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Monmouth County Tournament

Opening Round

(12) St. John Vianney 13, (21) St. Rose 0 (5 Innings)

The Lancers blasted three home runs to back up a one-hitter by senior A.J. Kurtz, with St. John Vianney dropping the Purple Roses to advance to the MCT round of 16 Saturday at fifth-seeded Ranney.

St. Rose (2-10)00000XX010
SJV (7-2-1)3190XXX13130


Chris Tallarico (L, 0-1)28992059
Max Glassberg25440238
A.J. Kurtz (W, 2-0)51001563

Top Hitters

St. RoseGame Stats
Ryan Rogers1-2
St. John VianneyGame Stats
Kyle Pollack2-2, 2B, HR, 3 R, 5 RBI
Matteo Pasculli2-2, 2B, HR, 2 R, 4 RBI
Nick Ferraioli1-2, HR, R, RBI
Danny Flynn1-2, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Dylan Galamb2-3, 2 R, RBI, 2 SB
Brady Oswick2-3, 2 R


(13) Marlboro 5, (20) Raritan 4

Senior Julian Umanzor capped a three-RBI game with a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh and the Mustangs prevailed with a first-round win over the Rockets to earn a round-of-16 date with No. 4 Colts Neck next Saturday.

Umanzor came to bat with runners on first and second in the bottom of the seventh after senior Julian Buchman walked with one out, stole second with two out and junior Alex D'Ambrosio was hit by a pitch. Marlboro's hottest hitter crushed a 1-1 pitch off the leftfield fence on a hop, scoring Buchman with the winning run.

Umanzor hit two RBI doubles earlier in the game, one to open the scoring in the bottom of the first inning and another in the bottom of the third to put Marlboro back on top, 2-1.

Marlboro held three different leads during the course of the game and Raritan came back to even the score each time prior to the bottom of the seventh. Senior Rob Scarola tied the game at 1-1 with an RBI single in the top of the third and an RBI groundout and an error drew the Rockets even, 3-3, in the top of the fourth.

D'Ambrosio drew a bases-loaded walk to give Marlboro the lead back in the bottom of the fifth, but Raritan came right back with a game-tying, RBI single by sophomore John Molnar.

Raritan (2-8)0012010440
Marlboro (5-6)1020101575


Giancarlo Lamberti4.254478114
Alex Pante0.11002023
James Nichols (L, 0-1)1.21111129
Tyler Villa5.23413798
Alex D’Ambrosio (W, 1-1)1.11000223

Top Hitters

RaritanGame Stats
Rob Scarola1-4, RBI
John Molnar1-2, BB, RBI
Alex Dekis2-4, SB
Justin Rivera0-2, BB, R, RBI, SB
MarlboroGame Stats
Julian Umanzor3-4, 2 2B, R, 3 RBI
Alex D’Ambrosio1-1, 2 BB, R, RBI
Mike Kansky1-2, 2 BB, R, SB
Danny Talarico1-4, BB, R, SB
Julian Buchman0-2, 3 BB, R, SB



Regular Season

Class A North

No. 5 CBA 6, Manalapan 3

Senior George Kruse slammed a tiebreaking two-run double in the bottom of the sixth and the Colts won a back-and-forth battle with the Braves.

Junior Cristian Bernardini gave Manalapan a 3-2 lead with a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning, but CBA struck back in the bottom of the frame. Junior Hunter Del Guercio hit a game-tying RBI single and a single by senior Gavin Kus set up Kruse with two runners on.

After Kruse doubled in the go-ahead runs, he capped the four-run inning by scoring on a wild pitch.

Manalapan jumped out to a 2-0 lead on a first-inning two-run single by senior Liam Martin. CBA pulled even with a bases-loaded walk by junior Zaine Toneske in the bottom of the third and a game-tying solo home run by senior Jack Frankovic in the bottom of the fifth.

