Saturday, May 18

NJSIAA TOURNAMENT

PUBLIC QUARTERFINALS

SOUTH, GROUP 4

5-Southern 10, 4-Monroe 5

Junior attackman Cade Johnson scored five times and Southern's defense delivered a great second-half performance as the Rams rallied to overtake the Falcons and advance to the semifinals.

Southern trailed 4-3 at halftime before killing off a penalty and scoring three times on goals by Aaron Hutchinson, Ajani Steverson and Johnson to take a 6-4 lead. The Rams lead 6-5 heading to the third quarter and scored four times, including three by Johnson, in the fourth quarter. Steverson finished with two goals while Hutchinson, Nick Stankus and Ryan Sininksy each scored once.

Luke Maul made six saves behind the outstanding defensive work of poles Noah Wasacz, Nate Committee and  Luke Maul, LSMs Brock Leftkus and J.T. Hille and defensive midfielders Will Devane and Vinnie Deck.

 

2-Lenape 8, 7-Freehold Township 5

Senior midfielder Matt Kondrup scored three times and senior goalie Aidan Purcell made 16 saves for the Patriots (11-7), who battled hard in a loss to the state-ranked Indians. Brendan Doel added one goal and two assists and defenseman Evan Nastarowicz scored once.

 

3-Cherokee 15, 6-Howell 1

 

SOUTH, GROUP 2

1-Rumson-Fair Haven 13, 8-Holmdel 3

Luke Devlin scored a career-high seven goals and Drew Shaw banked two goals and five assists as the Bulldogs (13-9) defeated the Hornets (12-7) for the third time this season to get back to the sectional semifinals.

Sam Mannino scored twice, Harry Ricker had one goal and two assists and Rowan Goldin tallied one goal and one assist. Patrick Jamin added two assists. Tommy Swain and Jimmy Hempstead combined to win 13 of 18 face-offs and Ryan Croddick made 11 saves.

Justin Cohen, Tom Ilvento and Ryan Bradley scored goals and Nick Tuccillo made 21 saves for Holmdel.

Rumson will host Allentown in the semifinals on Wednesday.

 

6-Hopewell Valley 8, 3-Wall 7

The Crimson Knights (11-4) saw a two-goal lead evaporate in the fourth quarter as they fell to the Bulldogs (12-7) to end their season.

Ethan Doyle led Wall with three goals while Ryan Brice tallied two goals and one assist and Matt Dollive delivered five assists. Logan Peters added one goal and one assist, Daniel Burns scored once and Sean DeMott made 10 saves.

 

2-Somerville 16, 7-Lacey 5

Dylan Vitale and Chris Augustine each scored twice and Ryan Giles scored once for the Lions (13-3), whose season came to an end at the hands of the Pioneers.

 

SOUTH, GROUP 1

1-Manasquan 16, 8-Madson 8

 

4-Shore 11, 5-Delaware Valley 9

Senior attackman Jake Turner banked three goals and one assist and senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith delivered one goal and five assists as the Blue Devils (15-1) overcame a first-quarter deficit to rally past the Terriers (13-4) and into the semifinals for the first time in program history.

Senior attackman Jack McCrae scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with five minutes left, to reach 100 career goals. Tom Bocco and Jamie Mazzacco also scored twice while Terry Carlstrom scored once. Junior goalie Scott Sirianni had a huge game with 17 saves to record his 300th save and help Shore dig out from a 4-1 deficit in the first quarter.

Shore will play top-seeded and undefeated Manasquan on Wednesday in the semifinals.

 

NON-PUBLIC, FIRST ROUND

NON-PUBLIC A

6-CBA 19, 11-Red Bank Catholic 2

Senior attackman Connor Macrae tallied five goals and two assists and sophomore midfielder Kyle Aldridge recorded four goals and three assists to power the Colts (13-6) past the Caseys (10-10) and into the state quarterfinals.

Aldridge's seven-point effort put him at the top of CBA's all-time scoring list for midfielders with 113, passing the previous mark of 107 held by current Navy middie John Salcedo.

Ryan Howard added two goals and one assist while Chris Romano, Terrance Lacewell, Dillon Quinn, Patrick Convery, Dan Martin, Ged Clark, Tommy Gray and Michael Sabol each scored once.

Luke Zenkert and Stephen Albanese scored goals for RBC while Declan Grigg made seven saves.

CBA will play at third-seeded St. Augustine in the quarterfinals.

 

7-St. Joseph (Montvale) 18, 10-St. John Vianney 4

Anthony Brett, Nick Caruti, Andrew Gosse and Mike Noble had goals for the Lancers (10-8), who were eliminated from the playoffs by the Green Knights.

 

NON-PUBLIC B

4-Newark Academy 12, 12-St. Rose 10

 

 

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