Wall remains undefeated

The host Wall boys volleyball team pushed its record to 4-0 with a 2-0 win over Toms River North in non-divisional action Thursday.

The Crimson Knights won 25-13 and 25-15 over the Mariners.

For Wall, freshman opposite-outside hitter Brady Donahue blasted home seven kills. Junior outside hitter Chris Smith finished with six kills and three digs.

Sophomore middle blocker Ed Palluzzi notched seven kills. Junior setter Mike Smith put 22 assists into the book and junior defensive specialist-libero Gerard Dunn scapped for 10 digs.

For the Mariners (3-2), senior middle blocker Billy Koch put up nine kills and three blocks. Junior setter Jacob Iovino had 11 assists and three digs. Sophomore libero Zach Lynne finished with 12 digs.

Senior opposite Jim Dellane had three kills and two blocks and sophomore opposite Nico Mercadante notched five digs and three kills.

CBA 2, RB CATHOLIC 0: Dan Andree, James McPaul, Doug Dzema and Nick Osborne propelled the visiting Colts (5-1) past the Caseys (3-2) in non-divisional play.

Andree had four kills and three blocks. McPaul added seven kills and five blocks. Dzema handed out 27 assists and Osborne finished with five kills.

For the Caseys, Kevin Brennan had five kills. Pat Dum notched three kills and two blocks. Ryan Farley had 11 assists, 4 digs and two aces and J.P. Legrottaglie notched four kills and two digs.

CENTRAL 2, BARNEGAT 0: Casey Raso’s four aces, seven kills and four digs powered the host Golden Eagles (2-3) past the Bengals in non-divisional action.

Robert Gonzalez added 11 assists and Ambrose Powell contributed seven kills. Will Leamon led the Bengals with five kills and four blocks and Frank Buckley added four kills.

SOUTHERN 2, LACEY 0: Brandon Lee put home 13 kills and Jake Logue added five kills and three blocks for the host Rams (8-0, 4-0) in their Shore Conference Class A South win over the Lions (1-4, 0-4).

Luke King added 21 assists. Jake Necamp contributed five digs and Harrison Lewis added five kills. Alex Belinsky led the Lions with 10 assists and three blocks. Trevor Matthews added seven kills and D.J. D’Autorio contributed three kills and two blocks.

SJ VIANNEY 2, LONG BRANCH 0: Brian Doffont’s 17 assists led the visiting Lancers (5-2) past the Green Wave (0-7) in non-divisional activity.

Paul Errigo added four kills. Dan Bruchez and George Hunkele contributed two kills each. Axel Perez led the Green Wave with eight digs and six assists. Miguel Ocasio added eight assists and three blocks.


On Thursday evening Neptune’s Kelly Jardine belted the first home run of her varsity career in the Scarlet Fliers’ 9-3 victory over Freehold. Her name was initially printed incorrectly as Kelly Nardine.

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