Class A North

Colts Neck 6, Howell 4

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Colts Neck (3-2, 2-1) 0003300692



Mike Walsh (L, 0-1)474422 75
Dylan Beyer12200029
Ryan Bearse10000013
Jon Weitzman (W, 1-0)5.19430577
Matt Hawkins (S, 1)1.22000121


Top Hitters

Grant Hackett2-4, R
Ryan Bearse2-3, RBI
Eddie Morales2-3
Colts NeckGame Stats
Joe Kohm1-3, R
Dan Schulte2-3, R, 2 RBI, 2B
Jack Tirrell1-3, R
Jon Weitzman2-2, R, RBI
Clarke, Brendan1-3, R
Hunter Boag2B
Shawn Scully1-3, RBI


Freehold Twp. 1, No. 3 CBA 0

Senior right-hander Mike Pirrotta pitched five one-hit, shutout innings and drove in junior Ryan Ford with the lone run of the game as the Patriots (2-2, 1-2) became the first team to beat the Colts (5-1, 3-1) this season.

Pirrotta worked around four walks and two hit batters while striking out three and threw 95 pitches. He checked in with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth to score Ford, who was hit by a pitch to reach.

Senior Zach Pericone pitched two perfect innings with one strikeout to earn the save. Junior Blaise Venancio took the hard-luck loss for CBA and threw 76 pitches.


No. 5 Freehold Boro 8, Neptune 6

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Neptune (1-3, 1-2)5000001006132



Dan Chiusano6.1116629
Pat White (W, 1-0)2.220002


Justin Tucker4.174315
Aedan Martin (L, 0-1)4.273203


Top Hitters

Freehold BoroGame Stats
Chris Cassandra3-4, 2 R, BB
Nick Aiello2-4, double, run
Phil Marcantonio3-4, run, 2 2B
Mike Belka2-5, 3 RBI
NeptuneGame Stats
Ron Cole3-5, RBI, R
Aidan Martin1-4, HR, 2 R, RBI, BB

Sophomore Aedan Martin hit a game-tying solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning off All-Shore left-hander Dan Chiusano to send the game into extra innings, but the Colonials scored two in the top of the ninth to pull out the road win over the Scarlet Fliers in Class A North.



Class A South

No. 1 Toms River North 2, Brick Memorial 0

Junior right-hander Craig Larsen pitched a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts and one walk and the Mariners 3-1, 2-1) bounced back from a loss to Southern by blanking the Mustangs (1-5, 1-3).

Senior Mike Nyisztor went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI to lead the Toms River North lineup and senior Ian Mindas also went 2-for-3.

Junior Trevor Sherman limited Toms River North to two earned runs on five hits with one walk and one strikeout.


Jackson Memorial 9, Southern 5

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Jackson (2-2, 2-1)203211x9135



Connor Takacs (W, 1-1)4.12426389
Tim Halasnik1.21100116
Shawn Kelich11000218

Top Hitters

SouthernGame Stats
Marcos Matias2-3, 2 RBI, run
Pat Barrett0-3 RBI
Austin Pharo0-1, RBI
JacksonGame Stats
Ryan Boyle2-4
Connor Takacs2-3, RBI
Tim Halasnik3-4, 2 RBI, run
Alex Iadisernia1-3, HR, 2 runs


No. 2 Toms River South 13, Toms River East 2 (6 Innings)

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TR East (0-4, 0-3)002000x221



Justin Fall (W, 2-0)62201793
Nick DeGennaro (L, 0-2)59661485
Darren Scholl17771032


Top Hitters

TR SouthGame Stats
Jared Kwicinski3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 R, 4 RBI
Matt Shiffer2-3, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Ben Montenegro2-4, R, RBI
T.J. Scuderi1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Justin Fall2-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Mark Fitzpatrick2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Connor Leatherman2-4
Dylan Danelson2-2, R


TR EastGame Stats
Sean Sullivan1-2, R
Jay Longo0-1, HBP, RBI


Class B North

Middletown South 3, Wall 2

Senior Ben Porpora hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the bottom of the six and the Eagles (3-1, 1-1) edged the Crimson Knights (3-2, 2-2). Porpora finished 2-for-3 with a double while junior Joe Sprake also went 2-for-3 and stole a base.

Sophomore Robby Zega earned his second win of the year on the mound by allowing one earned run on two hits and five walks while fanning two on 89 pitches. Sophomore Jack Roesch pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the save.

Sophomore Grant Schulman went the distance for Wall on the mound, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and a walk. Junior Andy Lenneper went 1-for-2 for Wall with a walk.



