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Ocean County Tournament


(1) Jackson Memorial 8, (8) Southern 0

Senior left-hander Zach Crotchfelt hit two RBI singles to help his own cause and turned in another dominant outing on the mound to pitch the Jaguars past the Rams and into the OCT semifinals on Monday.

Senior J.R. Osmond broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the second with an RBI single and Crotchfelt followed with the first of his two RBI hits.

Junior shortstop Brian Harper broke up a potential no-hit bid by Crotchfelt by battling back from a 0-2 count to get to 3-2 and flipping a single into right field. Southern got runners to second and third with two out in the inning, but Crotchfelt pitched his way out of trouble with a strikeout.

Junior Mike Arent led off the bottom of the fourth with a solo home run and Osmond tacked on a two-run single to stretch the lead to 5-0.

Southern again put runners on second and third in the fifth, this time with one out, but Crotchfelt wiggled out with a strikeout and a flyout to centerfield.

Junior Matt Koblos single home a run in the Jackson Memorial fifth and Crotchfelt and junior catcher Aidan O'Donnell capped the scoring in the sixth with back-to-back RBI singles.

Senior Sage Goeke issued a one-out walk in the seventh before striking out the last two batters to close out the Jaguars win.

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Jackson (13-6)002312X8100


Mike Nascimento (L, 5-1)47531377
Brady Lesiak23333148
Jackson MemorialIPHRERBBSOPC
Zach Crotchfelt (W, 6-1)6100411108
Sage Goeke10001218

Top Hitters

SouthernGame Stats
Brian Harper1-3
Jackson MemorialGame Stats
J.R. Osmond2-4, 3 RBI
Mike Arent1-4, HR, R, RBI
Zach Crotchfelt2-4, 2 RBI
Matt Koblos1-3, RBI
Aidan O’Donnell1-3, HBP, RBI
Chris Cartnick1-3, BB, 3 R
Charlie Meglio1-3, BB, 2 R
Tommy Kendrick1-4, R


(3) Brick Memorial 1, (11) Pinelands 0

Sophomore Nico Maribo doubled home a run in the bottom of the second inning and junior right-hander Brady Leach did the rest on the mound as the Mustangs blanked the Wildcats to advance to the OCT semifinals Monday against the winner of Thursday's game between No. 10 Toms River East and No. 2 Central.

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Brick Mem (12-7)010000X120


Logan Russo (L , 0-2)42116588
T.J. Ross20002328
Brady Leach (W, 5-1)74001983

Top Hitters

PinelandsGame Stats
Casey Baglivo1-3, 2B
T.J. Ross1-2
Ethan Edwards1-2
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Nico Maribo1-2, 2B, BB, RBI
Joey Nolan1-3



Class A North

No. 7 CBA 10, Manalapan 0 (6 Innings)

Junior Harrison Campi and senior Joe Figliolino both homered and senior Colin Reilly twirled four shutout innings on the mound to lead the Colts (11-6, 8-4) over the Braves (9-9, 7-6) to complete a regular-season sweep of Manalapan.

Campi finished 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI and his solo home run opened the scoring in the top of the first. Figliolino was 1-for-2 with a two-run home run in the second inning and a sacrifice fly in the third.

Junior Hunter Del Guercio finished 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI, while seniors Jack Frankovic and Alexey Stout each finished 2-for-4 with three runs scored. Frankovic also doubled, while Stout drove in a run.

Reilly allowed four hits, walked three and struck out six in improving to 4-1 on the season. Junior Chris Levonas struck out two in the fifth and junior Jack Norkus pitched a scoreless sixth with one strikeout to finish off the game on the mound for CBA.

Junior Cristian Bernardini went 2-for-3 with a double to headline Manalapan's lineup.



Class A Central

Monmouth 5, Shore 0

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Monmouth (11-5, 11-3)000014X5130


Cole Stefanelli (L) 56114284
Rob Stock16440129
Christian Zito (W, 4-2)7 30028101

Top Hitters

ShoreGame Stats
Joe Santi1-3
Rylan Fegan1-3, SB
Christian Simonsen1-2
MonmouthGame Stats
Joey Esposito3-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Christian Zito1-3, 2B, BB, R, RBI
Chris Theobald2-3, HBP, RBI
Zach Lopes2-2, 2B, BB, R
Andrew McKinley1-3, R


No. 1 Rumson-Fair Haven 10, Ocean 2

Rumson (15-1, 13-1)020350010103
Ocean (7-11, 6-8)0000110224


Jackson Hinchcliffe (W, 3-0)52112977
Jackson Gallagher10113230
Cal Champeau10000213
Rich Alderiso (L, 0-2)46853374
Ayden Miles23221127
Jack Giglio11000111

Top Hitters

Rumson-Fair HavenStats
John Bruno2-4, grand slam, 4 RBI
Liam Murphy2-4, 2B, RBI
Spencer Hobson2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Ben Robinson1-4, RBI



Class B North

Wall 11, Freehold Boro 1 (5 Innings)

Senior Jerry Winchester went 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBI and the Crimson Knights (13-3, 10-3) slugged their way past the Colonials (3-14, 2-11).

