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Class A North

No. 5 Howell 7, No. 4 CBA 2

Senior Dan Furlong bounced back from a two-run CBA first inning to pitch a complete game and junior Russell Halvorsen picked up RBI hits in the second and fourth innings to help the Rebels rally for a win over the Colts, ending a brief two-game skid.

Halvorsen ripped an RBI double in the top of the second, during which Howell scored four runs to take a 4-2 lead. Senior Nick Todisco and senior Devon Smith each delivered RBI singles in the second and Halvorsen made it 5-2 with an RBI single in the fourth.

Senior Thomas Strauch hit his Shore-leading fifth home run in the top of the seventh -- a two-run shot that capped the scoring.

Junior Zaine Toneske doubled in a run in bottom of the first and scored on a single by classmate Hunter Del Guercio to give CBA an early 2-0 lead.

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Howell (10-2, 9-1)0401002791
CBA (8-4, 5-3)2000000271

Pitching

HowellIPHRERBBSOPC
Dan Furlong (W, 4-0)77222698
CBAIPHRERBBSOPC
Jack Frankovic (L, 2-1)5.17551378
Jack Norkus1.22222137

Top Hitters

HowellGame Stats
Russell Halvorsen3-4, 2 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI
Devon Smith2-4, 2B, RBI
Thomas Strauch1-3, HR, R, 2 RBI
Braden Walsh1-1, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R
Nick Todisco1-3, R, RBI
Nick Gomes1-4, 2B, R
CBAGame Stats
Zaine Toneske1-3, 2B, R, RBI
Hunter Del Guercio1-3, R
Jack Frankovic2-4
Alexey Stout2-4

 

Manalapan 2, No. 10 Freehold Twp. 0

Sophomore Dylan Shaffer pitched a one-hit shutout on 79 pitches with one walk, one hit batter and seven strikeouts to lead the Braves (5-6, 5-4) to a win over the Patriots (6-6, 3-6), clinching Manalapan a regular-season sweep of Freehold Township.

Junior Christian D'Angelo (1-for-3 ) and senior Liam Martin (2-for-3) each drove in a run for Manalapan and senior Colton Gottlob went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored in the win.

Sophomore C.J. Svoboda went the distance in the hard-luck loss for Freehold Township, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out three. Senior Ryan Keegan collected the lone Freehold Township hit and also stole a base.

 

Marlboro 15, Long Branch 2 (5 Innings)

Senior Julien Umanzor stayed hot at the plate by going 3-for-4 with his Shore-leading ninth double, two runs and two RBI as the Mustangs (6-6, 4-6) rolled to a win over the Green Wave.

Junior Danny Talarico was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI and Michael Diver was 2-for-2 with an RBI for Marlboro, which used five pitchers to cover the five innings.

Senior Adam Benetsky went 3-for-3 with a triple two RBI and freshman Carlos Torres doubled and scored a run to lead Long Branch.

 

No. 3 Middletown South 13, Middletown North 1 (5 Innings)

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Midd North (5-6, 5-5)10000XX113
Midd South (10-4, 8-2)5710XXX13100

Pitching

Middletown NorthIPHRERBBSOPC
Colin Dowlen (L, 2-2)1.171061257
Ryan Fairhurst2.23311356
Middletown SouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Ben Schild (W, 3-0)51110958

Top Hitters

Middletown NorthGame Stats
Ryan Frontera1-2, HR, R, RBI
Middletown SouthGame Stats
Joe Stanzione3-3, 2 HR, 3 R, 4 RBI
Brevin Bezick1-1, BB, 2 R, 2 RBI
Louis D’Alessio1-3, 2 R, RBI, 2 SB
Ryan St. Clair1-2, 2B, R, 2 RBI
Will Christopher1-2, BB, R, RBI
Evan Wood1-3, 2B, 2 R
Steve Boguszewski1-1, HBP, R, RBI

 

 

Class A Central

Ocean 8, No. 6 Red Bank Catholic 2

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Ocean (7-4, 6-2)20200408141
RBC (9-3, 7-3)1000100251

Pitching

OceanIPHRERBBSOPC
Shane Garrett (W, 2-0)752218108
Red Bank CatholicIPHRERBBSOPC
Declan Leary (L, 3-2)59432683
Dom Malamacci15441032
Dylan Passo10000316

