Tuesday, April 9

Class A North

No. 14 Howell 6, Freehold Twp. 3

Logan Koeppel pitched a complete game and contributed an RBI double during the Rebels' comeback win over the Patriots.

Freehold Township jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning and Howell grabbed two runs back, with one coming on an RBI single by Brody Loch. The Rebels then tied it in the bottom of the fourth on a solo home run by senior Braden Walsh and took the lead on an RBI single by Nick Lennon in the bottom of the fifth.

Koeppel's RBI double was part of a two-run sixth inning, which also included an RBI single by Joe Zito.

Freehold Twp (1-1, 0-1)3000000330
Howell (1-1, 1-1)020112X661


Lex Nelsen (L, 0-1)54423585
Connor Brand1222109
Logan Koeppel (W, 1-0)733166104

Top Hitters

Freehold Twp.Game Stats
Aidan Galvanek1-3, R
Nick Schicchi1-1, 2 BB
HowellGame Stats
Brendan Walsh1-1, HR, 2 BB, 3 R, RBI
Logan Koeppel1-2, 2B, BB, 2 R, RBI
Brody Loch1-1, BB, R, RBI
Joe Zito1-3, RBI
Nick Lennon1-3, RBI


Marlboro 8, No. 5 Middletown North 0

Senior Matt Padalec pitched five scoreless innings and the Mustangs (2-1, 2-0) rolled to a win over the Lions (1-2, 0-2).

Marlboro (2-1, 2-0)1220030840
Midd North (1-2, 0-2)0000000040


Matt Padalec (W, 1-1)5.14002888
Dylan DeGregorio0.2000019
Matt Cinquemane10001113

Top Hitters

MarlboroGame Stats
Joe Santos2-3, BB, R, 2 RBI
Mike Consolazio1-3, HBP, R, 2 RBI
Paul Santos2-5, 2 R
Anthony Martino1-3, BB, R, RBI
Joe Kelly1-3, RBI


No. 2 CBA 10, No. 12 Middletown South 0 (6 Innings)

Chris Levonas fired five scoreless, one-hit innings with eight strikeouts and one walk as the Colts cruised to a win over the Eagles in their season-opener.

Midd South (1-1, 1-1)000000X024
CBA (1-0, 1-0)210007X1080


Middletown SouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Will McCarthy (L, 0-1)11313151
Jake Wenzel31000536
Chris Long10000113
Alex Korth0.25773143
Vinny Alcure0100109
Chris Levonas (W, 1-0)51001860
Danny DiTullio11000212

Top Hitters

Middletown SouthGame Stats
Lou D’Alessio1-2, SB
Rob Chuisano1-2
CBAGame Stats
Will Fahey1-4, R, 2 RBI
Jake Petro1-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Dan Russo2-4, R, RBI
Jayden Matejicka1-2, BB, 2 R, RBI
Danny Tsimbinos1-3, HBP, RBI
Jaxon Sevilla2-3
Jared Matejicki0-1, 2 BB, HBP, 2 R, 2 RBI


Colts Neck 4, No. 13 Manalapan 0

Manalapan (2-2, 2-1)0000000032
Colts Neck (2-3, 1-2)000202X471


Cristian Ptasienski (L, 0-1)45222680
Dylan Kane22200130
Nick Hayden (W, 2-1)52004582
Ryan Spencer (SV, 1)21002346

Top Hitters

ManalapanGame Stats
John Pecoraro1-3, 2B, BB
Varun Gabbita1-1, 2 BB
Colts NeckGame Stats
Tom Diffley2-3, R
Anthony Vallaro2-3, 2 R, 2 SB
Ronan Kiely2-3, 2B
Dan Annunziata1-3, 2B
Casey Gardiner0-2, BB, 2 RBI



Class A Central

No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 6, Wall 1

Declan Leary picked up his second win with a complete-game six-hitter and the Caseys salvaged a season split with the Crimson Knights after dropping the first game between the two teams on Friday.

Aiden Funk and Charlie Tumberger each singled home a run in the top of the first inning and Sean Griggs doubled home RBC's third run, which came in the top of the second. Luke Lonczak broke the game open with a two-run double in the top of the fifth.

Wall catcher Jake Howlett broke up the shutout bid by Leary with an RBI double in the sixth.

RBC (2-2, 2-2)2100300681
Wall (2-2, 2-2)000001X162


Declan Leary (W, 2-0)76111983
Dane Rue (L, 0-1)45314484
Justin Castellucia12221236
Nick Plevier21000325

Top Hitters

Red Bank CatholicGame Stats
Sean Griggs2-2, 2B, BB, HBP, R, RBI
Luke Lonczak1-3, 2B, BB, R, 2 RBI
Charlie Stumberger1-3, HBP, R, RBI
A.J. Sciametta1-3, BB, 2 R
Aiden Funk1-4, RBI
WallGame Stats
Jake Howlett1-3, 2B, RBI
T.J. Legere1-3, 2B, R


Monmouth 10, Shore 9

Monmouth did all of its scoring in the third and fourth innings to erase two different deficits, then hung on to beat the Blue Devils behind two scoreless innings from Alejandro Ocelotl to close it out.

