Class A North

Manalapan 4, No. 1 CBA 0

John Pudder pitched a 66-pitch shutout and the Braves snapped a five-game skid by snapping the Colts' 21-game winning streak against N.J. teams.

Freehold Boro 8, Freehold Twp. 6

Nick LaMorte and James Manos each went 2-for-4  and Nick Zuppe allowed a pair of runs in four innings on the mound ass the Colonials held off the Patriots.

LaMorte doubled, tripled and drove in two, while Mano drove in three runs. Brian Oliver went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI while Ryan Ford was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.

No. 4 Middletown South 5, No. 2 Howell 0

Jon Martin threw a four-hit shutout with no walks and eight strikeouts and the Eagles blanked the Rebels. Tom Frandsen was 3-for-3 with a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base and Ben Porpora added a two-run home run for Middletown South.

Jeremy Joyce was also 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for the Eagles. Justin Steel and Grant Hackett each doubled for Howell.

Matt Furlong took the loss in pitching 5 1/3 innings.

Middletown North 6, No. 3 Marlboro 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Marlboro (6-2, 4-2) 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 10 3
Midd. North (4-4, 3-4) 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 6 5 1

Pitching

Marlboro IP H R ER BB SO HR
Donnie Alfano 4 2 3 2 3 3
Justin Kaplan 1 1 2 2 1 0
Jeremy Bello (L) 1.2 2 1 1 2 0
Midd. North IP H R ER BB SO HR
Garrett French 4.1 6 5 4 3 1
Hunter Rinn 1 2 0 0 1 2
Phil Pecherski .2 1 0 0 1 0
Tyler Ras (W, 2-2) 1 1 0 0 0 1

Top Hitters

Marlboro Game Stats
Justin Levito 3-4
Will Trochiano 2-5, 2B
Midd. North Game Stats
Cole Fluta 2-2
Kyle Capo 1-4, 2B

Kyle Capo hammered a game-winning, walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Lions beat the Mustangs to win their fourth straight game after beginning the season 0-4.

Cole Fluta and Seth Ziegler each went 2-for-2 at the plate for Middletown North. Tyler Ras earned the win in relief.

 

Class A Central

Rumson-Fair Haven 10, Manasquan 2

Teddy Sourlis went 3-for-4 with three RBI to back starter Anthony Mazzuca, who pitched a five-hit complete game to lift the Bulldogs over the Warriors. Mazzuca allowed one earned run and a walk while striking out three to earn his first win of the year.

Danny Trocchia was 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI and a stolen base, Jake Caruso was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored, and Sam Chandler also went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Freshman James Harmstead hit a home run and Ethan Thompson was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Manasquan.

 

Class A South

Brick 1, Southern 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Southern (3-6, 3-5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Brick (3-5, 2-5) 0 0 0 0 0 1 x 1 4 1

Pitching

Southern IP H R ER BB SO
 Nick Simone (L) 6 4  1 1 1 11
Home IP H R ER BB SO
 Mike Soldo (W) 6 4  0 0  0 2
 Nic Chirichello  1 0  0 0  0 0

Top Hitters

Southern Game Stats
 Noah Brown  1-3
 Marcos Matias  1-2, HBP
 Vaughn Walker  1-3
 Pat Barrett  1-3
Brick Game Stats
 Mike Soldo  2-3, R
 John Prato  1-3
 Trevor Rowe  1-3

Mike Soldo singled and scored the winning run on a wild pitch to make himself a winner on the mound and give the Green Dragons a win over Nick Simone (11 strikeouts) and Southern.

 

Class B North

Wall 3, No. 9 Colts Neck 1

Gene Scott hit a go-ahead, two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning and the Crimson Knights edged the Cougars and ace Mario Ferraioli.

Mike Nocchi outdueled Ferraioli by throwing a complete-game six-hitter with a pair of walks and four strikeouts. Ferraioli struck out nine and walked four in a six-inning four-hitter.

Mike Antico went 3-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases for Colts Neck, which lost for the fourth time in five games.

