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Watch Friday 10.16 JSZ Football Highlights
Wet weather threw a few wrinkles into the Week 3 schedule, but Friday night still brought us tons of highlights from all around the state. Check back throughout the night to watch all of the exciting action! Delbarton 27 Don Bosco 21 Delbarton made history Friday night. The Green Wave scored only their second win […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Incredible Stat Lines Highlight JSZ Week 2 Game Ball Nominees!
Just like that, we’re already 1/4 of the way through the 2020 football season now that Week 2 has come and gone. JSZ’s team of MMJ’s is highlighting another batch of stellar performances with game ball voting where players in every corner of the state are honored. The polls stay open through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone for voting! South Jersey Our South Jersey game ball poll includes players from the West Jersey Football League. Thank you to NJM Insurance for sponsoring our South Jersey Game Ball polls! Take Our Poll North Jersey Our North Jersey polls includes players from the Super Football Conference and parts of the Big Central Football Conference. Take Our Poll Central Jersey Our Central Jersey polls includes players from the Shore Conference, as well as parts of the Big Central Football Conference and Mercer County. Take Our Poll
Watch Wednesday 10.7 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Big-time midweek matchups highlight our Wednesday soccer coverage across the state. Stay tuned as our coverage pours in! Gill St. Bernard’s 2 Pingry 1 | Boys The rematch of last year’s Somerset County Tournament final did not disappoint. Micaah Garnette, the star striker who leads Gill St. Bernard’s, led the way for the Knights with […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
It’s Selection Saturday! Watch JSZ’s Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show
Jersey Sports Zone reveals the brackets for the Last Dance Baseball Tournament. We’ve got all the matchups as 222 teams try to be the last team standing in Trenton on July 30. In case you missed our live show, check out all the brackets plus interviews with players and coaches around the state. The spring sports season was taken away from New Jersey high school athletes but thanks to an extraordinary effort by the New Jersey high school baseball community, sports is coming back and Garden State diamond squads get an incredible summer tournament for One Last Dance. JSZ presents the Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show. Just like the NCAA Baseball Tournament, we have all the brackets, matchups and interviews with coaches and players from around the state. Click on the video below to watch the reveal of the 222 teams that will play in 32 different regions. Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of the Last Dance Baseball Tournament is made possible by Sterling National Bank. We will have coverage of all nine days of the Tournament starting on July 14 with pool play around the state About the Last Dance Tournament 222 teams, 32 regions. Every team is guaranteed three games in modified pool play. Regions with four teams will play round robin with the best record advancing to the 32-team single elimination tournament that begins in week two. Eight team regions will have modified pool play in the first two days. Teams with 2-0 records will meet up on the final day to determine the region winner. While all the teams are varsity baseball players, the tournament is not associated with the NJSIAA and school uniforms will not be worn. A lot of teams were not allowed to use their school name or nickname which is why you’ll see a lot of different names in the brackets. Last Dance Tournament NORTH BRACKETS SOUTH BRACKETS
Watch Wednesday 2.26 JSZ Tournament Basketball Highlights
The action continues to heat up before the start of the state playoffs, with semifinal games in the Union County Tournament, the Cape-Atlantic League Tournament and the Mercer County Tournament. Check back throughout the night for all of the highlights! The Patrick School 59 Linden 36 | Union County Tournament Semifinal The Patrick School, seeded as the top team in Union County, received points from 12 different players in Tuesdays semifinal win over fourth-seeded Linden. Jonathan Kuminga, Zarique Nutter, Adama Sanogo and Noah Farrakhan helped fuel the win. The Celtics are set to face off against rival Roselle Catholic in the finals on Saturday evening. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Kean University: Roselle Catholic 52 Elizabeth 46 | Union County Tournament Semifinal Florida commit Niels Lane was seemingly always in the fast lane Tuesday night as his team-high 15 points helped Roselle Catholic reach the Union County Final for the third straight season. Corey Floyd, Jr. and Cliff Omoruyi each reached double-figured in the win. This sets up a major showdown against The Patrick School as Roselle Catholic will look to defend two consecutive county championship seasons. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Kean University: Trenton Catholic 85 Hightstown 63 | Mercer County Tournament Semifinal Trenton Catholic (4) defeated top seeded Hightstown (1) to advance to the program’s seventh straight Mercer County Title. The reigning MCT Champs were led by VCU commit Jamir Watkins who finished with 28 points. The Iron Mike’s will face Nottingham (3) in the Championship Game. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Trenton Catholic and Hightstown coverage. Nottingham 61 Robbinsville 47 | Mercer County Tournament Semifinal Nottingham (3) advanced to the Mercer County Tournament final with an upset victory over Robbinsville (2). The Northstars were locked into a close battle with Robbinsville early on, as the game was tied at nine after the first quarter. Kishawn Douragh would be a spark plug for Nottingham in the second half, ending the night with 18 points. The Northstars will face fourth-seeded Trenton Catholic in the MCT Final. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Nottingham and Robbinsville coverage. St. Augustine 65 Mainland 41 |Cape-Atlantic League Tournament Semifinal The Hermits trailed by eight after the first quarter, but dominated the second and third quarters to punch a ticket to the Cape-Atlantic League title game. Matt Delaney led the Prep with 19 points. Elmarko Jackson added 16 points in the victory. Jaquan Mace scored 12 points for the Mustangs in the loss. St. Augustine will face Wildwood Catholic in the CAL Tournament final on Saturday at Stockton University. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Galloway: Wildwood Catholic 61 St. Joseph (Hamm.) 47 | Cape-Atlantic League Tournament Semifinal The Crusaders take the rubber match with the Wildcats and set a date with St. Augustine in the Cape-Atlantic League Tournament final. It was a back-and-forth contest for three quarters, but Wildwood Catholic exploded in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Taj Thweatt put together a monster night, scoring 25 points and pulling down 12 rebounds in the win. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from Galloway:
Watch Friday 1.17 JSZ Hockey Highlights
We’ve got a pair of Friday night hockey games on Jersey Sports Zone. Robbinsville picked up its 12th win of the season with a win over Hopewell Valley plus Freehold Boro picked up its fifth straight victory thank to a 4-2 win over Red Bank Regional at Middletown Ice World. Watch the highlights now! Robbinsville 5 Hopewell Valley 2 Robbinsville improves to (12-2) following a 5-2 victory over Hopewell Valley (8-5-1). The Ravens got ahead 4-2 entering the third following an early hat trick from senior Mitchell Ducalo. It was Ducalo’s second hat trick in two games. Robert Grimes added the other two scores. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Hopewell Valley coverage. Freehold Boro 4 Red Bank Regional 2 Andrew Kutzman broke a 2-2 tie in the second period and Joe Barone scored his 11th of the year for a huge insurance goal to give the Colonials a fifth straight win. Anthony Guglieri had 21 saves including a number of big stops. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Middletown Ice World: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Freehold Boro is made possible by Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall. Thanks to Ryser’s Landscape Supply for allowing us to capture great moments from Red Bank Regional all year long.
Watch Wednesday 1.15 JSZ Hockey Highlights
We’ve got Wednesday high school hockey on Jersey Sports Zone. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has Robbinsville hosting Shore Conference foe Wall and Rich Chrampanis has highlights from the Red Bank Armoy and an impressive effort from the Red Bank Regional Bucs Robbinsville 6 Wall 4 Robbinsville picked up their third straight win with a 6-4 victory over Wall. The Ravens were able to take a 4-0 lead after the first period and led 5-1 entering the third. However, Wall would counter with three unanswered goals to cut the lead to one before Robbinsville scored on an empty net. Mitchell Ducalo finished with a hat trick for Robbinsville. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Robbinsville coverage. Red Bank Regional 10 Lacey 0 Gordon Ogden, Sam Almasy and Ethan Cornish all scored two goals and the Bucs matched their win total from last year with their 5th win of the year. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Red Bank Armory: Thanks to Ryser’s Landscape Supply in Little Silver for supporting JSZ’s coverage of Red Bank Regional
Watch Monday 1.6 JSZ Hockey Highlights
JSZ opens 2020 with some action on the ice! We’ll have you covered with action from Morris County, the CVC plus the Shore Conference as we head into the New Year. Stay tuned for the action! Freehold Boro 2 Rumson-FH 1 Joseph Calecchia turned away 42 shots and the Colonials scored two goals in the span of 10 seconds to score an upset win in Shore Conference play. Sam Catalano gave RFH a 1-0 lead early in the third period. The Colonials responded with goals by Anthony Caruso and Joe Barone. Despite being outshot 43-19, the Colonials were able to hand RFH its first loss of the season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from the Red Bank Armory: Jersey Sports Zone brings you this great moment from the Colonials thanks to the support of Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall Princeton 3 Robbinsville 2 Princeton remains undefeated on the year at 7-0-1 following a close 3-2 comeback win over Robbinsville. The Tigers scored three unanswered goals after falling behind 2-0 after the first period. Stephen Avis, John Zammit and Rocco Salvato each found net for the Tigers, Salvato also added an assist. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Robbinsville coverage. Mountain Lakes 2 Mount Olive 0 Mountain Lakes goaltender Ben Polizzi stopped at 19 shots he faced against the Mount Olive tri-op Monday night as the Lakers (9-0-1) continue their undefeated start to the season. Defenseman Griffin O’Shaughnessy scored in the first period and Cameron Egan converted against an empty net inside the final minute to secure the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Mennen Arena:
Watch Monday 12.16 JSZ Hockey Highlights
The action continues to heat up on the ice all across the Garden State. Check back throughout the night for all of the highlights showcasing three Gordon Conference teams and a Mercer County showdown. Notre Dame 5 Robbinsville 3 In a matchup of two undefeated Mercer County teams, Notre Dame handed Robbinsville their first loss of the year to remain unbeaten (5-0). Despite trailing by two in the first period, the Irish with three unanswered goals rallied in the second to take a brief lead. As the game sat tied in the third, Carson Skove found net to put ND ahead once again. Skove and Sam Kraus each finished with two scores. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Notre Dame and Robbinsville coverage. Gloucester Catholic 3 Pope John 0 The Rams bounced back from a Sunday night loss against Don Bosco with a shutout win over the Lions. Chris Liscio stopped all 18 shots he faced in net. Nick Fascia and Matthew Frett both scored for GC, with Tyler Carter adding an empty netter to seal the victory. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Gordon Conference clash: Coverage of Gloucester Catholic is proudly brought to you by NJM Insurance. Seton Hall Prep 3 Manasquan 1 After suffering two straight losses to Don Bosco and Portledge (N.Y.) to open the season, Seton Hall Prep got right and won their first game of 2019 against Manasquan of the Shore Conference. Kyle Bishop, Alex Kuhtik and Sal Betro all scored in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Codey Arena in West Orange:
Vote now for JSZ’s 2019 Football Plays of the Year!
