Class A North

Howell 6, CBA 4

Justin Steel and J.P. Traynor each drove in three runs and the Rebels (9-10, 6-8) hung on to beat the Colts (16-7, 8-5) to keep their hopes of a Shore Conference Tournament berth alive. Howell will play Southern on Saturday and can qualify for the SCT with a win.

Steel cracked a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth to break a 1-1 tie and Traynor delivered a two-run double in the fifth to stretch the Howell lead to 6-1.

Matt Furlong and James Wynne combined to hold CBA to one run over the first six innings, with Furlong throwing the first three and Wynne following with three more.

Luca Dalatri was 3-for-3 with a double and a solo home run that tied the game in the top of the fourth to lead CBA. Evan Menendez also went 2-for-3, including a run scored and an RBI during CBA's three-run seventh that threatened to overcome a five-run deficit in the final frame.

Marlboro 3, Middletown North 2

Jared Wright delivered a two-run single to cap a three-run sixth inning that lifted the Mustangs (11-7, 8-5) and starter Noah Hutter to a win over the Lions (11-8, 8-6).

Hutter lasted 6 2/3 and allowed two unearned runs on five hits while walking one and striking out two.

Tyler Ras pitched 5 2/3 innings for Middletown North  in taking the loss.

 

Class A Central

Shore 8, Holmdel 4

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Shore (10-6, 8-4)1103012882
Homldel (5-10, 3-7)0002020465

Pitching

ShoreIPHRERBBSO
Devin McLaughin (W, 5-2)664231
Michael Deusch1 00010
HolmdelIPHRERBBSO
Alex Dibona (L)555214
Jordyn Broesmer233112

Top Hitters

ShoreGame Stats
Michael Jelliff1-4, 2B, RBI
Mick Zimmerman2-4, R, 2 RBI
Chas Breithoff2-4, RBI
Ryan Jones2-3, BB, 2 SB
HolmdelGame Stats
Will Van Name1-3, BB, R
Sal Monticciolo1-3, R
Alex Galarza2-3, 2 RBI
Mike Carannante1-3

 

Manasquan 11, Rumson-Fair Haven 0 (5 Innings)

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Rumson (7-11, 5-7)00000xx041
Manasquan (9-5, 9-3)3530xxx11130

Pitching

RumsonIPHRERBBSO
Jackson Rissucci (L)198712
Jack Volker243320
Adams100001
ManasquanIPHRERBBSO
Jack Sheehan (W, 5-1)540008

Top Hitters

RumsonGame Stats
Jake Caruso2-2
Danny Trocchia1-3
Max Pfrang1-2
ManasquanGame Stats
James Harmstead3-3, 2B, HR, 6 RBI
Adam Schreck2-3, HR, 2 RBI
Jack Sheehan2-3, 2B, RBI
Tommy Sheehan1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Joey Ostberg2-3

Jack Sheehan pitched a five-inning, four-hit shutout and freshman James Harmstead homered, double and drove in six runs in a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate as the Warriors rolled through the Bulldogs to capture their first outright Class A Central championship since 1999.

 

Class A South

Brick 8, Jackson Memorial 4

Pitching

Brick (12-8, 6-8)IPHRERBBSO
Tito Morales (W, 3-1)694349
Jayden Tisseker 100020
Jackson (7-10, 7-7) IPHRERBBSO
Tim Halasnik (L, 1-1)698623
Mike Dimino110012

Top Hitters

BrickGame Stats
Trevor Rowe2-3, 2 R, 2B, HR, 6 RBI
A.J. Serrino2-4, 2 R, RBI
Jackson Mem.Game Stats
Kyle Johnson2-3, R, RBI

 

Toms River South 3, Brick Memorial 2

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TR South (15-6, 10-4)1100010372
Brick Mem. (12-8, 8-5)0001001231

Pitching

TR SouthIPHRERBBSO
Justin Fall (W, 4-0)511128
Trevor Wagner (S)221102
Brick Mem.IPHRERBBSO
Alec Merritt (L)5.173212
Ray Lutick0.200011
Trevor Sherman100000

Top Hitters

TR SouthGame Stats
Tyler Wisnewski1-3, 2B
Connor Feeney1-3, RBI
T.J. Scuderi1-3, 2B, R
Mike Conover2-3, RBI
Brick Mem.Game Stats
Andrew LaRosa1-4, RBI
Dave Clark2-3, RBI, 2 SB

Junior left-hander Justin Fall allowed one hit a a pair of walks with eight strikeouts over five innings and the Indians held off the Mustangs to clinch no wors ethan a share of the Class A South title for the first time since 2012.

After scoring on an error in the first inning, Toms River South scored a run each in the second and sixth innings, with Mike Conover and Connor Feeney each contributing RBI singles. T.J. Scuderi started the second-inning rally with a double down the left-field line and Tyler Wisnewski slammed a doubled to the left-center gap to begin the sixth.

Wisnewski also threw out Brick Memorial pinch-runner Elie Lavarin attempting to steal for the second out of the seventh inning to erase the potential tying run. Senior Trevor Wagner earned the save with two innings of relief work.

 

Class B North

Colts Neck 6, Wall 3

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Wall (9-7, 8-6)0000201335
Colts Neck (12-6, 11-3)001122X683

 

Pitching

WallIPHRERBBSO
Matt Yard (L, 3-2)56422  1
Dylan Colatrella122010
Colts NeckIPHRERBBSO
Jon Weitzman4.132113
Mario Ferraioli (W, 2-1)2.201015

Top Hitters

WallGame Stats
Regan Dombroski2-3, R
Joe Castellucia1-2, 2B, R, RBI
Colts NeckGame Stats
Jack Tirrell1-2, RBI, SB
Nick Umbro1-3, R, RBI, 2 SB
Jemery Slad1-3, 2B
Brendan Clarke1-2, 2 R, SB

Jack Tirrell, Anthony Galason and starting pitcher Jon Weitzman each singled home a run and the Cougars beat the Crimson Knights to clinch the Class B Central public division title.

 

Class B Central

Keansburg 11, Asbury Park 4

Ian Terry, Austin Blum and Justin Alessi each collected two hits and scored multiple runs to key a Titans (8-8, 8-6) win over the Blue Bishops (1-14, 1-13). Terry was 2-for-2 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI, Blum was 2-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI and Alessi finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI.

Gannon Meyer was also 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored, while Matt Gibney was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI. George Burdick also went 1-for-4 with two RBI.

Gibney also allowed two earned runs on six hits over five innings to earn the win.

Keith White went 2-for-2 with a run scored for Asbury Park.

 

Class B South

Manchester 4, Central 1

Junior left-hander Joe Felipe pitched his second two-hitter of the season to improve to 4-2 and the Hawks (9-10, 8-6) topped the Golden Eagles (7-11, 5-9) for their third straight win. Felipe allowed one unearned run and struck out two while not issuing a walk.

Jon Meaney went 1-for-3 with a two-run single in Manchester's three-run sixth inning that broke a 1-1 tie.

Jared Morris allowed just one hit over 5 1/3 innings while allowing two unearned runs for Central. He struck out three and walked four.

Jackson Liberty 11, Donovan Catholic 1

Freshman David Melfi went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI to lead an offensive outburst that keyed a Lions (9-9, 6-7) win over the Griffins (7-12, 6-8).

Ryan Van Wickle also went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI for Jackson Liberty. Kyle Tavaska and Billy Hart each went 2-for-4 with a double, with Tavaska scoring twice and driving in a run and Hart knocking in three while scoring one.

Freshman Connor Keenan also went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored, while classmate Charlie Rudderow allowed one run on five hits and five walks to earn a complete-game victory.

Zach Mann was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Donovan Catholic and Nick Povoa drove in the lone Griffins run.

 

Non-Division

Lakewood 15, Henry Hudson 4 (5 Innings)

Point Boro 13, Point Beach 1 (6 Innings)

Mark Leyble went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a triple to highlight a Panthers (18-1) win over the rival Garnet Gulls (11-8).

Bill Feehan was 2-for-4 with a double, triple, three runs scored and three RBI, Sam Monaco went 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and two RBI and Frank Graziano finished 4-for-5 with four RBI to help lead the way.

Sebastian Severio also went 2-for-4 with an RBI an caught a complete game by Tim Rossi, who struck out seven while allowing one earned run on six hits and a walk.

Kevin Donnelly doubled home the lone Point Beach run and Chris Russo was 2-for-2 with a double in the loss.

Monmouth 4, Mater Dei Prep 1

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Mater Dei (12-7)0001000142
Monmouth (10-7) 1100020440

Pitching

Mater DeiIPHRERBBSO
Matt Paciulli  (L, 3-1)6 4 4 23 5
MonmouthIPHRERBBSO
Paul Birzin (W, 3-1) 53 1147
Noah Eggenschwiler (S) 21 0004

Top Hitters

Mater DeiGame Stats
Cole Hardy 1-2, 2B, R
Kyle Dowlen 1-2, RBI
MonmouthGame Stats
Andrew Slinger 1-2, 2B, R
Mark Abrams1-1, 2B, 2 RBI

 

Toms River North 14, Red Bank Catholic 2

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TR North (14-5)2620414142
RBC (18-4)20000243

Pitching

TR NorthIPHRERBBSO
Brendan Mullins (W, 5-1)442122
Brody Sprinkle100011
RBCIPHRERBBSO
Justin Liggett (L, 3-1)2.18 10841
Jack Ipsen2.264421

Top Hitters

TR NorthGame Stats
Joey Rose2-2, HR, 3B, 3 R, 3 RBI
Mike Nyisztor4-4, 2B, 3 R
Pat Marinaccio2-4, R
Ian Mindas3-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI
RBCGame Stats
Aaron Ahn 1-1, 2-run HR
Doug Facendo 2-3
Mike Veit 1-1, 2B

 

Pinelands 7, Raritan 1

Manalapan 5, Southern 1

John Pudder pitched a six-hit complete game with 10 strikeouts and just one walk as the Braves (9-11) took down the Rams (6-10) on the road.

Chris Rodriguez was 1-for-3 with three RBI, Dan DeBlasio went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI and Jake Becker was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored to lead the Manalapan offense.

Toms River East 10, Freehold Twp. 6

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Freehold Twp. (6-15)0103011691
TR East (7-11)400420x10122

Pitching

TR EastIPHRERBBSO
Brad Brush (W, 3-3)434136
Nick Degennaro2.152214
Jared Pollaro0.210001

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp.Game Stats
Ryan Ford2-3, BB
Greg Najar2-2, 2 R , RBI
TR EastGame Stats
Brad Brush3-5, 2B, 2 R
Connor Robbins3-3, 2 R, 3 RBI
Mike Calabrese1-2, 2 RBI
Cole Robbins2-2, 3 R, 3 SB

 

Non-Conference

Middletown South 10, Colonia 6

John Martin doubled home two runs in the fifth to give the Eagles the lead for good and Middletown South (17-4) outlasted the Patriots.

Tom Frandsen was 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBI and Zach Schild was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Austin Markmann also went 2-for-3 and Ryan Ruziecki was 1-for-2 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI.

Johnny Zega and Tom Gannon each went 1-for-4 with an RBI, with Zega scoring two runs and Gannon doubling for his lone hit.