Holmdel soccer earns national honor from MaxPreps
The Holmdel boys soccer team had an amazing 2017 season and the recognition now goes beyond the borders of New Jersey. MaxPreps recognized the Hornets with a ceremony celebrating their ranking as the #8 team in America. JSZ’s Bryan DeNovellis has the story on the special ceremony for the Hornets: Holmdel finished the season 22-1-1 winning the Group 2 state championship and the Shore Conference Tournament title. JSZ was there for the big moments with the Hornets boys soccer team: A special thanks to BCB Bayshore-Your Community Bank for sponsoring our Holmdel coverage on JSZ. They are the reason we are able to showcase so many great moments from Hornets sports all year long!
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West Morris Mendham wins Group 3 title thanks to Ryan’s two goals
Mendham 2 Mainland 1- Group 3 Championship The match up between No. 5 West Morris Mendham and No. 17 Mainland did not disappoint as fans were treated to a hard fought battle that included tough defense, physical play, electric scores, and a new Group 3 state champion. Mendham’s Calvin Ryan came up with two big goals to help lead the minute men to their second title in three years. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Escandon’s pair leads Kearny to Group 4 state title
Kearny 3 Princeton 1 Jose Escandon scored two goals in the second half to lead the Kardinals to their first state soccer championship since 2004. Escandon gathered a rebound off a free kick in the 50th minute to get Kearny on the board. In the 70th minute, he drew a foul and converted a 25-yard free kick to give the Kardinals a two-goal advantage. Andrew Berger got Princeton on the board with 2:14 to go in the game, but Ryan Valdaz sealed the state championship with an open field goal with just six seconds remaining. Kearny finishes the year with a 19-0-5 record. Watch the highlights and post-match reaction from Kean University: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High coverage all year long. We were able to bring you great soccer action from Mercer County and beyond because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. We’ll continue to give top priority to our sponsored schools as we look towards the winter sports season.
History for Holmdel: Hornets Capture NJSIAA Group-2 Title to Cap Off a Special Season – Watch Highlights
NJSIAA Group-2 Championship Holmdel – 4 Dover – 1 Holmdel High School put an end to a historic season on the soccer field. The Hornets captured a divisional, Shore Conference, Sectional, and NJSIAA Group-2 State Title in 2017. Holmdel (22-1-1) used a balanced scoring attack of 4 goals from 4 different players (Mikey Neff, Matt Leon, Justin McStay, and Joe Arena) to get a 4-1 win over Dover in the State Championship match on Sunday morning at Kean University. The win gives the Hornet’s their 2nd State Title in School History. Watch Highlights of Holmdel vs Dover below! Sponsor Shout Out! BCB-Bayshore is the sponsor of our Holmdel Hornets coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. BCB-Bayshore is the reason we were able to capture the incredible moments from Holmdel’s first ever Shore Conference boys soccer championship!
Eichenbaum’s last second goal gives Shore a three-peat!
Shore Regional 5 Glen Ridge 4 For the third straight year, the Blue Devils delivered heartbreak to Glen Ridge in the state championship. Shore trailed 4-2 in the second half, but mounted an amazing comeback. It started with Frankie McDonough on a 30 yard free kick blast. Then with three minutes to go in regulation, Julia Eichenbaum drew Shore even. Instead of overtime, the Blue Devils got the game winner with just nine ticks left on the clock as Hannah Birdsall delivered a pass to Eichenbaum who buried the championship clincher from close range. Birdsall had two goals for Shore, while Lindsay Jaiyesimi had a hat trick for Glen Ridge. JSZ’s Jay Cook brings us the incredible action and post-match reaction from Kean University: Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for sponsoring our Shore Regional coverage. ServPro is the reason that we were able to bring you this amazing moment from the Blue Devils girls soccer team. Jersey Sports Zone is supported by our great sponsors and our top priority for covering games always go to our sponsored schools.
