Class A North

CBA 4, Manalapan 1

Junior Nick Hohenstein pitched a complete game and went 3-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI to lead the Colts (12-6, 7-5) past the Braves (12-7, 7-5). Hohenstein struck out six, allowed one run on six hits and threw 101 pitches to earn the win.

CBa scored three runs in the third to grab a 4-0 lead. Hohenstein singled in a Tommy DiTullio to make it 2-0 and Andrea Dalatri followed with a sacrifice fly to score Peter Morreale. Jack Harnisch capped the scoring in the third with an RBI double.

JonMichael Sabatino threw 84 pitches and took the loss for Manalapan, which has lost five straight games since winning its 11th game in a row.

 

Class A Central

Raritan 6, St. John Vianney 2

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SJV (4-9, 3-8)0002000241
Raritan (13-4, 9-2)010230X671

 

Pitching

SJVIPHRERBBSOPC
Logan Marter32115573
Matt Dellea (L, 1-2)24532154
Brendan Martin11000212
RaritanIPHRERBBSOPC
Zack Johnston (W, 5-1)772124111

 

Top Hitters

SJVGame Stats
Michael DiPede2-3, RBI
Chris Caragliano3-4
RaritanGame Stats
Dan VanMeerbeke1-2, 2BB, RBI
Shawn Ohea2-2, 2B, BB, 2 R, RBI
Michael Wojtowicz1-2, BB, 2 R

Zack Johnston pitched a complete game for his fifth win and Shawn Ohea delivered an RBI double in a three-run fifth inning as the Rockets beat the Lancers to clinch at least a share of the Class A Central championship. Raritan will play Matawan (8-3 in the division) Tuesday for the outright championship in the final divisional game for both teams.

 

 

Class A South

Jackson Memorial 13, Brick Memorial 11

Ryder Tallent was 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and five RBI and the Jaguars (7-10, 6-7) outlasted the Mustangs (3-15, 1-11) in an A South slugfest.

Tallent cracked a three-run shot in the third inning to give Jackson Memorial a 5-4 lead and doubled home a run in the fourth to make it 8-6 after Alex Iadisernia gave the Jaguars the lead for good with an RBI single.

Iadisernia finished 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and three RBI, while Kyle Thaiss went 4-for-5 with a double and three runs scored to help lead the offense. Mike Kosllowski also went 2-for-5 with a two-run single in the fourth.

Joey Howell led Brick Memoria's offense by going 2-for-4 with a home run, double and five RBI. TeeJay Rosace was also 2-for-4 with two doubles, while Antonio Laborte was 1-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Ray Lutick and John Votta also doubled and scored a run, with Votta also driving one in for the Mustangs.

Mike Dimino allowed one earned run on three hits with a walk and four strikeouts over the final three innings to save a win for Tim Halasnik in relief. Halasnik pitched two innings in relief of starter Nick Sefick.

C.J. Banka took the loss for Brick Memorial.

 

Toms River South 11, Central 1

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TR South (14-1, 11-1)10000371191
Central (7-7, 5-6)0001000133

 

Pitching

TR SouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Justin Fall (W, 5-0)72113897
CentralIPHRERBBSOPC
Jared Morris (L, 0-3)5.25435387
Jake Whelan0.14662025
Connor Keehn1.00113024

 

Top Hitters

TR SouthGame Stats
Matt Shiffer2-4, 2 runs, 1 RBI
T.J. Scuderi2-3, 2 BB, run, 2 RBI, 3 SB
Jared Kwicinski1-2, 2 runs, BB, HBP, SB, 2 RBI
Matt Fitzpatrick1-3, 2 runs, BB
CentralGame Stats
Mike Bickford1-3, 2B, run
Tyler Aires1-3
Rich Galati1-2, RBI

T.J. Scuderi's bat and legs produced a run in the first inning and the go-ahead run in the sixth, and Justin Fall shut down the Golden Eagles with a two-hitter. With the win and Brick's loss to Southern, Toms River South clinched the outright Class A South championship for the second consecutive year.

Scuderi doubled in a run in the top of the first to open the scoring. He then singled in the sixth, stole both second and third, and scored the winning run on a wild pitch. Later in the inning, Tom Campo pushed home a run with a squeeze bunt and Connor Leatherman singled one in.