As we get ready for the Regional Championships and the end of the high school football season, JSZ has gone deep in its archives to pick out the best plays captured by our cameras during the 2019 football season. We’ve got seven categories for you to vote on. The polls are open NOW through Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. The winner of each category will get an invite to Jersey Sports Zone’s third annual football banquet on December 11 in Woodbridge. Thank you again to all the great athletes for giving us so many incredible plays to choose from. Watch all the videos below and cast your vote now! TD Run of the Year Take Our Poll TD Pass Play of the Year Take Our Poll Defensive TD of the Year Take Our Poll Special Teams TD of the Year Take Our Poll Sack of the Year Take Our Poll Clutch Play of the Year Take Our Poll Viewers Choice Play of the Year Take Our Poll JSZ’s Top Play Belt winners from the regular season are not in the Plays of the Year. Those winners will be invited to the banquet and be honored along with our Plays of the Year winners. JSZ 2019 Top Play Belt Winners Week 0: Sam Williams, Pingry Week 1: Thomas Amankwaa, Hillsborough Week 2: David Hicks, Red Bank Regional Week 3: Nate Summerville, Shawnee Week 4: Nasir Calhoun, Donovan Catholic Week 5: Nasir Abney, Holy Cross Week 6: Mike Cassanata, Wayne Hills Week 7: Jada Byers, St. Joe-Hammonton Week 8: Jake Cook, Mainland Week 9: Jimmy Pepe, Randolph Week 10: Lonnie Cebulski, Jackson Memorial
Allentown knocks off unbeaten Robbinsville in playoff play-in
The NJSIAA playoffs are officially underway. The Central Jersey Group 3 bracket had a play-in game between Allentown and Robbinsville under the Wednesday Night Lights. JSZ has the highlights of the Redbirds victory to earn a spot in the quarterfinals. Allentown 24 Robbinsville 10 Ramsey Ben Flah had two TD runs and Dan Merkel threw a 46-yard TD pass to Sal D’Adamo to lead Allentown to a play-in victory against the previously unbeaten Ravens. Allentown had the #16 seed in power points in Group 3, but Robbinsville went a perfect 9-0 earning a bid into the bracket despite being outside the top 16. NJSIAA officials determined that Robbinsville would play Allentown in a play-in game. With the victory, the Redbirds now have to turn around and play top seed Wall on Sunday afternoon. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Allentown: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Robbinsville and Allentown is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates
Watch Saturday 9.14 JSZ Week 1 Football Highlights
Week 1 wraps up with plenty of great action all across the state. Thanks to our sponsors for allowing us to capture these great moments and be sure to look out for our Top Play and Game Ball nominees from this weekend. Our Teaser sets the stage for our coverage, then you can scroll down and watch all the action from a great Saturday of football! Camden 42 Cedar Creek 41 The Panthers raced out to a 28-0 lead, before the Pirates battled back and turned this one into an instant classic. Jalin Brownlee threw five touchdown passes for The High. Alijah Clark hauled in three touchdown catches, while DaMeir Burns finished with a pair of TD catches. Louie Barrios threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score for Cedar Creek in the loss. Purdue University commit Malachi Melton caught four TD passes, all in the fourth quarter. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from a thriller in Egg Harbor City: Coverage of Camden is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. St. Joe’s (Mont.) 33 Cardinal Hayes (NY) 7 New Jersey’s top team didn’t skip a beat in their first game on New Jersey soil in the 2019 season. Star junior running back Audric Estime broke the game open with an 89-yard touchdown scamper, leading the way to a 120-yard, three-touchdown performance. This was the nightcap game in the first annual Battle for the Bridge showcase. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from MetLife Stadium: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all St. Joe’s (Mont.) athletics throughout the 2019-2020 scholastic season is brought to you by Rothman Orthopaedics! Freehold Boro 27 Freehold Township 21 (2OT) Sha’Kim Shuler’s third TD run of the game in double overtime from 10 yards out gave Freehold Boro a crosstown rivalry win and the Duke Trophy. Shuler scored late in the fourth quarter to force overtime and the Freehold Boro defense was able to create a turnover in the second OT setting the stage for Shuler’s heroics. JSZ has thrilling highlights from a great football game: Why did we have highlights of Freehold Boro’s double-overtime classic? It’s because of our Colonials sponsor – Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall St. Anthony’s (NY) 16 Delbarton 14 The Battle of the Bridge Showcase from MetLife Stadium kicked off with a tough battle between St. Anthony’s (NY) and Delbarton. The Green Wave struck first with a special teams fumble recovery in the end zone to go ahead 7-0 in the second quarter. St. Anthony’s would tie the game at 7 heading into the break following a 4 yard running score from quarterback Rob McGee. Early in the second half Delbarton would take the lead following an 18 yard TD pass from Cole Freeman to Andrew Ross, but a field goal and a 28 yard throwing score from Rob McGee to Justin Houston put the Friars ahead 16-14 late in the fourth. Delbarton would come within field goal distance, however there would not be enough time for a last second score. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights from East Rutherford: Thank you to Tip of the Spear Football for sponsoring our Delbarton coverage! Robbinsville 28 Gloucester Catholic 7 The Ravens improved to (2-0) on the season, propelled by a tremendous defensive performance led by junior Shane Martin, who had two blocked punts and an interception. Robbinsville quarterback Danny Surtz threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in the victory. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from J.A. Lynch Field in Gloucester City: Coverage of Robbinsville is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thank you to NJM Insurance for sponsoring our Gloucester Catholic coverage! Red Bank Catholic 7 Manasquan 0 Elijah Jules 10-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter was the only score of the contest as the Caseys defense holds Manasquan to 103 yards. Joe Diorio had a 56-yard catch to set up the score and delivered an interception in the fourth quarter. JSZ has the highlights from a Saturday afternoon Shore Conference defensive struggle: Thanks to the Jersey Shore Institute of Health and Wellness for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic. JSI is the reason we can bring you highlights of the Caseys all year long! Mater Dei Prep 41 Jackson Memorial 7 Malik Ingram had nine carries for 118 yards and 4 TD’s (all in the first half) and Naran Bunton had two catches for 110 yards and 2 TD’s to lead the Seraphs to a convincing win at home to improve to 2-0 on the season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Middletown: Thanks to Louro Chiropractic Center for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Jackson Memorial
Watch Thursday 9.12 Soccer Highlights
JSZ brings you boys soccer coverage from Union and Mercer counties as Week Two of the season winds down. Scotch Plains-Fanwood 1 Westfield 0 Sophomore Nkem Okorie sent in a perfect service to fellow sophomore Ethan Koseoglu in the 67th minute for the lone goal in a wild game at Gary Kehler Stadium. Three goals (two from Westfield, one from Scotch Plains-Fanwood) were waved off from offsides calls. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from this Top 10 game in Westfield: Princeton 3 Robbinsville 1 Princeton and Robbinsville duked it out in the elements for one of the top Colonial Valley Conference games of the week. Following a 1-1 tie at halftime the Tigers struck twice on goals from Nicolas Petruso and Ian Pompliano to pick up their second straight win while the Ravens drop two in a row. Princeton is now 3-1, Robbinsville is 3-3. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Robbinsville coverage!
Who Wants the Top Play Belt? Vote Now for the Best Plays Captured by JSZ Cameras!
