Monmouth County Tournament - Bracket

Round of 16

(2) Red Bank Catholic 4, (18) Monmouth 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Monmouth (7-6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
RBC (12-1) 0 0 3 1 0 0 x 4 6 0

Pitching

Monmouth IP H R ER BB SO
Chris Raike (W, 2-1)  5.0  6 4 3 2 0
James Seldner 1.0 0 0 0  2  1
RBC IP H R ER BB SO
Justin Liggett (W, 3-0) 7 5 0 0 4 4

Top Hitters

Monmouth Game Stats
Josh Jackson 2-3, 2B
Alec Fruchter 2-3
RBC Game Stats
Doug Facendo 2-2, BB, RBI
Dom Caraballo 2-3, R, 1 SB

The Caseys plated three runs in the third inning on an error, a sacrifice fly by Mike Veit and a wild pitch, which was more than enough for senior starter Justin Liggett to pitch RBC past the Falcons and into Saturday's MCT quarterfinals. The Caseys will host the winner of Saturday morning's game between No. 23 Holmdel and No. 7 Ocean.

 

Regular Season

Class A North

No. 2 Middletown South 4, No. 5 Middletown North 3 (8 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Midd. North (8-6, 6-5) 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 10 1
Midd. South (11-2, 9-2) 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 8 1

Pitching

Midd. North IP H R ER BB SO
Mike Mercier 6 5 2 2 1 3
Tyler Ras (L) 1 3 2 2 0 1
Midd. South IP H R ER BB SO
Austin Markmann 7 8 3 1 4 4
Joe McLaughlin (W) 1 2 0 0 0 3

Top Hitters

Midd. North Game Stats
Brendan Doherty 2-4, 3B, R
Tyler Ras 2-3, 2B
Garrett French 2-4
Mike Mercier 2-3
Seth Ziegler 1-4, 2B
Kyle Capo 0-1, 3 BB, R
Midd. South Game Stats
Ben Porpora 3-4, 3 RBI
Austin Markmann 2-2, 3B, RBI
Zach Schild 1-4, 2B

Ben Porpora ripped a game-winning, walk-off single to the left-center gap to score pinch-runner Jeff Lewandowski from second in the bottom of the eigth and the Eagles topped the Lions in an extra-inning thriller for their eighth consecutive win..

Middletown South starting pitcher Austin Markmann tied the game in the bottom of the seventh with a two-out, RBI single through the right side to scored Tom Frandsen from second.

Zach Schild led off the bottom of the eighth with a double to right and gave way to Lewandowski.

Middletown North scored its first run on two-out passed ball in the fifth and two-out error with the bases loaded in the sixth that scored two runs. Middletown South opened the scoring in the first when Markmann tripled and a two-out single through the middle by Porpora scored the courtesy runner Lewandowski.

Class A South

Toms River East 11, Brick Memorial 8

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Brick Mem. (9-5, 6-3) 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 8 11 1
TR East (6-7, 5-6) 1 0 5 0 0 5 x 11 7 1

Pitching

Brick Memorial IP H R ER BB SO
Noah DeAlmeida (L) 2.1 3 6 6 4 3
Ray Lutick 3.2 4 5 0 2 3
TR East IP H R ER BB SO
Darren Scholl 1.2 3 4 4 4 1
Fletcher Gest (W, 1-0) 4.1 6 2 2 0 2
Jarod Pollaro  1 2  2  2  1 0

Top Hitters

Brick Memorial Game Stats
Andrew LaRosa 2-3, 2 R, RBI
Brian Markoski 3-3, 2B, RBI
James Donlon 2-4, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI
TR East Game Stats
Doug Pombo 3-3, 2 R, RBI
Connor Robbins 0-2, R, 2 RBI
Cole Robbins 1-2, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI
Brad Brush 2-4, solo HR
Nick LaVecchia 1-3, 3B, R, 3 RBI

Toms River East first baseman Bailey Engelhard snared a line drive with the bases loaded in the top of the seventh and initiated a game-ending triple play to seal a win for the Raiders over the Mustangs. Engelhard tagged first base and fired to second to complete the play.