Manalapan (4-6, 4-4)2000010342
CBA (8-3, 5-2)001014X673


Aidan Tumbleson (L, 2-2)5.17663281
Danny Burns0.20001117
Luke Ronayne4.23221673
Mike Kelly (W, 1-0)1.11112226
Tony DeJohn (SV, 1)11000118

Top Hitters

ManalapanGame Stats
Cristian Bernardini1-3, HR, BB, 2 R, RBI
Liam Martin1-2, BB, 2 RBI
Christian D’Angelo2-4, 2B
CBAGame Stats
George Kruse2-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Hunter Del Guercio2-3, R, RBI
Jack Frankovic1-3, HR, 2 R, RBI



Autism Awareness Challenge

At North Brunswick Community Park

No. 4 Middletown South 10, No. 6 Jackson Memorial 7

Junior Will Christopher collected three hits at the plate and the win on the mound, while senior Rob Cangelosi came off the bench to drive in three runs as the Eagles rallied from a 6-1 deficit to upend the Jaguars.

Cangelosi ripped a two-run single in Middletown South's four-run fourth inning that cut a five-run deficit to 6-5. He later lifted a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth that tied the game at 6-6.

Junior Ben Schild gave Middletown South its first lead with an RBI single in the sixth. Sophomore Lou D'Alessio followed with a two-run single and Christopher added an RBI single to cap the rally.

Jackson Mem (6-5)4101001782
Midd South (9-4)001405X10111


Jackson MemorialIPHRERBBSOPC
Sage Goeke58511471
Devin Foderaro (L, 0-2)14552131
Middletown SouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Mason Christopher26554365
Will Jagerburger3.11115154
Jake Czwakiel0.10001012
Will Christopher (W, 3-0)1.11102129

Top Hitters

Jackson MemorialGame Stats
J.R. Osmond2-3, 2B, R, RBI
Nick Mellino1-3, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R
Tommy Kendrick1-3, 2 BB, 2 R
Zach Crotchfelt1-2, 2 BB, 2 RBI
Charlie Meglio1-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Chris Cartnick1-5, 2B, R, RBI
Aidan O’Donnell1-1, 3 BB
Middletown SouthGame Stats
Will Christopher3-4, 2B, RBI
Evan Wood2-3, R, 2 RBI
Stephen Boguszewski2-3, 3 R
Rob Cangelosi1-1, 3 RBI
Louis D’Alessio1-4, 2 R, 2 RBI
Ben Schild1-4, R, RBI
Ryan St. Clair1-3, R, RBI


No. 7 Red Bank Catholic 11, Holy Spirit 1 (5 Innings)

Juniors Alex Stanyek and Dom Mallamachi combined on a five-inning no-hitter and the Caseys (8-2) buried the Spartans (6-5) with a six-run fifth inning to end the game via the 10-run rule.

Stanyek allowed an earned run despite not surrendering a hit and struck out six against two walks. In nine innings this season, Stanyek has yet to give up a hit.

Malamachi struck out two and walked one in his scoreless fifth inning and RBC ended the game with its six-run rally in the bottom-half of the frame.

Sophomore Sean Griggs led the Casey attack at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI. Senior Andrew Gonzalez was 2-for-3 with two RBI and two stolen bases and junior catcher Shane Andrus went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI while also throwing out two would-be base-stealers from his spot behind the plate.



Freehold Boro 8, Point Boro 5

Freehold (3-7)0040202881
Pt Boro (4-7-1)00002035123


Aidan Denham (W, 3-2)69221898
Aidan Rivera13320233
Matt Dewitte (L, 1-2)4.16653685
Wyatt Dewysockie2.22202244

Top Hitters

Freehold BoroGame Stats
Giovanni Sive2-3, BB, 2 R, 2 RBI
Mike Kleschinsky1-4, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Nick Terefenko1-3, BB, 2 R, RBI
James Watkins2-4, RBI
Nick Montello1-3, BB, RBI
Point BoroGame Stats
Connor Cilento3-5, 2B, R, RBI, 3 SB
Jayson Bennett2-4, 2B, RBI
Bryson Kirby1-3, R, RBI
Brian Simoes1-3, R, RBI
Charlie Vitale2-4


