Shore Conference Tournament

Round of 16

(3) Jackson Memorial 2, (19) Neptune 1

Senior Connor Lucas scored the game-winning goal in the 66th minute off a pass from classmate Tyler Howlett and the Jaguars (12-2) edged the Scarlet Fliers (8-5) to advance to the SCT quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Jackson Memorial broke onto the scoreboard first on a goal by junior Drew Walenty off a pass from senior Gianluca Gruosso.

Senior Louis Pennington scored the equalizer for Neptune in the 60th minute off a set piece from 30 yards out.

Jackson Memorial will host the winner of Saturday’s game between No. 6 Christian Brothers Academy and No. 22 Toms River East.

(15) Manasquan 1, (2) Marlboro 0

Senior Drew Greenblatt one-timed a cross from junior Tommy Johnson out of the air and into the goal in the 61st minute for the lone tally of the game and the Warriors (7-5-1) came on strong in the second half to knock off the second-seeded Mustangs (10-2).

Marlboro sophomore goalkeeper Nick Tango saved a penalty kick by Greenblatt in the 55th after a handball in the box but Manasquan bounced back, with Greenblatt cashing in on an opportunity six minutes later.

Marlboro dominated the first 30 minutes of the game and owned a 7-1 advantage in shots at the break. Manasquan flipped the script in the second half with the wind and its back, outshooting the Mustangs 7-2 over the final 40.

Manasquan will travel to play the winner of Saturday’s game between No. 7 Southern and No. 10 Middletown South in Wednesday’s SCT quarterfinal round.


Class B Central

Ranney 1, Mater Dei Prep 0

The Panthers (5-5, 5-1)broke through on an own goal and held the Seraphs (4-7-1, 3-3-0) off the board to clinch the program’s first ever Shore Conference Class B Central division championship.



Lacey 2, No. 10 Freehold Boro 1

D.J. Edinger and Kody Besser each found the back of the net and the Lions knocked off the Colonials.

Pinelands 2, Central 1

Johnny Hart and Logan Johnson each scored a goal and the Wildcats held off the Golden Eagles. Freshman John Truhan scored the Central goal.

Ocean 3, Shore 2

Freshman Danny Abrams's first career goal proved to be the game-winner as the Spartans outlasted the Blue Devils. Senior Eli Brandimarte and sophomore Aidan Tisony each scored in the win as well.

Asbury Park 2, Manchester 1

Jean Salomon and Woodley Cagilus each scored in the second half and the Blue Bishops rallied to beat the Hawks. Salomon tied the game with a left-footed strike and Cagilus finished off a pass from Davenson JoinVilmar.


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