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2019 Boys Lacrosse Shore Conference Tournament
Saturday, May 11
SCT Championship game
At Monmouth University’s Kessler Stadium
1-Manasquan 12, 2-CBA 7
Thursday, May 9
At Long Branch High School
1-Manasquan 14, 4-Rumson-Fair Haven 4
Senior attackman Ryan Anderson scored six goals and added two assists and Mike LaPoint made five saves to backstop and stellar defensive effort as the Warriors (16-0) surged past the Bulldogs (11-9) to reach their fourth straight SCT final.
Rumson had grabbed a 3-2 lead late in the first quarter on an EMO goal by Drew Shaw, but Ryan Anderson and Casey Mulligan sank goals in the final 16 seconds to give Manasquan a 4-3 lead. The Warriors never looked, scoring nine more times before Rumson would score again for an 11-goal run that put the game away.
Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored three goals and added two assists, sophomore attackman Casey Mulligan also scored three times and freshman midfielder Robert Pendergist scored twice.
Shaw, Kiel Forlenza, Rowan Goldin and Luke Devlin scored goals for Rumson.
Manasquan will play CBA in the SCT final at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Monmouth University.
2-CBA 8, 3-Shore 7
Sophomore midfielder Kyle Aldridge scored the go-ahead goal with 3:14 left in regulation to lift the Colts (11-5) to a thrilling victory over the Blue Devils (13-1) in a tremendous back and forth game.
Aldridge finished with three goals and one assist while senior attackman Connor Macrae scored twice and Dan Martin, Patrick Convery and Terrance Lacewell (first career goal) each scored once. Noah D'Andrea made seven saves and sophomore Jared Lucich had a big game at face-off X by winning 14 of 19 draws.
Jack McCrae scored three times, Gil Goldsmith scored twice and Jake Turner assisted on six goals to lead Shore. Justin Murphy and Tom Bocco each scored once and Scott Sirianni made eight saves.
CBA led 6-5 going into the fourth quarter but had a player called for an illegal stick during the third-quarter stick check. A three-minute non-releasable penalty was issued, and it took Shore just seven seconds to net the equalizer when Bocco scored off a pass from Turner. Lucich was able to win the ensuing face-off, however, and CBA killed off the final 2:43 of the penalty.
Just 46 seconds later, Lacewell scored to give CBA a 7-6 lead. Shore responded with 5:06 left when McCrae scored off a pass from Turner to tie the game at seven.
CBA will play Manasquan in the SCT final at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Monmouth University.
Tuesday, May 7
1-Manasquan 18, 8-Howell 4
Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored seven goals to set a new state career record with 363 and lead the two-time defending SCT champion Warriors (15-0) into the semifinals.
Birch surpassed the 18-year old mark of 362 formerly held by A.L. Johnson's Matt Poskay. Birch had previously passed Poskay for the most points in state history (468) and now has 515 career points and counting. Birch holds state records for career goals and points as well as points in a season (175).
Ryan Anderson added three goals and three assists, Casey Campbell notched three goals and one assist and Riley Callahan and Robert Pendergist each registered two goals and two assists. Defenseman Mike Farrell also scored a goal while Mike LaPoint (10 saves) and Carter Grozinger (three saves) split time in goal.
James Fay scored twice and Jared Badillo and Vaughn Meehan each scored once for Howell. Jared Jablonski (11 saves) and Colin Fay (10 saves) split time in goal.
Manasquan will play fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven in the semifinals at 4 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School. Manasquan won the regular-season meeting on April 27, 13-2.
4-Rumson-Fair Haven 12, 5-Wall 6
Kiel Forlenza and Rowan Goldin each tallied three goals and one assist and Ryan Croddick made six saves to lead the Bulldogs (11-8) earned a redemptive win over the Crimson Knights (10-3) to return to the semifinals.
Wall had defeated Rumson, 10-9 in overtime, during the regular season.
Patrick Jamin added one goal and two assists and Tommy Swain controlled face-off X by winning 10 of 16 draws. Luke Devlin, Josh Harmon, Sam Mannino, Harry Ricker and Drew Shaw each scored once.
Logan Peters recorded two goals and two assists and Sean DeMott made 16 saves to lead Wall. Ryan Brice, Daniel Burns, Ethan Doyle and John Knight each scored once.
Rumson will play top-seeded Manasquan in the semifinals at 4 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.
3-Shore 13, 6-Southern 6
Senior attackman Jake Turner scored a career-high eight goals and assisted on two others and senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith totaled two goals and six assists as the Blue Devils (13-0) defeated the Rams (11-3) to reach the SCT semifinals for the first time in program history.
Scott Sirianni made 10 saves to backstop a defense that yielded just two goals in the second half. Tom Bocco and Justin Murphy each tallied one goal and one assist, Jamie Mazzacco scored once and Jack McCrae dished out two assists.