The Sunday JSZ tradition is back! We look back on all the best plays captured by our cameras and ask your vote for the Top Play of Week 00 and Week 0. We’ll keep our polls open through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winning play will get a visit from JSZ cameras at a mid-week practice and the presentation of the JSZ Top Play Belt. We’ve got another great mix of plays from offense, defense and special teams. Watch them all then cast your vote: Take Our Poll
Watch Friday 9.6 JSZ Week 0 Football Highlights
Week 0 heats up with tons of action all across the Garden State. Watch our Teaser below to get a taste of all the action coming from the Jersey Sports Zone team and scroll down to watch the action from every part NJ! Rumson-Fair Haven 20 Red Bank Catholic 14 John Volker ran for 163 yards on the ground and 25 more through the air with two touchdowns and Ryan Ruane had a 69-yard interception for a score as RFH built a 20-0 lead and held on to beat RBC for the first time since 2002. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Red Bank and the showdown of two of the top teams in the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic is made possible by Jersey Shore Institute of Health & Wellness. We’ll have great RBC coverage all year long thanks to JSI! Red Bank Regional 50 Freehold Boro 7 The Red Bank Regional Bucs had a riveting season opener under new head coach, David Schuman. Quarterback, Jack Chamberlain completed 11 out of 13 passes for 143 yards. He also scored two touchdowns for RBR. Wide receiver, running back and linebacker, Owen Laughlin, also finished with two touchdowns. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Little Silver: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Regional is made possible by Ryser’s Landscape Supply! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Freehold Boro is made possible by Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall. Gonzaga (D.C) 35 Don Bosco Prep 21 After losing their season-opener in California last weekend, Don Bosco Prep returned back home to the Garden State looking for a win. Standing in the way was Gonzaga and their five-star Class of 2021 quarterback Caleb Williams. Williams was masterful throughout the game, accounting for 5 touchdowns and leading a comeback effort against the Ironmen. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Ramsey: Cherokee 51 Washington Twp. 6 After winning just one game in 2018, the Chiefs came out on a mission to begin the 2019 campaign. They raced out to a 28-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Billy Osborn ran for a score and threw two touchdown passes to Caden Burti in the victory. Darren Hazen rushed for a pair of TDs. Cherokee also scored on defense and special teams in this one. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Sewell. Coverage of Washington Township is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Cinnaminson 21 Delran 10 The Pirates overcame a 10-7 halftime deficit to knock off the Bears in the opening game of the season for both teams. Shawn Ruffin rushed for over 100 yards and a touchdown to lead the way for Cinnaminson. Carmen Saginario and A.J. Torres also found the endzone for the Pirates in the win. Michigan commit R.J. Moten scored Delran’s only touchdown of the night. James Mooney has the highlights from this Burlington County clash: Coverage of Cinnaminson is made possible by NJM Insurance. North Brunswick 26 South Brunswick 0 After 42 years of meeting on Thanksgiving, North and South Brunswick did not play in 2018 due to the new football playoff system. However, the friendly rivalry resumed in Week 0 and for the first time in eight meetings it was the Raiders walking away victorious. Dahvey Hicks who recently transferred back to the program from New Brunswick made his return memorable as he returned a 95 yard kickoff and rushed in a 36 yard touchdown. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our South Brunswick coverage! Notre Dame 55 Ewing 12 Cortaz Williams had a monster game with 7 carries for 122 yards on the ground with three TD’s to go along with a blocked punt TD and a 79 yard kickoff return for a score. Shawn Clancy gets his first win as Irish head coach. JSZ has the Mercer County action: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Notre Dame and Ewing is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Robbinsville 19 Manchester Twp. 15 Robbinsville quarterback Dan Surtz was the force behind a major surge of offense in the Ravens’ season opener. Surtz led the way with three touchdowns — including a top-play worthy run and a game-winning TD pass — to help capture their first win of 2019. JSZ has the highlights from Ocean County: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Robbinsville is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
JSZ Year in Review: Top Softball Games of 2019
Jersey Sports Zone is about capturing great video highlights. As we get ready to turn the page towards the 2019-20 school year, we take one more look back at the top games captured by our cameras. Our series continues with wrestling. First time champions, walk-offs, dominating pitching performances, New Jersey sets the bar high when it comes to softball. Here are our most viewed games of the 2019 season. 10. Cedar Grove 7 Buena 1 Cedar Grove remained amongst the top powers in the state throughout 2019. The Panthers raised a Group 1 State Championship thanks to 12 hits as pitcher Mia Faieta allowed just two and one earned run from the mound. 9. Lodi Immaculate 4 St. Joseph (Hammonton) 0 Immaculate Conception is no stranger to State Titles, the Blue Wolves captured their seventh straight Non-Public B Crown with a 4-0 shutout against St. Joseph (Hammonton). A huge 3-run home run from sophomore Christina Braid would open the lead late in this intense showdown. 8. Robbinsville 9 Steinert 5 Hard to top a better ending to a rivalry game than a grand slam to take the lead in the top of the seventh. Robbinsville’s Devon Witt can cross it off her bucket list as she propelled the Ravens to a 9-5 win over Steinert with one swing of the bat. 7. Steinert 10 Hamilton West 0 Reigning Tournament of Champion Winners Steinert began the season with an impressive 10-0 shutout over Colonial Valley Conference rival Hamilton West. It was a preview of things to come as the Spartans remained in the NJ Top 20 for all of 2019. 6. Donovan Catholic 10 Cedar Grove 0 The final softball game of the year saw a dominant power raise its very first Tournament of Champions Title. Donovan Catholic ended an impressive season with a huge win over a state power to make history. 5. Middletown North 5 Chatham 0 They may have been overlooked at times, but make no mistake Middletown North was in the driver’s seat the entire time. The Lions raised their very first Group 3 State Championship with a 5-0 win over Chatham. 4. Hightstown 9 Mount Olive 4 Emotions ran high in this battle of rookie State Title contenders. Highstown won its first ever group 4 state final following an impressive performance from pitcher Allie Bridgman that included 3 RBI’s and 10 strikeouts. 3. Westfield 8 Middletown North 6 It took 11 innings, but Westfield was able to best eventual State Champions Middletown North 8-6. A total of four home runs from both teams headlined this wild finish. 2. Ramsey 2 Bordentown 1 Who doesn’t like a walk-off? Emma Cunningham helped lead Ramsey to the Group 2 State Title with a heroic late inning hit for a 2-1 win over Bordentown. 1. Donovan Catholic 11 Mount Saint Donovan 1 Donovan Catholic continued a historic season as they captured their first Non-Public A State Title before winning the Tournament of Champions. DC edged Mount Saint Mary’s 11-1 to advance to the TOC Final.
Vote now for JSZ’s Spring Sports Plays of the Year!
Big moments, amazing athleticism and pure power highlight Jersey Sports Zone’s spring sports plays of the year. We have over 40 nominees in three categories. Watch the best highlights captured by our cameras and cast your vote now! The 2019 spring sports season has come to a close and JSZ went through all of our games to pick the best plays captured by our camera. We’ve got nominees for the JSZ Lax goal of the year, web gem of the year (baseball and softball) plus the spring sports clutch play of the year featuring walk-off wins on the diamond, overtime lax thrillers and great arms from the outfield on the diamond. Our polls will stay open through Friday at 3:00 pm and we will honor our plays of the year winners this summer. A special thanks to all the athletes who are responsible for these fantastic clips! JSZ Lax Goal of the Year Take Our Poll JSZ Spring Sports Clutch Play of the Year Take Our Poll JSZ Web Gem of the Year Take Our Poll
Watch Tuesday 5.28 JSZ Playoff Baseball Highlights
Summer is right around the corner and that means postseason baseball in the Garden State! Jersey Sports Zone is pleased to bring you exciting statewide playoff action from the sectional semifinals. The highlights are posted from St. Augustine vs. Notre Dame (Non-Public A South), Wall vs. Hamilton West (Central Group 3) and Bordentown vs. Robbinsville (Central Group 2)! (1) St. Augustine 9 (5) Notre Dame 5 – Non-Public A South Semifinal The No. 7 Hermits raced out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning and held off the No. 3 Irish over the later innings. Rob Ready and Kyle Neri each finshed with two RBIs for St. Augustine. Kevin Foreman and Cole Vanderslice also drove in runs. The Hermits advance to their fourth straight sectional final, and will host either Christian Brothers Academy or St. Joseph (Metuchen) for the Non-Public A South title on Friday. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Richland: Coverage of Notre Dame is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. (4) Wall 4 (1) Hamilton West 1 – Central Group 3 Semifinal Trey Dombroski pitched a complete game 5-hitter striking out 11 and walking none to become Wall’s all-time leader in wins with 23. More importantly, the Crimson Knights are in the Central Jersey Group 3 final. The win is Wall’s 15th straight and for head coach Todd Schmitt it was career win #400. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction: JSZ’s coverage of Hamilton West is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates (6) Robbinsville 2 (7) Bordentown 1 – Central Group 2 Semifinal It’s been a year to remember so far for Robbinsville. They’ve reached 18 wins for the first time since 2015 and are hot after reeling off three consecutive playoff wins against Spotswood, Manasquan and now Bordentown. Starter Tyler Lehmann went six innings and allowed one run, and Dan Frascella came in for the seventh to pitch a scoreless inning and secure the win. The Flock will play the winner of Wednesday’s game between Point Boro and Governor Livingston in the Central Group 2 title game. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Robbinsville: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s continued coverage of all Robbinsville athletics is proudly brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
Vote now for the final Game Balls of the spring sports season
Jersey Sports Zone thanks our loyal audience for voting all year long for JSZ Game Balls. We have the final 60 nominees in high school baseball and softball. We’ll keep our polls open through Tuesday at 3:00 pm and visit high school baseball and softball practices or games to present JSZ Game Balls to six more great recipients. Thanks to NJM Insurance for sponsoring JSZ’s South Jersey Game Balls South Jersey Game Ball Nominees presented by NJM Insurance Take Our Poll Take Our Poll North Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Central Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
Devon Witt Wins South Jersey Softball Game Ball!
Robbinsville’s Franklin & Marshall commit, Devon Witt, took home the South Jersey Game Ball for her performance during the game against Steinert. She hit the Game Winning Grand Slam and also had 6 RBIs. Check out her full ceremony right now: Take Our Poll Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage for Robbinsville!
