Jersey Sports Zone brings you a pair of championship games from the diamond. We’ve got the Monmouth County Tournament title game between Wall and Middletown South along with the Diamond Classic finale featuring St. Augustine Prep and Lenape.
Middletown South 11 Wall 1 (6 innings) | Monmouth County Tournament Championship
Joe Stanzione blasted two homers and Ben Schild struck out 11 to lead the Eagles to a Monmouth County title snapping Wall’s nine-game streak. The Eagles scored in every frame starting with a Schild RBI double in the first and Will Christopher’s RBI double in the second. Stanzione hit towering solo homers in the third and the fourth. Evan Wood hit a two-run single in the 6th to clinch the title for the 17-8 Eagles. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Brookdale Community College:
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St. Augustine 4 Lenape 2 | Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic Championship
The Hermits overcame an early deficit for the second day in a row to win their first Diamond Classic title since 2017. St. Joseph’s commit Ryan Weingartner hit a home run and struck out the side in the seventh inning to earn the save. Old Dominion commit Marco Levari added an RBI double, while Villanova commit C.J. Furey picked up the win for top-seeded St. Augustine (20-1). Dylan Shank had an RBI single for Lenape (15-3) in the loss.
JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from Pitman:
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