Saturday, April 27

CLASS A NORTH

No. 8 Howell 14, Colts Neck 4

Jared Badillo notched a hat trick and Joey Sorrentino and Tyler Burns each scored twice as the Rebels (8-4, 5-2) picked up a win over the rival Cougars (3-8, 2-5).

James Fay and Logan Dennison each tallied one goal and three assists while freshman C.J. Calafiore scored his first career goal and junior Vaughn Meehan recorded his 500th career face-off win. Meehan, Anthony Cinelli and Doug MacKenzie also scored one goal apiece while Jared Jablonski made seven saves.

Nick Giantasio, Tristan McMerty, Peter Davi and Chris Halmi scored goals for Colts Neck.

 

No. 6 Middletown South 20, Marlboro 2

Middletown North 17, Long Branch 1

 

CLASS B NORTH

No. 1 Manasquan 13, No. 5 Rumson-Fair Haven 2

Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored five goals and assisted on two others to become New Jersey's all-time leading scorer with 474 points and counting, leading the Warriors (10-0, 6-0) to an emphatic victory over the Bulldogs (8-7, 5-2).

Birch broke the 17-year old state record of 468 points held by A.L. Johnson's Matt Poskay, which was set in 2002. After scoring the first goal of the game to tie the record, Birch set a new mark with his second goal of the game. His five goals give him 331 for his career, 32 away from passing Poskay for the most goals in state history.

Senior midfielder James Pendergist added two goals and one assist while sophomore attackman Casey Mulligan scored twice and junior midfielder Matt Franzoni and senior defensemen Jack Fabean and Mike Page each scored once. Senior goalie Mike LaPoint had a great game in goal with 10 saves.

Ryan Croddick had an outstanding game in goal with 13 saves to lead the way for Rumson. Drew Shaw and Kiel Forlenza scored goals and Patrick Jamin had two assists.

 

No. 3 Wall 13, No. 7 St. John Vianney 9

Logan Peters, Ethan Doyle and Daniel Burns each scored three times to lead the Crimson Knights (8-2, 5-2) to a win over the Lancers (7-6, 3-3).

Peters also had two assists and Doyle had one assist. Matt Dollive added two goals and two assists while Ryan Brice and John Knight each scored once. Kyle Wenzel won 18 of 28 face-offs and Sean DeMott made eight saves.

Andrew Gosse led St. John Vianney with three goals and two assists and C.J. Hanson made 14 saves. Anthony Brett added two goals and one assist, Mike D'Anzeri scored twice and defensemen Kyle Harris and Mason Shenk had one goal each.

 

Holmdel 7, Ocean 6 (3OT)

Sophomore Ryan Bradley scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime period to give the Hornets (8-4, 4-3) a thrilling win over the Spartans (7-5, 3-4).

Ocean had rallied with the only two goals of the fourth quarter to erase a 6-4 deficit and force overtime.

Bradley scored twice while senior midfielder Dan Tempone scored a team-high three goals, picked up eight ground balls and won 13 of 19 face-offs. Senior goalie Nick Tuccillo had another big game with 23 saves and Justin Cohen and Tom Ilvento had one goal apiece.

 

CLASS B SOUTH

No. 4 Shore 15, Lacey 2

Senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith tallied two goals and nine assists to reach 300 career points as the Blue Devils (10-0, 6-0) wallopped the Lions (8-1, 4-1) to clinch their first division title in program history.

Senior attackman Jake Turner scored five goals, freshman midfielder Jamie Mazzacco added three goals and one assist and senior midfielder Jack McCrae notched two goals and two assists. Tom Bocco had two goals and one assist and Justin Murphy had one goal and one assist. Sean O'Brien won 13 of 21 face-offs and Scott Sirianni made five saves.

Dylan Vitale and Brett Spafford scored goals and Gustavo Baxes made eight saves for Lacey.

 

NONDIVISIONAL

Brick Memorial 12, Barnegat 3

Darren Romaine scored five goals and Filipe Correia tallied three goals and two assists as the Mustangs (6-5) returned to action with an emotional win over the Bengals (2-11). It was Brick Memorial's first game since the tragic death of sophomore Jared Crippen on Tuesday.

Chris Marks added two goals and one assist, Tyler Sindel had a goal and three assists and Luke Vojtko scored once. Thomas Swartwout picked up 14 ground balls, Jake White made 10 saves and Kyle Mueller won 18 of 19 face-offs.

 

NONCONFERENCE

No. 2 CBA 10, St. John’s College HS (DC) 7

Sophomore attackman Dan Martin fired in a career-high seven goals and Noah D'Andrea made 17 saves as the Colts (8-4) upended the Cadets (10-4) for a huge win over a Delmarva power. St. John's entered the game ranked No. 11 in the LaxNumbers Mid-Atlantic regional rankings.

Martin scored the first five goals of the game for CBA and staked the Colts to a 4-2 halftime lead. Senior attackman Connor Macrae added two goals and one assist and sophomore midfielder contributed one goal and three assists.

 

 

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