Meet the 2020 JSZ All-Zone Hockey Team
Jersey Sports Zone honors the top high school hockey players in New Jersey. We have selected the top players in the Garden State – take a look at the entire list and watch highlight videos of every single player. JSZ’s All-Zone Hockey Team The COVID-19 virus prevented JSZ from honoring the top players in New Jersey at the Prudential Center but we still have highlights videos to honor the best high school hockey players in New Jersey. GoaliesDefensemanForwardsForwardsAward Winner Gavin Einfeldt, RandolphJake Antonucci, Bergen CatholicEvan Brown, CBAJason Player, Gloucester CatholicJohn Donohoe, CBA - 2020 JSZ Player of the Year Lucas Podvey, MontclairZach D'Andrea, Jackson LibertyMatt Balzarotti, RidgeTom Pryymak, Summit Nikita Pryymak, SummitAnthony Dowd, ManasquanTyler Botta, RamseyJake Puskar, Summit Demitri Forand, Middletown SouthSam Catalano, Rumson-Fair HavenJustin Rauch, St. Joe-Montvale Will Fortescue, Don Bosco PrepBen Conrod, DeblartonRocco Salvato Princeton Colin Grable, CBAKyle Contessa, CBAAlex Scimeca, Saint Augustine Prep Tim O'Connell, Seton Hall PrepTy Ebeling, RidgeConnor Sedlak, Don Bosco Prep Chris Pelosi, Gloucester CatholicMatt Franzoni, ManasquanGreg Spitznagel, Summit Michael Rubin, Don Bosco PrepSean Grant, Saint RoseNick Stoebling, Bergen Catholic Michael Sofia, RandolphJustin Hughes, Saint Joe-MontvaleAidan Trainor, Princeton Seth Kaplan, Morristown-BeardDom Troisi, Saint John Vianney Jason Kwestel, Morris KnollsGleb Veremyev, Monroe Tommy Matthews, Morristown-BeardZach Wagnon, CBA Connor Milliken, Gloucester CatholicJason Wolff, Hillsborough Aram Minnetian, Bergen CatholicJT Zangara, Randolph CBA goalie John Donohoe named JSZ Hockey Player of the Year 2020 was a year to remember for Christian Brothers Academy. The Colts ran the table from the beginning of the postseason to the end, scoring wins in the Gordon Cup and the Non-Public State Championship. The man at the center of it all was goaltender John Donohoe. The sophomore transfer from Pennsylvania had a .928 save percentage and made seven shutouts against the likes of Bergen Catholic, Delbarton and Don Bosco Prep. He is JSZ’s 2020 Player of the Year. Watch JSZ’s feature on Donohoe HERE:
Vote now for the JSZ Hockey Save of the Year!
We haven’t forgotten about the goalies. JSZ brings you 10 amazing stops captured by our cameras. Cast your vote now to see who gets the JSZ Hockey Save of the Year We spent the last week having fun with a tournament-style 32 bracket of JSZ’s top hockey goals. Now it’s time to give the goalies some love. We went through all of our games and picked out the best saves captured by Jersey Sports Zone cameras. The polls are open NOW and will close on Monday at 3:00 pm. Watch the ten nominees and cast your vote for JSZ Hockey Save of the Year: Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have ACI Medical & Dental School join our team and present our Central Jersey Game Balls all year long in addition to allowing us to bring great highlights and features to Rumson-Fair Haven and Middletown North. One of the top technical schools in NJ, Advantage Career Institute Medical & Dental School in Central New Jersey offers a variety of programs in the in-demand medical and dental industries. Visit ACI.edu to learn more!
Vote now for JSZ Hockey Goal of the Year championship round!
Thanks to all the great hockey fans for voting all week. After 32 goals, we’re down to the final two. Vote now for Jake Puskar vs. JT Zangara to see who wins the JSZ Goal of the Year! It all comes down to the final two! Summit’s Jake Puskar takes on Randolph’s JT Zangara in a battle of two-state champions. Puskar’s between the legs goal came in the Union County final. Zangara’s goal was part of his hat trick in the state finals at the Prudential Center. The polls are open through Saturday at 6:00 pm. Watch both goals below and cast your vote! JSZ Hockey Goals of the Year FINAL: Jake Puskar, Summit vs. JT Zangara, Randolph Take Our Poll In case you missed it, check out all 32 goals of the year nominees captured by JSZ cameras: Jersey Sports Zone’s Hockey Goal of the Year is brought to you by NJM Insurance
Its the Final Four of JSZ’s Goal of the Year – Vote Now!
Thousands of votes have our top hockey goals down to the Final Four. Vote now on the two matchups to see who advances to the Goal of the Year Final! Thanks to everyone who has voted and enjoyed our new spin on our Plays of the Year. From 32 top goals captured by JSZ cameras, it’s now time for the Final 4. We’ve got two matchups lined up. The polls are open now through Friday night at 6:00 pm. JSZ Hockey Goal of the Year Final 4 Matchups (Click on the name to watch the video of the goal) Jake Puskar, Summit vs. Jimmy Mullarney, Middletown North Take Our Poll Nick Piscopo, Middletown South vs. JT Zangara, Randolph Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s Hockey Goal of the Year is being brought to you by NJM Insurance.
It’s time for the Elite 8 in JSZ’s Hockey Goal of the Year
Thousands of votes have our top hockey goals down to the Elite Eight. Vote now on the four matchups to see who advances to the Final Four! Thanks to everyone who has voted and enjoyed our new spin on our Plays of the Year. From 32 top goals captured by JSZ cameras, it’s now time for the Final 8. We’ve got four matchups lined up. The polls are open now through Thursday night at 6:00 pm. JSZ Hockey Goal of the Year Elite 8 Matchups (Click on the name to watch the video of the goal) Kellum Foster-Palmer, Montclair vs. Jake Puskar, Summit Take Our Poll Jimmy Mullarney, Middletown North vs. Leah Stecker, Morristown-Beard Take Our Poll Nick Piscopo, Middletown South vs. Brett Janifer, Montclair Take Our Poll JT Zangara, Montclair vs. Christian Cuccia, St. Joe-Metuchen Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s Hockey Goal of the Year is being brought to you by NJM Insurance
It’s the Sweet 16 in JSZ’s Hockey Goal of the Year – Vote NOW!
Thanks to everyone from the hockey community to turn out and watch 32 awesome goals. The first round is complete and the Sweet 16 is underway! Watch the brackets and check out the matchups and vote now We’ve reached round two in JSZ’s Hockey Goal of the Year tournament. We’ve got eight second-round matchups. In case you missed it, you can see our 32 goal of the year nominees here and then click below to watch the individual matchups and cast your vote. The polls will stay open through Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Click on each individual name to watch the video of their goal and cast your vote in all 8 second-round matchups! JSZ Hockey Goal of the Year Sweet 16 Jake Puskar, Summit vs. Luke McNamara, Manasquan Take Our Poll Kellum Foster-Palmer, Montclair vs. Anthony Galante, Marlboro Take Our Poll Leah Stecker, Morristown-Beard vs. Aram Minnetian, Bergen Catholic Take Our Poll Greg Spitznagel, Summit vs. Jimmy Mullarney, Middletown North Take Our Poll Chris Farinacci, Manasquan vs. Brett Janifer, Montclair Take Our Poll Sal Guzzo, Don Bosco Prep vs. Nick Piscopo, Middletown South Take Our Poll Christian Cuccia, St. Joe-Metuchen vs. Gordon Ogden, Red Bank Regional Take Our Poll JT Zangara, Randolph vs. Dylan Idland/Jason Kwestel, Morris Knolls Take Our Poll JSZ”s Dunk of the Year Contest is brought to you by NJM Insurance
Vote Now for JSZ Hockey Goal of the Year!
