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Thursday, May 25

NJSIAA Tournament

Public first round

South Group 4

(7) Old Bridge 10, (10) Howell 8

Senior attackman Jack Marich tallied three goals and two assists, including the 100th goal of his career, but the Rebels were unable to complete a late rally and fell to the Knights in the first round of the state tournament.

Old Bridge led 5-0 in the first half but Howell (10-10) was able to close to within 6-4 in the third quarter and 10-8 with 2:09 left in the game. Howell had several quality shot attempts over the final two minutes but Old Bridge senior goalie Kyle Janks punctuated a superb 16-save performance with two clutch saves in the final minute.

Senior attackman Nate Lorenzo scored twice, junior midfielder Ian McDow had a goal and an assist, and sophomore midfielders Vin Meehan and Nicholas Turturro each scored once. Senior goalie Brendan Breschard made six saves.

Sophomore attackman Jordan Christensen scored three goals, junior attackman Jason Testa tallied two goals and two assists, and Janks made 16 saves to lead Old Bridge (8-9). Junior midfielder Luke Kennedy and junior attackman Gavin Giles each registered two goals and one assist, and sophomore attackman Gianni Quagliariello scored once. Junior attackman Michael Pellicciotta added two assists.

Old Bridge will play No. 2 Cherokee in the quarterfinals.


(4) Southern 16, (13) Freehold Township 5

Sophomore Liam Griffin tallied a career-high five goals and two assists and senior attackman Hayden Lucas provided two goals and four assists to send the defending champion Rams (12-6) past the Patriots (8-9) and into the quarterfinals.

Senior midfielder Joey DeYoung scored four goals with one assist and junior attackman Konnor Forlai posted two goals and three assists. Senior Ty Murawski tallied two goals and two assists, sophomore Billy Barry scored once, and junior midfielder Anthony Arch had two assists. Sophomore FOGO Collin Markoski won 22 of 25 face-offs while junior Nick Roesch (5 saves) and sophomore AJ Mattern (5 saves) split time in goal.

Southern will host No. 5 Monroe in the quarterfinals.


North Group 3

(3) Randolph 15, (14) Middletown South 8


South Group 3

(1) Shawnee 18, (16) Brick Memorial 0


(9) Hightstown 11, (8) Toms River East 9

Senior midfielder Luke Barber scored six goals added one assist, and won 14 of 19 face-offs and freshman attackman Nick Caruso totaled one goal and five assists for the Raiders (8-6) in their defeat vs. the Rams (9-9).

Sophomore midfielder Nate Cummings had a goal and an assist, senior attackman Maxson Huttemann scored once, and senior goalie Lester Cook made 10 saves.


South Group 2

(2) Wall 22, (15) Triton 3

Senior attackman John McCurry scored three goals and assisted on four others and sophomore midfielder Michael Hoarle had a huge all-around game as the Crimson Knights (14-5) rolled past the Mustangs (9-8) and into the quarterfinals.

Hoarle won 16 of 17 face-offs, scored once, dished out five assists, and picked up 14 ground balls. Senior attackman Connor Moore had three goals and one assist, sophomore attackman Owen Moore and freshman attackman Wyatt Capro each scored three times, while junior midfielders Shea Brennan and Will Madden each registered two goals and two assists.

Sophomore attackman Jackson Lemongelli added a goal and two assists while senior LSM Dominick Giglio, senior midfielder Anthony Gartz, freshman midfielder Dylan Cohen, and junior midfielder Nicholas Wonsala had one goal apiece. Junior goalie Lucas Seelinger (2 saves) and sophomore goalie Braeden Buckley (6 saves) shared time in goal.

Wall will host No. 7 Cranford in the quarterfinals.


(4) Holmdel 12, (13) Highland 2

Senior attackman Kyle Kapscos notched two goals and five assists and junior midfielder Gary Collyer sank three goals to lead the Hornets (16-4) to a victory over the Tartans (13-4) to advance to the quarterfinals.

Freshman attackman Finn Buchan added two goals and two assists, freshman midfielder Jack Cannon had a goal and two assists, and junior midfielder Greg Linsalata scored twice. Sophomore attackman Brian Volpe had a goal and an assist and junior LSM Matt Tempone scored once. Sophomore FOGO Jack Powers won 12 of 14 face-offs, junior FOGO Jett Londell won 3 of 4 face-offs, and goalies Andrew Arredondo, Casey Dowd, and Jack Tiller made one save each.

Holmdel will host No. 5 Allentown in the quarterfinals.


(5) Allentown 18, (12) Jackson Liberty 4

Senior Reese Stewart scored twice and senior goalie Evan Canning made 12 saves to lead the Lions (8-9) in their loss to the Redbirds (13-7).

Junior Paul Capozzi and freshman Jeffery White each had a goal and an assist.

Sean McCaffery and Carmen Capone each scored five goals and Walter Zhao won 25 of 26 face-offs to lead Allentown.


(7) Cranford 10, (10) Barnegat 6

Freshman Connor Maloney scored a career-high three goals and senior goalie Lucas Holland made 14 saves for the Bengals (13-6) in their hard-fought loss at the hands of the Cougars (12-7).

Senior attackman Seth Freiwald had two goals and two assists, freshman Keegan Dunn scored once, and sophomore midfielder Luke Tortorici dished out four assists.



South Group 1

(6) Delaware Valley 13, (11) Point Boro 6

Senior attackman Brian Ostrander delivered two goals and two assists, senior attackman Spencer Knapp scored twice, and junior goalie Colin Cole made 18 saves for the Panthers (11-7) in their playoff loss to the Terriers (14-6).

Sophomore attackman Brady Kirk finished with one goal and three assists, hitting the 50-goal milestone in the process, and finished the season with a single-season school record 87 points. Junior midfielder Greyson Ritter scored once, senior Tommy Morris won 10 of 20 face-offs, and senior defenseman Brian Orio picked up seven ground balls.



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