Shore Conference Tournament - Bracket


At Shore Regional

(15) Manasquan 1, (6) CBA 1 (Manasquan advances on penalties, 4-2)

Senior goalkeeper Joe Weinstein saved two shots in the shootout and junior Simon Cardenas converted the clinching kick to give the Warriors (8-5-3) a win over the Colts (10-3-3) on penalties. Manasquan will play the the SCT final for the first time in program history on Wednesday at Shore Regional against the Freehold Township-vs.-Colts Neck winner.

Manasquan went 4-for-4 during the shootout, with senior Drew Greenblatt, junior Tommy Johnson and senior Chris Pierro each burying their attempts to set the stage for Cardenas.

Prior to Cardenas's clincher, Weinstein saved back-to-back attempts by junior Jack Longo and senior Michael Casper, both of which were diving saves to Weinstein's right. Senior Luke Pascarella and junior Brett Sieg each connected to open up CBA's shootout round.

Manasquan jumped on the board first on a 28-yard tracer by senior Tyler Guagenty in the 11th minute.

CBA threw numbers forward in the second half and broke through with the equalizer in the 70th. Manasquan was whistled for a takedown in the box and Pascarella converted the ensuing kick.

Manasquan also had the best chance in the 20-minute overtime, with senior Rich Maloney heading a set piece off the crossbar in the 84th.

(4) Freehold Twp. 1, (8) Colts Neck 0 (OT)

Junior Adam Havens scored the golden goal in the fifth minute of overtime and the Patriots (13-5) pulled out a dramatic win over the Cougars (9-4-1) to advance to the SCT championship game Wednesday against Manasquan at Shore Regional High School.

Havens played a ball to the back post and, like so many other passes before it, it came up empty. The ball stayed in bounds and Connor Latona sent it sailing back into the box, where Colts Neck goalkeeper Dylan Jacobs punched it away.

The parry went right to Havens on the left side of the 18-yard box and the junior midfielder hit a shot that glanced off a defender and found its mark.

Havens's shot was just the fifth of the game for Freehold Township, which outshot Colts Neck 5-3 in a defensive struggle.


Regular Season

Class A Central

Raritan 1, Rumson-Fair Haven 1



Neptune 2, Jackson Liberty 1

Senior Kyle Schembri scored a pair of goals and the Scarlet Fliers topped the Lions for their 10th win of the season.

No. 1 Holmdel 2, Manalapan 0

Ranney 2, Mater Dei Prep 1

Thomas Boyan and George Sima each scored a goal to lead the Panthers over the Seraphs. Liam Stewart tallied the Mater Dei goal.


Friday, Oct. 18

Class A South

Toms River South 4, Brick 1

Senior Shane Kluxen recorded a hat trick and the Indians handled the Green Dragons in their A South finale. Senior Joe Amabile scored the other Toms River South goal, which junior Zack Meyer accounted for the Brick goal.



Central 3, Mater Dei Prep 0

Gianni Smith assisted the first two Central goals and scored the third to lead the Golden Eagles over the Seraphs. Mason Leszczynski scored the first goal off a feed from Smith and returned the favor on Smith's goal. John Truhan scored the second Central goal.

Point Beach 3, Ranney 0

Freshman Josh Boyan scored two goals and senior Jack Foley chipped in another to pace the Garnet Gulls past the Panthers.

Manalapan 1, Middletown North 0

Lucas Moreira finished off a scrum in the box in the 60th minute and the Braves edged the Lions for the second time this season.

Marlboro 2, Red Bank 1

Mike Steinberg and Ethan Cohen both scored in the first half and the Mustangs held on to beat the Bucs. Ryan Karr scored the Red Bank goal.



Bishop Ahr 2, Red Bank Catholic 2


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