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Ridge Baseball Victorious Over Watchung Hills and Montgomery

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Photo of Ridge pitcher Ryan Pavlik at an earlier game this season. Credits: By Brian Kastner
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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Ridge Red Devils Baseball team beat neighboring Watchung Hills 4-1 on April 27. 

Ridge also beat Montgomery 7-6 on Tuesday, bringing the team's record up to 8-3-1.

On Monday, Ridge pitcher Mike Rica not only hit one of the two home runs for Ridge, but also pitched for the entire game. He lobbed just under 100 pitches for the game. 

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"He did a great job," Ridge Pitching Coach Hedgecock said about Rica. "He was keeping ahead all day and was very efficient with strikes. He had their guys off balance and kept the pitch count low which was great."

The other home run for Ridge was hit by right fielder Bobby Moskow. 

Ridge returns home for Wednesday and Thursday to play Pingry and Bridgewater, respectively. Ridge home games are played at the varsity field at Ridge High School, 268 S. Finley Ave. in Basking Ridge.
 
 

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