Watch Monday 4.22 JSZ Baseball Highlights
Have no fear, baseball highlights are here! JSZ’s cameras braved the rainy conditions Monday to bring you highlights from around the state. We have everything from extra innings walk-offs, to close games down to the wire, to a pair of blowout wins. Enjoy the highlights! Hopewell Valley 3 Robbinsville 2 (10 innings) Seven innings wasn’t enough for Colonial Valley Conference division rivals Hopewell Valley and Robbinsville. After taking a 1-0 lead in the first a pitching error allowed Robbinsville to tie the game in the top of the third. We’d remain at that score until the tenth when the Ravens scored on a sacrifice fly. Following a double play in the bottom of the inning Hopewell Valley was down to it’s last out with the bases loaded. It was then Tony St. John delivered a clutch 2 RBI single to lead the Bulldogs to a walk off 3-2 victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Hopewell Valley coverage! Don Bosco Prep 11 DePaul 1 While it was a washout in most of Bergen County, Don Bosco Prep’s turf field helped get in this divisional matchup. Bosco’s Devin Rivera went the distance in six innings for the complete game shutout, powered by six strikeouts. But the offense was equally as explosive, too, as they collected their third mercy-rule win this season. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Ramsey: Cedar Creek 14 Vineland 7 Luke Vaks was in command for the Pirates, striking out 11 to earn the win. Dan DiGiovannantonio led the charge at the plate going 2-4 with a double and three RBIs. Derion Hurless, Russell Riek and David Hagaman also drove in runs for Cedar Creek in the victory. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape Atlantic League clash: Union Catholic 4 Woodbridge 1 Brendan Welsh threw five strong innings scattering seven hits and giving up just one run and Christopher Tomalavage had the big hit of the game with a 2-run single in the 4th to get Union Catholic to 7-2 on the season. UC benefitted from two key double plays and a couple of great grabs in center by Richie Gonzales. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the rainy highlights from Woodbridge High:
60 more nominees from the diamond are up for JSZ Game Balls
The Jersey Sports Zone team has scoured the state nominating the top players and performances from the diamond. Cast your vote now for our third edition of Game Balls of the 2019 spring sports season! We have ten nominees from baseball and softball in North, Central and South Jersey. Our polls stay open through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winners of our polls will receive a JSZ Game Ball at a mid-week practice or game. Coaches, players, and fans can nominate a player for a JSZ Game Ball by emailing us by Saturday night: North Jersey- Jay Cook (Jay@JerseySportsZone.com) South Jersey – Mike Frankel (MikeFrankel@JerseySportsZone.com) Central Jersey- Rich Chrampanis (Rich@JerseySportsZone.com) South Jersey Game Balls (Presented by NJM Insurance) Take Our Poll Take Our Poll North Jersey Game Balls Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Central Jersey Game Balls Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
Robbinsville’s Devon Witt hits grand slam in seventh to hold off Steinert!
Robbinsville 9 Steinert 5 It was one of the must see softball matchups of the year as reigning Tournament of Champions Winner’s No. 8 Steinert hosted No. 7 Robbinsville. These two programs have both brought home State Title’s the past few seasons and Wednesday morning’s matchup proved why. After scoring the first run of the game Robbinsville tried to play catch up with the Spartans as they would lead 6-3 thanks to not one, but two homeruns from Catcher Alex Haley. However, in the top of the seventh inning while trailing 7-5 and the bases loaded Devon Witt having already driven in two runs earlier hit a grand slam to give the Ravens a 9-5 lead. Her shot to right field would ultimately be the deciding factor. Robbinsville’s Olivia Moser also collected her 100th career hit and went 2-4 including a homerun of her own. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Steinert coverage!
Watch Wednesday 3.27 JSZ Lax Opening Day Highlights
The first day of the 2019 lacrosse season has finally arrived! Jersey Sports Zone was at fields all over the Garden State for a jam-packed day of action. Our coverage will be updated throughout the night so stay tuned for all the highlights! Robbinsville 10 Hopewell Valley 8 – Boys Lacrosse Robbinsville started the lacrosse season 1-0 after an en exciting 10-8 win over Hopewell Valley. The Ravens fell behind 4-2 at halftime, but thanks to a four goal performance from senior Jeremy Calabro they were able to fight back to take the lead to begin the fourth quarter. This opening day victory even more satisfying for Robbinsville as they avenge their season ending loss in the playoffs to Hopewell Valley from 2018. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Hopewell Valley coverage! Moorestown 10 Westfield 3 – Boys Lacrosse Moorestown traveled over an hour to get the 2019 season underway and they certainly made it worth their while. The Quakers got a four-goal performance from UMass-commit Ben Cantwell and four-point games from Shane Knobloch and Connor McDonough. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Westfield: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone was able to be on hand for this opening day game thanks to a pair of our loyal sponsors, NJM Insurance (Moorestown) and Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (Westfield)! Cinnaminson 11 Oakcrest 5 – Boys Lacrosse The Pirates dominated the fourth period to pull away from the Falcons and earn a win on the road on opening day. Zach Artur, Conlan Holt and Cole Wojtkowski each scored three goals in the win for Cinnaminson. Kevin Albright and Bobby Goff scored two goals apiece for Oakcrest in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Mays Landing: Sponsor Alert! Thanks to NJM Insurance for sponsoring coverage of the Cinnaminson Pirates! Red Bank Catholic 15 Monroe 2 – Girls Lacrosse The Red Bank Catholic Caseys took on the Monroe Falcons at home for their season opener on Wednesday afternoon. The Caseys finished their 2018 season with a stellar 19-3 overall record. RBC scored 10 goals in the first half alone. Jacksonville University commit, Mackenzie Boyle, scored a hat trick and had 11 assists for the day. Georgian Court commit, Riley O’Connor, also scored a hat trick. The Caseys will take on Ranney tomorrow afternoon for their first away game of the season. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Red Bank: Sponsors! Thank you to Playa Bowls of Red Bank for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Monroe!
Hopewell Valley Rolls R’Ville, Wins 39th Straight CVC Dual
There’s just no stopping them. Hopewell Valley used a 33-point outburst over the final six bouts to take control, clinch a win and secure yet another Colonial Valley Conference Valley Division title in a 45-22 win over Robbinsville Tuesday night. That nearly three-dozen point run was sparked by pins from Brandon Bowman at 182 pounds, heavyweight John Snyder and Jacob Venezia at 113 pounds. Hopewell Valley has now won 39-straight CVC dual and has won 93 out of their last 94 CVC duals. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Hopewell: Match Results Hopewell Valley 45 — Robbinsville 22 120: Drake Torrington (ROBB) over Allen Lopez (Fall 1:00) 126: Joey Vannozzi (HVH) over Isaiah Lederman (Dec. 17-10) 132: Vincent Truong (ROBB) over Alejandro Lopez (Dec. 7-6) 138: Ryan Kanner (ROBB) over Aaron Longo (Dec. 6-2) 145: Justin Venezia (HVH) over Nick Migliaccio (Fall 1:26) 152: Jack Milazzo (ROBB) over Heath Trainor (MD 16-4) 160: Sean Santora (HVH) over Stephen Perna (Dec. 8-4) 170: Garrett Bilgrav (ROBB) over Josh Beigman (Fall 2:40) 182: Brandon Bowman (HVH) over Ian Kempton (Fall 1:15) 195: Brian LaCross (HVH) Forfeit 220: Christian Cacciabaudo (HVH) Forfeit 285: John Snyder (HVH) over Mateo Cruz (Fall 0:48) 106: Christian Micikas (HVH) over Shailen Savur (Dec. 6-0) 113: Jacob Venezia (HVH) over Aiden Weil (Fall 0:29) Double Sponsor Alert! Thanks to loyal sponsors like Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Jersey Sports Zone was able to be on hand and capture this Mercer County rivalry between Robbinsville and Hopewell Valley!
Watch Friday 1.18 JSZ Hockey Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone is pleased to bring you statewide hockey highlights from 1.18. We’ve got Manasquan reaching the 11-0 mark thanks to a 3rd period snipe, Robbinsville picking up their third straight win and Bergen Catholic scoring a quarterfinal win in the Bergen County tournament Manasquan 4 Point Pleasant Boro 2 Matt Franzoni’s second goal of the game with 5:36 to go in the third period broke a 2-2 tie as the Warriors remain unbeaten with an 11-0 mark. Point Pleasant Boro gave a valiant effort despite having just eight skaters. Eddie Coyne tied the game on a power play goal on a two-man advantage in the third period to tie the game at 2. The Panthers appeared to take the lead 26 seconds later on an Aidan Zielaznicki goal, but the officials ruled a no-goal after it went off his skate and into the net. Fran Robbinsville 4 Notre Dame 3 Robbinsville picked up its third win in a row with an exciting 4-3 victory over division rival Notre Dame. Despite being down 2-1 entering the third period the Ravens scored three times, including a must see goal from Jeremy Van Duren. Robbinsville improves to 6-6-2 on the year and could increase their seeding in the upcoming Mercer County Tournament. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Sponsor Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Notre Dame coverage! Bergen Catholic 4 Paramus 2 – Bergen County Tournament Quarterfinal The Bergen Catholic Crusaders defeated the Paramus Spartans 4-2 on Friday night, improving their overall record to 5-11-1. The Crusaders had four different scorers for the night: Devon Kelley, Nicholas Stoebling, Tommy Kleinman and William Frassetto. Bergen Catholic will take on Don Bosco Prep for the Semifinal round on Monday, Jan. 21. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Friday’s Quarterfinal face-off: Sponsor! Thank you to Equinox Fitness Clubs for sponsoring our Bergen Catholic coverage!
Watch JSZ 11.1 State Playoff Soccer Highlights
Round two of the state soccer playoffs brings JSZ cameras to four games from around New Jersey. We’ve got Prep state soccer championship wins for the St. Benedict’s boys and the Pennington girls plus a dramatic golden goal from #14 seed Shore Regional and a dominating effort from defending state champ Holmdel. Watch it all on Jersey Sports Zone! St. Benedict’s Prep 7 Pennington 0 | Boys Prep A Finals St. Benedict’s Prep added yet another achievement to a laundry list of accomplishments for their 2018 season. The Gray Bees rolled through Pennington to capture a National Championship, the No. 1 national ranking, their 29th Prep A title in 30 years, while going undefeated for the last two seasons. JSZ’s Jay Cook was in Newark for this historic win for the St. Benedict’s Prep program: Sponsor Shoutout! JSZ’s coverage of all Pennington athletics is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. (14) Shore Regional 1 (6) Raritan 0 (OT) – Central Jersey Group 2 Quarterfinals Ryan Bongarzone’s right foot blast off a feed from Colin Creighton :59 seconds into overtime was the golden goal to give the #14 seed a second straight upset in the state playoffs. Shore reaches the Central Jersey Group 2 semifinals and a matchup with #10 seed Carteret. JSZ has the highlights and post-match reaction from Hazlet: Pennington 5 Blair 1 | Girls Prep A Finals Pennington Girls Soccer claimed its third Prep A Title in four years with a 5-1 win over Blair Academy. After trailing 1-0 at the break the Red Raiders led by St. Joseph’s commit Jayden Avery scored five times in the second half. Avery would have three of the goals as Pennington claims their 13th Championship in 15 seasons to accompany their recent Mercer County Tournament Title win over No. 1 ranked Allentown just days ago. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Pennington coverage! Holmdel 8 Robbinsville 1 – Central Jersey Group 2 Quarterfinals Anthony Arena had two goals and two assists as seven different Hornets scored on the way to a convincing win. The Hornets are now 18-0-1 and will face Voorhees in the Central Jersey Group 2 Semifinals. Watch the highlights from a dominating first half: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Robbinsville is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates
Watch JSZ Playoff Soccer Highlights from 10.29
Let’s get it going! JSZ has coverage from across the state for the opening day of the NJSIAA boys soccer state tournament. Highlights will be posted throughout the evening so make sure to check back in later and watch. No. 14 Middletown South 2 No. 3 Hillsborough 1 | Central Jersey Group 4 State Tournament Round 1 UPSET ALERT!! 14 seed Middletown South took down the 3 seed Hillsborough in the Central Jersey Group 4 State Tournament. Jon Santos played a major roll in the win, assisting both Middletown South goals. Our MMJ Courtney DuPont has the highlights for you: 2X Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Middletown South is brought to you by our friends at the Monmouth Building Center and coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Ortho!! Thank you to both of our dedicated sponsors for the continued support! #8 Red Bank Catholic 2 #9 Saint John Vianney 1 – Non-Public South “A” Boys First Round Alex Nichols set up two goals in the final seven minutes as the Caseys score a dramatic win in the first round of the state playoffs. Nichols fed John Duffy for a goal with 7:01 remaining to draw even. With 2:31 to go, Nichols delivered a perfect cross on the corner kick that Andrew Colannino headed home for the game winner. JSZ has the highlights and post-match reaction from Red Bank: Thanks to BCB-Bayshore (St. John Vianney) and Playa Bowls of Red Bank (RBC) for sponsoring JSZ’s high school sports coverage! #2 Ocean Township 4 #15 Nottingham 1 – Central Jersey Group 3 Boys First Round Luke Yates had a goal and an assist to lead a balanced scoring attack as the Spartans broke a 1-1 tie with three unanswered goals to move on to the Central Jersey Group 2 quarterfinals and a date with #10 seed Burlington Township. JSZ has the highlights and post-match reaction from Madison Bess in Oakhurst: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of the Nottingham Northstars #6 Raritan 5 #11 Monmouth Regional 0 – Central Jersey Group 2 Boys First Round Nick Bavaro and Anthony Sparacino nailed two goals each and Jake Fortune scored his 12th goal of the season as Raritan blasted through the Monmouth Regional defense to a 5-0 win. The Rockets will prepare for another home match later this week against #14-seeded Shore Regional. Check out the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone was able to bring you these highlights thanks to our great sponsors Monmouth Building Center (Monmouth Regional) and BCB Bayshore (Raritan). #9 Robbinsville 1 #8 Metuchen 0 – Central Jersey Group 2 Boys First Round First round of the Boys Central Group 2 State Soccer Tournament featured ninth seed Robbinsville versus eighth seed Metuchen. After a scoreless first half Ravens Captain George Fotiou hit a goal in the 49’ to take a 1-0 lead. Robbinsville Goalkeeper Eric Schreir with five saves would help record a shutout to send them to the second round of the tournament to face top-seeded Holmdel. Watch the highlights now: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Robbinsville coverage. We look forward to bringing you more Raven athletics all year round!
Voting is underway for JSZ Week 7 Game Balls
Jersey Sports Zone honors the top performers from Week Seven 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 Shore Conference Take Our Poll Missed our Weekend Highlights? Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Friday Week 7 Highlights Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Saturday Week 7 Highlights
Watch JSZ Soccer Highlights from 10.15
Monday soccer from JSZ features two state-ranked showdowns and the start of conference tournament play. St. Peter’s Prep 2 Kearny 1 – Boys Soccer Both the Marauders and Kardinals fought it out to a tie nearly four weeks ago, but these two Hudson County squads gave it their all again in another thrilling matchup. Goal from Antonio Callegari and Kyle Hess along with stellar keeper play from Ulises Rodriguez helped St. Peter’s Prep notch a big win with the playoffs around the corner. JSZ has the highlights from these two Top 20 teams in Jersey City: No. 9 Watchung Hills 3 No. 10 Somerville 1 | Girls Soccer Top Ten Battle With Watchung Hills ranked ninth in the state, and Somerville ranked 10th, this game was a can’t miss. The Warriors made a statement in the first half when they scored three unanswered goals, and although Somerville shutdown the Watchung offense in the second half, they were unable to produce much offense themselves. Watchung Hills took the “W” 3-1. Check out full highlights now: Notre Dame 4 Robbinsville 2 – Boys Soccer With county tournament time right around the corner Notre Dame continues to make an impressive resume in the home stretch of their regular season schedule. After trailing 1-0 at the break the Irish bounced back with four goals in the final half to take down Robbinsville 4-2. Both the Ravens and Notre Dame are favorites to make a deep run for Mercer County. Watch the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Notre Dame coverage on JSZ. We look forward to bringing you more Ravens and Irish athletics all year long! South River 7 South Amboy 0 – GMC Boys Soccer Tournament The Rams had six different goal scorers to advance to the Round of 32 in the GMC Boys Soccer Tournament. South River will face #13 seed Wardlaw-Hartridge on Wednesday. JSZ has the highlights of South River’s fifth win of the season: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of South River is made possible by Campozino Restaurant Point Pleasant Beach 4 Manasquan 1 The Garnet Gulls had four different goal scorers and raced out to a 3-0 halftime lead to improve to 12-1 on the season. JSZ has the highlights of Monday afternoon girls soccer highlights out of the Shore Conference: Thanks to Ryne Olsen and Peak Coaching for Success for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Point Pleasant Beach
Watch JSZ Soccer Highlights from 10.1
Jersey Sports Zone brings you four games of high school boys soccer action from around New Jersey on Monday including the start of the HWS County Tournament Phillipsburg 6 Hopatcong 0 Round one of the HWS County Tournament started today at Phillipsburg High School where the Liners took on the Chiefs of Hopatcong. The Liners had a dominating performance and shutout the Chiefs 6-0. Courtney DuPont has the highlights for you: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Phillipsburg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club! Thank you Garnet Booster Club for your continued support! Raritan 2 Red Bank Catholic 0 – Boys Soccer Jake Fortune and Patrick Snyder scored goals in the span of 2:51 early in the second half to give the Rockets their fourth consecutive win after starting the season 0-4. JSZ has the highlights of Raritan’s impressive road win on Monday night in Red Bank: Thanks to BCB Bayshore (Raritan) and Playa Bowls of Red Bank (RBC) for sponsoring their hometown teams all year long! Robbinsville 2 Ewing 0 Goals by Mike Manners and Kyle Frostrom in the first and second halves, respectively, were the driving forces as the Robbinsville Ravens collected their fifth win of the season over Ewing. After beating South River last week, the Ravens now have their first win streak of 2018. All the highlights are here: Sponsor Shoutout! Princeton Orthopaedic Associates makes it possible for Jersey Sports Zone to capture so many great sports moments all year long from schools around the state’s capital! South River 2 Carteret 0 Eber Lucas had a goal and an assist as the Rams scored a pair of goals in the second half to pick up their second win of the season. JSZ has the GMC highlights from Monday afternoon: Thanks to Campozino Restaurant for sponsoring our coverage of both Carteret and South River
Watch JSZ Soccer Highlights from 9.26
JSZ brings you five more games of action from around New Jersey highlighted by two Golden Goals! Christian Brothers Academy 2 Freehold Boro 1- Boys Soccer The Colts had chances throughout the afternoon but finally broke through for a Golden Goal in overtime thanks to senior Jack Gill. CBA had to stave off a determined Freehold Boro team that played tough for 87 minutes. Here are the full highlights: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Freehold Boro athletics is proudly brought to you by Playa Bowls. Make sure to check out and visit the newest location in the Freehold Raceway Mall! Hunterdon Central 1 Pingry 0 | Golden Goal- Boys Soccer Pingry was 6-0 coming into their matchup with Hunterdon Central, but after two scoreless halves, Big Blue fell short of their seventh victory. Hunterdon Central’s Bradley Roger scored the golden goal in the final two second of the first overtime for the Red Devil’s win. Check out full highlights now: Red Bank Catholic 4 Rumson-Fair Haven 2 – Boys Soccer Diego Volpe had two goals and an assist as the Caseys scored a pair of goals in the first 11 minutes and improved to 4-3 on the year with a 4-2 home win over Rumson-Fair Haven. RBC scored three goals in the first half including Alex Nichols team-leading 8th goal of the season. RFH scored two goals late in the second half after falling behind 4-0, but the Caseys held off the late comeback attempt. JSZ has the highlights of Wednesday night Shore Conference soccer in Red Bank: Sponsor Shout Outs! Thanks to Playa Bowls of Red Bank for sponsoring our RBC coverage all year long and Gold Coast Cadillac allows us to capture great moments from Rumson-Fair Haven in all varsity sports! Allentown 2 Robbinsville 0 – Girls Soccer As Rivalry Week continues neighboring towns No. 5 Allentown and 4-1-1 Robbinsville faced off in a physical matchup Wednesday afternoon. The Red Birds got ahead early on an Olivia Ricci score in the first to lead 1-0 at the break. In the second off an Emma Pascarella corner kick Lauren Coiante’s header made it a two score game that would eventually hold up after 80 minutes. Goal Keeper Abby Howell had 8 saves for the defending Group 3 State Champs. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Allentown and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ. We look forward to bringing you more Red Bird and Raven highlights all year long! Saint John Vianney 2 Matawan 0 – Girls Soccer Jada Trotta scored both goals as the Lancers get a big win to get to 3-5 on the season. JSZ has highlights of the Lady Lancers under the lights on Wednesday night: BCB-Bayshore is the sponsor of JSZ’s coverage of Saint John Vianney
