Joe Escandon, CBA: Had a perfect game going into the sixth and a no-hitter going into the seventh and wound up with a 2-hitter in CBA’s 8-1 win over Ocean in the Monmouth County Tournament championship game.
Chris Lotito, Middletown South: Pitched a 4-hitter with 11 strikeouts in Middletown South’s 4-0 win over Middletown North.
Vincent Bianchini, Red Bank Catholic: Pitched a 2-hitter and struck out 10 in Red Bank Catholic’s 3-0 win over Toms River North
Max Cala, Brick Memorial. Went 5-for-5 and belted two 3-run home runs and had 7 RBI in Brick Memorial’s 11-10 loss to Jackson Liberty in an Ocean County Tournament quarterfinal.
Reece Miller, Toms River East: Had a no-hitter for 6 2/3 innings and wound up with a 2-hitter in Toms River East’s 1-0 win over Jackson Memorial in an Ocean County Tournament quarterfinal.
John Wade, Brick: Pitched a 5-inning no-hitter in Brick’s 10-0 win over Elizabeth.
Jack Povey, Red Bank: Pitched a 1-hitter and drove in the game’s only run with a double in Red Bank’s 1-0 win over Ocean.
Trey Dombroski, Wall: Pitched a 1-hitter and struck out 16 and walked none in Wall’s 1-0 win over Middletown North.
Nick Guzzi, Point Boro: Pitched 12 scoreless innings in starts against Toms River South and Toms River East as he led Point Boro to the Ocean County Tournament championship game for the first time.
Shane Hickey, Jackson Liberty: Picked up the win with 5 1/3 innings of relief in Jackson Liberty’s 11-10 win over Brick Memorial in an Ocean County Tournament quarterfinal and then went 3-for-3 with 3 RBI in the Lions; 7-5 win over Southern in an OCT semifinal as Jackson Liberty advanced to the OCT championship game for the first time.