Watch Boys State Soccer Semifinal Highlights
JSZ brings you highlights of four boys state soccer semifinal games: Kearny 0 (5) Bridgewater-Raritan 0 (4) Both the Kearny Kardinals and Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers expected to win this matchup, and that proved true as they played 100 minutes of scoreless soccer. In the end, the Kearny Kardinals were victorious in a 5-4 PK victory over the Panthers, and they will be moving onto the Group 4 State Final this Sunday. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! A big thank you goes out to our wonderful sponsors of Bridgewater-Raritan HS. It is because of you we are able to get great highlights of Panther athletics all year long! Mainland 0 Toms River South 0 (Mainland wins 7-6 in PKs) Matt Stellinato made three saves in a nine round penalty kick battle to give Mainland a spot in the Group 3 state championship. The two teams played 100 minutes of scoreless soccer. The Mustangs had a goal taken away in the first half due to an offsides call, while TRS Clem Slavick had a shot that was steered away at the goal line by Joe Palmieri in the second half. Tied at 4 through five shooters in the penalty kicks, Indians keeper Jake Towell made a save in round seven giving Toms River South a chance to win it, but Stellinato kept the Mustangs season alive with a huge save. Finally in round 9, Jimmy Kryjer scored and Stellinato made his third save to clinch the victory. Watch the dramatic highlights and post-match interview with the Mainland keeper: Holmdel 3 Delran 1 The Hornets fell behind in the 5th minute, but responded with three unanswered goals in a battle of two top 10 ranked state powers. Mark McStay tied the game at one, while Anthony Arena scored the go ahead goal and Matt Leon wrapped up the scoring. Holmdel will face Dover in the Group 2 state championship on Sunday at Kean. JSZ’s Alex Lorenzo has the highlights and post-match reaction from Hopewell Valley High School: Thanks to BCB-Bayshore for sponsoring our Holmdel Hornets coverage. BCB-Bayshore is the reason we are able to bring you great Holmdel highlights in all sports all year long. We’ll be at the Hornets state championship game this Sunday because of BCB-Bayshore, your community bank! Princeton 1 Washington Township 0 Atticus Lynch pounced on a rebound in the 53rd minute for the game’s only goal as the Little Tigers make their first ever trip to the state finals. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was at Rowan and brings you the highlights: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Princeton High coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. We’ll be at the Little Tigers state championship game this Sunday because of the support of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Boys Soccer State Semifinal Scores Group 4 Kearny 0 Bridgewater-Raritan 0 (Kearny wins in PK’s 5-4) Princeton 1 Washington Township 0 Kearny vs. Princeton, Sunday at 5:30 pm in Group 4 state championship Group 3 Mainland 0 Toms River South 0 (Mainland wins in PKs 7-6) Mendham 1 Old Tappan 0 Mainland vs. Mendham, Sunday at 3:00 pm in Group 3 state championship Group 2 Holmdel 3 Delran 1 Dover 1 Newton 0 Holmdel vs. Dover, Sunday at 12:30 pm in Group 2 state championship Group 1 Pompton Lakes 2 Dayton 0 Glassboro 2 Highland Park 0 Pompton Lakes vs. Glassboro, Sunday at 10:00 am in Group 1 state championship
Watch Girls State Soccer Semifinal Highlights
JSZ brings you highlights from NJSIAA girls state soccer semifinals: Ridge 1 Morris Knolls 0 Ridge dominated the offense in this game, forcing Morris Knolls defense to step up. In the end, however, Bailey Aaron scored the only goal the game in the first half, leading Ridge to a 1-0 victory over the Morris Knolls Golden eagles. Ridge will be moving onto the State Final this Saturday. Checkout full highlights and post-game interview: Allentown 6 Ocean City 1 Emma Pascarella had two goals in the first half and the Redbirds erupted for three goals in the first ten minutes of the second half to give Allentown a spot in the Group 3 state championship. Carly Roche, Olivia Denney, Olivia Ricci and Vanessa Rodriguez were the other goal scorers in a dominating effort. Watch the highlights and post-match reaction from Toms River North High School: A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown coverage. They are the reason we can bring your great moments like this historic win from the Redbirds! Freehold Township 5 Washington Township 3 The Colbert twins struck for three more goals as the Patriots are on their way to the Group 4 state championship. The Patriots broke a 1-1 halftime tie with three straight goals to take a 4-1 advantage. Washington Township rallied to get within 4-3, but Jasmine Colbert’s goal sealed the victory. Amanda Attanasi had a pair of goals for Washington Township. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights of the Patriots win at Rowan University: Wall 1 Cinnaminson 1 (Wall wins 5-4 in PKs) Jordan Cheche made two saves in PK’s and Lauren Karabin delivered the clinching goal as the Crimson Knights earn a spot in the Group 2 state championship. JSZ’s Alex Lorenzo has highlights and post-match reaction from Hopewell Valley High School: Ridge 1 Morris Knolls 0 Group 4 Girls Soccer Semifinals Bailey Aaron’s first half goal was the difference as Ridge advanced to the state finals for a third straight year. JSZ’s Courtney DuPont was at Franklin and gives us highlights and post-match reaction from the Group 4 soccer semifinals: State Semifinal Scores Group 4 Freehold Township 5 Washington Township 3 Ridge 1 Morris Knolls 0 Freehold Township vs. Washington Township in Group 4 state championship 5:30 pm Saturday at Kean University Group 3 Middletown South 1 Northern Highlands 0 Allentown 6 Ocean City 1 Middletown South vs. Allentown in Group 3 state championship, 3:00 pm Saturday at Kean University Group 2 Westwood 1 Hanover Park 0 Wall 1 Cinnaminson 1 (Wall wins in PKs 5-4) Westwood vs. Wall in Group 2 state championship 12:30 pm Saturday at Kean University Group 1 Glen Ridge 1 Mountain Lakes 0 (2OT) Shore Regional 8 Pittman 1 Glen Ridge vs. Shore Regional in Group 1 state championship 10:00 am Saturday at Kean University
MKA rallies three times to earn tie with Moorestown Friends and share title
Montclair Kimberly Academy 3 Moorestown Friends 3 – Non-Public “B” State Championship MKA rallied from a goal down on three separate occasions and 100 minutes of soccer could not decide a winner. Kieran Lees scored all three goals for Moorestown Friends, while Montclair Kimberly got goals from Katie Hipp, Kerri McGuire and Lily Pryor. JSZ has highlights of all six goals plus post-match reaction from Kean University: MKA finishes the season with a 17-4-5 record and a share of the Non-Public “B” state championship Moorestown Friends finishes the season with a 13-6-2 record and a share of the Non-Public “B” state championship
IHA and Bishop Eustace share Non-Public “A” soccer title
From Kean University, JSZ brings you a battle between Immaculate Heart Academy and Bishop Eustace in the Non-Public A Girls Soccer Final. IHA scored early with Ava Wilson for the early 1-0 lead; however, Bishop Eustace came storming back in the last two minutes of regulation to tie the game up 1-1. The two teams would then go on to be co-champions of the Non-Public A Tournament after two scoreless overtimes. Not everyone’s favorite ending, but after the game JSZ’s Courtney DuPont caught tup with both goal scorers. Check out full highlights: Immaculate Heart – 1 Bishop Eustace – 1
Morris Catholic Boys Soccer wins Non-Public B Championship
Morris Catholic 2 Morristown Friends 0- Non-Public B State Championship Morris Catholic came into this game seeking their first state championship since 2005, but they would have to defeat Moorestown Friends who was playing in the state final for the second time in three years. The Crusaders jumped ahead early thanks to Marvin Cadena and Anthony Palaez to take home the crown as the new Non-Public B State Champs. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
McSorley Brothers’ Hat Trick Leads Delbarton to State Title! – Watch Highlights
Non-Public A State Championship Delbarton – 4 Christian Brothers Academy – 1 Christian Brother’s Academy boasts a defense that has put up 16 shutouts throughout the 2017 season. With CBA leading 1-0 after 40 minutes of play, it looked the Colts may have saved their best for last. The Green Wave of Delbarton had other ideas, scoring four 2nd Half goals (Brendan McSorley 2, Ethan Fabricant, & Liam McSorley) for a dominant 4-1 win. For Delbarton it marks their 5th State Title in the last 6 years, and the 13th in school history. It was a special day for brothers Liam and Brendan McSorley who combined for a hat trick, leading Delbarton to victory. Watch Highlights and post game reaction from the State Championship Match 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.
Bellomo and Brennan Lead CBA Past Bishop Eustace for Third Straight Non-Public A South Title! – Watch Highlights
Non-Public A South Final Christian Brothers – 2 Bishop Eustace – 0 It was a scoreless defensive battle in Holmdel for 45 minutes of play until Dominic Bellomo put in a goal for CBA off a loose ball in the 46th, then Kevin Brennan let loose on a rocket and scored in the 66th. Goalie Shane Keenan was able to take care of the rest for the No.1 seeded Colts as Christian Brothers Academy came away with a 2-0 win over Bishop Eustace. CBA advances to take on Delbarton in what will be their 16th appearance in the Non-Public A Title Match, and the colts will looking to capture their 7th state title in score history. Watch Highlights and post game reaction of Christian Brothers Academy vs Bishop Eustace 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.
