Manalapan rallies in 7th to oust CBA and reach Shore Conference semis

It was a wild Wednesday in the Shore Conference Baseball Tournament quarterfinals. JSZ has highlights from Manalapan’s come from behind 3-2 win over CBA giving the Braves a spot in the SCT Semis.

Manalapan 3 CBA 2 – Shore Conference Tournament Quarterfinals

The Braves rallied for two runs in the seventh inning and Hunter Serrano came on in relief to get out of a bases loaded, no out jam to give his team their 20th win of the season and a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals. Trailing 2-1 in the 7th, Nick DiPeitrantonio’s base hit to right scored pinch-runner Anthony Matrone to tie the game at two. Kyle Sciallo executed a perfect safety squeeze to give the Braves the go-ahead run. In the bottom of the frame, Serrano got a strikeout, a ground out to third base that had Tom Giudice fire home to get the out followed by one more strikeout to seal the win. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from an exciting ballgame in Lincroft:

Shore Conference Baseball Tournament Semifinals – Wednesday May 29 in Red Bank

(9) Manasquan vs. (4) Red Bank Catholic

(7) Wall vs. (6) Manalapan