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Shore Conference Tournament

Opening Round

(8) Colts Neck 5, (25) Point Beach 3

Sophomore Tom Diffley hit a game-tying double in the bottom of the fourth and Colts Neck scored the winning run on a wild pitch an inning later before senior ace Anthony Gubitosi closed out the win in relief to send the Cougars into the SCT round of 16.

Senior Joe Cilea got Colts Neck on the board in the fourth with an RBI double and Diffley's two-run hit knotted the game at 3-3.

Junior Ryan Tan scored on a wild pitch in the fifth and Anthony Vallaro scored on the back-end of a double-steal in the sixth to provide an insurance run for Gubitosi, who took over in the top of the third with his team already trailing, 3-0.

Point Beach jumped out to a 3-0 lead on a two-out, bases-clearing double by starting pitcher Kyle Kolans in the top of the first inning.

Pt Beach (13-8) 3000000361
Colts Neck (12-5-1) 000 311x594


Kyle Kolans (L, 3-1) 4.2 8 4 4 0 1 74
Nate Van Norman 0.1 0 0 00 0 7
Bryan Matuschat 1 1 1 1 0 0 20
Christian Rice 2 3 3 3 1 147
Anthony Gubitosi (W, 6-0) 5 3 0 0 1 8 79

Top Hitters

Point BeachStats
Kyle Kolans1-3, 2B, 3 RBI
Phil Trebour1-4
Braden Ryan1-4, R
Andrew Banick2-4, R
Connor DeLorenzo1-3
Colts NeckStats
Joe Cilea2-2, 2B, RBI
Tom Diffley2-3, 2 RBI
Dave Cohen2-3, R
Casey Gardiner1-3, R
Brad Salamone1-3
Chris Scully1-3, RBI


(10) Ranney 5, (23) Lacey 2

Senior Charlie Chropuvka led off the bottom of the sixth with a solo home run to give Ranney some breathing room, 4-2, and junior Marcello Mastroianni closed out a win of the Panthers over the Lions to reach the SCT round of 16 Tuesday against the winning of Monday's first-round game between No. 26 Pinelands and No. 7 Jackson Memorial.

Ranney 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth and a 3-1 lead in the sixth, but Lacey responded to both Ranney strikes. Senior Mike Todaro tied the game at 1-1 with an RBI single in the top of the fifth and junior Andrew Tobia singled in a run in the sixth to trim Ranney's lead to 3-2.

Junior Jack Tallent tacked on an insurance run for Ranney with an RBI single in the sixth following Chropuvka's home run.

Lacey (9-9)0000110243
Ranney (18-4)000122X571


Noah Quinn (L, 3-4)4.143073100
Colin Space12220019
Jack Srmaty0.21000015
Marcello Mastroianni (6-1)742127113

Top Hitters

LaceyGame Stats
Andrew Tobia1-2, R, RBI
Mike Todaro1-3, RBI
RanneyGame Stats
Charlie Chropuvka1-3, HR, BB, R, RBI
A.J. Gracia1-1, 2B, 3 BB, R
Lou Spadafora2-4, 2B
Jack Tallent1-4, R, RBI
Glen Cantalupo1-3, R


(22) Donovan Catholic 8, (11) Manalapan 5

Sophomore Joe Maier delivered tie-breaking RBI singles in both the fourth and fifth innings and the Griffins outlasted the Braves to advance to the SCT round of 16 Tuesday against No. 6 CBA.

Maier's RBI single in the fourth broke a scoreless deadlock and plated the first of four runs in the inning for Donovan Catholic, with freshman Lou DiBiase following with a three-run double in the fourth to put Donovan Catholic ahead, 4-0.

Manalapan came back with four in the bottom of the fourth, with senior Max Graime knocking home a pair of runs with a single to make it 4-3 and junior Cristian Bernardini working a bases-loaded walk to tie the game, 4-4.

Maier broke the 4-4 tie with another RBI single in the fifth and senior Anthony Mursko scored on the tail end of a double-steal as part of the three-run fifth and added an RBI single in the sixth to make it 8-5.

