Del Val Baseball

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2021 Season

AWARDS/HONORS


EXPRESS TIMES/LEHIGH VALLEY LIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Jack Cariddi - Catcher

EXPRESS TIMES/LEHIGH VALLEY LIVE ALL AREA BASEBALL TEAMS

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EXPRESS TIMES/LEHIGH VALLEY ALL AREA BASEBALL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM
Jack Cariddi - Catcher

THIRD TEAM
Austin Piscitelli - Outfielder

HONORABLE MENTION
Michael Kelly
Ryan Stephens

STAR LEDGER ALL STATE GROUP 2 FIRST TEAM

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STAR LEDGER ALL STATE GROUP 2 FIRST TEAM SELECTION

Jack Cariddi - DH

HUNTERDON DEMOCRAT ALL COUNTY TEAM

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HUNTERDON DEMOCRAT ALL COUNTY TEAM

Jack Cariddi
Austin Piscitelli

SKYLAND CONFERENCE MOUNTAIN DIVISION TEAMS

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SKYLAND CONFERENCE MOUNTAIN DIVISION TEAMS


FIRST TEAM SELECTIONS
Jack Cariddi Catcher
Austin Piscitelli Outfield
Zachary Erling Pitcher
Michael Kelly At Large Player

SECOND TEAM SELECTIONS
Justin Kolpan Pitcher
Ryan Stephens Shortstop
Gavin Walker Outfield/Pitcher

HONORABLE MENTION
Collin Becker Third Base

DEL VAL BASEBALL END OF SEASON TEAM AWARDS

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DEL VAL BASEBALL TEAM AWARDS

Most Valuable Offensive Player - Jack Cariddi - School Record .569 Batting Average, 29 Hits, 28 RBI, 11 Doubles, .625 OBP, 19 Games. Considered to be the best hitter in the last 20 years, and one of the top hitters of all time for Del Val.

Most Outstanding Outfielder - Austin Piscitelli - .404 Batting Average, 21 Hits, 17 Runs, 14 RBI. Outstanding speed on the base paths, and range in the outfield. He is a true game changer making plays most outfielders cannot. Considered one of the fastest players to come through Del Val, and puts a lot of pressure on opponents defense.

Most Outstanding Infielder - Ryan Stephens - School Record 17 Stolen Bases, .327 Batting Average, .492 OBP, 21 Runs, 15 RBI, 15 Walks. Solid shortstop, extremely smart player, with a quick release. Second highest OBP on the team, and offensively had several clutch hits in big games.

Golden Arm - Zach Erling - 1.581 ERA, 1.161 WHIP, 31 Innings, 21 Strike Outs, 8 GP, 3-2 Record. Number 1 pitcher, led our team on the mound in the biggest games. His 2 hitter against Pingry led us to a Conference Co-Championship. He also helped deliver a big win against North Hunterdon in the HWS Tournament.

Coaches Award - Collin Becker - Outstanding Performance Offensively, Defensively, as a Leader, High Character and Work Ethic, Great Teammate, Ability to Play First and Third Base at High Level,
extremely smart and complete player. He had several clutch hits and defensive plays in big games.

Coaches Award - Gavin Walker - Hardest throwing pitcher with the best curveball on the staff. Considered our top closer. Was a game changer in several big games as a pitcher, and a hitter. Closing out Gill St. Bernards and North Hunterdon were two of his biggest games.

2021 RESULTS


EXPRESS TIMES/LEHIGH VALLEY BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

JACK CARIDDI ALL STATE GROUP 2 FIRST TEAM DH HUNTERDON DEMOCRAT FIRST TEAM ALL COUNTY SKYLAND CONFERENCE MOUNTAIN DIVISION FIRST TEAM DEL VAL MOST VALUABLE OFFENSIVE PLAYER SCHOOL RECORD .569 BATTING AVERAGE

NJ SENIOR ALL STAR BASEBALL CLASSIC

Jack Cariddi goes 1 for 1 with a walk as his Central Jersey Team rolls to a 10-2 win.

