Class A North

Middletown North 4, Manalapan 2

Mike Mercier allowed one earned run on three hits over 6 2/3 innings and the Lions edged the Braves. Seth Ziegler was 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI to lead the Middletown North offense.

Marlboro 11, CBA 9

Mark Ventre delivered a tie-breaking, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth and the Mustangs knocked off the Colts in a back-and-forth game. Ventre finished 2-for-3 with three RBI to help lead Marlboro.

Noah Thomas was 2-for-4 with two RBI for Marlboro and Gene Napolitano went 3-for-4 with an RBI in the win. Andrew Gambardella also went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Jeremy Bello earned the win in relief for the Mustangs, who scored eight runs in the first inning before CBA rallied to tie the game at 9.

Nick Hohenstein went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI and Luke Chece also drove in three runs. Evan Menendez also went 2-for-5 with a run scored.

The CBA loss means Middletown South clinches no worse than a tie for the Class A North championship.

 

Class A Central

St. John Vianney 8, Rumson-Fair Haven 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
SJV (7-6, 6-4) 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 8 6 1
Rumson (6-10, 4-6) 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 10 0

Pitching

SJV IP H R ER BB SO
Brandon DeKovics (W, 3-2) 7 10 3 2 1 3
Rumson IP H R ER BB SO
Teddy Sourlis (L) 3 4 5 5 3 3
Alex Burnett 4 3 3 3 6 4

Top Hitters

SJV Game Stats
Logan Marter 2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI
Victor Jamandron 1-3, 3B, 3 RBI
Ciaran Devenney 1-4, 2B
Rumson Game Stats
Teddy Sourlis 2-3
Max Pfrang 1-3, 2B, RBI
Matt Maisto 2-3
Sam Chandler 1-3, 2B

Victor Jamandron hit a three-run triple in St. John Vianney's five-run fourth inning and the Lancers beat the Bulldogs after falling behind 1-0 early.

Raritan 7, Holmdel 1

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

Pitching

Raritan IP H R ER BB SO
Matt Birdsall (W, 3-2) 4 5 1 1 0 5
Zack Johnston 3 2 0 0 0 3
Holmdel IP H R ER BB SO
Lukas Gudelis (L, 0-1) 3 2 3 1 4 1
Sal Montocciolo 4 2 4 2 3 4

Top Hitters

Raritan Game Stats
Bo Bentley 1-4, HR
Johnny Guccione 2-3, 2B, R, 2 SB
Mason Sheehan 1-1, 3 BB, R, SB
Holmdel Game Stats
Will Van Name 1-3, 2B, RBI
Mike Carannante 2-3, R
Andrew Depinho 1-3
Jordyn Broesmer 2-2

 

Class A South

Jackson Memorial 5, Toms River East 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Jackson (7-8, 7-5) 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 5 8 0
TR East (6-10, 5-8) 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 2

Pitching

Jackson Memorial IP H R ER BB SO
Chris Hawryluk (W, 4-3) 5 2 3 3 5 5
Tim Halasnik (S) 2 0 0 0 2 3
TR East IP H R ER BB SO
Fletcher Gest (L, 1-2) 5.2 7 4 2 1 2
Jared Pollaro 1.1 1 1 1 2 1

Top Hitters

Jackson Mem. Game Stats
Chris Hawryluk 1-2, Solo HR, 2 BB, 3 R
Dylan Kanner 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Kyle Johnson 1-4, 3B, RBI
TR East Game Stats
Cole Robbins 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, 2 RBI
Brandon Burdge 1-3, RBI

Toms River South 4, Brick 3 (8 Innings)

Trevor Wagner pitched three innings for the win and the Indians scored on an error in the bottom of the eighth to walk off with a win over the Green Dragons. Matt Shiffer collected two hits, Tom Campo had an RBI single and Ben Montenegro hammered a double for Toms River South.

Brick Memorial 5, Southern 1

D.J. Wilson pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts and one walk and the Mustangs topped the Rams to remain atop the A South standings. Dylan Evans was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and a three-run double in Brick Memorial's four-run second inning.

Marcos Matias doubled and scored Southern's lone run.