Cade Johnson had two goals and one assist, Jake Hughes scored twice and Ajani Steverson and Will Devane each scored once. Luke Maul made 12 saves.
Shore will play Christian Brothers Academy in the semifinals at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.
2-CBA 9, 10-Freehold Township 3
Dan Martin scored four times and Kyle Aldridge recorded two goals and three assists as the Colts (10-5) topped the Patriots (9-6) to return to the SCT semifinals.
Chris Romano scored twice, Connor Macrae had one goal and one assist and Patrick Convery delivered three assists. Noah D'Andrea made seven saves in goal to earn the win.
Brendan Doel, Jake Liebross and Matt Kondrup scored goals for Freehold Township, Aidan Purcell made 16 saves to reach the 400-save mark for his career.
CBA will play third-seeded Shore at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.
Saturday, May 4
Round of 16
1-Manasquan 16, 16-Toms River North 0
Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored six goals and added two assists to become the first player in New Jersey history and 23rd player nationally to reach 500 career points as the Warriors (14-0) blanked the Mariners (8-5) to advance to the quarterfinals.
Birch also pulled to within seven goals of passing Matt Poskay as the state's all-time leading goal scorer (362 goals).
Senior attackman Ryan Anderson sank three goals and dished out four assists and sophomore attackman Casey Mulligan tallied three goals and two assists. Senior middie Riley Callahan added one goal and one assist while James Pendergist, Casey Campbell and Mike Cielecki scored once.
Manasquan will host eighth-seeded Howell on Tuesday in the round of 16.
8-Howell 10, 9-Lacey 4
James Fay and Logan Dennison each recorded two goals and two assists and Vaughn Meehan won 15 of 16 face-offs to lead the Rebels (9-5) to a win over the Lions (10-2) to reach the quarterfinals.
Meehan also scored once while Jared Badillo tallied two goals and one assist, Tyler Burns had one goal and one assist and Doug MacKenzie and Joey Sorrentino each scored once. Jared Jablonski made 14 saves in goal to pick up the win.
Dylan Vitale scored twice and Dominic Waltonowski and Ryan Giles each scored once for Lacey.
Howell will play top-seeded Manasquan on Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
5-Wall 15, 12-Jackson Memorial 7
Logan Peters tallied five goals and two assists and Ryan Brice recorded four goals and three assists to power the Crimson Knights (10-2) past the Jaguars (10-4) and into the quarterfinals for the second straight season.
Daniel Burns notched three goals and three assists, Matt Dollive had two goals and one assist and Ethan Doyle added one goal and one assist. Kyle Wenzel went 14-for-26 on face-offs and chipped in offensively with two assists. Sean DeMott made 14 saves to backstop the victory.
Wall will play at fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven on Tuesday in the quarterfinals. Wall defeated Rumson, 10-9 in overtime, in the regular season.
4-Rumson-Fair Haven 14, 13-Holmdel 6
Drew Shaw delivered four goals and four assists and Ryan Croddick made nine saves to lead the Bulldogs (10-7) past the Hornets (9-6) and into the quarterfinals yet again.
It was a balanced scoring effort for Rumson with Kiel Forlenza tallying three goals and two assists, Patrick Jamin recording two goals and three assists and Rowan Goldin scoring twice. Harry Ricker added a goal and two assists.
Dan Tempone scored twice and went 18-for-23 on face-offs to lead Holmdel. David Burke also scored twice while Justin Cohen had a goal and two assists. Tom Ilvento scored once and Nick Tuccillo made 15 saves.
Rumson will host fifth-seeded Wall in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. The Bulldogs will be looking for payback after Wall won the regular-season meeting between the two teams, 10-9 in overtime.
3-Shore 18, 14-Ocean 5
Senior midfielder Jack McCrae scored six goals and two assists, senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith recorded two goals and six assists and senior attackman Jake Turner tallied two goals and five assists to send the Blue Devils (12-0) to a win over the Spartans (8-7) in the round of 16.
Justin Murphy and Jamie Mazzacco each scored three times, Terry Carlstrom had one goal and one assist, Tom Bocco scored once and Sean O'Brien went 23-for-26 on face-offs. Goalie Scott Sirianni and defensemen Gunnar Schuelzky, Ryan Dolan, Liam Rempel and Jake Shirley held Ocean to only one goal in the second half.
Holden Lowe, Hyatt Lowe, Mike Nies and Dale Alto had one goal each for Ocean while Garett Schwab made 11 saves.
6-Southern 9, 11-St. John Vianney 8
Cade Johnson sank three goals and added two assists and Luke Maul made nine saves as the Rams (11-2) edged the Lancers (9-7) in a tight battle to reach the quarterfinals.
Ajani Steverson scored twice, Jake Hughes had a goal and two assists and Ryan Sininsky had a goal and an assist. Luke Bruther and Nick Stankus each scored once.
