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Class A North

Manalapan 3, Middletown North 2

Senior Liam Martin singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh and the Braves battled past the Lions for their first win of the season.

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Midd North (2-2, 2-2)2000000253
Manalapan (1-3, 1-2)0110001381

Pitching

Middletown NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Strauch (L, 0-1)6.183233103
ManalapanIPHRERBBSOPC
Aidan Tumbleson (W, 1-1)75211687

Top Hitters

Middletown NorthGame Stats
R.J. Kernan1-2, RBI
Andrew Lombardi1-2, RBI
ManalapanGame Stats
Liam Martin2-4, 2 RBI
Max Graime1-2, 3B, R
Colten Gottlob1-2, 2B, R

 

No. 5 Middletown South 28, Long Branch 0 (5 Innings)

Senior Brendan Roche and Will Jagerburger combined on a no-hitter and the Eagles (4-2, 4-1) exploded for 16 runs in the first inning and 21 hits total in a win over the Green Wave (0-5, 0-5).

Roche struck out two in three scoreless innings and Jagerburger fanned three and walked one in two frames.

Senior Steven Boguszewski and junior Joe Bartos led the offense, with Boguszewski going 4-for-6 with a double, three runs and two RBI and Bartos finishing 4-for-5 with a double a three RBI.

No. 2 Howell 4, Marlboro 2

Senior Nick Gallo's ground ball in the top of the fourth resulted in a huge, two-out error by Marlboro, as well as the go-ahead runs to score in the Rebels' fifth straight win to open the season.

After the first three Howell runs scored on errors, Rebels sophomore Joe Zito tacked on an insurance run with an RBI double in the top of the seventh.

Senior Julian Buchman hit a game-tying RBI double for Marlboro in the bottom of the third and the Mustangs added a second run on an error.

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Howell (5-0, 4-0)1002001431
Marlboro (2-4, 1-4)0011000253

Pitching

HowellIPHRERBBSOPC
Jason Pace (W, 2-0)42225674
Ryan Bilello11000012
Nick Gomes10001116
Dan Furlong (SV, 1)12000218
MarlboroIPHRERBBSOPC
Jake Kalfayan (L, 0-1)42313273
Alex Frank31101054

Top Hitters

HowellGame Stats
Nick Todisco2-3, R
Joe Zito1-4, 2B, RBI
MarlboroGame Stats
Julian Buchman1-4, 2B, RBI
Paul Santos2-4

 

 

Class A Central

Monmouth 19, Holmdel 1 (5 Innings)

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Holmdel (0-4, 0-4)10000xx152
Monmouth (4-1, 4-1)11251xxX19141

Pitching

HolmdelIPHRERBBSOPC
Joe Barbarino (L, 0-1) 1711113064
Brendan Cieplensky1.23654044
James Hanley1.14220025
MonmouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Aiden Denton (W, 2-0)4 4102565
Evan Schade11000113

Top Hitters

HolmdelGame Stats
Sean Brescia1-3, R
Joe Barbarino1-2, 2B
MonmouthGame Stats
Christian Zito1-1, 2 BB, 4 R
Aiden Denton2-2, 2 BB, 3 R, 2 RBI
Joey Esposito2-3, 2 R, 5 RBI
James Kelly3-3, 3B, BB, 3 R, 3 RBI
Christian Theobold1-2, 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI
Andrew McKinley1-3, 2B, R, RBI

 

Ocean 10, Shore 2

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Ocean (4-0, 4-0)12130031070
Shore (2-3, 2-2)0020000283

Pitching

OceanIPHRERBBSOPC
Calderone (W, 1-0)782219108
ShoreIPHRERBBSOPC
Joe Santi (L, 0-1)23332247
John Dunleavy23433350
Rich Barton20213248
Jeff Barham11101222

Top Hitters

OceanGame Stats
Ben Robinson1-2, 2 RBI
George Krenkel2-5, 3B, HR, 3 RBI
Shane Garrett1-4, 2B, RBI
Nick Case2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
ShoreGame Stats
Lucas Rosa3-3
E.J. Stefanelli1-3, 2 RBI
Cole Stefanelli2-3, 2B
Jeff Barham1-2

 

No. 7 Red Bank Catholic 15, St. Rose 0 (5 Innings)

Sophomore Declan Leary pitched four scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out eight and the Caseys (3-2, 3-2) gave him plenty of support in a win over the Purple Roses (0-5, 0-4).