Sean Hanczaryk Night Del Val 6 P'Burg 5

Game MVP Austin Piscitelli goes 3 for 4, scored twice, and helped set the table in the bottom of the 7th for a comeback walk off win for the Terriers. Austin also robbed P'Burg of a run scoring single in the 6th. Justin Kolpan's 1 out single in the 7th made the score 5-4. A bases loaded walk to Jack Cariddi tied the game at 5-5 to set up Michael Kelly's walk off single. Jack Cariddi and Collin Becker had 2 RBI each.

Athlete of the Month Jack Cariddi

Senior Captain Jack Cariddi plays Catcher, and leads the team in Batting Average .533, RBI 24, Hits 24, and Doubles 9. He has been recognized as one of the top players in the state, and will be playing in the NJ State Senior All-Star Game on June 15th. Next year he will be playing baseball for Methodist University in North Carolina.

Del Val 12 Belvidere 0

Del Val won 12-0 in 5 innings. Zac Erling got the win on the mound for the Terriers. Five players had multiple hits, Justin Kolpan 3, Ryan Stephens 3, Collin Becker 2, Michael Kelly 2, and Matt Badolato 2. The Game MVP is Justin Kolpan, 3 for 3, 2 Walks, 2 RBI, 2 Runs, and 2 Stolen Bases.

Del Val 14 Bound Brook 1

Jack Cariddi is our Game MVP! He was 4 for 4 with 2 doubles, 3 RBI, 2 Runs, and a Stolen Base. Justin Kolpan got the win on the mound giving up 1 unearned run, 7 strike outs, 3 hits, and 3 walks. Michael Kelly was 2 for 3 and reached on HBP. Gavin Walker closed the game out striking out 3 of the last 4 batters.

Del Val 18 Manville 8

Freshmen Jack Reardon earned his first win on the mound and led the 3-0 Terriers to their third win. Ryan Stephens was our Game MVP! He was 3 for 4, with 6 RBI, 4 Stolen Bases, and 2 Runs scored. Austin Piscitelli had 3 RBI, and 4 Stolen Bases. Jack Cariddi had 3 RBI. Jonathan Giordano was 2 for 5, with a Double, 2 RBI, 2 Runs Scored, and 3 Stolen Bases. Matt Badolato also had 2 RBI.

Del Val 6 Pingry 0

In a battle of undefeated teams playing for the division lead, Del Val jumped on Pingry in the first inning when Jack Cariddi hit an RBI double down the line that helped build a 3-0 lead. Game MVP Zach Erling threw a complete game shutout, only allowing 4 base runners to preserve the 6-0 win. The Del Val defense led by shortstop Ryan Stephens was also outstanding all day.

Del Val 8 South Hunterdon 4

Starting pitcher Justin Kolpan improved to 2-0 on the mound, with 5 Ks, 4 BBs, and 2 Hits. Starting Catcher and Game MVP Jack Cariddi helped the Terriers stay unbeaten at 5-0. He was 2 for 3, with 2 Doubles, and 2 RBI. Giovanni Marinelli was 2 for 4, with a Double, 2 RBI, and a Run Scored. Collin Becker was 2 for 5 with a Double. Joey Kletter led the JV team to a win with a Grand Slam into the trees at South Hunterdon!

Del Val 13 Belvidere 0

Del Val remains unbeaten at 6-0. Starting Pitcher Gavin Walker earned the win striking out 6 in 3 innings of work. Game MVP Jack Cariddi was 3 for 3 with a triple and 4 RBI. Gio Marinelli broke the game open with a 2 run HR in the third inning. Closer Jack Sutter Slammed the door shut striking out 5 batters in two innings of work, and preserved the shutout win for the Terriers.

Del Val 11 Bound Brook 1

Starting Pitcher and Game CO-MVP Gio Marinelli Led Del Val to the win with 8 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 earned run on 3 hits. Game CO-MVP Logan Gossett closed out Bound Brook with 4 strikeouts, 1 walk, 1 hit, and no runs. Logan was also 2 for 2 at the plate.

