Class A North

No. 10 Manalapan 10, Howell 6

Howell (4-8, 1-8)0060000652
Manalapan (11-2, 7-1)440002010103



Zach Thomas (L, 1-1)1.257322
Bryan Bernard3.243311
Mike Walsh0.210010
J.D. Melendez2.146352
Anthony Jomo (W, 1-0)4.210015


Top Hitters

HowellGame Stats
Nick Lorenzo1-3, run, 2B, SB
ManalapanGame Stats
Steven Bullen3-3, 2B, HR, 2 runs, 4 RBI
Anthony Naylor2-3, 2B, HR, 2 runs, 4 RBI



Freehold Twp. 8, Neptune 2

Cristian Corcione knocked in a pair of runs with a single to back up starter Bryan Reed and help the Patriots (6-5, 5-3) beat the Scarlet Fliers (4-7, 3-5). Reed pitched five innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits with three strikeouts and no walks while throwing 55 pitches.

Andrew Beam was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Freehold Township and Nick Lodispoto also went 1-for-2 with an RBI for the Patriots.

Devon Furges drove in both Neptune runs on a two-run homer in the top of the fifth and Justin Tucker finished 2-for-3 in the loss.


Colts Neck 3, No. 7 CBA 2

CBA (8-4, 5-4) 1000100221
Colts Neck (7-4, 5-3) 0000003381



Blaise Venancio64000  7 94
Nick Hohenstein (L, 2-2)0.24330018
Kevin Condon52210678
Matt Hawkins (W, 3-0)20000026


Top Hitters

Jack Harnisch1-2, RBI
Matt Fitzsimmons1-3
Andrea DalatriRBI
Colts NeckGame Stats
Joe Kohm1-3
Anthony Galason1-3
Hunter Boag1-3, R
Dan Schulte1-2
Nick Straub1-3, RBI
Shawn Scully1-3, R
Adrian Jimenez1-3, R
Jack Tirrell1-3, RBI, R

Nick Straub delivered a game-winning RBI single with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Cougars scored three runs in the final inning to walk off with a win over the Colts - their second win over CBA in the last eight days.

Straub's winning hit scored Jack Tirrell, who also drove in a run during Colts Neck's rally in the seventh. Tirrell's single drove in Hunter Boag, whose one-out single started the rally, and also scored courtesy runner Sam Christopher when a throw in to third base got away. Tirrell took second on the errant throw and scored on Straub's single to left-center field.

Matt Hawkins retired all six batters he faced to earn the win in relief.


Freehold Boro 4, Marlboro 2

Junior catcher Phil Marcantonio went 3-for-3 with a home run and drove in all four Freehold runs to carry the Colonials (7-4, 6-3) to a win over the Mustangs (5-8, 2-6).

Dan Chiusano pitched four innings to earn the win, allowing one unearned run on five hits and no walks while striking out two and throwing 64 pitches. Dane Della Valle tossed three hitless innings of relief to save the game, allowing just one unearned run and a walk while striking out a pair.

Jeremy Bello took the loss and threw 98 pitches over 5 1/3 innings. He allowed four earned runs on seven hits and a walk while whiffing seven before handing the ball to Will Kramer for the final 1 2/3 innings. Four of the five outs Kramer recorded came via the strikeout.



Class A Central

Rumson-Fair Haven 10, St. John Vianney 8

Vianney (3-7, 2-6)00113038103
Rumson-FH (3-8, 3-4)053110X10112



Brendan Martin (L, 1-2)25544157
Logan Marter23422137
Ryan DeMille23110335
Liam Adams (W, 1-2)4.14323388
Dylan Avino1.25543150
Gordon Forsythe (S)11001123


Top Hitters

VianneyGame Stats
Sebi Bellone1-3, 2B, RBI
Drew Cary2-2, 2 2B, 3 RBI
Evan Perrette2-3
Logan Marter1-2, 2B, 3 R
Rumson-FHGame Stats
Matt Fahey4-4, grand slam, 2 R, 4 RBI
Connor Dupree2-2, R, 2 RBI
Mike Martino2-3, R, RBI
Robby Smith2-4, 2B, RBI

Matt Fahey went 4-for-4 and collected his four RBI on the game with a two-out grand slam in a five-run Rumson second inning that contributed to a Bulldogs win over the Lancers, sweeping the season series.

