Friday, May 3

SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

Preliminary round

13-Holmdel 11, 20-Point Boro 1

Tom Ilvento scored four goals and Dan Tempone had a hat trick, 12 ground balls and went 11-for-17 on face-offs as the Hornets (9-5) ran past the Panthers (7-7) to reach the round of 16.

Nick Tuccillo made nine saves to become Holmdel's all-time leader in career saves. Kyle Kapcsos added two goals and two assists, Ryan Bradley had one goal and three assists and Justin Cohen notched one goal and one assist. David Burke chipped in with two assists.

Holmdel will play fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday. Rumson won the regular-season meeting between the two teams, 17-3, on April 25.

 

14-Ocean 9, 19-Brick Memorial 8 (OT)

Sophomore Dale Alto sank the game-winning goal in the first overtime period to cap a furious late-game rally by the Spartans (8-6) that led them past the Mustangs (6-7) and into the round of 16.

A goal by Rex Freeman put Brick Memorial up 8-5 with 6:48 left in the fourth quarter before a goal by Alto with 2:34 to play ignited a quick three-goal run that forced overtime. Alto also scored the game-tying goal with 14 seconds left in regulation to force the extra period.

Alto finished with a team-high four goals while senior Holden Lowe tallied two goals and three assists and sophomore Garrett Schwab made 14 saves. Hunter Lowe and Mike Kircher added one goal and two assists each and Mike Nies scored once.

Rex Freeman led Brick Memorial with four goals and one assist while Jake White made 15 saves. Filipe Correia added two goals and two assists, Tyler Sindel scored once and Darren Romaine dished out four assists. Kyle Mueller had another big game at face-off X by winning 19 of 21 draws. Thomas Swartwout picked up 15 ground balls to set a new Brick Memorial single-season record with 120.

Ocean will play third-seeded Shore in the round of 16 on Saturday. Shore won the regular-season matchups, 20-9.

 

15-Red Bank Catholic 18, 18-Jackson Liberty 6

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Jack Zenkert recorded six goals and two assists and Ryan Schellin sank six goals to power the Caseys (8-7) past the Lions (7-6) in the opening round.

Kyle Boggio added a hat trick, Anthony Muniz scored twice and Brennen Frederick tallied a goal and two assists. Jack Frisina and Luke Gueci chipped in with three assists each and Declan Grigg made 18 saves.

Michael Behm scored twice, Jake Bosco had one goal and one assist, Matthew White and Joe Granza each scored once and Sean Reid made eight saves for Jackson Liberty.

RBC will play No. 2 seed Christian Brothers Academy on Saturday in the round of 16.

 

16-Toms River North 6, 17-Middletown North 5

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Kevin Grodzicki netted the game-winning goal with 2:22 left in regulation to lift the Mariners (8-4) to a thrilling win over the Lions (8-6) in the opening round.

Toms River North will play top-seeded Manasquan on Saturday in the round of 16.

 

REGULAR SEASON

CLASS B NORTH

No. 1 Manasquan 21, Red Bank 2

Shane Ownes netted a career-high three goals to lead a balanced scoring attack as the Warriors (13-0, 8-0) defeated the Bucs (6-9, 0-7) to complete a perfect run through the division.

Casey Campbell and Riley Callahan each tied career highs with three goals each while Canyon Birch led all scorers with four goals and one assist. Ryan Anderson tallied three goals and one assist, Casey Mulligan notched a goal and three assists and Mike Cielecki, Mike Farinacci, Quinn Burns and Brendan Magrini each scored once.

Birch is now 13 goals shy of breaking the New Jersey career record of 362 held by A.L. Johnson's Matt Poskay.

Ryan McGee scored both goals for Red Bank while Matt Gibson made 14 saves.

 

 

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