Somerville 8, Bernards 1 Kellen Hardy pitched a seven-hitter, fanned six and walked four and Jake Kobuta went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored to lead Somerville (5-1, 3-0) in a battle of Skyland Conference Valley Division leaders. Erik Rano collected two hits and a double,scored a run an drove in another.Luke Bowerbank and Jake Cawley each had two hits for Bernards (7-1, 3-1).
Bridgewater-Raritan 7, Westfield 6: Jack Hanley hit a 2-out, 2-run double in the bottom of the 7th inning to spark the Panthers (7-0) after they had trailed 5-0. B-R scord three runs in the seventh with two outs and no one on. Westfield is 1-6./
Voorhees 6, Warren Hills 5: David Wernicki pitched a complete game and Andrew Gonzalez drilled a two-run double with Phil D’Armiento delivering an RBI single for Voorhees (2-3). Warren Hills is 2-4.
Bound Brook 11, Manville 6: Vinny Capablo, Bruno Diaz and Nick Cryan had two RBI apiece for Bound Brook (3-2). Capalbo was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a double. Diaz had two runs scored and Cryan doubled and scored a run. Jordan Bautista went four innings for the win. Erik Warren had two RBI and Jake Tokarzewski had three hits and Jared Matisak and Jeremy Nurnberger two apiece for Manville (1-5).
Belvidere 14, South Hunterdon 3: Josh Phillips had two hits and RBI, J.P.Hunt had two hits and a dou ble and Lukas Robinson had two hits for South (1-5). The Eagles have lost five straight since a 9-6 season-opening win at Bound Brook.
Rutgers Prep 7, Delaware Valley 0: Jack Withum was 1- for- 3 with a 2 -run single, Justin Henry was 2 for 3 with a RBI and Mike Coiro 2 for 2 with a RBI for Rutgers Prep (2-5).. Tyler Connell pitched a four-hit complete game shutout with eight strikeouts. Del Val is 3-3.
Somerset Tech 11, North 13th Street 8: There were eight lead changes with Somerset Tech having the last one. Christian Melendez 2-run single drove in Dylan LaRue and Matthew King in the fifth. Matthew Feaster got a complete-game win, allowing eight hits, striking out three and walking two. Sam Bucek, T.J. Caswell and Melendez had two RBI apiece for the Jags (3-1).
Piscataway 3, South Brunswick 1: Winning pitcher Charles Mitchell went the distance, scattering three hits as the Chiefs (7-4) swept a regular-season series from the Vikings (2-6).
Zach Merring had an RBI single and Brian Jeziorski cracked a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning when Piscataway built a 2-0 lead. Mitchell helped his own cause with an RBI in the fifth.
South Brunswick, which was outhit 7-3, spoiled Mitchell’s shutout bid in the sixth on Brandon Siroki’s run-scoring groundout.
Anthony Sjolund (four innings) and Brendan Zircher (three frames) combined to strike out 10 Chiefs. The duo pitched to contact, throwing first-pitch strikes to 21 of the 32 batters they faced.
Kevin Tamsula went 2-for-3 for Piscataway, while five teammates had one hit apiece.
Mitchell fanned two and allowed one earned run.
Governor Livingston 12, Dayton 7: The Highlanders (8-0), took a 10-0 lead after three innings. Josh Katz had two hits, scored a run and had a RBI. Dan Serretti had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored. Mike Falk had hits, two RBIs and run scored. Ryan Zucker went 2-for-2 with two runs and RBI. Matt Bruno hit a 2- run homer in the bottom of the sixth to give GL a 12-4 lead.. Senior lefty Ethan Frohman improved to 3-0 going the first four innings, giving up three hits and two earned runs. He struck out six and didn’t allow a walk.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood 4, Union Catholic 1: The Raiders (7-1) got seven strong from Christian Isolda, who allowed four hits, struck out eight, didn’t walk a batter and hit two.
Plainfield 17, Roselle 2: Jose Batista struck out six in two innings and Jeison Santos had an opposite field double in his first at bat of the season. He added a perfect fifth on the mound and got the win, striking out three. The Cardinals (4-3).
St. Joseph 6, Montgomery 0: Joe Epifano, making his first varsity start after earning two wins in relief, scattered four hits over five innings for the victory. Conner Dolan recorded his second save with two scoreless innings of one-hit relief.
Ross Maertz went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI, while Gabe Mejias, Nick Loffredo and Travis Adams each plated a run.
Loffredo and Brandon Warick each went 2-for-4 as St. Joseph (7-2) outhit the Cougars (0-6) 10-5.