With everyone at home, JSZ turns things up a notch with our Plays of the Year. We’ve got an NCAA Tournament style bracket for the 2020 JSZ Dunk of the Year! Watch 32 dunks captured by our cameras and cast your vote every day! If you’re like us, we’re missing brackets during March Madness so our Plays of the Year are going to bring a chance for us to look at matchups and have some fun! We took the top 32 goals from our archives this season and put them in head-to-head matchups. We’re asking for your vote every day as we narrow the field from the round of 32 down to the final two! The polls are open NOW until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Round Two (The Sweet 16) begins on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. Vote Now of the First Round’s 16 Matchups! Click Each Player’s Name to Watch Their Goal Jake Puskar (Summit) vs. Ryan Rodrigues (Seton Hall Prep) Take Our Poll Luke McNamara (Manasquan) vs. Grant Loges (Ridge) Take Our Poll Kellum Foster-Palmer (Montclair) vs. Cooper Fojas (Nutley) Take Our Poll Anthony Galante (Marlboro) vs. Michael Boyer (Hopewell Valley) Take Our Poll Zach Johnson (Gloucester Catholic) vs. Leah Stecker (Morristown-Beard) Take Our Poll Rocco Salvato (Princeton) vs. Aram Minnetian (Bergen Catholic) Take Our Poll Greg Spitznagel (Summit) vs. Evan Brown (CBA) Take Our Poll Jimmy Mullarney (Middletown North) vs. Hunter McGee (Don Bosco Prep) Take Our Poll Chris Farinacci (Manasquan) vs. Nick Vantassell (Morristown-Beard) Take Our Poll Brett Janifer (Montclair) vs. Rich Kulaszewski (St. John Vianney) Take Our Poll Ben Conrod (Delbarton) vs. Sal Guzzo (Don Bosco Prep) Take Our Poll Nick Piscopo (Middletown South) vs. Dante Amato (Colonia) Take Our Poll Michael Sofia (Randolph) vs. Christian Cuccia (St. Joseph Metuchen) Take Our Poll Gordon Ogden (Red Bank Regional) vs. Seth Kaplan (Morristown-Beard) Take Our Poll JT Zangara (Randolph) vs. Demitri Forand (Middletown South) Take Our Poll Kyle Contessa (CBA) vs. Dylan Idland/Jason Kwestel (Morris Knolls-Hills) Take Our Poll JSZ’s Hockey Goal of the Year is proudly brought to you by NJM Insurance!
Vote now for JSZ’s NJ Devils Feb/March Top Goals!
Ten great nominees captured by JSZ cameras. We’re asking for your vote to give New Jersey high school hockey players an incredible experience with the New Jersey Devils. Watch our Top 10 goals from Conference Tournaments and the state playoffs and cast your vote now! For the third straight year, the New Jersey Devils have partnered with Jersey Sports Zone to honor the best goals 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 Friday 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 from the postseason will be honored during the Devils game against the Calgary Flames at the Prudential Center on March 19th. 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 Calgary Flames on March 19th, followed by dinner and the Top 5 goals played on the world’s largest indoor arena scoreboard during the second intermission. Watch last month’s JSZ video that featured Devils forward Joey Anderson breaking down the Top 5 goals from January:
Watch NJSIAA Hockey State Championships
We’ve reached the end of the road of the 2019-2020 hockey season. The year closes out with a four-pack of stellar games from The Prudential Center in Newark. Thanks for following along all season and enjoy the highlights! Summit 5 Ramsey 2 | Public C State Final Summit is officially back at the top of the hill. The Hilltoppers were electric offensively and defensively en route to winning its third straight state championship. Goaltender Nikita Pryymak made 28 saves and twin brother Tom scored two goals in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights: Morris Knolls 3 Montclair 2 (OT) | Public A State Final Jason Kwestel’s deflection on a Dylan Idland shot in overtime gave Morris Knolls their second straight Public A state championship. The Golden Eagles ended regulation with a five-minute major killing off the first 1:41 in regulation and began overtime down a man for 3:19. Kwestel finished the game with two goals. Montclair goalie Lucas Podvey stopped Kwestel on a penalty shot late in the second period and the team’s traded goals in the third to create a 2-2 deadlock. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from the Prudential Center: CBA 4 vs. Don Bosco 1 | Non-Public State Final What a run its been for Christian Brothers Academy. The Colts win their first Non-Public state title since the 2015 season after rattling off eight-straight win including a Gordon Cup victory. Sophomore goaltender John Donohoe was masterful in net agains by stopping 20 shots in the win. Christian Cummings, Zach Wagnon, Kyle Contessa and Gio Crepaldi all scored in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the full highlights: Randolph 3 Ridge 2 (OT) | Public B State Final JT Zangara’s third goal of the game came in overtime to give Randolph a state championship avenging last year’s 4-1 loss to Ridge at the Prudential Center. Randolph had a 2-0 lead with under three minutes to go in the third period before Ridge scored back to back goals in the span of 32 seconds to force overtime. Zangara was masterful at the Rock. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction:
Morristown-Beard Wins Inaugural Girls Ice Hockey State Championship!