Toms River North 4, Lacey 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
TR North (12-5, 7-4) 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 6 0
Lacey (5-11, 4-8) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

Pitching

TR North IP H R ER BB SO
Jared Bellissimo 7 0 0 0 1 10
Lacey IP H R ER BB SO
Donald Zellman (L, 2-3) 5 6 4 1 2 8
Tom Coraggio 2 0 0 0 0 4

Top Hitters

TR North Game Stats
Joe Rose 2-3, 2B, R
Jared Bellissimo 2-4

Sophomore Jared Bellissimo pitched a no-hitter and the Mariners won their sixth straight game by blanking the Lions. Bellissimo struck out 10 and walked just one batter in the second inning.

The left-hander also went 2-for-4 at the plate and Joey Rose added a 2-for-3 effort for Toms River North.

 

Class B North

Ocean 5, Matawan 4

Pitching

Visitor IP H R ER BB SO
Alec Keezer (W, 3-1) 5 0 3 2 0 4
Demarco  1.2 2 1 0  1 1
Matawan IP H R ER BB SO
Colin Thompson (L, 1-3) 4.1  9  5  5  2 2
Brandon Rivera 1.2  0  0 0 0 1
John Carelli 1 0 0 0 1 0

Top Hitters

Ocean Game Stats
Marc Chernin 2-3, 3B, R, 2 RBI
Jake Talarico 2-3, R, RBI
Matawan Game Stats
Richard Joa 3-4, 3B, R
Jake Burlew 3-4, R, 2 RBI

Red Bank Catholic 5, Wall 3

Anthony DeRosa went 2-for-4 with three RBI and the Caseys topped the Crimson Knights for their 13th straight win.

Doug Facendo also went 2-for-4 with a run scored and Aaron Ahn was 1-for-2 with two runs scored. Jack Smith allowed two earned runs on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts to pick up the win.

James Loesch was 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI for Wall.

Neptune 11, Long Branch 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Long Branch (2-14, 0-12) 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 1
Neptune (8-9, 4-8) 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 7 0

Pitching

Long Branch IP H R ER BB SO
Carlos Pacheco 1 5 9 9 4 1
James Horniacek 2 1 2 1 0 3
Juwan Wilkins 3 1 0 0 1 1
Neptune IP H R ER BB SO
Zach Krause 2.2 1 3 2 7 3
Ron Cole 2.1 1 0 0 2 4
Dylan Taliaferro 2 0 0 0 2 5

Top Hitters

Long Branch Game Stats
Sean Cuddy 1-2, 2 BB, R
Carlos Irizarry 1-4, 2 RBI
Neptune Game Stats
Sean Maxcy 2-3, 2B, R, 4 RBI
Tyler Schembri 1-3, R, RBI

Colts Neck 6, Red Bank 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Red Bank (5-12, 3-9) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 4
Colts Neck (10-6, 9-3) 1 0 0 3 1 1 X 6 6 5

Pitching

Red Bank IP H R ER BB SO
Nick Massa (L, 1-5) 4 2 4 0 3   9
Josh Horowitz 2 4 2 2 1 4
Colts Neck IP H R ER BB SO
Mike D’Ottavio (W, 4-1) 5 2 0 0 3 3
Anthony Galason 1 2 1 0 1 0
Kevin Condon 1 0 0 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Red Bank Game Stats
Claudio LoBraico 1-2, BB, R
Mike Wolff 1-3
Brandon Alvaro 1-3
Jack Mangold 1-4
Colts Neck Game Stats
Mike Antico 2-3, 2B, 2 R, 2 SB
Anthony Galason 2-3, 3B, R, RBI
Tim Cavrak 1-3, R
Brendan Clarke 1-4, 2B, RBI

 

Class B Central

St. Rose 11, Henry Hudson 1 (5 Innings)

Riley Maypother cracked a two-run triple in a six-run first inning and the Purple Roses rolled to a win over the Admirals. Maypother finished 2-for-5, while Brandon Mology and John Crowley each went 3-for-4.

Keansburg 10, Point Beach 5

Ian Terry threw six solid innings and the Titans doubled up the Garnet Gulls. Terry allowed two runs - one earned - on five hits and four walks while striking out five, and also went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases.

Liam Meyer went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and Gannon Meyer drove in two runs.

Kevin Donnelly homered and drove in three runs for Point Beach.