Ocelotl played a role in the comeback as well with a single to keep the line moving during a six-run third inning for Monmouth, followed by an RBI double that capped a four-run fourth and put the Falcons ahead, 10-8.

Joe Alfano hit a go-ahead two-run single in the bottom of the third to give Monmouth a 5-3 lead. Shore tied the game, 6-6, in the top of the fourth on a three-run home run by Andrew Barham. The Blue Devils then grabbed the lead on a two-run single by Cole Stefanelli.

Bobby Davidson pulled Monmouth even in the bottom of the fourth with a two-run single to make it 8-8 and Brandon Geiger worked a bases-loaded walk to force home the go-ahead run later in the inning.

Shore (0-1, 0-1)0215100973
Monmouth (2-1, 2-1)006400X10103


Rob Stock34511462
Andrew Barham (L, 0-1)14441127
Joe Santi22002234
Evan Booth3.13643463
Vaughn Bociulis (W, 1-0)1.24321026
Alejandro Ocelotl (SV, 1)20001140

Top Hitters

ShoreGame Stats
Andrew Barham3-3, HR, R, 5 RBI
Liam Hennelly1-3, BB, 2 R
Cole Stefanelli1-3, BB, 2 RBI
T.J. Minner1-4, 2 R
C.J. Sears1-3, R
MonmouthGame Stats
Evan Booth3-3, 2 R
Alejandro Ocelotl3-4, 2B, R, RBI
Bobby Davidson1-2, BB, 3 RBI
Collin Denton1-3, 2 R
Joe Alfano1-4, 2 RBI


Holmdel 7, No. 10 Rumson-Fair Haven 5

Raum Desai hit an RBI single in the bottom of the first and an RBI double in the bottom of the fourth as the Hornets rode a fast start to a second straight win over the Bulldogs.

James Vallillo also added an RBI single in Holmdel's three-run first inning and Jack Vallillo made it 4-0 with an RBI single in the bottom of the third.

Rumson rallied with an RBI triple by Jack Gyimesi and an RBI single by Alex Calabretta in the sixth and a two-run single by Gavin D'Aponte in the seventh to pull the Bulldogs within 7-5 and bring the tying run to the plate. Dylan Zammit, however, nailed down the save to make a winner of starter Luke Buda.

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Holmdel (2-0, 2-0)301210X7101


Owen O’Toole (L, 0-2)410665599
Jackson Gallagher0.10112114
Aidan Mishkin0.20001014
Luke Gallagher10000114
Luke Buda (W, 1-0)5.25202299
Dylan Zammit1.12222238

Top Hitters

Rumson-Fair HavenGame Stats
Jack Gyimesi2-4, 3B, R, RBI
Gavin D’Aponte1-4, 2 RBI
Alex Calabretta1-3
HolmdelGame Stats
Matt Iulo2-3, 2B, 2 R
Raum Desai3-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
Tyler Reddy2-4, 2B
James Vallillo1-3, 2B, BB, RBI
Jack Vallillo1-3, RBI



Class B North

Red Bank 8, Freehold Boro 7

Tommy Ruth pitched 3 1/3 solid innings of relief to earn the win on the mound and drove in five runs with three doubles at the plate to carry the Bucs to a win over the Colonials.

Ruth cracked a two-run double in the bottom of the second inning to give Red Bank a 4-1 lead, but Freehold Boro responded with five in the top of the fourth. Nick Montello tied the game with an RBI single and Nick Russo hammered a two-run triple to put the Colonials on top, 6-4.

Ruth pitched a scoreless fifth to keep the deficit at 6-4, then slammed a go-ahead three-run double with two out in the bottom of the fifth for an 8-6 lead. On the previous batter, Timmy Kelly kept the inning alive with a bases-loaded RBI single to cut the Freehold lead to 6-5.

Ruth recorded the first two outs of the seventh inning before Freehold Boro loaded the bases with a single by Aamir Haniff and two straight walks. Ruth, however, bounced back with a strikeout to end the game.

Freehold (0-4, 0-2)0105010791
Red Bank (2-1, 2-1)130040X8110


Spencer Friedman37411369
Cole Hurley (L)24440242
Aidan Rivera10000213
Will Marziarz3.26662566
Tommy Ruth (W, 1-0)3.13114570

Top Hitters

Freehold BoroGame Stats
Nick Russo2-4, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI
Noah Ochojski2-3, 2B, BB, R
Nick Lynch1-2, 2 BB, R, RBI
Aamir Haniff2-3, R, RBI
Tyler Kuncken1-3, 2 R
Nick Montello1-4, R, RBI
Red BankGame Stats
Tommy Ruth3-4, 3 2B, R, 5 RBI
Will Marziarz2-2, R
Hoyt Smith1-3, BB, R
Timmy Kelly1-2, BB, HBP, R, RBI
Nick Gandolfo1-2, R
P.J. Whitehead1-2, R


No. 6 Matawan 9, Ocean 1

Matawan (4-0, 4-0)0032211982
Ocean (2-2, 1-2)0010000162


Andrew Gendi (W, 2-0)5.24103886
Jayce Thoroughman1.12000123
Anthony Torchia (L, 0-1)43534577
John Trotte12200126
Matt Richter11111118
Evan Dougherty 11112228

Top Hitters

MatawanGame Stats
Brandon Falco2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Mark Kovach1-4, R, 2 RBI
Bryan McCartin2-4, R
Eric Friedman1-3, BB, R
OceanGame Stats
Ben Robinson1-4, R


St. John Vianney 14, Neptune 13

Jake Mandarino crushed a game-tying grand slam with two out in the bottom of the seventh and the Lancers walked off with a win in eighth innings on a bases-loaded walk with none out.

The game-tying blast was Mandarino's second home run of the game, with his first homer leading off the fifth inning to cut Neptune's lead to 11-5.

Mandarino's big swing capped a seven-run rally in the seventh inning by St. John Vianney.  The first two runs of the rally scored on bases-loaded walks and the third came home on a fielder's choice groundout by Kevin DiPede.

Neptune (0-4, 0-4)4202302013114
SJV (2-2, 2-2)013011711477


Aedan Martin545328107
Jack Gamba-Ellis22875461
Hunter Morgan (L, 0-1)01112015
David Hamlin11432242
Max DeFonce23224055
Luke Jaafar-Bodnar13220017
John Ferry11302235
Dylan Blackman1.12200122
Nick Mirto (W, 1-0)1.21000218

Top Hitters

NeptuneGame Stats
Trevor Rummel2-5, 2B, 2 R, 6 RBI
Hunter Morgan2-3, 2 BB, HBP, 3 R
Carl Christie1-3, 3 BB, 4 R
Jack Gamba-Ellis2-4, BB, 3 R
Andrew Wardell2-4, BB, R
Alex Soto1-5, 2B, 2 RBI
St. John VianneyGame Stats
Jake Mandarino2-5, 2 HR, 2 R, 5 RBI
Matt Intartagia1-3, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI
Jalen Rodriguez2-2, BB, R, 2 SB
Mike McCormack1-3, 2 HBP, R
Kevin DiPede1-4, HBP, 2 R, RBI


Manasquan 10, No. 7 Ranney 8

J.D. Teza hit a two-run double in Manasquan's six-run first inning and allowed one hit over four innings as the Warriors survived five homers by five different Ranney players in a win over the Panthers.

Connor Voelkson opened the scoring with an RBI single and Matt Koenig delivered one of his own to make it 2-0. Teza then smacked his two-run double to make it 4-0 and after a passed ball scored Koenig with the fifth run, Luke Ramire capped the rally with another RBI single.

Ranney cut into the lead in the bottom of the third on a solo home run by Brody Garguilo and a two-run blast by Ryan Costello to shrink the deficit to 6-3. Manasquan responded immediately with a sacrifice fly from Dylan Vowteras, followed by another RBI single by Voelkson to put the Warriors up, 8-3, in the fourth.

After two more insurance runs in the top of the seventh, Manasquan appeared to be in the clear, but Ranney mounted a furious rally, again sparked by the long ball. Andrew Parisi got it going with a two-run shot to cut the Manasquan lead to 10-5 with one out. Costello followed with a single and Curtis Chropuvka then launched a two-run homer to make it 10-7.

Greyson Testino made it back-to-back homers by following Chropuvka's dinger with a solo shot to make it 10-8 with one out. Ranney brought the winning run to the plate with runners on second and third and two out, but Vowteras came through with a clutch strikeout to end the game.