Mater Dei Prep 8, Long Branch 3

Mater Dei (4-4)0200330876
Long Branch (0-11)1000020331


Sean Hanna (W, 2-1)6.2331314110
Brian Burnett0.1000002
Clinton Campbell (L, 0-4)4.23554487
John Hebron2.14331345

Top Hitters

Mater Dei PrepGame Stats
Gerard Novello2-4, 2 2B, 2 R, RBI, 2 SB
Anthony Tancredi1-2, 2B, BB, R, RBI, 3 SB
Gavin Sansone1-4, 2B, R, RBI, 2 SB
Kole Devaney1-4, 2B, R
Long BranchGame Stats
Adam Benetsky1-2, BB, R
J.P. Welsh1-4, RBI
Clinton Campbell1-3, 2B




Allentown 10, Donovan Catholic 7

Anthony Mursko and Dave Yorke each went 2-for-3 and Mursko and Matt Mason each hit a double for Donovan Catholic, but a nine-run outburst by the Redbirds (9-3-1) in the third and fourth innings sank the Griffins (5-5).

Jack Sweeney doubled twice and drove in five to lead Allentown.

Caldwell 2, No. 2 Howell 1

Caldwell (9-2)1100000242
Howell (9-2)1000000123


Mike Scaglione (W, 4-0)721134100
Luke Bearse (L, 1-1)33212150
Aiden Bauer31000339
Nick Gomes10000211

Top Hitters

CaldwellGame Stats
Lorenzo Sozio1-3, RBI
Nick Bergamotto1-3, 2B
HowellGame Stats
Thomas Strauch1-2, HR, BB, R, RBI
Nick Gomes1-3, 2B


Jackson Liberty 3, Monroe 1

Freshman Michael Kisseberth and senior Garrett Drew combined on a two-hitter and the Lions (5-4) topped the Falcons (6-5) behind a strong mound performance.

Kisseberth allowed one earned run on one hit and three walks with five strikeouts over six innings and 92 pitches. Drew closed out the win with a scoreless seventh on 17 pitches.

Sophomore Jack Kanis, sophomore Brett Benecke, senior R.J. Vashey and senior Chris Sasso each went 2-for-3 at the plate, with Kanis, Benecke and Vashey each driving in a run and Benecke, Vashey and Sasso each contributing a double.


Hamilton West 5, Red Bank 1

Red Bank (3-8)0000100120
Hamilton West (9-3)010013X582


Cole Armond (L, 0-4)56224695
Jackson Hyman0.22333131
Jack Glassberg0.1000119
Dylan Parsons (W, 3-1)721101286

Top Hitters

Red BankGame Stats
Ryan Robinson1-3, R
Gus Dal Pra1-3
Hamilton WestGame Stats
Mark Meara3-4, R, RBI
Ryan Marino2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI


Gloucester Catholic 10, No. 10 Toms River North 4

Gloucester Cath (8-2)410004110110
TR North (6-4)2010010463


Tanner Nolan (W, 2-0)54223878
Tate DeRias11113132
Mike Yula10000012
Brendan Fiaschetti (L,0-1)03442018
Kieran Mulholland5.13331687
Jon Cherubini0.2433 0128
Ty Kazanowsky 1 1002128

Top Hitters

Gloucester CatholicStats
Damon Suriani2-3, 4 RBI
Tyler Bunting1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Matt Leahy2-5, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Sal Serici2-3, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI
Jack Sambogna2-3, R, RBI
Joey Bogart2-4, R, RBI, 2 SB
Toms River NorthStats
Ryan Baker1-4, 2B, R
Jeremiah Pruitt1-3, R, SB
Brenden Lavallee1-3, RBI
Evan Kwortnik1-2, BB
A.J. Chesney1-2, BB, RBI



Al Hedelt Tournament

At Oakcrest High School

Southern 11, Buena 10

Cedar Creek 6, Southern 5




Brick at St. Rose – PPD, TBA


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