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Class A South

No. 1 Southern 17, Jackson Memorial 5

Chris Smith and Kyle Mulrane led a balanced scoring effort as the Rams (8-0, 3-0) remained undefeated by defeating the Jaguars (2-4, 1-2) in Manahawkin.

Smith scored a game-high five goals and added two assists and Mulrane netted four goals. Dylan Jinks scored three goals and assisted on three more, Nick Simonelli had three goals and two assists and Shawn McManus finished with a goal and four assists. Will Johnson also scored and James Manzo chipped in with two assists.

Troy Wolf led Jackson with two goals and Dylan Furnback made 15 saves.



No. 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 11, No. 3 CBA 10

Lucas Seckler's goal with 45 seconds left in regulation snapped a 10-all tie and enabled the Bulldogs (2-4) to hold off a late rally by the Colts (4-2) in Rumson.

Rumson pulled ahead in the third quarter on goals by Griffin Schultz, Bryan Hess, Charlie Curran and Robbie Garavente, and extended its lead to 10-6 early in the fourth quarter on goals by Seckler and Garavente. CBA then scored four straight goals in a span of just over five minutes to tie the score.

Garavente led the Bulldogs with two goals and three assists, Schultz scored a team-high three goals and Seckler and Curran each scored twice. Henry Sillen and Bryan Hess also tallied for Rumson, while Conor Deverin made eight saves.

John Salcedo scored a game-high four goals for CBA, Mike Carroll and Shay Walscak each scored twice and Nick Casner had a goal and three assists. Nick Gazzilllo had a goal and an assist, John Spadavecchia had two assists and Evan Bynoe finished with six saves.


Middletown North 9, No. 10 Wall 8

Junior attackman Ryan Aker scored three goals and senior midfielder Joran Robinson added two goals and one assist as the Lions (6-3) built a 6-4 halftime lead and held on to hand the Crimson Knights (4-1) their first loss of the season.

Chris Fisher added a goal and two assists, and also tied for the team-high with six ground balls. Hayden Fairhurst led the defensive effort with five ground balls, two interceptions and four takeaways, while Kevin Powers made 12 saves in goal.


Red Bank Catholic 21, Middletown South 4

Tim Barile scored five goals and added four assists and Julian Esposito finished with four goals and four assists as the Caseys (4-1) built a 16-0 halftime lead en route to dropping the Eagles (3-5).

Alec Mintz added four goals and two assists and Brett Habich had two goals and five assists. Liam McArdle notched a hat trick, James Mele finished with two goals and two assists and Mike Demonte tallied his first goal of the season. Matt Benjamin took a shutout into the fourth quarter and finished with 12 saves.


No. 8 Colts Neck 9, Red Bank 8

Jack Schaefer had a hat trick and Chris Bisignano, Vinnie Gargiulo and Thijs Smit each scored twice to lead the Cougars (2-3) past the Bucs (3-5) in Red Bank. Julian Cruz added three assists and Andrew Halmi made 14 saves to earn the victory.


No. 7 Freehold Township 7, Shore 6

John Poole's goal in the first overtime period enabled the Patriots (5-3) to escape West Long Branch with a victory over the Blue Devils (3-4).

Billy Sasso led Freehold Township with four goals while Kevin Patten and Chris Novella also scored. Matt Schroepfer made eight saves.

Jack Britton had a hat trick for Shore, which also received two goals from Doug Goldsmith and one from Chris Johnsen.


St. Rose 12, Ranney 3

Matt Frost led the way with five goals and three assists and Scott Dimmit recorded his 100th career point to lead the Purple Roses (2-4) topped the Panthers (0-3) in Tinton Falls. Billy Frost and Brett O'Malley scored their first varsity goals for St. Rose.

Peter Gerhard, Joey Caputo and Matthew Torpey scored for Ranney while Trevor Krautler made 10 saves.


Brick 6, No. 4 St. John Vianney 3

Jackson Liberty 18, Long Branch 3



Allentown 12, No. 5 Howell 9

Senior attackman Jake Sherman had a hat trick, but the Rebels (6-1) suffered their first loss of the season to the Redbirds in Allentown.


Hamilton West 16, Neptune 11

Jzah Neely and Vinny Tremano each registered hat tricks and Connor McGovern scored twice, but the Scarlet Fliers (1-5) dropped a home contest to the Hornets (2-5).