Watch Thursday 5.30 JSZ Girls Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
We’re down to the state semifinals as sectional champions look to punch a ticket to Kean University for Saturday’s state finals. Jersey Sports Zone has coverage of Manasquan vs. Haddonfield in Group 2 and Princeton vs. Eastern in Group 4. Haddonfield 14 Manasquan 9 – Group 2 State Semifinal The No. 5 Bulldawgs built an 11-3 halftime lead and then held off the No. 19 Warriors down the stretch. Gabi Conner led the way with five goals in the win for the Haddons. Caroline Beckett, Mia Rothstein and Ashley Campo all chipped in with two goals apiece. Janie Cowley scored four goals for Manasquan in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights, as the Haddons advance to face No. 12 Madison in the Group 2 state final: Coverage of Haddonfield is proudly brought to you by NJM Insurance. No. 17 Eastern 9 No. 16 Princeton 8 – Group 4 State Semifinal The Eastern Vikings defeated the Princeton Tigers 9-8 on Thursday afternoon, advancing to the Group 4 State Final. Cincinnati commit, Dani Mlkvy, scored three goals for Eastern. Freshman University of North Carolina field hockey commit, Ryleigh Heck, scored two goals. Princeton’s Fairfield commit, Eva Petrone, scored three goals as well. The Vikings will face Ridgewood on Saturday for the Group 4 Final. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Moorestown: Thank you to Cooper University Health Care for sponsoring our coverage of Eastern! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High School coverage!
Watch Friday 5.24 JSZ Girls Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
Sectional champions were crowned around the state on Friday, as we’re down to the final four in each group. Check back throughout the night for championship highlights and reaction! (2) Notre Dame 10 (1) Red Bank Regional 6 – Central Group 3 Final The Notre Dame Irish took home their second Central Jersey Group 3 title in the past three years, defeating Red Bank Regional 10-6. Notre Dame’s Jessica Pisani scored the game-high with five goals. Julia DellAngelo and Danielle Losier each scored two goals. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Little Silver: Thank you to Ryser’s Landscape Supply for sponsoring our Red Bank Regional coverage! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Notre Dame coverage! (1) Princeton 10 (2) Rancocas Valley 5 – Central Group 4 Final Top-seeded Princeton captured its second straight Central Jersey Group 4 title with a 10-5 win over second seed Rancocas Valley. The No. 19 Tigers trailed 4-2 at the half off of four scores from RV’s Madelyn Uetz, but in the second act Princeton showed why it is the defending champ. Kate Becker and Shaylah Marciano tied the game with two early goals before Michigan commit Mariana Lopez-Ona joined in on the fun to eventually push that lead to 9-5 in the closing minutes. Becker finished with a pair of goals while Marciano and Lopez-Ona each had hat tricks. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton coverage! (2) Madison 11 (1) Rumson-Fair Haven 5 – North 2 Group 2 Final The #2 Madison Dodgers ended #1 Rumson-Fair Haven’s 14-game winning streak in an upset win on Friday afternoon, advancing to the Group 2 State Semifinals. The Dodgers led by three at the half. Madison’s Ginny Taylor scored the game-high with four goals. Boston University commit Lauren Kaye scored three goals for the Dodgers. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Rumson: Thank you to Gold Coast Cadillac for sponsoring our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage! (1) Haddonfield 15 (2) Camden Catholic 8 – South Group 2 Final The Haddons captured their third consecutive sectional title, and their second straight against the Irish. Gabi Connor led the way with five goals in the win. Caroline Beckett scored four goals for the 6th-ranked Bulldawgs. Kate Walsh scored three goals for Camden Catholic in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from Haddonfield: Coverage of Haddonfield and Camden Catholic is brought to you by NJM Insurance.
Watch Tuesday 5.21 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
We’re now in the thick of the lacrosse state playoffs and Jersey Sports Zone has action from both the boys’ and girls’ bracket as the season quickly comes to a close. Check out all the highlights below! (1) Seton Hall Prep 10 (9) Pope John 2 – Boys – Non-Public A Quarterfinals Although they might have been plagued by a slow start, Seton Hall Prep was all business in the second half as they scored nine unanswered goals to take down Pope John in the sectional quarterfinals. Four Prep players scored at least two goals in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from West Orange: (2) Camden Catholic 9 (3) Middle Twp. 8 – Girls – South Group 2 Semifinal The Irish rallied from three goals down in the second half to punch a ticket back to a sectional final. Brynn Eilbacher scored the game-winner with 20 seconds left. Eilbacher finished with two goals on the day, with Kate Walsh leading the way for Camden Catholic with four goals. La Salle commit Kira Sides led the Panthers with four goals in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction as the Irish advance to face top-seeded Haddonfield in the South Jersey Group 2 title game: Coverage of Camden Catholic is brought to you by NJM Insurance. (1) Manasquan 10 (5) Cinnaminson 8 – Girls – Central Group 2 Semifinal The #1 Manasquan Warriors advanced to the Central Group 2 Final on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Cinnaminson 10-8. The Warriors went into the second half fired up, scoring seven goals. Ohio State commit, Janie Cowley, scored the game-high with four goals. High Point commit, Jenna Harms, put in the second highest with three goals. Manasquan will play in the Central Jersey Group 2 sectional final on Friday. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Manasquan: Thank you to NJM Insurance for sponsoring our coverage of Cinnaminson! (1) Princeton 21 (4) Howell 4 – Girls – Central Group 4 Semifinal No. 16 in the NJ Top 20, Princeton advanced to its second consecutive Central Group 4 Final with a win over Howell. The Tigers wasted no time taking a lead thanks to Kathryn DeMilt who landed a hat trick with 13 minutes remaining in the first half to give Princeton a 7-1 lead. DeMilt would finish with six goals total on the day while Marianna Lopez-Ona and Eva Petrone both had four. Reigning sectional champs Princeton advances to take on second-seeded Rancocas Valley in the final on 5/24. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton coverage!
Watch Thursday 5.9 JSZ County Championship Lacrosse Highlights
It’s another tournament Thursday of JSZ lax highlights! JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the Mercer County boys and girls championships while Rich Chrampanis has an outstanding Shore Conference boys semifinal battle between Shore Regional and CBA Princeton Day 7 Notre Dame 6 – Boys – Mercer County Final Top seeded Princeton Day captured its fourth straight Mercer County Tournament Title with a 7-6 comeback win over second seed Notre Dame. The Panthers fell behind 6-4 at halftime before a goal from Cal Caputo ignited things to begin the third. Jake Bennett would then follow it up with two more scores to take the lead. In the final quarter rather than try to attack PDS focus more on defense and held the ball to let time wind down. Bennett ended the day with a hat trick while goalie Connor Green had 10 saves. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton Day and Notre Dame coverage! Lawrenceville 13 Princeton 7 – Girls – Mercer County Final Number one seed Lawrenceville captured its third consecutive Mercer County Tournament Championship with a 13-7 win over second seed Princeton. Big Red got out to a 7-2 lead at halftime thanks to a five goal effort from Princeton University commit Olivia Koch. However, the No. 17 Tigers rallied back to begin the second half thanks to a pair of scores from Mariana Lopez-Ona and Eva Petrone to cut the lead to 7-6. Koch, who would finish the day with six goals total added another score before Caroline Foster and Natalie Schur tacked on a pair of goals of their own to secure the victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Lawrenceville coverage! CBA 8 Shore Regional 7 – Shore Conference Tournament Boys Semifinal Kyle Aldridge found the upper left corner with 3:13 to go in the 4th quarter to give the Colts a return trip to the Shore Conference finals and a rematch with top seed Manasquan. CBA raced out to a 4-0 lead before Shore scored four straight to tie the game at halftime. Aldridge scored three goals to lead the CBA attack. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from a great semifinal game at Long Branch High:
JSZ Honors All-State Hockey Team, Sedlak wins Player of the Year Honors
The New Jersey Devils and Jersey Sports Zone hosted the second annual JSZ Hockey Banquet at the Prudential Center. Thanks to our partnership with the Devils, our All-State players and their families watched our All-Zone presentation followed by watching the Devils 3-1 win over the Sabres at The Rock! Tyler Sedlak wins JSZ Hockey Player of the Year The Don Bosco Prep forward committed to play Division I hockey at Holy Cross just one day prior to winning JSZ’s top hockey honor. Sedlak scored 40 goals in the Gordon Conference and helped lead the Ironmen to their first ever state championship on the ice. He follows his former teammate and best friend Mickey Burns as the first two winners of the award. JSZ’s Mike Frankel caught up with the winner at our Hockey Banquet in Newark: JSZ Player of the Year Balloting Thanks to the 29 coaches and media members for casting their vote for our Player of the Year. Each vote is counted equally, with 3 points for a first place vote, 2 points for 2nd and 1 point for 3rd Coaches: Greg Toskos – Don Bosco, Bruce Shatel – Delbarton, Tom Bunting – Gloucester Catholic, Ryan Bogan – CBA, Rich McLaughlin – Randolph, Mick Messemer – Saint John Vianney, Chris Tommins – Hillsborough, Scott Garrow – Pingry, Anthony Matarazzo – Rumson-Fair Haven, Tony Nemati – Middletown South, Brandon Herr – Chatham, Don Wood – Middletown North, Mike Celano – Freehold Township, Mike Atkinson – Seton Hall Prep, Tim Fingerhut – Saint Augustine Prep, Tom Keough – Bergen Catholic, Jerry Minter – Monroe, Joe Pelliccio – Central Regional, Ryan Brown – Pope John, Larry Mahurter – St. Joe-Montvale Media: Rich Chrampanis – JSZ, Jay Cook – JSZ, Madison Bess – JSZ, Nery Rodriguez – JSZ, Hockey Clan, Morris-Sussex Hockey Report, Andrew Koob – NJ.com, Brian Bobal – NJ.com, Name High School 1st 2nd 3rd Total Tyler SedlakDon Bosco Prep136152 Liam McLinskeyDon Bosco Prep45527 Mike BalzarottiDelbarton07721 Jude KurtasHillsborough32418 Alex KonovalovRidge22313 TJ SchweigardtDon Bosco Prep31213 Dom GarozzoGloucester Catholic1116 John GuttSaint John Vianney0113 Meet the 2019 JSZ All-Zone Hockey Team GoaliesDefensemanForwardsAward Winners Brett Cleaves, DelbartonDamien Carfagna, Don Bosco PrepTom Colucci, Seton Hall PrepTyler Sedlak, Don Bosco Prep - 2019 JSZ Player of the Year Marcus Fabiunke, RidgeLogan Heroux, CBAKyle Contessa, CBA Matt Schoer, Pope JohnBrendan Karnish, Saint Augustine PrepJames Falivene, DelbartonLiam McLInskey, Don Bosco Prep - 2019 Finalist Max Schwarz, Don Bosco PrepTJ Schweigardt, Don Bosco PrepSam Fishteyn, MonroeMike Balzarotti, Delbarton, 2019 Finalist Ronan Hickey, RFH - JSZ Save of the YearSean Vlasich, Northern HighlandsMatt Franzoni, ManasquanJude Kurtas, Hillsborough, 2019 Finalist Mike Franzoni, Manasquan Anthony Galante, Marlboro Dom Garozzo, Gloucester Catholic John Gutt, Saint John Vianney Alex Konovalov, Ridge Nick LaBianca, Jackson Liberty Sean Murray, Morris Knolls Tom Pryymak, Summit Dave Renzulli, Madison Jason Siedem, Madison Steven Spetz, Pope John Greg Spitznagel, Summit Aidan Trainor, Princeton Max Williams, Delbarton Jason Wolff, Hillsborough JT Zangara, Randolph Matt Zdanowicz, Saint Peter's Prep
