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Class B South

Manchester 4, Pinelands 0

Junior right-hander and Old Dominion commit Logan Duffy struck out 10 in five scoreless, two-hit innings in his varsity debut and the Hawks (1-1) topped the Wildcats (0-1) in Pinelands' season-opener.

Duffy also went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored and junior Blake Warrer drove in a pair of runs during a 1-for-4 game for Manchester.

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Pinelands (0-1)0000000034


Logan Duffy (W, 1-0)5300 2 1086
Rich Coufal20001225
Rian O’Rourke (L, 0-1) 5 430 1677
Jack Lawrie22101141

Top Hitters

ManchesterGame Stats
Logan Duffy1-4, 3B, 1R
Mike Damato1-3, 2B
Blake Warren1-4, 2 RBI
PinelandsGame Stats
Anthony Weedo1-3
Jake Fowler1-3
Bobby Gordon1-3


Jackson Liberty 13, Barnegat 3 (6 Innings)

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Jackson Lib (2-1)302422X13145


P.J. Craig (L, 0-1)49952577
Kyle Moore1.15442243
Dan Keenan (W, 2-0)523021099
Ethan Bloomfield10001212

Top Hitters

BarnegatGame Stats
Rafael Dominguez1-3, 2 RBI
Ryan Kulpa1-3, R
Jackson LibertyGame Stats
Garrett Drew3-3, 2 R, 3 RBI
Jake Hickman3-5, 3 R, RBI
Zaine Toneske1-2, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI
Brett Benecke2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Sean Yurgel2-3, 2B, R, RBI
Dan Keenan2-4, 2 R, RBI
R.J. Vashey1-4, 2B, R



No. 6 Middletown North 12, Mater Dei Prep 1 (5 Innings)

Sophomore Ryan Frontera hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs in a 3-for-4 day at the plate to lead the Lions (3-0) past the Seraphs (0-2) for their third straight win to open the season.

Frontera also cracked a double and scored two runs, while senior Colin Dowlen was 1-for-3 with a double.

Senior left-hander Tony Sansone allowed one unearned run and struck out 11 with just one walk over 5 one-hit innings.


Monmouth 8, Neptune 6

Junior Chris Theobold and senior Mike Cavalluzzi hit back-to-back RBI doubles during a six-run bottom of the third inning and the Falcons battle back to beat the Scarlet Fliers for their third straight win to open the season.

Neptune jumped out to a 5-1 lead by the end of the second inning, with sophomore Quincy Esannason tripling home a run and junior Ryan Cole bashing a two-run home run. Junior right-hander Zach Lopes came on in relief for Monmouth and picked up his first career win by eating up 4 1/3 innings of work.

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Monmouth (3-0)106100x892


Quincy Esannason2.2 6552159
Joe Juliano (L)2.13322348
Kevin O’Neill100002
James Kelly1.25543139
Zach Lopes (W, 1-0)4.13110465
Christian Zito (SV, 1)10000214

Top Hitters

Neptune Game Stats
Quincy Esannason2-3, 3B, 2 R, RBI
Brian Young2-3, R, RBI
Ryan Cole1-4, HR, R, 2 RBI
Austin Celiberti2-3
MonmouthGame Stats
Christian Zito2-3, 2 2B, 3 RBI
Chris Theobold1-3, 2B, R, RBI
Mike Cavalluzzi3-4, 2B, R, RBI


Brick Memorial 3, No. 10 CBA 2

Senior Reese Hackett led off the bottom of the seventh with a single and scored the winning run on a passed ball with two out to give the Mustangs a come-from-behind win over the Colts.

Junior Ryan Mulcahey sacrificed Hackett to second and senior Cole Manfro's flyball to centerfield allowed Hackett to tag up and head to third with two out, setting him up to score on the passed ball.

Junior Ryan Turner doubled and scored the tying run in the bottom of the sixth on a wild pitch after junior Alexey Stout gave CBA a 2-1 lead in the top of the inning with his second of two RBI singles.

