Class A North

No. 9 Freehold Boro 7, No. 6 Howell 2

Tom Holdorf went a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and an RBI and the Colonials rode another strong start from junior left-hander Dan Chiusano to a win over the Rebels.

Nick Zuppe went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs, while both Marco Meleo and Ryan Yee both finished 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Chiusano worked around seven hits to limit Howell to one run over his four innings and also struck out six while walking one. Pat White allowed a run in two relief innings and James Manos threw a scoreless seventh to shut the door on the Rebels.

Christian Gedell was 2-for-4 with two RBI and Grant Hackett finished 2-for-3 with a run scored for Howell. Mark Iacobino also went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

 

Class A Central

Manasquan 10, Raritan 0 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Raritan (2-7, 2-6) 0 0 0 0 0 x x 0 3 3
Manasquan (5-4, 5-3) 0 0 8 0 2 x x 10 12 1

Pitching

Raritan IP H R ER BB SO
Matt Birdsall (L) 2.1 8 8 3 1 2
Wottowicz 2.0 4 2 2 1 0
Manasquan IP H R ER BB SO
Jack Sheehan (W, 3-1) 5 3 0 0 2 6

Top Hitters

Raritan Game Stats
Jon Guccione 2-2, 2B
Matt Birdsall 1-2
Manasquan Game Stats
Jack Sheehan 3-4, 2B, 3B, RBI
Ethan Thompson 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI
Tommy Sheehan 2-2, RBI
Rickey Flynn 2-3, 2B
Parker Day 1-3, 3B, 2 RBI

 

Class A South

Toms River East 6, Lacey 0

Southern 1, No. 10 Jackson Memorial 0

Sophomore Marco Matias singled home Jared Lubanski with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh and the Rams walked off with a win over the Jaguars. Lubanski tripled with one out to bring Mattias to the plate with a chance to win the game.

Nick Simone pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing only two hits and no walks while striking out four. Zach Fillmore tossed a scoreless seventh inning and picked up the win in relief.

Chris Hawryluk threw a four-hitter in defeat and also struck out nine with no walks in his 6 1/3 innings.

At First Energy Park

Toms River North 3, Toms River South 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
TR South (9-4, 7-3) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 0
TR North (7-5, 5-4) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1

Pitching

TR South IP H R ER BB SO
Nick Scrudato (L, 2-2) 4 5 3 3 3 4
Trevor Wagner 2 0 0 0 2 2
TR North IP H R ER BB SO
Anthony Deceglie (W, 2-1) 4.2 5 2 2 2 5
Brendan Mullins (S, 2) 2.1 0 0 0 1 3

Top Hitters

TR South Game Stats
T.J. Scuderi 2-4, 2 2B, 2 R
Ben Montenegro 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI
TR North Game Stats
Jared Bellissimo 1-2, 2 RBI
Pat Marinaccio 2-3, RBI

 

Class B North

Colts Neck 5, No. 8 Ocean 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Ocean (12-4, 6-3) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 1
Colts Neck (7-5, 6-3) 1 1 2 1 0 0 x 5 9 0

Pitching

Ocean IP H R ER BB SO
Phil DeMarco (L, 4-1) 4 8 5 3 1 6
Travis Lillie 2 1 0 0 0 2
Colts Neck IP H R ER BB SO
Mike D’Ottavio (W, 3-1) 4 1 0 0 2 6
Mario Ferraioli 3 3 1 1 2 4

Top Hitters

Ocean Game Stats
Jake Talerico 2-3
Winters 1-2, RBI
Brian Oleson 1-2
Colts Neck Game Stats
Mike Antico 3-3, 2B, R, RBI, 3 SB
Jeremy Slad 2-3, RBI
Dante Caruso 1-3
Nick Umbro 1-3, RBI
Jon Weitzman 1-2, R, RBI, SB
Tim Cavrak, Tim 1-3, 2B, R

