Current Recovery & Performance NJSIAA Tournament Boys Lacrosse Scoreboard – Wednesday, May 22
Wednesday, May 22
SOUTH, GROUP 4
1-Montgomery 16, 5-Southern 6
Senior midfielder Ajani Steverson scored twice, Cade Johnson recorded one goal and two assists and Luke Maul made eight saves for the Rams (14-4), who saw their season come to an end at the hands of the top-seeded Cougars. Nick Stankus, Luke Bruther and Gavin Durnien each scored once.
SOUTH, GROUP 2
1-Rumson-Fair Haven 16, 5-Allentown 6
Sophomore Luke Devlin fired in six goals with one assist and junior Rowan Goldin delivered three goals and one assist as the Bulldogs (14-9) dispatched of the Redbirds (10-6) to once again advance to a sectional title game.
Kiel Forlenza tallied two goals and one assist and Harry Ricker and Sam Mannino each scored twice. Patrick Jamin and Drew Shaw each had three assists while Thomas Russo scored once. Tommy Swain (8-for-10) and Jimmy Hempstead (7-for-10) had another dominant game at the face-off X. Ryan Croddick backstopped the victory with 12 saves.
Rumson will host Somerville in the sectional final on Saturday at 11 a.m.
SOUTH, GROUP 1
1-Manasquan 16, 4-Shore 2
Senior attackman Canyon Birch banked four goals and two assists, senior attackman Ryan Anderson delivered three goals and two assists, senior midfielder James Pendergist tallied three goals and one assist and senior goalie Mike LaPoint made 10 saves to lead a dominant effort that saw the Warriors (20-0) steamroll the Blue Devils (15-2) to reach their fourth straight sectional final.
Anderson's first goal of the game was the 100th of his career and 45th of the season. He now has a career-high 112 points this season.
Freshman midfielder Robert Pendergist scored twice, senior long-stick midfielder Mike Page added one goal and one assist and senior midfielders Casey Campbell and Riley Callahan and junior midfielder Quinn Burns each scored once.
Senior defenseman Jack Fabean and Page along with junior defenseman Tommy Shaughnessy and sophomore defenseman Mike Farrell spearheaded a defensive effort that limited Shore to just two goals. The Blue Devils entered averaging over 16 goals per game.
Manasquan will host Glen Ridge in the South Group 1 final on Saturday at 11 a.m.