Morristown-Beard 3 Summit 0 Whenever our cameras come to the Prudential Center it is always an unforgettable moment for those involved. The New Jersey Devils helped host a piece of history that will not soon be forgotten as fans in Newark witnessed the inaugural Girls Ice Hockey State Championship. Morristown-Beard (1) defeated Summit (5) 3-1 to capture the first ever Girls State Title in the sport. Leah Stecker and Logan Sutera would help the Crimson take a 2-0 lead in the second period, Stecker would add another goal to finish with two on the night. Stanley Cup Champion and Morristown-Beard Head Coach, Bruce Driver returned to his stomping grounds where he helped raise a banner more than twenty yearsago as a player to hopefully start a new chapter for Women’s sports in NJ. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
What Thursday 3.5 Hockey State Semifinal Highlights
Three more hockey state semifinals have the field set for this Monday at the Rock and the NJSIAA state hockey championships. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis and Jay Cook have the highlights from all three games at Mennen Arena! Don Bosco Prep 5 Seton Hall Prep 3 | Non-Public The Ironmen scored three straight goals to build a two-goal cushion and were able to hold off Seton Hall Prep’s two-goal third period to return to the Rock to defend their Non-Public state championship. Connor Sedlak had a pair of goals with Arthur Tsimerman, Salvatore Guzzo and Ryan Fine also lighting the lamp for the Ironmen. Don Bosco Prep will take on CBA in Newark on Monday. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Mennen Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Seton Hall Prep is made possible by One on One with Steve Adubato Summit 3 Manasquan 2 (OT) | Public C Greg Spitznagel’s second goal of the game 4:01 into overtime puts the Hilltoppers into the state finals for a third straight year. Summit took a 2-0 lead on a shorthanded goal by Jake Puskar early in the second period but Manasquan would respond with a pair of goals by Anthony Dowd to tie the game at two heading into the third period. Summit will face Ramsey in the state finals this Monday at the Prudential Center. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Mennen Arena: Ramsey 3 Lakeland 0 | Public C Ramsey goaltender Dane Beltramini recored a 13-save shutout as his Rams defeated Lakeland to advance to the Public C championship game. Simon Cohen, Ryan Schwarz and Jake Barone all notched goals in the win. The Rams will face top-seeded Summit in the Public C final on Monday at the Prudential Center. Watch all the highlights here:
Watch Wednesday 3.4 JSZ State Semifinal Ice Hockey Highlights
Before we head to the Prudential Center on Monday, March 9 for state finals, JSZ has you covered with semifinal action from each ice hockey playoff bracket. Wednesday’s action includes all of Public A & B along with one of the two Non-Public games. Enjoy! CBA 2 Gloucester Catholic 0 | Non-Public Derek Contessa’s goal with :18 seconds left in the second period was all that John Donohoe needed to get CBA back to the state finals for the first time since 2016. Donohoe delivered 18 saves for his fifth shutout in the last seven games. Evan Brown added a power-play goal in the third period to give the Colts their 19th win of the season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has highlights and post-game reaction from Mennen Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Gloucester Catholic is brought to you by NJM Insurance Montclair 3 Hunterdon Central 2 (OT) | Public A Kellum Foster-Palmer scored 7:20 into overtime to send the Mounties to the state championship for the first time since 1998. Montclair got goals from Brett Janifer and Mark Rechan early in the first period to race out to a 2-0 lead. Hunterdon Central rallied in the third period with goals from Peyton Miller and Darin Michaels to draw even. Foster-Palmer’s game-winner came on the power play. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from a thriller in Morristown: Morris Knolls 8 Jackson Liberty 1 | Public A Defending Champions Morris Knolls (1) defeated Jackson Liberty (5) 8-1 to return to the Public A State Final. Jason Kwestel finished with three goals and an assist while Freshman goalie Elliot Marken had 27 saves for the Golden Eagles. They will take on Montclair in the Championship. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Randolph 5 Middletown South 0 | Public B Randolph, which has consistently been the best public school team in the state this entire season, punched its ticket to The Rock after a dominant shutout effort over Middletown South. Ben Yurchuk stole the show with a four point performance (2 G’s, 2 A’s) in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Codey Arena: Ridge 5 Westfield 1 | Public B The reigning Public B state champions, Ridge, will get the opportunity to officially defend their state title Monday at the Prudential Center after rolling past Westfield in the semifinals. Ridge opened the game with three straight goals, two of those courtesy of Reese Judson. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Codey Arena:
Watch Monday 3.2 JSZ Playoff Hockey Highlights
The state playoffs are well underway and Jersey Sports Zone has a truckload of quarterfinal action from across the Garden State. Stay tuned with JSZ throughout the next week as we inch closer to the state finals at the Prudential Center next Monday! Gloucester Catholic 4 Delbarton 3 | Non-Public Quarterfinal Gloucester Catholic (5) defeated Delbarton (4) 4-3 in an overtime thriller to reach the Non-Public Semifinals. After trailing 1-0 to begin the first period, Delbarton rallied back to lead 2-1 entering the second. With the game tied at 3-3, regulation wouldn’t be enough to crown a winner between these two and in overtime Zack Johnson would score a game winning goal for the Rams. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to NJM Insurance for sponsoring our Gloucester Catholic coverage. Jackson Liberty 2 Hillsborough 1 | Public A Quarterfinal Mike Behm’s third period dish to Joey Virga with 3:39 left in regulation proved to be the game-winner as No. 5 Jackson Liberty-Point Boro co-op defeated No. 4 Hillsborough, last year’s runner-up in this section. Zach D’Andrea, who’s scored over 200 points in his career, scored the other goal for the Lions in the third period, too. Jackson Liberty will face No. 1 seed Morris Knolls in the Public A semifinals Wednesday at Mennen Arena. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from the Flemington Ice Arena: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all Hillsborough athletics throughout the 2020 scholastic year is proudly brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. Hunterdon Central 1 Howell 0 | Public A Quarterfinal Peyton Miller’s goal early in the second period was the only score in this goalie-dominated matchup. No. 11 Howell senior San McEvoy was incredible in net, turning away numerous legitimate Red Devil scoring chances. No. 3-seed Hunterdon Central netminder Jack Menichillo preserved the shutout for the win. Hunterdon Central will face No. 2 seed Montclair in the Public A semifinal Wednesday at Mennen Arena. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Flemington Ice Arena: Middletown South 3 Governor Livingston 1 | Public B Quarterfinal Demitri Forand’s goal with 1:56 left gave the Eagles a spot in the state semifinals and a rematch with top seed Randolph. Brandon Cuccaro scored just 1:24 into the game to give Governor Livingston an early 1-0 lead. Nate Block tied things up just over three minutes later with his 22nd goal. The rest of the story was outstanding goaltending. Sophomore Shane Cook had 45 saves for the Highlanders in a losing effort. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has an outstanding game from Middletown Ice World: Manasquan 4 Rumson-Fair Haven 1 | Public C Quarterfinal Vin Ferraro and Luke McNamara scored goals 81 seconds apart early in the second period and Matt Franzoni scored his 25th of the season for a huge insurance goal in the third period to give Manasquan its first-ever berth in the state hockey semifinals. The Warriors will face defending state champ Summit for a spot in the state Public C state championship. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Red Bank: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have ACI Medical & Dental School join our team and present our Central Jersey Game Balls all year long in addition to allowing us to bring great highlights and features to Rumson-Fair Haven and Middletown North. One of the top technical schools in NJ, Advantage Career Institute Medical & Dental School in Central New Jersey offers a variety of programs in the in-demand medical and dental industries. Visit ACI.edu to learn more! Summit 7 Trinity Hall 6 (Hilltoppers win shootout 3-1) | NJ Girls State Semifinal Lily Spooner made three saves in the shootout and the Hilltoppers punched their ticket to the Rock and the first-ever New Jersey girls state championship game where they will face Morristown-Beard. JSZ has highlights of the dramatic OT and shootout from the Red Bank Armory:
Watch Friday 2.28 JSZ Playoff Hockey Highlights
The high school hockey playoffs are down to the quarterfinals following Friday’s action on the ice. JSZ has a pair of first round match-ups with Gloucester Catholic hosting Saint Rose and Rumson-Fair Haven battling Halvorsen Cup champ Mendham. Rumson-Fair Haven 6 Mendham 0 | Public “C” First Round The Bulldogs busted open a 2-0 game with four third period goals to earn a spot in the state quarterfinals and a much-anticipated showdown with fellow Shore Conference rival Manasquan. RFH got first period goals from Ryan Croddick and Sam Catalano to take a 2-0 lead. Ronan Hickey had a 16 save shutout and kept Mendham off the board setting the stage for four more RFH players to score in the third. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Red Bank Armory: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have ACI Medical & Dental School join our team and present our Central Jersey Game Balls all year long in addition to allowing us to bring great highlights and features to Rumson-Fair Haven and Middletown North. One of the top technical schools in NJ, Advantage Career Institute Medical & Dental School in Central New Jersey offers a variety of programs in the in-demand medical and dental industries. Visit ACI.edu to learn more! Gloucester Catholic 5 St. Rose 2 | Non-Public First Round The Rams trailed twice against the Frozen Roses, but GC was eventually able to pull away to advance to the Non-Public quarterfinals. Freshman Chris Pelosi led the way with a pair of goals in the victory. Dylan Koski, Matt Klinewski and Jason Player all scored for the Rams as well. Sean Grant and Aidan Grant scored for St. Rose in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Hollydell Ice Arena in Sewell: Coverage of Gloucester Catholic is brought to you by NJM Insurance. Coverage of Red Bank Catholic (St. Rose is a Tri-Op program with RBC and Donovan Catholic) is brought to you by Jersey Shore Institute of Health and Wellness.
