Baseball Wednesday Scoreboard, 4/5/17
Colts Neck 9, Neptune 1
|Neptune (1-1, 1-1)||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||3||1|
|Colts Neck (1-1, 1-1)||1||2||0||0||1||5||X||9||11||1|
|Ron Cole (L, 0-1)||5.1||7||6||4||4||4||81|
|Kevin Condon (W, 1-0)||5||2||1||1||1||3||80|
|Justin Tucker||1-3, RBI|
|Devon Furges||1-3, R|
|Colts Neck||Game Stats|
|Hunter Boag||2-4, R, 2RBI|
|Anthony Galason||2-4, R, 3RBI|
|Jon Weitzman||2-3, 2R|
|Nick Straub||2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI|
|Sam Christopher||2-4, R, 2B|
Howell 7, No. 5 Marlboro 3
Junior right-hander Mike Wynne pitched five strong innings with seven strikeouts and junior Mike Walsh doubled twice and drove in four to lead the Rebels (1-1, 1-1) to a win over the Mustangs (1-1, 1-1). Wynne allowed on run on five hits and did not walk a batter in his 66-pitch outing.
Walsh finished 3-for-5 to lead the offense, Ean Craig was 2-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI, and senior Nick Lorenzo finished 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Junior Grant Hackett also went 1-for-2 with three walks, a run scored and two RBI.
Junior Justin Levito and sophomore Justin Kapuscinski each went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Marlboro, with Levito also driving in a run and Kapuscinski cracking his second double in as many games. Sophomore Ian Li took the loss on the mound in relief of starter Noah Hutter, who gave up a run on two hits and four walks while striking out five in just two innings.
CBA 9, Manalapan 1
|CBA (2-0, 2-0)||1||0||0||3||3||0||2||9||9||0|
|Manalapan (1-1, 1-1)||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||1||3||0|
|Blaise Venancio (W, 1-0)||5||3||1||1||1||2|
|John Pudder (L, 0-1)||5||8||7||7||1||2|
|Tommy DiTullio||2-4, HR, RBI|
|John Dudek||1-3, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI|
|Andrea Dalatri||3-4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 Runs|
|Jack Schweitzer||1-3, RBI|
No. 6 Freehold Boro 5, Freehold Twp. 1
Senior Tom Holdorf (77 pitches) struck out eight over five one-hit innings and the Colonials (1-1, 1-1) beat the Patriots (0-2, 0-2) behind their left-handed hurler, as well as a four-run third inning. Junior right-hander Ryan Ford allowed three earned runs on six hits over five innings to take the loss while throwing 90 pitches.
Class A Central
Raritan 6, Rumson-Fair Haven 3
|Rumson (0-2, 0-2)||1||1||1||0||3||0||0||3||5||2|
|Raritan (2-0, 1-0)||0||0||3||0||0||3||0||6||9||2|
|Gorgon Forsyth (L, 0-1)||1||2||3||2||1||1||27|
|Matt Birdsall (W, 1-0)||6.2||5||3||2||3||11||106|
|Jake Tennant (S, 1)||0.1||0||0||0||1||1||9|
|Connor Dupree||2-3, 2B, BB, R|
|Brandon Fiahy||1-3, RBI, R|
|Tyler Bruno||2-4, 2 RBI|
|Jake Tennant||2-2, BB, 2B, 2 Runs|
|Tim Hayes||1-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI|
Red Bank 8, Holmdel 3
Senior middle-infielders Jack Mangold and John Juco each doubled, scored two runs, and drove in one in to lead the Bucs (1-1, 1-1) past the Hornets (0-2, 0-2). Mangold finished 3-for-3 while Juco was 2-for-4.
Both Jack Stamer and Matt Santos also went 2-for-4 and Aidan Kelly pitched in a pinch-hit, two-run single.
Will Grant earned the win in relief of starter Jack Povey, who worked four-plus innings. Holmdel scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning off both Povey and Grant, highlighted by a solo home run by junior Sal Monticiollo, who finished 2-for-3.
Matawan 10, Shore 7
|Matawan (2-0, 2-0)||0||0||0||1||6||0||3||10||10||3|
|Shore (1-1, 1-1)||2||0||0||3||0||0||2||7||8||7|
|John Carelli (W, 1-0)||4||6||5||5||0||5||77|
|Jackson Hercek (S, 1)||3||2||2||2||2||0||38|
|Mike Shirvanian (L, 0-1)||4.2||7||7||2||2||6||82|
|Jackson Hercek||1-4, double, R|
|Tom Collazo||2-5, double, 2 RBI, R|
|Mike Trapani||3-4, 2 R|
|Richie Olson||3-4, 2 R|
|Smolokoff||2-3, R, 2 RBI|
|Michael Jelliff||1-3, RBI|
Class A South
No. 9 Brick 4, Toms River East 1
The Green Dragons (1-1, 1-0) scored four runs with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning to knock off the Raiders (0-1, 0-1).
