Tuesday, May 7

SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

Quarterfinals

1-Manasquan 18, 8-Howell 4

Senior attackman Canyon Birch scored seven goals to set a new state career record with 363 and lead the two-time defending SCT champion Warriors (15-0) into the semifinals.

Birch surpassed the 18-year old mark of 362 formerly held by A.L. Johnson's Matt Poskay. Birch had previously passed Poskay for the most points in state history (468) and now has 515 career points and counting. Birch holds state records for career goals and points as well as points in a season (175).

Ryan Anderson added three goals and three assists, Casey Campbell notched three goals and one assist and Riley Callahan and Robert Pendergist each registered two goals and two assists. Defenseman Mike Farrell also scored a goal while Mike LaPoint (10 saves) and Carter Grozinger (three saves) split time in goal.

James Fay scored twice and Jared Badillo and Vaughn Meehan each scored once for Howell. Jared Jablonski (11 saves) and Colin Fay (10 saves) split time in goal.

Manasquan will play fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven in the semifinals at 4 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School. Manasquan won the regular-season meeting on April 27, 13-2.

 

4-Rumson-Fair Haven 12, 5-Wall 6

Kiel Forlenza and Rowan Goldin each tallied three goals and one assist and Ryan Croddick made six saves to lead the Bulldogs (11-8) earned a redemptive win over the Crimson Knights (10-3) to return to the semifinals.

Wall had defeated Rumson, 10-9 in overtime, during the regular season.

Patrick Jamin added one goal and two assists and Tommy Swain controlled face-off X by winning 10 of 16 draws. Luke Devlin, Josh Harmon, Sam Mannino, Harry Ricker and Drew Shaw each scored once.

Logan Peters recorded two goals and two assists and Sean DeMott made 16 saves to lead Wall. Ryan Brice, Daniel Burns, Ethan Doyle and John Knight each scored once.

Rumson will play top-seeded Manasquan in the semifinals at 4 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.

 

3-Shore 13, 6-Southern 6

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Senior attackman Jake Turner scored a career-high eight goals and assisted on two others and senior midfielder Gil Goldsmith totaled two goals and six assists as the Blue Devils (13-0) defeated the Rams (11-3) to reach the SCT semifinals for the first time in program history.

Scott Sirianni made 10 saves to backstop a defense that yielded just two goals in the second half. Tom Bocco and Justin Murphy each tallied one goal and one assist, Jamie Mazzacco scored once and Jack McCrae dished out two assists.

Cade Johnson had two goals and one assist, Jake Hughes scored twice and Ajani Steverson and Will Devane each scored once. Luke Maul made 12 saves.

Shore will play Christian Brothers Academy in the semifinals at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.

 

2-CBA 9, 10-Freehold Township 3

Dan Martin scored four times and Kyle Aldridge recorded two goals and three assists as the Colts (10-5) topped the Patriots (9-6) to return to the SCT semifinals.

Chris Romano scored twice, Connor Macrae had one goal and one assist and Patrick Convery delivered three assists. Noah D'Andrea made seven saves in goal to earn the win.

Brendan Doel, Jake Liebross and Matt Kondrup scored goals for Freehold Township, Aidan Purcell made 16 saves to reach the 400-save mark for his career.

CBA will play third-seeded Shore at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Long Branch High School.

 

REGULAR SEASON

NONDIVISIONAL

No. 10 Lacey 13, Jackson Liberty 7

Dylan Vitale scored six goals with one assist and Dominic Waltonowski totaled four goals and four assists to lead Lacey (11-2) to a win over Liberty (7-7).

Chris Augustine had one goal and one assist, Ryan Giles and Ryan Collins each scored once and Mike Long dished out two assists. Gustavo Baxes made seven saves.

Nick Labianca tallied three goals and one assist and Jake Bosco delivered two goals and two assists to lead Jackson Liberty. Joe Granza and Mike Behm each scored once.

 

Toms River East 15, Toms River South 3

Alex Smith tallied four goals and three assists and Ryan McIntire delivered two goals and four assists as the Raiders (3-9) won a rivalry game over the Indians (2-11).

Frank Giannetti added three goals and two assists, Collin Meakem scored three times and Michael Gray notched one goal and two assists. Nick Bushell and Patrick Keogh each scored once and Tyber Budrow made18 saves. Justin Cleaver picked up a team-high nine ground balls.

 

Barnegat 16, Neptune 5

Middletown North 16, Mater Dei Prep 3

Brick 9, Colts Neck 3

Toms River North 17, Donovan Catholic 5

 

 

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