Eagles land in state Public “B” hockey quarterfinals with convincing home win
Middletown South has earned its spot in the final eight of the state playoffs after a dominating effort at Middletown Ice World over Park Regional. JSZ has the highlights! Middletown South 9 Park Regional 0 | Public “B” First Round Aiden Cavendish and Demitri Forand had two goals each to lead the Eagles into the state quarterfinals. Cavendish opened the scoring on a redirect from an Andreas Forand shot who scored :13 seconds later to give Midd. South an early 2-0 lead. Demitri Forand’s first of two goals came on a penalty shot in the second period. The Eagles will be home in the state quarterfinals against Governor Livingston. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Middletown:
Morristown-Beard earns spot in state hockey quarterfinals
One of the top opening round matchups in the state hockey playoffs did not disappoint. Two outstanding goalies matched saves early before Morristown-Beard broke through to reach the Non-Public quarterfinals. JSZ has the highlights! Morristown-Beard 4 St. Joe-Montvale 1 | Non-Public First Round Andrew Low and Tommy Matthews scored goals eight seconds apart late in the second period and Cam Fernandez closed out the scoring on a penalty shot to give the Crimson a spot in the Round of 8. Hollis Humphries had the other goal for Mo-Beard and Luke McManus was strong in between the pipes. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from Mennen Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of St. Joe-Montvale is made possible by Rothman Orthopaedics
Watch Tuesday 2.25 JSZ State Playoff Ice Hockey Highlights
The Road to the Rock continues in the hockey state playoffs on Tuesday. JSZ brings you two games from the opening round with wins for Hopewell Valley and Middletown North. We’ll continue to post highlights all this week leading up to next week’s state quarterfinals Hopewell Valley 7 Kearny 0 | Public “A” Opening Round Hopewell Valley (12) kicked off the opening round of the NJSIAA Boys Ice Hockey Public A Tournament with a dominating 7-0 win over Kearny (21). Michael Boyer and Trent Demers both found net twice for the Bulldogs. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hopewell Valley coverage. Middletown North 6 Vernon 0 | Public “C” Opening Round John Miranda had two goals and Matt Corella was outstanding in net with a 28-save shutout to give the Lions a spot in the Round of 16 and a matchup with #3 seed Ramsey this Friday night. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Middletown Ice World: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have ACI Medical & Dental School join our team and present our Central Jersey Game Balls all year long in addition to allowing us to bring great highlights and features to Rumson-Fair Haven and Middletown North. One of the top technical schools in NJ, Advantage Career Institute Medical & Dental School in Central New Jersey offers a variety of programs in the in-demand medical and dental industries. Visit ACI.edu to learn more!
Seton Hall Prep opens state hockey playoffs with emphatic victory
The Road to the Rock is here! It’s a two-week sprint to the Prudential Center and the New Jersey high school hockey state championships. JSZ begins its post-season coverage with Seton Hall Prep opening the Non-Public bracket with a dominating effort against Saint John Vianney Seton Hall Prep 10 Saint John Vianney 0 | Non-Public First Round The Pirates scored two goals in the final 1:20 of the first period to jump out to a 3-0 lead and poured it on from there to advance to the Non-Public Quarterfinals. The Prep will face Bergen Catholic for the fourth time this season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Codey Arena: JSZ was able to bring you coverage of this game thanks to two great partners. Thanks to One on One with Steve Adubato (Seton Hall Prep) and the SJV hockey booster club for supporting Jersey Sports Zone!
