April 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It was an action packed spring Saturday at Gov. Livingston with Baseball, Softball and Girls Lacrosse playing to the home crowd.
The Highlanders won the Highlander Classic by defeating Madison 17-7 with John Tedesco earning tournament MVP honors.
Pat Mahoney hit a home run and a double, finishing with three RBI. Steve Duda doubled and had three RBI and Ryan Jennings hit a solo home run, finishing with two RBI.
Dan Belfer picked up the victory for Gov. Livingston, allowing an unearned run on four hits in 3 2/3 innings.
Gov. Livingston hosted the second Annual GL Showdown Tournament with the Lady Highlanders defending the Championship Title last Saturday.
Kacie Worswick went 3-for-4 with an RBI, Carolynne Goldbeck tripled and added two RBI and Taylor Hendrzak, Hayley Berliner and Madison Phillips each contributed two hits in the 8-5 victory over Madison.
"Our pitcher left some pitches up in the zone and Madison's hitters did a good job of making us pay for those mistakes. They had some timely hitting," said Coach Mike Roof. "On our end, we finally had a couple innings where everything worked out for us. We had some timely hitting, took advantage of some mistakes on their part, and were able to put together a couple big innings. Defensively we were able to clean up our act in the later innings and close out the game."
The Lady Highlanders lost, 7-4 to Watchung Hills, No. 15 in The Star-Ledger Top 20, in the Championship game.
Alex Foley finished 2-for-4 for Gov. Livingston while Carolynne Goldbeck scored twice.
Lindsay Gerrato scored six goals to lead Gov. Livingston over High Point, 19-7.
Erica Frezza and Julia Martin added five goals apiece, while Madeline Gerrato finished with three for Gov. Livingston.
Photo Credits to Gov. Livingston Team Parents