Trick Play Gets High School Baseball Team A Win

Delsea Regional High School’s baseball team showcased an extraordinary display of skill and strategy in a recent matchup against Audubon High School, propelling them into the spotlight of viral sensation.

In a tense seventh inning scenario, with Audubon trailing by one run and runners on first and second base, Delsea pitcher George Starr orchestrated a remarkable hidden ball trick.

As it appeared Starr attempted a pickoff at second base, the ball seemingly found its way to center field after a feigned throw to the infield.

To the astonishment of Audubon and spectators alike, Starr maintained possession of the ball and swiftly tagged out the unsuspecting Audubon base runner as he made a dash for third base.

The execution of this clever play left everyone, including the broadcaster, utterly fooled, leading to an abrupt end to the game.

Delsea’s coach, Joe Smith, praised his players for their flawless execution, noting that the “kids sold it perfectly.” The play garnered widespread attention, even landing a spot on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” much to the surprise and delight of Smith and the Delsea team.

Starr’s contributions weren’t limited to his crafty maneuver on the field; he also played a pivotal role in securing the victory with a crucial go-ahead RBI in the sixth inning.

According to reports from 97.3 ESPN South Jersey, his stellar performance helped propel Delsea to a hard-fought 4-3 win over Audubon.

The victory solidified Delsea’s standing as one of the top teams in New Jersey’s Tri-County conference, boasting a commendable record of 5-1 for the season.

Audubon suffered a setback with this loss, dropping to a 2-3 record for the season. Despite the disappointment, the game undoubtedly provided a memorable moment for both teams and spectators alike, showcasing the unpredictable and exhilarating nature of high school baseball.

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