SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

SEMIFINALS

At Long Branch High School

1-CBA 14, 4-Rumson-Fair Haven 8

The Colts (16-0) used an eight-goal surge that spanned from the final 68 seconds of the third quarter to more than halfway through the fourth quarter to defeat the Bulldogs (10-9) and reach the SCT championship for the first time since 2009.

Junior attackman Connor Macrae scored a game-high six goals while senior midfielder Luke Valentino added three goals and one assist, freshman midfielder Kyle Aldridge had two goals and two assists and senior attackman Robbie Hermansen tallied a goal and three assists. Chris Downey made 10 saves, including six in the fourth quarter. Mike Carroll chipped in with one goal and one assist and Luke Grover also scored once.

Patrick Jamin had two goals and two assists while Kiel Forlenza, Drew Shaw and Harry Ricker also scored twice. Sean Bunnell made six saves.

 

2-Manasquan 12, 3-Southern 0

Junior attackman Canyon Birch scored six goals and added two assists to set a new Shore Conference single-season record with 98 goals and lead the defending-champion Warriors (15-2) back to the SCT final.

Birch surpassed the previous mark of 93 set by Southern's Dylan Jinks in 2014. Junior midfielder James Pendergist scored twice, junior attackman Ryan Anderson had a goal and two assists and junior defenseman Jack Fabean had one goal and one assist. Riley Callahan and James McElduff each scored once and junior long-stick midfielder Mike Page had two assists.

Junior goalie Mike LaPoint made five saves to post the shutout while senior Sean Anderson went 8-for-13 on face-offs.

Luke Maul made 10 saves for Southern.

 

REGULAR SEASON

Nondivisional

No. 6 Freehold Township 4, Jackson Memorial 3

Brick 8, Jackson Liberty 6

 

Nonconference

Howell 11, West-Windsor Plainsboro South 5

A.L. Johnson 12, Mater Dei 3

Cranford 12, St. John Vianney 3

Allentown 8, Toms River North 3

 

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