Class A North

Colts Neck 6, Howell 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Howell (2-2, 1-2) 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 11 1
Colts Neck (3-2, 2-1) 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6 9 2

 

Pitching

Howell IP H R ER BB SO PC
Mike Walsh (L, 0-1) 4 7 4 4 2 2  75
Dylan Beyer 1 2 2 0 0 0 29
Ryan Bearse 1 0 0 0 0 0 13
Home IP H R ER BB SO PC
Jon Weitzman (W, 1-0) 5.1 9 4 3 0 5 77
Matt Hawkins (S, 1) 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 21

 

Top Hitters

Howell  
Grant Hackett 2-4, R
Ryan Bearse 2-3, RBI
Eddie Morales 2-3
Colts Neck Game Stats
Joe Kohm 1-3, R
Dan Schulte 2-3, R, 2 RBI, 2B
Jack Tirrell 1-3, R
Jon Weitzman 2-2, R, RBI
Clarke, Brendan 1-3, R
Hunter Boag 2B
Shawn Scully 1-3, RBI

 

Freehold Twp. 1, No. 3 CBA 0

Senior right-hander Mike Pirrotta pitched five one-hit, shutout innings and drove in junior Ryan Ford with the lone run of the game as the Patriots (2-2, 1-2) became the first team to beat the Colts (5-1, 3-1) this season.

Pirrotta worked around four walks and two hit batters while striking out three and threw 95 pitches. He checked in with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth to score Ford, who was hit by a pitch to reach.

Senior Zach Pericone pitched two perfect innings with one strikeout to earn the save. Junior Blaise Venancio took the hard-luck loss for CBA and threw 76 pitches.

 

No. 5 Freehold Boro 8, Neptune 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Freehold (4-2, 3-2) 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 8 14 0
Neptune (1-3, 1-2) 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 13 2

 

Pitching

Freehold Boro IP H R ER BB SO
Dan Chiusano 6.1 11 6 6 2 9
Pat White (W, 1-0) 2.2 2 0 0 0 2

 

Neptune IP H R ER BB SO
Justin Tucker 4.1 7 4 3 1 5
Aedan Martin (L, 0-1) 4.2 7 3 2 0 3

 

Top Hitters

Freehold Boro Game Stats
Chris Cassandra 3-4, 2 R, BB
Nick Aiello 2-4, double, run
Phil Marcantonio 3-4, run, 2 2B
Mike Belka 2-5, 3 RBI
Neptune Game Stats
Ron Cole 3-5, RBI, R
Aidan Martin 1-4, HR, 2 R, RBI, BB

Sophomore Aedan Martin hit a game-tying solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning off All-Shore left-hander Dan Chiusano to send the game into extra innings, but the Colonials scored two in the top of the ninth to pull out the road win over the Scarlet Fliers in Class A North.

 

 

Class A South

No. 1 Toms River North 2, Brick Memorial 0

Junior right-hander Craig Larsen pitched a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts and one walk and the Mariners 3-1, 2-1) bounced back from a loss to Southern by blanking the Mustangs (1-5, 1-3).

Senior Mike Nyisztor went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI to lead the Toms River North lineup and senior Ian Mindas also went 2-for-3.

Junior Trevor Sherman limited Toms River North to two earned runs on five hits with one walk and one strikeout.

 

Jackson Memorial 9, Southern 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Southern (2-2, 2-2) 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 5 4 3
Jackson (2-2, 2-1) 2 0 3 2 1 1 x 9 13 5

 

Pitching

Southern IP H R ER BB SO PC
Flood 2 6 4 4 2 1 43
Luongo 4 7 4 4 3 1 74
Jackson IP H R ER BB SO PC
Connor Takacs (W, 1-1) 4.1 2 4 2 6 3 89
Tim Halasnik 1.2 1 1 0 0 1 16
Shawn Kelich 1 1 0 0 0 2 18

Top Hitters

Southern Game Stats
Marcos Matias 2-3, 2 RBI, run
Pat Barrett 0-3 RBI
Austin Pharo 0-1, RBI
Jackson Game Stats
Ryan Boyle 2-4
Connor Takacs 2-3, RBI
Tim Halasnik 3-4, 2 RBI, run
Alex Iadisernia 1-3, HR, 2 runs

 