Del Val 10 Manville 1

Game MVP Collin Becker was 2 for 4, with 2 runs scored, and 2 RBI to lead the Terriers to their 8th straight win. Gio Marinelli squeezed in the first run of the game in the second inning, was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI, and a Stolen Base. Michael Kelly also had 2 hits, a walk, RBI, and 2 Stolen Bases. Jack Reardon improved to 2-0 on the mound for the 8-0 Terriers.

Pingry 4 Del Val 0

Zach Erling led the Terriers into the 5th inning only giving up 1 hit and no runs. Pingry scored 4 in the bottom of the 5th and held on for the win. The Del Val JV team defeated Pingry 11-10. The JV Terriers came back from down 10-6 to take the lead in the top of the 7th. They were led by Chris Stavac who hit a 3 run HR, and solid pitching from Manny Mudugno and Kevin Hults.

Del Val 5 South Hunterdon 4

Del Val Clinched a share of the Division Championship with the win, and improved to 9-1. Game CO-MVP Collin Becker was 2 for 3 with a HR and played outstanding defense at third base. Game CO-MVP Gavin Walker was 3 for 3 with 2 triples and 2 RBI. Gavin also Earned a save on the mound as he closed out South Hunterdon the last 2 and 1/3 innings.

Del Val 12 North Plainfield 5

Game MVP Ryan Stephens was 2 for 3, with 3 RBI, 2 Runs Scored, 3 Stolen Bases, and 2 Walks. Logan Gossett recorded his first Career win on the mound for the Terriers. Terriers are now 10-1!

Del Val 4 Gill St. Bernards 3

Game CO-MVP Austin Piscitelli was 3 for 4, and scored the go ahead run in the top of the 7th. With 2 outs, Austin stole 3rd base, and scored when the ball got away from the third baseman to give Del Val the lead 4-3. Closing Pitcher and Game CO-MVP Gavin Walker shut down Gill the last 2.2 innings not allowing any hits or runs. Jack Cariddi was 2 for 3 with a walk.

Del Val 12 Wallkill Valley 2

Game MVP Justin Kolpan got the win on the mound (4-0), and was 4 for 4 with a 2 run HR, 2 RBI, 2 Runs Scored and a Stolen Base. Gavin Walker Homered, had 3 RBI, and Scored twice. Austin Piscitelli was 2 for 3 with 2 Doubles, and 2 RBI. Michael Kelly also had 2 hits, a Double and an RBI. Del Val (12-1) plays North Hunterdon on Tuesday in the Quarterfinal round of the HWS Tournament.

Warren Hills 7 Del Val 1

Game MVP Michael Kelly was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI.

Del Val 5 North Hunterdon 2

Del Val advances to the HWS Tournament Semi-finals for the third straight season with a 5-2 win over North Hunterdon. The Terriers scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th to break a 2-2 tie. Del Val was led by Starting pitcher Zach Erling and closer Gavin Walker. Defensive Game MVP Austin Piscitelli robbed several North hitters throughout the game with diving catches and great range. Offensive Game MVPs Collin Becker and Jack Cariddi both had 2 hits each, and combined for 3 RBI. Ryan Stephans reached base three times and scored twice.

Del Val 7 Voorhees 6

The Vikings (15-2) jumped out to a 5-0 lead before the Terriers (14-2) were able to get on the scoreboard. Del Val scored 4 Runs in the third inning to close the gap, and then took the lead scoring 3 more Runs in the fourth inning. The Games Co-MVP was Jack Cariddi who was 2 for 3 with a double, 2 RBI, and a walk. Michael Kelly also chipped in 2 RBI to help the cause. Winning Pitcher and Co-MVP Gio Marinelli pitched the last 4 innings, and shut down the Potent Voorhees offensive attack, Striking Out 6, allowing 2 Hits, and 1 Earned Run. Gio also Doubled to start the Terrier comeback in the third inning.

Hunterdon Central 17 Del Val 1

Game MVP Austin Piscitelli had a single, reached on an error, and had a stolen base. Gavin Walker had a triple and scored a run. Justin Kolpan had an RBI.

