Monmouth County Tournament

Opening Round

(10) Raritan 5, (23) Mater Dei Prep 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Mater Dei (4-4) 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 9 1
Raritan (8-2) 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 10 1

 

Pitching

Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO PC
Kevin Olausen (L, 1-1 ) 6 10 5 4 2 0 73
Raritan IP H R ER BB SO PC
Jake Tennant (W, 2-0) 7 9 4 4 3 1 94

 

Top Hitters

Mater Dei Game Stats
Sean Turner 2-3, RBI, 2 R
Kyle Dowlen 3-3, R, 2B, RBI
Patrick Mastro 2-3
Raritan Game Stats
Dan Vanmeerbeke 3-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI
Alex Lamattina 2-4, RBI
Tyler Bruno 1-4, R, RBI
D.J. Dekis 1-2, R, BB

Junior Alex Lamattina delivered a game-winning RBI single with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Rockets (8-2) edged the Seraphs (4-4) to advance to the MCT round of 16. Raritan will face No. 7 Ocean on April 29.

 

 

Class A North

Neptune 4, Howell 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Howell (3-7, 1-7) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 1
Neptune (3-6, 3-4) 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 4 1

 

Pitching

Howell IP H R ER BB SO PC
Michael Gomes 3.1 2 2 2 3 3 80
Dylan Beyer (L, 0-1) 2.2 2 2 2 4 4 52

 

Neptune IP H R ER BB SO PC
Ron Cole (W, 1-2) 7 3 3 0 3 7 110

 

Top Hitters

Howell Game Stats
Grant Hackett 0-2, RBI, BB

 

Neptune Game Stats
Aedan Martin 2-3, R
Matt Bondurant 1-1, R, RBI, 2 BB, SB

 

 

Class A Central

Holmdel 8, St. John Vianney 4

Sophomore Brandon Saghafi allowed one unearned run on five hits and two walks while striking out eight over five innings and the Hornets (4-5, 4-3) backed him up at the plate in a win over the Lancers (3-5, 2-5). Saghafi threw 97 pitches and left with an 8-1 lead.

Junior Sal Monticciolo led the offense by going 2-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored and three RBI.

Gerardo Rivera-Colon was 4-for-4 with an RBI for Vianney and Sebi Bellone went 2-for-2 in the loss.

Matawan 5, Red Bank 3

The Huskies (8-3, 6-1) plated four unearned runs in the fourth inning and beat the Bucs (4-5, 2-5) despite collecting just one hit against Red Bank starter Mason O'Mara. Senior Mike Trapani - the hero in Matawan's walk-off win over Freehold Township on Thursday - had the lone Matawan hit and also scored a run in the bottom of the second.

Danny Hirujo allowed two runs on two hits over 3 2/3 innings to earn the win, while John Carelli worked the first three and allowed one run on three hits and a walk while fanning one. Jackson Hercek came on to get the final out after issuing a walk and giving up a hit.

O'Mara went the distance with three strikeout, three walks and 92 pitches in his one-hitter. O'Mara was also 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored and Jonah Rosen was 1-for-1 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI.

Rumson-Fair Haven at Shore - PPD, May 15, 4 p.m.

 

 

Class B North

No. 5 Wall 3, No. 2 Monmouth 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wall (8-2, 6-2) 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 5 2
Monmouth (8-2, 6-2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 1

 

Pitching

Wall IP H R ER BB SO PC
Ryan Napolitano (W, 3-0) 7 5 2 2 1 10 107
Monmouth IP H R ER BB SO PC
Joe Malfara (L, 1-1) 7 5 3 2 1 4 78

 

Top Hitters

Wall Game Stats
John Perrino 1-2, 2 RBI
John Volpe 1-2, BB, 2 R
Kevin Lenneper 1-3, RBI
Grant Shulman 1-3, R
Shane Richey 1-3
Monmouth Game Stats
Ricky Voss 2-3, 2 RBI
Paul Birzin 1-3, 2B, R
Justin Scotto 1-3, SB
Josh Jackson 1-3

 

No. 6 Red Bank Catholic 13, Long Branch 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
RB Catholic (5-4, 4-4) 0 1 2 5 3 0 2 13 13 0
Long Branch (3-7, 0-7) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 3