Manasquan (3-0, 3-0)60020021090
Ranney (1-2, 1-2)0030005881


J.D. Teza (W, 1-0)41334174
Dylan Vowteras36552681

Top Hitters

ManasquanGame Stats
J.D. Teza1-3, 2B, BB, R, 2 RBI
Connor Voelkson2-4, BB, R, RBI
Caden Eastmond1-2, 3 BB, 2 R, 4 SB
Luke Ramire2-5, R, RBI
Matt Koenig1-3, BB, 2 R, RBI, 2 SB
Mike Antonucci1-3, BB, R, RBI, 2 SB
RanneyGame Stats
Ryan Costello2-3, HR, BB, 2 R, 2 RBI
Brody Garguilo1-3, HR, BB, 2 R, RBI
Andrew Parisi1-3, HR, BB, R, 2 RBI
Curtis Chropuvka1-4, HR, R, 2 RBI
Greyson Testino1-4, HR, R, RBI


Class B Central

No. 16 Point Beach 22, Keyport 0 (5 Innings)

Keyport (0-2, 0-2)00000XX013
Pt Beach (1-0, 1-0)53122XXX22110


Andrew Staeger (L, 0-1)2411106186
Carter Williams0.12653021
Axsel Ferm0.11301025
Jacob Pinto0.23222127
Tristan Knoblauch0.2100018
Bennett Moberg (W, 1-0)41000452
Ryan Doyle1000029

Top Hitters

KeyportGame Stats
Erik Schmidt1-2
Point BeachGame Stats
Nate Clayton2-2, 2B, HR, BB, R, 6 RBI
Tommy Conroy3-4, 2B, 3B, BB, 4 R, 3 RBI, 3 SB
Quinn Cali1-2, 2B, HBP, 2 RBI
Noah Banick1-2, 2 BB, 3 R, RBI
Antonio Acevedo1-1, 2 BB, HBP, 4 R, RBI
Dan Storch1-2, R, 2 RBI


St. Rose 13, Henry Hudson 1 (5 Innings)

Three St. Rose pitchers combined on a no-hitter and the Purple Roses win their season-opener by shutting down the Admirals.

Jack Tiernan pitched the first inning and gave up run on a pair of walks that lead to and RBI ground out by David Ortore after Aiden Winters stole third with one out.

From there, Peter Nolan and Chris Zahlman overpowered Henry Hudson, with Nolan striking out all six batters he faced and Zahlman closing out the win with two scoreless innings that included four strikeouts and one walk.

St. Rose (1-0, 1-0)35500XX1370
Hudson (1-1, 1-1)10000XX105


Jack Tiernan10112130
Peter Nolan (W, 1-0)20000632
Chris Zahlman20001422
Aiden Winters (L, 0-1)25853468
Nick Dowd32524262

Top Hitters

St. RoseGame Stats
Frank Soos1-2, HR, BB, 2 R, 2 RBI
Anthony Crudo1-1, 2B, BB, 2 R, 3 RBI, 2 SB
Jake Whitehead1-2, 2B, BB, 2 RBI
Jack Tiernan1-3, BB, 3 R, RBI
Peter Nolan1-3, R, RBI
Henry HudsonGame Stats
Aiden Winters0-1, BB, R, SB


Lakewood 15, Asbury Park 5 (5 innings)

Asbury Park (0-1, 0-1)11021XX521
Lakewood (1-0, 1-0)73005XX1581


Cris Rosario (W, 1-0)6.0251710 97
Israel Villegas-Diaz (L, 0-1)1.037 3 2148
Eduardo Macias3.053 32368
Tyree Nelson1.00555141

Top Hitters

LakewoodGame Stats
Cris Rosario3-3, 3B, 1B
Leandro Garista2-3, 2 R, 2 1B
Isaiah Shade1-3 2B, BB
Asbury Park Game Stats
Prince Gue1-2, 3B, R, RBI
Israel Villegas-Diaz1-3, RBI



Class B South

Barnegat 5, Lacey 3

Lacey (1-1, 1-1)0020100352
Barnegat (2-1, 1-0)0004010551


Michael Marcus (L, 0-1)42422576
Dylan Zech23110140
Jaihan Dominguez (W, 1-0)6.15312589
Tyler Carll (SV, 1)0.20001114

Top Hitters

LaceyGame Stats
Michael Marcus1-4, 3B, RBI
Joey Preston1-2, RBI
Anthony Eckerson1-2, 2B, 2 BB
BarnegatGame Stats
Pat Mackie1-2, 2 BB, RBI
Quentin Torres1-3, R, RBI
Nick Bruno1-3, R
Tommy Szukalski1-3, R




Raritan 2, Becton 0

Jimmy Nichols pitched a two-hit shutout with six strikeouts and helped his cause with a pair of hits and a run scored during Raritan's two-run fourth inning, powering the Rockets to a season-opening win over the Wildcats.

Becton (3-1)0000000020
Raritan (1-0)000200X251


Jimmy Nichols (W, 1-0)72001680

Top Hitters

RaritanGame Stats
Jimmy Nichols2-3, R
Matt Zweidinger1-2, RBI
Jobby Dekis1-3, R


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