NJ Devils honor state’s best at JSZ Hockey Banquet!
The New Jersey Devils provided a special night for the Garden State’s top hockey players. The first JSZ All-Zone Hockey banquet was hosted at the Prudential Center prior to the Devils 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Following the presentation of our video highlights and Player of the Year profiles, the players, coaches and families watched the Devils game and our All-Zone team was honored during the second intermission on the world’s largest in-arena scoreboard. JSZ’s Jay Cook and Courtney DuPont recap a fantastic night at the Rock: Mickey Burns wins JSZ Hockey Player of the Year The Don Bosco Prep forward was the overwhelming choice among statewide hockey coaches and media. Burns had 28 goals and 49 assists for the Ironmen. JSZ’s Courtney DuPont profiles the future Vermont Catamount Name High School 1st 2nd 3rd Total Mickey BurnsDon Bosco Prep141347 Nick SiffringerDelbarton33520 Matt SchoerPope John13413 Zach TarantinoWall13110 John GelattSaint John Vianney1218 Tom PryymakSummit0306 A special thanks to our voting panel! Coaches: Paramus Catholic, High Point, Pope John, Summit, Ridgewood, Woodbridge Twp, Verona, Don Bosco Prep, Delbarton, Middletown North, Wall, RBC, Saint John Vianney, Central Regional, CBA Media: Matt Stypulkoski NJ.com, Chris Rotolo Shore Hockey Report, Alex Lorenzo JSZ, Courtney DuPont JSZ, Rich Chrampanis JSZ Watch our features on 2nd and 3rd place finishers Nick Siffringer and Matt Schoer: Meet the 2018 JSZ All-Zone Hockey Team GoaliesDefensemanForwardsAward Winners Nick Burgess, DelbartonJohn Campomenosi, Don Bosco PrepStephen Buck, Seton Hall Prep Scott Kimiecik, DelbartonJohn Hallard, Middletown NorthDean DiFazio, CBA Ciaran McNelis, Red Bank CatholicJalen Kaplan, DelbartonTJ Evan, Woodbridge TownshipMickey Burns, Don Bosco Prep - JSZ Hockey Player of the Year Hunter Macy, DelbartonDrew Galea, Woodbridge TownshipMatt Schoer, Pope John - POY Finalist Thomas Shweigardt, Don Bosco PrepJohn Gelatt, Saint John VianneyNick Siffringer, Delbarton - POY Finalist John Gutt, Saint John Vianney Kyle Knight, St. Augustine Prep Alex Konovalov, Ridge Tsubasa Konishi, Don Bosco Prep Jin Lee, Northern Highlands Kyle Mandleur, Hun School Liam Noonan, CBA Tom Pryymak, Summit Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central Tyler Sedlak, Don Bosco Prep Zach Tarantino, Wall Aidan Trainor, Princeton Will Vitton, Summit Thomas Winter, Chatham Will Zimmer, Randolph Top 5 Goals from February and JSZ’s Save of the Year JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez talked with some of our Plays of the Month honorees and was with them as they watched their goals play on the scoreboard at the Rock: Watch our winners and thanks to everyone who voted Save of the Year: Thomas Kampf, Central Regional #5: Scott Schnell, Hunterdon Central #4: Collin Andersen, Rumson-Fair Haven #3: John Callander, Point Pleasant Boro #2: Hunter Macy, Delbarton #1: Jin Lee, Northern Highlands A special thanks to Thomas Dreisbach and the staff at the New Jersey Devils for giving New Jersey high school hockey players a special experience at the Rock all season long!
Vote now for NJ Devils Goal and Save of the Year!
With the high school hockey season wrapping up on Monday with the state championships, it’s time for you to vote for the top goal captured by Jersey Sports Zone cameras and the top save of the year. The winners of each poll will be featured during the Devils March 24th game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. We will keep the polls open until 8:00 pm on Friday. Thank you to the players for all the great highlights during the season and thanks to everyone who watched our videos and voted all season long! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll We’re excited to honor the top players in New Jersey at our All-State Hockey Banquet during the Devils/Lightning game on March 24th. We’ll show highlight videos from the top players in the state as well as honor the Top 5 goals from February and the save of the year. A special thanks to the New Jersey Devils for partnering with Jersey Sports Zone to provide special memories for NJ high school hockey players.
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JSZ will post highlights and post-game reaction from all four state championship hockey games at the Prudential Center in Newark. Check back often for updates! Delbarton 4 Don Bosco Prep 2 Hunter Macy broke a 2-2 tie early in the third period in what proved to be the game-winner as the Green Wave win the NJ Non-Public state championship for a third straight year. Delbarton lost two regular-season meetings to the Ironmen, but answered with a Gordon Cup and state title over their rival. JSZ has the highlights from the Rock featuring the Garden State’s two best teams on the ice: Hunterdon Central 5 Woodbridge Township 1 Scott Schnell scored in the opening minute of the game and added two more goals in the third period for a hat trick as the Red Devils win their first state championship on the ice. Watch Schnell’s snipes and post-game reaction from the Prudential Center: Northern Highlands 1 Randolph 0 – Public “B” Final Cormac Cindrich scored the game’s lone goal in the first period and John Werber turned away 19 shots to give Northern Highlands its first state title on the ice. JSZ has the big moment from the Rock: Summit 3 Chatham 0 – Public C State Championship Nikita Pryymak turned away 32 shots for a third consecutive shutout in the post-season and Greg Spitznagel scored a pair of goals to give the Hilltoppers the Public C title. JSZ has highlights and post-game reaction from the Prudential Center; JSZ’s coverage of Summit High is made possible by Equinox Fitness Clubs
3.1 NJSIAA Hockey Semifinal Highlights
Hunterdon Central 3 Wayne Hills 2 – Public A Semifinal Hunterdon Central trailed 1-0 in the second period; however, Alex Ahern tied the game up in the first, while team captain Scott Schnell gave the Red Devils the lead during the start of the third. Check out full highlights now: Don Bosco 7 Gloucester Catholic 0 – Non-Public Semifinal The Ironmen dominated this game from start to finish. The first goal of the night was score by Tsubasa Koninshi and things only got better from there. Check out highlights from this one as the Ironman move on to the Non-Public final at The Rock next week: Delbarton 5 CBA 0 – Non-Public Semifinal Delbarton proved themselves worthy of fighting for a state title tonight after shutting out CBA. Nick Siffringer showed up once again for the Green Wave. He scored two goals and after the game JSZ caught up with him to discuss Delbarton’s upcoming Non-Public final against Don Bosco. Check out that interview and more now:
Watch State Playoff Hockey Highlights from Feb. 28th on JSZ
Woodbridge Township 3 Marlboro 2 – NJSIAA Ice Hockey Public “A” Tournament Semifinal TJ Evan scored two goals in the span of 12 seconds in the final minute of the game to force overtime and Travis Beni delivered the game-winner in overtime as Woodbridge completed an incredible comeback to reach the Public “A” State Championship. JSZ’s Courtney Dupont has the highlights from Mennen Arena: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Marlboro is brought to you by Hit Training. Thanks to our friends at Hit Training, JSZ will bring you the best of Mustang athletics all season long! Northern Highlands – 6 Princeton – 1 | NJSIAA Public-B Semi-Finals Jin Lee scored 3 goals and added 2 assists as 2nd seeded Northern Highlands put on a show at Mennen Arena, getting a 6-1 win over Princeton. The Highlanders advance to the Public-B State Championship game at The Prudential Center on Monday, where they will take the No. 1 seed, Randolph High School. Watch Highlights and post game from Northern Highlands vs Princeton below! A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our coverage of Princeton High School! Randolph 5 Livingston 0 – NJSIAA Ice Hockey Public “B” Tournament Semifinal Randolph with another dominated performance. Team captain, Will Zimmer scores two early and helps with the 5-0 victory. The Rams are moving on to the the Public B final at The Rock where they will face the winner of Northern Highlands and Princeton. Check out full highlights now: Summit 2 Glen Rock 0 – NJSIAA Public “C” State Semifinals Charlie Collins power-play goal early in the second period was the difference as the Hilltoppers played intense defensive hockey for 45 minutes to earn a spot in the Public C state championship. Nikita Pryymark had 16 saves for the shutout. JSZ has the highlights from Codey Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Summit is made possible thanks to Equinox Fitness Clubs Chatham 6 Wall 1 – NJSIAA Public “C” Semifinals Alex Laferriere, David Andreychuk and Thomas Winter scored two goals each to lead the Cougars to the state finals for the first time since 2013. Laferriere opened the scoring and then set up Andreychuk on a two on one to give Chatham a 2-0 lead after one. Wilson scored two goals in the span of 1:12 early in the second period and the Cougars never looked back. Watch the highlights of Chatham’s semifinal win at Codey Arena:
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Don Bosco Prep – 2 Pope John – 1 | NJSIAA Non-Public Qtr-Finals It hasn’t been easy for New Jersey’s No. 1 ranked team.. The Don Bosco Prep Ironmen have gone to overtime 3 of their last 4 games, including a loss in the Gordon Cup Final to rival Delbarton, and on Monday night things got even tougher. Despite out-shooting Pope John 81-16 on goal, Don Bosco had to overcome a 79 save performance from Lions’ goalie Matt Schoer and battle for a 2-1 OT win in the NJSIAA Non-Public Qtr Finals. TJ Schweighardt tied the game at 1 with just 0:30 remaining in regulation, and Tristan Frese completed the comeback with a game winning goal with just 0:45 to play in OT. The Ironmen will now face Gloucester Catholic in the semi-finals Thursday night at Mennen Arena. Chatham 3 Mahwah 1 – Public C Tournament Quarterfinals The No. 3 seed, Chatham, faced the No. 6, Mahwah, tonight in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey Public C Tournament. In the first period, Kevin Johnston of the Thunderbirds made an impressive interception and gave Mahwah the early lead; however, Thomas Winter of Chatham came to play. Winter scored two goals and he lead the team to victory, as the Cougars overpowered the Thunderbirds 3-. Check out full highlights of this matchup now: Livingston 5 Middletown South 3 – Public B Tournament Quarterfinals The quarterfinal round of the Ice Hockey Public B Tournament between fourth seed Livingston and fifth seed Middletown South was an intense thrill ride that had action from start to finish. South got on the board first thanks to Nick Lioudakis to take an early 1-0 lead but the celebration would be short lived as the Lancers answered back with 3 goals of their own to end the first period ahead 3-1. Livingston would score two more goals (second and third period) and with the Eagles falling into penalty trouble late would eventually walk away with a 5-3 victory. Chase Freidfertig recorded a hat trick for the Lancers as they to the Semifinals of the Public B Tournament to take on number one seed Randolph on 2/28 at Mennen Sports Arena. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thank you to Prown’s Windows & Doors for sponsoring our Middletown South coverage on JSZ. Because of Prown’s we’ll be able to bring you more Eagles sports moments all year long!
Glen Rock defeats Ramsey 5-3 to advance to Public C Semifinals
Glen Rock 5 Ramsey 3 – Public C Quarterfinals Coming off an impressive 3-1 upset victory over Madison 12th seeded Ramsey would face another tough battle in Sunday’s match up with defending Public B Champion and fourth seed Glen Rock. However it would be the Panthers who would get the best of Ramsey early on. Glen Rock took a 1-0 lead at the end of the first period. In the second The Rams answered back with 2 goals to take a 2-1 lead to open the period, but the Panthers would score three in a row thanks to Eddie Corvelli who collected a pair goals to ultimately secure a 5-3 victory. Fourth seed Glen Rock advances to Semifinal round on 2/28 at Codey Arena to face number one seed Summit. Watch the highlights below:
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Hunterdon Central 5 Monroe 2 – Public “A” Quarterfinals Alex Ahern had two goals and two assists as the Red Devils scored three times in the second period to mount a 4-0 lead and hold on to advance to the school’s first-ever hockey state semifinal. Monroe scored two girls early in the third period to get within 4-2, but Ahern’s second goal of the game closed out the scoring. JSZ has highlights and post-game reaction from Flemington Ice Arena: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Monroe High School is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Colonia 3 Clifton 0 – Public “A” Second Round Following a 3-1 loss ninth seed Colonia came into their game with eight seed Clifton looking to advance to the quarterfinals of the Boys Public A tournament. The Patriots came out firing and took an early one nothing lead at the end of the first. Drew Galea would score a goal at 12:37 in the second and with 345 remaining in the third to help Colonial secure a 3-0 victory over Clifton. The Patriots will face number one seed Montclair on 2/25. Watch the highlights:
Check out hockey highlights from round 2 of the Public C State Tournament
Ramsey 3 Madison 1 – Hockey Public C State Tournament Ramsey upset the No. 5 seed thanks to an outstanding performance by Tyler Botta and Jon Kopack. Botta scored two goals and made one assist, while Kopack had 20 saves helping the Rams advance to the tournament’s quarterfinals where they will play Glen Rock (No. 4 seed). Check out full highlights of this exciting upset now: Chatham 10 Jackson Liberty 0 – Hockey Public C State Tournament Round two of the public C state hockey tournament featured the Chatham Cougars and the Jackson Liberty Lions. The No. 3 seed, Chatham, dominated the offensive in this game outshooting the Lions 38-8. In the end Nate Marshall, Alex Laferriere, and David Andreychuk all scored 2 goals for the Cougars, shutting out Jackson 10-0. Check out highlights now:
Lioudakis back-to-back goals gives Eagles spot in state quarterfinals