 

Pitching

RBC IP H R ER BB SO PC
John Nimeth (W, 1-1) 5 2 2 2 3 3 72
Shaun Golden 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Tommy Lang 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Long Branch IP H R ER BB SO PC
Justin Navarro (L, 0-1) 3.1 8 8 8 2 2 69
Juwan Wilkins 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 16
Ryan Lorme 3 3 4 4 2 2 50

 

Top Hitters

RBC Game Stats
Mike Veit 3 Runs
Aaron Ahn 4-5, 2 2B, 5 RBI
David Glancy 3-4, 2 Runs
Anthony DeRosa 2-4

 

Long Branch Game Stats
T.J. Brewer 1-1, 2B, RBI, Run
James Horniacek 1-3, RBI

 

Manasquan 11, No. 9 Ocean 8

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Ocean (4-6, 2-5) 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 8 10 0
Manasquan (7-3, 6-2) 3 2 0 0 5 1 X 11 11 2

 

Pitching

Ocean IP H R ER BB SO PC
Stephen Hagerman 1.0 4 5 5 3 2 50
Max Winters (L, 0-1) 3.2 6 5 5 3 3 80
Jake D’Auria 1.1 1 1 0 0 2 23
Manasquan IP H R ER BB SO PC
Declan Reichey 3.2 7 7 3 0 7 77
Perone 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 36
Harmstead (W, 1-0) 3.1 2 1 1 2 0 5

 

Top Hitters

Ocean Game Stats
Jake D’Auria 2-3, BB
Ryan Toomey 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Will Callano 2-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
Manasquan Game Stats
Tommy Antonucci 3-4, 3B, 2 RBI, BB
James Harmstead 2-3, 3B, RBI, BB
Joey Ostberg 2-3, 2 RBI
Dennis Maher 2-4, RBI
Ethan Thompson 1-2, 2B, RBI

 

Middletown North 12, No. 10 Middletown South 6

Mike Mercier and Tyler Ras both went 2-for-3 with extra-base hits and Jason Timmons belted a three-run home run to spark the Lions (5-4, 4-3) to a win over the Eagles (5-5, 3-5).

Mercier tripled home a run during Middletown North's eight-run second inning, which Timmons capped with his home run. Mercier finished with two RBI and two runs scored, while Ras doubled and scored twice.

Ras picked up the win on the mound, allowing two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out eight and throwing 96 pitches.

Sophomore Robby Zega was 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI for Middletown South and senior John Martin went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI.

 

 

Class B Central

Keansburg 7, Asbury Park 6

 

 

Non-Division

Brick Memorial 5, Point Beach 3

Antonio Laborte singled in a run and Point Beach committed three errors during a three-run Brick Memorial seventh inning that gave the Mustangs (3-7) a win over the Garnet Gulls (5-3). Laborte finished 2-for-4 with two RBI and Joey Howell was 2-for-3 with two runs scored for Brick Memorial.

Senior Ray Lutick pitched 6 2/3 innings with 104 pitches to earn the win. He struck out nine, walked two and allowed three earned runs on five hits. Lutick also went 2-for-4 at the plate.

Max Alia drove in both Point Beach runs with a game-tying two-run double in the bottom of the fourth. Junior Jude Lovegren allowed one earned runs on five hits over four innings and 70 pitches with three walks and three strikeouts. Freshman Phil Antoniotti took the loss, allowing three unearned runs on four hits over three innings with four strikeouts and no walks.

Lacey 6, Central 5

 

Non-Conference

South River 9, Henry Hudson 3

Ranney at Academy Charter, 4 p.m.

 

Autism Benefit

At North Brunswick Community Park

Jackson Memorial 7, East Brunswick 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
East Brunswick (7-3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 4 0
Jackson (4-4) 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 0

 

Pitching

Jackson IP H R ER BB SO PC
Colin McCulligh (W, 1-0) 6.2 3 3 3 6 2 90
Tim Halasnik 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 16

Top Hitters

East Brunswick Game Stats
Ryan Flynn 2-4, grand slam, 4 RBI
Jackson Game Stats
Tim Halasnik 1-3, HR, RBI
Alex Iadisernia 2-4, grand slam, 4 RBI

 

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