Thursday, April 3, 2014

Baseball: Cougars, Lions, Streaks roll to victories

Senior pitcher Joe Repasy tossed a five-hitter with six strikeouts in leading Kittatinny to a 5-1 win over Wallkill Valley on Thursday in a Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference Freedom Division clash in Hardyston.

Kittatinny (1-1, 1-1 division) also got offensive contributions from Repasy, who helped his own cause by going 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and junior shortstop Cowan Sikora, who had two walks and a pair of runs scored. Senior Scott Sponder was 2-for-4 with a double.

The Rangers dropped to 0-2, 0-2.

Elsewhere in the NJAC:

Lenape Valley 10, North Warren 4 -- Senior outfielder Nick Sabatini went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and senior David DelSontro was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles to pace Lenape (2-0, 2-0) to its second straight victory. Senior outfielder Tyler Rogers was 2-for-4 and four RBIs, as senior Dan Rafferty fired 5 1/3 shutout frames with four strikeouts to earn the win. Junior outfielder John Vuz went 2-for-4 with an RBI for North Warren (1-1, 1-1).

Jefferson 12, Hopatcong 2 -- Joey Nadler went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and winning pitcher Josh Sadowski fanned five in four innings to lead the Falcons (1-1, 1-1) in five innings. The Chiefs dropped to 1-2, 0-2.

Pope John 10, Morris Hills 2 -- Kyle Malejko, Axel D'Addario and Cyrus Ahmadi all had three hits, while winning pitcher Ethan Collins struck out three to pace the Lions (2-0, 2-0). D'Addario also had six RBIs in the American Division matchup.

Mountain Lakes 7, Sussex Tech 2 -- Senior outfielder Dan Louis went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI, while junior Austen Campbell had a pair of hits in the loss for the Mustangs (1-1, 0-1) in their Independence Division opener.

Hackettstown 3, Newton 2
Morris Knolls 11, High Point 3

Skyland Conference

Warren Hills 6, Voorhees 2 -- Junior Christian Stagaard had a pair of doubles and an RBI and sophomore Anthony Veneziano homered for the second time in as many games -- a two-run shot -- to lead the Blue Streaks (2-0, 2-0) to their second straight Raritan Division victory. Junior pitcher Jake Larsen picked up his first win. Will Palmer and John Wernicki hit doubles for the Vikings (0-2, 0-2).

Ridge 3, Delaware Valley 2 -- Senior third baseman Joe Chiarino went 3-for-3 and senior Chris Fiaschetti fired seven solid innings for the Terriers (1-1, 1-1), as Ridge earned the walk-off win. Fiaschetti, who also drove in a run at the plate, allowed three runs on eight hits in seven innings.

North Hunterdon 6, Hunterdon Central 1 -- Seniors Marc Monks and Jon Scott each had a double and two RBIs as a four-run third powered the Lions (1-1, 1-1) to victory in a battle of Delaware Division title hopefuls. North, which beat Central, 12-6, in the first of two meetings last year, got a solid start on the mound from sophomore John Wilson, who struck out four. Chris Carey drove in the lone run for the Red Devils (1-1, 1-1).

Hillsborough 9, Phillipsburg 5 -- Senior shortstop Dave Wodzisz hit a double and a home run in a three-RBI day, but the Stateliners dropped to 0-2, 0-2.

Gill St. Bernard's 21, Belvidere 3 -- Junior Kevin Merle belted an RBI double and senior Logan Welles had a pair of RBIs for the County Seaters (1-1, 1-1) in a Valley Division clash.

Bernards 18, South Hunterdon 0

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