Senior John Prato and Chris Salsano started the rally with back-to-back two-out singles and after a walk by Mike Soldo loaded the bases, Joe Guerra ripped a two-run single to right-centerfield to give Brick the lead. A.J. Serrino then followed with a two-run double to cap the run.
Junior Danny Clemente launced a solo home run to give Toms River East the 1-0 lead in the top of the sixth, one of just two hits off Brick starter John Zurawski. Zurawski went the distance to earn the win, striking out nine and walking two.
Junior Nick DeGennaro struck out 11 and did not walk a batter over six innings while suffering the loss. He allowed all four runs on six hits, four of which came during the sixth-inning rally.
No. 3 Toms River South 2, Jackson Memorial 0
Jackson (0-1, 0-1)
TR South (1-0, 1-0)
Connor Takacs (L, 0-1)
Justin Fall (W, 1-0)
2-3, SB, run
2-3, SB, RBI
1-2, BB, run
Southern 5, Brick Memorial 4
Junior Marcos Matias went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and classmate Joe Colonna delivered a two-run double as the Rams (1-0, 1-0) pulled out a win over the Mustangs (0-1, 0-1) on a walk-off wild pitch.
Nick Simone threw a six-pitch seventh inning to earn the win in relief of starter Zach Fillmore (2 2/3 innings, 69 pitches) and reliever Colin Flood (3 1/3, 57).
Junior Blaine Netterman went 3-for-4 with two RBI to lead the Brick Memorial attack.
No. 1 Toms River North 4, Central 1
|Central (0-1, 0-1)||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||2||1|
|TR North (1-0, 1-0)||0||0||0||2||2||0||X||4||7||1|
|Jared Morris (L, 0-1)||3.1||2||2||2||3||1||70|
|Craig Larsen (W, 1-0)||5||2||1||0||0||3||68|
|Anthony Sasso (S, 1)||1.2||0||0||0||1||5||28|
|Shane Black||1-2, BB, run|
|TR North||Game Stats|
|Mike Nyisztor||0-0, 2 BB, HBP, 2 SB, run|
|Jared Bellissimo||2-3, RBI, run, SB|
|Justin Schaff||1-2, sac fly, RBI|
|Ian Mindas||1-2, RBI single|
Junior Jared Bellissimo went 2-for-3 with a run scored to back classmate and winning pitcher Craig Larsen as the Mariners beat the Golden Eagles in the opener for both teams. Senior Austin Feigin went 1-for-3 with a run scored while senior Ian Mindas and junior Jordan Schaff each went 1-for-2 with an RBI in the win, with Mindas knocking in the go-ahead run in the fourth.
Class B North
Monmouth 1, Long Branch 0
|Monmouth (2-0, 2-0)||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||0|
|Long Branch (0-2, 0-2)||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||2|
|Charlie Kelly (W, 1-0)||7||2||0||0||1||6||82|
|Matt Mincielli (L, 0-1)||6||1||1||0||2||9||102|
|Away Team||Game Stats|
|Justin Scotto||0-3, R, SB|
|Long Branch||Game Stats|
Junior right-hander Charlie Kelly pitched a two-hit shutout and the Falcons made the most of one hit to beat the Green Wave. Monmouth scored without a hit in the first inning when junior Justin Scotto walked, stole second and scored on a sacrifice fly by Liam Kile.
Senior Paul Birzin collected the lone Monmouth hit off Long Branch starter Matt Mincielli in the fourth inning.
No. 2 Red Bank Catholic 10, Ocean 1
|Ocean (1-1, 1-1)||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||3|
|RBC (2-0, 2-0)||3||2||1||4||0||0||x||10||14||1|
|Brian Davis (L, 0-1)||3.1||9||9||8||2||3||78|
|Blaise Panzini (W, 1-0)||5||0||1||0||4||5||81|
|Jack D’Auria||0-1, BB, R, 2 SB|
|Mike Veit||4-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI|
|Aidan Supp||3-4, R, RBI|
|Aaron Ahn||2-2, 2 BB, R, RBI|
|David Glancy||2-4, R, RBI|
|Dom Caraballo||1-4, 2B, R|
|Steve Turk||1-4, RBI|
|Anthony DeRosa||0-2, BB, R, RBI|
No. 9 Manasquan 7, No. 7 Middletown North 2
|Manasquan (1-1, 1-1)||1||0||1||1||2||2||0||7||13||1|
|Midd. North (1-1, 1-1)||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||2||4||0|
|Connor Muly (W, 1-0)||6||3||2||0||3||10|
|Garrett French (L, 1-1)||4.1||9||5||5||5||2|
|Adam Schreck||3-3, 2B|
|Ricky Flynn||1-4, 2 RBI|
|Midd. North||Game Stats|
|Tyler Ras||2-3, 2B|
Wall at No. 4 Middletown South - PPD, April 12, 3:45 p.m.
