Playoff Preview: North Jersey Non-Public A Semi Finals

Bergen Catholic vs Delbarton 

Bergen Catholic Crusaders

  • Recent Performance: Bergen Catholic has shown a strong capability to perform under pressure with a recent 5-2 victory against St. Joseph (Mont.) and a solid win over St. Peter's Prep at 9-6. Their resilience is highlighted by a mixed season with some close defeats and strong comebacks.
  • Season Record: 16-10-1, 3-5 in Big North - United
  • Key Wins: St. Joseph (Mont.), DePaul, St. Peter's Prep
  • Key Players: Petros Rouggeris has been a key cog to this offense with a .403 average and 14 RBI. Another key player, Luke Dellentash, has been very ace-like, pitching to a 2.33 ERA and 57 K's.

Delbarton Green Wave

  • Recent Performance: Delbarton has been dominant, outscoring their opponents substantially in several games, highlighted by a recent 10-6 victory against DePaul. Their only few losses include a tight game against Glen Rock, showcasing their high-caliber team strength. The Green Wave come into this matchup red-hot, as they hold a 16 game winstreak
  • Season Record: 28-2, 11-1 in NJAC - American
  • Key Wins: Gloucester Catholic, DePaul, Bergen Catholic, 
  • Key Players: Aiden Dill, has demonstrated solid performances on both sides of the ball. Dill is batting .376 with 21 RBI's and is pitching to a 1.7 ERA with 54 K's. Louis Frederick has been a standout as well, with a .400 average and significant contributions in key games.


Seton Hall Prep vs Don Bosco

Seton Hall Prep Pirates

  • Recent Performance: Seton Hall Prep has excelled throughout the season, amassing a 25-3-1 record and demonstrating strong gameplay with key wins against top teams all season. The Pirates enter this contest winning 19 of their last 20 games. 
  • Season Record: 25-3-1, 9-2-1 in SEC - American
  • Key Wins: Morris Knolls, CBA, Ridge
  • Key Players: Michael Bravette has been exceptional with a .494 average and 21 RBIs, providing crucial stability. Jordan Burwell has been a key offensive contributor with a .358 average and 25 RBIs. Marcelo Harsch has been lights out all season, posting a 0.72 ERA with 55 K's to go with it.

    Don Bosco Prep Ironmen

    • Recent Performance: Don Bosco Prep has had a strong season, demonstrating their prowess with a number of big wins. They've dominated several key games, most recently coming out victorious over Pope John in a nail biter, winning 1-0.
    • Season Record: 24-3, 7-1 in Big North - United
    • Key Wins: St. Joseph (Mont.), Bergen Catholic, Morris Knolls
    • Key Players: Nick Becker is the teams leading hitter with a .472 average and 29 RBIs, pivotal in driving in runs and maintaining offensive pressure. Junzen Sarza was been logging impressive performances. carrying a .463 average and a team leading 36 RBIs, contributing significantly to the team's success.