Watch Saturday 2.21 JSZ Championship Hockey Highlights
The high school hockey cup season comes to a close on Saturday night and now it’s time for the Road to the Rock and the state playoffs! JSZ brings you an overtime thriller between Summit and Montclair in the McInnis Cup plus we’ve got the Mennen Cup championship between Morristown-Beard and Randolph Summit 3 Montclair 2 | McInnis Cup Final Tom Pryymak completed a natural hat trick :48 into overtime to give Summit a come from behind win and the McInnis Cup. Montclair jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Oscar Rosen and Jared Topf, but Pryymak responded less than a minute after Topf’s goal to get Summit on the board. Pryymak’s second of the night tied the game at two midway through the third period. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Codey Arena: Morristown-Beard 5 Randolph 1 | Mennen Cup Final Tommy Matthews had two goals and an assist to lead Morristown-Beard to their first Mennen Cup title since 2017. The Crimson scored three times in the second period to secure the victory. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction:
Watch Friday 2.21 JSZ Hockey Championship Highlights
Who’s ready for some championship hockey? Jersey Sports Zone has highlights and reactions from three major county/conference finals Friday night as champions were made in Mercer County along within the Gordon and Kolodney Cups. CBA 2 Don Bosco 0 | Gordon Cup Final CBA goaltender John Donohoe turned in a magical performance for the Colts as the sophomore turned away 25 shots to shutout Don Bosco Prep, the defending Gordon Cup champions. CBA defenseman Chad Schneider scored early in the first period after a clear from behind his net trickled in past Don Bosco’s Ethan Marich. The Colts nursed a 1-0 lead for nearly 50 minutes before Kyle Contessa scored on an empty-netter to seal the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Codey Arena in West Orange: Princeton 7 Hun 5 | Mercer County Tournament Final Just about 40 years to the day of Team USA’s Miracle on Ice, Princeton pulls off their own miracle as they comeback from a 5-2 deficit in the the third period to defeat six-time defending Mercer County Champions, Hun. Senior Rocco Salvato finishes with four goals, including three in the final period. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Hun coverage. St. Joe-Metuchen 4 Monroe 3 | GMC Kolodney Cup Final Christian Cuccia’s third-period goal gave St. Joe’s a 4-2 lead and proved to be the game-winner to give St. Joe-Metuchen the GMC title for the eighth time in the last nine years. St. Joe’s jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Ryan Borek and Joe Morello and never surrendered the lead. Monroe got two goals from Penn State commit Gleb Veremyev in the loss. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Woodbridge: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for supporting JSZ’s coverage of the Monroe Falcons
Manasquan’s Buzzer-Beater on Ice Makes ESPN SportsCenter Top 10
Chris Farinacci is making national headlines when his last-second goal from center ice gave Manasquan a Shore Conference Dowd Cup championship. Watch the goal and look back on other JSZ SportsCenter Top 10 moments! It looked like Manasquan and Saint John Vianney were heading to overtime at Jersey Shore Arena in the Shore Conference’s Dowd Cup championship. Tied at 3 and shorthanded, Warriors forward Chris Farinacci took the puck from his own zone and fired a shot beyond center ice that found the net with under three seconds to go. The Manasquan Miracle gives the Warriors a third straight Dowd Cup and a 4-3 victory. The incredible shot earned the #3 spot on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to bring a whole new level of exposure to high school athletes in the Garden State. There have now been five JSZ clips that have been featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10. The Farinacci goal is the latest on the list of JSZ highlights featured on ESPN SportsCenter. JSZ Highlights Featured on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays Chris Farinacci, Manasquan (Hockey) – #3 February 21, 2020 Jagger Zrada, Moorestown (Basketball) – #2 March 10, 2019 Michael Balzarotti, Delbarton (Hockey) – #3 February 13, 2019 Hayden Volk/Matt Volk, Colts Neck (Football) – #7 October 31, 2015 Julian Kislin/Max Halvorsen, Freehold Township (Hockey) – #1 January 14, 2015
Watch Thursday 2.20 JSZ Shore Conference Hockey Championship Highlights
Buzzer beaters, hat tricks, emotional celebrations and much more! JSZ has you covered from both the Handchen and Down Cup Finals from Jersey Shore Arena to determine the Shore Conference’s two best hockey programs. Manasquan 4 St. John Vianney 3 | Dowd Cup Final Manasquan captured its third straight Dowd Cup Championship with a nail biting 4-3 win over St. John Vianney. After ending the second period in a 1-1 tie, both teams traded 4 goals in the third. SJV falling behind 3-2 would tie the game once again with 30 seconds remaining in regulation. However, thanks to a 3/4 ice last effort goal from Chris Farinacci to win the game. JSZ’s Nery has the highlights and post game interviews with Farinacci and Head Coach Adam Houli: Thank you to the St. John Vianney Hockey Booster Club for sponsoring our SJV coverage. Rumson-Fair Haven 9 Middletown South 3 | Handchen Cup Rumson-Fair Haven captured its first ever Handchen Cup with a dominating 9-3 win over Middletown South. The Bulldogs were led by Sam Catalano who ended the evening with a hat trick. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to ACI Medical & Dental School for sponsoring our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage.
NJ Devils Honor JSZ’s Top January Hockey Goals
The New Jersey Devils commitment to supporting high school hockey in New Jersey is second to none. With the high school state finals at the Prudential Center just around the corner, the Devils hosted Jersey Sports Zone’s top five goal scorers from January during their 2-1 win against the San Jose Sharks. Devils forward Joey Anderson watched JSZ”s top goals and offered his commentary to our honorees. Watch our recap from another great night at the Rock: Thanks again to the New Jersey Devils for making a special experience for high school hockey players in New Jersey. Coming up in March, we’ll have the top goals from the high school hockey post-season and ask you to cast your vote. We’ll once again honor five more hockey players with our final edition of JSZ’s Goals of the Month
CBA avenges loss to Bergen Catholic to reach Gordon Cup Final
The top two ranked teams in the hockey state polls went head to head with a spot in the Gordon Cup finals on the line. JSZ has the highlights and post-game reaction from the Colts and Crusaders at Jersey Shore Arena in Wall CBA 2 Bergen Catholic 0 | Gordon Cup Semifinal John Donohoe had a 34-save shutout and Zach Wagnon’s first-period goal was all CBA needed to secure a spot in the Gordon Cup championship game. Evan Brown won a faceoff in the first period and fed Wagnon to give the Colts the lead. Kyle Contessa scored in the final seconds to secure the victory. The Colts will take on Don Bosco Prep in the Gordon Cup final on Friday night at Codey Arena. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Jersey Shore Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Bergen Catholic is made possible thanks to Rothman Orthopaedics
Watch Thursday 10.31 JSZ Sectional Championship Field Hockey Highlights
Our cameras were on-hand for two playoff field hockey games around New Jersey. Eastern 8 Kingsway 1 | South Jersey Group 4 Championship The Vikings dominated the Dragons to clinch its 21st consecutive sectional championship. Eastern opened up a 3-0 lead heading into halftime. Tori Griffiths got Kingsway on the board to open the second half but the Vikings cut off the rally with a five-goal explosion to put the game out of reach. Sophomore Ryleigh Heck powered the Vikings offense, racking up four goals and an assist on the afternoon. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from McAleer Stadium: Coverage of Eastern is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care Shore Regional 4 Point Pleasant Boro 2 | North 2 Group 1 Championship Lily Santi had a hat trick to give her 59 goals for the season as the Blue Devils defend their North 2 Group 1 title with a hard-fought win over a Shore Conference foe. Jordan Carr had two first-half goals to give Point Boro a 2-1 lead at the half. Shore was able to get numerous penalty corners and drew even on a Ryan Malfa goal in the second half. Santi gave Shore a 3-2 lead on a penalty stroke and added one more late. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from West Long Branch: Thanks to Reach Your Potential Training in Tinton Falls for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of the Shore Regional Blue Devils. Shore field hockey is fueled by RYPT!
Middle Township Gets Past Gateway to Open State Field Hockey Playoffs
Middle Twp. 2 Gateway 0 – S.J. Group 1 Quarterfinal Kate Herlihy scored a pair of goals to lead the top-seeded Panthers to victory. Dakota Ludman and Caroline Gallagher picked up the assists. Marti Grassia kept the eighth-seeded Gators in the game, making 19 saves in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Cape May Court House:
Rumson-Fair Haven Advances to SCT Final
Rumson-Fair Haven 1 Southern 0 The third-seeded Bulldogs upset the second-seeded Rams in a Shore Conference Tournament semifinal. Eliana Swell scored the only goal of the game off a penalty corner early in the first half. Ceci Newman earned the shutout in the cage. RFH advances to face Shore in the SCT final on Sunday at Monmouth University. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Manahawkin:
Maguire, McCooey score hat tricks to get RFH field hockey 10th win
JSZ brings you some Monday night field hockey out of the Shore Conference. Rumson-Fair Haven scores a 7-0 win at home over Manasquan to reach the 10-win mark. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights Rumson-Fair Haven 7 Manasquan 0 It was senior night at RFH, but a pair of underclassmen stole the show. Junior Meadow Maguire had three goals and two assists and sophomore Grace Anne McCooey added a hat trick of her own. Maguire, a Princeton commit has two older sisters playing Big Ten lacrosse at Maryland and Iowa. RFH is now 10-4 and will play Wall in the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament.