Liam Adams picked up the win with 4 1/3 innings of work and Gordon Forsythe came on with a runner on second and none out in the top of the seventh and nailed down the save without allowing the run to score.

Drew Cary came off the bench to hit to doubles and drive in five runs for St. John Vianney, while Logan Marter was 1-for-2 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI.


Matawan 5, Holmdel 4

Matawan scored the winning run when Jake Burlew was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth and John Carelli closed it out on the mound in the seventh to give the Huskies (9-3, 7-1) a win over the Hornets (4-7, 4-4) and keep them a half-game ahead of Raritan in the A Central race.

The Huskies pulled out the win after giving up a 4-0 lead, which they established with a four-run second inning. Antonio Martinez highlighted the rally with an RBI single.

Jackson Hercek picked up the win on the mound.


Raritan 3, Red Bank 0

Matt Birdsall pitched a two-hit shutout to improve to 4-0 and the Rockets (10-2, 6-1) topped the Bucs (4-7, 2-6) to keep pace with Matawan in the A Central race. Birdsall struck out nine, did not walk a batter and needed only 80 pitches to complete the game.

Dan VanMeerbeke went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI while Alex Lamattina was 1-for-3 with the other Raritan RBI. Jake Tennant was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored and Tyler Bruno finished 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Jack Povey took the hard-luck loss for Red Bank, allowing three earned runs on nine hits while walking none and striking out nine on 99 pitches.



Class A South

Central 11, Jackson Memorial 6 (8 Innings)

Central (4-5, 4-4)0410001511131
Jackson (5-5, 4-3)30000120644



Jared Morris5.134376100
Tyler Aires (W, 2-2)2.21221237
Nick Sefick36531568
Tim Halasnik43113469
Mike Dimino (L, 0-1)14521131


Top Hitters

CentralGame Stats
Ryan Greene2-4, 3 RBI
Tyler Aires2-4, HR, RBI
Mike Bickford2-5, 2 runs, RBI
JacksonGame Stats
Tom Pellone1-3, HR, 3 RBI

Tom Pellone hit a game-tying two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Golden Eagles bounced back with five runs in the top of the eighth to down the Jaguars.

Mike Bickford and Ryan Galati picked up RBI singles in the eighth inning after Vance Pellino and Ryan Greene started the rally with singles to open the frame.


Southern 4, Brick Memorial 0

Senior left-hander Zach Fillmore struck out 11 in a four-hit shutout and the Rams (4-4, 3-4) blanked the Mustangs (3-8, 1-6). Fillmore walked two and just did complete the game before exceeding the pitch limit, finishing with 111 pitches.

Marcos Matias was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI and Garret Lange went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Pat Barrett also added an RBI single in a 1-for-4 day at the plate.

Trevor Sherman allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks over six innings and struck out seven in taking the loss. He tossed 108 pitches before departing.

Mike Sullivan went 2-for-3 with a double to lead the Brick Memorial offense.



Class B North

No. 6 Manasquan 3, Long Branch 1

Manasquan (8-4, 7-2)0000210342
Long Branch (3-10, 0-9)0001000132



Sheehan (W, 3-1)7311015100
Juwan Wilkins (L, 0-1)74321382


Top Hitters

ManasquanGame Stats
Adam Schreck2-3, 2 Runs
Ethan Thompson1-2, 2B
Joey Ostberg1-3, RBI
Long BranchGame Stats
Matt Mincieli1-3
Carlos Irizarry1-3


No. 8 Middletown North 3, No. 2 Wall 1

Garrett French pitched a four-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and the Lions (8-4, 6-3) knocked off the Crimson Knights (9-3, 6-3) for their sixth straight win. French allowed one earned run, walked five and barely finished the complete game before exceeding the maximum number of pitches. He reached his final batter under the 110-pitch threshold and finished with 113.

Jake Dillon, Jason Timmons and Nick Donato all went 2-for-4, with Dillon doubling and Donato scoring a run. Tyler Ras was also 1-for-4 with an RBI.

Matt Yard took the loss by allowing one run in each of the three innings he pitched, although only one was earned. Tanner Powers backed him up with three innings of scoreless relief that included four strikeouts without a walk.


Middletown South 2, Ocean 1

John Martin doubled in a run and scored on a Joe Sprake RBI single in the bottom of the first and that was enough for starter Jack Lisowski as the Eagles (7-5, 4-5) edged the Spartans (4-8, 2-7).