Watch NJSIAA Girls Wrestling State Championship Finals
Jersey Sports Zone is excited to bring you full highlights and interviews of every match during the inaugural 2019 girls wrestling state championships from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Stay tuned throughout the night for extensive coverage of all 10 finals. 100 pounds: Sydney Petzinger, Parsippany, major decision vs. Jasmine Aizley, Allentown, 10-0 105 pounds: Chloë Ayres, Princeton, major decision vs. Randi Miley, High Point, 13-2 111 pounds: Bella Serrano, Manasquan, defeats Daniela Tacuri, West Orange, 6-4 (Sudden Victory) 118 pounds: Cristine Gavasheli, Raritan, pins Angelina Romero, Notre Dame, 2:31 127 pounds: Stephanie Andrade, Hunterdon Central, pins Kayla Gregory, Jackson Memorial, 1:48 136 pounds: Jesse Johnson, Manalapan, pins Jaala Williams, Montclair, 1:39 147 pounds: Gabby Miller, Monroe, defeats Amanda Pace, North Bergen, 6-3 161 pounds: Jewel Gonzalez, Phillipsburg, pins Diane Johnson, Millville, 0:53 Gonzalez named Most Outstanding Wrestler 185 pounds: Erin Emery, Teaneck, pins Mia Lazaurs, Raritan, 2:47 235 pounds: Kaila Mungo, Rancocas Valley, defeats Kiera Hubmaster, Kittatinny, 2-1 (tie-breaker)
Watch Friday 3.1 JSZ Playoff Basketball Highlights
What’s better than playoff basketball? Not much! Jersey Sports Zone had cameras up and down the state for Friday action on both the boys and girls side. We’ll have highlights coming from Ranney’s dominant win over Trenton Catholic; Gill St. Bernard’s scoring a blowout win at home; Freehold Township exploding in the 2nd half over Monroe; Lincoln knocking off defending section champ RFH; Cherokee outlasting Toms River North and Middletown South sending a message with a double-digit win over Princeton. Enjoy the action! Gill St. Bernard’s 60 St. Mary’s (Elizabeth) 38 – Boys Non-Public North B Quarterfinals Despite it being a playoff game it was just another day at the office for No. 3 in the NJ Top 20, Gill St. Bernard’s. After a close first half the Knights led by Rutgers commit Paul Mulcahy put on an impressive offensive performance to walk away with a 60-38 victory over No. 17 St. Mary’s (Elizabeth). Mulcahy finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists while Tristian Jeffries had 15 points. GSB will face Montclair Immaculate in the Non-Public North B Semifinals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Ranney 68 Trenton Catholic 54 – Boys Non-Public “B” South 2nd Round Bryan Antoine led four Panthers in double digits with 19 as the Panthers sizzled in the first quarter with seven three-pointers to build a lead they never surrendered. Scottie Lewis scored 17, Phil Wheeler added 16 and Alex Klatsky had four triples for 12. Ranney will host Rutgers Prep on Monday in the sectional semifinals. JSZ has the highlights from Tinton Falls: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Trenton Catholic is made possible thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Freehold Township 58 Monroe 47 – Boys Central Jersey Group 4 Semifinal Freehold Township had trouble finding the basket in the first half, but came out in the third quarter with a new defensive gameplan to take down Monroe. Greg Billups led the Patriots with 22 points in the win. Freehold Township will face off against No. 1 seed Trenton in the sectional final. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Freehold: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all Monroe athletics is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Cherokee 53 Toms River North 47 – Boys South Jersey Group 4 Semifinal Cherokee played a total team game Friday night against Toms River North by playing tough defense and scoring well in transition to get past the Mariners and into the South Jersey Group 4 finale. The Chiefs were led by Damian Smith and Anthony DiCaro in the win, who each scored 13 points. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has all the highlights from Marlton: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all Toms River North athletics is proudly brought to you by CJA Construction! Lincoln 49 Rumson-Fair Haven 44 – Boys Central Jersey Group 2 Semifinal Donte Darby had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Lions to a win over the defending sectional champ. Darby hauled down two critical rebounds in the final minute and went three of four from the free throw line in that span. Ian O’Connor led all scorers with 26 points for RFH in his final high school game. Lincoln will face Manasquan in the Central Jersey Group 2 final on Monday. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction from a wild fourth quarter in Rumson: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven is brought to you by Gold Coast Cadillac (1) Middletown South 53 (4) Princeton 31 – Girls Central Jersey Group 4 Semifinal The Middletown South Eagles defeated Princeton in a blowout win on Friday night, advancing to the Central Jersey Group 4 Final. Middletown South’s Kayla Richardson scored the game-high of 17 points. Stephanie Mayerhofer was right behind her with 16 points. The Eagles will take on #1 Marlboro on Mar. 5 for the Final. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the full highlights from Middletown: Sponsors! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Middletown South is being brought to you by Monmouth Building Center! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton High School is being brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates!
Watch JSZ 2.25 Playoff Hockey Highlights
State playoff hockey is in full swing! Jersey Sports Zone was at three hockey rinks to capture state hockey quarterfinal action, including highlights from Hillsborough’s rout over Ocean, Westfield showing up big-time against Princeton and a test Shore Conference battle between Middletown South and Point Boro. Stay tuned for all the action! Hillsborough 7 Ocean 3 – Public A Quarterfinals Top-seeded Hillsborough lit the lamp seven times in a quarterfinal rout over Ocean in Flemington. Jude Kurtas powered the win with a six-point game (2 goals, 4 assists) and captured his 200th career point while Jason Wolff and Lleyton Soares each scored twice. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone was able to be on hand and capture these great Hillsborough highlights thanks to our loyal sponsor, Princeton Orthopaedic Associates! Middletown South 3 Point Pleasant Boro 1 – Public B Quarterfinals Freshman Nate Block’s wrist shot with 1:59 to go in the third period broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Eagles a spot in the Public B Semifinals and a matchup with top seed Randolph. The Eagles took a 1-0 lead on a Demetri Forand shot from the point and the Panthers drew even thanks to an Eddie Coyne shorthanded goal. JSZ has the highlights of two Shore Conference foes leaving it all out on the ice in a great state playoff game Thanks to Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury for sponsoring our Middletown South coverage and giving us a chance to capture this great memory for the Middletown South hockey program Westfield 6 Princeton 3 – Public B Quarterfinals Westfield advanced to the Public B Semifinal round with a 6-3 win over Princeton. The McInnis Cup champs were able to control the pace of the game by getting a comfortable 4-0 lead after two periods of play. Despite Princeton countering with two goals in the home stretch, Matt Beke scored a pair of goals to help secure the victory. Beke and Anthony Oliveri both finished two scores each. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsors! Thank you to the office of Assemblyman Jon Bramnick for sponsoring our Westfield coverage! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton coverage!
Red Bank Regional Hosts First Ever NJSIAA Girls Wrestling Region Championships
Female wrestlers from all over the state of New Jersey came together at Red Bank Regional on Sunday night, competing in the first ever Girls Wrestling Region Champs. Each one of these wrestlers went down in New Jersey High School Athletics history, as they each represented their high schools at this brand new Championship. The girls who wrestle for their high school teams are used to being surrounded by mostly boys. However, Sunday night was the first time that female wrestlers in the state of New Jersey wrestled only against other females. The wrestlers who won their matches from the North and South Jersey Finals on Sunday night, will also be competing at the NJSIAA State Championships in Atlantic City at the end of February in just under two weeks. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the North Jersey Finals highlights and post-match reaction from Red Bank: Sponsor! Thank you to the Garnet Booster Club for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Phillipsburg High School! Thank you to Ryser’s Landscape Supply for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Phillipsburg High School! JSZ’s Madison Bess has the South Jersey Finals highlights from Red Bank: Sponsor! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton, Allentown and Notre Dame is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates!
Watch Friday 2.15 JSZ Hockey Highlights!
