Baseball Wednesday Scoreboard, 4/15/15
Class A North
No. 3 CBA 1, Middletown South 0
Junior Kenny Campbell and sophomore Mason O'Mara combined on a shutout and Cid Porter doubled and scored in the first inning to help the Colts (6-1, 3-1) blank the Eagles (2-5, 2-5).
Class A Central
Manasquan 8, Holmdel 5
Five different Manasquan players doubled and the Warriors (2-2, 2-2) scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to break a 3-3 tie and upend the Hornets (1-5, 0-5). Senior Ty Hawkins was 1-for-1 with a double and three RBI, while senior Tanner Cowley smacked a two-run double in the sixth to cap the Manasquan scoring.
Matt Edwards, Tyler Bradley and Matt Paturzo all added a double each for Manasquan. Senior Marc Galvan picked up the win by striking out nine over five innings of work.
Class A South
No. 8 Brick 2, Toms River East 1
Brandon Weber allowed a run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings and Nic Chirichello stranded the bases loaded in the sixth before striking out the side in the seventh to nail down the win for the Green Dragons (5-2, 4-2) over the Raiders.
Will Johnson drove in a run with an RBI single to cut Brick's lead to 2-1 in the sixth and after the Raiders loaded the bases with two out, Chirichello came on to get a strikeout to end the threat and made it four strikeouts in four outs with three more in the seventh.
Nick Moglia broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the fifth and Dan Berg scored on a fielder's choice groundout by Matt Greenberg.
Jackson Memorial 11, Brick Memorial 7
The Jaguars (3-4, 3-3) scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead and Brandon Janofsky and Rich Rountree both homered in the sixth to cap a win over the Mustangs (3-7, 0-5). Janofsky finished 3-for-3 on top of his sixth inning solo shot, while Rountree was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Jackson Memorial grabbed the lead in the sixth on consecutive RBI singles by Chris Hawryluk and Matt Crispe, and Nick Rocco tacked on an RBI single later in the five-run frame. Kyle Johnson also went 2-for-2 with three runs scored.
Hawryluk pitched two scoreless innings to close out the game for junior Jim Plaganis, who pitched 3 1/3 innings of relief to earn his first varsity win.
Junior Matt Cuppari hit a solo home run for Brick Memorial.
No. 5 Toms River South 2, Lacey 1
Ray Liguori went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI and extended his scoreless innings streak to 20 with a five-out save as the Indians (5-1, 5-1) edged the Lions (3-4, 2-4). Liguori struck out five in relief of starter Anthony Carfora, who struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings of work.
Austin Gonella also went 2-for-3 for Toms River South with a run scored and an RBI. Anthony Elefante pitched a complete game in defeat for Lacey, allowing an earned run on five hits with six strikeouts. Justin Thompson and Don Zellman were each 2-for-3 and Paul Carluccio drove in the lone Lacey run with an RBI single in the first.
No. 1 Toms River North 12, Southern 1 (5 Innings)
Jeff Ciervo was 2-for-2 with a solo home run, two runs scored and three RBI to help lead the Mariners (6-1, 6-0) to a win over the Rams (1-6, 1-5). Brandon Fischer went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBI, while Kevin Blue was 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored for Toms River North. Owen Sulfrain also drove in three runs in a 1-for-2 day at the plate.
Class B Central
St. Rose 11, Mater Dei Prep 2
Travis Cloney, Mike Gowen and Brendan Hueth combined to go 10-for-10 with all 11 runs scored and the Purple Roses (3-3, 2-1) beat the Seraphs (4-2, 4-1), handing Mater Dei its first divisional loss of the season. Hueth and Gowen each finished 4-for-4, with Hueth adding a double, triple, three runs scored and five RBI. Gowen finished with four runs scored and two RBI, while Cloney was 2-for-2 with a triple and four runs scored.
Senior Jason Criscuolo allowed two runs on five hits with four strikeouts over five innings to earn his second win of the season (2-2). Nick Roditis went 2-for-4 and Joe Ruth was 1-for-3 with a run scored to lead Mater Dei.
Ranney 9, Asbury Park 8
James Geraghty went 2-for-2, drove in the game-tying run in the sixth and scored the winning run later in the inning as the Panthers (1-3, 1-3) beat the Blue Bishops (0-3, 0-3) to give first-year coach Glenn Slocum his first career win. John Mejia struck out four in two innings of relief to earn the win.
Point Beach 12, Henry Hudson 3
Andrew Allegretta and Joe Delgrippo combined for seven hits, five runs scored and five RBI to lead the Garnet Gulls (5-1, 5-1) in a win over the Admirals (0-4, 0-4). Allegretta finished 4-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI, while Delgrippo was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and three RBI.
Mike Frauenheim also went 2-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI for Point Beach. Kyle Rauen went 2-for-4 with a double for Henry Hudson, which trailed 4-3 after five innings before Point Beach put the game away with eight runs over the last two innings.
Class B South
Manchester 1, Central 0
Junior Jon Meaney belted a solo home run for the lone run of the game and sophomore Gavin Pabst threw a five-hit shutout to lift the Hawks (3-2, 3-2) to a win over the Golden Eagles (3-2, 2-2). Junior Ryan Paul allowed just one run on four hits in the loss.
Barnegat 8, Lakewood 4
Donovan Catholic 2, Point Boro 1
Junior Kyle Malloy hit a two-run double in the fourth inning, which was enough offense for junior Andrew Jarvis in a complete-game effort that lifted the Griffins (4-2, 2-1) to a win over the Panthers (2-5, 1-4). Jarvis allowed a run on five hits and two walks while striking out five.
John Youmans drove in the lone Point Boro run with an RBI single in the second.
Jackson Liberty 4, No. 9 Pinelands 3
Junior Brandon Pallante singled home the winning run with two out in the bottom of the seventh and the Lions (3-3, 3-2) walked off with a win over the Wildcats (3-3, 2-2). Matt Pinto walked, stole second and came around on Pallante's game-winning hit.
Pallante finished 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI, which also included a two-run double in the bottom of a three-run sixth that pulled Jackson Liberty even with Pinelands at 3. Junior Ryan Van Wickle earned the win with a scoreless inning of relief.
Austin Hartman went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored to lead Pinelands.