 

No. 5 Red Bank Catholic 4, Long Branch 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
RBC (7-1, 6-0) 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 8
Long Branch (2-6, 0-6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6

Pitching

RBC IP H R ER BB SO
Jack Smith (1-0) 5 5 0 0 1 2
Steve Turk 2 1 1 1 0 1
Long Branch IP H R ER BB SO
James Horniacek (L, 0-1) 6 8 4 3 1 8
Matt Mincielli 1 0 0 0 0 1

Top Hitters

RBC Game Stats
Evan Madigan 3-3, RBI, SB
Pat Leoanrd 2-2, RBI
Aiden Supp 1-3, 3B, RBI
Long Branch Game Stats
Terrance Brewer 1-3, 1B, SB
Carlos Irrizary RBI Single in 7th

 

Matawan 5, Red Bank 4

Pitching
Red Bank IP H R ER BB SO
 Jack Povey 4  3 2  2 4 6
Matt Reardon (L, 0-1)  2  5 3 2  1  0
Matawan IP H R ER BB SO
 Anthony Hirujo 5.1  4  4  2  4 3
 Brandon Rivera (W, 1-0) .2 1 0 0  1  0
 Richard Joa (S, 2) 1 0 0 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Red Bank Game Stats
Brandon Alvaro 2-3, R, RBI
 Matt Santos 1-3, R, RBI
Sammy Tekelch  1-3, R, RBI
Matawan Game Stats
 Adam Elliott  2-4, RBI
 Richard Joa 2-3, 2 R
 Brandon Rivera 1-2 , 2 BB, 2 RBI
Alex Cosentino 1-2, BB, R, RBI

Adam Elliot plated the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth and the Huskies pulled out a win over the Bucs. Red Bank scored three runs in the top of the sixth to tie the game before Richard Joa led off the seventh with a single and came on to close the game out on the mound.

Brandon Rivera notched a two-run single in the fourth inning to open the Matawan scoring.

 

No. 10 Ocean 4, Neptune 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Neptune (4-4, 2-4) 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 10  2
Ocean (9-2, 4-2) 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 6  1

Pitching

Neptune IP H R ER BB SO
 Justin Tucker (L, 1-3) 6.2 6 4 3 3 5
Ocean IP H R ER BB SO
Jake Talarico 5 9 3 2 1 8
Alec Keezer (W, 1-0) 2 1 0 0 1 3

Top Hitters

Neptune Game Stats
Sean Maxcy 3-4, 2B
Mike Hand 2-4
Jake Giblin 2-3, RBI
Home Game Stats
Brian Olesen 3-R, HR
Brian Kochenash 2-4
Kenny Pickett 2-3

Brian Kochenash singled and an ensuing error allowed sophomore Jack D'Auria to score all the way from first and give the Spartans a walk-off win against the Scarlet Fliers in the seventh.

 

Class B Central

Keansburg 15, Ranney 3 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Ranney (2-4, 2-4) 0 0 3 0 0 x x 3 7 5
Keansburg (3-3, 2-3) 3 0 10 2 x x x 15 15 1

Pitching

Ranney IP H R ER BB SO
 Kiran Shah 1  4  3 3 0 0
 Scott Zhu (L)  3 11  12  1 2 4
Keansburg IP H R ER BB SO
Austin Blum (W, 1-1) 5 7  3  3 1 8
Ranney Game Stats
 Scott Zhu  1-3, 2B, 2 RBI
Keansburg Game Stats
 Austin Blum  2-4, 3 RBI, R
 Justin Alessi  3-4, 2B, 3 R, RBI
 Ian Terry  3-4, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R

 

Mater Dei Prep 11, Asbury Park 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Asbury Park (0-6, 0-6) 0 0 0 0 0 x x 0 1 4
Mater Dei (4-3, 4-2) 2 5 2 2 x x x 11 12 0

Pitching

Asbury Park IP H R ER BB SO
 Tylil Tulley (L) 1.1 6 7 5 2 0
Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO
Mat Carrigy (W, 1-0) 5 1 0 0 1 7

Top Hitters

Asbury Park Game Stats
Quamiere Mohammed 1-2, 2B
Mater Dei Game Stats
Kyle Dowlen 3-3, 2B, 2 HR, 3 R, 6 RBI
Joe Ruth 2-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Mike Dunne 2-4, 2B, R, RBI

Mat Carrigy pitched a one-hitter and Kyle Dowlen had a career day with two homers and six RBI as the Serpahs rolled through the Blue Bishops. Carrigy combined with Anthony Grimaldi to throw a no-hitter on Wednesday of last week.