It’s Cup season in New Jersey high school hockey. We’ve got the Gordon Cup thriller between Don Bosco Prep and Delbarton plus the Kelly Cup comes down to a last minute goal. We also have the Mennen Cup and Mercer County titles on the ice! Don Bosco Prep 5 Delbarton 3 – Gordon Cup Final On a night with plenty of action between the state’s top two teams, it was Don Bosco Prep defenseman TJ Schweighardt coming through and powering the Ironmen to a Gordon Cup final win behind a hat trick. The game was back and forth, even with Delbarton holding onto a 3-1 lead at one point. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Codey Arena: Hun 9 Princeton 4 – Mercer County Tournament Final The Hun School won its sixth straight Mercer County Tournament Championship with a 9-4 win over Princeton. The Raiders were led by Captain Brian Nelson who finished the night with a hat trick and capped off the season with 50 points. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Hun coverage! Millburn 2 Cranford 1 Jack Williams power-play goal with 54.1 seconds give the Millers their second straight Kelly Cup title. The two teams traded goals in the first four minutes and then settled in for a defensive tussle. Cranford goalie Henry Devenny made a number of high quality saves as part of his 31 stop effort, but Millburn dominated the shots on goal (33-15) and persevered in the final minute. JSZ has the highlights of a great game along with post-game reaction from Codey Arena: Madison 3 Randolph 1 – Mennen Cup Final The #2 Madison Dodgers made history on Friday night, defeating the #1 Randolph Rams for their first ever Mennen Cup! The score was 1-1 going into the second period, after Dave Renzulli put up a point for the Dodgers. In the third period, it was Boston College commit, Jason Siedem who scored the tiebreaker. The Dodgers took the lead 2-1, and Renzulli scored the third on an open net. Madison’s goalie, Matt Ubertaccio, also had 28 saves for the night. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Mennen Arena, during this historic moment:
Watch Wednesday 2.13 JSZ Hockey Highlights
Cup season is in full swing! JSZ had cameras around the state to capture a absolute must-see goal from Delbarton as the Green Wave move onto the Gordon Cup finals, Princeton winning a Mercer County shootout against Notre Dame and St. Joe’s (Mont.) scoring three-straight to win a thriller against Northern Highlands. Stay tuned for all the action! Delbarton 3 CBA 0 – Gordon Cup Semifinals Michael Balzarotti nearly blew the roof off of Aspen Ice Wednesday night when he undressed CBA’s defense en route to one of the wildest goals JSZ has captured all season long. That goal, along with a shutout from sophomore sensation Brett Cleaves, punched Delbarton’s ticket to the Gordon Cup finals Friday night. Delbarton is the two-time Gordon Cup defending champs. JSZ’s Jay Cook has all the highlights from Randolph: Princeton 8 Notre Dame 5 – Mercer County Tournament Semifinals Princeton advanced to their third straight Mercer County Tournament Final with an 8-5 win over Colonial Valley Conference rival Notre Dame. An overwhelming first period by the Lil Tigers had them in front 4-1 heading into intermission, but Notre Dame continued to answer back all the way up to the final period when they trailed by two scores. Princeton’s Aidan Trainor pulled in a haul, finishing with four goals. They will face the Hun School of Princeton in the Championship for a third straight year also. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both St. Joe’s (Mont.) 3 Northern Highlands 2 – Big North Gold Cup Semifinal It was an exciting night at the Ice Vault, as the #1 SJR Green Knights took on the #5 Northern Highland Highlanders for the Big North Gold Cup Semifinal. The Highlanders led the way in the first period, scoring two goals. However, the Green Knights came back in the third period, scoring two. Aiden Garabed tied the game, forcing it into an overtime period. Garabed then scored the game-winning goal about seven minutes into overtime. St. Joe’s advanced, and will take on #2 Indian Hills in the Big North Gold Cup Final. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Wayne:
No. 9 St. John Vianney Ice Hockey Team Remains Unbeaten!
The No. 9 SJV Lancers defeated No. 15 Princeton High School on Thursday night, improving their overall record to 8-0-2 for the season. SJV’s Dom Troisi scored two goals and had one assist. He now has 9 goals for the season along with John Gutt. Gutt scored one goal and had two assists. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and a post-game reaction from Troisi: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High School coverage!
Vote now for NJ Devils December Hockey Goals of the Month!
Jersey Sports Zone is excited to team with the New Jersey Devils for a second straight year to honor outstanding highlights from New Jersey high school hockey. We’re asking your vote for the top hockey goal of December captured by JSZ cameras. We have 10 great nominees from all around the state. Our poll stays open through Monday at 3:00 pm. The winner of the poll will get one of our 5 spots for our plays of the month segment. The other four slots are selected by the Devils and JSZ staff. Our Top 5 goals for December will be honored during the Devils game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Prudential Center on January 14th. Watch some great goals and cast your vote! Take Our Poll The Devils give our Plays of the Month winners an incredible experience. Our top 5 goal scorers from December will meet a Devils player prior to the game against the Blackhawks on January 14th, followed by dinner and the Top 5 goals played on the world’s largest indoor arena scoreboard during the second intermission. Take a look at last year’s December Plays of the Month winners who got to spend time with Miles Wood:
Watch Friday 12.21 JSZ Hockey Highlights
We are on the ice for three games around New Jersey. Watch highlights of the Don Bosco Prep/Bergen Catholic rivalry, plus a shootout in Middletown between Marlboro and Manalapan and a Mercer County battle between Notre Dame and Princeton. Don Bosco Prep 6 Bergen Catholic 3 Don Bosco Prep’s offense was relentless Friday as they ripped off 63 shots and pumped in six goals to take down rival Bergen Catholic at the Ice Vault in Wayne. Don Bosco Prep’s Liam McLinskey nabbed his first career hat trick and Tyler Sedlak had a four-point game (1 G, 3 A). JSZ’s Jay Cook has all the highlights: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone loves partnering with great sponsors to bring you a high level of video highlights. Coverage of all Bergen Catholic athletics is brought to you by Equinox Fitness Clubs. Princeton 6 Notre Dame 5 Princeton recovered from back to back losses with a 6-5 win over Colonial Valley Conference rival Notre Dame Friday afternoon. The Little Tigers trailed 2-1 after the first period, but got a surge from Junior Aidan Trainor who would finish the game with a hat trick. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Notre Dame coverage! Marlboro 6 Manalapan 4 Anthony Galante scored two goals as the Mustangs scored a pair of third period goals to remain unbeaten at 3-0-2. A wild first period saw eight goals in the net and a 4-4 game. Following a scoreless second period, Pat LoRusso scored the game winner early in the third period. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction from Middletown Ice World:
Watch Monday 12.17 JSZ Hoops Highlights
Girls basketball takes center stage on Monday as we bring you three games including top 10 state powers Manasquan and Saint Rose. We also have a big Shore Conference boys showdown between Manasquan and Rumson-Fair Haven. St. Rose 55 Red Bank Catholic 42 St. Rose made a statewide announcement Monday night that they’ll be one of New Jersey’s toughest girls hoops teams after a big test against Red Bank Catholic. Metuchen transfer Brynn Farrell slid right into the lineup and dropped 28 points in her second game as a Purple Rose. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from a packed house in Belmar: Sponsor Shoutout! Thanks to Playa Bowls of Red Bank, Jersey Sports Zone is able to capture highlights all season long from Red Bank Catholic athletics. Manasquan 65 Rumson Fair-Haven 48 – Boys After being the clear favorite in the Shore Conference a year ago Rumson-Fair Haven looked to continue their reign as Central Group 2 champions, but a fired up Manasquan team had statement plans of their own. The Warriors trailed by six at halftime then by nine to begin the third quarter before getting an emotional boost from Brad McCabe to finally go ahead 41-38 at the end of three. In the fourth quarter Manasquan padded that lead by abandoning the three point shot that had sparked their comeback and finished the game at the free throw line. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Gold Coast Cadillac for sponsoring our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage on Jersey Sports Zone! Manasquan 50 Rumson-Fair Haven 35 – Girls Basketball Faith Masonius poured in 25 points and Lola Mullaney added 17 as the #2 ranked Lady Warriors are off to a 2-0 start. JSZ gets our first look at the defending T of C champs: Thanks to Gold Coast Cadillac for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven all year long Princeton 44 South River 33 – Girls Basketball Catherine Dyevich scored 16 points to lead three Little Tigers in double digits as Princeton goes on the road to get to 2-0 on the season. JSZ has the highlights from Middlesex County: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton High is made possible thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates We can bring you great South River highlights all year long thanks to Campozino Restaurant in South River
Watch Tuesday 12.11 JSZ Hockey Highlights
Hockey season is in full swing! Jersey Sports Zone has highlights from four arenas with some jam-packed action. Matt Zdanowicz notches his first hat trick of 2018, Princeton and Monroe play to a tie and Delbarton grabs another shutout. Stay tuned for more highlights tonight! St. Peter’s Prep 7 Bergen Catholic 3 St. Peter’s Prep’s Matt Zdanowicz was a man on a mission during the Marauders’ first home game of 2018. He grabbed his first hat trick this season and was one of five goal scorers in this blowout win at the Barnabas Hockey House. JSZ’s Jay Cook has highlights and post-game reaction from Newark: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all Bergen Catholic athletics is proudly brought to you by Equinox Fitness Clubs. Princeton 4 Monroe 4 When two close rivals face off on the ice a tie comes as no surprise. Tuesday’s matchup between Monroe and No. 11 in the NJ Top 20, Princeton was one-sided for most of the afternoon. Monroe got ahead 4-2 to close out the second before Princeton tied the game late in the third with two clutch scores. Falcons captain Sam Fishteyn would score twice. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Delbarton 4 Princeton Day 0 Delbarton improved their overall record to 5-1 after they defeated the Princeton Day Panthers on Tuesday. The Green Wave scored in the first and second periods, but the third period went on to be scoreless. Michael Balzarotti, James Falivene, J.R. Cagnassola, and Max Williams all put goals up for Delbarton. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe, Princeton and Princeton Day coverage on JSZ! Middletown South 3 Point Pleasant Boro 1 Demitri Forand’s one time blast from the point with 10 minutes to go in the 3rd period was the game-winner as Middletown South won its fourth straight game. JSZ has the highlights from Middletown Ice World: Thanks to Monmouth Building Center for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South. We’ll have great Eagles highlights all year long thanks to Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury
Watch JSZ’s Tuesday 12.4 Hockey Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone had cameras at ice rinks Tuesday and has highlights from Delbarton and a statement win by St. Augustine. Delbarton 4 Gloucester Catholic 1 James Monahan stepped up for Delbarton as the Green Wave netted three goals in the second period to lock up a 4-1 win over fellow Gordon Conference team Gloucester Catholic. Delbarton has now won three-straight games after falling to Don Bosco Prep to open the 2018 season. JSZ’s Jay Cook has all the highlights from Randolph: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone is able to bring you highlights from the Gloucester Catholic Rams thanks to our great sponsor, NJM Insurance! St. Augustine 10 Princeton 2 After an upset loss to No. 6 Seton Hall Prep, No. 4 St. Augustine picked up its first win as they hand fellow Top 20 opponent No. 11 Princeton it’s first loss with 10-2 result. The Hermits were lead by senior Julian Boisclair who scored two first half goals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton coverage on Jersey Sports Zone!
