Ocean County Tournament - Bracket

Quarterfinals

(1) Jackson Liberty 7, (8) Lacey 2

Shane Hickey homered and drove in two runs and Daniel Sofield hit a tie-breaking RBI single as part of a five-run sixth inning the propelled the Lions to a win over the Lacey after losing to their B South rivals earlier in the week.

Sofield finished 3-for-3 with a double and also tied the game with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning after Hickey belted a solo home run to cut the Lacey lead to 2-1. Hickey finished 2-for-4 and also scored two runs.

Scott Wierciszewski started the five-run sixth with a double and scored on Sofield's third hit. Rich Dordas doubled home two runs, Hickey singled home a run and Charlie Rudderow capped the scoring with one last RBI single.

Connor Keenan and Dordas each finished 2-for-4 with a double. Matt Pickus allowed two earned runs on four hits while walking none and striking out six in the win.

Miles Feaster went 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI while James Roselli also went 1-for-3 with an RBI for Lacey.

Evan Wallis took the loss, throwing 90 pitches over 5 2/3 innings.

Jackson Liberty will host fifth-seeded Toms River East on Saturday in one of the two OCT semifinal games.

 

(5) Toms River East 2, (4) Point Boro 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Toms River East (9-6) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
Point Boro (11-5) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 2

Pitching

Toms River East IP H R ER BB SO PC
Nick DeGennaro (W, 2-0) 7 4 1 1 2 13 105
Point Boro IP H R ER BB SO PC
Sam Collins (L, 2-2) 7 9 2 2 0 6 104

Top Hitters

Toms River East Stats
Aidan Meola 3-4, 2B, RBI
Brian Smith 1-3, RBI
Matt Santos 2-3
Point Boro Stats
Trent Livolsi 2-3, 2 2B
Andrew Laspina 1-3, RBI
Nick Guzzi 1-2, BB

 

(3) Jackson Memorial 5, (6) Central 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Central (11-5)  0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2  0
Jackson Mem (15-4)  0 2 0 1 1 1 X 5 10  0

Pitching

Central IP H R ER BB SO PC
Dan Greene (L) 7 10 5 5 1 1
Jackson Memorial IP H R ER BB SO PC
Nick Sefick (W, 5-0)  5 2 1 1 1 2 69
Mike Dimino 2 0 0 0 1 4 26

Top Hitters

Central Stats
Tom Ruscitti 1-2, HR, R, RBI
Jackson Mem Stats
Alex Iadisernia 2-3, R
Tom Pellone 2-3, 2B
Troy Bathmann 1-2, R, RBI
Mike Dimino 3-3, R, 2 RBI
Mike Koslowski 1-3, 2 RBI, 2B

 

(2) Toms River North 11, (10) Pinelands 0 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Pinelands (8-8) 0 0 0 0 0 X X 0 1 5
TR North (12-5) 3 3 5 0 X X X 11 9 0

Pitching

Pinelands IP H R ER BB SO PC
Joey Ventresca (L, 0-3) 2 5 6 1 1 3 63
Matt Ingold 2 4 5 5 2 1 39
Toms River North IP H R ER BB SO PC
Jared Bellissimo (W, 4-1) 5 1 0 0 0 7 64

Top Hitters

Pinelands Stats
Sean O’Rourke 1-2
Point Boro Stats
Justin Schaff 2-2, 2B, 3 RBI
Craig Larsen 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI
Jared Bellissimo 1-3, RBI
Alex Klalo 1-2, 3 R, 3 SB
Robert Jeans 1-2, 2 R, RBI
Nick DeRose 2-2, R

 

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