Class A North

Freehold Boro 10, Marlboro 1

Nick Aiello fired a complete game and went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI to lead the Colonials past the Mustangs. Aiello allowed one unearned run on three hits with two walks and seven strikeouts while throwing 93 pitches.

Cam Elslager was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs, Mark Costanzo was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI and Steven Gee finished 1-for-1 with two RBI.

Gurkaran Singh went 2-for-3 for Marlboro.

 

 

Class A South

No. 4 Toms River North 21, Brick Memorial 4 (5 Innings)

Winning pitcher Craig Larsen went 3-for-4 with two homers, a double and eight RBI to help the Mariners hammer the Mustangs. Larsen's second homer of the game was a grand slam in the fifth inning, which followed a three-run home run in the third.

Larsen lasted three innings on the mound and threw 67 pitches to get the win before Mike Centeno threw two scoreless frames to close it out.

Jared Bellissimo and Jon Giordano also went 2-for-4 with a home run each, with Bellissimo driving in three and Giordano plating five, including a first-inning grand slam.

Justin Schaff was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Brendan Mullins was 2-for-2 with a double and three runs scored and Nick DeMaio added a two-run double.

 

Central 3, Brick 1

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Central (8-4, 6-3)000004X482

Pitching

BrickIPHRERBBSO
Rob Page550032
Mike Brunner (L)124222
CentralIPHRERBBSO
A.J. Smith (W)751116

Top Hitters

BrickGame Stats
John Coppola2-3
Joe Guerra2-3, SB
CentralGame Stats
Ryan Galati1-3, 2 RBI, BB
Colin Stacy2-3, R, BB
A.J. Smith1-2, R, BB

 

No. 7 Jackson Memorial 16, Southern 1 (5 Innings)

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Southern (5-8, 4-7) 10000XX 174
Jackson Mem (12-4, 8-3) 4237XXX16151

Pitching

SouthernIPHRERBBSOPC
Colin Flood (L)27862 050
Frankie Pellegrino11111021
Matt Marinelli0.15550012
Tyler Colon0.22202028
Jackson MemorialIPHRERBBSOPC
Matt Potok (W, 1-0) 46100351
Shawn Kelich11000113

Top Hitters

SouthernStats
Frankie Pellegrino2-2
Marcos Matias1-3, RBI
Jackson MemorialStats
Ryan Lasko2-2, 2 R, 3 RBI
Ryder Tallent1-1, RBI
Dom Billotti1-2, R
Carmine Petosa3-4, 2 2b, 2 R, 2 RBI
Jake Wendell1-3, 2 RBI
Tom Cartnick1-1, 3B, 2 RBI
Ty Beck1-2, R, RBI

 

Toms River East 5, Toms River South 1

Nick DeGennaro pitched a two-hitter in his first start of the season and the Raiders beat the Indians to sweep the regular-season series. DeGennaro struck out seven and walked three while allowing one earned run on 92 pitches.

Ahmir Cournier and Ryan Goodall were each 3-for-4 at the plate, with Goodall doubling and driving in two runs and Cournier scoring one and knocking one in. Danny Clemente also doubled and drove in two.

T.J. Scuderi was 1-for-2 with an RBI triple for Toms River South and Nico Gonnella lasted two innings and 34 pitches in taking the loss on the mound.

 

 

Class B North

No. 6 Monmouth 6, Manasquan 5

Anthony Guarino highlighted a six-run Monmouth second inning with a two-run double and the Falcons made the most of the big inning while hanging on to beat the Warriors.

Eli Rife and Dante Ciaramella each went 1-for-3 with a single in the win and Liam Kile worked five innings to pick up the win before Ricky Voss and Alex Alonso each pitched a scoreless inning to close it out.

Alex Galvan was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Will Hopkinson was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Dylan Finn finished 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Alec Wells also doubled and drove in a run and Ricky Flynn and Tommy Antonucci each went 1-for-3 with an RBI for Manasquan.

Tim McEneny lasted two innings and fell victim to four unearned runs in the second before Hayden Kunz came on to throw five shutout innings with one hit allowed.

 

 

Class B Central

Keansburg 10, Keyport 4 (8 Innings)

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Keyport (1-9, 1-9)02011000475

Pitching

KeansburgIPHRERBBSOHRPC
Liam Riecks4.134335090
Liam Meyer (W)3.240014056
KeyportIPHRERBBSOHRPC
Lucas Dant7543450110
Ean Hospital (L, 0-1)145532034
KeansburgGame Stats
Liam Meyer2-5, R, RBI, 2B
Liam Riecks2-4, R, 2RBI
KeyportGame Stats
Colin Fernandez1-4, RBI
Ean Hospital2-3, R
Sean Lachky3-4, R, RBI
Lucas Dant0-2, 2 R

 

Ranney 21, Henry Hudson 2 (5 Innings)

Jacob Field, Ethan Gavin and Ben Kraushaar each drove in four runs to help the Panthers rout the Admirals. Field was 3-for-3 with a double, Gavin finished 2-for-3 with two doubles and Kraushaar was 2-for-4.

Ryan Kraushaar also went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Charlie Chropuvka tripled and drove in two during a 1-for-3 day at the plate.

Kiran Shah allowed two runs in four innings and 46 pitches with five strikeouts to earn the win and also went 3-for-5 with an RBI at the plate for Ranney.