Top Performers from Week 4 up for JSZ Game Balls – Vote NOW
Jersey Sports Zone honors the top performers from Week Four in high school football with our Jersey Sports Zone Game Balls. We have ten nominees in four sections of the state. The polls are open now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We will stop by a midweek practice to present the winners with a JSZ Game Ball. You can always nominate a player by emailing our team. email@example.com (North Jersey), firstname.lastname@example.org (Mid-State 38), email@example.com (WJFL), firstname.lastname@example.org (Shore Conference) Nery’s Game Ball – WJFL Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey Game Balls are made possible by NJM Insurance Group North Jersey Take Our Poll Courtney’s Game Ball – Mid-State 38 Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey Game Balls are made possible by NJM Insurance Group Shore Conference Take Our Poll Missed our Weekend Highlights? Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Friday Week 4 Highlights Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Saturday Week 4 Highlights
Watch JSZ Soccer Highlights from 9.24
Jersey Sports Zone has Monday soccer from around the state including the battle of Middletown on the boys and girls side Middletown South 3 Middletown North 2 – Boys Soccer Joey Petzold’s goal in the 51st minute off a feed from Danny Minze prove to be the difference in a great rivalry battle under the lights at the Swamp. Minze and Matt Cozzi scored the other goals for Middletown South while sophomore Aidan Cardella had both goals for the Lions. JSZ has the highlights of a great game from the Shore Conference: Middletown North 3 Middletown South 1 – Girls Soccer The Lions rallied from 1-0 halftime deficit with three second-half goals to up its record to an impressive 8-0. JSZ has highlights of the crosstown rivalry at Middletown South: Thanks to Monmouth Building Center for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South – they are the reason we can bring you highlights of the battle of Middletown on the soccer pitch! No. 3 Allentown 2 Princeton 1 – Girls Soccer No. 3 Allentown improved to 6-0 Monday afternoon after a close battle with Princeton. Kayla Denney scored with 15 minutes remaining in the first half to give the Red Birds a 1-0 lead at the break. In the second after Allentown failed to connect on scoring opportunities Princeton’s Morgan Beamer tied the game midway through the second. Rutgers commit Emma Pascarella would then get a goal of her own moments later to help the Red Birds remain undefeated. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor Alert!! Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Allentown and Princeton coverage on JSZ. We look forward to bringing you more Red Birds and Little Tiger athletics all year long! Hillsborough 7 Perth Amboy 0- Boys Soccer Hillsborough continues their undefeated streak with win #6 over the Perth Amboy Panthers.The Raiders’ Mike Fazio lead the offense with 2 goals and 2 assists tonight. Check out full highlights of Hillsborough’s shutout win now: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Ortho. Thank you Princeton Ortho for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of all Raider athletics! Ocean 1 Long Branch 0- Boys Soccer Leonardo Montesinos scored the lone goal for Ocean in a Shore Conference bout between the Spartans and the Long Branch Green Wave. Keeper Max Winters also had a clean sheet. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Ocean Township: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch athletics throughout the 2018-2019 year is made possible by Rosario Realty. More highlights coming from: Middletown North vs. Middletown South girls soccer Middletown North vs. Middletown South boys soccer
Watch Saturday 9.15 Football Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone wraps up Week Two of high school football with another great group of games in New Jersey. Eleven games of action are posted now. Watch our preview of coverage then scroll down to watch all the action St. Joe’s (Mont.) 24 DePaul 17 After beginning 2018 1-1 St. Joe’s (Montvale) faced arguably their toughest opponent of the season in just Week 2 when they squared up with DePaul Catholic. The Green Knights got a rematch of last year’s Non Public Group 3 State Final in which they lost 10-7. This time around SJR’s defense was a turnover machine and with Junior quarterback Michael Alaimo under center and a late game interception from Jimmy Ciarlo Jr. they came out victorious against the number three ranked team in the state. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action: Penns Grove 19 Paulsboro 6 The rematch of the South Jersey Group 1 finals didn’t go as planned for the reigning champions Paulsboro. Penns Grove caused four turnovers and soundly moved the ball all afternoon en route to a 19-6 victory over Paulsboro. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has all the highlights: Nottingham 24 Moorestown 21 Nottingham did not disappoint their fans during their 2018 season home opener. The Northstars scored three touchdowns in the first half helped keep the Northstars afloat in this game as the Moorestown Quakers posted a second half comeback. JSZ has the highlights from Hamilton: Double Sponsor Alert! If not for our loyal sponsors, Jersey Sports Zone wouldn’t be able to provide free content. JSZ thanks Princetown Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Nottingham and NJM Insurance for sponsoring Moorestown! Freehold Boro 20 Brick Memorial 17 Matt Krauss had 331 yards of offense via the ground and the air and scored two touchdowns including the game-winner in the fourth quarter to get the Colonials to 2-0 on the season. Trailing 17-12 in the 4th quarter, Krauss led a 75-yard drive capped off by a two-yard TD run to make it an 18-17 game. Quincy Davis caught a two-point conversion to make it 20-17. Brick Memorial drove the ball to the 20-yard line, but could not convert on a 4th down pass into the end zone. JSZ has the highlights of another close game out of the Shore Conference: Thanks to Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall for joining the JSZ team and sponsoring our Freehold Boro coverage. We’ll have more great Colonials highlights all year long thanks to the support of Playa Bowls! Carteret 20 Bishop Ahr 7 After being told this year would be a rebuilding season for Carteret football, the Ramblers find themselves 2-0 after a Week 2 victory over the Bishop Ahr Trojans. Jahlil Nix was a key factor in the victory, scoring the first TD of the game and a pick-6 in the 3rd quarter. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Carteret Athletics is brought to you by Campozino Restaurant in South River. Campozino is currently building a second location in Carteret, and we thank them for sponsoring Carteret High School athletics! Rancocas Valley 34 Trenton 21 Who said the Red Devils are missing big-time talent? Rancocas Valley is now 2-1 on the season after playing sound football in all three phases Saturday afternoon against West Jersey Football League foe Trenton. Four-year starter Bryce Mangene led the way with a four-touchdown performance. JSZ has the highlights from Trenton: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Jersey Sports Zone will be able to bring great highlights and coverage of Trenton Central all season long. Salem 65 Burlington City 14 The Salem Rams have one of the most explosive offenses in South Jersey and that was on display Saturday afternoon as it powered through Burlington City’s defense with 654 total yards of offense for one of the biggest routs so far in 2018. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has the highlights: Pemberton 40 Princeton 0 Octaveous Sharkey had 191 passing yards and 2 TD’s and Larry White set the tone with a 97 yard pick six as the Hornets pick up their first win of the season. Watch a whole bunch of exciting highlights courtesy of the Pemberton Hornets: Sponsor Shout Out Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of both Pemberton and Princeton South River 34 Middlesex 0 Mike DeSantis was 13 of 21 for 252 yards and three TD passes to go along with 40 rushing yards and another score in the Rams second win of 2018. JSZ has the highlights of DeSantis and South River putting on an impressive display: Thanks to Campozino Restaurant in South River for supporting their hometown team. More Rams highlights to come thanks to Campozino! Summit 45 Warren Hills 7 Max Jackson had 19 carries for 100 yards and a score, Skyler Schluter threw 2 TD passes and Tyrone Hines scored on a TD catch and an 85-yard kickoff return to start the second half as the Hilltoppers dominated to improve to 2-0. JSZ has the highlights from Summit: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Summit is made possible by Equinox Fitness Clubs Steubenville (OH) 27 Hun 14 The Raiders travel to Ohio and battled back from a 21-0 halftime deficit but fell short. Dylan Deveney caught a 16 yard TD pass from Logan Clause and Josh Henderson had a 57 yard TD run. Watch the highlights from Ohio:
JSZ Year in Review: Top games from Boys HS Soccer in 2017
Jersey Sports Zone is excited to bring you exciting action from the pitch this fall in New Jersey high school soccer. We look back on the top ten most viewed games from our coverage in 2017: #10: Holmdel 7 Ocean 1 – Shore Conference Tournament championship We saw one of the best individual efforts of the entire year as Anthony Arena delivered a sensational five goal performance to give the Hornets its first SCT title. Watch Arena’s masterful performance! #9: Saint Benedict’s Prep 2 Lawrenceville 0 St. Benedict’s Prep made the trip from Newark to Trenton to take on The Lawrenceville School on Wednesday. The Grey Bee’s struck twice in the 80 minute match, Sebastian Chalbaud with a header in the 12th minute and Julian Gomes in the 46th. St. Benedict’s improves to a perfect 11-0 in 2017 after the 2-0 road win over Lawrenceville. Alex Lorenzo has the highlights: #8: Holmdel 1 Matawan 1 (Hornets advance on PK’s) – Central Jersey Group 2 Playoffs It took 100 minutes of play and penalty kicks, but the No. 1 seeded Holmdel Hornets came away with a dramatic victory over fellow Shore Conference foe Matawan on Tuesday afternoon. After two overtime periods the match remained tied at 1 a piece and we went to Penalty Kicks to decide a winner. Holmdel goalkeeper Matt Lionetta came up with two clutch saves, and Cyrus Darvish put in the game-winning PK. Watch Highlights of Holmdel vs Matawan below! #7: Pennington 5 Peddie 2 Ibrahima Diop was named a USA Today All-American in June, and the Pennington School senior proved himself worthy of the honor. Diop scored four times, leading the Red Raiders to a 5-2 win over Peddie School. Jared Subarsky added the 5th goal for Pennington in the 68th minute. Watch Full Highlights of the Red Raider’s win! #6: Delbarton 4 CBA 1 – Non-Public “A” State Championship Christian Brother’s Academy boasts a defense that has put up 16 shutouts throughout the 2017 season. With CBA leading 1-0 after 40 minutes of play, it looked the Colts may have saved their best for last. The Green Wave of Delbarton had other ideas, scoring four 2nd Half goals (Brendan McSorley 2, Ethan Fabricant, & Liam McSorley) for a dominant 4-1 win. For Delbarton, it marks their 5th State Title in the last 6 years, and the 13th in school history. It was a special day for brothers Liam and Brendan McSorley who combined for a hat trick, leading Delbarton to victory. Watch Highlights and postgame reaction from the State Championship Match below! #5: Holmdel 4 Dover 1 – NJSIAA Group 2 State Championship Holmdel High School put an end to a historic season on the soccer field. The Hornets captured a divisional, Shore Conference, Sectional, and NJSIAA Group-2 State Title in 2017. Holmdel (22-1-1) used a balanced scoring attack of 4 goals from 4 different players (Mikey Neff, Matt Leon, Justin McStay, and Joe Arena) to get a 4-1 win over Dover in the State Championship match on Sunday morning at Kean University. The win gives the Hornet’s their 2nd State Title in School History. Watch Highlights of Holmdel vs Dover below! #4: Kearny 3 Princeton 1 – NJSIAA Group 4 State Championship Jose Escandon scored two goals in the second half to lead the Kardinals to their first state soccer championship since 2004. Escandon gathered a rebound off a free kick in the 50th minute to get Kearny on the board. In the 70th minute, he drew a foul and converted a 25-yard free kick to give the Kardinals a two-goal advantage. Andrew Berger got Princeton on the board with 2:14 to go in the game, but Ryan Valdaz sealed the state championship with an open field goal with just six seconds remaining. Kearny finishes the year with a 19-0-5 record. Watch the highlights and post-match reaction from Kean University: #3: Delran 2 Pennington 1 The Bears scored two goals in the final five minutes to knock off the recently named #1 team in the country by USA Today. Pennington took a 1-0 lead in the 65th minute on a great feed from Jared Panson to Nicolas Herrerias, but Delran rallied. Goalie Max Pinado stepped outside of the 18 on a punt, giving Delran a free kick and John Strohlein delivered a magnificent strike in the upper 90 to tie the game at one with 5:51 to go in regulation. A red card to Pennington freshman Mani Diop put the Red Raiders a man down for the final three minutes. It set the stage for the game-winner as Dan Strohlein battled to get a shot off that hit the right post and Chris Hunt buried the rebound. JSZ has the highlights of a thrilling game along with post-game reaction: #5: Saint Benedict’s Prep 5 Pennington 1 St. Benedict’s Prep just recently tabbed the No. 1 team in America by USA Today. The Grey Bee’s hosted The Pennington School who also held the No. 1 ranking earlier in the season. St. Benedict’s showed they why they are more than deserving of that top ranking with a dominating 5 goal performance on Wednesday afternoon. Jersey Sports Zone has highlights and post-match interviews from St. Benedict’s Prep vs Pennington School. #1: Saint Benedict’s Prep 4 Blair – Prep “A” State Championship The Grey Bee’s of St. Benedict’s Prep came into Thursday’s Prep A State Final match 80 minutes away from a 19-0 record and a National Championship Trophy. St. Benedict’s took care of business with three 1st half goals, (Ronald Mafunzwaini 1, and Julian Gomes 2). The Grey Bee’s then added one more score in the 74th minute by Azriel Johnson to complete a 4-0 win over Blair Academy and capture the 2017 Prep A Title and National Championship. Watch Highlights and Post Game Reaction from St. Benedict’s Championship Game below! Jersey Sports Zone Boys Soccer Goals of the Year from 2017 Thanks to all the great athletes for giving us so many incredible highlights. Watch the best goals captured by our camera in 2017 and look forward to many more in 2018!
