Senior second baseman Matt Schulz hit a two-out, run-scoring single in the bottom of the sixth inning, giving the Shore Regional Blue Devils a 3-2 win over Freehold in non-divisional play Friday.
Schulz stroked two hits in three at-bats as the Blue Devils (3-1, 1-1) won their third straight game.
Senior Andrew Schulz (2-0) tossed a five-hitter, striking out seven, walking two and allowing two unearned runs. Shore senior catcher Nick Blaney went 2-for-2, including a triple, scored one run and drove in one.
FREEHOLD TWP. 9, CBA 7: Mike Alexander went 3-for-5, including a double, scored two runs and plated one to lead the visiting Patriots (3-2, 2-2) past the Colts (2-1-1, 2-1-1) in Shore Conference Class A North.
The Patriots’ Kenny Carrier pitched the final two innings for the save and went 1-for-3, drove in two runs, scored one, stole one base and drew one walk. Teammate Steve Derby went 2-for-4, drove in two, scored one and stole one base. Teammate Chris Talbott hit a two-run double and scored one run.
Chris Rose hurled two innings of relief for the victory. CBA’s Will Morgan hit a three-run homer.
TR EAST 9, BRICK MEMORIAL 3: Anthony DeBlasio’s six strong innings led the visiting Raiders (4-1) past the Mustangs (1-5, 1-3) in Class A South.
DeBlasio (2-0) allowed two earned runs, struck out three, walked none and surrendered five hits. East’s Max Lasky went 3-for-4, scored two runs and drove in one. Teammate Jerry Caporale went 3-for-3, stole two bases and scored one run. East’s Ron Calatoni went 2-for-3, including a double, and drove in one run.
Brick Memorial’s Nick Matteo went 2-for-3, including a two-bagger, and plated one run.
LACEY 4, SOUTHERN 2: Justin Weigland notched his first victory of the season for the host Lions, pitching 52⁄3 innings while allowing four hits and striking out eight against the Rams.
Justin Roth pitched the seventh for his second save of the season. Lacey’s George Peddie hit a two-run single in the first for a 2-0 lead. Teammate Anthony Elefante went 2-for-2, drew one walk and knocked in one run for Lacey, winner of four straight games.
POINT BORO 7, BARNEGAT 5: Winning pitcher Frank Graziano went 3-for-5, including a double, and drove in four runs, propelling the host Panthers past the Bengals in Class B South.
PINELANDS 8, CENTRAL 2: Starter Tyler Carney tossed 52⁄3 innings of shutout ball for the visiting Wildcats (3-3, 3-2) in their Class B South victory over the Golden Eagles.
Carney struck out two, walked three and allowed four hits. Pinelands’ Mitch Merrill went 2-for-4, including a double, drove in one run and scored two. Teammate Pat Spagnola went 2-for-3, scored one run, drove in one run and drew one walk. Pinelands’ Vince Bondinello went 1-for-2, drove in one run and drew a walk.
Bondinello hit a third-inning sacrifice fly for a 1-0 lead the Wildcats would not relinquish. Central’s Andrew DiPiazza went 1-for-3 and drove in two runs.
KEANSBURG 11, HENRY HUDSON 2: Winner Josh Heck (1-0) tossed a two-hitter and struck out six for the visiting Titans in their Class B Central conquest of the Admirals.
Henry Hudson’s six errors produced seven unearned runs for the Titans.
MATER DEI 13, ASBURY PARK 3: Sam Miles stroked three hits in three at-bats, drove in one run and scored two for the host Seraphs in their Class B Central victory over the Blue Bishops.
Teammate Vince Smith went 1-for-2, scored three runs, stole one base, drew one walk and plated three runs. Cole Hardy went 2-for-2, scored two runs and plated two. Reliever Liam Olausen (1-0) posted his first varsity win, allowing two runs and six hits while striking out six over the final three innings.
Asbury Park’s Angel Rosario went 2-for-3 and scored two runs. Teammates Will Wells and Joel Hernandez hit RBI singles.
MONMOUTH 3, RED BANK 0: Corey Shelvin hurled a five-hitter and struck out seven, propelling the visiting Falcons past the Bucs in non-divisional action.