Corrigan, McCarren author no-hitters

Corrigan, McCarren author no-hitters


Corrigan, McCarren author no-hitters


Central senior right-hander Eddie Corrigan and Christian Brothers Academy senior right-hander John McCarren both threw no-hitters Monday.

Corrigan fired a seven-inning no-hitter, his team’s second of the season, in the Golden Eagles’ 7-0 win over Pinelands in a Shore Conference Class B South game.

McCarren, who has signed with Wake Forest, pitched a six-inning no-hitter in CBA’s 12-0 win over Marlboro in a Class A North game.

Corrigan struck out eight walked none and came within a two-out error in the top of the fourth of a perfect game in a tidy 79-pitch performance. Corrigan threw 55 strikes.

Golden Eagles junior right-hander Andrew DiPiazza pitched a no-hitter on April 2 against Point Boro.

Central scored five runs in the second as Mike Puglis, Marcus Drumwight and Tom Clark all had RBI singles .

McCarren (3-0) struck out 12 and walked one as CBA (4-3, 4-2), No. 6 in the Asbury Park Press Top 10, moved into a tie with Howell for first place in Class A North with the win over the No. 9 Mustangs (4-3, 3-3).

Chris Cordova went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs. Anthony Critelli went 2-for-4, scored two runs and had a two-run single in the sixth and Mike Caputo led off the game with a home run and went 2-for-3.

JACKSON MEM. 7, BRICK 6: Brandon Janofsky’s RBI single in the bottom of the fifth broke a 4-4 tie as the No. 1 Jaguars (5-1, 5-0) scored three runs in the fifth and then held on to defeat the No. 4 Green Dragons (4-1, 3-1) and take over sole possession of first place in Class A South.

TR SOUTH 4, TR NORTH 3: A two-out, two-run, bases-loaded single by senior center fielder Kevin Fox in the bottom of the sixth wiped out a 3-2 deficit and senior right-hander Eric Fricks pitched three scoreless innings of relief as the Indians (5-2, 3-2) defeated the Mariners (3-3, 2-3) in a Class A South game.

FREEHOLD TWP. 4, MIDD. SOUTH 3: Rob Yuhas’ two-out triple to right-center in the top of the eighth scored Nick Cardace with the tie-breaking run and courtesy runner Joe Silvestrone scored the tying run on a throwing error in the top of the seventh as the Patriots (3-5, 2-4) snapped a five-game losing streak with a win over the No. 8 Eagles (3-3, 3-3) in a Class A North game.

RB CATHOLIC 10, MANASQUAN 9: Al Molina’s RBI single in the bottom of the fifth broke a 7-7 tie and Matt Kurdewan added an RBI single later in the inning as the No. 2 Caseys (7-1, 6-0) rallied from a 5-0 deficit after a half inning and defeated the Warriors (0-5, 0-5) in a Class A Central game.

MIDD. NORTH 5, HOWELL 3: Senior right-hander Chris Stark, a University of Maine recruit, pitched a complete-game six-hitter and also had an RBI double in the first and Mike Bartels had a two-run double in the first as the Lions (3-3, 3-3) defeated the No. 5 Rebels (4-2, 4-2) and snapped their four-game winning streak.

WALL 7, MATAWAN 2: Luke Malone pitched a complete-game five-hitter, second baseman Brandon Biegert had three RBI and first baseman Jack Gifford reached base four times and scored two runs as the No. 3 Crimson Knights (7-0, 5-0) took over sole possession of first place in Class B North with a win over the Huskies (4-2, 4-1).

KEANSBURG 3, HENRY HUDSON 0: Junior right-hander Mike Politano struck out a career-high 16, walked none and pitched a two-hitter as the Titans (2-3, 2-3) defeated the Admirals (4-2, 3-2) in a Class B Central game.

MANALAPAN 4, COLTS NECK 3: Matt Parke’s two-run single in the top of the fifth gave the Braves (2-4, 2-4) a 4-1 lead and Matt Simonetti pitched two scoreless innings of relief to pick up the save as Manalapan snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over the No. 7 Cougars (4-3, 3-3) in a Class A North game.

SJ VIANNEY 7, HOLMDEL 4: Evan Pietronico drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the eighth to break a 2-2 tie and Anthony LaVigne followed with a three-run double as the Lancers (5-2, 4-2) scored five runs and defeated the Hornets (2-4, 2-4) in a Class A Central game.


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