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Vote Now For The Second Round of JSZ Spring Game Balls
It’s time to once again recognize the best baseball and softball performances from around the Garden State. Our JSZ team has combed the box scores to find the best individual efforts in North, Central and South Jersey. Our polls are open now through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. The winner of each poll will receive a JSZ Game Ball during the season. To nominate a player for a Game Ball please email the JSZ team before Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Mike Frankel: firstname.lastname@example.org (South nominations) Jay Cook: email@example.com (North nominations) Rich Chrampanis: firstname.lastname@example.org (Central nominations) North Jersey Central Jersey South Jersey
Talia Schenck sets new field hockey single season goal record with 100
With a condensed junior season in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions, Lawrence’s Talia Schenck made up for lost time as she set a new field hockey single season goal record in 2021 with 97 before the Princeton University commit eventually became the first player in state history to eclipse 100 goals in a season. Schenck is also the third person in state history with more than 200 career goals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the story from Lawrence: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Lawrence coverage.
Schenck’s milestone night leads MCT semifinal comeback for Lawrence
Fourth seed Lawrence (15-2) defeated top seed Lawrenceville (9-5) 4-1 to advance to the Mercer County Tournament Final. Despite Big Red taking a 1-0 lead to begin the third quarter, Princeton University commit Talia Schenck answered back with four goals for Lawrence as they halt Lawrenceville’s hopes of a fifth straight MCT Title. Schenck became the first player in state history to eclipse 100 goals in a single season, she entered the match with 97. The Cardinals will take on third seed Princeton Day. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Lawrence and Lawrenceville coverage.
West Windsor South Boys Win CVC Nail Biter
West Windsor-Plainsboro South 1 Lawrence 0 West Windsor-Plainsboro South (3-2-2) defeated Lawrence (4-3) 1-0 in a closely contested Colonial Valley Conference match up. Both teams with back to back losses coming in pushed the tempo early. South would take a 1-0 lead off an Aidan Grund penalty kick goal in the first four minutes of the game. From there it would be strong defense throughout, especially from Pirates goalie Shane Dowling who finished with 10 saves. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our West Windsor-Plainboro South and Lawrence coverage.
Watch Tuesday 6.1 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
The NJSIAA sectional lacrosse playoffs are officially underway, and JSZ has cameras all over the state to capture the action from the first round! Bridgewater-Raritan 8 Watchung Hills 3 | Boys Group 4 North Brady Kurdyla and Patrick Cullen each had three-point performances to lead a well-balanced Panthers attack to a win in the […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Vote Now for JSZ’s Week Two Softball and Baseball Game Balls!
It’s time to vote on the best performances from the second week of the spring season. Our Week 2 baseball and softball polls are now open, so get those votes in often before the polls close on Tuesday at 3pm! The JSZ team will present the Game Balls to the winners at a practice or game later in the week. South Jersey Submit future nominations to email@example.com. Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey Game Ball poll is brought to you by NJM Insurance! Central Jersey Submit future nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Take Our Poll Take Our Poll North Jersey Submit future nominations to email@example.com. Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
Watch Tuesday 1.26 JSZ Basketball Highlights
The gyms may be empty, but the action is intense! The 2021 hoops season officially begins with great games across the state on Tuesday. Check back throughout the night for all of the highlights! Hightstown 63 Lawrence 50 | Boys Hightstown defeated Lawrence 63-50 in an emotional season opener to the high school basketball season […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
It’s Selection Saturday! Watch JSZ’s Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show
Jersey Sports Zone reveals the brackets for the Last Dance Baseball Tournament. We’ve got all the matchups as 222 teams try to be the last team standing in Trenton on July 30. In case you missed our live show, check out all the brackets plus interviews with players and coaches around the state. The spring sports season was taken away from New Jersey high school athletes but thanks to an extraordinary effort by the New Jersey high school baseball community, sports is coming back and Garden State diamond squads get an incredible summer tournament for One Last Dance. JSZ presents the Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show. Just like the NCAA Baseball Tournament, we have all the brackets, matchups and interviews with coaches and players from around the state. Click on the video below to watch the reveal of the 222 teams that will play in 32 different regions. Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of the Last Dance Baseball Tournament is made possible by Sterling National Bank. We will have coverage of all nine days of the Tournament starting on July 14 with pool play around the state About the Last Dance Tournament 222 teams, 32 regions. Every team is guaranteed three games in modified pool play. Regions with four teams will play round robin with the best record advancing to the 32-team single elimination tournament that begins in week two. Eight team regions will have modified pool play in the first two days. Teams with 2-0 records will meet up on the final day to determine the region winner. While all the teams are varsity baseball players, the tournament is not associated with the NJSIAA and school uniforms will not be worn. A lot of teams were not allowed to use their school name or nickname which is why you’ll see a lot of different names in the brackets. Last Dance Tournament NORTH BRACKETS SOUTH BRACKETS
Watch Wednesday 12.11 JSZ Hockey Highlights
The New Jersey high school hockey season is in full swing and we’ve got a pair of mid-week games for you. Enjoy the coverage! Randolph 6 St. John Vianney 2 After falling short in the Public B state final last season, Randolph has been red hot in 2019. The Rams continued their electric play Monday by securing a blowout win over two-time Egan Cup champions, St. John Vianney. Ben Yurchuk and Matt Rogers each netted a pair of goals while captain Michael Sofia closed the game with a highlight goal. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Aspen Ice in Randolph: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of the Lancers is brought to you by the St. John Vianney Hockey Boosters Club. Notre Dame 8 Lawrence 5 Notre Dame remains undefeated at 3-0 with their latest 8-5 win over crosstown rival Lawrence. The Irish opened the game with two quick scores before Lawrence countered to eventually tie it at 3 entering halftime. In the second act Notre Dame would begin to pull away as Will Celli finished with three goals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Notre Dame and Lawrence coverage.
