Ocean County Tournament - Bracket

Quarterfinals

(1) Jackson Liberty 7, (8) Lacey 2

Shane Hickey homered and drove in two runs and Daniel Sofield hit a tie-breaking RBI single as part of a five-run sixth inning the propelled the Lions to a win over the Lacey after losing to their B South rivals earlier in the week.

Sofield finished 3-for-3 with a double and also tied the game with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning after Hickey belted a solo home run to cut the Lacey lead to 2-1. Hickey finished 2-for-4 and also scored two runs.

Scott Wierciszewski started the five-run sixth with a double and scored on Sofield's third hit. Rich Dordas doubled home two runs, Hickey singled home a run and Charlie Rudderow capped the scoring with one last RBI single.

Connor Keenan and Dordas each finished 2-for-4 with a double. Matt Pickus allowed two earned runs on four hits while walking none and striking out six in the win.

Miles Feaster went 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI while James Roselli also went 1-for-3 with an RBI for Lacey.

Evan Wallis took the loss, throwing 90 pitches over 5 2/3 innings.

Jackson Liberty will host fifth-seeded Toms River East on Saturday in one of the two OCT semifinal games.

 

(5) Toms River East 2, (4) Point Boro 1

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Toms River East (9-6)0110000290
Point Boro (11-5)0001000142

Pitching

Toms River EastIPHRERBBSOPC
Nick DeGennaro (W, 2-0)7411213105
Point BoroIPHRERBBSOPC
Sam Collins (L, 2-2)792206104

Top Hitters

Toms River EastStats
Aidan Meola3-4, 2B, RBI
Brian Smith1-3, RBI
Matt Santos2-3
Point BoroStats
Trent Livolsi2-3, 2 2B
Andrew Laspina1-3, RBI
Nick Guzzi1-2, BB

 

(3) Jackson Memorial 5, (6) Central 1

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Central (11-5) 000100012 0
Jackson Mem (15-4) 020111X510 0

Pitching

CentralIPHRERBBSOPC
Dan Greene (L)7105511
Jackson MemorialIPHRERBBSOPC
Nick Sefick (W, 5-0) 52111269
Mike Dimino20001426

Top Hitters

CentralStats
Tom Ruscitti1-2, HR, R, RBI
Jackson MemStats
Alex Iadisernia2-3, R
Tom Pellone2-3, 2B
Troy Bathmann1-2, R, RBI
Mike Dimino3-3, R, 2 RBI
Mike Koslowski1-3, 2 RBI, 2B

 

(2) Toms River North 11, (10) Pinelands 0 

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Pinelands (8-8)00000XX015
TR North (12-5)3350XXX1190

Pitching

PinelandsIPHRERBBSOPC
Joey Ventresca (L, 0-3)25611363
Matt Ingold24552139
Toms River NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Jared Bellissimo (W, 4-1)51000764

Top Hitters

PinelandsStats
Sean O’Rourke1-2
Point BoroStats
Justin Schaff2-2, 2B, 3 RBI
Craig Larsen1-2, 2B, 2 RBI
Jared Bellissimo1-3, RBI
Alex Klalo1-2, 3 R, 3 SB
Robert Jeans1-2, 2 R, RBI
Nick DeRose2-2, R