The Indians put the game away with a seven-run seventh inning, highlighted by a two-run single by Jared Kwicinski.

Central tied the game in the fourth when Mike Bickford doubled and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Galati.

 

Southern 1, Brick 0

Pat Barrett pitched a one-hitter and drove home the only run of the game with an RBI double and the Rams (10-5, 8-5) beat the Green Dragons (10-6, 7-4) for their seventh win in eight games. Barrett struck out six, did not walk a batter and needed only 78 pitches to finish the game.

Mike Soldo allowed one run on three hits and three walks over 5 2/3 innings in taking the loss. The senior left-hander struck out nine and threw 86 pitches before giving way to Matt Stadelberger, who struck out three of the four batters he faced in his 1 1/3 innings.

 

Toms River North 2, Toms River East 1 (9 Innings)

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TR East (2-14, 2-11)000000010172
TR North (11-4, 9-4)000000011260

 

Pitching

TR EastIPHRERBBSOPC
Nick DeGennaro7.2511113114
Danny Clemente00003010
Jared Mizrachi (L, 0-1)0.21114028
TR NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Jon Giordano86113697
Brody Sprinkle (W)11001211

 

Top Hitters

TR EastGame Stats
Nick DeGennaro2-2, 2B, BB, HBP
Ahmir Courmier1-4, 2B, RBI
Jay Longo2-3, BB
TR NorthGame Stats
Craig Larsen1-4, 2B, BB, RBI
Alex Klalo1-3, BB
Jared Bellissimo2-3, BB, RBI
Ian Mindas1-2

Jared Bellissimo drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the game in the bottom of the eighth and Craig Larsen drew one to win it in the ninth as the Mariners pulled out an extra-inning win over the Raiders.

Toms River East starter Nick DeGennaro struck out 13 and was one out away from an eight-inning shutout when he reached the single-game pitch count threshold. He left with 114 pitches and a runner on third base.

Alex Klalo drew a walk against reliever Danny Clemente and Mike Nyisztor was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Bellissimo then worked a walk to tie the game.

Justin Schaff singled and Brendan Mullins walked before advancing on a sacrifice by Ian Mindas to start the ninth. After a walk to load the bases, Larsen drew a four-pitch walk to end the game.

Ahmir Cournier gave Toms River East the lead with an RBI double to the wall in left, but Mike Nyisztor cut down DeGennaro at the plate with a relay throw that prevented a second run from scoring.

Sophomore Jon Giordano lasted eight innings in his first career start.

 

 

Class B North

Middletown North 3, Long Branch 2

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Long Branch (4-14, 1-12)0020000211
Midd North (9-8, 7-6)000021x375

 

Pitching

Long BranchIPHRERBBSOPC
Evan Yerman (L, 1-3)67323399
Midd. NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Garrett French (W, 6-2)6.11203694
Tyler Ras (S, 1)0.2000017

 

Top Hitters

Long BranchGame Stats
Nick Luhn1-3, R
Midd. NorthGame Stats
Brendan Doherty2-3, 2B
Garrett French2-3
Jason Timmons1-3, 2B, 2 RBI

 

 

Monmouth 4, Middletown South 3

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Midd South (9-8, 6-7)0100200391
Monmouth (14-4, 10-3)0000013452

 

Pitching

Midd. SouthIPHRERBBSOPC
John Martin6.133358114
Robby Zega (L, 2-1)02111013
MonmouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Joe Malfara (W, 2-2)79330597

 

Top Hitters

Midd. SouthGame Stats
Ryan Ruziecki2-4  3B, RBI, R
Ben Porpora2-3
Robby Zega1-3, HR, RBI
Ben Kinsella2-3, R
MonmouthGame Stats
Liam Kile1-2, 2 RBI, R
Josh Jackson2-4, RBI
Justin Scotto1-2, R, SB

Josh Jackson stroked a long single to the fence in right to chase home Justin Scotto with the winning run and the Falcons walked off win a win over the Eagles that clinched them no worse than a share of the Class B North championship.

Monmouth entered the seventh inning trailing Middletown South and starter John Martin, 3-1, but rallied by running up Martin's pitch count to the limit. The Monmouth University commit struck out the first batter of the bottm of the seventh, but allowed a hit and a walk to reach 114 pitches.

Johnny Zega came on an hit Scotto to load the bases with one out. Liam Kile then delivered a clutch, two-run single to tie the game at 3-3 and set up Jackson for the winning hit.

Zega belted a solo home run in the top of the second to open the scoring and Middletown South scored two more in the top of the fifth to take a 3-0 lead. Ryan Ruziecki smashed an RBI triple and scored on an RBI single by Aurellio Licata.

Monmouth knocked a run off the Middletown South lead when the Falcons scored on an Eagles error in the bottom of the sixth.

Monmouth can win the outright division title by beating Ocean on Tuesday.

 

 

Class B Central

Henry Hudson 15, Mater Dei Prep 14

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Henry Hudson (8-6, 7-5)223012515142
Mater Dei (7-7, 6-5)300204514135

 

Pitching

Henry HudsonIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Doelger (W)565572106
Brendan Carlstrom1.17994169
Grady Hendrickson (S)0.20002017
Mater DeiIPHRERBBSOPC
Sean Turner (L, 2-2)34753155
Kevin Olausen3.27774275
Rob Lynch0.1211007

 

Top Hitters

Henry HudsonGame Stats
Grady Hendrickson3-5, 2B, 6 RBI
Brendan Carlstrom2-4, HR, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI
Mike Mohr2-2, 2B, 3 R, 2 BB, 2 RBI
Tom Colontino2-5, 2B, 2 R, RBI, SB
Mater DeiGame Stats
Kyle Dowlen4-4, 2B, HR, BB, 4 R, 5 RBI
Joe Profaci1-1, 5 BB, 4 R, RBI, SB
Rob Lynch3-5, 2B, R, RBI
Ryan Turner2-4, BB, 2 R, 3 RBI

Freshman Grady Hendrickson drove in six runs at the plate and induced a ground out with the bases loaded to save the game as the Admirals won a wild Class B Central game against the Seraphs.

Kyle Dowlen went 4-for-4 with five RBI and hit a two-run home run to start the five-run rally for Mater Dei in the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Point Beach 15, Keansburg 0 (5 Innings)

Kevin Donnelly homered and drove in five, Max Alia, Phil Antoniotti, Aiden Conway and Max Alia all had perfect games at the plate and the Garnet Gulls (8-7, 8-4) scored 10 in the third to run away from the Titans (6-9, 6-6).

Alia was 2-for-2 with a double, three runs scored and four RBI, Antoniotti went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, Conway was 2-for-2 with two runs and an RBI, and Storino finished 1-for-1 with a double and an RBI. Donnelly opened the scoring with a three-run home run in the first inning.

Josh Yates was also 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI for Point Beach. Chris Russo needed only 49 pitches to finish a four-hit shutout over five innings. He struck out five and walked none.

Liam Meyer went 1-for-2 with a double to highlight Keansburg's day. Matt Gibney took the loss on the mound.

 

St. Rose 10, Keyport 3

The Purple Roses (15-1, 11-0) scored five runs in both the third and fifth innings snd Brandon Mology closed the game with two scoreless innings to fight off a challenge from the Red Raiders (5-10, 5-7) and clinch the outright Class B Central championship.

Keyport grabbed a 3-0 lead in the top of the first on a two-run single by Kyle Johnson and an RBI single by Cody Young.

Brody Maypother and Mario Bove highlighted a five-run third for St. Rose with an RBI single each. Two runs scored on passed balls that inning and another scored on an error.

Mology tripled home a run to highlight the scoring in the fifth and then struck out five and allowed two hits over two shutout frames. Sam Setito worked the first five and earned the win.

John Crowley finished 3-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored, while Brendan Hueth, Joe Volpe and Brian DiPasquale all went 2-for-4 with a run scored for St. Rose. Hueth and Volpe both doubled and Volpe also drove in a run.

Shane Chandler went 2-for-4 with a run scored and Jackson Aumack was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Keyport. Christian Smith took the loss on the mound.

 

Ranney 10, Asbury Park 7

Ben Kraushaar and Cole Redman each doubled and drove in a run and Nate Aquino knocked in three to help the Panthers (1-11, 1-10) beat the Blue Bishops (0-8, 0-8) for their first win of the season.

Kraushaar was 1-for-1 with four walks, and two runs scored while Redman was 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Aquino finished 1-for-4 and Ryan Batista also went 1-for-2 with two runs scored.

Devin Nash-McGee was 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBI to lead Asbury Park.

Ethan Gavin pitched 4 2/3 innings to earn the win, while Alexx Peavy took the loss for Asbury Park.

 

 

Class B South

Manchester 2, Lakewood 1 (8 Innings)

Freshman James Johns went 3-for-4 with a triple and drove in the winning run with an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Hawks (8-8, 7-6) a walkoff win over the Piners (3-12).

Gavin Pabst also went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the win and Steven Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Manchester.

Jacob Roberts threw four scoreless innings in relief of starter James Cuber to earn his first win. Roberts allowed three hits, struck out three and did not walk a batter while tossing 59 pitches. Cuber allowed a run on three hits and three walks while striking out two on 61 pitches.

Aurilio Mendez took the hard-luck loss for Manchester, allowing two unearned runs on 11 hits in seven-plus innings. He struck out four, did not walk a batter and threw 88 pitches. Justin Vega was 2-for-4 with an RBI to lead Lakewood's lineup.

 

Jackson Liberty 8, Pinelands 1

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Pinelands (8-8, 8-5)0001000150
Jackson Lib (11-6, 9-4)003140x8110

 

Pitching

PinelandsIPHRERBBSOPC
Joey Ventresca (L, 3-2)4.18772894
Joey McDonald1.23110019
Jackson Lib.IPHRERBBSOPC
Matt Piro (W, 2-0)3.13110145
Andrew Ludovico3.22000239

 

Top Hitters

PinelandsGame Stats
Tommy Madge1-3, RBI
Anthony Diaz1-3, R
Jackson Lib.Game Stats
Kyle Tavaska3-3, 2B, HR, 3 R, 2 RBI
David Melfi2-4, R, 2 RBI
Rich Dordas2-3, 2 RBI
Daniel Sofield1-2, BB, 2 RBI
Shane Hickey2-2, R

 

Point Boro 9, Barnegat 2

Kyle Lauria and Trent Livolsi combined for four hits and seven RBI and John Sullivan was 3-for-3 with two runs scored to lead a Panthers (7-10, 5-8) win over the Bengals (7-10, 5-8).

Lauria was 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI and Livolsi finished 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBI. Josiah Gliddon also went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI while John Duggan was 1-for-3 with two runs scored.

Tom Paul struck out 10 and walked one while pitching a five-hitter for Point Boro. He threw 99 pitches.

Aaron McLaughlin and Justin Diefenbach were each 2-for-3 and McLaughlin drove in both Barnegat runs.

 

Lacey 3, Donovan Catholic 0

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Donovan (6-11, 5-8)0000000020
Lacey (16-2, 11-2)000300X340

 

Pitching

DonovanIPHRERBBSO
Bart Goble (L, 1-3)643307
LaceyIPHRERBBSO
Anthony Elefante (W, 2-1)7200115

 

Top Hitters

DonovanGame Stats
Bart Goble1-3
Gerard Russo1-3
LaceyGame Stats
Justin Thompson1-3, 2B, 2 RBI
Evan Ross1-2
Jarrett Dial1-2, RBI

Anthony Elefante struck out a career-high 15 while pitching a two-hit shutout and the Lions blanked the Griffins to clinch the outright Class B South championship. The division championship is the first for Lacey since winning a tri-championship in 1992 and it is the first outright division title since 1985.

Justin Thompson and Jarrett Dial supplied the offense during Lacey's three-run fourth inning. Thompson ripped a two-run doubled and Dial added an RBI single to account for all of the scoring.

 

 

Non-Division

Ocean 12, Holmdel 4

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Ocean (8-13)031030512143
Holmdel (5-9)2011000463

 

Pitching

OceanIPHRERBBSO
Alec Keezer (W, 3-0)764333
HolmdelIPHRERBBSO
Brandon Saghafi (L, 1-3)5117441
Chris Ammirati235522

 

Top Hitters

OceanGame Stats
Ryan Toomey4-4, 2B
Evan Arbeny3-4, 3 RBI
Will Callano2-4, 2 RBI
HolmdelGame Stats
Brandon Wong2-4, 2B