Allentown girls win Central Group 3 Championship
Toms River East 1 Allentown 2- Central Group 3 Final While most anticipated a rematch of the Mercer County Tournament between Steinert and Allentown for the sectional Championship, the match up between Toms River East and the Red Birds did not disappoint. It didn’t take long for Jillian Conklin to put the first point on the board for East, but Allentown’s Emma Pascarella answered back right away with a goal of her own and Olivia Ricci finished the job on a penalty kick not long after. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for the highlights! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for our Allentown coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Red Birds sports all year long! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
Colbert twins spark Patriots to sectional championship
Freehold Township 2 East Brunswick 1 (OT) – Central Jersey Group 4 Finals Trailing 1-0 and with the season on the line, the Colbert twins rally Freehold Township into the state semifinals. East Brunswick took a 1-0 lead on an Alyna Negron goal in the second half. Bears keeper Lauren Krinsky, a University of Delaware commit, made a number of stellar saves, but the Patriots broke through as Jasmine’s shot off a rebound tied the game with just under three minutes to go. In overtime it was Jada Colbert playing the role of hero with the golden goal. JSZ’s Bryan DeNovellis has all the highlights and post-match reaction from an outstanding game at Howell High School: Group 4 Sectional Final Scores Central Jersey Group 4: Freehold Township 2 East Brunswick 1 (OT) South Jersey Group 4: Washington Township 2 Toms River North 1 (2OT) North 1 Group 4: Morris Knolls 3 Ridgewood 1 North 2 Group 4: Ridge 0 Westfield 0 (Ridge wins on PKs 4-3) State Semifinals on Tuesday: Freehold Township vs. Washington Township Morris Knolls vs. Ridge
Ridge snaps Westfield winning streak in North 2 Group 4 Section Final
The Ridge Red Devils win their 3rd straight North 2 Group 4 title with a 0 (4) – 0 (3) victory over the Westfield Blue Devils after double overtime and 6 rounds of penalty kicks. In the end, it was a save by Ridge’s goalie, Alexandra Lindsey, in sudden death and 2 PKs made by freshman midfielder, Heather Cortese, that put it away for the Red Devils. Check out the full highlights now: Group 4 Sectional Final Scores Central Jersey Group 4: Freehold Township 2 East Brunswick 1 (OT) South Jersey Group 4: Washington Township 2 Toms River North 1 (2OT) North 1 Group 4: Morris Knolls 3 Ridgewood 1 North 2 Group 4: Ridge 0 Westfield 0 (Ridge wins on PKs 4-3) State Semifinals on Tuesday: Freehold Township vs. Washington Township Morris Knolls vs. Ridge
Wall dominates on way to Central Jersey Group 2 title
Wall 2 AL Johnson 0 – Central Jersey Group 2 finals The Crimson Knights controlled possession for nearly the entire 80 minutes and had over 30 shots in a 2-0 win over AL Johnson in the Central Jersey Group 2 finals. Sarah Gordon scored 12 minutes in thanks to a tremendous left-foot shot from the 18-yard line. In the second half, Jenna Karabin was able to get her foot on a corner kick to close out the scoring. Tina Palella had 26 saves for Johnson, who finished the season 19-2. Wall is now two wins away from a state title and improves to 23-1-1 on the season. JSZ has highlights from the Central Jersey Group 2 title game: South Jersey Group 2 Finals: Cinnaminson 3 Haddonfield 2 (OT) North 2 Group 2 Finals: Hanover Park 1 Parsippany Hills 0 North 1 Group 2 Finals: Westwood 1 Sparta 0 State Semifinals – Tuesday: Cinnaminson vs. Wall, Hanover Park vs. Westwood
Princeton knocks off Monroe to advance to Group 4 sectional final
Princeton 2 Monroe 1- Central Group 4 Semifinal After being postponed due to heavy rain Princeton and Monroe finally squared off for their much anticipated semifinal game. Tough defense made for a scoreless first half, but Nick Petruso got things cooking with a score in the second followed by another from the Freshman to help send the Little Tigers to the Central Group 4 Championship game. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for our Princeton coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Little Tigers sports all year long! Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
No. 1 Holmdel Survives on PK’s, Advances to Central Jersey Group-2 Final! – Watch Highlights
Central Jersey Group-2 Semi Finals Holmdel – 1 Matawan – 1 (Holmdel 4-3 in PK’s) It took 100 minutes of play and penalty kicks, but the No. 1 seeded Holmdel Hornets came away with a dramatic victory over fellow Shore Conference foe Matawan on Tuesday afternoon. After two overtime periods the match remained tied at 1 a piece and we went to Penalty Kicks to decide a winner. Holmdel goalkeeper Matt Lionetta came up with two clutch saves, and Cyrus Darvish put in the game winning PK. The Hornets advance to the Central Jersey Group-2 Championship match vs Monmouth Regional on Friday. Watch Highlights of Holmdel vs Matawan below! Sponsor Shout Out! BCB-Bayshore is the sponsor of our Holmdel Hornets coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. BCB-Bayshore is the reason we were able to capture the incredible moments from Holmdel’s first ever Shore Conference boys soccer championship!