Middletown South 3 Point Pleasant Boro 1 – Public “B” Round of 16 Nick Lioudakis scored back-to-back goals in the second period to wipe out a 1-0 deficit and Clay Simonsen turned away 22 shots to get the Eagles into the Public “B” Quarterfinals. Eric Dahl gave Point Pleasant Boro a 1-0 lead at the end of one period, but Lioudakis stepped up thanks to tough work on the boards from Deven Ralph on both goals. Ralph scored in the third period as the Eagles await the winner of Ridgewood and Livingston. Watch the highlights of Middletown South’s win here: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Middletown South is made possible by Prown’s Windows & Doors. A special thanks to Tekart Builders, Twin Boro/Allshore and the Black and Gold Football Parents Club for allowing us to cover Point Pleasant Boro sports all year long
Watch Monroe take down Hillsborough in round two of the Public A State Tournament
Monroe 6 Hillsborough 3 For Hillsborough, this season was a major success seeing as this was the first time in five years that the Raider program made the state playoffs. Not to mention, they advanced through the first round. Nonetheless, today’s loss to the Monroe Falcons was heartbreaking especially after leading early in the game. The Falcon’s Anthony Zito had a big game scoring two for Monroe and helping his team advance to round three of the state tournament. Check out full highlights of this matchup now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Ortho. Thanks to our generous sponsor, JSZ will bring you the best of Raider athletics all season long!
Freshman helps lead Princeton to upset win in state playoff hockey
Princeton 4 Middletown North 1 – Public “B” First Round Freshman Colm Trainor scored a pair of goals including a critical shorthanded goal in the final seconds of the second period to break a 1-1 tie to give the #11 seed an upset win at 6th seeded Middletown North. The Tigers advance to the Public “B” quarterfinals and will face the winner of Millburn and Ridge. JSZ has highlights and post-game reaction from a great playoff hockey game: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Princeton High is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. We’ll have more great Tigers coverage this year thanks to the support of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
The Road to the Rock Begins – Point Boro advances in state hockey
Point Pleasant Boro 10 High Point 2 – Public “B” First Round Eric Dahl had a hat trick and Will Herrington added a pair of goals to lead the Panthers into the round of 16 in the Public “B” state playoffs. The Panthers used a 5 goal second period to put the game away. Next up for the Panthers is a Shore Conference showdown at Middletown South on Wednesday with the winner advancing to the state quarterfinals. Watch the highlights from the Ocean Ice Palace: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Point Pleasant Boro is made possible by the support of Tekart Builders, Twin Boro/Allshore and the Point Pleasant Boro football Black and Gold Club
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Delbarton 2 Don Bosco Prep 1 in OT – Gordon Cup Final As the saying goes.. It’s tough to beat a team three times. Delbarton School proved that to be true on Friday night, as the Green Wave turned the tide on Don Bosco Prep and avenged two earlier season losses to the Ironmen. Andrew Bosland took a pass from Michael Balzarotti and sent home the game winning goal for Delbarton in the sudden death overtime period at Codey Arena in West Orange. With one stroke, Bosland gave the Green Wave a 2-1 win, ended Don Bosco’s hopes for a perfect season, and brought the Gordon Cup back to Delbarton School. Watch Highlights and post game from The Gordon Cup Final below! Hun 9 Princeton 4 – Mercer County Tournament Final Repeating as champions is hard enough, but five times in a row is unheard of. Friday night’s battle between No. 1 seed Hun and No. 2 seed Princeton in the Mercer County Tournament Final was the place to be. With a packed arena at Mercer County Park we saw a close back and forth in the first period as the score was tied 1-1. However, in the second the Raiders got a boost thanks to Captain Kyle Mandluer who would earn a hat trick to help give Hun a 5-2 lead at the end of the second. They would continue their dominating performance in the third period to eventually win 9-4 and claim their fifth straight Mercer County Tournament Title. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the call as well as post game reaction from Mandluer and Head Coach Ian McNillan : Thank you to Princeton Orthpaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hun and Princeton coverage on JSZ! Randolph 4 Morristown-Beard 2 – Mennen Cup Adam Redgate’s laser from the top of the right circle midway through the third period was the game-winning shot that gave the Rams the Mennen Cup for the first time since 2008. Scott Kimiecik had 25 saves in net for Randolph, who stopped Morristown Beard’s quest for a fifth straight Mennen Cup. The Crimson got goals from Thomas Matthews and Connor Tartaglione. Michael Sofia and Will Zimmer had second period goals for Randolph and JT Zangara added an empty net goal. Watch the highlights of a tremendous game from Mennen Arena:
Madison Captures Halvorsen Cup With Dominant Offensive Effort – Watch Highlights
2018 Halvorsen Cup Final at Mennen Arena Madison – 5 West Morris Central – 0 Madison High School entered Thursday Night’s matchup with West Morris looking to win the school’s first ever Halvorsen Cup, and the Dodgers would do just that in dominating fashion. Madison blitzed West Morris with three 1st period goals, followed up with two more by junior Dave Renzulli in the 2nd and 3rd. In the end, it was an electric offensive display put on by the dodgers and a 5-0 win for Madison High School. Watch Highlights and post game from the Halvorsen Cup Final between Madion and West Morris below! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Don Bosco Prep Wins OT Thriller vs St Augustine in Gordon Cup Playoffs – Watch Highlights
2018 Gordon Conference Cup Playoffs Don Bosco Prep – 5 St. Augustine Prep – 4 in OT The undefeated Don Bosco Prep Ironmen found themselves in unfamiliar territory on their home ice, trailing twice in the final two periods to St. Augustine Prep in the Gordon Cup Semi-Final. Both times that Don Bosco found themselves down, they were able to mount a comeback. Captains George Weiner and Mickey Burns scored crucial goals in the 2nd, to give the Ironmen a 3-2 lead, but we would end regulation tied at 4 and head to a sudden death overtime. Tsubasa Konishi put in the game winner for Don Bosco just nine seconds into OT to keep the Ironmen unbeaten and secure a spot in the Gordon Cup Final vs Delbarton School. Watch the Highlights and Post game below! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
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Princeton 5 Notre Dame 4 -OT One of the most anticipated match ups from the Colonial Valley Conference this season did not disappoint as the third meeting between Princeton and Notre Dame came all the way down to the wire yet again. With one win away from advancing to the Mercer County Tournament Final Notre Dame got ahead early thanks to Ben Killian who scored a hat trick in the second period to put the Irish ahead 4-2 entering the third. However, The Little Tigers had some playmakers of their own as Aidan Trainor also had himself a hat trick including his third period goal that tied the game and eventually sent it to overtime. It was then Rocco Salvato’s time to shine as he scored the game winning goal in the opening minutes of OT to send Princeton to the MCT Final. Watch the highlights and Salvato’s postgame reaction now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton and Notre Dame coverage on JSZ! Hun 6 Paul VI 1 Defending Mercer County Tournament Champion and number one seed the Hun School of Princeton reasserted their dominance Tuesday night as they took down fifth seed Paul VI 6-1. Matthew Argentina was the difference maker for the Raiders as he had 2 goals and 2 assists. Hun will take on second seed Princeton in a must see MCT Final on 2/16. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hun School coverage on JSZ!
10 goals for No. 1 Don Bosco in Gordon Cup Opening Round
The Gordon Cup is one of NJ’s toughest if not the toughest hockey tournament to compete in. With every top private school throughout the state meeting for the chance to see who is the best it is no surprise the number one seed and eight seed set to face off are both in the NJ Top 20. No. 1 Don Bosco has been unstoppable this season having tied, but not lost a game for an impressive 22-0-1 record coming into Monday’s match up with No. 9 St. Peter’s Prep. The Ironmen went up 2 scores by the end of the first period and unleashed a 6 goal frenzy in the second to eventually earn a 10-2 victory over the Marauders to advance to the semifinals against fifth seeded St. Augustine on 2/14. Tyler Sedlak finished with a Hat Trick in the opening round game. Watch the highlights now:
NJ Devils honor JSZ Top Goals from January at the Rock
Once again, the New Jersey Devils rolled out the red carpet for five New Jersey high school hockey players. JSZ brought the top five goal scorers captured by our cameras from January to the Prudential Center where Devils rookie Jesper Bratt met the players prior to New Jersey’s Sunday night game against the Boston Bruins. Bratt, a 19 year old from Sweden, has 12 goals for the Devils and enjoyed watching the Top 5 goals of January. After a group photo, the players were treated to dinner upstairs at the Prudential Center and tickets to the Devils/Bruins game. JSZ’s Top 5 goals were shown to the capacity crowd during the second intermission. JSZ’s Courtney Dupont was on hand to witness the excitement of an incredible experience provided by the Devils: To watch all five of our top goals and commentary from Jesper Bratt on every goal, watch the video below! JSZ’s partnership with the New Jersey Devils continues in March when we will honor the state’s top players at our JSZ hockey banquet. In addition to showing the Top 5 goals from the 2018 NJ high school hockey playoffs, we will have the top 25 players and we will honor them at the Prudential Center. Thanks again to the New Jersey Devils for supporting New Jersey high school hockey in a special way!
Mahwah Opens Up The Big North Gold Cup With a Win Over Ramsey – Watch Highlights on JSZ
2018 Big North Gold Cup Playoffs – Ice Vault Arena – Wayne, NJ No. 4 Mahwah – 4 No. 5 Ramsey – 2 4th seeded Mahwah High School came away with a hard fought win over 5th seeded Ramsey in the opening round of the Big North Gold Cup. Kevin Johnston took a pass from Patrick Larkin in the 2nd and scored a one timer to put the Thunderbirds up 3-1, and captain Anthony DeAlto finished off the game in the 3rd with a goal off a rebound to give Mahwah a 4-2 win at the Ice Vault in Wayne. The Thunderbirds now advance to take on top seeded Northern Highlands, Tuesday night at 7 PM in Wayne. 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.
Pingry makes a statement before state playoffs with 10-0 shutout
Pingry 10 Watchung Hills 0 Pingry gets their 13th win with this 10-0 shutout against Watchung Hills. Leading scorer was Jared Kordonsky with three goals, while teammate Daniel Schnack had two goals and two assists. Check out full highlights now:
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Rumson-Fair Haven 3 Middletown North 2 (Overtime) Rowan Goldin redirected a shot from Tony Bruno 9:30 into overtime to give 14th seed Rumson-Fair Haven a stunning 3-2 overtime win over #3 Middletown North in the opening round of the Shore Conference’s Dowd Cup. Middletown North had beaten RFH twice in the regular season and jumped out to a 2-0 lead after two periods on goals by Kurt Kroper and Brad Heuer. In the 3rd period, Rumson got back into the game after Blake Lerner scored from the point. With 2:45 to go in the 3rd period, Collin Anderson’s blast from the point tied the game at 2 and brought overtime setting the stage for Goldin’s heroics. RFH advances to the semifinals and will face Manasquan. Watch the highlights and the post-game reaction of the Bulldogs shocker: \ JSZ’s coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven is brought to you by ServPro of Eatontown-Long Branch Middletown South 3 Manalapan 0 Deven Ralph scored a pair of goals and Clay Simonsen had a 31 save shutout to give Middletown South a spot in the Handchen Cup semifinals and a matchup with Jackson Memorial. Mike Racioppi got his 100th career point with his assist on the opening goal. JSZ has highlights of Middletown South’s 14th win of the season: JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South is made possible by Prown’s Windows & Doors. Thanks to Hit Training for supporting our coverage of the Manalapan Braves
Paul VI blanks Hopewell Valley to advance to MCT Semifinal
Paul VI 5 Hopewell Valley 0 Mercer County Tournament Quarterfinal Paul VI who leads the Colonial Valley Conference Valley Division entered Wednesday’s Mercer County Tournament quarterfinal matchup with Hopewell Valley ready to advance to the next round. The Eagles got ahead early and led 2-0 at the end of the first. Bailey Guetens added two goals (3:32) and (13:04) to help take down the Bulldogs 5-0. PVI will advance to the semifinals of the Mercer County Tournament on Feb. 13 to take on top seeded the Hun School. Watch the highlights now:
The Battle of Middletown ends in a 4-4 draw
Middletown South 4 Middletown North 4 Nick Lioudakis scored his second goal of the game with 3:21 to go in the third period to give the Eagles a tie against their crosstown rival. Thanks to Middletown South’s opening night win over Middletown North, the Eagles retain the Middletown Mayor’s Cup. Lioudakis and Mike Racioppi had two goals apiece for the Eagles. Justin Skelly had a pair for Middletown North with Anthony Tavares and John Hallard scoring the other Lions goals. Middletown North jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead and had a 4-2 advantage, but both times the Eagles fell behind two goals they responded almost immediately. JSZ has the highlights and all the emotion of an amazing atmosphere at Middletown Ice World: Jersey Sports Zone can bring you great highlights like the Middletown Mayor’s Cup thanks to the support of Prown’s Windows & Doors
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.