SSZ has highlights of Tyler Ras and Middletown North punching their ticket to the final 8 after an impressive win at home over Saint John Vianney, plus Toms River South topping “A” South rival Brick Township to reach the quarters

Middletown North 7 Saint John Vianney 1

Tyler Ras pitched a complete game 3-hitter, retiring 19 straight Lancers to give the Lions a spot in the quarterfinals.  Middletown North took a 1-0 lead on a Walt Schopf RBI single in the 2nd inning and busted the game open with a six run 6th inning.  Watch the highlights and post-game reaction from Middletown:

Toms River South 4 Brick Township 1

The Indians put together a three run 5th inning and got a complete game from Justin Fall on the hill to beat Brick Township for the fourth time this season.  Toms River South swept the regular season series and beat the Dragons 1-0 last week in the Ocean County Tournament semifinals.


Friday Highlights

In case you missed it, Shore Sports Zone had two great games from Friday’s SCT as Middletown South pounded Howell and Point Pleasant Boro had an amazing comeback to get a walk-off win at home against Ocean Township:


Shore Conference Baseball Tournament 

Second Round Scores

(2) Middletown South 11  (15) Howell 1 – 5 innings

(4) Red Bank Catholic 4  (20) Jackson Liberty 1

(5) Point Pleasant Boro 10  (12) Ocean Township 9 – 9 innings

(10) Colts Neck 4  (7) Marlboro 1

(1) CBA 2  (17) Manalapan 0

(14) Freehold Boro 6  (3) Toms River North 1

(6) Toms River South 4  (11) Brick Township 1

(9) Middletown North 7  (25) Saint John Vianney 1

Quarterfinal Matchups – Wednesday

(5) Point Pleasant Boro at (4) Red Bank Catholic

(9) Middletown North at (1) CBA

(14) Freehold Boro at (6) Toms River South

(10) Colts Neck at (2) Middletown South