Top Hitters

OceanGame Stats
Ben Robinson3-4
Jack Zabarsky3-3, 2B, RBI
Shane Garrett2-4, 4 RBI
Grady Stefankiewicz2-4
Red Bank CatholicGame Stats
Alex Stanyek2-4, 2B
Matt Scrivanic2-3, 2 RBI

 

Shore 9, Holmdel 1

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Shore (7-5, 6-4)11500209130
Holmdel (0-11, 0-10)0000001130

Pitching

ShoreIPHRERBBSOPC
Rob Stock (W, 2-0)73111888
HolmdelIPHRERBBSOPC
Max Woodward (L, 0-4)410772675
JonVito Lobifaro33222243

Top Hitters

ShoreGame Stats
Lucas Rosa3-5, RBI
Joe Santi2-4
E.J. Stefanelli1-3, RBI
John Dunleavy2-3, RBI
Rylan Fegan2-4, 3B, RBI
Parker Fegan2-3, 3B, 3 RBI
HolmdelGame Stats
Connor Capaci1-3, RBI
Joe Barbarino1-3
Brendan Cieplensky1-2

 

No. 1 Rumson-Fair Haven 4, Monmouth 3

Senior Matt Rigby stung a game-winning, RBI single through the middle with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning the the Bulldogs rallied from a three-run deficit to top the Falcons and remain unbeaten.

Monmouth starter Aiden Denton recorded the first two outs of the seventh before hitting the single-game pitch limit. Rumson then went to work, with senior Charlie Tallman beating out an infield single and juniors Owen Kenney and Reece Moroney working back-to-back walks.

Rigby then stepped in a shot a ground through the middle and into right-centerfield to score Tallman and Kenney with the tying and winning runs.

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Monmouth (7-3, 7-3)0101100351
RFH (10-0, 8-0)0000202471

Pitching

MonmouthIPHRERBBSOPC
Aiden Denton6.252226112
Evan Schade (L, 0-1)01222015
James Kelly0100005
Rumson-Fair HavenIPHRERBBSOPC
Jackson Hinchliffe  55321577
John Goodes (W, 4-0)20000325

Top Hitters

MonmouthGame Stats
Chris Theobald2-2, 2B, 3B, BB, 2 R
Aiden Denton1-4, RBI
Evan Schade1-2, RBI
Rumson-Fair HavenGame Stats
Charlie Tallman3-4, 2B, 2 R
Owen Kenney1-1, 2B, 2 R, SB
Reece Moroney1-3, RBI
Matt Rigby1-4, 2 RBI

 

Raritan 6, St. Rose 2

Sophomore John Molnar went the distance on 100 pitches and senior Ben Hutchins went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI to lead the offense as the Rockets (3-8, 3-7) topped the Purple Roses (2-11, 1-9).

Molnar allowed two earned runs on six hits and struck out six in picking up his first win.

Junior Dan Calicari went 1-for-1 with three stolen bases and junior Robert Mulligan was 1-for-1 with a double, run and an RBI for Raritan.

Junior Jack Lomerson took the loss for St. Rose, while sophomore Jack Tiernan went 2-for-4 with a double and freshman Max Glassberg was 2-for-3 with a run to highlight the Purple Roses lineup.

 

Class A South

Southern 8, Brick 0

Senior Mike Nascimento pitched a three-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts and classmate Stephen Stafford drove in five runs as the Rams (7-5, 6-4)  handled the Green Dragons (1-10, 0-10). Nascimento walked three and finished off the shutout on 105 pitches.

Stafford led the scoring effort by going 3-for-4 with a double and five RBI, while juniors Mike Nasti and Kyle Serino each went 1-for-3 with a double, with Nasti also driving in a run. Senior Brandon Brown was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI and sophomore Ray Mulhern went 1-for-3 with two runs in the win.

Junior Kyle Knowsley took the loss with six innings of work and senior Joe Scamardella went 2-for-3 at the plate for Brick.

 

Class B North

Manasquan 7, Freehold Boro 6

Senior Josh Terry came through with a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh and the Warriors (7-7, 5-5) walked off with a win over the Colonials (3-8, 2-7) thanks to a five-run rally in their final at-bat.

Senior Mike Presbrey and junior Brett Patten (2-for-4, two runs, two RBI) started the rally with back-to-back doubles to lead off the seventh and senior Mike Antonucci scored Patten with an RBI single that cut the Freehold Boro lead to 6-4.