Raritan 9 Del Val 3

Game MVP Jack Cariddi was 3 for 4 with a triple, Run, and an RBI. Collin Becker also reached base 3 times.

2021 Schedule


Past Events

Title Date Location
Varsity Home vs P'Burg 7:00 06 Jun 2021 Win 6-5
Varsity Home vs Raritan 4:00 02 Jun 2021 Lost 9-3
Varsity vs Hunterdon Central 22 May 2021 lost 17-1
Fr/So Away vs Bernards 4:15 20 May 2021 Win 4-3
Varsity Home vs Voorhees 7:00 19 May 2021 Win 7-6
JV/FR Home vs Voorhees 4:00 19 May 2021 JV Win 6-2, FR Win 14-4
JV Away vs Warren Hills 4:00 18 May 2021 Win
Varsity Away vs North Hunterdon 3:45 18 May 2021 Win 5-2
Varsity Away vs Warren Hills 4:30 17 May 2021 Loss 7-1
Del Val Home vs Wallkill Valley 11:00 15 May 2021 Win 12-2
JV/FR Away Game vs Lenape Valley 14 May 2021 Won Both JV and Freshmen Games
Varsity Away vs Gill St. Bernards 4:15 13 May 2021 Win 4-3
JV Home vs Franklin 4:00 12 May 2021 Win 5-0
Varsity Away vs North Plainfield 4:15 10 May 2021 Win 12-5
V/JV Home vs South Hunterdon 4:00 07 May 2021 Win 5-4
V/JV Away vs Pingry 4:00 06 May 2021 Loss 4-0
V/JV Away vs Manville 4:15 03 May 2021 Win 10-1
Varsity Home vs Bound Brook 7:00 01 May 2021 Win 11-1
Varsity Home vs Belvidere 7:00 30 Apr 2021 Win 13-0
V/JV Away vs South Hunterdon HS 4:00 28 Apr 2021 Win 8-4
V/JV Home vs Pingry 4:00 26 Apr 2021 Win 6-0
Fr/So Home vs Bridgewater 23 Apr 2021 Win 3-2
V/JV Home vs Manville HS 22 Apr 2021 Win 18-8
Varsity Away vs Bound Brook 4:15 21 Apr 2021 Win 14-1
V/JV Away vs Belvidere 4:15 19 Apr 2021 Win 12-0

 Varsity RECORDS


DEL VAL BASEBALL
 SCHOOL RECORDS


*OFFICIAL RECORDS NOT KEPT UNTIL 2004

HITTING


HIGHEST BATTING AVERAGE
.563 SCOTT STYS (2004)
.569 JACK CARIDDI (2021)

MOST HITS IN A SEASON
34 DAN BROKAW (2009)
36 JAKE WINSOR (1997)

MOST RUNS BATTED IN DURING A SEASON
33 SEAN HANCZARYK (2017)

MOST RUNS SCORED IN A SEASON
27 GARY COOPER (2007)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A SEASON
17 RYAN STEPHENS (2021)
16 DAN TESTA (2005)

MOST DOUBLES HIT IN A SEASON
12 GERARD VATH (2007)
14 JIM HERMAN (1997)

MOST TRIPLES HIT IN A SEASON
4 MIKE MIKLOSEY (2005)
4 MIKE NEWLAND (2005) (2007)
4 CHRIS KULIK (2010)

MOST HOME RUNS IN A SEASON
6 CHRIS KULIK (2009)
*LONGEST HR 457 FEET CHRIS KULIK (2009)

TEAM

MOST WINS IN A SEASON
18 WINS (1984, 2007, 2016)
22 WINS (1995)

MOST SQUEEZE BUNTS IN A SEASON
23 ON 25 ATEMPTS (2004)

MOST HOMERUNS IN A SEASON
13 HRs (2009)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A SEASON
87 ON 91 ATTEMPTS (2021)
64 ON 67 ATTEMPTS (2005)

PITCHING

MOST WINS IN A SEASON
8 CJ SCHAIBLE (2016)
11 PETE TILSTRA (1995)