Salem Has Unfinished Business in South Jersey Group 1
The Rams have been to a sectional final in two of the last three seasons, but Salem is still seeking its first South Jersey title since 1983. Salem’s senior-heavy squad is hoping to finish the job this fall. Elon recruit Josh Johnson is a force on the line and a leader for the Rams. Dashon Bundy and Kaciir Street are a pair of dynamic players who should see plenty of touches for Salem. JSZ’s Mike Frankel catches up with the Rams in our latest installment of Camp Countdown: Salem Rams 2019 Schedule Friday, August 30th – at Pleasantville Saturday, September 7th – vs. Cedar Creek Saturday, September 14th – vs. Schalick Saturday, September 21st – at Burlington City Saturday, October 5th – vs. Overbrook Friday, October 11th – at Glassboro Saturday, October 19th – vs. Audubon Saturday, October 26th – vs. Pennsville Saturday, November 2nd – at Penns Grove Thursday, November 28th – at Woodstown
RFH dominates to win sectional field hockey crown
Rumson-Fair Haven 5 Hackettstown 0 Elena Warner scored two goals and Bridy Molyneaux had a goal and two assists to lead Rumson-Fair Haven to a 5-0 win over Hackettstown and a North 2 Group 2 field hockey sectional championship. The Bulldogs had a 2-0 lead at the half and got a big moment 12 minutes into the second half with Molyneaux executed a perfect low shot off the corner. With a 3-0 advantage, RFH continued the pressure and never looked back. Megan and Katie MacGillis were the other goal scorers for RFH who improves to 19-2 on the season. The Lady Bulldogs advance to the state semifinals and will face West Essex on Tuesday at a neutral site. Watch the highlights from one of New Jersey’s top field hockey programs: Jersey Sports Zone loves to capture championship moments and our sponsors give us that opportunity. Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for supporting the RFH Bulldogs and allowing us to be on the scene for so many great Rumson moments on the field!
Lenape Knocks Off No. 1 Seeded Toms River North, Heads to Sectional Final – Watch Highlights
Lenape – 3 Toms River North – 1 4th Seeded Lenape High School made the trip to Toms River North to play the No. 1 seeded Lady Mariners in the Central Jersey Group-4 Semi Finals. Lenape used a team effort of three goals by three different players ( Caroline McKenna, Megan McKenna, and Reese Grogan ) including 2 in the 2nd half, to take down Toms River North 3-1. Lenape advances to the Sectional Final match on Friday where they will take on 3rd seeded Rancocas Valley. Watch Highlights and Post Game reaction from Lenape’s win below! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to PEAK Coaching For Success for providing coverage of Toms River North Mariner 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.
Bridgewater-Raritan Field Hockey will play in their 13th straight Sectional Final
The number one seed, Bridgewater-Raritan, faced the 4th seed, East Brusnwick, in the semifinals of the North 2 Group 4 Field Hockey State Tournament. In the first half, the Panthers lead 4-0 with Maddy Bray providing Bridgewater with a lot of push offensively with an assist and a goal. The Panthers would go on to win 7-0 over the Bears and will play this Sunday in the North 2 Group 4 Championship for the 13th straight year. Check out the highlights JSZ’s Courtney DuPont had of the game: Sponsor Alert!! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Bridgewater-Raritan coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Panther sports all year long!
11th Seed Watchung Hills pulls off field hockey upset in states
First round of the North Section 2, Group 4 FH State Tournament and we have the 11th seed, the Watchung Hills Warriors, at the Hillsborough Raiders. Hillsborough landing the 6th seed this year. The game was an outstanding defensive battle by both teams right down to the last minute in OT where Watching Hills gets a corner after a Hillsborough obstruction. #21 Kaitlyn Gully would score the game winner on that very corner! The Watching Hills Warriors upset the Hillsborough Raiders 2-1 in OT. Great performance by both goalies, Sarah Bruno with 13 saves and Macy Brandwein with 14. Of course the stars today Beecher and Gully of Watchung. I spoke with both girls in post-game: Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hillsborough coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get great moments from Raider sports all year long!
Watch Highlights of Voorhees @ Montgomery Field Hockey
The Montgomery Cougars relied heavily on the performances of their midfielders, sophomore Payton Edward and junior Trisha Pimenta, as they took on the Voorhees Vikings during week one of their season. Last year, the Vikings where 18-3-2 after winning their first sectional title for the first time in 10 years. Lucky for the Vikings, they retained talent as they have Brooke Hyland and Cassie Boyce back on the field as sophomore leaders this season: Sponsor Alert! Big thank you goes out to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Montgomery High School this season. We appreciate your support and know both our viewers and the players we speak with appreciate what you do for the community.
RYPT Signing Day 2015
12 athletes from five different sports who train at Reach Your Potential Training gathered to celebrate signing national letters of intent. Shore Sports Zone interviews every athlete! Reach Your Potential Training has been the secret weapon of many of the Shore Conference’s top athletes and there’s no better evidence than to see the gathering of RYPT athletes who signed national letters of intent. 12 athletes from five different sports and six different high schools came to the RYPT facility to talk with Shore Sports Zone about their college choices. Watch all the interviews below: Shore Regional’s Jessica Welch signs to play field hockey in the Pac 12 for the Stanford Cardinal Shore Regional’s Annie Deusch is staying close to home signing to play Division I field hockey at Monmouth University Shore Regional field hockey goalie Sarah Dwyer signs to play in the ACC for the Boston College Eagles Shore Regional’s Shannon Anfuso is set to play Division III soccer at Springfield College Shore Regional’s Doug Goldsmith signs to play Division I lacrosse for a top 10 power in the Unviersity of Albany Red Bank Catholic’s Brett Habich is bound for Alabany to play Division I lacrosse at Siena Rumson-Fair Haven’s Butch Clark signs to play lacrosse at Pace University Saint John Vianney basketball guard Tina Lebron signs with Caldwell Wall’s Jess Stansfield is switching from indoor volleyball to beach volleyball as she signs with Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Freehold Boro field hockey sisters Katelyn and Jessica Pianko signed with ACC schools. Katelyn is on her way to Wake Forest, Jessica is a Boston College Eagle Wall field hockey star Samantha Sicre is a Hoosier. Sicre signs a national letter of intent to compete at the University of Indiana
RYPT Spotlight: Jessica Welch
Shore Regional junior Jessica Welch has had a banner junior year and she’s already hard at work to get the Blue Devils another field hockey state championship Jessica Welch had an outstanding junior season to lead Shore Regional to a Group 1 State Championship. With 58 goals and 19 assists, Jessica captured a long list of awards starting with Shore Conference player of the year and ending with being named 3rd team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, one of just 48 players across the nation to get the honor. Welch was a clutch performer. She scored the game tying goal late in the second half and the game winner in overtime to give the Blue Devils a Shore Conference semifinal win over Wall and in the Group 1 State Championship, she got the game winner in a 2-1 win over Collingswood. Jessica Welch celebrates a game winning goal against Wall in the Shore Conference semifinals Welch has already given a verbal commitment to play Division I field hockey at Stanford University where she plans to major in biology. “I love the atmosphere and the academics was a plus for me,” Welch said. “I want to study human biology. I’ve always wanted to be a nurse or something in that field. It has always interested me.” Each month, Shore Sports Zone will profile an athlete who trains at RYPT. Reach Your Potential Training has become the home of many of the Shore Conference’s top athletes in numerous sports. A lot of the athletes you see on the highlights on Shore Sports Zone are putting in the hard work in critical training at RYPT to get ready for their season. Coming soon, SSZ will take you inside the RYPT facility and show their elite training methods that are getting kids throughout the Shore Conference college scholarships!
