Class A South

Toms River East 2, Brick Memorial 0

Vasco Pereira scored off a pass from Logan Romero and T.J. Scollan added an insurance tally off a feed from Dylan DaCuhna to spark the Raiders (7-5, 3-3) to a win over the Mustangs (4-8-1, 2-4-1).

No. 3 Jackson Memorial 5, No. 8 Toms River North 1

Joe Schlageter recorded a hat trick by the 46th minute and Dan Russo added two goals to spark a Jaguars (11-1, 6-1) rout over the Mariners (7-3-3, 4-2-1) that clinched Jackson's second straight Class A South championship.

Russo assisted Schlageter's first goal with an initial shot that was saved by Toms River North keeper Christian McCarthy. Ben Patti set up the second one with a cross that Schlageter volleyed into the goal out of the air and the third goal of the hat trick came on a penalty kick earned by Drew Walenty.

Toms River North broke up the shutout in the final three minutes with a goal by Justin Carfano off a corner kick by John Psaradakis.

No. 7 Southern 3, Central 0

Sophomore Kevin Kiernan recorded his first hat trick and the Rams (7-4-1, 4-1-1) took down the Golden Eagles (1-12-1, 0-6-1). After Kiernan's goal in the 16th minute, Central hung around until the final 10 minutes thanks to a 25-save performance by keeper Matt Diaz. Kiernan finally broke through for his second goal in the 70th and capped the win with his third in the 76th.

Toms River South 6, Brick 1

Danny Caruso, Joe Amabile and Campbell Challoner each scored two goals and the Indians (6-4-1, 3-3-1) coasted to a win over the Green Dragons (5-9-1, 2-4-1).

 

Class B Central

St. Rose 5, Keyport 2

Christian Riozzi-Bodine scored two goals and the Purple Roses (6-6-2, 4-2-0) pulled away to beat the Red Raiders (1-8-1, 1-4-1) and qualify for the Shore Conference Tournament. Joey Blaes, Matt Kirkpatrick and Will Murphy each added a goal in the win.

Ranney 3, Henry Hudson 1

Ademola Odunlami, Greyson Kellner and George Sima each scored a goal and the Panthers (6-7, 5-1) beat the Admirals (3-9, 1-5) to wrap up a second-place finish in Class B Central.

Point Beach 6, Mater Dei Prep 1

One day after scoring six goals against Manville, Ki Costa went off for four more Tuesday in a Garnet Gulls (9-2-1, 6-0-0) win over the Seraphs (0-10-1, 0-5-1). Costa also assisted a goal by Justin Mazzatta and Giovanni Tourouzzi added his firs career goal to cap the scoring. Tom DeCristofano also dished out two assists in the win.

 

Class B South

Pinelands 4, Manchester 0

John Hart recorded his first career hat trick and the Wildcats (9-3, 6-0) rolled through the Hawks (3-10-1, 0-7-0) to win the outright Class B South division title for the second straight season. Aniello Lubrano also scored a goal for Pinelands.

Lacey 3, Point Boro 1

Kip Byrne, Sean Moffitt and Dom Palino each scored a goal and the Lions (10-2, 6-1) topped the Panthers (5-10, 3-4) to finish alone in second place in Class B South.

Barnegat 3, Jackson Liberty 2

Donovan Catholic 1, Lakewood 0

Clay Yannazzone scored the game's lone goal off a feed from Nick Calvetto in the 21st minute and the Griffins (5-6-1, 3-4-0) held on the blank the Piners (8-3-1, 4-3-0). Christian McElroy earned the shutout with eight saves.

 

Non-Division

Neptune 2, Long Branch 0

Wilby Alfred scored two second-half goals - one a deflected shot that opened the scoring and the other a penalty kick - to help the Scarlet Fliers (9-3-1) beat the Green Wave (6-8-1), eliminating Long Branch from Shore Conference Tournament contention.

 

Non-Conference

Manalapan 4, Franklin 3 (OT)

Justin Goldberg scored a post-halftime hat trick, including the tying penalty kick and the golden goal, to spark the Braves (5-5-2) to a huge come-from-behind win over the Warriors (4-6) and keep their hopes of an SCT berth alive.

Manalapan can qualify for the Shore Conference Tournament by beating or tying Howell on Wednesday.

Goldberg gathered a cross from John O'Beirne and knocked in his first goal in the 58th minute, which cut Franklin's lead to 3-2. In the 75th, Lucas Moreira was taken down in the penalty box during a long free kick and Goldberg stepped up to convert the tying goal on the ensuring kick.

The senior midfielder then scored the winner in the 14th minute of overtime, finishing a cross from James Besser to complete the comeback.

Ryan Caruso woke the Braves up with their first goal in the 49th minute - a curling 25-yard strike that slipped inside the far right post.

Arnold Ryan gave Franklin a 1-0 lead with a goal in the second minute and Ryan Kobylinski scored two goals in three minutes to highlight Franklin's first half.

 

 

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