Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Games of 2021: JSZ Summer Recap Series
After missing an entire year in 2020, New Jersey high school girls lacrosse made up for lost time with a memorable season. With 8 Under Armour All-Americans from our state, the level of play was off the charts! We continue our summer recap series with a look at the top 10 girls lacrosse games captured by JSZ cameras. New Jersey girls lacrosse has a national reputation with good reason. We saw some incredible games and some of the best high school teams in the country show their stuff in the spring. JSZ looks back on the top 10 games from the 2021 season: #10 Cherokee wins state title With a 21-2 season, Cherokee more than earned its 2021 Group 4 state championship. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights of the Chiefs 9-4 win over Westfield #9 Allentown rallies to stay perfect The Redbirds trailed 5-3 at the half but were able to rally in the second half scoring four goals on the way to a 7-6 win over Notre Dame. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for Mercer County’s top two teams #8 Rumson’s Revenge: RFH wins 8th straight SCT After losing their Shore Conference regular-season win streak (see #1), RFH got their revenge against Trinity Hall to win their 8th consecutive Shore Conference Tourney title. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the action from Monmouth University #7 Ridgewood continues Bergen County dominance Ridgewood scored two second-half goals to break a 3-3 halftime tie and top IHA 5-3 and win its remarkable 16th straight Bergen County title. JSZ’s Jay Cook had the highlights #6 Old Bridge win GMC in OT In driving rain, Ella Sblano’s overtime goal gave Old Bridge a 5-4 win over Monroe and the GMC championship. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez had the action from a thrilling title game #5 Chatham shocks T of C champ Early in the 2021 season, Chatham sent shock waves through New Jersey with an 8-7 upset of Oak Knoll behind Sophie Straka’s five-point effort. It was the only loss of the year for the national power #4 RFH upsets Summit to win state crown Chase Boyle and Mia James combine for 10 goals to give Rumson-Fair Haven the second girls lax state title in state history. JSZ’s Jay Cook recaps RFH’s 14-13 win over Summit #3 Oak Knoll wins T of C for second straight time The Royals won their 20th straight game with a 10-9 win over Moorestown led by Richmond Spider Colleen Quinn. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez had the highlights from the final game of the 2021 season #2 Blake’s OT goal gives Haddonfield South Jersey bragging rights McKenzie Blake’s 5th goal of the game was one of the biggest of the 2021 season. JSZ’s Mike Frankel was there for Haddonfield’s 10-9 overtime win against Moorestown #1 Trinity Hall ends RFH’s Shore Conference streak Rumson-Fair Haven won 127 straight Shore Conference games until Peyton McGuire’s 4th goal of the game gave Trinity Hall an 8-7 win over the Bulldogs to end the nine year reign. Both teams went on to win state championships. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis breaks down an epic moment in Shore Conference girls lacrosse
Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Games of the 2021 Season: JSZ Summer Recap Series
Lacrosse returned in a big way in 2021, as sectional and state champions were crowned. The NJSIAA also held the annual Tournament of Champions event, capping off an exciting season in boys lacrosse. Our JSZ Summer Recap Series continues with the Top 10 boys lacrosse games of the year! No. 10: Rumson-Fair Haven Edges Wall for Sectional Title Luke Devlin scored four goals to lead RFH to a hard-fought South Jersey Group 2 championship. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis was on the call: No. 9: Ocean City Captures 1st Sectional Title in Program History The Red Raiders got four goals from Jake Schneider and knocked off Shawnee to make history in OC. JSZ’s James Mooney had the highlights: No. 8: Seton Hall Earns Signature Early Season Win Over Delbarton Just a few weeks into the season, the Pirates secured some major statewide bragging rights with a huge win over the Green Wave. JSZ’s Jay Cook was on hand: No. 7: Mountain Lakes Continues Dominance in Group 1 Mountain Lakes grinded out a victory over Manasquan to bring home its third consecutive state championship. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez had the highlights: No. 6: Hunterdon Central Wins 1st State Title Since 2008 It was a game that was delayed by a day and caused many Red Devils players to miss their prom, but Hunterdon Central dominated Southern to win its first championship in more than a decade. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was on the call: No. 5: Westfield Outlasts Pingry in Double OT to Win Bristol Cup Mack Prybylski ripped a shot into the back of the net in double overtime. to set off a celebration for the Blue Devils. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was on hand: No. 4: Summit Makes it a Three-Peat in Group 2 The Hilltoppers continued a memorable campaign by beating RFH for their third straight state championship. JSZ’s Jay Cook had the highlights: No. 3: Ironmen Come Back to Beat Delbarton for Non-Public A State Crown Max Thomas scored four goals to help Don Bosco knock off the Green Wave for the state title. JSZ’s Jay Cook was on the call. No. 2: Chatham Wins State Title in Dramatic Fashion Chatham and Ocean City were tied up with less than a minute to go in the Group 3 state final, when J.P. Lagunowich scored to lift the Cougars to victory. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis had the highlights: No. 1: Bosco Wins Battle of Unbeatens to Claim 1st T.O.C. Title The Ironmen finished the best season in program history by beating previously unbeaten Summit in the Tournament of Champions final to complete an undefeated year. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was on hand:
Vote Now for JSZ’s Clutch Play of the Year
Athletes from all over the Garden State came up clutch during the spring season. We’ve taken the best clutch moments captured by our JSZ cameras, from a variety of spring sports, and we want you to vote on the best one! Take a look at the highlight reel, and then cast your votes as often as you’d like until Sunday at 3:00 pm! Continue to cast your votes for boys and girls lacrosse goals of the year until those polls close as well. On Saturday, we’ll roll out our top Web Gems of the spring!
Vote Now for JSZ’s Girls Lacrosse Goal of the Year!
It was an incredible year for New Jersey girls high school lacrosse with 8 Under Armour All-Americans out of 44 coming from the Garden State. Watch the best of the best from our coverage and cast your vote for the 2021 JSZ Girls Lacrosse goal of the year! The talent level in New Jersey high school girls lacrosse is off the charts and it shows in the best goals captured by JSZ cameras during the 2021 season. We’ve got 10 nominees for JSZ Girls Lacrosse Goal of the Year. We’ll keep the polls open through Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone who watched our coverage this season and who joined our team as JSZ subscribers. Watch all of our top goal nominees and cast your vote below! Our 2021 JSZ spring sports plays of the year continue with Clutch Play on Friday followed by our Web Gems on Saturday!
Vote Now For JSZ’s Boys Lacrosse Goal of the Year
Jersey Sports Zone’s spring sports plays of the year is underway! We get things started with some incredible shots from our boys lacrosse coverage. Watch our nominees and cast your vote. Our cameras have captured some memorable lacrosse moments in 2021, and now we need your help on deciding who had the best goal on the boys side. Vote now for our Boys Lacrosse Goal of the Year nominees below: The polls closes at 3 p.m. Friday. Be sure to vote for the rest of our Spring Top Plays in the upcoming days!
Watch Saturday 6.19 Lacrosse Tournament of Champions Final Highlights
Don Bosco 11 Summit 7 | Boys TOC Final Don Bosco (18-0) capped off their best Boys Lacrosse season in school history with the program’s first Tournament of Champions Title. The Ironmen defeated Summit (18-1) 11-7 to hand the Hilltoppers their only loss of the year. Don Bosco quickly jumped out to a 4-0 lead […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Quakers Advance to TOC Title Game
Moorestown 11 Cherokee 6 | Tournament of Champions Semifinal The Quakers pulled away from the Chiefs in the second half to secure a spot in the Tournament of Champions final. Rutgers commit Katie Buck led the way with six goals in the win. Emma Dengler added three goals for Group 3 champion Moorestown (18-2). Jacksonville […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Wednesday 6.16 JSZ Boys Lacrosse TOC Highlights
We’re going down from the final four teams in New Jersey to the last two left standing. JSZ has wall-to-wall coverage of both Tournament of Champions semifinals games from Wednesday. Find out who will meet in the TOC final set for Saturday! Enjoy all the highlights now with the JSZ All-Access Pass. Summit 11 Mountain […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Oak Knoll Rolls to Non-Public A Title
The consensus number one team in New Jersey has another piece of hardware to add to the trophy case. Oak Knoll captured its sixth-straight state championship – it’s first Non-Public A title – on the heels of a suffocating 17-4 win over Immaculate Heart Academy at Middletown South. The Royals’ three-headed scoring monster of Colleen Quinn, Lily Ramsey and Anikka Spoor each scored four goals in the blowout win. Oak Knoll outscored its postseason competition 52-20 over three games. The reigning Tournament of Champions winners have all the momentum as they head into the final leg of the 2021 season. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and reaction from our OceanFirst Bank Game of the Week: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of this championship game is made possible thanks to OceanFirst Bank!
