WALL TWP. – Just 24 hours after beating Shore Conference Class B North division rival Freehold in its last turn-at bat, the Wall baseball team had to do it again on Wednesday, this time in the Monmouth County Tournament first round and without one of its best offensive players.
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Winning pitcher Chris Rose tied the game with a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth and won it with a game-ending, RBI single in the bottom of the eighth to lead the Patriots (6-3, 4-3) to an extra-inning win over the Rebels (4-5, 3-4). Freehold Township scored three runs in the sixth to overcome a 4-1 deficit, capped by Rose's first of two big hits.
Just when the top 10 appeared to stabilize a little bit this week, the two teams with the inside track for the top two spots in the rankings lost out-of-division games on Saturday. Wall lost a 15-inning classic to Freehold Township for its first loss of the season, while Jackson Liberty stunned Jackson Memorial thanks to a late grand slam by Howard Taylor and another big-game performance from Dan Serreino on the mound
The Mustangs scored eight runs in the fifth and sixth innings - including six in the sixth - to overcome an early 8-3 deficit and beat the Braves for their second straight win. Mike Santaromita went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and four RBI to lead the comeback, while winning pitcher Dustin Jensen was 2-for-
Freshman Dan Chiusano, junior Nick Murphy and sophomore Steve Rullo combined on a three-hitter as the Colonials edged the Seraphs in the MCT preliminary round to advance to a first-round game against top-seeded Wall. Murphy earned the win in relief.
Sophomore Luca Dalatri allowed his first run and first earned run of the season, but was still good enough to improve to 3-0 by pitching the Colts past the Cougars. Dalatri pitched a complete-game five-hitter while allowing one earned run on no walks and six strikeouts.
Two years ago, Barnegat was a feared team in Ocean County for approximately 10 innings per week, which is how many innings then-senior and current Wake Forest sophomore left-hander Mark McCoy was eligible to pitch
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