Mater Dei Prep 8, Ranney 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Mater Dei (11-5, 10-3) 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 8 10 3
Ranney (4-9, 4-9) 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 4 3

 

Pitching

Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO
Joe Ruth (W, 4-3) 5 3 5 3 3 5
Matt Paciulli (S) 2 1 0 0 0 2
Ranney IP H R ER BB SO
Scott Zhu (L) 5 8 7 5 5 2
Chris Weiland 2 2 1 1 2 0

Top Hitters

Mater Dei Game Stats
Mike Dunne 3-4, HR, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI
Cole Hardy 1-4, RBI
Kyle Dowlen 2-4, R, RBI
Ranney Game Stats
Scott Zhu 1-3, HR, R, 3 RBI
Cory Natofsky 2-3, 2 R, BB, SB

Keyport 9, Asbury Park 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Asbury Park (0-12, 0-11) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Keyport (10-5, 9-4) 2 2 0 0 5 0 X 9 9 4

Pitching

Keyport IP H R ER BB SO
Christian Bragg (L) 2 3 4 4 5 2
Tylil Tulley 2.1 6 5 5 1 1
Casey McGinnis 1.2 0 0 0 1 1
Keyport IP H R ER BB SO
Kenneth Harrigan 7 1 0 0 3 13

Top Hitters

Asbury Park Game Stats
Devin Nash 1-3, SB
Keyport Game Stats
Kenneth Harrigan 2-3, 3B, R, SB, 3 RBI
Shane Chandler 1-1, 3B, 2 R, RBI, SB
Kyle Mitchell 1-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI, SB
Evan Smutz 3-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI, SB

 

Class B South

Barnegat 3, Jackson Liberty 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Jackson Lib. (8-7, 5-6) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 2
Barnegat (10-9, 6-7) 1 0 1 0 0 1 X 3 4 1

Pitching

Jackson Liberty IP H R ER BB SO
Matt Pickus (L, 4-3) 6 4 3 1 0 4
Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO
Jared Kacso (W, 4-3) 7 7 2 2 2 2

Top Hitters

Jackson Liberty Game Stats
Kyle Tavaska 2-4
David Melfi 2-3, R
Charlie Rudderow 1-3, RBI
Barnegat Game Stats
Jared Kacso 1-3, 2B, 2 R, 2 SB
Justin Diefenbach 2-3
Max Ritner 0-3, RBI

Jared Kacso pitched a complete game and helped his cause by doubling and scoring the winning run in the bottom of the fifth as the Bengals beat the Lions to get back over .500. Kacso stole third in the sixth and scored when the throw went into left field.

Kacso also stole second in the first after walking and scored on an RBI single by Justin Diefenbach.

Donovan Catholic 6, Manchester 0

Zach Mann threw a no-hitter with one walk and six strikeouts and the Griffins downed the Hawks. Mann's no-hitter was officially the ninth in the Shore Conference this season.

Point Boro 9, Pinelands 2

Mark Leyble belted a grand slam andr drove in five to lead the Panthers to a win over the Wildcats and freshman right-hander Joey Ventresca. Frank Graziano struck out eight and allowed two unearned runs in five innings to earn the win.

Sebastian Severio was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI while Sam Monaco and Bill Feehan each went 2-for-4. Monaco scored two runs and Feehan doubled, scored a run and drove one in.

Lakewood 6, Central 2

Ramon Mercedes threw a complete game five-hitter with eight strikeouts and the Piners took down the Golden Eagles at Leiter Field. Angel Mendez was 2-for-3 with two RBI and Raymond Alvarez also drove in two for Lakewood. Deion Crooks also went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base in the win.

 

Non-Division

Freehold Twp. 8, Manasquan 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Freehold Twp. (6-13, 2-11) 1 5 0 0 1 1 0 8 8 2
Manasquan (7-5, 7-3) 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 6 10 2

Pitching

Freehold Twp. IP H R ER BB SO
Ryan Ford (W) 7 10 6 5 1 7
Manasquan IP H R ER BB SO
Declan Reichey (L, 0-1) 1.2 6 6 1 2 1
Connor Muly 2.1 0 0 0 0 3
James Harmstead 1.2 2 2 1 0 0
Pat Kinneally 1.1 0 0 0 2 2

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp. Game Stats
Ryan Ford 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI
Matt Gorman 2-3, RBI
Nick Coluccio 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, RBI
Ryan Cardone 1-2, 2B
Manasquan Game Stats
Jack Sheehan 2-4, 3B, 2 RBI
Joey Ostberg 3-3, RBI
James Harmstead 1-3, RBI
Pat Kinneally 1-3
Colin Buerck 1-1, 2B

Ryan Ford pitched a complete game, slammed two home runs and drove in four to lead the Patriots to a win over the Warriors.

 

Non-Conference

Brick 14, Academy Charter 1 (5 Innings)

Shore 24, Academy for Urban Leadership 2 (5 Innings)