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Tuesday is jam-packed with sectional semifinal action all over the state. Check back throughout the night for all of the amazing highlights! Clifton 1 Kearny 0 | North 1 Group 4 Semifinal This battle between two North Jersey county champions didn’t disappoint Tuesday as Clifton edged out Kearny. Amer Lukovic’s header in the second half proved to be the game winner in a tight, 80-minute matchup. The Mustangs are set to face No. 1 seed Ridgewood in the sectional final Friday. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Clifton: JSZ’s coverage of the NJSIAA state playoffs is made possible by QuickChek! Christian Brothers 2 Notre Dame 1 | South Non-Public A Semifinal (2) Christian Brothers Academy defeated (3) Notre Dame 2-1 to advance to the South Non-Public A Tournament Final. Despite the Irish scoring in the first ten minutes CBA countered with goals from Brett Seig and Connor Anderko to lead 2-1 at halftime. Notre Dame continued to come close in the second act but was unable to connect on any shots thanks to goalie AJ Pinto who would finish with five saves. The Colts will take on (1) St. Augustine on 11/7. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Notre Dame coverage. Egg Harbor Twp. 1 Washington Twp. 0 | South Group 4 Semifinal Ahmad Brock’s first half goal held up, as the Eagles ended the Minutemen’s reign in South Jersey Group 4. Jeffrey Castro earned the clean sheet in net. Washington Township had won five consecutive sectional titles, but second-seeded EHT advances to Friday’s title game against #16 Toms River North. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights: Washington Township coverage is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Triton 1 Mainland 0 (2OT) | South Group 3 Semifinal Sophomore Maxwell Hawk’s double-overtime golden goal sends Triton to the South Group 3 Final. Triton found itself in the defensive third for much of the match against Mainland, but a Tyler Guadagno steal opened the door for the game-winning counter attack. Goalkeeper Joe Bilgic was tremendous in net, racking up six saves to earn the shutout. Triton now hosts 9-seed Ocean City in the championship match on Friday. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights and reaction from Runnemede: Coverage of Triton is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Ocean Township 0 Lawrence 0 (Spartans win 5-4 in Pks) | Central Group 3 Semifinal Isaac Greenspan made a save in the 6th round of PK’s setting the stage for Eli Brandimarte to make his second penalty of the round and give the Spartans a spot in the sectional championship for a third straight year. Ocean is the defending state champ, but a rebuilt roster had them as a #11 seed, yet they have made a run to the finals again. Ocean will face #1 seed Wall for the title. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-match reaction: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Lawrence is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates
Rumson-Fair Haven opens state lacrosse playoffs with dominating effort
The boys state lacrosse playoffs are underway. JSZ’s road to the state championship begins in Rumson where RFH opened the South Group 2 bracket with a dominating effort against Lawrence. Rumson-Fair Haven 19 Lawrence 3 – South Group 2 First Round Drew Shaw led the Rumson offensive explosion with four goals and three assists and Sam Mannino added a three goal three assist effort as the Bulldogs scored 15 first half goals to earn a spot in the South Group 2 quarterfinals and a matchup with Shore Conference foe Holmdel. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights: Jersey Sports Zone brings you this great game thanks to two great sponsors. Princeton Orthopaedic Associates is our Lawrence sponsor and Gold Coast Cadillac is the reason we bring you great RFH coverage all year long
Watch Saturday 5.11 JSZ Baseball Highlights
