The Hermits used four home runs, including a three-run shot by sophomore Kenny Levari in the seven to advance to next week's South Jersey Final. Augustine will host Notre Dame on Tuesday in the South Jersey Non-Public A Final.
St. Augustine beat Bishop Eustace on Sunday in the Diamond Classic semifinals. The two could meet for a third time, after splitting two the previous meetings, in the South Jersey Non-Public A semifinals. The winner finishes the year No.1.
The Lions opened up an seven-run lead after three innings and didn't look back in a convincing win. They move on the face Olympic National foe Timber Creek, with whom they have split a pair of games, on Tuesday in the semifinal round.