Saint Rose’s Will Gannon combined with Riley Maypother on a two hit shutout in Saint Rose’s 6-0 win over Rutgers Prep.  The Purple Roses reach the baseball state semifinals along with Southern Regional and Manasquan.  SSZ has highlights of Saint Rose’s win and all the scores from Friday on the diamond

Saint Rose 6 Rutgers Prep 0

Riley Maypother pitched 4 2/3 innings of shutout ball and Will Gannon finished off a combined two-hit shutout in the Purple Roses 6-0 win over Rutgers Prep.  Saint Rose scored three runs in the second inning highlighted by a John Crowley two-run single.  In the third, Riley Mayother had an RBI single followed by Brody Maypother’s two run double.  Saint Rose faces top seed Gloucester Catholic on Tuesday in the Non-Public South “B” finals.  Watch the highlights from Saint Rose’s win on Friday afternoon:

State Baseball Playoff Scores

Central Jersey Group 4

(3) Hunterdon Central 2  (4) Freehold Boro 1

Central Jersey Group 3

(4) Allentown 4  (14) Neptune 3 – 10 innings

South Jersey Group 4

(11) Southern Regional 6  (8) Lenape 2

South Jersey Group 2

(4) Manasquan 1  (3) West Deptford 0

Non-Public South “A” Semifinals

(1) Bishop Eustace 3  (4) CBA 2 – 8 innings

(2) Saint Augustine 7  (3) Red Bank Catholic 3

Non-Public South “B” Semifinals

(2) Saint Rose 6  (6) Rutgers Prep 0