Donovan Cath (10-8)00043108104
Manalapan (9-11)0004001562


Donovan CatholicIPHRERBBSOPC
Hunter Lefkus3.24403470
Brian Padilla (W, 1-3)3.12111040
Aidan Tumbleson44433570
Dylan Shaffer (L, 3-2)12323132
Josh Bonus0.2311020.2
Liam Martin1.1100011.1

Top Hitters

Donovan CatholicGame Stats
Joe Maier4-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Anthony Mursko1-3, BB, 2 R, RBI
Andrew Bonick1-3, BB, 2 R
Gavin Degnan2-4, R
Lou DiBiase1-4, 2B, 3 RBI
ManalapanGame Stats
Liam Martin2-4, 2B, R, RBI
Max Graime1-3, R, 2 RBI
Christian Vento2-4
Christian D’Angelo1-4, 2B


(17) Neptune 5, (16) Brick Memorial 3

Junior Jack Tinik and seniors Ryan Cole and Tyler Persico each hit an RBI single in Neptune's four-run fifth and the Scarlet Fliers came alive at the plate just in time to slip past the Mustangs and into the SCT round of 16 Tuesday at top-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven.

Tinik's RBI single cut Brick Memorial's lead to 3-2 and the Scarlet Fliers tied the game when senior Dan Moran scored on a wild pitch with two out. Cole then hit a go-ahead RBI single and Persico tacked on an insurance run with one more RBI knock for Neptune.

Junior Brennan Moloughny led off the seventh with a single and Moran doubled before Brick Memorial recorded the first two outs of the inning.

Junior Kevin O'Neil pitched a one-two-three seventh, striking out the final two batters he faced to secure the win.

Cole got Neptune on the board in the top of the fourth with an RBI double that cut Brick Memorial's lead to 3-1.

Brick Memorial scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the third inning. Senior Anthony Martino opened the scoring with an RBI double, followed by a sacrifice fly by junior Joey Nolan and an RBI single by senior Ryan Mulcahey.

Neptune (8-8-1)00010045110
Brick Mem (12-8)0030000350


Brennan Moloughney553339110
Kevin O’Neil (W, 1-0)1.10000313
Nick Garbooshian44110257
Cole Cook-Benson2.14220239
Ryan Mulcahey (L, 0-4)0.23221130

Top Hitters

NeptuneGame Stats
Ryan Cole2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Tyler Persico2-4, RBI
Dan Moran2-3, 2B, R
Jack Tinik3-4, 2 R, RBI
Brennan Moloughney2-3, R
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Ryan Mulcahey2-3, RBI
Brady Leach2-4, R, SB
Anthony Martino1-2, 2B, BB, R, RBI


(12) Freehold Twp. 7, (21) Toms River South 6 (9 Innings)

Sophomore Ryan Costello crushed a game-winning, solo home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Patriots walked off with an extra-inning win over the Indians.

Costello came on to pitch at the start of the eighth inning and fired two scoreless frames before stepping to the plate with one out in the bottom of the ninth. After taking ball one, the left-handed-swinging sophomore unloaded on a fastball and launched it over the rightfield fence to set off a game-winning celebration.

Toms River South rallied from a 6-3 deficit with three runs in the top of the seventh inning, with senior Jake Wilber slamming a game-tying RBI double to the fence in left after the first two runs of the inning scored on wild pitches.

Junior Justin Diaz singled into center and Wilber made a bid to score the go-ahead run, but Freehold Township senior centerfielder Giacomo Calamita threw him out at the plate by a several steps.

Toms River South took the first lead of the game when junior Ryan Schmidt ended a 12-pitch at-bat with an RBI double to the fence in right in the top of the second, but Freehold Township responded with three in the bottom of the inning to surge ahead. Junior catcher Ryan Kopf drove in the first of his two RBI with an RBI single and senior Jayme Montanez punched a two-run single to right-center for a 3-1 Patriots lead.

Toms River South senior Aidan Folsom led off the top of the fourth with a solo home run and junior Chris Clark cut the deficit to one later in the inning with an RBI single.