Tom Doherty was 1-for-3 with a run scored for Henry Hudson.

 

Point Beach 14, Asbury Park 1 (5 Innings)

Josh Yates went 3-for-3 with a home run and five RBI and the Garnet Gulls rolled to a win over the Blue Bishops.

Jude Lovegren also went 3-for-3 with two RBI and John Nista belted a three-run home run in the first inning to make it 4-0 after Lovegren opened the scoring with an RBI single to score Yates.

Alex Glenn made it three Point Beach players to go a perfect 3-for-3 and also added two RBI. Hunter Alia also finished 2-for-2 for Point Beach.

Chris Russo fired two hitless innings before Luke Testa and Jeff Wall covered the final two innings.

Bismark Garcia-Mendez doubled and scored a run to lead Asbury Park.

 

St. Rose 10, Mater Dei Prep 1

Riley Maypother had his second perfect day at the plate in as many days, going 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI to help lead the Purple Roses past the Seraphs.

Evan Peeke was 2-for-2 with three RBI and Mario Bove went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI for St. Rose. Will Gannon and Dan Rose each added a double and scored a run in the win as well.

Nick Marini allowed a run on five hits with four strikeouts in four innings to earn the win.

Sean Turner was 1-for-2 with a run scored and Ryan Turner finished 1-for-2 with a double for Mater Dei.

 

Class B South

Donovan Catholic 19, Lakewood 12

 

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Lakewood (2-10, 1-9) 1032061 13 12

Pitching

Donovan CatholicIPHRERBBSO
Liam Leonard 2 3 3 2 1 0
W. Vargas 3 7 5 3 3 3
Christian McElroy 2 2 5 4 2 1
LakewoodIPHRERBBSO
Angel Mendez 1 2 1 1 0 0
Julian Zingler 3 10 10 8 4 1
Ramos 3 8 8 5 2 1

Top Hitters

Donovan CatholicStats
Sam Gates3B,2B
Eian Gilroy2 BB, R
Christian CmurR
Ryan Miller3-5, 2B, 3R
Andrew ConallonR
Brandon Dupont3-4, R
Ross Artale2-5, 4 R
Sawyer Conrad3-4, 2B, 4 R, 2 RBI
Christian McElroy3-3, 2 2B, 3 R
LakewoodStats
Deion Crooks3-5
Vega4 R
Angel Mendez2 R
Julian Zinger2-4, 2 R
Torres2-4, 2B, R

 

Manchester 13, Barnegat 3 (5 Innings)

James Johns was 3-for-4 with four RBI and John Simonini went 3-for-3 with one RBI to lead a 13-hit attack that helped the Hawks overwhelm the Bengals.

Mike Conger was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Derek Schmidt finished 1-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI, and Jacob Roberts also went 2-for-4 with three RBI. Evan Scala also doubled and scored a run while Ryan Costello was 1-for-3 with two RBI for Manchester.

Roberts worked five innings to earn the complete-game win. He allowed two earned runs on four hits with three strikeouts and one walk on 68 pitches.

Kyle Moore was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI and Matt Scott was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Barnegat.

 

Lacey 11, No. 3 Jackson Liberty 7

Keith Apostolos and Colin Trembley hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the sixth inning to break a 7-7 tie and the Lions handed Jackson Liberty its first divisional loss of the season.

Apostolos hit his tie-breaking solo shot with one out and Trembley followed with a pinch-hit homer of his own to make it 9-7.

Apostolos was 3-for-5 and Trembley 2-for-2 and each added an RBI single in the seventh inning to pad the lead.

Jorden Jurkiewicz finished 2-for-4 with three RBI, Dan Grisard was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI, and Miles Feaster finished 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored for Lacey.

Brandon Kinsman and Rich Dordas each homered and the two combined to drive in five runs to lead Jackson Liberty. Dordas was 3-for-5 with three RBI and Brandon Kinsman was 2-for-4 with two RBI. Scott Wierciszewski also went 2-for-3 with a double and Alex Torres doubled and drove in a run in the loss.

 

Point Boro 4, Pinelands 1

Sam Collins pitched a six-hitter and went 2-for-3 with an RBI at the plate to lead the Panthers past the Wildcats for their eighth straight win. Collins allowed one earned run, walked one and struck out six while tossing 99 pitches.

Collins tied the game with an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning and Point Boro surged in front with three runs in the sixth. The winning run scored when Sam Young, who was 1-for-2, was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. The last two runs scored on a wild pitch and an error.

Monmouth University commit Joey Ventresca took the loss in his first start since opening day. Ventresca struck out 11 in 5 1/3 innings and 103 pitches while allowing three earned runs on six hits.

Anthony Diaz went 2-for-4 and scored the lone Pinelands run on a Peter Hammond RBI single in the first inning.

 

Non-Division

Ocean 6, Red Bank 3

Ryan Toomey went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI to back winning pitcher Mark Butler and the Spartans doubled up the Bucs.

Butler, Cole Kelly and Matt Redbord each went 1-for-2 with an RBI and Kevin D'Auria was 1-for-3 with a triple and an RBI for Ocean.

Butler struck out seven, scattered 10 hits and threw 98 pitches in 6 2/3 innings to earn the win.

Michael Eulner was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI and Jack Povey finished 2-for-4 with two doubles for Red Bank. Andrew Glauber worked 5 1/3 innings and threw 89 pitches in taking a loss.