 

Lacey 10, No. 10 Jackson Memorial 7

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Jackson (6-7, 6-5) 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 7 8 2
Lacey (5-9, 4-7) 0 2 3 4 1 0 0 10 11 1

Pitching

Jackson IP H R ER BB SO
Mike Dimino (L, 0-1) 2.2 5 5 5 3 5
Lacey IP H R ER BB SO
Jarrett Dial (W, 1-1) 4 6 4 4 5 4
Jake Capatasto 0.2 3 3 0 2 1
Joe Sorice (S, 1) 2.1 0 0 0 1 1

Top Hitters

Jackson Game Stats
Krystian Potok 2-4, 2 2B, 2 R
Dylan Kanner 2-3, 2 2B, 4 RBI
Beck 2-3, 2 R
Lacey Game Stats
Paul Carluccio 2-3, 2 RBI
Anthony Ruggerio 2-4, 2 RBI
Anthony Elefante 2-3, 2 2B, BB, 3 R
Jorden Jurkiwiecz 1-2, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI

 

Toms River North 11, Brick 1 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Brick (6-7, 3-7) 1 0 0 0 0 X X 1 1 1
TR North (8-5, 6-4) 0 8 2 1 X X X 11 11 1

Pitching

Brick IP H R ER BB SO
Mike Soldo (L)  1.1  8 8 8 2 1
John Zurawski  1 2 2 2 2 0
Jayden Tisseker 1.1 1 1 1 1 0
Hunter Rizzuto 0.1 1 0 0 1 0
TR North IP H R ER BB SO
Anthony Sasso (W, 1-0) 5 1 1 0 2 3
TR North Game Stats
Mike Nyisztor 2-4, 3 RBI, 2 R, 2 SB
Austin Feigin 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI, R
Jared Bellissimo 1-2, BB, 2 RBI
Pat Marinaccio 2-3, RBI, R
Dave Cordoma 1-1, 2 BB, 3 R, RBI, SB
Jeff Ciervo 2-3, 2 RBI, R
Joe Rose 0-1, 2 HBP, R

 

Southern 11, Toms River South 9

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Southern (5-7, 5-6) 6 0 0 0 2 3 0 11 8 4
TR South (9-5, 7-4) 0 6 1 0 0 0 2 9 10 9

Pitching

Southern

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Pat Barrett

1.1

7

6

6

2

2

Zach Fillmore

5.2

3

3

3

3

5

TR South

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

T.J. Scuderi

0.2

1

5

4

3

0

Nick Scrudato

3.2

4

3

0

0

5

Matt Shiffer

1.2

2

3

0

2

0

Mackle

1

0

0

0

0

0

Top Hitters

Southern

Game Stats

Chris Darcy

1-4, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R

Garrett Lange

2-3, 4 RBI, R

Zach Oddo

0-3, BB, 3 R

Ronnie Velardi

1-3, 2 BB, 2 R

Nolan Watson

1-4, RBI

TR South

Game Stats

Trevor Wagner

3-4, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R

Tyler Wisnewski

1-3, 2B

Connor Feeney

1-3, RBI

Mike Conover

2-2, 2 RBI, R, 2 BB

 

Class B North

No. 8 Ocean 4, Wall 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wall (7-5, 6-4) 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 7   3
Ocean (13-4, 7-3) 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4 2 1

Pitching

Wall IP H R ER BB SO
Mike Nocchi (L, 2-1) 6 2 4 1 5 5
Matt Yard   0   0 0 0 1 0
Ocean IP H R ER BB SO
Alec Keezer 6 6 3 3 3 5
Brian Kochenash (W, 2-1) 1 1 0 0 0 1

Top Hitters

Wall Game Stats
Regan Dombroski 2-3, 2 2B, RBI
Sean Larkin 2-3, 2 R
Ocean
Brian Kochenash 1-2, BB, HBP, RBI
Anthony Tedesco 1-2, BB, R

Jack D'Auria worked a lead-off walk to start the bottom of the seventh, stole second base and scored the winnin run on a throwing error on an ensuing sacrifice bunt by Marc Chernin as the Spartans walked off with a win over the Crimson Knights.

Wall tied the game with two runs in the top of the seventh inning on an RBI single by Joe Castellucia after an RBI double by Regan Dombroski cut the deficit to 3-2.

 

Class B Central

St. Rose 8, Keansburg 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Keansburg (6-6, 6-5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 3 4
St. Rose (12-1, 11-0) 0 1 0 2 4 1 x  8 9 0

Pitching

Keansburg IP H R ER BB SO
Ian Terry (W, 2-3)  6  9  8 7  1  5
St. Rose IP H R ER BB SO
Brian DiPasquale (W, 5-0)  7  3  0 0  2 12

Top Hitters

Keansburg Game Stats
Gannon Meyer 2-3
Austin Blum 1-3
St. Rose Game Stats
Mike Gowen 3-4, 2 R
Phil Morelli 1-1, RBI
Joe Volpe 1-2, R
Brenden Hueth 1-3, 2 R, 2 RBI
Brody Maypother 3-3, 2B, HR, 3 R, 3 RBI

 

Keyport 11, Ranney 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Ranney (3-8, 3-8) 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 5 2 2
Keyport (7-5, 6-4) 0 8 0 0 3 0 X 11  9 2