Watch JSZ 6.3 State Championship Softball Highlights
Roselle Park 4 Gloucester 3 (9 innings) – Group 1 State Championship Want to see some exciting softball? Do not miss this matchup between Gloucester City and Roselle Park. It was an offensive battle with Roselle Park out-hitting Gloucester 14-10. The Panther’s junior pitcher, Madison Hummel, was not only a key factor on the mound, but also at the plate. She hit the walk-off single to win the game, bringing home the Group 1 Title for Roselle. Check out highlights of this one now: Wildwood Catholic vs. Lod Immaculate – Non-Public “B” State Championship The ladies of Lodi Immaculate are no strangers to playing for a Non- Public B State Championship, Sunday was the seventh year in a row the Blue Wolves found themselves in the Title Game. A cutthroat pitching battle made for a tight game early on. Following a double in the third from Jaden Farhat Lodi and a sacrifice RBI from Kayla Roberts Immaculate went up 2-0 over the Crusaders, Roberts would also capture her 100th career hit. Junior Caylee English pitched a shutout, allowing just 2 hits and struck out seven batters to lead her team to a sixth straight Non- Public B Title. Watch the highlights and postgame reaction now: Robbinsville vs. Ramsey – Group 2 State Championship Kate Hunter blasted a three-run HR to left to cap off a five-run 5th inning and went the distance on the mound to give Robbinsville its second straight Group 2 state championship. Ramsey jumped out to a 2-0 lead on back to back RBI’s courtesy of Victoria and Olivia Sebastian. Olivia Moser had two hits and two RBI’s including an infield single that gave the Ravens a 3-2 lead setting the stage for Hunter’s bomb. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction of a tremendous game played between two top 5 ranked teams: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Robbinsville is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Vineland vs. North Hunterdon – Group 4 State Championship It took 10 innings of play and a suicide squeeze, but The North Hunterdon Lions were able to capture the Group-4 State Championship one year after falling to Egg Harbor in the same position last season. In the top of the 10th tied at 5, Jessica Nolan laid down a bunt scoring Cate Sand for the go ahead run. Senior Maggie Swan pitched 10 innings and struck out 8 for the Lions. Watch Highlights and Post Game from the Group 4 State Championship on JSZ! Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Saturday softball state championship featuring titles won by Saint John Vianney and Steinert
Hopewell Valley Boys Lacrosse stuns Robbinsville to reach Group 2 Semifinals
(12) Hopewell Valley 6 (4) Robbinsville 5 – South Group 2 Quarterfinal The first meeting between twelfth seed Hopewell Valley and fourth seed Robbinsville ended with the Bulldogs suffering a 16-4 defeat. This time around in the South Group 2 quarterfinals they came out with a different mindset to take a 4-2 lead over Robbinsville at halftime. The Ravens would come roaring back to eventually take a 5-4 lead, but Hopewell answered right back to go ahead 6-5 and would finish the upset thanks to goalie Harry Meredith, who finished with 14 saves. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hopewell Valley and Robbinsville coverage 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
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
Watch 4.23 Lacrosse Highlights
West Windsor-Plainsboro South 13 Red Bank Catholic 6 David Mattia had an 8 point game and reached the 200 point plateau in his high school career as the Pirates score a road win in Red Bank. Mattia had five goals and three assists – his pass to Charles Jiang in the opening minute of the second half gave him career point #200. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction from an impressive effort by WWPS: A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for allowing us to showcase great moments like WWPS’s David Mattia reaching 200 career points. Playa Bowls in Red Bank is the reason we can bring you great coverage of the RBC Caseys all year long Princeton Day 11 Robbinsville 4 Princeton Day School picked up their second victory a row with an 11-4 performance against 6-3 Robbinsville. The Panthers were led by Elon Tuckman who scored three times and Coby Auslander who had 4 goals. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and Princeton Day coverage!
Watch 4.17 JSZ Lacrosse Highlights
Phillipsburg 11 North Warren 5 – Bobby Coury & Shane Rivera North Warren did score the first goal of this game, but the Liners would come out on top. After initially being down 1-0 the Liners proceeded to score 6 unanswered goals and win this game 11-5. Coury & Rivera lead the scoring, both with hat tricks and multiple assists. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of PBurg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club. Thanks to the Garnet Booster Club JSZ will bring you the best PBurg highlights all season long! Robbinsville 13 West Windsor- Plainsboro South 6 Coming off a tough loss to No. 4 Christian Brothers Academy, Robbinsville looking to get back in stride in their Colonial Valley Conference matchup with West Windsor- Plainsboro South. The ravens struck first to take 3-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. However, West Windsor battled back to make it a 6-5 guy midway through the third. In the fourth Robbisnville’s Jake Veres and Dom Rodriguez scored the teams last seven goals to give them a 13-6 victory. The day was eclipsed by the duo’s scoring abilities; Dom Rodriguez scored five times and Veres found net for a whopping seven goals. Watch the highlights below: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Robbinsville and West Windsor- Plainsboro South coverage on JSZ. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates we will be able to bring you Ravens and Pirates athletics all year round!
Vote now for South Jersey’s Baseball & Softball Game Ball Performers
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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.
Watch 4.11 JSZ Baseball Highlights
Don Bosco Prep – 11 Bergen Catholic – 3 Don Bosco Prep traveled to Lyndhurst on Wednesday looking to take down their rival school Bergen Catholic for a second time in just three days. The Ironmen placed Iona bound Drew Helmstetter on the mound, and the lefty did his job. Helmstetter struck out 9 batters in 6 innings while allowing just 2 runs. The Don Bosco offense took care of business as well, erupting for 7 runs in the 4th inning, and the ironmen would go on to score 11 in the game, led by Ryan Carr (3 or 4 2RBI). Watch Highlights of Bosco – Bergen on JSZ! Special Thanks to Equinox Fitness Clubs for providing coverage of Bergen Catholic High School Saint Rose 4 Mater Dei Prep 2 The Purple Roses scored four runs in the second inning and held on for a road win in Middletown. Mario Bove and Riley Maypother had 2 RBI’s each for the Purple Roses as Nick Marini pitched into the 5th for the win and Evan Peeke pitched two-plus innings for the save. JSZ has the highlights from the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Mater Dei Prep is made possible by Gold Coast Cadillac Steinert 4 Robbinsville 3 – Walk Off Facing a team twice in less than 24 hours is tough, winning both those games is even tougher. Steinert came into Wednesday’s match up with Robbinsville 3-1 on the year, the Spartans only L came in a 6-2 loss to No. 1 Delbarton. However, it was the Ravens who got on the board first. The two would exchange blows and lead changes until the bottom of the seventh when we were all tied up at 3. Jake Muller would step to the plate to deliver the game winning hit to help Steinert improve to 4-1 on the year. Watch the highlights and Muller’s post game interview now: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ!
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No. 3 Robbinsville softball starts the year off with big win over Allentown
No. 3 Robbinsville 15 Allentown 2 With the weather not cooperating for most teams in the garden state this week, last year’s Group 2 Champion Robbinsville has yet to play a game this season. The Ravens finally got their opportunity against crosstown rival Allentown and made the most of it. Kate Hunter finished with 7 strikeouts and 2 earned runs as Robbinsville won the contest 15-2. Although it’s only the first week of the season this Ravens team will be one to watch out for come playoff time. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown and Robbinsville coverage!
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Middletown South 7 Middletown North 0 Sophomore Chris O’Connor had three hits, 2 RBI’s and a critical defensive play at third base in his varsity debut to lead Middletown South to a 7-0 win over their crosstown rival on opening day. Joe Sprake and Robby Zega combined on the shutout. Sprake threw four scoreless frames with 8 K’s and Zega got out of a jam in the 5th inning that allowed the Eagles to bust the game open. Middletown North starter Tyler Ras struck out 12 in five innings in front of multiple MLB scouts who watched his first start of 2018. O’Connor made a diving play at third base to get South out of a bases loaded jam and doubled off of Ras to set up the game’s first run. JSZ has the highlights of another great battle of Middletown: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Middletown South is made possible by Prown’s Windows & Doors. Prown’s is the reason we can capture great moments from Middletown South sports all year long! Washington Township 1 Toms River North 0 (10 innings) Austin Attanasi’s RBI single to center in the top of the 10th was the only run of the game as Washington Township was able to overcome seven no-hit innings from Toms River North starter Brendan Mullins to persevere in extra innings. Eric Catafalsa, Nick Hammer and Lorenzo Morello combined on the shutout . JSZ’s Jay Cook has a full breakdown of a game featuring two top 20 ranked teams: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Toms River North is made possible by Peak Coaching for Success Nottingham 9 Robbinsville 6 Opening Day in the Colonial Valley Conference did not disappoint as Nottingham got their first win of the year in exciting fashion. The North Stars were led by Ace Nick Houghton who took the mound and earned 13 strikeouts in his 108 pitch contest. But his pitching was just the beginning, Houghton went 3-3 and helped Nottingham tie the game after being down 2 in the bottom of the sixth. David Scott would finish the job soon after with a 2 RBI double of his own to help the North Stars start the year off 1-0. Watch the highlights and our post game interview with Houghton and Scott: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Nottingham and Robbinsville coverage!
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Rumson-Fair Haven 65 Middletown North 62 – Shore Conference Boys Tournament 2nd Round Ian O’Connor scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Devin Cooper delivered the game-winning hoop and foul with 23 seconds left to lead 3rd seeded RFH to a 65-62 win over #14 Middletown North in the second round of the Shore Conference Tournament. The Lions built a 14 point first half lead thanks to sizzling shooting from beyond the arc. Middletown North made nine three pointers in the opening half and Rob Higgins was tremendous scoring 33 points in a losing effort. But O’Connor led the RFH comeback scoring the five points in the final 30 seconds of the third quarter and scoring a three point play to give RFH a lead early in the 4th. Sky Cherry nearly forced overtime with a half court shot at the buzzer. RFH will face Point Pleasant Boro in the SCT quarterfinals on Sunday in Toms River. Watch the highlights from a thrilling game in Rumson: JSZ can bring you great moments from Rumson-Fair Haven thanks to the support of ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch! Ranney 77 Barnegat 44 – Shore Conference Boys Tournament 2nd Round Bryan Antoine scored 24 and Scottie Lewis added 22 points to lead the Panthers to a dominant win over Barnegat and a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Ranney will face Toms River North this Sunday. JSZ has highlights from the Panthers second round win in Tinton Falls: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Barnegat Basketball is made possible by BSR Physical Therapy Steinert 53 Robbinsville 36 -Girls Mercer County Tournament The opening round of a tournament can either be a long day for one team on the losing end or a thrilling upset no one predicted. When fifth seed Steinert and 12th seed Robbinsville faced off in the opening round of the Mercer County Tournament it was the underdog Ravens that led through the first two periods. However, midway through the third the Lady Spartans began to pick it up as Steinert would close out the third with an 11 point lead. In the final quarter, Steinert would return to regular form thanks to Tatiana Dorner who had 12 points as they would bust the lead open to hold on for a 53-36 victory. The Lady Spartans advance to the Quarterfinal round to face fourth seed Notre Dame on 2/17 who were previously ranked in the NJ Top 20. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ! Washington Township 47 Cherry Hill East 37 The Minutemen pull off an upset with a big home win. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has South Jersey basketball highlights:
Robbinsville’s Fiona Aromando scores her 1,000th point!
Robbinsville’s Fiona Aromando came into her game on 1/16 against Steinert needing 15 points to reach 1,000. In the fourth quarter it became reality as she scored back to back baskets to achieve this milestone. Aside from getting to celebrate such a accomplishment she got to do so with her younger sister and teammate, Molly Aromando. Watch the video now: Sponsor!!! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Robbinsville and Steinert coverage on JSZ!
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Saint John Vianney 80 Rumson-Fair Haven 55 Sajada Bonner had a career-high 31 points and the Lady Lancers improved to 4-0 against ranked teams. Tori Hyduke scored 35 in a losing effort for RFH, but SJV was able to jump out to a 23-12 first quarter lead behind 9 points from Sarah Burch and never surrendered the lead. Saint John Vianney, ranked 2nd in the latest state polls, proved they are more than worthy of the ranking. Watch highlights of SJV’s dominant effort on a night they wore pink uniforms for breast cancer awareness: Jersey Sports Zone coverage of Saint John Vianney is brought to you by BCB-Bayshore and Paver Restoration. RFH coverage is brought to you by ServPro of Eatontown-Long Branch Mater Dei Prep 78 Point Pleasant Beach 63 Kenny Jones scores 21 to lead four Seraphs in double digits as Mater Dei bounced back from its loss to Ranney with a 15 point win at home. Watch JSZ’s Tuesday night hoops highlights from Middletown: Steinert 73 Robbinsville 40 Tuesday’s CVC match up between Steinert and Robbinsville featured an incredible three-point shooting performance from Natalie Mehl who found the net seven times from behind the arc to finish the day with 21 points. It may have been a lopsided victory for the Lady Spartans but Robbinsville had plenty to celebrate as Fiona Aromondo scored her 1,000th career point in the fourth quarter. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor!!! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Robbinsville and Steinert coverage on JSZ! Kingsway 37 Clearview 29 Morgan Robinson scores 13 to lead the Dragons to their 8th win of the season with just one defeat. SNJ Today Mike Frankel has the highlights: Hammonton 51 Cumberland 47 Pat Costa scored 17 points as Hammonton used a fourth quarter rally and timely free throw shooting to beat Cumberland. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has the highlights:
Robbinsville’s Fiona Aromando takes home first South Jersey game ball
Fiona Aromando of Robbinsville takes home our very first South Jersey game ball for her 20 point, 4 rebound performance against Ewing. Fiona in her senior year will be getting another special ball soon as she is on pace to get her 1,000th point in her upcoming games this week. Watch her acceptance below: Take Our Poll Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Robbinsville coverage! Jersey Sports Zone is excited to present our weekly game ball for the top performers in both boys and girls basketball. Each week you choose from our 2 surveys on who you think had the best performance in the south Jersey area. Our polls open on Sunday and votes will be collected until we will close our voting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner for each week will receive a JSZ game ball hand delivered by Nery Rodriguez which will be presented on camera at practice. Vote now! Do you think we missed someone from South Jersey? Contact Nery Rodriguez now: email@example.com
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Dan Finn Classic – Jersey City Armory Hudson Catholic 67 Patrick School 59 Louis King had 26 points and seven boards as the Hawks pulled away in the fourth quarter after trailing 46-43 at the end of three quarters. King had 16 in the first half and his thunderous dunk early in the 4th started the Hawks quest to beat a Celtics team that handed them two losses last year. Valdir Manuel was outstanding for the Patrick School with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Luther Muhammad added 15 and Jahvon Quinerly had 10 points and 8 assists for Hudson Catholic who are now 6-3. Watch the highlights and post-game reaction from the Dan Finn Classic at the Jersey City Armory: Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out North Hunterdon 72 Westfield 51 This matchup was the second of seven games being played at the Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out at Montgomery high school. North Hunterdon came into this game with a 4-4 record, but right out of the gate the Lions were moving the ball well and had Westfield 40-28 by halftime. Leading scorer for the lions was Mike DeSantro with 22 points, and teammates Aham Cooks and Wes Reinagel both put up a strong defensive performance. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Westfield is brought to you by Assemblyman Jon Bramnick. Thanks to Mr. Bramnick, JSZ will be bringing you the best Blue Devils Highlights all season long! Hillsborough 46 Lawrence 40 Hillsborough and Lawrence are both off to a rocky starts this season and desperately needed today’s win. However, it was Hillsborough who came out hot in the first quarter. With a 31-11 lead at halftime, the Raiders took the win and improved to 4-5 as they head into their in-conference game next week against Hunterdon Central. Today’s leading scorer with Pat Vinchur with 10 points, check out his highlights and more: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Princeton Ortho JSZ will bring you the best of Raider athletics, all season long! Bridgewater-Raritan 75 Woodbridge 67 The 6th game in Montgomery’s Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out featured the Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers and the Woodbridge Barrons. Both teams came into the game with 5-3 records, and that may be why it was a back and forth battle all the way through the last few minutes of the fourth quarter. In the end though, it was Bridgewater who came out on top and improved to 6-3. There were two leading scorers for the Panthers, Sterling and Doug Collins, who each had 16 points. Full highlights now available: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Bridgewater is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates and Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to these two generous sponsors, Jersey Sports Zone will bring your highlights of the Panthers all season long! Montgomery 49 Somerville 30 Montgomery, the host team of the annual Coaches vs Cancer Shoot-Out, dominated this game from the start. Rohan Prakash was the Cougars’ leading scorer with 13 points, 4/5 from the foul line, and Riley Greene contributed 11 points, making 2 3FGS, leading Montgomery to their eighth win this season. Full highlights now available: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of the Montgomery Cougars is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Thanks to Princeton Ortho JSZ will bring you the best of Cougars highlights all year long! Trinity Hall 67 Point Pleasant Beach 54 The Monarchs got a triple-double from Bridget Andree (29 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals) to get to 8-0 on the season. JSZ has the highlights from a sensational performance by the Trinity Hall senior: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have Trinity Hall join our team as one of our sponsors. JSZ will have highlights and features of the Monarchs sports programs all year long. Visit trinityhallnj.org to learn more about Monmouth County’s independent college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition Trenton Catholic 75 Trenton 57 The biggest game in Trenton saw some high flying action as Gil St. Bernard transfer, Khalif Battle showed why he was one of the best players in South Jersey. The Iron Mike’s got off to a slow start, but picked it up nearing the of the first quarter to put on a dominating 75-57 performance for victory over Trenton. Watch the highlights: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Trenton Catholic and Trenton coverage on JSZ! Allentown 65 Robbinsville 35 The 5-1 Allentown Red Birds put on a stellar performance against Robbinsville on Saturday. Ryan Weiss dropped 20 in the 65-35 win over the Ravens. Allentown proving they might be the team next to Notre Dame to beat in the CVC. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ!