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Brick Memorial (2-1)0010011351


Colin Reilly33114675
Henry Escandon (L, 0-1)3.22211250
Mike Kelly0000007
Aiden Patella68212690
Brandon Hulsart (W, 1-0)11000113

Top Hitters

CBAGame Stats
Jack Frankovic4-4, 2B
Alexey Stout2-3, 2 RBI
Jack Greenspan2-2, 2B
Brick MemorialGame Stats
Ryan Turner2-3, 2B, 3B, R, SB
Brandon Hulsart1-3, RBI
Reese Hackett1-3, 2 R


Keansburg 13, Long Branch 3 (6 Innings)

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Keansburg (1-1)003262X13102


Adam Benetsky2.24333567
Dave Rodriguez (L, 0-1)21667361
Robert Baez0.14443036
Shawn Rodriguez0100004
Waylon Manoes (W, 1-0)42323889
Connor Graf (SV, 1)21001230

Top Hitters

Long BranchGame Stats
Dave Rodriguez1-2, R
Adam Benetsky1-2, R
KeansburgGame Stats
Connor Graf2-3, 2 R, 4 RBI
Waylon Manoes3-4, R, 3 RBI
Matt Keelen2-4, 3 RBI
Andrew Valle1-2, 2 BB, R, 2 RBI
Ryan Comey1-2, 2 BB, 3 R
Rian Rivera1-3, 2 BB, 3 R
Antonio Alejandro4 BB, 3 R


Keyport 11, Lakewood 1 (6 Innings)

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Keyport (1-0)014204X1192


Clark (L, 0-1)35555370
Anthony Longo10000220
Jack DiPaolo (W, 1-0)561001197

Top Hitters

LakewoodGame Stats
Clark1-3, RBI
KeansburgGame Stats
Mason Hospital2-2, 2 BB, 3 R, 2 RBI
Josh Dswonyk3-4, R, 3 RBI
Jack DiPaolo1-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Ean Hospital1-3, 2B, R, RBI
Anthony Longo1-1, 3 BB, 3 R


Lacey 9, Southern 5

Senior Josh Fracasso went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI to lead the Lions (3-0) to a third straight win to open the season - this one over the Rams (0-3).

Senior Matt Kaliske went 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI and senior Jacob Bowles was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI for Lacey.

Junior Mike Todaro picked up his first career win on the mound, allowing three earned runs on just one hit while striking out nine and walking three.

Sophomore Dominic Miranda went 2-for-3 with two runs scored for Southern and struck for a solo home run in the top of the seventh.


No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 8, Manasquan 7

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RBC (2-1)035000871


Nick Galvan (L, 0-1)23886272
Sean McWalters44001146
Dominic Mallamaci (W 1-0)54333385
Matt Scrivanic12442131
Alex Stanyek (SV, 1)10002126

Top Hitters

ManasquanGame Stats
Mike Antonucci1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Sean McWalters2-3
Red Bank CatholicGame Stats
Anthony Borriello 1-2, 3 RBI
Sean Griggs 1-2, 2 RBI


Marlboro 13, Toms River South 4

Senior Joe Lomangino went 3-for-5 with three doubles, three runs scored and two RBI to back winning pitcher Tyler Villa as the Mustangs (1-2) handled the Indians (0-2) in their first win.

Villa went the distance for the win, with the junior right-hander allowing three earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out five.

Senior Nick Wright and sophomore Alex D'Ambrosio each went 2-for-5 with two runs, with D'Ambrosio also collecting a pair of doubles and two RBI for Marlboro.

Senior Ryan Mackle went 2-for-3 with two RBI to lead Toms River South at the plate.



Manalapan 6, Monroe 4

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Monroe (2-1)0000004442


Joe Mazza (W, 1-0)630021088
Daniel Burns11400230
Ryan Lockhart (L, 0-1)5.27541497
Harrison Lollin1.12110115

Top Hitters

ManalapanGame Stats
Tom Guidice2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Cristian Bernadini2-3, 3B, 2 R
Dylan Reiner1-1, 3B, 2 RBI
Max Graime1-3, RBI
Anthony Matrone1-4, 2 R
MonroeGame Stats
Chris Wisniewski1-4, HR, 3 RBI


Middletown South 22, Bloomfield 2 (5 Innings)

Seniors Joe Stanzione and Matt Pontari each went 3-for-3 with four RBI and the Eagles (3-0) coasted to a win over the Bengals. Stanzione hit a three-run home run as part of his big day and scored three runs.

Senior Will Doyle also went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, while senior Pat Eagone went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI.

Junior Evan Wood (three runs, two RBI), sophomore Ben Schild (two runs, two RBI), senior Greg Trezza (one run, one RBI) and junior Steve Bogueszewski (one run, one RBI) each went 2-for-3 at the plate as well for Middletown South.

Senior right-hander Jack Shea picked up his first win of the season win on the mound.


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