Holy Spirit pitcher Michael DiIanni delivers to the plate against Vineland on Thursday.
Michael DiIanni pitched a complete game and allowed just one run Thursday, but it was enough for Vineland to win, as the Fighting Clan escaped Absecon with a 1-0 victory in key Cape-Atlantic League game.
Holy Spirit head coach Bob Soifer talks to Joe DiBuonaventura between innings during the Spartans’ game against Vineland.
Holy Spirit’s Ryan Solari waits on deck for his turn at the plate.
Vineland starting pitcher Mark Rowan delivers to the plate as Holy Spirit’s Ricky Hopkins leads off second base. Rowan pitched five innings of shutout ball to pick up the win.
Holy Spirit’s Robert Boselli takes a rip at a pitch against Vineland.
Vineland senior second baseman Cameron Lopez gets set at his position.
Holy Spirit second baseman Gannon White calmly tosses to first to record an out.
Holy Spirit third baseman Anthony Boselli throws out a Vineland baserunner after fielding a slow roller.
Vineland junior Johnny Malatesta hits a ground ball to second against Holy Spirit.
Vineland’s Andrew Gee gets back to second base safely after a pickoff attempt by Holy Spirit shortstop Robert Boselli.
Holy Spirit’s Anthony Boselli beats the tag of Vineland shortstop Don Money for a stolen base.
Holy Spirit catcher Ricky Hopkins talks with first base coach Steve Normain after reaching safely.
Vineland relief pitcher Johnny Malatesta looks in for the sign in the seventh inning of the Fighting Clan’s 1-0 win over Holy Spirit on Thursday.
Vineland first baseman Andrew Gee is fired up after the Fighting Clan got out of a bases loaded jam to preserve a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning of Thursday’s win over Holy Spirit.
Vineland assistant coach Joe Smith rushes out to catcher Jimmy Hague as reliever Johnny Malatesta, left, and first baseman Andrew Gee, second from left, join the celebration after a key out in the sixth inning of Thursday’s win over Holy Spirit.