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Thursday, May 27

Shore Conference Tournament

Semifinals

1-Rumson-Fair Haven 10, 4-Wall 6

Senior midfielder Patrick Jamin delivered two goals and three assists to lead a balanced offense, senior FOGO Tommy Swain won 14 of 20 faceoffs and senior goalie Ryan Croddick made eight saves as the Bulldogs (16-0) pulled away from the Crimson Knights (13-3) in the second half to get back to the SCT final for the first time since 2017.

Wall, which was playing in its first SCT semifinal in program history, led 4-3 after the first quarter and held a 5-4 lead on the No. 5 team in New Jersey late in the third quarter but the undefeated Bulldogs scored three times in the final 2:07 of the third to take the lead for good.

Junior attackman Christian Bockelmann added two goals and one assist and sophomore attackman Cole Cashion also scored twice. Senior attackman Luke Devlin had a goal and an assist and senior midfielder Josh Harmon, junior attackman Dan Garvey and junior midfielder Phillip Passalaqua each scored once.

Sophomore attackman John McCurry and senior midfielder Ryan Brice each scored twice to lead the way for Wall. Senior attackman Logan Peters and junior midfielder Matt Dollive had a goal and an assist each and junior goalie Aiden Kessler made eight saves.

Rumson will host No. 2 Manasquan in the SCT final at 11 a.,m. Saturday at Borden Stadium. Manasquan is the three-time defending champion while the Bulldogs will be looking for their first title since defeating Manasquan, 8-5, in the 2016 championships game. Rumson's six SCT titles are the most in the Shore Conference.

 

2-Manasquan 8, 3-Christian Brothers Academy 6

Senior attackman Casey Mulligan scored three times and junior goalie Carter Groezinger made seven saves to backstop another tremendous defensive performance as the Warriors (13-2) defeated the rival Colts (13-4) for the second time in 10 days to advance to their fifth straight SCT final.

Senior midfielder Hayden Grecsek added two goals and junior midfielder Robert Pendergist, senior midfielder Mike Farinacci and sophomore midfielder James Farinacci each scored once.

Manasquan took a 2-1 lead midway through the first quarter and never looked back. They led 4-1 early in the second quarter and held at least a two-goal advantage for most of the game. CBA was able to cut the Warriors' lead to one with 5:25 left in the third quarter but that was as close as the Colts would get.

Senior attackman Dan Martin led CBA with two goals and one assist. Sophomore attackman Nick Blalock also scored twice and senior midfielders Terrance Lacewell and Michael DeRosa had one goal each. Senior goalie Noah D'Andrea was outstanding once again and finished with 11 saves.

Manasquan, which is the three-time defending SCT champion, will head to Rumson on Saturday to face the top-seeded Bulldogs in the championship game scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.

 

Regular Season

Class A North

No. 9 Middletown South at Long Branch, 3:45 p.m.

 

Nondivisional

Ocean 9, Point Boro 4

Senior attackman Hyatt Lowe tallied two goals and two assists and senior goalie Garrett Schwab made 17 saves to lead the Spartans (7-7) to a victory over the Panthers (8-7).

Michael Terry, Hunter Lowe and Josh Thurman each scored twice and Dale Alto scored once for Ocdean.

Aidan Kirk, Aiden Romer, Logan Morris and Anthony Guzman scored for Point Boro and Matt Azzarano made eight saves.

 

Nonconference

No. 7 Southern 9, Shawnee 6

Junior midfielder Ryan Sininsky scored four goals and one assist and junior midfielder Zach Washco had a hat trick to lead the Rams (12-4) to a victory over the Renegades (8-6).

Senior attackman Luke Bruther added a goal and an assist and sophomore attackman Joey DeYoung scored once. Junior FOGO Kurt Falk won 12 of 19 faceoffs and junior goalie Tyler Sininskyk made 11 saves.

 

 

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