The county tournament season in full force which means JSZ has you covered from all over the state for the top action. JSZ’s Saturday night highlights include Jack Leiter’s near perfect game in the Morris County final; Notre Dame shutting out Lawrenceville to advance in Mercer County; and Haddonfield out-slugging Eastern in the Diamond Classic. Enjoy all the highlights! Delbarton 2 West Morris 1 – Diamond Nation Game of the Week – Morris County Tournament Final Simply put, Jack Leiter was that close to a perfect game. The Vanderbilt-commit and 2019 MLB Draft prospect pitched a perfect 6 2/3 innings with a staggering 14 strikeouts to guide Delbarton to its sixth overall Morris County crown. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Montville for the Diamond Nation Game of the Week: Sponsor Shoutout! Thanks to Diamond Nation, Jersey Sports Zone was able to be on hand to provide in-depth highlights and post-game reaction from the Morris County Tournament final! More Highlights! Jersey Sports Zone has been following Jack Leiter throughout his much anticipated senior season. Want to see how well Leiter pitched in the Morris County Tournament final? JSZ has you covered. Watch every strikeout from the win here: No. 13 Notre Dame 8 Lawrence 0 – Mercer County semifinal No. 13 in the NJ Top 20 and third seed Notre Dame advanced to the Mercer County Tournament championship game for the first time since 2015 with an 8-0 victory over tenth seeded Lawrence. The Irish kicked things off with a three run second inning that included West Point commit Robbie Buecker knocking in an RBI to get his 100th career hit. In the third inning ND repeated as Dan DiUbaldi drove in two more runs to put him at three total on the afternoon. Pitcher Steve Graver got it done for Notre Dame on the hill allowing just two hits and collected three strikeouts. They advance to the final on May 14th at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Notre Dame and Lawrence coverage! No. 19 Haddonfield 8 Eastern 5 – Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic semifinal The eighth-seeded Haddons started the day with an upset win over Cherry Hill West in the quarterfinals, before knocking off the defending champion Vikings in the semifinals. Steve DiTomaso had two triples and two RBIs in the victory. Chris Mariani delivered the go-ahead RBI single for Haddonfield in the top of the seventh inning. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights, as the Haddons advance to face Shawnee in the Diamond Classic title game: Haddonfield coverage is brought to you by NJM Insurance. Coverage of Eastern is sponsored by Cooper University Hospital.
Watch Friday 4.12 JSZ Baseball Highlights
Friday night baseball takes the JSZ team around the Garden State. Holy Spirit and Buena battled to the end in South Jersey, Ridge gets a pitching gem for a home win over Phillipsburg, CBA breaks out the bats and a shutout from Evan Mahns, plus Lawrence and Steinert can’t settle a winner. Holy Spirit 7 Buena 6 Steven Petrosh hit a solo home run to break a 6-6 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning. Petrosh went 3-4 in the game. Jimmy Pasquale, Shane Solari, JJ Spots and Brandon Castellini also drove in runs for the Spartans in the win. Juice Del Valle drove in a pair of runs for the Chiefs in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape Atlantic League United Division showdown: Steinert 6 Lawrence 6 It’s not everyday you need with an anomaly like a baseball game ending in a tie, for Lawrence it’s the second time this season they’ve known this dissatisfying feeling. Friday’s matchup Colonial Valley Conference division matchup saw eight lead changes and nine innings, yet it still wasn’t enough to decide a winner. Lawrence took an early 3-0 lead in the first inning before Steinert would eventually go ahead 4-3 in the fourth. The slug fest would continue into extra innings and after the Spartans tied the game in the bottom of the ninth officials claimed it would be too dark to finish. Junior Chris Nevius finished with 3 RBI’s for Lawrence. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Lawrence and Steinert coverage! CBA 7 Freehold Boro 0 Evan Mahns throws a complete game shutout for his first varsity win and Pat Reilly’s solo blast highlights a balanced CBA offensive attack in a home win. Mason Wolff had a pair of hits and two RBI’s in the victory. JSZ has the highlights of Shore Conference baseball Thanks to Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of the Freehold Boro Colonials Ridge 3 Phillipsburg 0 Cooper Bobowicz didn’t care about the rainy and wet conditions when he was on the hill. “Coop” threw a gem against the Stateliners, going seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts on only 93 pitches. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and postgame reaction from Basking Ridge: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Phillipsburg athletics all year long is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club.
Watch Friday 4.5 JSZ Lacrosse Highlights
A rainy Friday in New Jersey did not prevent some big time boys lacrosse matchups. JSZ brings you Manasquan’s dominant effort vs. CBA plus a big win for the Lawrence Cardinals against Mercer County rival Steinert Manasquan 15 CBA 4 Ryan Anderson scored a career high five goals and Canyon Birch added four more to his staggering career total (290) as the Warriors stake claim as the undisputed top team in the Shore Conference with a home win. Manasquan used a seven goal second quarter to race out to a 10-2 halftime lead and controlled the game for all four quarters. JSZ has the highlights from the Shore Conference showdown: Lawrence 8 Steinert 6 The Lawrence Cardinals and the Steinert Spartans have gone head to head many times before. The Cardinals are two-time defending CVC Patriot Division Champs, and defeated Steinert in a couple of games last year to claim the title. The Cardinals walked away with the win on Friday night after a back and forth first half of play. Lawrence’s Alex Everman scored the game-high with a hat trick. Justin Krisak scored the second highest with two goals. Emet Baria, Jude Bidle and Grayson Dalton each scored one goal. The Cardinals improved their record to 4-1, and will take on Monroe on Tuesday. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Lawrenceville: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Lawrence and Steinert!
Watch Friday 1.4 JSZ Hockey Highlights
JSZ brings you three games from around the state on the New Jersey high school ice. We’ve got highlights of a top-20 showdown between Indian Hills and Lakeland, Middletown South picks up a big home win over Southern Regional, plus Freehold Boro scores a Friday night ice win. Watch all the action now! Middletown South 3 Southern Regional 1 Michael Hannigan’s power play goal in the second period proved to be the game winner and Sean Caswell made some big saves in the second period as part of his 25 stops as the Eagles won their third straight game to improve to 8-4. JSZ has the highlights from Middletown Ice World Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Middletown South is made possible by our friends at Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury Indian Hills 4 Lakeland 0 | Sam Atkinson Hat Trick No. 17 Lakeland defeated No. 13 Indian Hills back in November, and this matchup was all about the Braves getting revenge. They did just that, as Indian Hills defeated Lakeland 4-0. Junior Jason Atkinson scored a hat-trick, and the Braves improved their overall record to 10-2 for the season. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights along with a post-game reaction from Atkinson: Freehold Boro 8 Lawrence 4 Joe Crawford had a hat trick and Freehold Boro raced out to a 5-1 first period lead on the way to its eighth win of the season. JSZ has the highlights of the dominant effort by the Colonials on Friday night in Middletown: Jersey Sports Zone brought you this game thanks to the support of Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall (Freehold Boro) and Princeton Orthopaedic Associates (Lawrence)
Watch Saturday 10.13 JSZ Football Highlights
Week Six comes to a close with nine more games of highlights from around New Jersey. We get our first look at Peddie and Alabama commit John Metchie, a much anticipated rematch between South River and Hillside, plus Delbarton steps up at home against Seton Hall Prep and Mater Dei Prep makes a statement over Manasquan in a battle of unbeatens. Watch our teaser video and then scroll down to watch all our highlights. Don’t forget to come back to JSZ on Sunday to vote for Top Play and Game Balls from around the state! Delbarton 33 Seton Hall Prep 17 Michael Jarmolowich stepped up with a huge game for Delbarton with an 89-yard fumble return touchdown and a wild 10-yard touchdown catch to help the Green Wave wash out Seton Hall Prep. This week marked the fourth consecutive game Jarmolowich has scored a defensive touchdown. JSZ’s Jay Cook was in Morristown and has the highlights: West Deptford 51 St. Joseph (Hamm.) 0 Days after legendary coach Paul Sacco was suspended after St. Joseph’s school leadership learned about racially charged comments made by their students, the Wildcats had to hit the field and play football. But it wasn’t going to come easy as West Deptford came in and steamrolled St. Joseph’s to the tune of 51-0. West Deptford held St. Joseph’s to only 75 yards of offense on the day. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from South Jersey: Hillside 40 South River 13 It was the rematch we have all been waiting for! After Hillside eliminated South River last year in the first round of the playoffs, ending their undefeated season as well, the Rams were looking forward to redemption during Week 6. Hillside though, had the edge once again over South River and remain undefeated. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of South River is brought to you by Campozino Restaurant. Thank you Campozino for the continued support! Mater Dei Prep 41 Manasquan 0 Malik Ingram ran for 170 yards and three touchdowns and Rob McCoy threw two TD passes to Isaiah Alston as the Seraphs improve to 6-0 with a statement win over previously unbeaten Manasquan. JSZ has the highlights from Middletown: Rumson-Fair Haven 47 Lakewood 7 Alex Maldjian had three TD runs in the first quarter and John Volker added two scores on a TD run and a punt return to lead RFH to a 6-0 mark. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction from the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven is sponsored by Gold Coast Cadillac Peddie 53 Lawrenceville 6 After two straight losses Peddie has bounced back with a pair of wins. In their latest 53-6 victory over Lawrenceville, University of Alabama commit John Metchie and freshman running back Patrick Smith combined for 5 scores. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Lawrenceville and Peddie coverage on JSZ! Delsea 56 Woodrow Wilson 14 Harvard commit Aidan Borguet rushed for 271 yards and three touchdowns as Delsea made a South Jersey statement with a big win over Woodrow Wilson. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights: Sponsor Shoutout! Thanks to NJM Insurance, JSZ will be able to bring you great highlights from Delsea and other South Jersey high schools. Nottingham 27 Hamilton West 0 The Northstars cranked out 252 yards on the ground using a stable of runners to pick up its third straight win. Ja’ier Nelson sparked Nottingham with an 84-yard run in the second quarter to start the scoring. The Northstars defense has given up just seven points over the last three weeks. JSZ has highlights of Nottingham reaching the 5-1 mark: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Nottingham and Hamilton West is brought to you by Princeton Orhtopaedic Associates Steinert 27 Lawrence 3 Nick Wright had two TD passes to Miles Smith and added a TD run as the Spartans pick up their first win of the season. JSZ has the highlights from the WJFL: JSZ’s coverage of Steinert and Lawrence is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates
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North Hunterdon 8 Morristown 5 – North Jersey Group 4 First Round The McMahon twins combined for nine points to give the #7 seed a three-goal win over Morristown and a date with #2 seed Watchung Hills in the North Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals. Jared McMahon had three goals and two assists and Connor McMahon had three goals and an assist to lead the way. JSZ’s Courtney DuPont has highlights from the opening round of states: Rumson-Fair Haven 18 Lawrence 2 – South Jersey Group 2 First Round Kurt Bruckmann scored four goals and Drew Shaw added a hat trick as the Bulldogs scored seven times in the first quarter on the way to a convincing win in the opening round of the state playoffs. 11 different RFH players found the net in the win. Next up for the #2 seed is a Saturday home game with #10 Lacey in the quarterfinals of South Jersey Group 2. Watch the highlights from a rainy Borden Stadium in Rumson: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Lawrence is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Servpro of Eatontown/Long Branch for allowing us to capture great moments from Rumson-Fair Haven sports all year long Wall 17 Lower Cape May 4 – South Jersey Group 2 1st Round Michael McIntyre had six goals and three assists to top the 100 point mark in his senior season as the Crimson Knights used the turf field of the Long Branch Green Wave to advance to the quarterfinals of the South Jersey Group 2 state playoffs. McIntyre now has 69 goals and 33 assists on the season. JSZ has highlights of Wall’s record-tying 13th win of the season: Eastern 10 Kingsway 7 – South Jersey Group 4 1st Round Shane Bakley scored four times to lead the #8 seed past #9 Kingsway in the first round of the South Jersey Group 4 state tournament. Eastern gets the #1 seed Lenape in the SJ Group 4 quarterfinals. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from South Jersey:
Vote now for Nery’s Baseball and Softball South Jersey Game Ball 5.13!
The time has come for you to vote for the best baseball and softball players of South Jersey! Each week Nery Rodriguez will nominate 10 players from the South Jersey area, the winner will receive a Jersey Sports Zone game ball on camera at practice as part of their ceremony! Voting closes at 3 p.m. Tuesday so cast your vote below: Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Did we miss someone? Email Nery: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A special night in Rumson! Rumson-Fair Haven’s senior night was a dream come true for Bulldogs manager Jack Velcamp. The 4-foot-2 senior, who represented the United States at the World Dwarf games in basketball, got to achieve his dream of suiting up for the Budllogs. Velcamp got the start and made this layup to bring the house down. JSZ’s Jay Cook will tell the inspiring story in detail on Friday in JSZ. For now, watch the big basket and see the incredible emotion! Ocean Twp. 61 Red Bank Catholic 53 At the start of the fourth quarter we saw Ocean Township take a 36-32 lead over the Casey’s. However, Red Bank Catholic quickly rallied back to regain the lead in the opening minutes. As RBC led for most of the fourth, The Spartan’s Andrew Seager managed to tie the game at 47 in the closing seconds to send it to over time. Red Bank Catholic was no match for OT’s scoring in extra time as the Casey’s were outscored 14-6. Seager with 26 points in the upset victory helps propel Ocean Township to 11-8 on the year. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action: Thanks to Playa Bowls of Red Banks for sponsoring our Red Bank Catholic coverage on JSZ! Summit 65 Gov. Livingston 48 Summit took the lead early in the first period of this game and ran with it; however, the Highlanders did challenge that lead in the third period thanks to the offensive push by Tyler McCulloch who would get GL within three of Summit. Unfortunately, for GL though they would not gain the lead and the final score would land in Summit’s favor 65-48. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Summit is brought to you by Equinox Fitness Clubs. Thanks to Equinox JSZ will bring you the best of Hilltoppers highlights all season long! Trinity Hall 77 Keyport 50 16-0 Trinity Hall put their undefeated record to the test on Thursday evening as they took on a 9-6 Keyport, a team that has had its fair share of success in the Shore Conference this year. The Monarchs led Keyport 33-19 at the end of the first half, but when Keyport finally found momentum one of their go-to players had to leave due to injury. This caused the Monarchs to go on a scoring frenzy in the third including Nicole Ventura who along with her teammates Bridget Andrew and Caitlin Wingertzahn finished with a double double to put this one out of reach early in the fourth. Watch the highlights now: Thanks to BCB Bayshore for sponsoring our Keyport coverage! We’d also like to thank Trinity Hall for their sponsorship of Monarch’s sports on JSZ! Delsea 82 Highland 60 – Boys Javon Gordon did it all for Delsea on the road: 29 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists in a convincing win. Mike Frankel brings us the highlights: Haddon Heights 66 Haddonfield 63 – Boys Jared Latane had a huge game with 30 points to lead Haddon Heights to a big rivalry win. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel gives us the highlights from South Jersey:
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Dan Finn Classic – Jersey City Armory Hudson Catholic 67 Patrick School 59 Louis King had 26 points and seven boards as the Hawks pulled away in the fourth quarter after trailing 46-43 at the end of three quarters. King had 16 in the first half and his thunderous dunk early in the 4th started the Hawks quest to beat a Celtics team that handed them two losses last year. Valdir Manuel was outstanding for the Patrick School with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Luther Muhammad added 15 and Jahvon Quinerly had 10 points and 8 assists for Hudson Catholic who are now 6-3. Watch the highlights and post-game reaction from the Dan Finn Classic at the Jersey City Armory: Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out North Hunterdon 72 Westfield 51 This matchup was the second of seven games being played at the Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out at Montgomery high school. North Hunterdon came into this game with a 4-4 record, but right out of the gate the Lions were moving the ball well and had Westfield 40-28 by halftime. Leading scorer for the lions was Mike DeSantro with 22 points, and teammates Aham Cooks and Wes Reinagel both put up a strong defensive performance. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Westfield is brought to you by Assemblyman Jon Bramnick. Thanks to Mr. Bramnick, JSZ will be bringing you the best Blue Devils Highlights all season long! Hillsborough 46 Lawrence 40 Hillsborough and Lawrence are both off to a rocky starts this season and desperately needed today’s win. However, it was Hillsborough who came out hot in the first quarter. With a 31-11 lead at halftime, the Raiders took the win and improved to 4-5 as they head into their in-conference game next week against Hunterdon Central. Today’s leading scorer with Pat Vinchur with 10 points, check out his highlights and more: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Princeton Ortho JSZ will bring you the best of Raider athletics, all season long! Bridgewater-Raritan 75 Woodbridge 67 The 6th game in Montgomery’s Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out featured the Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers and the Woodbridge Barrons. Both teams came into the game with 5-3 records, and that may be why it was a back and forth battle all the way through the last few minutes of the fourth quarter. In the end though, it was Bridgewater who came out on top and improved to 6-3. There were two leading scorers for the Panthers, Sterling and Doug Collins, who each had 16 points. Full highlights now available: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Bridgewater is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates and Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to these two generous sponsors, Jersey Sports Zone will bring your highlights of the Panthers all season long! Montgomery 49 Somerville 30 Montgomery, the host team of the annual Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out, dominated this game from the start. Rohan Prakash was the Cougars’ leading scorer with 13 points, 4/5 from the foul line, and Riley Greene contributed 11 points, making 2 3FGS, leading Montgomery to their eighth win this season. Full highlights now available: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of the Montgomery Cougars is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Princeton Ortho JSZ will bring you the best of Cougars highlights all year long! Trinity Hall 67 Point Pleasant Beach 54 The Monarchs got a triple-double from Bridget Andree (29 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals) to get to 8-0 on the season. JSZ has the highlights from a sensational performance by the Trinity Hall senior: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have Trinity Hall join our team as one of our sponsors. JSZ will have highlights and features of the Monarchs sports programs all year long. Visit trinityhallnj.org to learn more about Monmouth County’s independent college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition Trenton Catholic 75 Trenton 57 The biggest game in Trenton saw some high flying action as Gil St. Bernard transfer, Khalif Battle showed why he was one of the best players in South Jersey. The Iron Mike’s got off to a slow start, but picked it up nearing the of the first quarter to put on a dominating 75-57 performance for victory over Trenton. Watch the highlights: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Trenton Catholic and Trenton coverage on JSZ! Allentown 65 Robbinsville 35 The 5-1 Allentown Red Birds put on a stellar performance against Robbinsville on Saturday. Ryan Weiss dropped 20 in the 65-35 win over the Ravens. Allentown proving they might be the team next to Notre Dame to beat in the CVC. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ!