Class B Central

No. 8 St. Rose 9, Mater Dei Prep 1

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St. Rose (5-0, 4-0)105120X9112



Greg Bender (L, 0-1)36764061
Rob Lynch35222148
Brian DiPasquale (W, 1-0)62002262
Will Gannon12110018


Top Hitters

Mater DeiGame Stats
Sean Turner2-3, R
Rob Lynch1-2, BB, RBI
Kyle Dowlen1-2, BB, 2B
St. RoseGame Stats
Riley Maypother3-4, R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI
Brody Maypother3-4, R, RBI
Brandon Mology2-4, 2 RBI


Henry Hudson 14, Ranney 8



Class B South

Manchester 6, Barnegat 5

Sophomore Jack Felipe plated the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Hawks (4-2, 4-0) walked off with a win over the Bengals (1-4, 1-3). Felipe finished 1-for-2 with three RBI.

Senior Joe Felipe also went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored while senior Matt Migliaccio finished 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Freshman James Johns scored a pair of runs during a 1-for-4 game at the plate.

Senior Gavin Pabst allowed two earned runs on eight hits with a pair of walks and a pair of strikeouts. He threw 93 pitches while pitching the full seven innings and picking up the win.

Junior Justin Diefenbach allowed two earned runs over six innings for Barnegat and left in position to win the game after throwing 95 pitches. Diefenbach allowed five hits, struck out five and walked one and also went 1-for-4 with two runs scored at the plate. Liam Corbett went 2-for-3 and Eric Becker was 1-for-3 with two RBI in the loss.


No. 7 Lacey 7, Jackson Liberty 1

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Jackson Lib. (3-2, 2-2)0010000143



Don Zellman (W, 2-0)63111994
Brandon Haggerty11001323
Matt Pickus (L, 1-1)57510892
Nick DeCarlo23222348


Top Hitters

LaceyGame Stats
Don Zellman2-4, R, 2B, RBI
Justin Thompson2-4, HR, RBI
John Troise2-4, RBI
Jackson Lib.Game Stats
Connor Keenan0-2, RBI Sac Fly
Alex Torres1-2, R, 2B


Lakewood 12, Donovan Catholic 2 (6 Innings)

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Lakewood (2-2, 1-2)2202151273



Eian Gilroy (L, 0-1)334321
Bart Goble223131
Patrick Wade0.110000
Ryan Miller0.115562
Angel Mendez (W, 1-1)642106


Top Hitters

DonovanGame Stats
Ryan O’Sullivan1-3, 2 SB, run
Matt Morro2-4, RBI
LakewoodGame Stats
Yamile Toro2-2,  3 runs, 3 BB, 2 SB
Hector Rodriguez1-2, 2 RBI, 2 runs, 3 BB


Pinelands 5, Point Boro 0

Sophomore Joey Ventresca pitched a three-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts and no walks and the Wildcats (4-1, 4-0) blanked the Panthers (1-5, 0-4) to win their fourth straight B South game to open the year. Ventresca needed 105 pitches to navigate through seven innings and also went 1-for-3 with two runs scored.

Sophomore Peter Hammond led the offense by going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI. Senior Sean O'Rourke was 2-for-3 with an RBI and sophomore Anthony Diaz finished 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Freshman Nick Guzzi took the loss for Point Boro, allowing two earned runs on eight hits and a walk while walking one and striking out five over five innings and 72 pitches.



Long Branch 10, Keansburg 0 (5 Innings)

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Long Branch (2-4)510041082



Justin Alessi (L, 0-1)13552144
Gabe Torres32221166
Christian Borregeiros03332021
James Horniacek (W, 1-2)32002548
Juwan Wilkins20002224


Top Hitters

KeansburgGame Stats
Justin Alessi1-2


Long BranchGame Stats
T.J. Brewer2-3, RBI
Carlos Irizarry1-2, 2B, RBI
James Horniacek2-3, 2 RBI
Matt Mincieli2B, 2 RBI
Ryan Lorme1-2, 2 RBI
Pasa Fields2B, 2 RBI



At Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Manalapan 14, Wakefield (Va.) 3

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Manalapan (5-2)02012x14142



E.J. Melendez (W, 3-0)43311653
Justin Korman1100118


Top Hitters

WakefieldGame Stats
Stampatolous1-2, RBI
ManalapanGame Stats
Giovanni Ciaccio2-4, 3B, 3 RBI, run
Steven Bullen2-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI, 2B
Anthony Naylor2-3, 3 RBI
Joe Pellecchia3-3, 2 runs, RBI


Ocean 3, Jeb Stuart (Va.) 1

Junior Brian Davis pitched a complete game three-hitter and sophomore Stephen Hagerman collected two hits and two RBI to help the Spartans (4-1) win another game in Myrtle Beach. Junior Matt Redbord also scored a pair of runs and notched a hit.

Brick 4, Lake Shore (N.Y.) 0

Senior left-hander Mike Soldo struck out 17 in a two-hitter and added an RBI single to lead the Green Dragons to a win. Senior Kenny Bala also cracked a solo home run for Brick.


At St. Petersburg, Fla.

John Champe (Va.) 11, Marlboro 9

Junior Justin Levito doubled and drove in two runs and senior Jared Wright was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI but the Mustangs pitching could not hold down Champe's lineup.

Starter Noah Hutter gave up four unearned runs on six hits over 4 1/3 innings and took a no-decision. He struck out five and walked four.



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