Junior Colin MacDermant was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI, sophomore Jake Howlett was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and junior Gabe Cavazzoni finished 1-for-3 with a double, run scored and RBI for Wall.

Senior Matt Johnson and sophomore T.J. Legere combined on a two-hitter on the mound, with Johnson picking up the win with three innings of work with three strikeouts, one walk and one unearned run allowed.

Junior Connor Owens was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Freehold Boro.



Class B Central

Henry Hudson 6, Asbury Park 0


No. 6 Ranney 20, Mater Dei Prep 3




Manchester 3, Toms River East 2

Central 5, Neptune 1

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Neptune (7-7-1)0000001170


Noah Cullen (W, 1-1)4.24004285
Billy Sottilaire2.13111035
Ryan Cole (L, 3-3)6.164419105
Aedan Martin0.22111020

Top Hitters

CentralGame Stats
Cam Leiter2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Dom Masino1-4, R
Anthony Musso1-4, RBI
Shane Sajewicz1-2, BB, R
Chase Pierce1-3, R
Nick Kozak1-3
Elijah Kiernan1-3
NeptuneGame Stats
Quincy Esannason1-4
Jack Tinik1-3, BB
Ryan Cole2-2, 2B, 2 BB
Nick Quagliato1-4, RBI
Kevin O’Neill1-3, 2B


Red Bank 7, Middletown North 4

Nick Gandolfo pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and two walks and Jake Cohen went 4-for-4 with a triple and three runs scored as the Bucs (6-13) knocked the Lions (9-10) out of the running for a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.

Tommy Ruth was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, while Gus Dal Pra (two RBI) and Nate Ruth (one RBI) each went 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Senior Mike Weinbel went 1-for-2 with two RBI and Colin Dowlen doubled and scored a run for Middletown North.


Toms River North 4, Lacey 0

Junior Nate Obeng pitched a four-hit shutout with seven strikeouts and no walks and the Mariners (8-11) shut down the Lions (9-8).

Obeng also went 2-for-3 with a run scored at the plate, while junior Brenden Lavalle and senior Ryan Baker each went 2-for-4 at the plate, with Lavalle driving in two and Baker knocking in one.


Howell 12, Colts Neck 6

Howell (15-4) 120216012152
Colts Neck (11-5-1) 012 01116105


Dan Furlong (W, 6-0) 5.2 8 5 3 0 3 89
Nick Barracato 1.1 1 1 10 2 22
Vinny Zaffarese 3 4 3 2 2 153
Tyler Spencer (L, 3-2) 2.1 10 9 7 2 2 70
Tom Diffley 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 28

Top Hitters

Russell Halvorsen3-5, 2 R, 2 RBI
Thomas Strauch2-4, 2B, RBI
Dan Furlong2-3, R, 2 RBI
Nick Todisco2-4, 2 R, RBI
Joe Zito1-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Jeremiah Wojenski1-3, 2 R
Braden Walsh3-5, R, 3 RBI
Colts NeckStats
Brad Salamone1-4, R
Ryan Tan2-3, 3 R
Dave Cohen2-4, 3 RBI
Tyler Spencer1-2, 2B
Joe Cilea1-3, 2B
Tosh Mancini1-3, RBI
Chris Scully1-3, RBI




No. 4 Red Bank Catholic 7, Westfield 3

RBC (15-5)4020100761
Westfield (9-7-1)0030000371


Steve Svenson (W, 5-1)773327104
Mason Gibbs234432
Grant Como333328
Julian Montez200013

Top Hitters

Red Bank CatholicGame Stats
Alex Stanyek2-4, 2 SB
Frank Scrivanic1-3, RBI
Jake Jacobson2-4, Grand slam, 5 RBI
WestfieldGame Stats
Leo Mangiamele2-3
Aidan Scheper1-4, 2B
Jake Watson2-4, 3B


East Brunswick Tech 9, Keansburg 1




Class A South

Toms River South at Southern – PPD, May 20, 4 p.m.


Red Bank Catholic at Barnegat – Canceled


Keyport at St. Thomas Aquinas – Canceled

St. Joseph by the Sea (N.Y.) at St. John Vianney – Canceled



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