The Colonials committed errors on back-to-back batters, which allowed Antonucci to score and set the Warriors up with the tying and winning runs on first and second.

A sacrifice bunt by junior Jack O'Shea moved both runners up a base, but a strikeout by Freehold Boro sophomore Shane Conover moved his team within an out of escaping. Terry, however, had other plans, stroking a single into right field to chase home Cullen Condon and Ryan Deegan.

Senior Nick Terefenko had the big swing for Freehold Boro, launching a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the fourth inning to put the Colonials ahead, 5-2. Terefenko also pitched into the seventh inning and took the no-decision.

Senior Luca Marshall fired three scoreless innings to start the game off for Manasquan before the Colonials got to O'Shea in relief. Senior Pat Woodford picked up the win with 3 1/3 innings of relief, giving up one unearned run on one hit, two walks and three strikeouts.

 

Neptune 2, Red Bank 1

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Red Bank (3-9, 3-7) 0000001141
Neptune (6-4, 5-4)011000X273

Pitching

Red BankIPHRERBBSOPC
Jack Glassberg (L, 1-2)67222381
NeptuneIPHRERBBSOPC
Ryan Cole (W, 3-2)6.1410212111
Dan Moran0.21000313

Top Hitters

Red BankGame Stats
Tommy Ruth1-4
Gus Dal Pra1-3
Nate Ruth1-3
Jake Cohen1-2
NeptuneGame Stats
Tyler Persico2-3, RBI
Dan Moran1-3, R
Jack Tinik2-2, R
Brennan Moloughney1-2, BB, RBI

 

Wall 9, St. John Vianney 1 (6 Innings)

Junior Gabe Cavazzoni and sophomore Jake Howlett drove in runs with RBI singles in Wall's five-run first inning and senior Matt Johnson went the distance to give the Crimson Knights a crucial win over the Lancers in the race for the Class B North championship.

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Wall (8-3, 7-3)510111X972
SJV (7-3-1, 6-3-1)100000X173

Pitching

WallIPHRERBBSOPC
Matt Johnson (W, 3-2)77110392
St. John VianneyIPHRERBBSOPC
Andrew Zottar (L, 1-1)1363 5060
Owen Murtha44215489
Dave Hamlin10111117

Top Hitters

WallGame Stats
Gabe Cavazzoni1-4, 2 R, 2 RBI
Ryan O’Neill1-3, R, 2 RBI
Jake Howlett1-3, R, RBI
Nick Lovarco1-4, R, RBI
Nick Colbert2-3
Colin MacDermant1-3, 2 R
St. John VianneyGame Stats
Dan Afflitto1-3, R
Matteo Pasculli1-3, RBI
Kyle Pollack2-3

 

No. 8 Colts Neck 10, Matawan 0 (5 Innings)

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Matawan (3-8-1, 2-7-1) 00000XX024
Colts Neck (8-2, 8-2) 07111XX 10 12 0

Pitching

MatawanIPHRERBBSOPC
Jake Brigandi (L, 1-2) 2 7 8 8 3 0 52
Eric Friedman 2.1 5 2 1 0 0 54
Colts NeckIPHRERBBSOPC
Anthony Gubitosi (W, 4-0) 5 2 0 0 2 11 77

Top Hitters

MatawanStats
Jack Sassa1-3
Sal Cassano1-2
Colts NeckStats
Tosh Mancini1-4, R, RBI
Christian Rice1-3, 2 R
Brad Salamone1-2, 2 RBI
Dave Cohen3-3, 2B, R, RBI
Chris Scully1-3, R, RBI
Tom Diffley1-2, R
Casey Gardiner2-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI
Tyler Spencer2-3, R, 2 RBI

 

 

Class B South

Barnegat 11, Lakewood 0 (Game 1)

Barnegat 11, Lakewood 1 (Game 2)

Senior Jared Schworn went 4-for-4 with a double, triple and seven RBI in the double-header and the Bengals (7-6, 7-3) swept the Piners (0-8, 0-8) to climb back over .500.

Senior Rafael Dominguez was 4-for-5 with two RBI in the double-header and Joe Fiorentino was 2-for-2 with a double and four RBI in game one for Barnegat.

 

Postponement

Class B Central

Henry Hudson at Point Beach - PPD, Wednsday, 4 p.m.

 

 

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