Shore Conference Tournament - Bracket

Opening Round

(9) Wall 8, (24) Ranney 2

Dan Frisch-Harmon recorded a hat trick - accounting for three of Wall's first four goals - and also assisted another to lead the Crimson Knights to a rout of the Panthers in the SCT opening round. Wall will travel to play No. 8 Matawan on Saturday in the round of 16.

Ryan Gordon added a goal and an assist for Wall and Jeremy Thompson contributed two assists in the win. Kevin Kile, Nick Surgent, Justin Hetzel and Riley Powers each chipped in a goal as well.

Brendan Wall scored both Ranney goals, the first on a free kick and the second on a penalty kick.

(20) Holmdel 2, (13) Manasquan 2, Holmdel advances on penalties, 3-1

Leo Nobrega scored the game-tying goal in the 70th minute and the sophomore goalkeeper Jack Murray saved three shots during the shootout round to help the Hornets erase a 2-0 second-half deficit and advance past the Warriors. Holmdel will play at No. 4 Ocean on Saturday in the SCT round of 16.

Anthony Arena, Torre Avitabile and Nick Guga converted penalty kicks for Holmdel during the shootout.

Mikey Neff cut Manasquan's lead in half with a goal near the midway point of the second half. Manasquan goalkeeper Jack Long made a key save both late in regulation and in overtime.

Ryan Flanagan opened the scoring for Manasquan five minutes into the game and Dan Del Guercio staked the Warriors to a 2-0 lead with a goal in the opening minute of the second half.

(15) Pinelands 5, (18) Shore 0

Senior Matt O'Connell scored four goals for the third time this season and the Wildcats took advantage of an early Shore red card by blasting the Blue Devils and advancing to the SCT round of 16 Saturday at No. 2 Marlboro.

O'Connell scored two of his goals on penalty kicks and the other two came on assists by Tim Kelleher and Denilson Salgado. Salgado also assisted a second-half goal by Cade Sundermann.

(16) Colts Neck 2, (17) Southern 1 (OT)

Senior Ryan Tompkins skied for a header in the 93rd minute to score the golden goal and give the Cougars an overtime win over the Rams in the SCT opening round.

Louis Reale served a free kick from 30 yards out toward the back left post and Tompkins leapt over a crowd and headed the ball into the goal early in the final overtime period.

Southern drew even in the 69th minute when sophomore Dylan Blauvelt headed in a corner kick by junior Ethan Leming.

Colts Neck grabbed the first lead of the game in the 33rd minute when junior Zack Ferchak drilled an 18-yard blast to far upper left corner.

(10) Asbury Park 1, (23) Donovan Catholic 1, Asbury advances on penalties, 6-5

Stevenson Jean Baptiste converted what proved to be the winning kick on Asbury Park's sixth attempt and Donovan Catholic's first miss of the shootout on the ensuing pushed the Blue Bishops past the Griffins and into the round of 16 Saturday against No. 7 Middletown North.

Fenelson Etienne scored the tying goal for Asbury in the 64th minute after Donovan Catholic grabbed a 1-0 lead early in the second half.

(11) Point Boro 2, (22) St. Rose 0

Matt Kimak broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the second half and Nick Duda headed in a corner kick by Jacob Kirinovic for insurance as the Panthers beat the Purple Roses for a second time this season, extending their Shore-Conference-best winning streak to 15.

The win earns Point Boro a round-of-16 match at No. 6 Freehold Township on Saturday.

(12) Central 0, (21) Lakewood 0, Central advances on penalties, 5-3

Seniors Griffin Bacon, Nate Wiley, Youssef Abdelaziz, Corey Carsten and Frank Golda all delivered penalty kicks and junior goalkeeper Tom Ruscitti saved one attempt during the shootout as the Golden Eagles survived a round of penalty kicks following a scoreless 100 minutes against the Piners.

Central will travel to play Class A South rival and No. 5 Toms River North Saturday in the SCT round of 16. Toms River North swept the season series against Central with victories of 1-0 and 2-1 over the Golden Eagles.

(19) Jackson Memorial 2, (14) Raritan 2, Jackson Mem. advances on penalties, 4-2

Mike Schoener and Dan Russo both scored goals in the final eight minutes of regulation and freshman goalkeeper Joe Weinstein saved two shots in the round of penalty kicks as the Jaguars prevailed in a wild game against the Rockets.

Scott Larson scored with three minutes left in regulation off a pass from Jake Fortune to tie the game and force overtime after Jackson Memorial had turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead in less than two minutes. Schoener's goal tied the game in the eighth minute and Russo put Jackson Memorial on top in the seventh.

Fortune also set up the first goal of the game in the first half, with Peter Amato opening the scoring for Raritan.

Jackson Memorial will travel to play Class A South rival and No. 3 Toms River South in Saturday's round of 16.


Regular Season

Class A North

No. 1 CBA 5, Neptune 0

Matt Thorsheim scored two goals and an assist and Ryan O'Connor and Patrick Kollman each added a goal and an assist as the Colts topped the Scarlet Fliers to clinch the outright Class A North championship for the second straight year.

Joe Lozowski scored the other goal for CBA, which bounced back from its first loss of the season Wednesday against Marlboro.



Lacey 2, Middletown South 1

Reilly Hunt and Kip Byrne each scored a goal and the Lions topped the Eagles in a non-division, regular-season game.

Manalapan 4, Toms River East 0

Rocky Garretson scored a goal and assisted two more by Mike Kuver and Justin Goldberg to lead the Braves to a win over the Raiders. Garretson headed in a free kick by Cameron Saunders for his goal.

James La Spina capped the scoring by heading in a cross by Quentin Pickering.