Watch 5.14 Mercer County Tournament Baseball Semifinal Highlights
(3) Nottingham 4 (7) Princeton 2 After a rain delay the Mercer County Semifinals finally got under way with third seed Nottingham taking on seventh seed Princeton. The North Stars relied on Monmouth University bound Ace Nick Houghton at the mound. Houghton served up 10 strike outs and allowed just 2 earned runs on 5 hits on top of an RBI blast in the bottom of the sixth to send Nottingham to the Mercer County Tournament Championship Game. They will face number one seed Hopewell Valley, watch the highlights and our post game interview with Nick Houghton now: (1) Hopewell Valley 9 (5) Hun 0 Top seeded Hopewell Valley has put on an impressive performance in the Mercer County Tournament. With one win separating them from a trip to the Title Game, the top seeded Bulldogs exploded early against fifth seed Hun to take a 6-0 lead in the fourth. Andy Blake would shut down the Raider offense, allowing just 3 hits, no earned runs and picked up 9 strike outs. Hopewell will take on third seed Nottingham in the championship. Watch the highlights below: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Nottingham, Princeton, Hopewell Valley and Hun coverage all year round on JSZ!!
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: email@example.com
Watch Can’t Miss Lacrosse Highlights from 5.8!
Delbarton – 9 Mountain Lakes – 5 | Morris County Championship The Delbarton School came into Tuesday night’s Morris County Final boasting 5 consecutive County Championships to go along with a current No. 1 ranking in The NJ Top 20. Despite that, the Green Wave was still able to find motivation in an underdog mentality. Seeded No. 2 behind Mountain Lakes in the tournament, Delbarton was out to prove that it was once again the very best in Morris County. Michael Long scored a hat trick, and Yale bound goalie Miles Leniw had an incredible 14 saves, as The Green Wave made it a six-beat, taking down Mountain Lakes 9-5 to capture the Morris County Crown. Watch highlights and post game of Delbarton and Mountain Lakes on JSZ! North Hunterdon 12 Phillipsburg 11 (OT) – Boys LAX H/W/S County Quarterfinals Looking for an exciting county tournament lacrosse game? Check out this overtime thriller! North Hunterdon and Phillipsburg ride a roller coaster of emotions in this one, but it was the Lions who came away with the win. The McMahon twins combined for a total of 8 goals, including the game winner in OT. Check out highlights of this exciting game now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Phillipsburg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club. Thanks to this generous sponsor JSZ will bring you exciting Liner highlights all season long! Rumson-Fair Haven 10 Wall 9 – Shore Conference Tournament Quarterfinals Peter Lucas scored a pair of goals including what proved to be the game-winner as the RFH Bulldogs were able to make a last-second defensive stand to give them a spot in the SCT semifinals and a date with #1 seed CBA. Wyatt Feinberg led the RFH attack with four goals. Wall was led by Jack Textor and Will Forte who had three goals apiece. Watch the highlights from a great quarterfinal showdown in Rumson: Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of the Rumson-Fair Haven Bulldogs Red Bank Catholic 10 Freehold Township 5 – SCT Girls Quarterfinals Abi George scored back to back goals in the span of 48 seconds to give the Caseys a second-half cushion and earn a spot in the Shore Conference semifinals. The #2 seed will face #3 Manasquan on Thursday in the SCT Semifinals at Ocean Township High School. Kristen Pezzullo had a five-point game with a goal and four assists. Mackenzie Boyle and Grace Gargiulo both scored hat tricks to help the Caseys reach the 18-1 mark. JSZ has highlights from Red Bank; Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic is made possible by Playa Bowls of Red Bank Allentown 5 Notre Dame 2 – Mercer County Semifinals Girls The second meeting between second seed Allentown and third seed Notre Dame did not disappoint as fans were treated to a tight defensive battle that also featured some dominating scoring from the Red Bird’s three sport standout and Rutger’s Girls Lacrosse commit Marin Hartshorn. Hartshorn found net four times to advance Allentown to the Mercer County Tournament final to face top seed Lawrenceville on 5/8 at West Windsor- Plainsboro North. Watch the highlights now: Lawrenceville 15 Princeton 7 – Mercer County Semifinals Girls No. 1 seed Lawrenceville has punched a ticket to the Mercer County Tournament Championship after a 15-7 win over fourth seed Princeton. Big Red was led by Georgetown bound Annabelle Albert who scored 5 goals. The title game will feature a rematch between Lawrenceville and No. 2 Allentown, the first meeting was an 11-10 thriller with the Red Birds falling just short at the end so expect some physical action on 5/10. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown, Notre Dame, Lawrenceville and Princeton coverage all year round on JSZ!!
Vote now for Nery’s Baseball and Softball South Jersey Game Ball 5.6!
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
Westerman’s Game Winner in OT Completes Comeback for Princeton over Robbinsville
Princeton – 9 Robbinsville – 8 in OT The Princeton Little Tigers found themselves in a tough position, on the road and trailing their rival Robbinsville 8-6 late in the 4th quarter. Princeton never panicked, tying the game at 8 to force overtime, followed up by a Dylan Westerman game winning goal to give the Tigers a quality 9-8 comeback win over Robbinsville. Westerman finished with a hat trick, while Alex Park recorded 4 goals in the win for Princeton. Watch the highlights from Robbinsville on JSZ! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton and Robbinsville. 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.
Snow no match for Princeton Day in 9-1 victory over Princeton
Princeton Day School 9 Princeton 1 – Boys Princeton Day School got their first win of the season against Princeton thanks to a great team performance on offensive. Jack Konopka and Elon Tuckman both finish with 3 goals while Jake Bennett picked up a pair for himself. PDS will look to return to the Mercer County Tournament Final once again in hopes of grabbing a third straight championship. Watch the full highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Princeton Day coverage all year long on JSZ!
NJ Devils honor state’s best – meet the 2018 JSZ All-Zone hockey team!
The New Jersey Devils provided a special night for the Garden State’s top hockey players. The first JSZ All-Zone Hockey banquet was hosted at the Prudential Center prior to the Devils 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Following the presentation of our video highlights and Player of the Year profiles, the players, coaches and families watched the Devils game and our All-Zone team was honored during the second intermission on the world’s largest in-arena scoreboard. JSZ’s Jay Cook and Courtney DuPont recap a fantastic night at the Rock: Mickey Burns wins JSZ Hockey Player of the Year The Don Bosco Prep forward was the overwhelming choice among statewide hockey coaches and media. Burns had 28 goals and 49 assists for the Ironmen. JSZ’s Courtney DuPont profiles the future Vermont Catamount Name High School 1st 2nd 3rd Total Mickey BurnsDon Bosco Prep141347 Nick SiffringerDelbarton33520 Matt SchoerPope John13413 Zach TarantinoWall13110 John GelattSaint John Vianney1218 Tom PryymakSummit0306 A special thanks to our voting panel! Coaches: Paramus Catholic, High Point, Pope John, Summit, Ridgewood, Woodbridge Twp, Verona, Don Bosco Prep, Delbarton, Middletown North, Wall, RBC, Saint John Vianney, Central Regional, CBA Media: Matt Stypulkoski NJ.com, Chris Rotolo Shore Hockey Report, Alex Lorenzo JSZ, Courtney DuPont JSZ, Rich Chrampanis JSZ Watch our features on 2nd and 3rd place finishers Nick Siffringer and Matt Schoer: Meet the 2018 JSZ All-Zone Hockey Team GoaliesDefensemanForwardsAward Winners Nick Burgess, DelbartonJohn Campomenosi, Don Bosco PrepStephen Buck, Seton Hall Prep Scott Kimiecik, DelbartonJohn Hallard, Middletown NorthDean DiFazio, CBA Ciaran McNelis, Red Bank CatholicJalen Kaplan, DelbartonTJ Evan, Woodbridge TownshipMickey Burns, Don Bosco Prep - JSZ Hockey Player of the Year Hunter Macy, DelbartonDrew Galea, Woodbridge TownshipMatt Schoer, Pope John - POY Finalist Thomas Shweigardt, Don Bosco PrepJohn Gelatt, Saint John VianneyNick Siffringer, Delbarton - POY Finalist John Gutt, Saint John Vianney Kyle Knight, St. Augustine Prep Alex Konovalov, Ridge Tsubasa Konishi, Don Bosco Prep Jin Lee, Northern Highlands Kyle Mandleur, Hun School Liam Noonan, CBA Tom Pryymak, Summit Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central Tyler Sedlak, Don Bosco Prep Zach Tarantino, Wall Aidan Trainor, Princeton Will Vitton, Summit Thomas Winter, Chatham Will Zimmer, Randolph Top 5 Goals from February and JSZ’s Save of the Year JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez talked with some of our Plays of the Month honorees and was with them as they watched their goals play on the scoreboard at the Rock: Watch our winners and thanks to everyone who voted Save of the Year: Thomas Kampf, Central Regional #5: Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central #4: Collin Andersen, Rumson-Fair Haven #3: John Callander, Point Pleasant Boro #2: Hunter Macy, Delbarton #1: Jin Lee, Northern Highlands A special thanks to Thomas Dreisbach and the staff at the New Jersey Devils for giving New Jersey high school hockey players a special experience at the Rock all season long!
