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Groome fans 19 and gets first ever Barnegat no hitter

Barnegat’s Jason Groome fans 19 of the 21 batters he faced in the Bengals 6-0 win over Central Regional.  SSZ has highlights, post-game reaction and the “K” meter with all 19 strikeouts!

Barnegat 6 Central Regional 0

Jason Groome was supposed to have a pitch limit of 75, but when he reached 16 strikeouts and 78 pitches through six innings, the chance at a no-hitter was too good to pass up.  Groome once again had dozens of MLB scouts behind the backstop to watch his second start of the season and he was even better than the first outing.  He reached 97 miles per hour against Central and his 92nd and final pitch of the game hit 94 on the radar gun.  Jared Kacso had a sensational day at the plate going 4-4 with 3 doubles and 3 RBI’s.  Central’s lone base runner came in the 3rd inning on an error, but Groome picked the runner off of first.  After a flyout to left field in the 4th inning, Groome closed the game with 11 straight strikeouts.  Watch the highlights and post-game reaction here:

 

Here are all 19 strikeouts from Jason Groome against Central Regional:

In case you missed it, here’s our feature on Groome as he gets set to spend the senior season under the microscope as one of the top prospects in all of baseball:

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