Pitching

Ranney IP H R ER BB SO
Corey Natofsy (L)  2 5 8 6 7 4
Ethan Gavin 3 4 3 3 4 1
Chris Weiland 1  0 0 0 0 0
Keyport IP H R ER BB SO
Kenny Harrigan (W, 2-1) 5 2 2 2 7 9
Evan Smutz 1.1 0 3 2 6 0
Shane Chandler 0.2 0 0 0 0 1

Top Hitters

Ranney Game Stats
Corey Natofsky 1-2, R
Kiran Shah 1-2, R
Scott Zhu 0-3, 2 RBI
Keyport Game Stats
Shane Chandler  3-3, 2 2B, R, 2 RBI, 2 SB
Evan Smutz  3-3, 3B, 2 R, RBI, SB
Christian Smith  2-4, 3B, 2 R, RBI

 

Class B South

No. 4 Point Boro 7, Lakewood 6

Josiah Gliddon hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Panthers beat the Piners to clinch the outright Class B South championship for the first time since 2006.

Lakewood took the lead on a two-out error in the top of the seventh that scored the tying a go-ahead run. Point Boro responded in the bottom of the inning when Sebastian Severio (2-for-4) hit a one-out single and Gliddon smashed the division-clinching longball.

Mike Falconetti picked up the win despite giving up the lead in the seventh and also went 2-for-4 with two RBI at the plate for Point Boro. Sam Monaco was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored and Justin Rafi also scored a run and knocked one in during a 1-for-2 day at the plate.

Ramon Mercedes led Lakewood's offense by going 4-for-4 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI. Alex Guzman and Hector Rodriguez each went 2-for-3, while Jason Holguin was 3-for-5 with a double.

 

Barnegat 4, Central 3 (9 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Barnegat (6-8, 4-7) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 6 1
Central (6-8, 4-7) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7

Pitching

Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO
Justin Diefenbach 4 4 3 3 6 4
Evan Albanese (W, 1-0) 5 0 0 0 2 4
Central IP H R ER BB SO
Jared Morris   5 4 3 1 2 4
A.J. Smith (L) 4 2 1 1 1 3

Top Hitters

Barnegat Game Stats
Collin O’Conner 2-4, R
Max Ritner 2-4, 2B
Central Game Stats
Jack Sudia 2-4, 2B, R
Ryan Ruscitti 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI

Aaron McLaughlin's sharp ground ball in the top of the ninth was misplayed, allowing the go-ahead run to score and give the Bengals an extra-inning win over the Golden Eagles. Junior Evan Albanese earned his first career win in relief.

 

Manchester at Pinelands - PPD, TBD

 

Non-Division

Raritan 6, Neptune 2

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

Pitching

Raritan IP H R ER BB SO
Matt Birdsall (W) 7 8 2 0 0 7
Neptune IP H R ER BB SO
Aedan Martin (L) 7 9 6 4 1 0

Top Hitters

Raritan Game Stats
Ken Friend 2-4, 2 R
Johnny Guccione 2-4, 2 R
Jon Rodriguez 3-4, R, RBI
Bo Bentley 1-3, RBI
Neptune Game Stats
Tyler Schembri 2-4
Dylan Taliaferro 2-3, R
Mike Hand 1-3, R

 

Holmdel 6, No. 7 Marlboro 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Marlboro (6-6) 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 6 1
Holmdel (5-6) 0 0 2 0 0 4 X 6 10 3

Pitching

Marlboro IP H R ER BB SO
Riley Keating 3 5 2 2 3 4
Seth Goldstein 2 3 2 2 3 2
Mark Ventre (L, 0-1) 1 2 2 2 1 1
Holmdel IP H R ER BB SO
Jordyn Brosemer 4 3 3 3 3 4
Sal Monticciolo (W, 1-3) 3 3 1 1 1 2

Top Hitters

Marlboro Game Stats
Gene Napolitano 2-4, RBI, 2 SB
Andrew Gambardella 1-3, BB, RBI, SB
Justin Kapuscinski 1-2, 2 BB
Holmdel Game Stats
Will Van Name 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Sal Monticciolo 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Alex Galarza 1-2, BB, 3B, 2 SB
Mike Carannante 1-2, BB, 2 SB
Matt Fanelli 1-2, BB, RBI

Will Van Name and Sal Monticciolo each delivered a two-run double in Holmdel's four-run third and the Hornets rallied to knock off the Mustangs. Monticciolo also earned the win on the mound in relief.

 

Red Bank 2, Rumson-Fair Haven 1

Nick Massa struck out 11 in a complete-game effort and the Bucs beat the Bulldogs in the Battle of Ridge Road.

 

Non-Conference

Henry Hudson 14, Bound Brook 1 (5 Innings)