MILLBURN, NJ - Mike Kologlu and Alex Byington combined for a five-inning two-hitter and top-seeded Millburn defeated Belleville in the opening round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Monday.
Ben Pampush tripled twice, knocked in two runs and scored three runs for Millburn (16-2), which scored two runs in the first inning, three in the second and six runs in the third inning. Peter Gula contributed a three-run double.
Kologlu pitched three innings, allowing one hit and one walk and striking out one, and Byington struck out two and yielded one hit and no walks in two innings.
The Millers will host ninth-seeded Caldwell in the GNT quarterfinals on Thursday.