Shore Conference Tournament - Bracket

Round of 16

(2) Jackson Liberty 12, (18) Colts Neck 10

Senior Charlie Rudderow hit a game-winning, two-run home run with one out in the bottom of the seventh and the Lions walked off with another dramatic tournament win - this time over the Cougars to advance to the SCT quarterfinals Wednesday against No. 7 Wall at Jackson Liberty.

The Lions entered the bottom of the seventh trailing, 10-9, and pulled even when sophomore Dan Keenan walked and scored on an RBI double by his brother, senior Connor Keenan. Rudderow came to the plate with one out and smashed a 3-1 pitch over the left-field fence to send Jackson Liberty to the next round.

Colts Neck took the lead in the top of the ninth when senior Adrian Jimenez was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning, stole second with two out and scored on a go-ahead RBI single by Matt Veneziano.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Colts Neck (11-8) 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 10 12 2
Jackson Lib (21-2) 0 1 0 3 4 1 3 12 9 2

Pitching

Colts Neck IP H R ER BB SO PC
Nick Torres 4 4 7 6 5 3 84
Adrian Jimenez 0.2 2 1 1 1 2 21
Colin Kratzer (L, 0-1) 1.2 3 4 4 2 3 38
Jackson Liberty IP H R ER BB SO PC
Ryan Gallacher 3 5 5 3 0 3 52
Tim Duffy 1 2 1 1 0 1 17
Kevin Ritz 1.1 4 3 3 2 1 33
Dan Keenan (W, 5-0) 1.2 1 1 1 1 4 32

Top Hitters

Colts Neck Stats
Reece Horneck 1-4, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI
George Zemlanicky 1-3, HR, R, RBI
Dan Cowles 2-2, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Matt Veneziano 2-4, R, RBI
Colin Kratzer 2-4, 2B, 2 R
Adrian Jimenez 1-3, 2B, R
Nick Torres 1-3, RBI
Rob Mannino 1-4, 2B, R, RBI
Jackson Liberty Stats
Connor Keenan 3-5, 2 2B, HR, 2R, 5 RBI
Dan Keenan 2-3, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
David Melfi 1-2, HR, 2 R, RBI
Charlie Rudderow 1-5, HR, R, 2 RBI
Jake Hickman 1-2, R, RBI

 

(4) Red Bank Catholic 3, (13) Howell 0

Seniors Alex Gonzalez and David Glancy picked up RBI hits in Red Bank Catholic's three-run third inning and the Caseys pitching took it from there in a win over the Rebels.

Gonzalez singled home a run and Glancy followed with an RBI double. Gonzalez capped the scoring by coming home on a wild pitch.

Red Bank Catholic will host No. 5 Jackson Memorial in Wednesday's SCT quarterfinal round, exactly one week after Jackson Memorial beat the Caseys, 6-1, in at regular-season game at Count Basie Park.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Howell (11-10) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
RBC (19-4) 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 3 5 0

Pitching

Howell IP H R ER BB SO PC
Chris Ellison (L, 0-4) 6 5 3 3 2 4 88
Red Bank Catholic IP H R ER BB SO PC
Shane Panzini (W, 6-1) 5 3 0 0 5 3 78
Vincent Bianchi (SV, 1) 2 0 0 0 1 3 24

Top Hitters

Howell Stats
Ryan Bearse 1-2, 2B
Red Bank Catholic Stats
David Glancy 1-3, 2B, RBI
Vincent Bianchi 1-2, 2B
Alex Gonzalez 1-3, RBI

 

(6) Manalapan 6, (22) Barnegat 0

Senior Ben Levine collected one of four RBI singles by the Braves in the first two innings and took care of the rest on the mound to finish off a complete game while carrying the Braves into the SCT quarterfinals Wednesday against No. 3 seed and Class A North rival CBA.

