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Baseball: St. Joseph High School Shares Senior Day with Scotch Plains-Fanwood

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Saint Joseph High School graduating seniors Credits: John Mooney
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Raiders graduating seniors with St. Joe's players Jake Guensch (2) and Reagan Mooney (15), both of Fanwood. Credits: John Mooney
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Anthony DiNizo holds on a runner. Credits: John Mooney
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Jake Guensch Credits: John Mooney
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Reagan Mooney Credits: John Mooney
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Nick McCormack Credits: John Mooney
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Matt Kipp and his parents, Guy and Jen Credits: John Mooney
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Joe Higgins and Reagan Mooney Credits: John Mooney
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Matt Zucker and his mom, Kristin Credits: John Mooney
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METUCHEN, NJ — Recent rains postponed Senior Day ceremonies for both Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Saint Joseph High School in May. With few remaining open dates on the calendar because of state tournament play, coaches Mike Murray of St. Joe's and Joe Higgins of Scotch Plains-Fanwood decided to schedule a game and have a shared celebration. 

Higgins was able to introduce his graduating Raiders players on the field before the game. Murray, in turn, acknowledged the graduating Falcons, who were escorted onto the field by their families. After the contest, St. Joe's hosted a barbecue for both teams and their families.

"It was very nice for them to do this today and invite our families to the barbecue," Higgins said.

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As for the game, the Raiders jumped to a 1-0 lead in the second inning to take the lead. The Falcons quickly responded with six runs in the bottom of the frame. It was all the scoring that the host team would need as St. Joe's held on for a 6-2 victory.

Saint Joseph Seniors

Dan Anderl, P
Chris DiMaggio
Nick Estes, P
Jake Guensch, 1B 
James Haddad
Matthew Hennelly, P
Tim Leano, INF
Reagan Mooney, P
Austin Neal, 3B
Max Santangelo​​​​​​​, P
Will Scharnagl
Nick Scull, C
Jon Sot, OF
Ryan Stamm, P
Kyle Subers, P

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