Lisowski allowed one run on three hits and four walks in five innings of work while striking out two and throwing 95 pitches. Jack Roesch worked two clean innings and struck out two to save it.

Sprake finished the game 2-for-3, as did Robby Zega, who also doubled and scored the first run for Middletown South.

Mark Butler threw the first two innings for Ocean and took the loss.


No. 9 Red Bank Catholic 7, No. 3 Monmouth 3

Monmouth (9-3, 6-3)1000002380
RB Catholic (7-4, 5-4)310120x7141



Charlie Kelly (L, 2-1)4.211772384
Ricky Voss1.13001120
Vin Bianchi (W, 2-0)45112579
Austin Nappi22001030
Jake Birnbaum11210124


Top Hitters

MonmouthGame Stats
Paul Birzin4-4, 2 RBI
Justin Scotto1-2, 2 HBP, 2 R
Liam Kile2-3, 2B
RB CatholicGame Stats
Aaron Ahn2-3, 2B, BB, R, 3 RBI, SB
JonMichael Rotondo3-4, R, RBI
Anthony DeRosa2-3, HBP, R, RBI
Aidan Supp2-4, R, RBI
David Glancy1-3, BB, R
Mike Veit2-4, R
Connor Caizza1-3, R



Class B Central

Keyport 10, Point Beach 1

Christian Smith threw five innings and three-hit ball and Justin Young and Cody Young combined for five RBI to lead the offense as the Red Raiders (3-7, 3-4) rolled through the Garnet Gulls (5-5, 5-3).

Smith allowed one unearned run on three hits and a walk while striking out five and throwing 78 pitches to pick up the win. Colin Fernandez pitched two scoreless innings to earn the save.

Justin Young was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI and Cody Young went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI. Roan Maxwell was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI while Jackson Aumack went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Keyport's 13-hit attack.

Kevin Donnelly and Jude Lovegren each went 1-for-3 with a double for Point Beach.


Class B South

Donovan Catholic 7, Barnegat 5

Barnegat (3-8, 3-6)2000210592
Donovan (5-7, 4-6)1010014785



Ryan Bush663322
Lukas Torres (L, 0-1)0.134300
Bart Goble (W, 1-1)795123


Top Hitters

BarnegatGame Stats
Justin Diefenbach2-4, 2B
Aaron McLaughlin3-4, HR, 2 RBI
Brian Finucan1-3
Lukas TorresRBI
Nik Caputo1-1
Evan Albanese1-4
DonovanGame Stats
Ryan O’Sullivan2-4, 2 R, 2 SB
Matt MorroSAC, R, BB
Gerard RussoRBI, R
Zach Mann2-4, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 SB
Bart GobleHR, 3 RBI
Nick DeMaio2-3
Ryan Miller1-3, RBI

Bart Goble pitched a complete game and slammed a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Griffins and thrilling, walk-off win over the Bengals.



Lacey 15, Lakewood 5

Lakewood (2-8, 1-8)00500577
Lacey (11-1, 7-1)3632115102



Justin Vega (L)3712621
Kevin Lopez1.123322
Anthony Elefante1.200015
Jake Capatasto1.155410
Jarrett Dial (W, 1-0)220002


Top Hitters

LakewoodGame Stats
Terrence Cole-Woodrow2-2, R
Kevin Lopez1-2, BB
LaceyGame Stats
Jorden Jurkiewicz2-2, 3B, 2 R
Jake Capatasto1-1, 3B, R, 2 RBI
Paul Carluccio2-4, HR, 2 RBI




Shore 11, Keansburg 1 (5 Innings)

Keansburg (4-7)00100152
Shore (3-6)2540x1191



David Clayton (L, 2-2)1.247740
Gabe Torres1.154431
Paul Eckleberry100001
Mike Deusch (W, 2-2)441117
Mike Jelliff110001


Top Hitters

KeansburgGame Stats
Justin Alessi1-3, R
Matt Gibney1-2
Liam Meyer0-1, RBI
ShoreGame Stats
Austin Cannon2-3, 3 R
MikeJelliff2-3, HR, 3 R, 5 RBI
Ryan Jones2-2, 2 R, RBI, BB
Thomas Dunleavy2-3, 2B, 3 RBI
Oscar Scott1-2, 2 R


No. 5 St. Rose at Lacey - PPD, TBD