No. 2 Toms River South 13, Toms River East 2 (6 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
TR South (3-0, 2-0) 1 0 0 4 1 7 x 13 16 2
TR East (0-4, 0-3) 0 0 2 0 0 0 x 2 2 1

 

Pitching

TR South IP H R ER BB SO PC
Justin Fall (W, 2-0) 6 2 2 0 1 7 93
TR East IP H R ER BB SO PC
Nick DeGennaro (L, 0-2) 5 9 6 6 1 4 85
Darren Scholl 1 7 7 7 1 0 32

 

Top Hitters

TR South Game Stats
Jared Kwicinski 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 R, 4 RBI
Matt Shiffer 2-3, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Ben Montenegro 2-4, R, RBI
T.J. Scuderi 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Justin Fall 2-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Mark Fitzpatrick 2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Connor Leatherman 2-4
Dylan Danelson 2-2, R

 

TR East Game Stats
Sean Sullivan 1-2, R
Jay Longo 0-1, HBP, RBI

 

Class B North

Middletown South 3, Wall 2

Senior Ben Porpora hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the bottom of the six and the Eagles (3-1, 1-1) edged the Crimson Knights (3-2, 2-2). Porpora finished 2-for-3 with a double while junior Joe Sprake also went 2-for-3 and stole a base.

Sophomore Robby Zega earned his second win of the year on the mound by allowing one earned run on two hits and five walks while fanning two on 89 pitches. Sophomore Jack Roesch pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the save.

Sophomore Grant Schulman went the distance for Wall on the mound, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and a walk. Junior Andy Lenneper went 1-for-2 for Wall with a walk.

 

 

Class B Central

No. 8 St. Rose 9, Mater Dei Prep 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Mater Dei (2-2, 2-1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 3
St. Rose (5-0, 4-0) 1 0 5 1 2 0 X 9 11 2

 

Pitching

Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO PC
Greg Bender (L, 0-1) 3 6 7 6 4 0 61
Rob Lynch 3 5 2 2 2 1 48
St. Rose IP H R ER BB SO PC
Brian DiPasquale (W, 1-0) 6 2 0 0 2 2 62
Will Gannon 1 2 1 1 0 0 18

 

Top Hitters

Mater Dei Game Stats
Sean Turner 2-3, R
Rob Lynch 1-2, BB, RBI
Kyle Dowlen 1-2, BB, 2B
St. Rose Game Stats
Riley Maypother 3-4, R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI
Brody Maypother 3-4, R, RBI
Brandon Mology 2-4, 2 RBI

 

Henry Hudson 14, Ranney 8

 

 

Class B South

Manchester 6, Barnegat 5

Sophomore Jack Felipe plated the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Hawks (4-2, 4-0) walked off with a win over the Bengals (1-4, 1-3). Felipe finished 1-for-2 with three RBI.

Senior Joe Felipe also went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored while senior Matt Migliaccio finished 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Freshman James Johns scored a pair of runs during a 1-for-4 game at the plate.

Senior Gavin Pabst allowed two earned runs on eight hits with a pair of walks and a pair of strikeouts. He threw 93 pitches while pitching the full seven innings and picking up the win.

Junior Justin Diefenbach allowed two earned runs over six innings for Barnegat and left in position to win the game after throwing 95 pitches. Diefenbach allowed five hits, struck out five and walked one and also went 1-for-4 with two runs scored at the plate. Liam Corbett went 2-for-3 and Eric Becker was 1-for-3 with two RBI in the loss.

 

No. 7 Lacey 7, Jackson Liberty 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Lacey (4-1, 3-1) 0 2 0 0 3 0 2 7 10 0
Jackson Lib. (3-2, 2-2) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 3

 

Pitching

Lacey IP H R ER BB SO PC
Don Zellman (W, 2-0) 6 3 1 1 1 9 94
Brandon Haggerty 1 1 0 0 1 3 23
Jackson Lib. IP H R ER BB SO PC
Matt Pickus (L, 1-1) 5 7 5 1 0 8 92
Nick DeCarlo 2 3 2 2 2 3 48

 

Top Hitters

Lacey Game Stats
Don Zellman 2-4, R, 2B, RBI
Justin Thompson 2-4, HR, RBI
John Troise 2-4, RBI
Jackson Lib. Game Stats
Connor Keenan 0-2, RBI Sac Fly
Alex Torres 1-2, R, 2B

 