 

St. Rose 12, Point Beach 3

The Nos. 2 through 5 hitters in the St. Rose lineup combined to go 10-for-19 with six runs scored and seven RBI as the Purple Roses scored nine answered runs to hand the Garnet Gulls their first loss of the season.

Joe Volpe was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI and Brendan Hueth was 2-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI. Mike Gowen also went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and Riley Maypother was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Brendan Mology also chipped in by going 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Keyport 17, Henry Hudson 4 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Keyport (3-4, 3-3) 1 0 11 1 3 16 16 2
Hudson (1-5, 1-5) 0 3 0 1 0 4 7 4
Keyport IP H R ER BB SO HR
Evan Smutz (W, 1-0) 3 3 3 3 1 1
Henry Hudson IP H R ER BB SO HR
Ryan Doelger (L, 0-2) 2 8 9 5 2 4
Brendan Carlstrom 2 8 7 4 3 2
Keyport Game Stats
Jackson Aumak 3-3, 3 R
Evan Smutz 3-4
Kyle Mitchell HR
Henry Hudson Game Stats
Ryan Doelger 2-3
Brendan Carlstrom 2-3
Jack Slocum 2-2

 

Non-Division

No. 8 Barnegat 4, Lacey 3

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

Pitching

Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO
Ryan Bush 5 2 2 1 5 3
Aaron McLaughlin (W, 1-0) 2 1 1 0 4 2
Lacey IP H R ER BB SO
Tom MacFarland 5 3 1 1 2 6
Tom Corragio (L) 2 5 3 2 0 2

Top Hitters

Barnegat Game Stats
 Aaron McLaughlin 2-4, 2B, RBI
Lacey Game Stats
Don Zellman 1-3, BB, R

Justin Diefenbach slammed a tie-breaking, two-run double in the top of the seventh inning and Aaron McLaughlin pitched two innings to earn the win as the Bengals won their third straight since the Jason Groome ineligibility announcement.

 

Toms River East 5, Manchester 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Manchester (4-4) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0
TR East (2-6) 0 2 1 2 0 0 x 5 9 1

Pitching

Manchester IP H R ER BB SO
James Cuber (L, 0-1) 3.1 9 5 5 2 0
Derek Schmidt 2.2 0 0 0 2 2
TR East IP H R ER BB SO
Brad Brush (W, 1-3) 7 3 2 2 2 11

Top Hitters

Manchester Game Stats
Matt Migliaccio 1-3, RBI
TR East Game Stats
James Papamakariou 2-3, 2 2B, 3 RBI
Nick LaVecchia 1-1, 2 R
Jordan Lewis 1-2, R

Sophomore Brad Brush fired a complete game with 11 strikeouts and the Raiders topped the Hawks for their second win of the season.

 

Sunday, April 17

Non-Conference

No. 5 Red Bank Catholic 3, St. Peter's Prep 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Peters Prep 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
RBC (6-1) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 1

Pitching

St. Peter's IP H R ER BB SO
Dylan Connors  8  5  2  2  4  5
Kevin Connelly (L) 1 0 1 0   2 2
RBC IP H R ER BB SO
Austin Nappi 4  7  2  2  0  6
Jack Ipsen (W)  5 3 0 0 0 3

Top Hitters

St. Peter's Game Stats
 Matt McDermott 2-5, R
 Thomas Hojnacki 3-4, RBI
RBC Game Stats
 Dom Caraballo  2-5
 Mike Veit  1-3, RBI
 Evan Madigan  1-3, BB, HBP, RBI

Steve Turk drew a bases-loaded, two-out walk on a full count to force in the winning run and the Caseys walked off with a win over the Marauders.

 

At Diamond Nation

Toms River North 8, Monroe 5

Jared Bellisimo earned the win on the mound and the Mariners hung seven runs -three earned - on North Carolina recruit Robbie Peto to pick up a key non-conference win for the Shore Conference.