Pirates Daily Preview: May 19

Pirates Daily Preview: May 19

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The Pirates Daily Preview for Thursday, May 19 features golf and boy’s tennis against Holy Cross, softball at Delran and baseball at Pemberton.

Baseball: At Pemberton at 3:45pm.

Game Preview Capsule: The Pirates baseball team looks to snap a three-game skid today and move one step closer to winning the Patriot Division crown. Cinnaminson is 11-10 overall and 5-1 in the division. The Pirates have already beaten Pemberton twice this year, once in the Patriot and once in the BCSL Tournament. Pemberton comes in with a record of 8-8 overall and 2-4 in the Patriot. Pemberton took down Academy for Urban Leadership Charter 11-1 on Monday. Cinnaminson hasn’t played since Saturday, a 13-5 loss to Lenape in the first round of the Diamond Classic.

Boy’s Tennis: Home vs Holy Cross at Wood Park at 3:45pm.

Match Preview Capsule: Boy’s tennis looks to rebound from a 4-1 loss to West Deptford in the second round of the South, Group 2 Tournament on Wednesday. The loss snapped a 14-match win streak for the team, which now holds a record of 14-3. The Pirates are 8-0 in the Freedom Division and can clinch the title today with a win over Holy Cross. The Lancers are 13-5 after a 5-0 win over Burlington Township Wednesday. The Lancers were eliminated from the South Jersey Non Public B Tournament with a 5-0 loss to Ranney on Tuesday. Holy Cross is 8-1 in the Freedom. Their lone loss came against Cinnaminson. Check Cinn City Sports today at Noon for the Gameday Focus of boy’s tennis vs Holy Cross.

Golf: Home vs Holy Cross at Riverton Country Club at 3:45pm.

Match Preview Capsule: The Pirates look to move to 15-0 today when Holy Cross visits. Cinnaminson took down Northern Burlington 161-177 on Wednesday to move to 14-0. Holy Cross comes in with a record of 4-9. Cinnaminson defeated Holy Cross earlier this season. Golf competes in the Group 1 Championship Monday, May 23.

Softball: At Delran at Delran Community Park at 6:30pm.

Game Preview Capsule: The Pirates softball team looks to win its third straight game tonight and final one of the regular season. Cinnaminson comes in at 9-12 and 2-5 in the Patriot. Delran enters at 8-9 overall and 2-5 in the division. Delran defeated Cinnaminson 4-3 earlier this year. Check Cinn City Sports at 2pm today for the Gameday Focus for softball at Delran. The Pirates open the South, Group 2 playoffs Monday, May 23 at 3:45pm when they host Medford Tech.

Cinn City Sports will have coverage of boy’s tennis at 3:45pm vs Holy Cross and then softball at Delran at 6:30pm. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for live updates throughout both contests.

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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