Wednesday, April 3

CLASS A NORTH

Middletown North 9, Colts Neck 5

Pete Abbes notched a hat trick and Quinn Aker recorded two goals and two assists to power the Lions (3-1, 1-1) to a win over the Cougars (0-4, 0-2).

Brayden Gazette added two goals, Alec Zenker went 13-for-17 on face-offs and Joey Dam made 14 saves.

Anastagio Muscara led Colts Neck with four goals while David Stortz had a goal and an assist and Brandon Cifone made 14 saves.

 

Howell 4, No. 5 Freehold Township 2

Sophomore attackman James Fay scored three goals,  senior goalie Jared Jablonski made 15 saves and junior midfielder Vaughn Meehan won 9 of 10 face-offs as the Rebels (2-1, 1-1) upended the rival Patriots (2-2, 1-2) for a big early-season win.

Senior midfielder Jared Badillo scored once while junior attackman Logan Dennison and freshman midfielder Doug MacKenzie had one assist each.

 

No. 7 Middletown South 15, Long Branch 0

Connor Ard had two goals and two assists and Carter Lenhard had two goals and one assist to lead an Eagles offense that had 13 different goal scorers. Middletown South improved to 4-0 while Long Branch dropped to 0-4.

 

CLASS A SOUTH

No. 6 Southern 20, Toms River South 3

Junior attackman Cade Johnson and freshman midfielder Ryan Sininsky each scored five goals and dished out one assist as the Rams (2-2, 2-0) cruised to a victory over the Indians (1-3, 0-2).

Ajani Steverson also had a six-point game with four goals and two assists while Aniello Russo had two goals and one assist and Aaron Hutchinson scored twice. Drew Wasacz won 15 of 24 face-offs and also scored one. Luke Maul (five saves), Gio Soto (one save) and Tyler Sininsky (three saves) all saw time in goal.

Andrew Xiques scored twice, Shane Kluxen scored once and Anthony Ferrara made six saves for Toms River South.

 

Jackson Memorial 10, Jackson Liberty 5

Senior attackman Santo Porazzo tallied four goals and one assist and junior attackman Sean Laverty also scored four times as the Jaguars (3-0, 2-0) defeated the rival Lions (2-1, 1-1) in a battle of unbeaten teams.

Sophomore midfielder Drew Walenty and freshman midfielder Matt DeRosa added one goal apiece while Chad Szatkowski made 10 saves.

Gavin Ferullo and Nick Labianca scored twice, Matt Bland scored once and Sean Reid made 15 saves for Jackson Liberty

 

Toms River North 13, Brick Memorial 6

Junior midfielder Cody Kromer scored five times and added one assist and junior attackman Hayden Baranker totaled three goals and four assists as the Mariners (2-0, 2-0) picked up a road victory over the Mustangs (1-3, 0-2).

Senior midfielder Brett Singer finished with three goals and one assist while junior midfielder Trevor Foss dished out four assists. Kevin Grodzicki and Brian Rochette each tallied one goal and one assist and senior goalie Dan Casadonte made 10 saves.

Chris Marks led Brick Memorial with two goals and two assists. Filipe Correia and Darren Romaine had two goals each and Jake White made five saves.

 

Brick 9, Toms River East 3

 

CLASS B NORTH

No. 1 Manasquan 19, No. 8 Wall 1

Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored six goals and four assists to lead the top-ranked Warriors (3-0, 2-0) past the rival Crimson Knights (2-1, 1-1). Manasquan led 15-0 at halftime.

Birch now has 292 career goals and 417 points. He is 15 points away from breaking the all-time Shore Conference record of 431 points held by Christian Brothers Academy's Tommy Duerr.

John Knight had the lone goal for Wall.

 

No. 9 Ocean 8, Red Bank Catholic 4

Senior attackman Holden Lowe scored four times and sophomore goalie Garrett Schwab made 12 saves to lead the Spartans (2-1, 1-1) past the Caseys (1-2, 0-2).

Mike Nies added one goal and one assist and Brian Fisher, Mike Kircher and Dale Alto each scored once. Junior Jack Nies won 12 of 16 face-offs and picked up a team-high 10 ground balls.

Ryan Schellin and Brennan Frederick each scored twice and Declan Grigg made six saves to lead Red Bank Catholic.

 

No. 10 St. John Vianney 8, Holmdel 7 (OT)

Mike D'Anzeri scored off a pass from Anthony Brett in overtime to give the Lancers (3-1, 1-0) a walk-off win over the Hornets (2-2, 1-1).

Brett finished with one goal and four assists while also picking up a game-high 16 ground balls. Andrew Gosse tallied two goals and one assist, C.J. Hanson and Nick Caruti each scored twice and Zach Schiavone made 12 saves.

Holmdel goalie Nick Tuccillo set a program single-game record with 27 saves to help the Hornets force overtime. Tom Ilvento led Holmdel's offense with three goals while Justin Cohen had a goal and two assists. Dan Tempone had one goal, one assist, and 10 ground balls and won 10 of 18 face-offs. David Burke also notched a goal and an assist and Kyle Kapcsos scored once.

 

CLASS B SOUTH

St. Rose 17, Barnegat 5

Nolan Boehmcke erupted for a career-high seven goals and one assist to power the Purple Roses (1-1, 1-0) to a victory over the Bengals (0-4, 0-2).

Patrick Dwyer added four goals and three assists, Spencer Flynn tallied three goals and two assists and Logan LeMoult contributed two goals and two assists. Ryan Harms scored once, Brendan Dwyer had two assists and Max MacEachern made seven saves.

 

Point Boro 12, Mater Dei Prep 2

Cormac McCabe and T.J. Palazzo each registered four goals and three assists to pace the Panthers (3-1, 2-1) in their win over the Seraphs (1-2, 0-2).

Aiden Kirk added two goals and one assist while winning 6 of 7 face-offs, Ben Williams scored twice and Parker Roncin made 13 saves. Patrick Frawley picked up a team-high seven ground balls.

 

NONCONFERENCE

Chatham 9, No. 2 CBA 7

Senior attackman Connor Macrae scored four times to lead the Colts in their loss to the Cougars. Dan Martin scored twice, Kyle Aldridge had a goal and two assists and Noah D'Andrea made eight saves. Senior defenseman Tommy Gray added two assists.

 

 

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