Monmouth Regional Falcons soar to sectional finals
Monmouth Regional 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 1 Joel Burgos set the school season scoring record with his 30th goal and David Lopes delivered what proved to be the game-winner on a magnificent long run to get the Falcons into the Central Jersey Group 2 finals. Burgos drew a red card seven minutes into the second half when he was dragged down and three minutes later was able to get the Falcons on the scoreboard. RFH, despite playing with just 10 men, poured on significant pressure looking for the equalizer, but Lopes was able to win the chase for a cleared ball on a Bulldogs free kick and went from his own 18-yard line to the entire length of the field to score with just under four minutes to go. The Bulldogs got on the board with 23 seconds left, but the Falcons were able to melt away the final seconds. Monmouth will face top seed Holmdel for the Central Jersey Group 2 title. Watch the highlights and post-match reaction in the rain: Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for sponsoring our Rumson-Fair Haven coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Our sponsored teams get top priority when it comes to the games we choose to cover each and every day.
Golden goals highlight Monday state soccer action
JSZ brings you four games of action from around the state in the girls state soccer playoffs. The public school brackets have now reached the sectional final level while we are at the state semifinal level in the Non-Public brackets. North 2 Group 3 Semifinals Middletown South 4 Somerville 3 – Overtime The North 2 Group 3 girls soccer semifinal game featured #5 seed, Middletown South at #1 seed, Somerville. The Pioneer’s Christina Cernuto scores 3 beautiful goals to bring her season total to 33. However, Somerville was outscored by the Eagles 4-3 in overtime thanks to senior forward Emma Laudisi who scored 3 goals herself, including the golden in OT! Check out the full highlights brought to you by JSZ’s Courtney DuPont: Sponsor Alert! JSZ’s coverage of Middletown South is brought to you by Prown’s Windows & Doors. Thanks to Prown’s, JSZ catches great Eagles highlights all year long! Non-Public “A” South Semifinals Bishop Eustace 1 Saint John Vianney 0 – Double Overtime Brittany Pickering delivered a low liner on a corner kick in the 92nd minute that was put home by Sammie Sorensen to give the Crusaders an upset win over #1 seed SJV. The game was a defensive stalemate as there were very few quality opportunities before overtime. The game-winning goal came on the first corner of the game for Bishop Eustace. Watch the game-winner and post-match reaction from Holmdel: Thanks to Paver Restoration and BCB Bayshore, Your Community Bank, for sponsoring our Saint John Vianney coverage all year long on Jersey Sports Zone. We’ll have more Lancers highlights starting this Friday night for the state football playoffs and into the winter and spring! South Jersey Group-4 Semi Finals Toms River North 4 Clearview 0 Toms River North continues their run toward a 2nd straight South Jersey Group-4 Championship, as the Lady Mariners completed a dominant 4-0 semi-final win over Clearview on Monday afternoon. TR North had four different players score as Marisa Tava, Summer Petrick, Jenna Royson, and Melissa Wilhelm all tallied goals, while freshman goalie Cameron Kennet had 8 saves in the shutout win. Watch Highlights of the Lady Mariners below! Sponsor Shout Out! Thanks to PEAK Coaching For Success for providing coverage of Toms River North Mariner Athletics! The match up between Allentown and Colts Neck was nothing short of an exciting physical battle. Olivia Denney got things in the started with an early first half goal that was quickly countered by the Lady Cougars. The Red birds would score a pair shortly after and they are going to meet Toms River East for the championship on 11/9. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has all the highlights! Central Group 3 Semifinals Colts Neck 1 Allentown 3 Thank you Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Allentown coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Red Birds sports all year long! Thanks to HIT Training for sponsoring our Colts Neck coverage! Monday State Playoff Soccer Scores North Jersey 1 Group 1 Mountain Lakes 2 Park Ridge 1 Waldwick vs. Emerson Boro North Jersey 1 Group 2 Sparta 1 Kittatinny 0 Westwood 1 Ramsey 0 North Jersey 1 Group 3 Northern Highlands 3 Pascack Valley 0 Roxbury 4 Indian Hills 0 North Jersey 1 Group 4 Ridgewood 0 Livingston 0 (Ridgewood wins on PKs 4-2) Morris Knolls 2 Clifton 0 North Jersey 2 Group 1 Glen Ridge 1 Whippany Park 0 Verona 3 Dayton 2 North Jersey 2 Group 2 Parsippany Hills 5 Madison 1 Hanover Park 2 Lyndhurst 0 North Jersey 2 Group 3 West Morris 2 Chatham 1 Middletown South 4 Somerville 3 (OT) North Jersey 2 Group 4 Westfield 3 Scotch Plains-Fanwood 2 Ridge 2 Bridgewater-Raritan 1 Central Jersey Group 1 Shore Regional 2 Metuchen 0 Palmyra 2 Collingswood 1 Central Jersey Group 2 Wall 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 1 AL Johnson 1 Bernards 1 (Johnson wins on PKs 3-2) Central Jersey Group 3 Allentown 3 Colts Neck 1 Toms River East 2 Steinert 1 Central Jersey Group 4 East Brunswick 2 Hunterdon Central 2 (EB wins on PKs 4-3) Freehold Township 3 Old Bridge 0 South Jersey Group 1 Haddon Township 2 Audubon 1 Pitman 4 Pennsville 3 South Jersey Group 2 Cinnaminson 3 Cedar Creek 2 Haddonfield 2 Oakcrest 1 South Jersey Group 3 Ocean City 2 Lacey 0 Cherry Hill West 1 Delsea 0 South Jersey Group 4 Washington Township 2 Kingsway 1 Toms River North 4 Clearview 0 Non-Public “A” North Immaculate Heart 2 Pingry 1 DePaul 2 Paramus Catholic 1 Non-Public “A” South Bishop Eustace 1 Saint John Vianney 0 Mount Saint Mary 2 Paul VI 1 Non-Public “B” North Morris Catholic 2 Morristown-Beard 1 Lodi-Immaculate vs. Montclair-Kimberly Non-Public “B” South Moorestown Friends 3 Gill St. Bernards 0 Rutgers Prep vs. Our Lady of Mercy
Shore Regional girls top Point Beach to advance in states
Shore Regional 2 Point Pleasant Beach 1 Frankie McDonough and Kendall Rich both scored from short range in the early part of the second half to give the Blue Devils a spot in the Central Jersey Group 1 semifinals. After a scoreless first half, McDonough and Rich found the net in the 44th and 46th minutes. Julia Cairns got the lone goal for Point Beach with a beautiful left foot shot just 28 seconds after Rich’s goal, but Point Beach never found the equalizer. Shore Regional will face top seed Metuchen in the next round. Watch the highlights of Shore Regional’s state soccer victory: Jersey Sports Zone picks its schedule every day with a priority given to our sponsored schools. Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for sponsoring our Shore Regional coverage all season long. We’ll have more great Blue Devils highlights all season long thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch!
Johnson advances to NJSIAA Semifinals after late score in the second half
The number 2 seed, Johnson, took on the Ewing Blue Devils, 10th seed, in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA Girls Soccer State Tournament. It was a back and forth battle as most of the game resided in a 1-1 tie, but late in the second half Johnson pulled out a 2-1 lead and held on for the win. Goal scorers today for the Crusaders were Kylee Zawaki & Gionna Nigro. Check out full highlights and postgame interviews brought to you by JSZ’s Mid-State rep, Courtney DuPont: Johnson will play next Monday against the Bernard Mountaineers in the NJSAII Semifinals Sponsor Alert! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Ewing High School coverage on Jersey Sports Zone. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, we’ll get many more great moments from Blue Devil sports all year long!
St. Benedict’s Prep Completes Perfect Season, Captures Prep-A Title & National Championship! – Watch Highlights
St. Benedict’s Prep – 4 Blair Academy – 0 The Grey Bee’s of St. Benedict’s Prep came into Thursday’s Prep A State Final match 80 minutes away from a 19-0 record and a National Championship Trophy. St. Benedict’s took care of business with three 1st half goals, (Ronald Mafunzwaini 1, and Julian Gomes 2) , The Grey Bee’s then added one more score in the 74th minute by Azriel Johnson to complete a 4-0 win over Blair Academy and capture the 2017 Prep A Title and National Championship. Watch Highlights and Post Game Reaction from St. Benedict’s Championship Game below! 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.