Jared Bellissimo

Champs Again
PHILADELPHIA - The term "closer" in baseball is typically reserved for pitchers, but in the 2017 Carpenter Cup, the Jersey Shore team's closer was the second unit of position players. For the second straight day, the second string provided a wave of offense, this time leading the Shore to a 7-2 win over Delaware North Saturday at Citizens Bank Park to capture the Shore's fifth ever Carpe
Second Wave
PHILADELPHIA - The first Carpenter Cup semifinal Friday at Citizens Bank Park looked early on like it would be another low-scoring, pitcher-friendly game involving the Jersey Shore. Once the second wave of players entered the game in the fifth inning, however, an full-on slugfest erupted and the Shore squad had enough firepower to advance to the championship game with a 12-7 win over Olympic-Colon
Start-to-Finish
RED BANK - With more than a week between his team's Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinal win over Freehold Township and Thusday's SCT semifinal against third-seeded Wall, it might have been understandable if Toms River North junior pitcher Jared Bellissimo started the game amped up...
Repeat Redemption
TOMS RIVER - For the second straight year, the Toms River North baseball team entered the Ocean County Tournament disappointed about coming up short of a Shore Conference Class A South championship. And for the second straight year, the Mariners took out their frustrations on the rest of Ocean County by winning a tournament championship...
Answering the Bell
TOMS RIVER - Toms River North senior Mike Nyisztor led the Shore Conference in hits as a junior in 2016 and is hitting .452 as a senior this year, so it is not hard to figure out why, with a base open in the top of the fifth inning and the Ocean County Tournament semifinal game hanging in the balance, Toms River South chose to intentionally walk the Mariners shortstop...
Mariners Duo Headed to Rutgers
The 2017 Toms River North baseball team is going to have a Big 10 flavor to it and the latest two Mariners to commit to a four-year college will be staying close to home. Class of 2018 left-hander Jared Bellissimo announced his non-binding verbal commitment to Rutgers University Thursday, joining shortstop Mike Nyisztor as Toms River North standouts to commit to play for the Scarlet Knights... Rea

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