Keenan tosses shutout to lead South Brunswick over Sayreville

Keenan tosses shutout to lead South Brunswick over Sayreville


Keenan tosses shutout to lead South Brunswick over Sayreville


Senior right-hander Sean Keenan threw his second consecutive two-hit shutout against a Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division opponent on Saturday afternoon as the South Brunswick High School baseball team blanked Sayreville, 5-0, in Monmouth Junction.

Keenan improved to 7-0 with all seven wins coming against Red Division opponents. He allowed just a base hit in the first inning and an infield single in the seventh while striking out 12 on the way to lowering his season’s ERA to 0.83 and WHIP to 0.79.

TJ Perkowski and Ken Drost delivered an RBI apiece for the Vikings (13-5).

Mike Carey and Liam Campbell collected the hits for Sayreville (11-6).

South Plainfield 12, Dunellen 3: Aidan McDermott was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and Nick Muglia went 3-for-3 with a double and one RBI to lead South Plainfield (14-5). Justin Marks, Taylor Born, AJ Celentano and Jeff Pellegrino each delivered an RBI for the Tigers, who scored in every inning except the third and mashed out 14 hits. Winning pitcher Kyle Dickerson (2-0) went 61/3 innings and allowed two earned runs on three hits and struck out 11. Mark Switzer provided a two-run single for Dunellen (15-3) in the seventh.

J.P. Stevens 7, Piscataway 3: Frank LoGuidice went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI and teammate Chris Lee finished 3-for-4 with a homer, double and three runs scored to fuel J.P. Stevens (9-13). Winning pitcher Justin Wojciechowski allowed two earned runs on five hits while striking out three in the complete-game effort. Adam Tricarico and Dan Brower each went 2-for-3 and Matt Oliva clubbed a two-run homer for Piscataway (6-12).

North Brunswick 12, South River 0 (6 inn.): Brian Pelszynski went 3-for-4 with three RBI and Chria Iocca went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored for North Brunswick (7-11). Winning pitcher Mike Pfeiffer improved to 4-1. He tossed six innings of five-hit ball while striking out seven. Steven Barberio collected two hits for South River (4-13), which committed eight errors.

East Brunswick Tech 7, Warren Tech 3: Michael Ramos went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two stolen bases and an RBI, while Anthony Forgue and Collin Klimuszko delivered two RBI each to power East Brunswick Tech (6-10). Winning pitcher John DiNoia tossed a complete game, allowing three runs on five hits while striking out eight and walking just one to move his record to 3-2.

Middlesex 16, Peddie 0 (5 inn.): Brennan Price went 1-for-3 with five RBI as Middlesex improved to 16-3. Tommy Marcinczyk was 2-for-2 with three RBI and two runs scored for the Blue Jays, who scored 12 runs in the fourth inning. Kyle Dotey picked up the victory in short work, allowing three hits in three innings.

Boys Lacrosse

South Brunswick 12, Allentown 11: After the Vikings scored four goals in the fourth quarter to take the lead, the Redbirds had a chance to tie the game with 11 seconds left, but goalie Brad LeHan made a clutch save to close out the victory. Bruce Redfield scored three goals and added one assist and Matt Gorzynski also finished with a hat trick for South Brunswick (6-5). Aiden Burnett and Ryan Woisznies each scored twice, with Woisznies adding an assist for the Vikings. Danny Joseph doled out three assists and LeHan finished with 10 saves. Allentown is 10-3.

Immaculata 7, St. Joseph 5: The Spartans jumped out to a 4-2 lead to start the game, and held on in a tightly contested and physical game. Connor McKeon and Chandler Vanderbeek each scored three goals to lead Immaculata (9-6). Kyle Stenberg and Andrew Monahan led St. Joseph (5-9) with two goals apiece.

Watchung Hills 18, East Brunswick 0: Jeff George compiled six goals and four assists and Alec Orazietti tallied three goals and three assists to lead the charge for Watchung Hills (6-6). Tyler Furlong, John Tekin, Ryan Cunningham and Jed Leibowitz all had two goals for the Warriors, who led 13-0 at halftime. Andrew Keller added a goal and PJ Pimentel made seven saves in the victory. John Henry Glascock turned aside 15 shots for East Brunswick (4-9).


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