Junior Nick DiPietrantonio and sophomore Joe Mazza each singled home a run during a three-run first inning and Levine and senior Hunter Serrano followed with RBI singles in the three-run second.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Barnegat (10-12) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Manalapan (18-7) 3 3 0 0 0 0 X 6 8 3

Pitching

Barnegat IP H R ER BB SO PC
Nick Danbrowney (L, 3-3) 1.1 5 6 3 3 0 57
Dexter Dambroski 4.2 3 0 0 0 2 57
Manalapan IP H R ER BB SO PC
Ben Levine (W, 4-1) 7 3 0 0 1 6 91

Top Hitters

Barnegat Stats
Tyler Suydam 1-3
Nick Danbrowney 1-3
David MacGillivray 1-3
Manalapan Stats
Ben Levine 2-4, RBI
Nick DiPietrantonio 1-2, R, RBI
Tommy Guidice 1-3, 2 R
Hunter Serrano 1-3, RBI
Joe Mazza 1-3, RBI
Mike Kuver 1-4, R
Jake Pellecchia 1-2, SB

 

(7) Wall 4, (10) Point Boro 1

Junior Sean Nocera highlighted a two-run first inning for Wall with an RBI single and sophomore Jay Bant and senior Johnny Volped later added an RBI single each to back junior Teddy Sharkey on the mound as the Crimson Knights edged the newly-crowned Ocean County Tournament champions.

Wall will travel to play No. 2 Jackson Liberty in Wednesday's SCT quarterfinal round.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Pt. Boro (17-6) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Wall (20-3) 2 0 1 1 0 0 X 4 8 2

Pitching

Point Boro IP H R ER BB SO PC
Christian Aurin (L, 1-1) 4 7 4 3 3 2 77
Sam Young 2 1 0 0 0 1 28
Wall IP H R ER BB SO PC
Teddy Sharkey (W, 5-0) 7 2 1 0 0 8 101

Top Hitters

Point Boro Stats
Christian Aurin 1-3, 2B, RBI
Wall Stats
Johnny Volpe 2-3, R, RBI
Jay Bant 2-3, RBI
Tanner Powers 2-3, R
Sean Nocera 1-3, RBI
Teddy Sharkey 1-2, R

 

(9) Manasquan 11, (8) Ocean 2

Senior James Harmstead took the Shore Conference lead and joined the 100-career-hit club with his eighth home run of the season - part of a big offensive day for the Warriors that propelled them past the Spartans and into the SCT quarterfinals Wednesday at No. 1 Middletown South.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Manasquan (15-4) 0 0 0 3 1 2 5 11 15 0
Ocean (19-6)  0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 2

Pitching

Manasquan IP H R ER BB SO PC
Spencer Bauer (W, 3-1) 6 5 0 0 1 8 94
Alec Wells 1 4 2 2 0 1 30
Ocean IP H R ER BB SO PC
Scuba Hagerman (L, 2-4) 5 6 4 3 0 4 76
Tyler Talbot 1 4 2 2 0 0 20
Isaac Greenspan 1 5 5 4 0 0 26

Top Hitters

Manasquan Stats
Hayden Kunz 3-4
Spencer Bauer 3-4, 2B, RBI
Mike Anthony 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI
James Harmstead 1-4, HR, R, RBI
Sam Del Guercio 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Ocean Stats
Max Winters 3-4, 2 2B, RBI

 

(3) CBA 4, (14) Neptune 0

Junior Pat Reilly took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the Colts kept their pristine postseason record (5-0) intact by blanking the Scarlet Fliers. Junior Jett Tinik singled leading off the sixth to break up the no-hitter and junior Rocco Richard followed three batters later with a two-out double to chase Reilly.

Junior Braedin Hunt came on and induced an inning-ending pop-up to escape trouble and pitched a clean seventh to earn his third save.

Senior Anthony Celestre doubled and scored on an RBI single by junior Mason Wolf for the first run in the fifth inning and after a sacrifice bunt by junior Jason Arnott, senior Tommy DiTullio gave CBA its fourth run with an RBI single to left.

