HS Baseball: Toms River North wins its second straight OCT title emphatically


HS Baseball: Toms River North wins its second straight OCT title emphatically
  1. HS Baseball: Toms River North wins its second straight OCT title emphatically
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TOMS RIVER -  Toms River High School North could be hitting its stride at the right time in the season. “We’re playing more as a team now,’’ said junior pitcher/first baseman ared Bellissimo, after the Mariners won the Ocean County Tournament championship for the second straight season and fifth time overall with a resounding  13-4 win over Southern Thursday night at Toms River High School South’s Ken Frank Baseball Stadium. The Mariners (16-6), who won the OCT in consecutive seasons for the first time in their history, dominated Thursday night’s game. They pounded out 15 hits, including six doubles and a triple Thursday night as they o avenged two regular season losses to Southern. All nine hitters in the order had at least one hit. Belissimo was 3-for-5  with two doubles and an RBI. Justin Schaff was 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI. Craig Larsen was 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI Toms River North scored in five of the seven innings. Belissimo, who has made a non-binding oral commitment to Rutgers University, also pitched six solid innings to improve to 4-1. He allowed two runs on five hits, struck out seven, walked two and threw 95 pitches. “Our offense is kicking in. Our pitching is getting better and our defense is getting there, too,’’ Bellissimo said. It is the money time of the scholastic baseball season – where major championships are there to be won. The Shore Conference Tournament is underway and the NJSIAA Tournament begins Monday.

Toms River North, with its pitching depth in Bellissimo, junior Brendan Mullins, who is a Penn State recruit and pitched the seventh inning Thursday night, and junior Craig Larsen, who was the winning pitcher in the 5-2 win over Toms River South in the OCT semifinal - and its thunder at the top of the order, has the potential to be a major player in both the state and Shore Conference tournaments. “They’re hungry,’’ said Toms River North coach Andrew Pagano. “I hate to say it – the games in the early part of the year – they matter, but they’re not elimination games. Now, it’s time to go and I think (his players) are ready to go.’’ The Mariners were ready to from the start Thursday night. Two-out RBI singles by Austin Feigin (2-4 with a double and two RBI) and Schaff in the top of the first got them off and running. A …

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