Class B Central
No. 10 St. Rose 9, Point Beach 1
Junior Sam Sestito pitched a no-hitter in his first varsity start and the Purple Roses beat the Garnet Gulls to open the season. Sestito allowed an earned run, walked three and struck out two while throwing 98 pitches.
Junior Will Gannon was 3-for-4 with three RBI and a pair of runs scored, while senior Brandon Mology went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Junior Riley Maypother also doubled and drove in three runs, senior Joe Volpe was 1-for-5 with two RBI and senior Brendan Hueth finished 1-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in the win.
Class B South
Pinelands 2, Lakewood 1
|Lakewood (0-1, 0-1)||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|Pinelands (1-0, 1-0)||0||0||0||1||1||0||X||2||9||2|
|Angel Mendez (L, 0-1)||6||9||2||2||0||2||67|
|Noah Dean (W, 1-0)||7||0||1||0||5||11||105|
|Terrence Cole-Woodson||0-1, BB, Run|
|Anthony Diaz||1-3, Run, SB|
|Tommy Madge||1-2, RBI|
|Tommy Allen||2-3, 2B, RBI|
Sophomore Noah Dean pitched a no-hitter in his first start of the season and the Wildcats topped the Piners for an opening-day win. Dean struck out 11 and walked five on 105 pitches.
Lakewood junior Terrence Cole-Woddson walked and scored on a throwing error in the sixth to break up the shutout.
Seniors Tommy Allen and Tommy Madge each delivered two-out RBI hits for Pinelands. Allen plated the game's first run with an RBI double in the fourth and Madge came through with an RBI single in the fifth that turned out to be the game-winner.
Manchester 8, Donovan Catholic 5
Manchester senior starter Gavin Pabst helped himself off the hook by going 3-for-4 with two RBI and the Hawks (1-0, 1-0) used a four-run fifth to overtake the Griffins (1-1, 1-1) and hold on for a win in their opener.
Pabst (52 pitches) gave up five runs on five hits in three innings of work before Patrick Carney came on for three shutout innings to earn the win. Pabst struck out four and walked one, while Carney gave up two hits, did not walk a batter and struck out three during a 39-pitch relief outing.
Senior left-hander Joe Felipe pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the save while throwing 12 pitches and also hit a two-run home run.
Senior Matt Miggliaccio also went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI at the plate for the Hawks. Sophomore Jack Felipe was also 2-for-4 with a double.
Bart Goble went 2-for-3 with two RBI and Ryan O'Sullivan was 1-for-2 with a double and two runs scored for Donovan Catholic.
Lacey 4, Point Boro 0
Senior Don Zellman threw a one-hit shutout on 81 pitches and the Lions (2-0, 1-0) blanked the defending B South champion Panthers (0-2, 0-2) for their second straight win to open the season. Zellman struck out eight, walked two and took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, when Point Boro freshman Nick Guzzi broke up Zellman's bid with a two-out single to left.
Zellman took the mound in the bottom of the first already leading 3-0 thanks to a three-run double in the first by senior Brandon Haggerty. Senior Anthony Elefante later added an RBI single and finished 1-for-3. Zellman also finished 1-for-4 with a run scored.
Jackson Liberty 6, Barnegat 4
|Jackson Lib. (1-0, 1-0)||1||0||4||0||0||0||1||6||5||1|
|Barnegat (0-1, 0-1)||0||0||1||0||0||0||3||4||9||5|
|Matt Pickus (W, 1-0)||6||8||1||1||1||2||70|
|Andrew Ludovico (S, 1)||0.1||0||0||0||1||1||15|
|Ryan Bush (L, 0-1)||2.1||2||5||3||4||2||55|
|Jackson Lib.||Game Stats|
|Kyle Tavaska||2-4, 2 R|
|Billy Hart||1-2, R, RBI|
|Justin Diefenbach||3-4, 2 runs|
|Aaron McLaughlin||3-4, run|
Senior Billy Hart and sophomore Scott Wiercizewski each delivered run-scoring hits and the Lions took advantage of five Barnegat errors to beat the Bengals.
Junior right-hander Matt Pickus threw six strong innings to earn the win and senior Andrew Ludovico recorded the final out on a bases-loaded strikeout in the bottom of the seventh.