CBA advances to the quarterfinal round and will host the three meeting of the season between the Colts and the No. 6 Braves. The two Class A North rivals locked up for a 15-inning classic that took two days to complete. After Manalapan pulled out the win in that one, CBA pair the Braves back by winning the second meeting the next day, 3-1.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Neptune (13-8) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
CBA (17-5) 1 0 0 1 2 0 X 4 7 1

Pitching

Neptune IP H R ER BB SO PC
Brian Young (L, 2-2) 6 7 4 3 0 2 94
CBA IP H R ER BB SO PC
Pat Reilly (W, 6-0) 5.2 2 0 0 3 8 84
Braedin Hunt (SV, 3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 16

Top Hitters

Neptune Stats
Rocco Richard 1-2, 2B
CBA Stats
Tommy DiTullio 2-3, R, RBI
Mason Wolf 1-3, R, RBI
Ben Settino 1-3, RBI
Anthony Celestre 1-2, 2B, R
Connor Baksh 1-3, R

 

(5) Jackson Memorial 7, (12) Toms River North 1

Junior Ryan Lasko and senior Troy Bathmann each homered to help break open the game as the Jaguars led wire-to-wire to take the rubber match with the rival Mariners.

Lasko's solo shot over the scoreboard in left - his fifth of the season - increased Jackson Memorial's lead to 4-1 in the bottom of the fifth. Bathmann came off the bench to blast a two-run shot to left that capped the scoring in the bottom of the sixth.

Sophomore shortstop Ty Beck singled home a run in the sixth before Bathmann's homer, singled on a hit-and-run that set up a squeeze bunt by freshman Zach Crotchfelt in the second, and made three key plays in the field to round out an all-around effort.

Jackson Memorial will travel to Count Basie Park Wednesday to play No. 4 Red Bank Catholic in the SCT quarterfinals. Jackson Memorial defeated RBC on Wednesday, 6-1, in the regular-season game.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
TR North (14-10) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
Jackson Mem (20-3) 1 1 0 1 1 3 X 7 8 1

Pitching

Toms River North IP H R ER BB SO PC
Matt Ostroman (L, 2-1) 5 6 5 4 2 0 66
Russ Thistle 1 2 2 2 0 0 19
Jackson Memorial IP H R ER BB SO PC
Joe Princiotta (W, 6-1) 7 9 1 1 0 3 77

Top Hitters

Toms River North Stats
Dylan Feigin 2-4, R
Jacob Dawson 1-3, RBI
Jackson Memorial Stats
Ty Beck 2-3, R, RBI
Ryan Lasko 1-4, HR, R, RBI
Troy Bathmann 1-1, HR, R, 2 RBI
Tom Cartnick 1-2, RBI
Jake Wendell 1-2, RBI

 

(1) Middletown South 6, (17) Brick Memorial 1

Chris Lotito threw hits second complete game in as many outings - hit only two starts of the year - and the Eagles made the most of five hits and four Brick Memorial errors by beating the Mustangs and advancing to the SCT quarterfinals.

Middletown South will host No. 9 Manasquan in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Brick Mem (14-12) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
Midd South (16-5) 0 3 0 0 2 1 X 6 5 2

Pitching

Brick Memorial IP H R ER BB SO PC
Tristan Savoia (L, 3-6) 6 5 6 1 2 3 97
Middletown South IP H R ER BB SO PC
Chris Lotito (W, 3-1) 7 3 1 1 2 7 93

Top Hitters

Brick Memorial Stats
Greg Hanlon 1-3
Lucas McLaughlin 1-3
Andrew White 1-3
Mike Murphy 0-1, 2 BB, R
Middletown South Stats
Robby Zega 2-2, 2B, 2 R
Joe Stanizone 1-3, RBI
Chris Lotito 1-2, R
Anthony Esposito 1-3, R, RBI

 

Non-Division

Shore 8, Long Branch 4

Toms River North 8, Donovan Catholic 2

 

Non-Conference

Matawan 6, Sayreville 4

Notre Dame 10, St. Rose 1

East Brunswick 10, Freehold Boro 2

Toms River South 3, Egg Harbor 2

 

Friday, May 17

Class A South

Southern 7, Toms River East 6

 

Non-Division

Brick Memorial 6, Barnegat 3

Donovan Catholic 9, Central 2

Middletown North 9, Mater Dei Prep 2

Red Bank Catholic 15, Marlboro 11

 

Non-Conference

Cranford 9, St. John Vianney 2

Wall 4, Old Bridge 0

 

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