Maguire scores four to pace RFH to T of C win
Watch highlights and post-game reaction of Rumson-Fair Haven beating Shore Regional 6-0 in the field hockey Tournament of Champions from Rider University LAWRENCEVILLE – Madison Maguire scored four goals, highlighted by a first half hat trick, to lead Rumson-Fair Haven to a 6-0 win over Shore Regional in the play-in game of the Tournament of Champions at Rider University. Maguire scored a hat trick in the first half to give the Bulldogs a 3-0 halftime lead. Lily Croddick and Abigail Donohue scored in the second half, before Maguire closed out the scoring. RFH advances to a matchup with #1 seed and unbeaten Eastern on Wednesday at 6:30 pm in Lawrenceville. The Bulldogs are the Group 2 State Champions with a 24-0-2 record. It was the third meeting between the two Shore Conference state champions. Following a 1-1 tie, RFH ended the Blue Devils 16 year reign as Shore Conference champs with a 2-0 win in Hazlet. Shore Regional, under first year head coach Kelly Koenig, finished with a 21-5-2 record and the Group 1 State Championship.
RYPT Spotlight: Catie Ebner
Rumson-Fair Haven field hockey plays for a Group 2 State Championship on Saturday and a big reason is the anchor of the Lady Bulldogs defense RUMSON – Rumson-Fair Haven’s Catie Ebner had a Wednesday to remember. In the morning, she signed a national letter of intent to play Division I field hockey at Villanova. Later that evening, she assisted on the game winning goal in RFH’s 2-1 win against West Deptford in the Group 2 State Semifinals. Catie Ebner signs a national letter of intent to Villanova University At 6-foot-1, everyone expected Catie to play basketball, but she was drawn to field hockey, where the senior is able to get low and use her big reach advantage to anchor the RFH defense. “She’s unstoppable back there,” RFH field hockey coach Julie Vaccarelli said. “She comes up with huge play after huge play to keep us in games. It’s gonna be huge shoes to fill next year.” To be a Division I athlete, Catie knew she had to put in extra work both on and off the field. It all paid off when she put pen to paper and signed to play in the Big East for Villanova. “It totally symbolizes all the hard work that I put in, all the stresses that came with it, and all the great successes,” Ebner said. “It was a really emotion moment for my parents, for me, and all my coaches.” Rumson-Fair Haven takes on Madison this Saturday at 12 noon at Bordentown High School for the Group 2 State Championship. Each month, Shore Sports Zone will profile an athlete who trains at RYPT. Reach Your Potential Training has become the home of many of the Shore Conference’s top athletes in numerous sports. A lot of the athletes you see on the highlights on Shore Sports Zone are putting in the hard work in critical training at RYPT to get ready for their season. Coming soon, SSZ will take you inside the RYPT facility and show their elite training methods that are getting kids throughout the Shore Conference college scholarships!
RFH advances to Group Final
See highlights of Rumson Fair Haven’s 7-0 win over Manasquan and the rest of the field hockey scoreboard Central Jersey Group 2 Semifinals (1) Rumson-Fair Haven 7 (5) Manasquan 0 (2) Robbinsville 2 (3) Long Branch 1 Robbinsville at Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday North 2 Group 1 Semifinals (2) Shore Regional 4 (3) Bordentown 1 Shore Regional at #1 seed Bernards on Saturday Non-Public North Quarterfinals (3) Morristown-Beard 2 (6) Saint John Vianney 1 Non-Public South Quarterfinals (6) Paul VI 3 (3) Saint Rose 0
Tuesday 11/4 State Playoff Scoreboard
Watch Kim Fetto’s game winner to give 14th seed Manalapan a 2-1 shocker over Freehold Township – we’ve got all the girls soccer state scores plus field hockey GIRLS SOCCER Central Jersey Group 4 (8) Sayreville 2 (9) Jackson Memorial 1 (5) Brick Memorial 1 (12) Old Bridge 0 (14) Manalapan 2 (3) Freehold Township 1 (4) Freehold Boro 2 (13) North Brunswick 0 (11) Howell (6) Hillsbourgh Central Jersey Group 3 (1) Colts Neck 1 (16) Neptune 0 (4) Ocean Township 2 (13) Middletown South 1 (14) Red Bank Regional (3) Hopewell Valley (6) Allentown 1 (11) Brick Township 0 (2) Wall 6 (15) Lawrence 0 Central Jersey Group 2 (4) Holmdel 2 (13) Matawan 1 (14) Delaware Valley 2 (3) Rumson 1 (10) Manasquan 4 (7) Spotswood 0 (2) Governor Livingston 3 (15) Monmouth 0 Central Jersey Group 1 (10) Point Pleasant Beach (7) Burlington City (2) Shore Regional 6 (15) Highland Park 0 North 2 Group 3 (12) Middletown North 2 (5) Summit 0 South Jersey Group 4 (12) Toms River East (5) Shawnee (4) Rancocas Valley 3 (13) Southern 0 (6) Toms River North 2 (11) Cherokee 1 South Jersey Group 3 (8) Central Regional 4 (9) Gloucester Tech 3 (4) Toms River South 2 (13) Mainland 1 South Jersey Group 2 (12) Pinelands 2 (5) Haddonfield 0 (4) Point Pleasant Boro 2 (13) Barnegat 0 Non Public South “A” (4) Red Bank Catholic 2 (13) Camden Catholic 1 (11) Donovan Catholic 4 (6) Gloucester Catholic 2 (7) Saint John Vianney 1 (10) Immaculata 0 (3) Saint Rose – bye Non Public South “B” (7) Mater Dei 3 (10) Saint Joseph’s Hammonton (10) 0 FIELD HOCKEY Central Jersey Group 4 Freehold Township 1 Jackson Memorial 0 Cherokee 1 Freehold Boro 1 (Cherokee advances on strokes) Central Jersey Group 3 Wall 4 Allentown 3 South Jersey Group 4 Southern 1 Washington Township 1 (Southern advances on strokes) South Jersey Group 3 Central vs. Ocean City
Monday State Playoff Scoreboard
See highlights of RFH field hockey’s opening round game plus all the scores from the first day of boys soccer states FIELD HOCKEY STATE TOURNAMENT Central Jersey Group 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 10 Delran 0 Long Branch 3 Ewing 1 North 2 Group 1 Shore Regional 6 Henry Hudson 0 Non-Public North Saint John Vianney 6 Koinonia 0 BOYS SOCCER STATE TOURNAMENT Central Jersey Group 4 (2) Manalapan 7 (15) Freehold Boro 1 (4) Monroe 3 (13) Marlboro 1 (6) Hunterdon Central 2 (13) Colts Neck 1 (9) Freehold Township 1 (8) West Windsor North 0 (7) Brick Memorial 3 (10) Sayreville 1 Central Jersey Group 3 (4) Allentown 3 (13) Jackson Liberty 0 (12) Long Branch 1 (5) Wall 0 (6) Red Bank Regional 2 (11) Northern Burlington 1 (7) New Brunswick 4 (10) Ocean 1 (9) Hopewell Valley 4 (8) Middletown North 1 Central Jersey Group 2 (1) Point Pleasant Boro 3 (16) Raritan 0 (5) Johnson 3 (12) Monmouth Regional 0 (13) Governor Livingston 2 (4) Manasquan (1) (11) Rumson-Fair Haven 3 (6) Carteret 0 (14) Bordentown 2 (3) Matawan 1 (7) Holmdel 6 (10) Robbinsville 2 Central Jersey Group 1 (13) Point Pleasant Beach 4 (4) South Amboy 1 (7) South Hunterdon 2 (10) Asbury Park 1 (1) Shore Regional 5 (16) Highland Park 1 South Jersey Group 4 (1) Rancocas Valley 8 (16) Jackson Memorial 0 (2) Washington Township 6 (15) Toms River East 0 (5) Toms River North 4 (12) Kingsway 0 South Jersey Group 3 (2) Toms River South 3 (15) Highland 0 (14) Seneca 1 (3) Central 1 – Seneca wins on PKs 6-5 (10) Oakcrest 2 (7) Lacey 1 (8) Pinelands 3 (9) Hammonton 0 South Jersey Group 2 (2) Woodstown 3 (15) Barnegat 1 South Non-Public A (10) Red Bank Catholic 3 (7) Donovan Catholic 2 (6) Saint John Vianney 6 (11) Camden Catholic 0 (3) CBA – Bye South Non-Public B (5) Saint Rose 4 (12) St. Joe’s-Hammonton 0 (4) Holy Cross 8 (13) Mater Dei Prep 1
RFH ends Shore’s amazing streak
After 15 years of winning the Shore Conference Tournament, Shore Regional falls to Rumson-Fair Haven 2-0 in the finals at Raritan High School. See both goals and post-game reaction from the Bulldogs HAZLET – Peyton McCauley tallied a pair of first half goals, and the Rumson-Fair Haven defense took care of the rest in a 2-0 win over Shore Regional in the finals of the Shore Conference Tournament at Raritan High School. The Blue Devils had won the last 15 Shore Conference Tournaments. RFH field hockey coach Julie Vacarelli played her high school field hockey at Shore under legendary coach Nancy Williams and won four SCT titles as a player. Both teams will continue in state tournament play. 2nd seeded Shore Regional hosts Henry Hudson in a North Jersey Group 1 Quarterfinal on Monday at 2:00 pm. Rumson-Fair Haven is the top seed in Central Group 2 and will host Delran on Monday.
Shore’s streak still alive
Shore Regional goes for a 16th straight SCT field hockey championship this Saturday after a dramatic 3-2 overtime win against Wall. Check out the highlights and a great interview from Jessica Welch OCEANPORT – Jessica Welch scored the game tying goal with 1:59 to go in the second half and tallied the game winner a minute into overtime to give Shore Regional a 3-2 win over Wall in the semifinals of the Shore Conference Field Hockey Tournament. The Blue Devils have won the last 15 Shore Conference Tournaments, but trailed 1-0 at the half and 2-1 before Welch’s heroics. The second seed earned a trip to the finals to face #1 seed Rumson-Fair Haven. The Bulldogs advanced to the finals with a 2-1 win over Freehold Township. The championship game will be played at 11am on Saturday at Holmdel High School.
RFH moves on to SCT Field Hockey quarters
Emma D’Amelio had two first half goals in the Bulldogs 8-0 win over Holmdel – see the highlights! SCT Field Hockey First Round Scores Rumson-Fair Haven 8 Holmdel 0 Ocean 2 Saint Rose 1 (OT) Freehold Boro 4 Jackson Memorial 0 Freehold Township 2 Long Branch 0 Wednesday First Round Games (15) Point Boro at (2) Shore Regional (10) Middletown South at (7) Central (19) Jackson Liberty at (3) Wall (11) Toms River South at (6) Southern Quarterfinal Matchups (Saturday) Ocean at Rumson-Fair Haven Freehold Township at Freehold Boro
SCT Field Hockey bracket revealed
Shore Regional has won the last 15 Shore Conference Field Hockey Tournaments and is the #2 seed 23 teams qualified for the Shore Conference Field Hockey Tournament. Here is the schedule: Saturday, October 18th – preliminary games Wednesday, October 22nd – 1st round qames Saturday, October 25th – Quarterfinals Wednesday, October 29th – Semifinals Saturday, November 1st – Finals #17 Lacey at #16 Holmdel, winner faces #1 Rumson-Fair Haven #18 Brick Memorial at #15 Point Pleasant Boro, winner faces #2 Shore Regional #19 Jackson Liberty at #14 Saint John Vianney, winner faces #3 Wall #20 Raritan at #13 Jackson Memorial, winner faces #4 Freehold Boro #21 Ranney at #12 Long Branch, winner faces #5 Freehold Township #22 Henry Hudson at #11 Toms River South, winner faces #6 Southern Regional #23 Pinelands at #10 Middletown South, winner faces #7 Central Regional #9 Ocean Township at #8 Saint Rose (1st round matchup)
Shore honors coaching legend Williams
Shore Regional dedicates Nancy Williams Field as the Blue Devils open the field hockey season with a 6-2 win over Middletown North OCEANPORT – After 44 years and over 1600 wins in six different varsity sports, Nancy Williams name will forever be a part of Shore Regional athletics. The legendary coach saw her name go on top of the scoreboard on Saturday morning prior to the start of the 2014 field hockey season. It was field hockey where Williams career statistics are something that even the greatest coaches in sports would be envious of. Nancy Williams Field Hockey Coaching Resume * 839-67-56 lifetime record in 44 seasons * 19 Shore Conference Tournament titles (15 in a row) * 13 overall state championships * 23 Sectional Championships * 43 consecutive Division Championships * 16 All-Americans Williams admitted it would take a big adjustment to life as a fan of Shore Regional field hockey. She watched as the Blue Devils topped Middletown North 6-2 in the season opener.