Junior Shane Andrus tripled home a pair of runs, senior Jack Meyers went 2-for-2 with a double, senior Nico Gonzalez finished 2-for-2 off the bench and senior Alex Stanyek went 2-for-3 to lead the offense.

 

No. 1 Rumson-Fair Haven 13, Raritan 0 (5 Innings)

Sophomore Aaron Del Tin and senior Liam Murphy each homered and senior right-hander Charlie Jones and Del Tin combined on a five-inning no-hitter as the Bulldogs (5-0, 4-0) hammered the Rockets (0-4, 0-4) to remain unbeaten.

Del Tin cracked a three-run home run in a six-run first inning and Martin added a grand slam to make it 10-0 in the second.

Junior Owen Kenney opened the scoring with an RBI triple and junior Reece Moroney and senior Brian Doherty each followed with RBI singles to make the score 3-0 and set up Del Tin's first career home run.

Senior Charlie Tallman also knocked in a run with an RBI double in the second and scored on a wild pitch.

Jones struck out three and walked one in two scoreless innings and Del Tin followed with six strikeouts and a walk in his three scoreless innings of work.

 

 

Class A South

Toms River North 5, No. 4 Central 2

Junior Nate Obeng gave up a pair of runs in the top of the first inning and shut out the Golden Eagles the rest of the way to help the Mariners sweep the regular-season series.

Junior A.J. Chesney hit a single that led to an error in the outfield, allowing two runs to come around and tie the game in the bottom of the second. Chesney later hit a ground that was played into an error during a two-run third inning.

Junior Ty Kazanowsky added an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth for Toms River North.

Central jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first on an RBI double by senior Cam Leiter, followed by an RBI single by senior Anthony Musso.

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Central (3-3, 2-2) 2000000245
TR North (4-1, 3-1)022001x580

Pitching

CentralIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Burke (L, 0-1) 2.23423258
Anthony Fraser3.15110355
Toms River NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Nate Obeng (W, 1-1)742233109

Top Hitters

CentralStats
Cam Leiter2-3, 2B, R, RBI, SB
Anthony Musso1-2, BB, RBI
Toms River NorthStats
Dom Saldida2-4, 2 R
Ty Kazanowsky2-4, 2B, R, RBI
A.J. Chesney1-3, 3 RBI
Evan Kwortnik0-1, 2 HBP, RBI

 

Southern 5, Brick Memorial 1

Junior Kyle Serino hit an RBI single and senior Brandon Brown followed with a two-run single to highlight a four-run seventh -- a key closing rally that made a winner out of junior starter Steven Miller and the Rams against the Mustangs.

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Southern (2-2, 2-2)10000045121
Brick Mem (4-2, 2-2)0000001130

Pitching

SouthernIPHRERBBSOPC
Steven Miller (W, 1-0)6.131039105
Mike Nascimento (SV, 1)0.20001115
Brick MemorialIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Mulcahy (L, 0-1)48113183
Nick Gabooshian34444466

Top Hitters

SouthernGame Stats
Curtis Olender2-2, 2B, 2 BB, R
Mike Nasti1-2, 2B, 2 BB, R
Stephen Stafford2-3, R
Kyle Serino2-3, RBI
Brandon Brown1-4, R, 2 RBI
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Nico Maribo1-3, RBI

 

 

Class B North

Red Bank 8, Freehold Boro 4

Sophomore Tommy Ruth went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI and the Bucs beat the Colonials to capture their first win of the season.

 

Wall 2, Neptune, 1

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Neptune (2-3, 1-3)1000000163
Wall (2-2, 2-2)200000X260

Pitching

NeptuneIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Cole (L, 1-2)66210890
WallIPHRERBBSOPC
Zach Szatkowski (W, 2-0)5.26113488
Truir Brown0.1000014
Andrew Fischer (SV, 1)10000313

Top Hitters

NeptuneGame Stats
Nick Quagliato2-3, RBI
Ryan Cole2-2
Kevin O’Neill1-4, R
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Nico Maribo1-3, RBI

 

No. 9 Colts Neck 5, No. 10 Manasquan 3

The Cougars scored the tiebreaking runs in the top of the sixth on a single passed ball and junior right-hander Tyler Spencer closed out a complete-game win over the Warriors after a rocky start to the outing.