Lakewood 12, Donovan Catholic 2 (6 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E
Donovan (2-3, 1-3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 5
Lakewood (2-2, 1-2) 2 2 0 2 1 5 12 7 3

 

Pitching

Donovan IP H R ER BB SO
Eian Gilroy (L, 0-1) 3 3 4 3 2 1
Bart Goble 2 2 3 1 3 1
Patrick Wade 0.1 1 0 0 0 0
Ryan Miller 0.1 1 5 5 6 2
Jiminez 0
Lakewood IP H R ER BB SO
Angel Mendez (W, 1-1) 6 4 2 1 0 6

 

Top Hitters

Donovan Game Stats
Ryan O’Sullivan 1-3, 2 SB, run
Matt Morro 2-4, RBI
Lakewood Game Stats
Yamile Toro 2-2,  3 runs, 3 BB, 2 SB
Hector Rodriguez 1-2, 2 RBI, 2 runs, 3 BB

 

Pinelands 5, Point Boro 0

Sophomore Joey Ventresca pitched a three-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts and no walks and the Wildcats (4-1, 4-0) blanked the Panthers (1-5, 0-4) to win their fourth straight B South game to open the year. Ventresca needed 105 pitches to navigate through seven innings and also went 1-for-3 with two runs scored.

Sophomore Peter Hammond led the offense by going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI. Senior Sean O'Rourke was 2-for-3 with an RBI and sophomore Anthony Diaz finished 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Freshman Nick Guzzi took the loss for Point Boro, allowing two earned runs on eight hits and a walk while walking one and striking out five over five innings and 72 pitches.

 

Non-Division

Long Branch 10, Keansburg 0 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Keansburg (1-3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Long Branch (2-4) 5 1 0 0 4 10 8 2

 

Pitching

Keansburg IP H R ER BB SO PC
Justin Alessi (L, 0-1) 1 3 5 5 2 1 44
Gabe Torres 3 2 2 2 1 1 66
Christian Borregeiros 0 3 3 3 2 0 21
Long Branch IP H R ER BB SO PC
James Horniacek (W, 1-2) 3 2 0 0 2 5 48
Juwan Wilkins 2 0 0 0 2 2 24

 

Top Hitters

Keansburg Game Stats
Justin Alessi 1-2

 

Long Branch Game Stats
T.J. Brewer 2-3, RBI
Carlos Irizarry 1-2, 2B, RBI
James Horniacek 2-3, 2 RBI
Matt Mincieli 2B, 2 RBI
Ryan Lorme 1-2, 2 RBI
Pasa Fields 2B, 2 RBI

 

Non-Conference

At Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Manalapan 14, Wakefield (Va.) 3

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Wakefield (Va.) 0 0 0 3 1 2 3 1
Manalapan (5-2) 0 2 0 12 x 14 14 2

 

Pitching

Wakefield IP H R ER BB SO  
Heckler 3.1 12 10 9 0 3
Baron .2 5 4 4 0 0
Manalapan IP H R ER BB SO PC
E.J. Melendez (W, 3-0) 4 3 3 1 1 6 53
Justin Korman 1 1 0 0 1 1 8

 

Top Hitters

Wakefield Game Stats
Stampatolous 1-2, RBI
Manalapan Game Stats
Giovanni Ciaccio 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI, run
Steven Bullen 2-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI, 2B
Anthony Naylor 2-3, 3 RBI
Joe Pellecchia 3-3, 2 runs, RBI

 

Ocean 3, Jeb Stuart (Va.) 1

Junior Brian Davis pitched a complete game three-hitter and sophomore Stephen Hagerman collected two hits and two RBI to help the Spartans (4-1) win another game in Myrtle Beach. Junior Matt Redbord also scored a pair of runs and notched a hit.

Brick 4, Lake Shore (N.Y.) 0

Senior left-hander Mike Soldo struck out 17 in a two-hitter and added an RBI single to lead the Green Dragons to a win. Senior Kenny Bala also cracked a solo home run for Brick.

 

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

John Champe (Va.) 11, Marlboro 9

Junior Justin Levito doubled and drove in two runs and senior Jared Wright was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI but the Mustangs pitching could not hold down Champe's lineup.

Starter Noah Hutter gave up four unearned runs on six hits over 4 1/3 innings and took a no-decision. He struck out five and walked four.

 

 

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