Hopewell valley remains undefeated with shutout
Lawrence 0 Hopewell Valley 1- Boys Ice Hockey Hopewell Valley came into Wednesday’s match up against Lawrence with a bullseye on their back as they are currently ranked 10th in Group C, but more importantly sit atop of the Colonial Valley Conference at the number one spot. The Bulldogs are now 5-0-1 thanks to some hard pressing defense and a score from Senior Captain Colin Hayward. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was the for the call! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Lawrence and Hopewell Valley on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Cardinals and Bulldogs sports all year long! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
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Rumson Fair Haven 35 Lawrence 6- Week 10 Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for our Lawrence coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Cardinals sports all year long! Thank you to Servproof Eatontown/ Long Branch for our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Watch JSZ Friday Week 10 Playoff Highlights Show
The post-season has begun in New Jersey high school football. Jersey Sports Zone kicks off our playoff coverage with ten games of high definition highlights from around the state . Click above to watch highlights from the following games Saint John Vianney 45 Camden Catholic 40: Johnny Buchanan 29 carries, 294 yards, 2 TD’s Brick Township 28 Allentown 0: Cole Groschel TD run, TD pass, TD catch, 2 INT’s Long Branch 20 Middletown South 0: Jermaine Corbett 20 carries, 168 yards, TD Old Bridge 24 Trenton 6: Anthony Imbimbo: 24 carries, 106 yards, 2 TD’s Somerville 51 Ewing 12: Robert Fiorentino 23 carries, 215 yards, 3 TD’s Bridgewater-Raritan 41 Watchung Hills 0: Anthony Goffe 34 carries, 211 yards, 2 TD’s Rumson-Fair Haven 36 Lawrence 6: Peter Lucas 3 TD runs Point Pleasant Boro 41 Raritan 12: James Fara 11 carries, 170 yards, 4 TD’s Millville 20 Williamstown 14: Clayton Scott game winning TD in OT Gateway 28 Woodstown 8: Logan Cruet 76 yard punt return TD and 10 yard TD reception Jersey Sports Zone’s High School Football Coverage Jersey Sports Zone is excited to cover the entire state of New Jersey with our high definition highlights and features. We will post full highlight shows with Friday and Saturday high school football action. Don’t forget you can download our App for free from the App Store or Google Play and get all of our videos right on your smartphone. On Sunday, we will nominate the top plays captured by our cameras for the JSZ Football Play of the Week and we’ll honor top performers with nominations for our Game Balls. We ask you to cast your vote from Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon. Our Play of the Week winners will be honored at our statewide football banquet in December. Our Game Ball winners will have JSZ cameras come to practice mid-week to hand out a pigskin in front of the entire team. Here’s a look at just some of our Saturday games: Don Bosco Prep at St. Peter’s, Red Bank Catholic at St. Joe’s-Montvale, Holy Cross at Mater Dei Prep, Freehold Boro at Nottingham Coaches: Send your Game Ball nominees by Saturday night to be considered: email@example.com (Shore), firstname.lastname@example.org (WJFL), email@example.com (Mid State 38), firstname.lastname@example.org (GMC and Big North) SAVE THE DATE- JSZ Football Banquet Coming up on Thursday, December 7, we will honor the top football players in the state with our inaugural JSZ Football Banquet. The APA hotel in Woodbridge will host our event that will feature dinner and video highlights of the top players in the state. Our Plays of the Week winners and Plays of the Year winners as voted on by the fans will also be honored. Coaches, we are seeking nominations for our All-Zone team. We will honor the top ten players in the state in each position as selected by our committee. Please email email@example.com if you have a player that we need to consider.