 

Red Bank 9, Long Branch 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Red Bank (4-9, 3-6) 0 1 0 7 0 0 1 7 9 2
Long Branch (2-11, 0-9) 0 2 0 0 3 0 2 6 8 5

Pitching

Red Bank IP H R ER BB SO
Jack Povey (W, 2-1) 5 4 4 2 2 4
Long Branch IP H R ER BB SO HR
Justice Johnson (0-3) 4 10 7 4 3 3 0
Carlos Pacheco 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Justin Navarro 2 1 1 1 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Red Bank Game Stats
Jack Mangold 2-4, 3 RBI
Sam Tekelch 2-4, RBI, R
John Juco 2B
Jack Povey 2 RBI
Long Branch Game Stats
Sean Cuddy 2-4, RBI
Carlos Irrizary 1-2, R, RBI
Nick Lunn 1-4, 2 RBI

 

Class B Central

Keyport 12, Henry Hudson 2 (6 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hudson (1-10, 1-9) 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 2 4 3
Keyport (6-5, 5-4) 2 0 2 4 0 4 X 12 8 1

Pitching

Hudson IP H R ER BB SO
Brendan Carlstrom (L) 5.2 8 12 7 8 6
Keyport IP H R ER BB SO
Steven Chandler (W, 1-3) 6 4 2 1 2 6

Top Hitters

Hudson Game Stats
Jack Slocum 1-3, RBI
Keyport Game Stats
Shane Chandler 2-4, 2 R, 3 RBI, 2 SB
Kyle Mitchell 1-2, 3 R, RBI, 2 SB
Kenny Harrigan 1-4, 2 RBI
Steve Chandler 1-2, 2 R, 3 SB

 

Keansburg 13, Ranney 3 (6 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Keansburg (6-5, 6-4) 1 4 2 1 3 2 x 13 12 1
Ranney (3-7, 3-7) 0 0 0 2 1 0 X 3 7 6

Pitching

Keansburg

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Matt Gibney (W)

6

7

3

3

2

5

Ranney

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

 Scott Zhu (L)

3.2

7

8

4

6

4

 Ethan Gavin

2.1

5

5

3

1

1

Top Hitters

Keansburg

Game Stats

 Justin Alessi

2-3, 3 R, 3 RBI

 Liam Meyer

2-4, 3 R, RBI

 Austin Blum

2-5, R, 2RBI

 Gannon Meyer

2-4, R

Ranney

Game Stats

 Corey Natofsky

2-3, R

 Ryan Batista

1-3, RBI

 

St. Rose 9, Point Beach 8

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Pt. Beach (8-4, 6-4) 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 8 12 1
St. Rose (11-1,10-0) 4 2 0 3 0 0 x 9 6 0

Pitching

Pt. Beach IP H R ER BB SO
Kevin Donnelly (L) 4 6 9 9 8 2
John Nista 2 0 0 0 1 0
Home IP H R ER BB SO
Brendan Hueth 3.1 7 6 6 5 2
John Crowley (W, 2-0) 3.2 5 2 2 3 1

Top Hitters

Pt. Beach Game Stats
Josh Yates 4-5, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Joe DelGrippo 3-5, R, RBI
Kevin Donnelly 2-3, R, 2B
John VanSchoick 1-3, R
Ryan Franzoni 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI
St. Rose Game Stats
Mike Gowen 1-2, 2 R, 2 SB
Brandon Mology 1-3, R, RBI
Brenden Hueth 1-3, R, 2B, RBI
Brody Maypother 2-4, 3 RBI
Riley Maypother 1-4, 2B, 3 RBI

Riley Maypother's third RBI of the game - a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning - gave St. Rose the lead for good and John Crowley settled in to pitch the Purple Roses past the Garnet Gulls to keep St. Rose unbeaten in B Central.