Vote now for NJ Devils Goal and Save of the Year!
With the high school hockey season wrapping up on Monday with the state championships, it’s time for you to vote for the top goal captured by Jersey Sports Zone cameras and the top save of the year. The winners of each poll will be featured during the Devils March 24th game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. We will keep the polls open until 8:00 pm on Friday. Thank you to the players for all the great highlights during the season and thanks to everyone who watched our videos and voted all season long! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll We’re excited to honor the top players in New Jersey at our All-State Hockey Banquet during the Devils/Lightning game on March 24th. We’ll show highlight videos from the top players in the state as well as honor the Top 5 goals from February and the save of the year. A special thanks to the New Jersey Devils for partnering with Jersey Sports Zone to provide special memories for NJ high school hockey players.
Watch State Playoff Hockey Highlights from Feb. 28th on JSZ
Woodbridge Township 3 Marlboro 2 – NJSIAA Ice Hockey Public “A” Tournament Semifinal TJ Evan scored two goals in the span of 12 seconds in the final minute of the game to force overtime and Travis Beni delivered the game-winner in overtime as Woodbridge completed an incredible comeback to reach the Public “A” State Championship. JSZ’s Courtney Dupont has the highlights from Mennen Arena: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Marlboro is brought to you by Hit Training. Thanks to our friends at Hit Training, JSZ will bring you the best of Mustang athletics all season long! Northern Highlands – 6 Princeton – 1 | NJSIAA Public-B Semi-Finals Jin Lee scored 3 goals and added 2 assists as 2nd seeded Northern Highlands put on a show at Mennen Arena, getting a 6-1 win over Princeton. The Highlanders advance to the Public-B State Championship game at The Prudential Center on Monday, where they will take the No. 1 seed, Randolph High School. Watch Highlights and post game from Northern Highlands vs Princeton below! A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our coverage of Princeton High School! Randolph 5 Livingston 0 – NJSIAA Ice Hockey Public “B” Tournament Semifinal Randolph with another dominated performance. Team captain, Will Zimmer scores two early and helps with the 5-0 victory. The Rams are moving on to the the Public B final at The Rock where they will face the winner of Northern Highlands and Princeton. Check out full highlights now: Summit 2 Glen Rock 0 – NJSIAA Public “C” State Semifinals Charlie Collins power-play goal early in the second period was the difference as the Hilltoppers played intense defensive hockey for 45 minutes to earn a spot in the Public C state championship. Nikita Pryymark had 16 saves for the shutout. JSZ has the highlights from Codey Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Summit is made possible thanks to Equinox Fitness Clubs Chatham 6 Wall 1 – NJSIAA Public “C” Semifinals Alex Laferriere, David Andreychuk and Thomas Winter scored two goals each to lead the Cougars to the state finals for the first time since 2013. Laferriere opened the scoring and then set up Andreychuk on a two on one to give Chatham a 2-0 lead after one. Wilson scored two goals in the span of 1:12 early in the second period and the Cougars never looked back. Watch the highlights of Chatham’s semifinal win at Codey Arena:
Freshman helps lead Princeton to upset win in state playoff hockey
Princeton 4 Middletown North 1 – Public “B” First Round Freshman Colm Trainor scored a pair of goals including a critical shorthanded goal in the final seconds of the second period to break a 1-1 tie to give the #11 seed an upset win at 6th seeded Middletown North. The Tigers advance to the Public “B” quarterfinals and will face the winner of Millburn and Ridge. JSZ has highlights and post-game reaction from a great playoff hockey game: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton High is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. We’ll have more great Tigers coverage this year thanks to the support of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
Watch HS Hockey Championship Cup Highlights on JSZ
Delbarton 2 Don Bosco Prep 1 in OT – Gordon Cup Final As the saying goes.. It’s tough to beat a team three times. Delbarton School proved that to be true on Friday night, as the Green Wave turned the tide on Don Bosco Prep and avenged two earlier season losses to the Ironmen. Andrew Bosland took a pass from Michael Balzarotti and sent home the game winning goal for Delbarton in the sudden death overtime period at Codey Arena in West Orange. With one stroke, Bosland gave the Green Wave a 2-1 win, ended Don Bosco’s hopes for a perfect season, and brought the Gordon Cup back to Delbarton School. Watch Highlights and post game from The Gordon Cup Final below! Hun 9 Princeton 4 – Mercer County Tournament Final Repeating as champions is hard enough, but five times in a row is unheard of. Friday night’s battle between No. 1 seed Hun and No. 2 seed Princeton in the Mercer County Tournament Final was the place to be. With a packed arena at Mercer County Park we saw a close back and forth in the first period as the score was tied 1-1. However, in the second the Raiders got a boost thanks to Captain Kyle Mandluer who would earn a hat trick to help give Hun a 5-2 lead at the end of the second. They would continue their dominating performance in the third period to eventually win 9-4 and claim their fifth straight Mercer County Tournament Title. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the call as well as post game reaction from Mandluer and Head Coach Ian McNillan : Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hun and Princeton coverage on JSZ! Randolph 4 Morristown-Beard 2 – Mennen Cup Adam Redgate’s laser from the top of the right circle midway through the third period was the game-winning shot that gave the Rams the Mennen Cup for the first time since 2008. Scott Kimiecik had 25 saves in net for Randolph, who stopped Morristown Beard’s quest for a fifth straight Mennen Cup. The Crimson got goals from Thomas Matthews and Connor Tartaglione. Michael Sofia and Will Zimmer had second period goals for Randolph and JT Zangara added an empty net goal. Watch the highlights of a tremendous game from Mennen Arena:
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Princeton 5 Notre Dame 4 -OT One of the most anticipated match ups from the Colonial Valley Conference this season did not disappoint as the third meeting between Princeton and Notre Dame came all the way down to the wire yet again. With one win away from advancing to the Mercer County Tournament Final Notre Dame got ahead early thanks to Ben Killian who scored a hat trick in the second period to put the Irish ahead 4-2 entering the third. However, The Little Tigers had some playmakers of their own as Aidan Trainor also had himself a hat trick including his third period goal that tied the game and eventually sent it to overtime. It was then Rocco Salvato’s time to shine as he scored the game winning goal in the opening minutes of OT to send Princeton to the MCT Final. Watch the highlights and Salvato’s postgame reaction now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton and Notre Dame coverage on JSZ! Hun 6 Paul VI 1 Defending Mercer County Tournament Champion and number one seed the Hun School of Princeton reasserted their dominance Tuesday night as they took down fifth seed Paul VI 6-1. Matthew Argentina was the difference maker for the Raiders as he had 2 goals and 2 assists. Hun will take on second seed Princeton in a must see MCT Final on 2/16. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hun School coverage on JSZ!
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Trenton 57 Hopewell Valley 37 With the regular season coming to a close the Colonial Valley Conference is getting set for the upcoming Mercer County Tournament. Trenton came into Friday’s match up against 17-3 conference rival Hopewell Valley needing to win the next two games to obtain their first division title in four years the Tornados took a lead at the end of the first quarter but really turned it on in the second to go ahead by 10 at half time. The lead would eventually rise to 20 thanks to a 15 point effort from Reggie James to help Trenton earn a 57-31 over Hopewell Valley. The Tornadoes will rematch Hightstown who they just took down less than a week ago after falling behind 14 early in that game. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring our Trenton and Hopewell Valley coverage on JSZ! Steinert 53 Princeton 42 After upsetting Top 20 ranked Ewing three games Prior Steinert was back at it with another Colonial Valley Conference show down, this time it was against Princeton. The Little Tigers looking to do some upsetting of their own took a 13-7 lead over Steinert at the end of the first quarter. However, after trailing for most of the second the Spartans relied on the three point shot of Natalie Mehl to help give them a 22-17 lead going into half time. In the second half Steinert would begin to find their rhythm and thanks to a 16 point effort from Tatiana Dorner the Spartans were able to come away with a 53-42 victory over Princeton. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert and Princeton coverage on JSZ!
Vote now for JSZ’s New Jersey Devils Hockey Goal of the Month!
Jersey Sports Zone has teamed with the New Jersey Devils to give NJ high school hockey players an incredible experience. We’re asking your vote for the top hockey goal of January captured by JSZ cameras. We have 12 great nominees from all around the state. Our poll stays open through Monday at 3:00 pm. The winner of the poll will get one of our 5 spots for our plays of the month segment. The other four slots are selected by the Devils and JSZ staff. Our Top 5 goals for January will be honored during the Devils game against the Boston Bruins on February 11 at the Prudential Center. Watch some great goals and cast your vote! Take Our Poll Our top 5 goals from January will get a special experience thanks to the Devils. We’ll invite all five players to the Prudential Center on Sunday, February 11 where they will meet a Devils player for a photo opportunity and a chance to watch the goals. Players will have dinner and tickets to watch the game. The top goals of January will be shown during an intermission at the Prudential Center on the world’s largest in-arena scoreboard. Watch our December honorees and the special night they had as they spent time with Devils left wing Miles Wood:
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Princeton 8 Hopewell Valley 2 The Colonial Valley Conference has a close three way battle for supremacy between Notre Dame, Princeton and Hopewell Valley. With ND at the top spot, Monday’s game featuring Princeton (1-1-1) vs. Hopewell Valley (1-0-2) would decide who is in second. The Little Tigers came ready to play in this one as they took a 5 nothing lead midway through the second. Princeton would hang on to win 8-2, thanks to Aiden Trainer who scored a hat trick and Justin Joyce who contributed two goals as well. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the call: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton and Hopewell Valley coverage! Parsippany 5 Montville 5 Montville, No. 1 in the Haas Division with a 6-1 in record took on the Parsippany Hills Vikings. The Vikings are known to be an aggressive team fully capable of an upset, especially with the explosive play of Alex Cavaluzzo. Unfortunately for both teams, today’s match up ended in a 5-5 draw. However, Montville’s Nick Mangano scored a hat trick and also had two assists. Checkout those highlights and more now:
Princeton Ice Hockey lights it up on Senior Night
Princeton 9 West Windsor-Plainsboro South 2 The Colonial Valley Conference is a three way chess match with Notre Dame, Hopewell Valley and Princeton in close running for that top spot so every conference game from now on is crucial. Aside from playoff implications the Little Tigers celebrated the careers of their seniors one last time on Saturday night. We were tied for most of the first two periods, but Princeton decided to add two quick goals before entering the third. In the final period the Little Tigers scored a couple more goals to secure the victory as they improve to 10-5-2 on the year and will await a match up with Hopewell Valley in their next game. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the call: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton and WWPS coverage!