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Christian Brothers – 72 Colts Neck – 69 in 2OT The CBA Colts traveled to Colts Neck High School and handed the cougars their first loss of the season with a thrilling 72-69 win in double overtime. Stephen Braunstein led CBA with 19 points, including the go ahead bucket in double OT. Robby Hill scored 19, and Danny Gaines added 16 for Colts Neck in the loss. Watch full highlights and post game from the CBA-Colts Neck thriller below! Sponsor Shout Out! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Colts Neck is being brought to you by Hit Training. They’re the reason we were there for the Cougars Basketball Highlights! Middletown South – 60 Middletown North – 50 The Eagles of Middletown South came away with a 60-50 win over their arch rival Lions of Middletown North. Ryan Purcell and Dave Gervase each scored 18 points for South in the win. Dave Campbell added 20 points for Middletown North in the loss. The win helped Middletown South improve to 5-4 on the season. Watch highlights of the Middletown rivalry game below! Sponsor Shout Out Jersey Sports Zone brings you great Middletown South highlights and features all year long thanks to Prown’s Windows and Doors Bridgewater-Raritan 51 Gill St. Bernards 35 Two top girls basketball teams in the Skyland Conference, Bridgewater-Raritan (4) and Gill St. Bernards (5), faced off tonight. It was an even match through the first quarter, but in the second the Panthers pulled away thanks to a great performance by Teresa Wolak again who has 13 points, 9 rebounds an 3 steal and Meghan Ball who was the leading scorer with 16 points. Bridgewater is now 6-1 overall and remains undefeated in the Delaware Division. Check out full highlights now: Bridgewater Record: 5-1 Gill St. Bernards Record: 3-2 Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Bridgewater-Raritan is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates and Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to these two sponsors, JSZ will bringing you the best Panthers highlights all season long! Warren Hills 63 Somerville 61 Two more top teams duked it out today in the Skyland conference, Warren Hills (7) and Somerville (9). Both teams got themselves into foul trouble late in the game, but it was Somerville who could not recover. In the 4th quarter, the Streaks were 11/14 from the foul line and in the entire game Devyn Gara made 11 of 15 from the line. Gara also tacked on four rebounds and sevens steals for Warren Hills as they defeated Somerville 63-61. Check out full highlights now: Somerville Record: 6-2 Warren Hills Record: 6-1 Princeton -38 Robbinsville 25 Robbinsville came into Tuesdays game sitting fourth in the Colonial Valley Conference rankings. However, it was Princeton who would take control of the game thanks to their defense and the shooting of Catherine Dyevich. They were able to hold Robbinsville to a season low 25 points. JSZ’s Nery Rodirugez was there for all the action! Ewing -68 West Windsor- Plainsboro North 45 5-1 West Windsor- Plainsboro North has been impressive so far this season taking down Trenton in dominating fashion just a couple games ago. Ewing who just lost to Trenton was able to bounce back with a victory 68-45 victory thanks to Shemar Robinson who had 22 points in the match up. Watch now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Ewing, Princeton and West Windsor- Plainsboro North coverage on JSZ!
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Bishop Ahr 74 South Plainfield 66 The Bishop Ahr boys basketball team came into tonight at the top of the GMC – Blue division. Tonight they faced the South Plainfield Tigers, who on the flip side are currently winless in the blue division. However, the Tigers would give the Bishop Ahr a run for their money. In both the 2nd and 3rd quarter South Plainfield outscored the Trojans, but in the end it was Bishop Ahr who came out on top. Leading scorer for the Trojans was number 33, Quadry Adams, who scores 29 points tonight. Check out full highlights now: Metuchen 38 Carteret 53 Carteret and Metuchen are another GMC – Blue division matchup JSZ has for you tonight. In this game, the Ramblers took an early lead over the Metuchen Bulldogs and road that all the way through. Carteret defeated Metuchen 53-38 outscoring the Bulldogs every quarter. Their two key players tonight where Isiah Daniels-Porter and Jahlil Nix. Nix scored 19, while Porter scored 16. Check out full highlights now: Ewing -70 Robbinsville 40 No.12 in the NJ Top 20, Ewing faced off with conference rival 4-1 Robbinsville on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Devils were unstoppable on offense thanks to Highpoint University recruit Mya Grimes, who put on a scoring showcase with 24 points. Not only Ewing stand out on offense they forced the Ravens into gridlock with virtually no scores in the fourth quarter to come away with the victory. Watch the highlights now: . Sponsor shout out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Ewing coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Notre Dame 55 Nottingham-80 Fresh off their holiday tournament championship at the ESCIT, undefeated Nottingham was able to remain perfect against Colonial Valley Conference rival Notre Dame and scoring threat Cartier Bowman, who is averaging 28 points a game. Darell Johnson who scored 41 in the tournament repeated a similar performance as he grabbed 31 in the victory. It is the first time since 2009-2010 that the Northstars have handed the Fighting Irish a loss on the basketball court. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor shout out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Notre Dame and Nottingham coverage on Jersey Sports Zone.
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Middletown South High School hosts the Walter Woods Wrestling Tournament. JSZ’s Jay Cook has a full breakdown of the event which featured some great grapplers from all around the state: Walter Woods Tournament at Middletown South Team Title: Point Pleasant Boro, 123 points Finals Results 106: Drake Torrington (Robbinsville) d. Joe Fiordaliso (Monroe) 6-5 113: Ben Sabo (Point Boro) d. Nick Depalma (Monroe) 6-3 120: AJ Sortino (Manalapan) d. Dom Sacco (Holy Spirit) 8-1 126: Josh Bollard (Jackson Liberty) d. Danny Miller (Watching Hills) 7-2 132: Anthony Donnadio (Hillsborough) d. Edgar Moreno (West Orange) 6-1 138: Riley Cheong (Toms River South) d. Andy Lombard (Monroe) 4-2 145: Tyler Williams (Robbinsville) d. Anthony Coposky (Manalapan) 10-1 152: Cole Corrigan (Toms River South) p. Francis Marshall (Point Boro) 1:29 160: Corey Fischer (West Deptford) d. Kevin Faulker (Hillsborough) DQ 170: Garrett Bilgrav (Robbinsville) d. Kyle Hillermeier (Freehold Township) 13-3 182: Justin Hayward (Watching Hills) d. Michael Dooley (Hillsborough) 3-0 195: Eric Quartey (Freehold Township) d. Michael Waszen (Holy Spirit) 2-1 OT 220: Dave Lemay (Jackson Memorial) d. Gabe Fattizzi (Point Boro) 3-1 OT 285: Anthony Bonavito (Point Boro) d. Adam Markmann (Middletown South) 5-2 JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South is brought to you by Prown’s Windows and Doors Holmdel Holiday Wrestling Tournament Scotch Plains-Fanwood won the team title at the 15 team Holmdel Holiday Tournament paced by a win at 195 pounds from Sam Wustefeld and five runner up performances. Shore Regional finished second thanks to three individual wins. Rumson-Fair Haven had the most individual champs with four and finished in third place. Holmdel’s Scott Dupont won Most Outstanding Wrestler honors after his win at 160 pounds. Watch JSZ’s recap from Holmdel High School: Finals Results and Notes 106 – Maida – Shore Regional vs. Ammirati – Holmdel – 1-1 in 2nd period, Maida gets 2 on the takedown with 32 seconds left. Ammirani escapes for 1 but Maida holds on for the win – 3-2 Maida 113 – Rankin – Donovan Catholic vs. Klemser – Shore Regional – Rankin gets control for 2. Rankin escapes for 1 and turns in into 3 quickly to secure the win 5-2 Rankin 120 – Messina – Freehold Boro vs. Sidebottom – Scotch Plains – Messina with 2 early back points, Messina 2 more on control 4-0, Early 2nd, Messina 2 more on control 6-0, Messina 2 more to 3nd 2nd 8-0. Messina opens 3rd with back to back quick 2’s. Messina last 2 16-6 Final Messina 126 – Brignola – Rumson Fair Haven vs. Ryan – Freehold Boro – Brignola quick 2 in first period 2-0, Brignola escapes and then hits for 2, Brignola adds 2 more in second for 8-0 lead, Brignola with a 2 secure and 3 on the back secures final 13-1 Brignola 132 – Desantis – Shore Regional vs. Ammirati – Holmdel – Takedown plus 2 on the back for a early 5-0 Desantis lead and then right back to work with the Pin 0:20 1st Period Desantis 138 – Ponenti – Rumson Fair Haven vs. Vargas – JP Stevens – Ponenti for 2 wastes no time, Ponenti a quick 3 with the escape & reversal. Ponenti 2 more late in the 2nd to go up 6-1. Ponenti last 2 to start 3rd would secure 10-2 win. 10-2 Ponenti 145 – Dailey – Donovan Catholic vs. Cannon – Scotch Plains – Dailey escape to being 2nd period was only point of the bout. 1-0 Dailey 152 – Weir – Shore Regional vs. Ramos – Scotch Plains – Weir quick 2 to begin 2nd, Weir 2 on the reversal 6-0. Weir 2 on the back late second 8-0. Weir for 5 = Tech Fall 25-7 Weir. 160 – Dupont – Holmdel vs. Panzarella – Donovan Catholic – Dupont for 2 mid 1st 2-0. Dupont quick 2 opens up 2nd period. Dupont secures 2 more to end 2nd period. Dupont with another period opening 2. Dupont hits the pin to end it in 3rd 0:30 PIN Dupont. 170 – Addison – Rumson Fair Haven vs. Palazzolo (Scotch Plains) – Addison with a quick 2, right into a pin. PIN 1:50 1st period Addison 182 – Horan – Rumson Fair Haven vs. O’Beirne (Holmdel) – Tied at 1 on 2 escapes late in the 3rd, Horan for back to back 2’s with 29 seconds left to win 5-1. 5-1 Horan 195 – Wustefeld – Scotch Plains vs. Columbia – RBC – Wustefeld picks up a quick 2 & 3 to go up 5-0. Wustefeld lands the 2 to start the second up 7-0. Wustefeld secures 2 more late. 13-1 Wustefeld 220 – DiSalvo – Donovan Catholic vs. Voss – Monmouth – 0-0 to start the second. DiSalvo lands a nice takedown right into a Pin. PIN 0:56 second period DiSalvo 285 – Osuna – New Brunswick vs. Mount Scotch Plains – 1-1 into OT on 2 escapes. Osuna gets the 2 point takedown in just 7 seconds into OT. 3-1 OT Win Osuna Thanks to BCB Bayshore for supporting our Holmdel Hornets coverage on Jersey Sports Zone