MOST STRIKE OUTS IN A SEASON
DAN BROKAW 87 (2010)
CJ SCHAIBLE 87 (2016)

MOST STRIKE OUTS IN A GAME
14 KYLE LYON VS. NORTH PLAINFIELD (2008)

LOWEST ERA IN A SEASON
(MINIMUM 40 INNINGS)
.529 IAN KULIK (2016)

NO HITTERS
MIKE NEWLAND VS. BELVIDERE (2005)
VINCE TRICARICO VS. SOUTH HUNTERDON (2005)
GERARD VATH VS. BOUND BROOK (2007)
LOGAN BROWN VS. SOUTH HUNTERDON (2014)

PERFECT GAME
BRETT GODOWN VS. WARREN HILLS (2018)

TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
1959 SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS

1984 DELAWARE RIVER CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

1989 DELAWARE RIVER CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

1992 SKYLAND CONFERENCE RARITAN DIVISION CHAMPIONS

1995 SKYLAND CONFERENCE RARITAN DIVISION CO-CHAMPIONS

1997 SKYLAND CONFERENCE RARITAN DIVISION CO-CHAMPIONS

2005 SKYLAND CONFERENCE RARITAN DIVISION CHAMPIONS

2016 SKYLAND CONFERENCE VALLEY DIVISION CO-CHAMPIONS

2016 NJSIAA CENTRAL JERSEY GROUP II SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS

2018 SKYLAND CONFERENCE VALLEY DIVISION CHAMPIONS

2021 SKYLAND CONFERENCE MOUNTAIN DIVISION CO-CHAMPIONS


 

COACHING Staff


Marty White

Varsity Head Coach

Coach White enters his 18th year as the Head Coach of the Del Val Baseball program. He has been a Physical Education, Health, and Driver Education Teacher and Coach at Del Val since 2001. He graduated from Warren Hills HS in 1991, and from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Movement Studies and Exercise Science in 1996. His Teaching and Coaching career started at Belvidere HS Coaching wrestling, softball, and soccer for 7 years, and Teaching Physical Education for 5 years.

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Mike Miklosey

Assistant Varsity Coach/JV Head Coach

Coach Miklosey is in his 7th year coaching for the program. He played for the Terriers from 2002-2006, and led the team to a conference title in 2005. In 2008, he won the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award. He graduated from Raritan Valley CC, and Richard Stockton College of NJ. He is currently a Special Education Teacher here at Del Val, and is also the Del Val Boys Soccer Head Coach. Coach Miklosey led the boys soccer team to the Sectional Finals in 2019 and 2020. He also guided the 2018 and 2019 team to the HWS County Tournament Finals.

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Billy Gregson

Assistant Varsity Coach/Freshmen Head Coach

Coach Gregson is in his 5th year with the program. He graduated from Del Val in 1990, and from Kean College with a BA in Communication in 1994. Coach Gregson has been our TV-Media Teacher since 2012, and is a former producer at Fox News Channel from 1996-2007. Coach Gregson was also a baseball umpire for the NJSIAA and Diamond Nation from 2009-2016.

Phil Hutchins

Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Hutchins graduated from Del Val in 2004, and TCNJ in 2011. He has been in the DV Baseball program for 7 years, and in the wrestling program for 20 years. In 2019 he was named the District Wrestling Assistant Coach of the Year, and the Region Wrestling Coach of the Year. He currently works at the Flemington Wallmart as a floor associate where he has been for 9 years. His favorite hobby outside of dedicating his time and services to Del Val is hunting.

Joe Cariddi

Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Cariddi is in his first year coaching for the program. He is currently working at Del Val as a Para. He Graduated from Del Val in 2017, and has attended University of Science, and graduated from Stockton University in 2020. He will be attending Jefferson University this summer to work on his Masters as a Physicians Assistant. He was a member of the 2016 Sectional Championship and Conference Championship Team.

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Contact


  • 19 Senator Stout Road, Frenchtown, NJ, USA

If you need anything, please reach out to Marty White via email martywhite@dvrhs.k12.nj.us by using the forum on the right