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Middletown South 8 Princeton 4 Craig Bahrs and Deven Ralph each scored two goals as Middletown South scored three goals in the span of 3:02 after falling behind 1-0 to spark a win over Princeton in a matchup of two nine-win teams. Mike Racioppi had four assists for the Eagles who improved to 10-3 on the season. JSZ has highlights from Middletown Ice World: JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South is brought to you by Prown’s Window and Doors. Princeton Orthopaedic Associates is the reason we can bring you great highlights of Princeton High all year long. Watchung Hills 1 Hunterdon Central 6 In the first period, the Watchung Hills Warriors stayed tight with the Hunterdon Central Red Devils. Unfortunately for the Warriors, in the last minute and a half of the second period the Red Devils score two goals, including an off-the-glass beauty from Jake Stapert and a hat trick from Rich Stefanik. The Red Devils take the win 6-1 over the Warriors. Full highlights available now, brought to you by JSZ’s Courtney DuPont: Pingry 1 Ridge 4 – Highlights to come It’s an upset! Skyland conference rankings prior to tonight’s matchup listed the Pingry Big Blue as No. 1 and the Ridge Red Devils as No. 2, but after tonight that is no more. Ridge pulls out a huge win over Pingry thanks to Alex Konovalov who had two goals and one assists. The Red Devils, now number one in the conference, have a record of 11-3-3. Full highlights now available:
Watch Ice Hockey Highlights from January 10th on JSZ
JSZ is pleased to bring you state wide hockey coverage from Wednesday, 1/10! Watch the following games: Red Bank Catholic 2 Wall Township 2 RBC goalie Ciaran McNelis had an amazing 50 save game as the Caseys earned a tie with a state power. Wall remains unbeaten with an 11-0-2 record. A wild game that saw a shattered glass in the opening minute, a must see end to end rush from Wall defenseman Bobby Seelinger and some unbelievable saves from the Caseys goalie. Watch all the action and post-game reaction: Notre Dame 4 Princeton 3 Billed as one of the “must see games this week” Princeton and Notre Dame did not disappoint. The Little Tigers lead the Colonial Valley Conference and Notre Dame in the mix sits at 4 so this one had big expectations to possibly shake things up for the CVC. Princeton took the lead in the first but the Irish countered to make it 2-2 entering the third. With an early goal in the final period it looked as though the Little Tigers would take this one 3-2 but after a game tying score from Vinny Giangrasso, Ben Killian set up the golden goal with 42 seconds remaining to lead the Irish to a 4-3 victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for the call: Sponsor Shout Out! Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Notre Dame coverage! St. Joe’s Metuchen 4 Old Bridge 2 The Greater Middlesex Conference put on a fantastic show Wednesday afternoon as conference leader St. Joe’s Metuchen paid Old Bridge a visit for a quick scoring shoot out. The Falcons jumped ahead 3-0 at the end of the first, but OB countered with two fast scores of their own in the second. Ultimately St. Joe’s would prevail to improve to 6-5-1 as the number one spot in the GMC still rests in Metuchen. Watch the highlights now! Mahwah – 3 Ramapo – 0 Bergen County Tournament Opening Round Kevin Johnston led the way with a hat trick, and Jared Moss recorded a 9 save shutout, as The 6th seeded Thunderbirds of Mahwah high school opened the bergen county tournament with a 3-0 win over 11th seeded Ramapo. Mahwah now advances to the 2nd round on friday night where they will take on 3rd seeded Northern Highlands. Watch highlights of Mahwah vs Ramapo below! Morris Knolls – 3 Southern Regional – 0 Southern Regional made the trip north to Wayne to face off with Morris Knolls, and the Golden Eagles protected their home ice. Ty Franchi recored a shutout in net, and Ryan Martinez scored an incredible goal, as Morris Knolls came away with a 3-0 win over Southern. Knolls improves to 7-4-1 on the season with the win. Watch highlights of Morris Knolls vs Southern below! 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 46 Matawan 37 Ian O’Connor scored 23 points and 7 rebounds and sparked a 10-0 run in the 4th quarter to give the Bulldogs a big road win to open the season. Elijah McAllister had 4 points, 9 rebounds and 8 blocked shots for the Bulldogs and Teddy Sourlis added 7 points in the 4th quarter. Matawan took a 21-19 lead late in the third on a four point play by Mike Dunne, but the 4th quarter belonged to the Bulldogs. Watch the highlights of a great “A” Central battle in the Shore Conference: Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for sponsoring our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage on JSZ. We give top priority to our sponsored schools when we choose what games we shoot every day! Manasquan – 60 Red Bank Catholic – 37 Girls Basketball Manasquan’s tremendous trio of Faith Masonius, Dara Mabrey, and Lola Mullaney was too much for Red Bank Catholic, as the three players combined for 56 of the Lady Warrior’s 60 points in a dominating 23 point win over their rival Caseys. Watch highlights and post game reaction from Manasquan vs Red Bank Catholic below! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Playa Bowls in Red Bank, they are the reason we can bring you comprehensive coverage of the RBC Caseys all year long. Middletown South 67 Wall 52 Four Eagles finished in double digits led by Ryan Purcell’s 20 as the Eagles busted open a six point halftime lead to an impressive victory in their home opener. Matt Laudisi and James Baldo added 11 points and Dave Gervase had 10 points and 12 rebounds. Steve Geis led all scorers with 27 points for the Crimson Knights. The win was the first for coach Jim Anderson, who returned to lead the Eagles after last coaching Middletown South in 2001. JSZ has highlights of Shore Conference basketball in Middletown: Thanks to Prown’s Windows and Doors for sponsoring our Middletown South coverage. We’ll have great Eagles action from all varsity sports this year thanks to Prown’s Windows and Doors! Bridgewater-Raritan 52 Hillsborough 33 The Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers paid a visit to cross town rivals, the Hillsborough Raiders, this evening for a Skyland Conference matchup. Bridgewater squeaked out a win last week against Watching Hills and came into tonight hungry for that 2-0 record, while Hillsborough still looking for their first win after falling to Phillipsburg. For Hillsborough, the man to watch was #22, Aaron Gao, who last year for the Panthers scored 49 3-pointers, making him an extremely dangerous outside threat. However, this evening he did have some help from teammates, Justin Bryant and Sterling White. The two guards combined posted 36 points tonight, while Bryant also contributed a double double and 10 rebounds. In the end, it was Bridgewater who came out on top 52-33 over Hillsborough. Check out full highlights brought to you by JSZ’s Courtney DuPont: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of both Hillsborough and Bridgewater is brought to you by JSZ’s amazing sponsor, Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic JSZ will bring you great Raider and Panther highlights all season long! Coverage of Bridgewater-Raritan is brought to you by Total Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to Urgent Injury JSZ will bring you great Panther highlights all season long! Nottingham 77 Princeton 28 Cliff Joseph put on a spectacular performance in Tuesday night’s match up between Princeton and Nottingham. The Little Tigers kicked the year off 1-0, but Joseph and the Northstars came to play. Thanks to great defense and an unstoppable offense Nottingham pulled away with a 77-28 victory to improve to 2-0 on the year. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Alert!! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for our Princeton and Nottingham coverage on JSZ. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic we will bring you great Little Tigers and Northstar highlights all season long!
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Jersey Sports Zone brought our cameras all over the state and captured amazing plays from boys and girls high school soccer. We have 12 nominees for goal of the year (boys and girls) plus save of the year (boys and girls combined). Our poll will stay open until Wednesday at 3:00 pm. The winners will receive a placque and a visit from JSZ cameras. Thank you again to all the great athletes from around the state for giving us so many incredible highlights! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
West Morris Mendham wins Group 3 title thanks to Ryan’s two goals
Mendham 2 Mainland 1- Group 3 Championship The match up between No. 5 West Morris Mendham and No. 17 Mainland did not disappoint as fans were treated to a hard fought battle that included tough defense, physical play, electric scores, and a new Group 3 state champion. Mendham’s Calvin Ryan came up with two big goals to help lead the minute men to their second title in three years. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! 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.
Escandon’s pair leads Kearny to Group 4 state title
Kearny 3 Princeton 1 Jose Escandon scored two goals in the second half to lead the Kardinals to their first state soccer championship since 2004. Escandon gathered a rebound off a free kick in the 50th minute to get Kearny on the board. In the 70th minute, he drew a foul and converted a 25-yard free kick to give the Kardinals a two-goal advantage. Andrew Berger got Princeton on the board with 2:14 to go in the game, but Ryan Valdaz sealed the state championship with an open field goal with just six seconds remaining. Kearny finishes the year with a 19-0-5 record. Watch the highlights and post-match reaction from Kean University: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High coverage all year long. We were able to bring you great soccer action from Mercer County and beyond because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. We’ll continue to give top priority to our sponsored schools as we look towards the winter sports season.