As it did in scoring its fourth run in the third, Freehold Township took advantage of a Toms River South defensive miscue to score a run in the fourth, making the score 5-3. The Patriots extended the lead to 5-3 in the fifth on an RBI single by sophomore Mike Avino.

TR South (7-7)010200300691
Freehold Twp (12-8)031110001790


Chris Hastings1.23332134
Rob Abademarco3.23323050
Daryl Piccoli0.20001011
Chris Clark (L)2.12111235
C.J. Svoboda67443494
Ryan Keegan0.10221012
Sean Keegan0.22002014
Ryan Costello (W)20002130

Top Hitters

Toms River SouthGame Stats
Aidan Folsom1-4, HR, 2 R, RBI
Jake Wilber3-5, 2B, R, RBI
Ryan Schmidt1-2, 2B, 3 BB, R, RBI
Brandon Elmendorf1-2, 2 BB
Chris Clark1-4, RBI
Colin Raimann1-3, BB
Freehold Twp.Game Stats
Ryan Costello1-4, HR, BB, 2 R, RBI
Jayme Montanez2-2, BB, R, 2 RBI
Ryan Kopf2-3, 2 RBI
Giacomo Calamita1-2, 2B, 2 BB, R
Robert Havens1-3, R
Mike Avino1-3, BB, RBI


(13) Marlboro 6, (20) Manasquan 5 (8 Innings)

Senior Josh Mack drew a bases-loaded walk with none out in the bottom of the eighth and the Mustangs walked off with a win over the Warriors to reach the SCT quarterfinal round Tuesday at No. 4 Red Bank Catholic.

Manasquan rallied with five runs in the sixth and seventh innings, with the tying run scoring on an error in the seventh after senior Ryan Deegan trimmed the deficit to one with an RBI single.

Mack also knocked home a run in the second with an RBI single while senior Shawn McNiff opened the scoring with an RBI and scored the third run of the Marlboro second on a passed ball.

Manasquan (11-11)00000320532
Marlboro (10-10)03002001665


Luca Marshall55524689
Nicolas Galvan (L, 0-2)21112127
Jack Dawson00002011
Alex D’Ambrosio51304883
Chris Collina (W, 3-1)32211151

Top Hitters

ManasquanGame Stats
Ryan Deegan1-3, R, 2 RBI
Brett Patten2-4, 2 SB
MarlboroGame Stats
Josh Mack2-4, 2 RBI
Shawn McNiff1-3, R, RBI
Alex D’Ambrosio1-2, 2 BB, R


(15) Central 1, (18) Monmouth 0

Senior Nick Kozak lifted a sacrifice fly to centerfield to score sophomore courtesy runner Brayden Lowden with the winning run in the bottom of the sixth and the Golden Eagles battled their way past the Falcons to earn a trip to play No. 2 Howell Tuesday in the Shore Conference Tournament round of 16.

Monmouth (12-6)0000000060
Central (15-7)000001X130


Aiden Denton (W, 4-1)63112490
Shane Sajewicz (W, 2-0)76001899

Top Hitters

MonmouthGame Stats
Zach Lopes2-3
Aiden Denton1-3, 2B
CentralGame Stats
Nick Kozak1-2, RBI
Cristian Soto1-3
Chase Pierce1-3


(9) St. John Vianney 13, (24) Jackson Liberty 3 (5 Innings)

Senior Matteo Pasculli ripped a two-run home run in the bottom of the first and drew one of three bases-loaded walks by St. John Vianney during a six-run third inning as the Lancers erased an early 3-0 deficit to roll through the Lions.

Pasculli's two-run shot to center cut Jackson Liberty's lead to 3-2 and his RBI walk tied the game at 3-3 in the fourth. Junior Andrew Zottar and senior Antonio Kurtz each worked bases-loaded walks as well and sophomore Owen Murtha and senior Nick Ferraioli were each hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to account for two more Vianney runs.

In the fourth inning, Zottar hit an RBI double and junior Danny Flynn drove him in with an RBI single on the next batter to stretch the Lancer lead to a commanding 10-3 advantage.

Jackson Liberty jumped out to a 3-0 lead on a bases-clearing, three-run double by freshman Cristian Garced in the top of the first inning.

Jackson Lib (8-8)30000XX343
SJV (14-4-1)20623XX1360


Ethan Bloomfield (L, 2-4)2.13774565
Nick Nannini0.20101121
Michael Kisseberth1.13543136
Nick Ferraioli (W, 3-1)54333588

Top Hitters

Jackson LibertyGame Stats
Cristian Garced1-2, 2B, 3 RBI
Chris Sasso1-2, BB, R
St. John VianneyGame Stats
Matteo Pasculli1-1, HR, 3 BB, 2 R, 4 RBI
Andrew Zottar2-3, 2B, R, 4 RBI
Danny Flynn1-3, R, 2 RBI
Brady Oswick2-3, 3 R



Regular Season

Class B North

Wall 17, Red Bank 1

Wall (15-3, 11-3)204112717171
Red Bank (6-15, 3-11)0000010141


Matt Johnson20001231
Triur Brown (W, 4-0)22000423
T.J. Legere2.12111346
Nick Lovarco0.20001217
Greyson Sandoz (L, 0-2)2.27660342
Jack Glassberg3.15430153
James White0.15771030
Ryan Robinson0.2000028

Top Hitters

Nick Lovarco3-5, HR, 3 RBI
Gabe Cavazzoni4-5, 2B 2 RBI
Andrew Fischer3-5, 2 HR, 6 RBI
Jake Howlett2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI
Jerry Winchester2-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI
Colin MacDermant1-4, 2B
Red BankStats
Jackson Hyman1-2, 2B
Jake Cohen1-3, 2B




Middletown North 13, Holmdel 3 (5 Innings)


Senior Mike Weinbel pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts, one walk and three unearned runs allowed as the Lions (10-10) turned away the Hornets (4-15).

Senior Andrew Lombardi went 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBI and Colin Dowlen was 1-for-3 with two RBI for Middletown North.




Immaculata 7, No. 4 Red Bank Catholic 4

Immaculata (9-9)4200010791
RBC (16-6)0020011491


Christian Martell (W)562213
Matt Warzeniak232242
Ryan Prior (L, 3-2)25666158
Ashton Mejias54110256

Top Hitters

Immaculata Game Stats
A.J. Johnson1-3, 3B
Jayson Labrador2-3, 2 RBI
Troy Rabosky1-3, 2B
Jayden Capindica2-3
Red Bank CatholicGame Stats
Alex Stanyek1-3, HR, R, 2 RBI
Sean Griggs2-3, 2 2B
Frank Scivanic3-3, RBI


Matawan 4, Lakeland 3



Andrew Gendi (W, 2-3)5.14311476
Brandon Falco (SV, 1)1.20000225

Top Hitters

Siegel1-3, R
Morgan1-2, R, RBI
Jake Brigandi2-3, 2B, 3B, R, 2 RBI
Sean Hart1-3, 2B
Sal Cassano0-2, BB, R, 2 SB



St. Thomas Aquinas 14, Mater Dei Prep 1 (5 Innings)




Shore Conference Tournament

Opening Round

(19) Barnegat at (14) Southern – PPD, Monday, 4 p.m.

Barnegat scored the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth inning to make the score 2-1 and loaded the bases with none out in the inning, but rain and poor field conditions prompted the game to be postponed.

According to Shore Conference Tournament rules, the game it to revert back to the last completed inning and if the score is tied, the game is to be replayed from the beginning.

Southern tied the game on an error in the bottom of the fifth inning and with the score 1-1 through five complete innings, the two teams will have to start from the beginning Monday at Southern.

(26) Pinelands at (7) Jackson Memorial – PPD, Monday



Freehold Boro at Brick Memorial – Canceled

Howell at Brick – Canceled



Donovan Catholic at JFK-Iselin – Canceled

Monroe at Toms River East – Canceled


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