Boys Lacrosse Opening Day Scoreboard – Wednesday, March 27
Wednesday, March 27
No. 6 Freehold Township 6, No. 4 Southern 5
Senior midfielder Matt Kondrup scored with no time remaining in the fourth quarter to give the Patriots (1-0) a thrilling walk-off win over the Rams (0-1).
Freehold Township gained possession and called timeout with six seconds left, which was just enough time for Kondrup to execute an unorthodox play and deliver the Pats the win. Kondrup finished with a team-high three goals while junior attackman Brendan Doel had a goal and three assists. Jake Liebross had a goal and an assist and Matt Madonna scored once. Senior goalie Aidan Purcell was great net with eight saves.
Senior attackman Aniello Russo had a hat trick and junior midfielder Aaron Hutchinson had a goal and two assists to lead Southern. Junior Cade Johnson scored once, sophomore Drew Wasacz won 10 of 14 face-offs and senior goalie Luke Maul made seven saves.
No. 5 Shore 13, Holmdel 4
Senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith totaled four goals and three assists and senior midfielder Jack McCrae added three goals and three assists as the Blue Devils (1-0) took control in the second quarter and never looked back on their way to defeating the Hornets (0-1).
The game was tied 1-1 after the first quarter before Shore scored six straight goals to take a 7-1 halftime lead. Tom Bocco added three goals and one assist, Jake Turner had a goal and four assists and Nick Crochet scored twice. Scott Sirianni made eight saves in goal to earn the win.
Tom Ilvento led Holmdel with three goals while Dan Tempone scored once and Justin Cohen had two assists. Nick Tuccillo made eight saves.
No. 7 Ocean 9, Brick 8
Senior attackman Holden Lowe had three goals and one assist, including the 100th goal of his career, as the Spartans (1-0) rallied with a strong second half to defeat the Dragons (0-1). Brick led 6-3 at halftime before Ocean scored four times in the third quarter and then tallied the only two goals in the fourth quarter.
Sophomore attackman Hyatt Lowe and sophomore midfielder Dale Alto added two goals and two assists each while sophomore goalie Garrett Schwab made 11 saves. Senior midfielder A.J. Roebuck and freshman attackman Michael Terry each scored once and senior middie Mike Nies had two assists.
Senior midfielder Will Swiderski had five goals to lead Brick while Payton Egelston made 15 saves.
No. 8 Middletown South 13, Barnegat 1
Connor Ard tallied five goals and three assists to lead the Eagles (1-0) to a season-opening win over the Bengals (0-1).
Jason Allen added three goals and two assists, Matt Tardy notched two goals and two assists and Tyler Wishniewski added a goal and three assists. Liam Blancher and Chris Lucyk each scored once and Shane Murphy made six saves.
No. 9 Wall 13, Colts Neck 1
No. 10 St. John Vianney 18, Marlboro 1
Senior attackman Andrew Gosse scored five times and added four assists and senior C.J. Hanson took a break from his usual spot in goal to also score five times as the Lancers (1-0) cruised to a win over the Mustangs (0-1).
Mike D'Anzeri also scored five times while Anthony Brett had two goals, six assists and 13 ground balls. Andrew Gentile scored once, Kyle Harris picked up nine ground balls and Josh O'Leary went 12-for-17 on face-offs. Zach Schiavone got the start in net and made two saves to earn the win.
Lacey 22, Toms River South 2
Senior attackman Dominic Waltonowski erupted for seven goals and three assists and senior midfielder Ryan Giles scored six goals with one assist as the Lions (1-0) opened the season with a blowout win over the Indians (0-1).
Senior midfielder Chris Augustine added three goals and two assists, senior attackman Dylan Vitale tallied two goals and two assists and Kian Gonzalez, Garret Sayre, Mike Long and Brian Marrotta each scored once. Gustavo Baxes made three saves in goal to earn the win.
Andrew Xiques scored both goals for Toms River South.
Brick Memorial 13, Donovan Catholic 11
Filipe Correia, Rex Freeman and Matt Ingenito each scored three times as the Mustangs (1-0) held off a comeback attempt by the Griffins (0-1).
Brick Memorial led 9-2 at halftime before Donovan Catholic scored seven times in the third quarter, cutting the lead to 10-9 entering the fourth quarter.
Correia also had three assists while Ingenito had two assists and Freeman had one assist. Darren Romaine added two goals and two assists, Chris Marks had two goals and one assist and Tyler Sindel had two assists.
Andrew Schlenforf scored four times for Donovan while Trevor Barber had three goals and went 21-for-24 on face-offs. Dan Murphy added two goals and one assist and Will Duddy and John Schlendorf each scored once.
Middletown North 18, Neptune 3
Quinn Aker scored three goals and added five assists and Pete Abbes totaled four goals and two assists to lead the Lions to a win over the Scarlet Fliers.
Brayden Gazette added three goals and one assist and Joe Blackwood also had a hat trick. Alec Zenker had two goals and one assist and went 16-for-21 on face-offs. Billy Golubinski scored twice, Zach Fleming scored once and Joey Dam made 10 saves.
Red Bank 14, St. Rose 8
Ryan McGee scored five goals and added three assists and Tor Haugenes tallied four goals and two assists to lead the Bucs (1-0) to a win over the Purple Roses (0-1).
Brady Gilmartin contributed two goals and three assists, A.J. Abarno had two goals and one assist and Nick Weitz scored once. Matt Gibson made 10 saves and Kevin Screen had a team-high six ground balls.
Spencer Flynn had a hat trick and Nolan Boehmcke and Colin Westhoven scored twice to lead St. Rose. Logan LeMoult had a goal and two assists.
Red Bank Catholic 9, South Brunswick 6
Jack Zenkert sank four goals with one assist, Ryan Schellin tallied three goals and two assists and Declan Grigg made 16 saves to lead the Caseys (1-0) past the Vikings (0-1).
Brennan Frederick added a goal and an assist and Anthony Muniz scored once. Luke Gueci picked up a team-high 11 ground balls and Kyle Harms gathered seven ground balls.
Chatham 10, No. 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 6
The Cougars outscored the Bulldogs 4-0 in the fourth quarter to snap a six-all tie and take home the nonconference victory at Rutgers University. The game was tied 5-5 at halftime and 6-6 heading to the fourth quarter.
Drew Shaw led Rumson with a hat trick while Henry Devlin, Rowan Goldin and Patrick Jamin each scored once. Doug Duprey (seven saves) and Ryan Croddick (four saves) split time in goal.
Mason Agostinelli and Colin Hart had hat tricks to lead Chatham.
Don Bosco Prep 12, No. 3 CBA 4
The Ironmen (1-0) scored nine straight goals during a dominant 32-minute stretch that spanned from late in the first quarter to the 5:40 mark of the fourth quarter to handle the Colts in a season-opening matchup of state-ranked teams.
Connor Macrae had a goal and an assist and Michael DeRosa, Dillon Quinn and Chris Romano each scored once for CBA. Noah D'Andrea made eight saves and C.J. Cummings made one save.
Reese Gerlach and Nate Mazurek each scored three times while Matt Solleder had two goals and six assists to lead Don Bosco Prep.