Watch Boys State Soccer Semifinal Highlights
JSZ brings you highlights of four boys state soccer semifinal games: Kearny 0 (5) Bridgewater-Raritan 0 (4) Both the Kearny Kardinals and Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers expected to win this matchup, and that proved true as they played 100 minutes of scoreless soccer. In the end, the Kearny Kardinals were victorious in a 5-4 PK victory over the Panthers, and they will be moving onto the Group 4 State Final this Sunday. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! A big thank you goes out to our wonderful sponsors of Bridgewater-Raritan HS. It is because of you we are able to get great highlights of Panther athletics all year long! Mainland 0 Toms River South 0 (Mainland wins 7-6 in PKs) Matt Stellinato made three saves in a nine round penalty kick battle to give Mainland a spot in the Group 3 state championship. The two teams played 100 minutes of scoreless soccer. The Mustangs had a goal taken away in the first half due to an offsides call, while TRS Clem Slavick had a shot that was steered away at the goal line by Joe Palmieri in the second half. Tied at 4 through five shooters in the penalty kicks, Indians keeper Jake Towell made a save in round seven giving Toms River South a chance to win it, but Stellinato kept the Mustangs season alive with a huge save. Finally in round 9, Jimmy Kryjer scored and Stellinato made his third save to clinch the victory. Watch the dramatic highlights and post-match interview with the Mainland keeper: Holmdel 3 Delran 1 The Hornets fell behind in the 5th minute, but responded with three unanswered goals in a battle of two top 10 ranked state powers. Mark McStay tied the game at one, while Anthony Arena scored the go ahead goal and Matt Leon wrapped up the scoring. Holmdel will face Dover in the Group 2 state championship on Sunday at Kean. JSZ’s Alex Lorenzo has the highlights and post-match reaction from Hopewell Valley High School: Thanks to BCB-Bayshore for sponsoring our Holmdel Hornets coverage. BCB-Bayshore is the reason we are able to bring you great Holmdel highlights in all sports all year long. We’ll be at the Hornets state championship game this Sunday because of BCB-Bayshore, your community bank! Princeton 1 Washington Township 0 Atticus Lynch pounced on a rebound in the 53rd minute for the game’s only goal as the Little Tigers make their first ever trip to the state finals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was at Rowan and brings you the highlights: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. We’ll be at the Little Tigers state championship game this Sunday because of the support of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Boys Soccer State Semifinal Scores Group 4 Kearny 0 Bridgewater-Raritan 0 (Kearny wins in PK’s 5-4) Princeton 1 Washington Township 0 Kearny vs. Princeton, Sunday at 5:30 pm in Group 4 state championship Group 3 Mainland 0 Toms River South 0 (Mainland wins in PKs 7-6) Mendham 1 Old Tappan 0 Mainland vs. Mendham, Sunday at 3:00 pm in Group 3 state championship Group 2 Holmdel 3 Delran 1 Dover 1 Newton 0 Holmdel vs. Dover, Sunday at 12:30 pm in Group 2 state championship Group 1 Pompton Lakes 2 Dayton 0 Glassboro 2 Highland Park 0 Pompton Lakes vs. Glassboro, Sunday at 10:00 am in Group 1 state championship
Princeton knocks off Monroe to advance to Group 4 sectional final
Princeton 2 Monroe 1- Central Group 4 Semifinal After being postponed due to heavy rain Princeton and Monroe finally squared off for their much anticipated semifinal game. Tough defense made for a scoreless first half, but Nick Petruso got things cooking with a score in the second followed by another from the Freshman to help send the Little Tigers to the Central Group 4 Championship game. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for our Princeton coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Little Tigers 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.
Watch Princeton 0 Allentown 29 Week 9 highlights
Princeton 0 Allentown 29 Week 9- Week 9 Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic for sponsoring our Allentown and Princeton coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic, we’ll get many more great moments from Red Birds and Little Tigers 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.
Watch JSZ Friday Week 9 Highlights Show
From teams needing wins to make the post-season to the quest for a perfect regular season, Jersey Sports Zone brings you 11 games of action from all around the state. With the regular season coming to a close this weekend, a reminder that we’ll post all the playoff pairings on Sunday on JSZ. Sit back and enjoy another great batch of highlights! Click above to watch highlights from the following games: Freehold Boro 27 Long Branch 20: Ashante Worthy – 50 carries, 215 yards, 1 TD run 16-26 passing, 242 yards, 2 TD’s Irvington 30 Wayne Hills 20: Zakee/Zahir Swann – 5 catches, 221 yards, 2 TD’s Phillipsburg 43 Immaculata 14: Jack Stagaard – 8/13 104 pass yards, 2 TD runs Holmdel 28 Matawan 0: Cameron LaMountain – 13 carries, 154 yards, 2 TD’s Raritan 28 Red Bank Regional 14 Point Pleasant Boro 28 Barnegat 12: James Fara 14 carries 120 yards, 2 TD’s Brandon Cipriano 9 carries, 104 yards, 2 TD’s West Essex 35 Hanover Park 0: Will Perez – 8 carries, 202 yards, 2 TD’s Hightstown 30 Ewing 15: Michael Quigg – 14 carries, 145 yards, 2 TD’s Allentown 29 Princeton 0: Dan Merkel 2 TD passes to X’Zavier Harris Camden 36 Winslow Township 25: Nayjere Edwards – 22 carries, 132 yards, TD Paulsboro 48 Lindenwold 16 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: DePaul at St. Joe’s-Montvale, Somerville at Summit, Saint John Vianney at Monmouth Regional 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.
Watch JSZ Friday Week 8 Highlights Show
The Bergen Catholic/Don Bosco Prep rivalry was put front and center in front of a national TV audience and it did not disappoint. Watch JSZ’s highlights of the big showdown, in addition to a record-setting night for future NC State quarterback Devin Leary and an overtime thriller in Middletown. JSZ has 12 games of action in our Friday Week 8 Highlights Show: Click above to watch highlights from the following games: Bergen Catholic 29 Don Bosco Prep 26: Johnny Langan 16-22, 233 yards, 2 TD, 3 INT, game-winning TD pass to Anthony D’Addetta with :48 left Long Branch 28 Middletown North 21 (OT): Juwan Wilkens 212 yards passing, 3 TD’s, game-winning TD to Matt Clark in OT Phillipsburg 20 North Hunterdon 7: Nasir Ball 4 catches, 63 yards, 2 TD’s Caldwell 29 Whippany Park 7: Brian Clarkin 13-18, 140 yards, 2 TD’s Brian King 6 catches, 90 yards, 2 TD’s Manalapan 28 Piscataway 0: Naim Mayfield 32 carries, 198 yards, 2 TD’s Saint John Vianney 21 Middletown South 14: Johnny Buchanan 17 carries, 105 yards, 2 TD’s Red Bank Catholic 37 Red Bank Regional 0: Billy Giudetti 12 carries, 115 yards, 2 TD’s Point Pleasant Boro 41 Ocean Township 18: James Fara 26 carries, 282 yards, 3 TD’s Hightstown 26 Notre Dame 14: Johnny Andre 24 carries, 113 yards, 2 TD’s Ewing 62 Princeton 7: Ewing defense two INT’s for TD’s Timber Creek 35 Williamstown 10: Devin Leary 20-39, 292 yards 2 TD’s Delsea 43 Woodrow Wilson 12: Aidan Borguet 26 carries, 206 yards, 5 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. Here’s a look at just some of our Saturday games: Peddie at Hun, Seton Hall Prep at Montclair, Edison at Freehold Boro, Allentown at Trenton 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) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a player that we need to consider.
Pennington through to MCT Final with Golden Goal in OT! – Watch Highlights
Pennington – 2 Princeton – 1 in OT The 2nd seeded Pennington School, featuring an international roster, was held scoreless through 73 minutes of play in the Mercer County Semi-Final match with Princeton on Tuesday Night. That changed in the 74th minute was USA Today All-American Ibrahima Diop put in a header for the equalizer, and Ousmane Guyeye sent in the golden goal in OT for the 2-1 Win. The Red Raiders of Pennington advance to play 4th seeded West Windsor Plainsboro South for the Mercer County Championship on Thursday. Watch Highlights of Pennington’s comeback win over Princeton below! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopedic Associates for providing coverage of Princeton and The Pennington School! 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.
Allentown girl’s soccer remains perfect against Princeton
Number 20 Allentown improved to 12-0 on the year after an impressive 5-0 shutout victory against Princeton. Carly Roche and the crew are now 3-0 in conference play. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there to get all the action! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton and Allentown coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Little Tigers and Red Birds 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.
Watch Princeton 1 Nottingham 0 boy’s soccer highlights
After being shut out 3-0 by Westfield, the Princeton boy’s soccer team was looking to bounce back against local rival Nottingham, but the Northstars did not make it easy. After a shutout in regulation the Tigers were able to come out on top thanks to the golden goal from Dean Patel. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for providing coverage of Princeton and Nottingham Athletics! 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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Hamilton 39 Princeton 0
Princeton gets OT win at Southern to advance to quarters
Aidan Trainor scored with just 1:30 left in overtime to give #9 seed Princeton a 3-2 win at #8 Southern Regional to advance to the Public “A” quarterfinals. SSZ has highlights from a great game and all the second round scores including two big road upset wins for Shore Conference teams Princeton 3 Southern 2 (OT) Aidan Trainor’s goal with 1:30 left in overtime propelled #9 seed Princeton into the Public “A” quarterfinals. Southern Regional got goals from Jack Conrad and Nolan Ruff. Conrad’s goal in the first period off a great feed from Paul Keyes gave Southern a 1-0 lead at the end of one period. There were three goals in a span of 1:48 early in the second period. Ruff’s goal was sandwiched in between Princeton scores by Justin Joyce and Brendon McCormick. We were 90 seconds away from a shootout, but McCormick fed Trainor’s who’s shot was able to navigate through traffic and give the Tigers a second round win. Watch great playoff highlights from Toms River: Three Shore Conference teams punched tickets to the quarterfinals on Thursday highlighted by Wall and Middletown North scoring upset wins on the road. Six more teams are in action this Friday night and SSZ will have more state hockey highlights. Public “A” (9) Princeton 3 (8) Southern Regional 2 (OT) Public “B” (13) Middletown North 4 (4) Chatham 3 OT (10) Wall 5 (7) Roxbury 3 Non-Public (4) CBA 10 (13) St. Joseph-Montvale 0 (3) Don Bosco Prep 6 (14) Saint John Vianney 0 Friday Second Round Schedule Public “A” (11) Sparta/Jefferson at (6) Freehold Township, Friday 8:15 pm (18) Manalapan at (2) Ridge, Friday 6:30 pm Public “B” (16) Jackson Memorial at (1) Glen Rock, Friday 7:15 pm (12) Point Pleasant Boro at (5) Indian Hills, Friday 8:30 pm (19) Jackson Liberty at (3) Middletown South, Friday 6:15 pm