Watch Saturday 6.12 JSZ Girls Lacrosse State Championship Highlights
The group championships for girls lacrosse are here! After a long and arduous season, six state champions were crowned Saturday at Middletown South and Montgomery. JSZ has wall-to-wall coverage of each one. Enjoy all the highlights with the JSZ All-Access Pass! Rumson-Fair Haven 14 Summit 13 | Group 2 Final Chase Boyle and Mia James […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Thursday 6.10 JSZ State Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone takes you to Shore Regional for the Group 3 and 4 boys state championships along with coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven’s girls sectional title against Allentown. Get your JSZ All-Access Pass to watch it all Chatham 5 Ocean City 4 | Group 3 Boys State Championship Freshman JP Lagunowich’s second goal of the […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Wednesday 6.9 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
The 2021 boys state finals are here! Well, some of them, at least. Weather wreaked havoc around the state Wednesday night but we have four group championship games from three different host sites. Enjoy the highlights with the JSZ All-Access Pass! Don Bosco 11 Delbarton 8 | Non-Public A It may have taken some extra […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Monday 6.7 JSZ Championship Lacrosse Highlights
Plenty of hardware was earned on Monday as sectional lacrosse titles were up for grabs. Check back throughout the night as the highlights come in! Rumson-Fair Haven 8 Wall 7 | South Group 2 | Boys Luke Devlin broke a 7-7 tie with his fourth goal of the game with 5:43 remaining in the 4th […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Jordyn Lipkin Named Under Armour All-American!
Millburn isn’t the usual girls lacrosse powerhouse, but the Millers are on the map thanks to midfielder Jordyn Lipkin. The Class of 2021 Maryland commit was recently named to the Under Armour All-America Game, set to be played on July 31 in Baltimore, Maryland. Lipkin’s athleticism, work ethic and love for the game all attributed to her being recognized among the top 44 girls lacrosse players in America. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the story:
Watch Saturday 6.5 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
We’ve got two sectional semifinals as the lacrosse season reaches the final four after this weekend. Watch big wins for Hunterdon Central and Westfield with your JSZ All-Access pass! Hunterdon Central 13 Westfield 11 | North, Group 4 Semifinals | Boys (4) Hunterdon Central (13-4) defeated (1) Westfield (11-5) to advance to the North Jersey, […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Millburn “Triplets” Score in Bunches, Advance in States
Carly Bernstein, Jordyn Lipkin and Ally Lipkin are the “triplets” that have powered Millburn’s explosive offense all season long. The Lipkin twins and Bernstein – all Division 1 commits – combined for a staggering 16 goals in the Millers’ 19-3 North Group 3 quarterfinal win over sixth-seeded Randolph. Millburn led 8-4 at the half and […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Thursday 6.3 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
The sectional quarterfinals are underway and we’ve got you covered from areas all over the state. Stay tuned throughout the night as the highlights come in! Westfield 19 Hillsborough 3 | North Group 4 | Boys (1) Westfield (11-4) defeated (9) Hillsborough (5-11) 19-3 to advance to the North, Jersey Group 4 Semifinals. The Blue […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Tenacious D makes RBC’s Traynor an All-American
Reilly Traynor has been doing everything for the RBC girls lacrosse team. From gaining possession on the draw to finding teammates with the perfect pass to set up a goal or finding the cage herself with a rocket shot, Traynor has 47 goals and 19 assists for a Caseys team that is 15-4 and will face Notre Dame in the Non-Public “A” quarterfinals on Monday. But it’s her defense that has earned her a scholarship to Duke University and a spot in the Under Armour All-American Game this summer in Baltimore. Traynor will represent the Caseys as one of the 44 best high school seniors in the nation. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis profiles a player who embodies what an All-American should be – an elite athlete who’s selfless play makes everyone around her better. Six NJ Girls Named to Under Armour All-American Game Inside Lacrosse has released 33 of the 44 names for the 2021 Under Armour All-American Game. There are currently six New Jersey girls that have earned the prestigious honor: McKenzie Blake, Haddonfield (Princeton) Alexis Lauricella, St. John Vianney (Harvard) Margaret Lawler, Moorestown (Ohio State) Jordyn Lipkin, Millburn (Maryland) Olivia Pikiell, Ridge (North Carolina) Reilly Traynor, Red Bank Catholic (Duke) JSZ’s Mike Frankel featured our two South jersey All-Americans. Watch his pieces below
