Class A North

No. 1 CBA 11, Freehold Twp. 5


Freehold Twp.
Mike Pirrotta (L, 0-1)
Joe Gargana (W, 1-0)543340

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp.Game Stats
Mike Pirrotta2 H
Liam Simon2 H
CBAGame Stats
Sal Rinaldi2 H, 3 RBI
Nick Hohenstein2 H, 3 RBI
Kenny Campbell2B, 3 RBI


Marlboro 1, No. 9 Freehold Boro 0


Dan Chiusano (L, 0-1)5511370
Pat White1100000
Donnie Alfano (W, 1-0)7500150

Top Hitters

FreeholdGame Stats
Nick LaMorte2-for-3
Chris Cassandra2B
Phil Marcantonio2B
MarlboroGame Stats
Will Trochiano2-2, BB, R
Gene Napolitano1-3, 2B, RBI
Noah Thomas1-3, 1st varsity hit

Junior Gene Napolitano doubled home junior Will Trochiano with an RBI double in the first inning and the Mustangs (2-0) edged the Colonials (1-1, 1-1). Napolitano's RBI was his sixth in two games to open the season and his double was the fourth in two games.

Senior Donnie Alfano went the distance in his first varsity start after an injury kept him off the mound last year.


No. 3 Middletown South 14, No. 5 Manalapan 4

Jon Martin (W, 1-0)532223
Bobby Gyurindak232200

Top Hitters

Midd SouthGame Stats
Austin Markmann3-4, 2 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI
Ben Porpora3-3, 3 R, 3 RBI
Tom Gannon3-5, 2B, R, RBI
Jeremy Joyce3-5, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Jon Martin1-4, 2B, BB
Johnny Zega2-3, RBI
ManalapanGame Stats
Stephen Hansen1-3, HR, R, RBI
Chris Rodriguez1-2, 2 RBI


Class A Central

Raritan 8, Monmouth 6


Jon Rodriguez (W, 1-0)5644290
Zack Johnston (S, 1)2422040
Joe Malfara (L, 0-1)3.2754220
Chris Raike3.1631030

Top Hitters

RaritanGame Stats
Jon Rodriguez3-5, 2 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Bo Bentley3-4, RBI
Mike Lind2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Kenny Friend2-2, 2 R, 2 RBI
MonmouthGame Stats
Garrhet Reedy3-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Christian Hoplock2-4, RBI
Josh Jackson1-4, 2 RBI
Chris Marcincak1-3, 3 R


Class A South

Brick Memorial 7, Lacey 3


Capetesto (L, 0-1)3432520
Dave Clark (W, 1-0)5433281
Ray Lutick (S, 1)2100010

Top Hitters

LaceyGame Stats
Brandon Haggerty1-3, HR, 2 RBI
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Dave Clark3-for-3
Matt Cuppari1-1, 3 BB, R, RBI
Teddy Gonzalez1-4, 2B, RBI
Nick Reyes1-4, 2 RBI
Dylan Evans1-3, RBI


Southern 6, Brick 5

Nic Chirichello3.123346
Josean Morales (L, 0-1)333333
Kendall Stadelberger0.120000
Pat Barrett5555330
Quincy Virgilio2200100

Top Hitters

BrickGame Stats
John Prato1-3, R, RBI
Trevor Rowe1-4, 2 RBI
Marc Wissen2-3, R
SouthernGame Stats
Vaugh Walker1-3, 2 RBI
Trent Markey1-4, R, RBI
Nolan Watson1-4, RBI

Southern (2-0, 2-0) scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to walk off with a win over the Green Dragons (0-2, 0-2), capped by a game-winning sacrifice fly by Marcos Matias. Nolan Watson tied the game two batters earlier with a two-run single to score Zach Oddo and Joey Robertson.


No. 7 Jackson Memorial at No. 8 Toms River North - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. at Jackson Memorial

Toms River South at Toms River East - PPD, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.


Class B North

No. 6 Colts Neck 10, Neptune 1


Mike D'Attavio (W, 1-0)53115

Top Hitters

Colts NeckGame Stats
Nick Umbro3 H, 2 R
Jonathan Weizman2 2B

Wall at Red Bank - PPD, Monday, 4 p.m.


Class B Central

Henry Hudson at Ranney - PPD, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Mater Dei Prep 11, Keansburg 10

Ian Terry (L, 1-1)123230
Matt Paciulli (W, 1-0)35434


Top Hitters

KeansburgGame Stats
Justin Alessi3-5, 3 RBI
Liam Meyer2-5, 2 2B, RBI
Miguel Crespo2B
Ian Terry2B
Mater DeiGame Stats
Cole Hardy2-3, 2B, 3 R, RBI, SB
Joe Ruth1-2, 2B, BB, 3 RBI
Matt Paciulli2-4, 2B, 2 R

The Seraphs (2-0, 2-0) scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take an 11-9 lead and held on for a win over the Titans (1-1, 1-1) in a back-and-forth B Central game. Cole Hardy plated two runs with a double in the frame, followed by a game-tying RBI fielder's choice by Ryan Turner.

Dave Matthies gave Mater Dei the lead with an RBI single to center and Matt Paciulli tacked on an insurance run when he reached on an error to allowed the fifth run of the inning to score.

Justin Alessi rapped a two-run single with two out in the top of the fifth to break a 6-6 tie and freshman Liam Meyer scored Alessi with an RBI double to send the Titans to the bottom of the fifth with a 9-6 lead.


Point Beach 4, Keyport 2

John VanSchoick76221100
Steven Chandler (L, 0-1)6741271
Kenneth Harrigan1000130

Top Hitters

Pt BeachGame Stats
Kevin Donnelly2-4, 2B, HR, R, RBI
Joe DelGrippo1-3, RBI
Josh Yates1-4, RBI
Ryan Franzoni1-3, 2B
Ryan Sheehan1-2, RBI
KeyportGame Stats
Shane Chandler2-3, RBI, SB
Kyle Johnson2-3, RBI, SB
Michael Russo2-for-3

Kevin Donnelly belted a solo home run in the top of the first and later added a double as the Garnet Gulls (2-0, 2-0) edged the Red Raiders (0-2, 0-2). Josh Yates and Joe DelGrippo each added an RBI single in the fourth to stretch the Point Beach lead to 3-0.


Class B South

Pinelands 7, Lakewood 1

Roman Mercedes (L, 0-1)61076130
Joey Ventresca (W, 1-0)72101120

Top Hitters

PinelandsGame Stats
Anthony Diaz2-3, 2B, R, 3 RBI
Tommy Allen3-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Joey Ventresca2-4, RBI
Brad O'Brien1-3, 2B, R
Jared Strang1-4, 2B, R

Freshmen Joey Ventresca and Anthony Diaz shined in their varsity debuts to lead the Wildcats (1-0, 1-0) over the Piners (1-1, 1-1). Ventresca pitched a two-hit complete game with one walk and 12 strikeouts while also going 2-for-4 at the plate. Diaz went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI.


Manchester 11, Jackson Liberty 2

Joe Felipe5100660
P.J. Martinez1220000
Matt Bryant1000010
Matt Pickus3.1764060
Andrew Ludovico1.2211120
Matt Piro1344210
Jeremy Bollard1000000

Top Hitters

ManchesterGame Stats
Jon Meaney3-5, 2 R, RBI
Marc Wernoch2-5, R, RBI
P.J. Martinez2-5, R, RBI
Darrius Garcia1-4, R, 2 RBI
Laird1-2, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI
Jackson LibertyGame Stats
Billy Hart1-3, R
Brandon Pallante1-1, 2 BB


No. 4 Barnegat 2, Point Boro 0

Tim Rossi4.2420040
Frank Graziano1.1000010
Jason Groome41001100
Jared Kacso (W, 1-0)3000030

Top Hitters

Pt BoroGame Stats
Bill Feehan1-2, BB
BarnegatGame Stats
Collin O'Conner1-3, 2B, RBI
Eric Becker1-2, R, SB


Donovan Catholic 6, Central 2

Donovan CatholicIPHRERBBSO
Kyle Malloy (W, 1-0)79245
Jared Morris (L, 0-1)31255
Connor Keehn1.22441
Joe Bassett1.10020
Ryan Greene100010

Top Hitters

Donovan CatholicGame Stats
Kyle Malloy1-2, R, 2 RBI
Bilancia1-2, 2B, 2 R, RBI
CentralGame Stats
Jack Sudia2-4, 2B, RBI
Ryan Paul2-4, 2B

Kyle Malloy led the Griffins on the mound and at the plate to help first-year head coach Bill Beining earn his first career win.