Softball vs Medford Tech First Round Playoff Preview

Softball vs Medford Tech First Round Playoff Preview

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The Pirates softball team opens the SJ2 playoffs at home today versus Medford Tech at 4pm. Here is our first round playoff preview.

When: Monday, May 23 at 3:45pm.

Where: Cinnaminson High School.

#4 Cinnaminson: 10-12

#13 Medford Tech: 9-10

Cinnaminson opens the South, Group 2 Tournament today with a home game against Medford Tech.

The Pirates are red-hot right now, having won three in a row heading into today, including a 7-1 romp over Patriot rival Delran that raised their division record to 3-5.

The other two wins during the streak came against Glassboro and then Pitman, both of them shutouts.

During the three game win streak the Pirates have allowed just one run as Rebecca Martino and Chelsea Price have been nearly unhittable.

The three game win streak comes after a four game losing streak that dropped the Pirates record from 7-8 to 7-12 and dropped them out of contention for a division title with Patriot losses to Bordentown, Florence and Pemberton.

Medford Tech comes into today with a 9-10 overall record and is fresh off a 17-16 win over Willingboro on May 19.

Medford Tech has allowed double digits in runs eight times this season.

The first three games of the season were a struggle for Medford Tech, which was outscored 33-2 and shutout twice in losses to Westampton Tech, Delran and Pemberton.

When it comes to common opponents, Cinnaminson and Medford Tech have both played Pemberton, Delran, Holy Cross, Riverside, Maple Shade and Westampton Tech.

Cinnaminson went 4-4, while Medford Tech went 0-8 against common opponents.

Cinn City Sports will have coverage of softball vs Medford Tech today at 3:45pm via Grace Shallow. Follow Grace 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