Watch Tuesday 6.1 JSZ Playoff Lacrosse Highlights
The NJSIAA sectional lacrosse playoffs are officially underway, and JSZ has cameras all over the state to capture the action from the first round! Bridgewater-Raritan 8 Watchung Hills 3 | Boys Group 4 North Brady Kurdyla and Patrick Cullen each had three-point performances to lead a well-balanced Panthers attack to a win in the […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Rumson-Fair Haven Dominates Manasquan; Wins 7th Shore Conference Tournament Title
Three straight days of heavy rain and a 48-hour postponement did not throw Rumson-Fair Haven off of its game. The Bulldogs are as laser focused as any team in the Garden State. RFH captured its seventh Shore Conference Tournament championship, and its first since 2016, on Memorial Day in a rousing victory of rival Manasquan. […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Rumson’s Revenge! RFH wins 8th straight Shore Conference Girls Lax Title
Round two of RFH and Trinity Hall did not disappoint. JSZ’s OceanFirst Bank Girls Lacrosse Game of the Week features extended highlights and post-game reaction from the Bulldogs 8-6 win over Trinity Hall at Monmouth University Rumson-Fair Haven 8 Trinity Hall 6 | Shore Conference Tournament Championship Chase Boyle broke a 6-6 tie with a spectacular goal and sophomore goalie Kayse Kiernan made a career-high 11 saves to give Rumson-Fair Haven its 8th straight Shore Conference Tournament title. Trinity Hall (15-1) broke RFH’s 127 game win streak in Shore Conference play back on May 13th, but the Bulldogs maintain another remarkable streak with a win at Monmouth University. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis breaks down another fantastic girls lacrosse showdown: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to partner with Ocean First Bank to bring you a Game of the Week in both boys and girls sports all year long. Each week, we’ll pick a boys and girls game in different sports involving teams located near Ocean First Bank locations and provide highlights and post-game reaction to showcase great action from around the state. Thanks to Ocean First Bank for shining the spotlight on great high school athletes from their hometowns!
Watch Friday 5.28 JSZ Lacrosse Highlights
JSZ kicks off Memorial Day weekend with a full slate of lacrosse games, including a massive matchup in the Shore Conference Tournament finale and both the boys and girls finals in the GMC. Monroe 14 Old Bridge 7 | Boys | GMC Final Monroe (14-3) defeated Old Bridge (11-8) 14-7 to capture its third straight […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Tuesday 5.24 JSZ Lacrosse Highlights
A pair of county championships headline the slate of action on Tuesday night. We have full highlights and reaction from both the Bergen County Tournament and the Morris County Tournament finals. Subscribe with the JSZ All-Access Pass to watch it all now! Don Bosco 15 Northern Highlands 3 | Bergen County Tournament Final Koleton Marquis […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Saturday 5.22 JSZ Lacrosse Highlights
We have highlights of both girls and boys Union County Championships including some of the top teams in the state! Summit 11 Westfield 9 | Union County Boys Final In a battle of two public state powers, Summit (10-0) captured a third straight Union County Title following an 11-9 victory over Westfield (8-4). The Hilltoppers jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the first quarter before going ahead 8-3 at halftime. Westfield would counter as Villanova commit Mack Prybylski and Fairfield bound Aidan McLane both finishing hat tricks would cut the deficit to 9-7 in the fourth. However, Summit tacking on a pair of scores from Holy Cross commit Michael Bonomo in the final minutes would secure the win. Bonomo and Penn commit Luke DiNola each had four goals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction from Clark: Thank you to the office of Jon Bramnick for sponsoring our Westfield coverage. Oak Knoll 11 Summit 5 | Union County Girls Final Familiar foes squared off on the campus of Arthur L. Johnson High School, the Royals improved upon their one-point victory from a month ago. An explosion of scoring came late in the first half from Devon Gogerty as she netted three goals and had an assist to put Oak Knoll out in front and the Royals never looked back. It was a team effort to capture the Union County Title as seven different girls scored at least one goal for Oak Knoll. Jane Freeman had two goals for the Hilltoppers in the loss. JSZ’s Ken Bradley has the highlights from Clark: