Ocean County American Legion Playoffs


Thursday, July 7

(1) Toms River South 1, (5) Donovan Catholic 0 (9 Innings)

Matt Shiffer pitched a nine-inning no-hitter and scored the winning run on a walk-off single by Nico Gonnella in the bottom of the ninth as top-seeded Post 129 beat Donovan Catholic to advance to the OCALB final on Monday against Brick Post 348.

(2) Brick Post 348 1, (3) Point Boro 0

Matt Stadelberger drove in the game's lone run in the bottom of the third and combined with Pat McAlinden on a shutout on the mound to lead Post 348 to a win over defending league champion Point Boro. Brick will play Toms River South Post 129 on Monday at a site and time to be determined.

Joe Guerra led off the bottom of the third with a double and with two out in the inning, Stadelberger plated him with an RBI single. McAlinden pitched the first four innings before Stadelberger came on to close the game out with three more scoreless frames.


Playoff Results

Wednesday, July 6

Opening Round (Toms River South received first-round bye)

(2) Brick 12, (7) Lakewood 0

(3) Point Boro 11, (6) Mystic Island 1

(5) Donovan Catholic 12, (4) Manchester 6