Middletown North icers hand Marlboro first loss to reach Dowd Cup Final

We’ve got an upset from the Shore Conference Tournament! Middletown North scores a 2-1 stunner over previously unbeaten Marlboro. The #11 seed reaches the Dowd Cup Final. JSZ has the highlights from some great playoff hockey in Middletown!

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John Miranda’s sharp angle shot with 3:34 to go in the third period was the game winner as the #11 seed reaches the Dowd Cup final thanks to a second straight upset. Marlboro came into the game with a 12-0-2 mark and took a 1-0 load on a Josh Solovey goal with just six seconds remaining in the first period. North drew even on a marvelous end to end rush from Dan Quiles in the second period. Middletown North will take on #2 seed Manasquan in the Dowd Cup Final on Wednesday in Wall. JSZ has the highlights from an outstanding playoff atmosphere: