Preseason Super 25 baseball: No. 5 Christian Brothers Academy (N.J.)

Preseason Super 25 baseball: No. 5 Christian Brothers Academy (N.J.)

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Preseason Super 25 baseball: No. 5 Christian Brothers Academy (N.J.)

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Luca Dalatri of Christian Brothers Academy (Photo: Doug Hood, Gannett New Jersey)

Luca Dalatri of Christian Brothers Academy
(Photo: Doug Hood, Gannett New Jersey)

5. Christian Brothers Academy

Location: Lincroft, N.J.

2015 record: 27-5

Final Super 25 rank: 23

The Colts won the state Non-Public A title and return two All-State players and a solid rotation.

The All-State players, both North Carolina commits, are righthander Luca Dalatri (9-0, 0.88 ERA, 122 K’s in 71 innings) and catcher Brandon Martorano (.444 BA, 31 RBI, 11 HRs).

Dalatri is 25-2 in three varsity seasons and his father, Rich, was the strength and conditioning coach for the New Jersey Nets for 19 seasons and the Cleveland Cavaliers for two seasons. He is currently the strength and conditioning coach for the Rutgers men’s basketball team.

Other key returnees: CF Cid Porter, who has committed to Catholic University; P Kenny Campbell (5-2, 2.03 ERA, 42 Ks in 41 innings); senior C-DH Brendan Galvin; junior P Mason O’Mara; sophomore P-OF Nick Hohenstein; sophomore SS Jack Harnisch; and junior P Ronnie Meehan.

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