Class A North

No. 5 Middletown North 6, No. 1 CBA 2

Phil Pecherski threw 5 1/3 strong innings and sophomore Tyler Ras nailed down the final five outs to propel the Lions to a win over the Colts.

Ras went 3-for-4 with an RBI to lead the Middletown North offense, which scored three runs each in the first and second innings. Garrett French doubled in two runs in the first and Cole Fluta doubled home two in the second.

Brandon Martorano hit a solo home run and also pushed another one across on a sacrifice fly to pace the CBA offense. Nick Hohenstein also went 3-for-4 with two doubles in defeat. Evan Menendez took the loss for CBA.

No. 9 Freehold Boro at No. 6 Howell - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.

Manalapan 6, Freehold Twp. 3

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

Pitching

Freehold Twp. IP H R ER BB SO
Ralph Gambino (L) 2 1 2 2 2 1
Manalapan IP H R ER BB SO
Stafflinger (W, 3-1) 4 6 2 2 0 6
Hansen 3 2 1 1 1 2

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp. Game Stats
Ryan Cardone 3-3, RBI
Ryan Ford 1-3, 2B
Manalapan Game Stats
Jake Sadowitz 2-4, 2B, 2 R
Giovanni Ciaccio 2-3, 2B, R, RBI
Dan DeBlasio 2-3, R ,RBI
Stephen Carbonara 1-2, 2 RBI

 

No. 2 Middletown South 5, No. 7 Marlboro 2

Johnny Zega blasted his third home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Eagles downed the Mustangs for their seventh straight win.

Jon Martin allowed two unearned runs in a complete-game, four-hitter while walking one and striking out one. Jeremy Dyzenhaus put in five innings of working in taking the loss, allowing three earned runs on four hits while striking out three and walking six.

 

Class A Central

Holmdel 6, St. John Vianney 5

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

Pitching

Vianney IP H R ER BB SO
Ryan DeMille 5 4 2 2 1 4
Brandon DeKovics (L, 2-2) 2 3 4 1 1 1
Holmdel IP H R ER BB SO
Alex DiBona (W, 2-1) 7 8 5 2 2 5

Top Hitters

Vianney Game Stats
Ciaran Devenney 3-4, 3B, 2 R, SB
Sebi Bellone 1-3, 2 RBI
Chris Cerniglia 2-2, BB, R, SB
Holmdel Game Stats
Chris Ammirati 1-3, BB, 2 R, SB
Sal Monticciolo 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Alex Galarza 2-4, 2B
Matt Metzger 2-4

Sal Monticciolo hit a two-run double to ignite a four-run seventh inning and Alex Galarza scored the winning run on an error to give the Hornets a walk-off win over the Lancers and a season sweep of their crosstown rivals.

 

Raritan at Manasquan - PPD, Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Shore 4, Rumson-Fair Haven 0

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

Pitching

Shore IP H R ER BB SO
Devin McLaughlin (W, 3-1) 7 2 0 0 1 6
Rumson IP H R ER BB SO
Teddy Sourlis (L, 1-3) 4 5 2 2 2 4
Jack Volker 2 2 0 0 0 1
Alex Burnett 1 3 2 1 0 1

Top Hitters

Shore Game Stats
Michael Jelliff 2-4, R
Chas Breithoff 2-3, R, RBI
Marco Parrino 2-4
Ryan Jones 3-4, RBI
Rumson Game Stats
Mike Frissora 1-3
Mickey Schluter 1-3

Devin McLaughlin fired a two-hitter with six strikeouts and the Blue Devils snapped the Bulldogs' five-game winning streak. Ryan Jones collected three hits and drove in a run for Shore.

 

Class B North

No. 8 Ocean at Colts Neck - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.

Wall 3, Matawan 2

Mike Yard went 2-for-3, including a two-run single in a three-run Wall first, and the Crimson Knights edged the Huskies.

Jake Malone also went 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Gene Scott and Nick Maciejewski were each 2-for-4.

Regan Dombroski worked 4 1/3 innings for the win, allowing one earned run on seven hits while striking out two without a walk. Dylan Colatrella closed out the win with 2 2/3 hitless innings, issuing just one walk and striking out five.

Adam Elliot went 2-for-3 at the plate and allowed three runs on 10 hits in six innings of work. Jake Burlew and Tom Collazo each went 1-for-3 with a run scored and Chris Vetter was 1-for-4 with an RBI.

 

No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 5, Neptune 3

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

Pitching

Neptune IP H R ER BB SO
Dylan Taliaferro (L) 5.1 7 5 3 3 5
Ron Cole 0.2 1 0 0 0 1
RBC IP H R ER BB SO
John Poccia 4 4 2 2 1 5
Jack Ipsen (W, 3-0) 3 2 1 1 0 2

Top Hitters

Neptune Game Stats
Matt Jegou 1-3, RBI
Ron Cole 1-3, 2B
Mike Hand 1-2, RBI, SB
RBC Game Stats
Doug Facendo 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Evan Madigan 1-4, solo HR

Doug Facendo hit a tie-breaking, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth and the Caseys pulled out a win over the upset-minded Scarlet Fliers.

 

Red Bank at Long Branch - PPD, Wednesday, 4 p.m.

 

Non-Division

Monmouth 10, Ranney 0 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Ranney (3-7)  0 0 0 0 0 x x 0 1 2
Monmouth (7-5) 3 0 4 2 1 x x 10 8 0

Pitching

Ranney IP H R ER BB SO
James Geraghty (L) 4 7 9 8 6 1
Monmouth IP H R ER BB SO
Noah Eggenschwiler (2-1) 5 1 0 0 0 5

Top Hitters

Ranney Game Stats
Cory Natofsky  1-2
Monmouth Game Stats
Paul Birzin 2-2, HR, 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI
Andrew Slinger 2-3, 3 RBI