Senior Jack Cosgrove tripled in two runs and scored on a sacrifice fly by junior Jack O'Shea to spearhead a three-run first inning for Manasquan.

Colts Neck knocked two runs off the deficit in the top of the third and tied the game on an error in the top of the fourth. Senior Christian Rice drove in the first Colts Neck run with an RBI triple and senior Brad Salamone followed with an RBI single.

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Colts Neck (3-1, 3-1)0021020562
Manasquan (4-1, 4-1)3000000351

Pitching

Colts NeckIPHRERBBSOPC
Tyler Spencer (W, 1-1)75332691
ManasquanIPHRERBBSOPC
Luca Marshall44322363
Nicolas Galvan (L, 0-1)32203362

Top Hitters

Colts NeckGame Stats
Christian Rice1-2, 3B, R, RBI
Brad Salamone1-2, RBI
Chris Sulley1-2, 2 R
ManasquanGame Stats
James Cosgrove1-2, 3B, R, 2 RBI
Ryan Deegan2-3, 2B
Mike Antonucci2-2, BB

 

Matawan 11, St. John Vianney 11 (6 Innings)

Senior Devon Chandra hit a game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the sixth, which proved to be crucial when the game between the two local, Class B North rivals was called due to darkness before the seventh inning was completed.

St. John Vianney erased an 11-6 deficit after Matawan scored seven in the top of the fifth. Seniors Dylan Galamb and Brady Oswick had RBI hits during a three-run Vianney rally in the bottom of the fifth.

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Matawan (3-2, 2-2)021170X11103
SJV (3-1, 3-1)031232X11143

Pitching

MatawanIPHRERBBSOPC
Andrew Gendi33412158
Eric Friedman13221123
Mike DiPietro15330012
Mark Kovach13220429
St. John VianneyIPHRERBBSOPC
Nick Ferraioli45433986
David Hamlin0.22502128
Dan Afflitto2.13210531

Top Hitters

MatawanGame Stats
Mark Kovach2-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI
Jake Brigandi2-2, 2 BB, R, 2 RBI
Jack Sassa2-5, R, 3 RBI
Chris Galasso1-2, 2B, 2 R
Sal Cassano1-3, 2 R
St. John VianneyGame Stats
Brady Oswick2-3, 2 2B, R, 3 RBI
Nick Ferraioli3-4, 2 R, 2 RBI
Danny Flynn2-3, 2 R, RBI
Kyle Pollack2-4, R, RBI
Matteo Pasculli1-2, 2B, 2 BB, RBI
Dylan Galamb1-4, 2B, R, RBI
Devon Chandra1-1, 3B, RBI

 

 

Class B Central

Ranney 46, Asbury Park 0 (5 Innings)

Ranney run up 35 runs in the first inning in an overwhelming win over the Blue Bishops. Duke commit A.J. Gracia went 5-for-5 with eight RBI while Delaware commit Charlie Chropuvka went 4-for-4 with seven driven in. Each also hit one of five Ranney home runs.

Junior Enrique Beltra also went 7-for-7 with a homer and seven RBI for Ranney.

 

Non-Division

Freehold Twp. 5, Lacey 3 (10 Innings)

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Free Twp (5-1)0021000002581
Lacey (2-3)0000120000374

Pitching

Freehold Twp.IPHRERBBSOPC
C.J. Svoboda55103475
James Wortman12201128
Mike Avino20002132
Anthony Sirico (W, 1-0)20001119
LaceyIPHRERBBSOPC
Colin Space33223363
Mike Todaro52102878
Ryan Preston (L, 0-1)23201220

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp.Stats
Ryan Costello1-2, 2B, 2 BB, R
Ryan Kopf2-4, RBI
Sean Keegan1-5, RBI
LaceyStats
Matt McClung1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Andrew Tobia1-4, RBI
Rylan Messina2-4, R

 

 

Non-Conference

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

No. 6 CBA 18, Beaver Local (Oh.) 2