Cast your vote now for Week 9 game ball- WJFL
Ji’Ayir Brown took home Nery’s WJFL Week 8 game ball for his 2 TD performance against Allentown. This week we have reloaded with a whole new group of finalists and it’s up to you to decide who should take home the game ball for week 8. Best of luck to all nominees, cast your vote below! Take Our Poll Last week’s winner: Each week, JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez posts ten nominees from outstanding performances in the WJFL. Voting is open now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winner of the poll will get a JSZ Game Ball presented during a mid-week practice with his teammates. Coaches: You can nominate your top performer every week. Just drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Saturday evening and we’ll nominate your player. Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Vote now for Nery’s Week 4 game ball-WJFL
Each week, JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez posts ten nominees from outstanding performances in the WJFL. Voting is open now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winner of the poll will get a JSZ Game Ball presented during a mid-week practice with his teammates. Take Our Poll Last Week’s Game Ball Winner from Nery Rodriguez Coaches: You can nominate your top performer every week. Just drop a line to email@example.com no later than Saturday evening and we’ll nominate your player. Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Watch Hamilton West-Lawrence Week 1 Highlights
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Watch JSZ’s Friday Week One Highlights Show
Jersey Sports Zone thanks our sponsors for giving us the opportunity to bring you great high school football action from every part of the state. We bring you great highlights and post-game interviews every Friday and Saturday here on Jersey Sports Zone. Click above to watch highlights from the following games: DePaul Catholic 35 Paramus Catholic 14 – Ta’Quan Roberson: 266 yards passing, 3 total TD’s Red Bank Catholic 47 Middletown South 10 – Zack Bair: 7 carries, 156 yards, 2 TD’s South Brunswick 35 Old Bridge 6 – Justin Shorter: 165 total yards, 3 TD’s Rumson-Fair Haven 56 Raritan 13 – Pete Lucas: 4 TD runs Hillsborough 24 Elizabeth 0 – Tyler Boatwright: 12 carries, 129 yards, 2 TD’s Long Branch 28 Manasquan 19 – TJ Fosque: 6 catches, 178 yards, 3 TD’s Shore Regional 12 Asbury Park 6 (OT) – Gil Goldsmith: 4 yard TD in OT Burlington 29 Notre Dame 6 – Grozinski: 7/11 passing, 135 yards, 1 TD Hamilton West 31 Lawrence 28 – Dominick Cooper: 33 yard FG with :02 remaining Vineland 28 Bridgeton 8 – Isaih Pacheco: 227 passing yards, 106 rushing yards Woodrow Wilson 26 Highland Regional 20 – Nick Kargman: 14/20, 260 passing yards, 3 TD’s Edison 28 Monroe 16 – Donavan Benoit: 15 carries, 159 yards, 2 TD’s Jersey Sports Zone’s High School Football Coverage Jersey Sports Zone is excited to cover the entire state of New Jersey with our high definition highlights and features. We will post full highlight shows with Friday and Saturday high school football action. Don’t forget you can download our App for free from the App Store or Google Play and get all of our videos right on your smartphone. On Sunday, we will nominate the top plays captured by our cameras for the JSZ Football Play of the Week and we’ll honor top performers with nominations for our Game Balls. We ask you to cast your vote from Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon. Our Play of the Week winners will be honored at our statewide football banquet in December. Our Game Ball winners will have JSZ cameras come to practice mid-week to hand out a pigskin in front of the entire team.Our Saturday highlights show will have 10 more games of action including: Don Bosco Prep at Seton Hall Prep, Freehold Township at Freehold Boro, Immaculata at Plainfield and Holmdel at Monmouth Regional Coaches: Send your Game Ball nominees by Saturday night to be considered: firstname.lastname@example.org (Shore), email@example.com (WJFL), firstname.lastname@example.org (Mid State 38), email@example.com (GMC and Big North) Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Pemberton opens NJ football slate with last second win
Pemberton 20 Lawrence 17 Tyshene Williams caught a game winning TD pass with nine seconds left in the game and sealed a victory with an interception as Pemberton came back to top Lawerence 20-17 in a thrilling final minute. Deon McLean’s 5-yard touchdown gave Lawerence a 17-13 lead with 48 seconds left, but Pemberton was able to march down the field and set the stage for the game winner. Sophomore quarterback Octaveous Sharkey fired a perfect slant to Williams with nine ticks left on the clock. Jersey Sports Zone kicks off our statewide high school coverage with exciting highlights and post-game reaction from the very first game of the season: Sponsor Shout Out! Jersey Sports Zone is supported by great sponsors who support their hometown teams. We’re excited to welcome Princeton Orthopaedic Associates on the JSZ team. Princeton Orthopaedic Associates are sponsoring 24 high schools and letting us capture great moments in all sports throughout the upcoming school year. Jersey Sports Zone’s High School Football Coverage Jersey Sports Zone is excited to cover the entire state of New Jersey with our high definition highlights and features. We will post full highlight shows with Friday and Saturday high school football action. Don’t forget you can download our App for free at the App Store or Google Play and get all of our videos right on your smartphone. On Sunday, we will nominate the top plays captured by our cameras for the JSZ Football Play of the Week and we’ll honor top performers with nominations for our Game Balls. We ask you to cast your vote from Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon. Our Play of the Week winners will be honored at our statewide football banquet in December. Our Game Ball winners will have JSZ cameras come to practice mid-week to hand out a pigskin in front of the entire team. Coming up on Friday night – highlights from 12 games around the state including: Union City at St. Peter’s Prep, Don Bosco Prep at Byrnes, Bound Brook at Dunellen, Southern Regional at Central, Palumbo at Trenton, St. Augustine at Malvern our Saturday highlights show will have 6 more games of action including: DePaul at Bergen Catholic, Deerfield Park at St. Joe’s-Montvale, Hamilton at Princeton and Ocean Township at Monmouth Regional Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.