Shore Conference (NJ) Hockey Scores for Thursday, March 4
Thursday, March 4
St. Rose 3, Middletown North 2
Senior forward Christopher Lordi scored the go-ahead goal with 17 seconds left in the third period to lift the St. Rose/Red Bank Catholic/Donovan Catholic tri-op to a scintillating victory over the Lions.
Middletown North took a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Zach Brady and Jesse Dickinson before Aidan Grant got St. Rose on the board with 2:26 left in the opening period. After a scoreless second period, St. Rose netted the equalizer off the stick of junior defenseman Jack Foote.
Senior goalie Jack Bilancione was outstanding in goal with 40 saves while Grant led the offense with a goal and two assists. Lordi finished with a goal and an assist and Matthew Strano chipped in with two assists.
Justin Dickinson made 27 saves for Middletown North.
Brick Memorial 6, Lacey 1
Dan Aulisi recorded two goals and two assists and Tyler Oliveira had two goals and one assist to lead the Mustangs past the Lions.
Chris Clayton and Belle Wurmser each tallied a goal and an assist and Nick Barroqueiro had three assists. Sam Stulic made 17 saves in goal to earn the win.
Frank Hubscher scored Lacey's goal and Jacob Turrin made 33 saves.
Ocean 4, Freehold Township 3
Junior forward Pat Olenski scored twice and junior goalie Tony Macaluso made 29 saves as the Spartans (7-1-1) edged the Patriots to close out their season on a six-game winning streak.
Aiden Mumm and Landon Bennett each scored once and Laszlo Simon had three assists for Ocean.
Jackson Lehman scored twice, Jake Butler scored once and Karina Vang made 24 saves to lead Freehold Township (2-9).
St. John Vianney 5, Princeton 4
Senior forwards SJ LeComte, Colin Gartz and Nick Colao made the most of their final high school game by leading the Lancers (8-1-2) to a thrilling season-ending win over the Tigers (2-2).
LeComte recorded his first career hat trick, Colao netted the go-ahead goal with 1:35 left and Gartz also scored once for the Lancers, who originally had to shut down their program on Feb. 25 but were able to put together a small roster of seniors and JV players to play one final game.
Senior goalie Joe Morris made 12 saves and junior goalie Dan Shallcross made 13 saves.