Class A North

No. 1 CBA 11, Freehold Twp. 5

Pitching

Freehold Twp.
Mike Pirrotta (L, 0-1)
CBA IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Gargana (W, 1-0) 5 4 3 3 4 0

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp. Game Stats
Mike Pirrotta 2 H
Liam Simon 2 H
CBA Game Stats
Sal Rinaldi 2 H, 3 RBI
Nick Hohenstein 2 H, 3 RBI
Kenny Campbell 2B, 3 RBI

 

Marlboro 1, No. 9 Freehold Boro 0

Pitching

Freehold IP H R ER BB SO HR
Dan Chiusano (L, 0-1) 5 5 1 1 3 7 0
Pat White 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Marlboro IP H R ER BB SO HR
Donnie Alfano (W, 1-0) 7 5 0 0 1 5 0

Top Hitters

Freehold Game Stats
Nick LaMorte 2-for-3
Chris Cassandra 2B
Phil Marcantonio 2B
Marlboro Game Stats
Will Trochiano 2-2, BB, R
Gene Napolitano 1-3, 2B, RBI
Noah Thomas 1-3, 1st varsity hit

Junior Gene Napolitano doubled home junior Will Trochiano with an RBI double in the first inning and the Mustangs (2-0) edged the Colonials (1-1, 1-1). Napolitano's RBI was his sixth in two games to open the season and his double was the fourth in two games.

Senior Donnie Alfano went the distance in his first varsity start after an injury kept him off the mound last year.

 

No. 3 Middletown South 14, No. 5 Manalapan 4

Midd South IP H R ER BB SO
Jon Martin (W, 1-0) 5 3 2 2 2 3
Bobby Gyurindak 2 3 2 2 0 0
Manalapan IP H R ER BB SO
Sadowitz 3 6 7 2 0 4
DeGregorio 2 2 4 2 1 1
Sabatino 2 5 3 3 2 1

Top Hitters

Midd South Game Stats
Austin Markmann 3-4, 2 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI
Ben Porpora 3-3, 3 R, 3 RBI
Tom Gannon 3-5, 2B, R, RBI
Jeremy Joyce 3-5, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Jon Martin 1-4, 2B, BB
Johnny Zega 2-3, RBI
Manalapan Game Stats
Stephen Hansen 1-3, HR, R, RBI
Chris Rodriguez 1-2, 2 RBI

 

Class A Central

Raritan 8, Monmouth 6

Pitching

Raritan IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jon Rodriguez (W, 1-0) 5 6 4 4 2 9 0
Zack Johnston (S, 1) 2 4 2 2 0 4 0
Monmouth IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Malfara (L, 0-1) 3.2 7 5 4 2 2 0
Chris Raike 3.1 6 3 1 0 3 0

Top Hitters

Raritan Game Stats
Jon Rodriguez 3-5, 2 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Bo Bentley 3-4, RBI
Mike Lind 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Kenny Friend 2-2, 2 R, 2 RBI
Monmouth Game Stats
Garrhet Reedy 3-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Christian Hoplock 2-4, RBI
Josh Jackson 1-4, 2 RBI
Chris Marcincak 1-3, 3 R

 

Class A South

Brick Memorial 7, Lacey 3

Pitching

Lacey IP H R ER BB SO HR
Capetesto (L, 0-1) 3 4 3 2 5 2 0
MacFarland 2 4 4 2 3 3 0
Dial 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brick Memorial IP H R ER BB SO HR
Dave Clark (W, 1-0) 5 4 3 3 2 8 1
Ray Lutick (S, 1) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0

Top Hitters

Lacey Game Stats
Brandon Haggerty 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
Brick Memorial Game Stats
Dave Clark 3-for-3
Matt Cuppari 1-1, 3 BB, R, RBI
Teddy Gonzalez 1-4, 2B, RBI
Nick Reyes 1-4, 2 RBI
Dylan Evans 1-3, RBI

 

Southern 6, Brick 5

Brick IP H R ER BB SO
Nic Chirichello 3.1 2 3 3 4 6
Josean Morales (L, 0-1) 3 3 3 3 3 3
Kendall Stadelberger 0.1 2 0 0 0 0
Southern IP H R ER BB SO HR
Pat Barrett 5 5 5 5 3 3 0
Quincy Virgilio 2 2 0 0 1 0 0

Top Hitters

Brick Game Stats
John Prato 1-3, R, RBI
Trevor Rowe 1-4, 2 RBI
Marc Wissen 2-3, R
Southern Game Stats
Vaugh Walker 1-3, 2 RBI
Trent Markey 1-4, R, RBI
Nolan Watson 1-4, RBI

Southern (2-0, 2-0) scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to walk off with a win over the Green Dragons (0-2, 0-2), capped by a game-winning sacrifice fly by Marcos Matias. Nolan Watson tied the game two batters earlier with a two-run single to score Zach Oddo and Joey Robertson.

 

No. 7 Jackson Memorial at No. 8 Toms River North - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. at Jackson Memorial

Toms River South at Toms River East - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.

 

Class B North

No. 6 Colts Neck 10, Neptune 1

Pitching

Colts Neck IP H R ER BB SO
Mike D'Attavio (W, 1-0) 5 3 1 1 5

Top Hitters

Colts Neck Game Stats
Nick Umbro 3 H, 2 R
Jonathan Weizman 2 2B

Wall at Red Bank - PPD, Monday, 4 p.m.