 

Mater Dei Prep 18, Asbury Park 5 (5 Innings)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Asbury Park (0-10, 0-10) 1 2 1 1 0 x x 5 10 4
Mater Dei (9-3, 8-2) 0 4 2 12 x x x 18 11 2

Pitching

Asbury Park IP H R ER BB SO
Christian Bragg (L) 2.1 5 6 6 3 1
Casey McGinnis 1 5 6 6 1 3
Tyler Tulley .2 4 6 6 2 0
Mater Dei IP H R ER BB SO
Anthony Grimaldi (2-0) 4 9 5 4 1 3
Mat Carrigy 1 1 0 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Asbury Park Game Stats
Louis Rodriguez 2-3, 2 RBI, SB
Christian Bragg 2-3, RBI
Devin Nash-Mcghee 2-3, 2B
Casey McGinnis 1-2 2B, RBI
Mater Dei Game Stats
Ryan Turner 3-3, 4 R, 4 RBI, SB
Joe Ruth 2-3, 3 R, 3 RBI, 2 SB
Vinny Stanziale 2-3, R, 3 RBI
Cole Hardy 2-3, 2 R, RBI , SB

 

Class B South

Manchester 1, Barnegat 0

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

Pitching

Manchester IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Felipe (W) 7 2 0 0 0 10 0
Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO HR
Tyler Suydam (L) 7 6 1 1 0 3 0

Top Hitters

Manchester Game Stats
Ryan Vanderham 2-3
Matt Migliaccio 1-3
P.J. Martinez 1-2, RBI

Junior left-hander Joe Felipe threw a two-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts to lead the Hawks past the Bengals and keep Manchester in the hunt for a share of the Class B South championship.

 

Pinelands 4, Donovan Catholic 2

Freshman Joey Ventresca helped his cause with a two-run single and struck out 10 in a complete-game effort as the Wildcats took down the Griffins. Ventresca scattered seven hits and six walks while allowing two earned runs.

Dave Lunn went 2-for-3 with a run scored while Brad O'Brien and Anthony Diaz each had a hit and a run scored.

Matt Morro went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Jack Bilancia was 1-for-1 with a double and an RBI for Donovan Catholic. Kyle Malloy also went 2-for-4 with a double and pitched a complete game six-hitter. He took the loss despite surrendering only one earned run.

 

Jackson Liberty 6, Lakewood 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Jackson Liberty (7-5, 5-5) 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 6 7 2
Lakewood (4-8, 3-7) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 2

Pitching

Jackson Lib. IP H R ER BB SO
Andrew Ludovico (W) 7 4 1 1 1 4
Lakewood IP H R ER BB SO
Ramon Mercedes (L) 3 3 5 3 3 0
Raymond Alvarez 1 3 1 1 2 0
Tayon Conover 2 0 0 0 1 1

Top Hitters

Jackson Liberty Game Stats
Ken Pommerencke 2-4
Brandon Pallante 2-4
Mike Zak 2-4, HR, 3 RBI
Lakewood Game Stats
Jason Holguin 1-3, 2 SB

Mike Zak hit his fourth home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Lions topped the Piners thanks to five runs in the first two innings.

 

No. 4 Point Boro 4, Central 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Point Boro (12-0, 10-0) 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 9
Central (6-7, 4-6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Pitching

Pt. Boro IP H R ER BB SO HR
Tim Rossi (W) 7 2 0 0 1 2 0
Central IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Bassett (L) 6 6 2 2 0 4 0
Jordan Snyder 1 3 2 0 0 0 0

Top Hitters

Pt. Boro Game Stats
Bill Feehan 2-3
Frank Graziano 2-4, 2B
Josiah Gliddon 1-3, 2 RBI
Central Game Stats
Jack Sudia 1-3
Ryan Greene 1-2

Tim Rossi pitched a two-hit shutout and the Panthers clinched no worse than a share of the Class B South championship. Point Boro can win the division outright by beating Lakewood on Friday.