Pirates Daily Preview: May 17

Pirates Daily Preview: May 17

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The Pirates Daily Preview for Tuesday, May 17 features boy’s tennis in the state tournament, golf at Moorestown and much more.

Boy’s Tennis: Postponed to May 18. At West Deptford for the second round of the South, Group 2 Tournament at 3pm.

Match Preview Capsule: The boy’s tennis team travels to West Deptford today for a second round playoff match in the South, Group 2 Tournament. Cinnaminson enters at 14-2 overall and have won 14 in a row after taking down Holy Cross 4-1 last week in a Freedom contest. Cinnaminson defeated Delsea 4-1 in the opening round of the playoffs. West Deptford is the #4 seed and took down Oakcrest 5-0 in the first round. West Deptford is 15-3 after a 3-2 loss to Kingsway on Monday. These teams last met in 2012 in the first round of the South, Group 2 Tournament. The Pirates won 3-2. Check Cinn City Sports at 2pm for our second round playoff preview.

Golf: Canceled. At Moorestown at 3:30pm.

Match Preview Capsule: After winning the Central/South Group 1 Sectional title on Monday, the Pirates hit the links today looking to move to 14-0 on the season. The Pirates have yet to face Moorestown this year, but defeated them in 2015 by 10 strokes, 157-167. Moorestown comes into today with a record of 10-1. The Quakers suffered their first loss of the year on Thursday to Montgomery by just one stroke.

Baseball: Canceled. At Pennsauken at 3:45pm.

Game Preview Capsule: The Pirates baseball team will look to snap a three-game losing streak today when it visits Pennsauken. The Pirates are 11-10 overall after suffering a first round loss to Lenape in the Diamond Classic Saturday morning. Pennsauken comes in at 4-10 after a 5-1 loss to Rancocas Valley on Thursday. Check Cinn City Sports at Noon today for the Gameday Focus.

Girl’s Track and Field: At Delran at 3:45pm.

Meet Preview Capsule: The Pirates girl’s track and field team travels to Delran at 3:45pm today to complete its suspended meet with the Bears. This meet will determine the winner of the Patriot Division. The Pirates are 4-0 and the events that need to be completed include the 3200, 4×4, Shot Put, Triple Jump, High Jump, and Pole Vault.

Cinn City Sports will have coverage of baseball at Pennsauken at 3:45pm today. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for live updates throughout the game.

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Jim is the creator and editor of Cinn City Sports. He also created At the Dish, Life With Tony and Enzo and is the owner of JAVFreelancing. He coached baseball for five years, three at his former high school (Holy Cross in Delran, NJ) and two at prominent Division III program Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He has worked for the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, NJ; Metro Networks in Bala Cynwyd, PA; and was the play-by-play announcer for the Camden Riversharks of the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball for two seasons (2007-2008) on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, the student-run radio station at Rowan University. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and minor in Journalism from Rowan University in 2008. While in school he was the Assistant Sports Director at WGLS for two years and the Sports Director for one year. He also covered the football, baseball, softball and both basketball teams for the school newspaper 'The Whit.' He is the former Sports Editor for the Cinnaminson and Moorestown Patch websites. Jim lives in New Jersey with his wife Nicole, sons Tony and Enzo and dog Phoebe. He can be reached at jimvassallo@cinncitynews.com