 

Class B Central

Henry Hudson at Ranney - PPD, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Mater Dei Prep 11, Keansburg 10

Keansburg IP H R ER BB SO
Ian Terry (L, 1-1) 1 2 3 2 3 0
Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO
Matt Paciulli (W, 1-0) 3 5 4 3 4

 

Top Hitters

Keansburg Game Stats
Justin Alessi 3-5, 3 RBI
Liam Meyer 2-5, 2 2B, RBI
Miguel Crespo 2B
Ian Terry 2B
Mater Dei Game Stats
Cole Hardy 2-3, 2B, 3 R, RBI, SB
Joe Ruth 1-2, 2B, BB, 3 RBI
Matt Paciulli 2-4, 2B, 2 R

The Seraphs (2-0, 2-0) scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take an 11-9 lead and held on for a win over the Titans (1-1, 1-1) in a back-and-forth B Central game. Cole Hardy plated two runs with a double in the frame, followed by a game-tying RBI fielder's choice by Ryan Turner.

Dave Matthies gave Mater Dei the lead with an RBI single to center and Matt Paciulli tacked on an insurance run when he reached on an error to allowed the fifth run of the inning to score.

Justin Alessi rapped a two-run single with two out in the top of the fifth to break a 6-6 tie and freshman Liam Meyer scored Alessi with an RBI double to send the Titans to the bottom of the fifth with a 9-6 lead.

 

Point Beach 4, Keyport 2

Pt Beach IP H R ER BB SO HR
John VanSchoick 7 6 2 2 1 10 0
Keyport IP H R ER BB SO HR
Steven Chandler (L, 0-1) 6 7 4 1 2 7 1
Kenneth Harrigan 1 0 0 0 1 3 0

Top Hitters

Pt Beach Game Stats
Kevin Donnelly 2-4, 2B, HR, R, RBI
Joe DelGrippo 1-3, RBI
Josh Yates 1-4, RBI
Ryan Franzoni 1-3, 2B
Ryan Sheehan 1-2, RBI
Keyport Game Stats
Shane Chandler 2-3, RBI, SB
Kyle Johnson 2-3, RBI, SB
Michael Russo 2-for-3

Kevin Donnelly belted a solo home run in the top of the first and later added a double as the Garnet Gulls (2-0, 2-0) edged the Red Raiders (0-2, 0-2). Josh Yates and Joe DelGrippo each added an RBI single in the fourth to stretch the Point Beach lead to 3-0.

 

Class B South

Pinelands 7, Lakewood 1

Lakewood IP H R ER BB SO HR
Roman Mercedes (L, 0-1) 6 10 7 6 1 3 0
Pinelands IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joey Ventresca (W, 1-0) 7 2 1 0 1 12 0

Top Hitters

Pinelands Game Stats
Anthony Diaz 2-3, 2B, R, 3 RBI
Tommy Allen 3-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Joey Ventresca 2-4, RBI
Brad O'Brien 1-3, 2B, R
Jared Strang 1-4, 2B, R

Freshmen Joey Ventresca and Anthony Diaz shined in their varsity debuts to lead the Wildcats (1-0, 1-0) over the Piners (1-1, 1-1). Ventresca pitched a two-hit complete game with one walk and 12 strikeouts while also going 2-for-4 at the plate. Diaz went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI.

 

Manchester 11, Jackson Liberty 2

Manchester IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Felipe 5 1 0 0 6 6 0
P.J. Martinez 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
Matt Bryant 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Jackson Liberty IP H R ER BB SO HR
Matt Pickus 3.1 7 6 4 0 6 0
Andrew Ludovico 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0
Matt Piro 1 3 4 4 2 1 0
Jeremy Bollard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Manchester Game Stats
Jon Meaney 3-5, 2 R, RBI
Marc Wernoch 2-5, R, RBI
P.J. Martinez 2-5, R, RBI
Darrius Garcia 1-4, R, 2 RBI
Laird 1-2, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI
Jackson Liberty Game Stats
Billy Hart 1-3, R
Brandon Pallante 1-1, 2 BB

 

No. 4 Barnegat 2, Point Boro 0

Pt Boro IP H R ER BB SO HR
Tim Rossi 4.2 4 2 0 0 4 0
Frank Graziano 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jason Groome 4 1 0 0 1 10 0
Jared Kacso (W, 1-0) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0

Top Hitters

Pt Boro Game Stats
Bill Feehan 1-2, BB
Barnegat Game Stats
Collin O'Conner 1-3, 2B, RBI
Eric Becker 1-2, R, SB

 

Donovan Catholic 6, Central 2

Donovan Catholic IP H R ER BB SO
Kyle Malloy (W, 1-0) 7 9 2 4 5
Central IP H R ER BB SO
Jared Morris (L, 0-1) 3 1 2 5 5
Connor Keehn 1.2 2 4 4 1
Joe Bassett 1.1 0 0 2 0
Ryan Greene 1 0 0 0 1 0

Top Hitters

Donovan Catholic Game Stats
Kyle Malloy 1-2, R, 2 RBI
Bilancia 1-2, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Central Game Stats
Jack Sudia 2-4, 2B, RBI
Ryan Paul 2-4, 2B

Kyle Malloy led the Griffins on the mound and at the plate to help first-year head coach Bill Beining earn his first career win.