Candeloro ranges up the middle to make a play on a sharply hit ground ball.

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Zachary Altieri delivers a pitch during Ocean City’s walkoff win over Absegami.

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Teammates rush to congratulate Zach Zellers after Zellers’ game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning against Absegami.

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Ocean City celebrates its walk-off, nine-inning win over Absegami.

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Brandon Bowen delivers a pitch during Absegami’s thriller against Ocean City.

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Ocean City’s Zach Williams tries to break up a double play turn by Absegami second baseman Tyler Welch.

may15

Absegami third baseman Matt Branco shows the ball after tagging out Ocean City’s Kyle Andrews, but the play went for naught as timeout was called just before the stolen base attempt.

may18

Best friends Anna Gordon, left, and Miranda Lamey pose for photos during senior day for the Mainland Regional girls lacrosse team.

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Mainland Regional seniors, from left, Erin O’Connell, Taylor Klever, Anna Gordon, Miranda Lamey, Caity McDonnell and Brianna Gerstel gather on senior day. The group helped lead the Mustangs to a 16-3 record and a first-round state playoff victory.

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Anna Gordon celebrates after the final horn against Millville, as her high school career comes to a close with a 21-10 victory over the Thunderbolts. Gordon leaves as the school’s all-time leading scorer.

may21

Ashley Albright winds up to score a goal during Mainland’s season-ending victory over Millville.

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Mainland’s Samantha Reynolds tries to control the ball long enough to get a shot against Millville goalie Julia Limbeck.

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Mainland defender Erin O’Connell brings the ball up the sideline during the Mustangs’ win over Millville.

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Mainland senior Taylor Klever takes a penalty shot during her team’s season-ending win over Millville.

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Anna Gordon looks for a teammate to pass to near the net against Millville. Gordon graduates as Mainland Regional’s all-time assists leader.

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Mainland’s Gabrielle Paolone concentrates on maintaining possession despite defensive pressure from Millville.

may29

Vineland freshman Ja’Ques Colon sends a ball down the right-field line during Vineland’s “City Series” rivalry game against Sacred Heart.

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Don Money picked up the win against Sacred Heart, his ninth of the season and Vineland’s school record-tying 21st.

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The Sacred Heart baseball team played its final game ever recently, a 6-2 loss to cross-town rival Vineland. The school will be closing at the end of this school year, ending one of the most intense rivalries in the Cape-Atlantic League.

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