Anthony Brett led St. John Vianney with three goals and three assists, and with an assist on the first goal of the game established a new single-season program record for points, which is now 84 and counting. Brett also tied for the game-high with eight ground balls. Mike D'Anzieri scored twice, Nick Caruti scored once and defenseman Mason Shenk collected eight ground balls and also scored a goal. Josh O'Leary had a dominant day at face-off X by going 18-for-21. C.J. Hanson made 13 saves in goal.
Southern will play third-seeded Shore on Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
10-Freehold Township 7, 7-Middletown South 4
Kyle Von Nessen scored three times and Aidan Purcell made 10 saves as the Patriots (9-5) exacted revenge on the Eagles (10-4) to reach the quarterfinals.
Middletown South had won the regular-season meeting between the Class A North rivals, 6-5.
Brendan Doel tallied two goals and two assists and Jake Liebross contributed two goals and one assist. Freehold Township jumped out to a 4-1 lead after the first quarter and held off Middletown South the rest of the way.
Connor Ard led Middletown South with three goals. Carter Lenhard scored once and Shane Murphy made six saves.
Freehold Township will play No. 2 CBA in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. CBA won the regular-season meeting between the Class A North rivals, 15-3.
2-CBA 11, 15-Red Bank Catholic 4
Dan Martin scored three goals with one assist, Connor Macrae tallied two goals and two assists and Noah D'Andrea made nine saves to lead the Colts (9-5) past the Caseys (8-8) and into the quarterfinals.
Chris Romano scored twice, Kyle Aldridge added one goal and one assist and Patrick Convery and defenseman Tommy Gray each scored once.
Ryan Schellin had a hat trick and Anthony Muniz had one goal and one assist for RBC. Declan Grigg made 12 saves.
CBA will host 10th-seeded Freehold Township in the quarterfinals. The Colts won the regular-season meeting between the two games, 15-3.
Friday, May 3
13-Holmdel 11, 20-Point Boro 1
Tom Ilvento scored four goals and Dan Tempone had a hat trick, 12 ground balls and went 11-for-17 on face-offs as the Hornets (9-5) ran past the Panthers (7-7) to reach the round of 16.
Nick Tuccillo made nine saves to become Holmdel's all-time leader in career saves. Kyle Kapcsos added two goals and two assists, Ryan Bradley had one goal and three assists and Justin Cohen notched one goal and one assist. David Burke chipped in with two assists.
Holmdel will play fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday. Rumson won the regular-season meeting between the two teams, 17-3, on April 25.
14-Ocean 9, 19-Brick Memorial 8 (OT)
Sophomore Dale Alto sank the game-winning goal in the first overtime period to cap a furious late-game rally by the Spartans (8-6) that led them past the Mustangs (6-7) and into the round of 16.
A goal by Rex Freeman put Brick Memorial up 8-5 with 6:48 left in the fourth quarter before a goal by Alto with 2:34 to play ignited a quick three-goal run that forced overtime. Alto also scored the game-tying goal with 14 seconds left in regulation to force the extra period.
Alto finished with a team-high four goals while senior Holden Lowe tallied two goals and three assists and sophomore Garrett Schwab made 14 saves. Hunter Lowe and Mike Kircher added one goal and two assists each and Mike Nies scored once.
Rex Freeman led Brick Memorial with four goals and one assist while Jake White made 15 saves. Filipe Correia added two goals and two assists, Tyler Sindel scored once and Darren Romaine dished out four assists. Kyle Mueller had another big game at face-off X by winning 19 of 21 draws. Thomas Swartwout picked up 15 ground balls to set a new Brick Memorial single-season record with 120.
Ocean will play third-seeded Shore in the round of 16 on Saturday. Shore won the regular-season matchups, 20-9.
15-Red Bank Catholic 18, 18-Jackson Liberty 6
Jack Zenkert recorded six goals and two assists and Ryan Schellin sank six goals to power the Caseys (8-7) past the Lions (7-6) in the opening round.
Kyle Boggio added a hat trick, Anthony Muniz scored twice and Brennen Frederick tallied a goal and two assists. Jack Frisina and Luke Gueci chipped in with three assists each and Declan Grigg made 18 saves.
Michael Behm scored twice, Jake Bosco had one goal and one assist, Matthew White and Joe Granza each scored once and Sean Reid made eight saves for Jackson Liberty.
RBC will play No. 2 seed Christian Brothers Academy on Saturday in the round of 16.
16-Toms River North 6, 17-Middletown North 5
Kevin Grodzicki netted the game-winning goal with 2:22 left in regulation to lift the Mariners (8-4) to a thrilling win over the Lions (8-6) in the opening round.
Toms River North will play top-seeded Manasquan on Saturday in the round of 16.
2-Christian Brothers Academy
11-St. John Vianney
15-Red Bank Catholic
16-Toms River North