Watch Thursday 10.17 JSZ Soccer Highlights
With county tournament play underway this week and the regular season wrapping up, Jersey Sports Zone has you covered with all the best soccer action from across the state! (4) Steinert 4 (13) Hun 0 – Mercer County Tournament Round 1 – Girls After closing out the regular season on a loss to Hopewell Valley, Steinert opened the first round of the Mercer County Tournament with a dominating 4-0 victory over Hun. Kailey Conner and Margarita Ivanova each scored twice for the Spartans as they advance to take on (5) Allentown next. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Hun and Steinert coverage!
Orrico’s goal and assist lead Freehold Township into Shore Conference Tourney Semis
The rain came down in Freehold but it didn’t slow down the Patriots from securing a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals. JSZ has the highlights! Freehold Township 2 Wall Township 1 Zach Orrico had a goal and an assist to give Freehold Township a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals. On a rainy day in Freehold, all of the scoring came late in the first half. Zach Orrico took a feed from Shane O’Malley at the end line to put the Patriots in front 1-0 with 6:21 to go in the half. Wall responded just 54 seconds later on Jake Pepe goal to draw even. At the two minute mark, Orrico made a sensational play at the end line to keep the ball in and passed over to Joe Lardaro for what proved to be the game-winner. Freehold Township will take on Colts Neck with a spot in the SCT final on the line this Saturday night at Shore Regional:
Watch Tuesday 10.15 JSZ Soccer Highlights
With county tournament play underway this week and the regular season wrapping up, Jersey Sports Zone has you covered with all the best soccer action from across the state! CBA 2 Jackson Memorial 2 (Colts wins on PKs 4-1) A wild game in Jackson saw the Colts earn a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals and a matchup with Manasquan. CBA scored two goals in the span of three minutes to take a 2-0 lead in the final 10 minutes, but Jackson drew even thanks to two penalties including a controversial call that saw the Jags get a second attempt on their first goal after CBA keeper AJ Pinto was called for leaving the line early. The Colts never lost their composure and were a perfect 4 for 4 in penalties to get the victory. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-match reaction: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Jackson Memorial is brought to you by Louro Chiropractic Center Delbarton 6 Morristown 3 Although Delbarton knocked Morristown out of the Morris County tournament Sunday, these two cross-town rivals still had plenty on the line in their final of three matchups this season. Morristown led Delbarton 2-1 at the break for the Green Wave’s first deficit at halftime this season. A five-goal tidal wave in the second half powered the Green Wave to their N.J. best 14-0-1 record. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Parsippany-Troy Hills: West Windsor-Plainsboro North 5 Lawrenceville 1 With three spots remaining in the Mercer County Tournament (15) West Windsor-Plainsboro North punched their way in with a dominating 5-1 victory over (17) Lawrenceville. The Knights would strike first with a goal from Jean Anthony-Portuguez just 5 minutes in, then Luke Finkielstein would find net as time expired to take a 2-0 lead at halftime. Anthony-Portuguez along with Ayo Allison and Marc Chiriac all scored in the second half to send North to the MCT where they will take on second seed Steinert in the first round. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Lawrenceville and West Windsor-Plainsboro North coverage.
Watch Monday 10.14 JSZ Soccer Highlights
A pair of Cape Atlantic League championship games highlight the action as we kick off a new week! Oakcrest 2 St. Augustine 1 (OT) – Boys CAL Final Gabe Paz scored the golden goal just a few minutes into overtime to lift the Falcons over the Hermits in the Cape Atlantic League title game. Paz also scored a goal in the first half, before Michael Balestriere broke through for St. Augustine with just two minutes remaining in regulation. Oakcrest keeper Ryan Liberty was outstanding, making 12 saves in the victory. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from Egg Harbor Township: Ocean City 2 Millville 0 – Girls CAL Final Last season the Red Raiders fell short in the Cape-Atlantic League title game. This year, it was redemption for the Red Raiders as they over-powered the Thunderbolts for the Cape-Atlantic League championship. Seniors Carly Reighard and Delaney Lappin each scored a goal for Ocean City. Senior Faith Slimmer finished the day with two assists. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from Egg Harbor Township: Notre Dame 2 Princeton 0 – Boys With the Mercer County Tournament kicking off Tuesday, two of its heavily favored teams gave us a preview of a possible final. Following a scoreless first half Chris O’Neil would find net to get Notre Dame on the board at 60’. Guiliano Silva would add another goal at the 74’ mark to give the Irish their eighth straight win. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Notre Dame coverage.
Watch JSZ Thursday 10.10 Soccer Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone once again brings you boys and girls soccer action from around the state. Check back throughout the evening for highlights! Shore Regional 3 Trinity Hall 0 – Girls Julia Eichenbaum scored all three goals giving her 24 for the season to lead the Blue Devils to a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Shore will face the winner of Red Bank Regional and RBC. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has all three goals from a spectacular performance in West Long Branch: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Shore Regional is brought to you by RYPT and thanks to Trinity Hall for being part of the JSZ team! Allentown 2 West Windsor-Plainsboro South 1 – Girls With a Colonial Valley Conference Division Title on the line Allentown battled back from a 1-0 deficit at halftime to take down West Windsor-Plainsboro South 2-1. Monmouth University commit Olivia Denney opened the second half with a goal and assisted sister Kayla for the eventual go-ahead score in the 76’. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our West Windsor-Plainsboro South and Allentown coverage! Haddon Twp. 1 Lindenwold 0 – Boys The Hawks pushed their winning streak to 13 with a tight victory over the Lions. Chris Fletcher scored from the penalty spot in the first half for the game’s only goal. Haddon Township keeper Brett Hintz made five saves. Justin Abrego made nine saves for Lindenwold in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Colonial Conference Patriot Division clash:
Watch Tuesday 10.8 JSZ Soccer Highlights
JSZ has another full slate of soccer for you. We’ve got four games from around New Jersey including more from the Shore Conference Tournament plus a golden goal from the Delsea girls! Middletown South 4 Barnegat 0 – Boys The Eagles scored three second-half goals to cruise into the second round of the Shore Conference Tournament. Aaron Oliveira gave Midd. South a 1-0 lead at the half. Matt Glynn, Danny Minze and Alex Sigua all found the net in the second. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Middletown: Delsea 1 Triton 0 (2OT) – Girls Ava Szwed scored a golden goal in double overtime to lift the Crusaders over the Mustangs. Delsea stays undefeated (13-0) with the win, and clinches the Tri-County Conference Liberty Division title. Triton keeper Michaela Graham played outstanding in the loss, making 11 saves. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from a thriller in Runnemede: Coverage of Delsea is made possible by NJM Insurance. Triton coverage is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Old Bridge 1 Monroe 0 – Girls The last time Monroe and Old Bridge faced off 100 minutes led to a 0-0 tie between the two bitter Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division rivals. Following a scoreless first half Jillian Orzol would score the game’s only goal in the 68’ to put the Knights on a three game win streak as Old Bridge improves to 9-3-3. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe coverage. Steinert 0 Hillsborough o (2OT) Sometimes it happens! It was a combination of hot goalkeeper play and struggles inside the 18, but Steinert and Hillsborough both missed on big chances to notch the scoreless tie. The two goalies, Trevor Giordano and Daniel Guerrero Niteo, combined for 21 saves. This was a non-tournament game, thus no trip to penalty kicks to decide a winner. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Hillsborough: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of both Steinert and Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
Watch Monday 10.7 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone has plenty of soccer coverage to help kick off the new week. Conference Tournaments are underway and JSZ has a thriller in the Shore Conference Tournament along with big wins for Monroe and Delran and the Cranford girls getting a win against a state ranked foe Rumson-Fair Haven 2 Middletown North 1 (2OT) – Boys Alec Pentikis scored the golden goal off a long left foot feed from Sean Allingham in the 99th minute to give RFH a win in the opening round of the Shore Conference Tournament. Luke Pentikis scored on a free kick to give the Bulldogs an early 1-0 lead before Pete Angelucci tied the game late in the first half for the Lions. Alec Pentikis had a number of scoring opportunities including a header off the crossbar and a shot off the far post in overtime before converting to avoid PK’s. RFH will face Freehold Township in round two. JSZ’S Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-match reaction: Monroe 5 South Brunswick 1 – Boys With first place in the Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division up for grabs Monday’s matchup between 12-2 Monroe and 8-5 South Brunswick was much more than a friendly rivalry game. Monroe would draw first blood on an early goal from Adrian Dilascio in the opening ten minutes of play. In the second half Christian Bernal, Jonah Dias and Rob Hunter would find net to help the Falcons win back to back games. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Monroe and South Brunswick coverage! Delran 2 Moorestown 0 – Boys The Bears snapped out of a rare two-game losing streak with a shutout win over the BCSL Liberty Division rival Quakers. Nick Eastburn scored a goal in the first half, with Ryan Burrell sealing the victory for Delran with a goal late in the second half. Ryan Howlett played most of the game in net to earn the clean sheet. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights: Coverage of Moorestown is sponsored by NJM Insurance. Cranford 1 Westfield 0 – Girls Maggie Murray’s free kick score in the 74th minute served as the game-winning in a battle between two of Union County’s top programs. Cranford goalkeeper Amanda Vath had 11 saves in the win, while Westfield’s Erin Harris had 15 stops. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Westfield: JSZ’s coverage of all Westfield athletics is proudly brought to you by Assemblyman Jon Bramnick.
Watch Thursday 10.3 JSZ Soccer Highlights
We’ve got three great soccer matches on the Thursday slate including our look at the Eastern Vikings girls, the #1 team in the nation, along with a big GMC boys showdown between East Brunswick and Monroe plus the Marlboro Mustangs get to 9-1 with a hard fought win over Freehold Boro. Eastern 3 Shawnee 2 – Girls The Vikings are the top team in the country according to Top Drawer Soccer, seeking a second straight Group 4 state title this season. La Salle commit Kelli McGroarty scored two goals and Rutgers commit Riley Tiernan added a goal as Eastern raced out to a 3-0 halftime lead. The Renegades rallied late thanks to goals from East Carolina commit Kiley Endres and Temple commit Alexa Endres, but the Vikings hung on to stay undefeated. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from this Olympic Conference showdown: Coverage of Eastern and Shawnee is made possible by Cooper University Health Care. Marlboro 5 Freehold Boro 2 – Boys The Mustangs scored three goals in the final 15 minutes to break a 2-2 tie to reach the 9-1 mark. Mitchell Katsman and Max Shushkovsky each scored a pair of goals for Marlboro. Freehold Boro rallied from a 2-0 deficit to draw even in the second half, but couldn’t contain Marlboro in the late stages. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Freehold Boro is brought to you by Playa Bowls in the Freehold Raceway Mall East Brunswick 2 Monroe 0 – Boys East Brunswick picked up their sixth straight win with a 2-0 victory over Monroe. After a scoreless first half, Junior Andre Shelton found net twice in the 43’ and 53’ while Keeper Ryan McSwieney finished with 9 saves. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe coverage.
Watch Wednesday 10.2 JSZ Soccer Highlights
JSZ’s Wednesday soccer coverage features a pair of intense girls matchups from Monmouth and Mercer County. Check out highlights from Steinert’s close showdown with Allentown and Red Bank Catholic’s dominating win over Shore Regional plus we’ve got a South Jersey boys showdown between St. Augustine and Egg Harbor Township Steinert 1 Allentown 0 – Girls On one of the hottest Fall days in recent memory, Steinert picked up its sixth straight win with a close 1-0 victory over Allentown. After a scoreless first half, Margarita Ivanova would find the net on a penalty kick for the Spartans in the 43’. Goalie Kat Calle added eight saves on top of completing a shut out. Watch the highlights now: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Steinert and Allentown coverage! Red Bank Catholic 8 Shore Regional 1 – Girls Reagan Pauwels had a hat trick to lead a seven-goal second-half explosion on a rainy night in Red Bank. The Caseys are ranked #5 in the latest state polls and proved most worthy of that ranking. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Shore Conference: Two great sponsors are the reason we can bring you RBC and Shore Regional action all year long – Thanks to Jersey Shore Institute of Health & Wellness for sponsoring the Caseys and RYPT in Tinton Falls for supporting our Shore Regional highlights St. Augustine 1 Egg Harbor Twp. 0 – Boys It was a showdown of two of South Jersey’s best as the Eagles traveled to face the Hermits with the top-seed in the Cape-Atlantic League tournament on the line. Both teams played a tight, defensive style making each other work for everything on the offensive end. Senior midfielder Kevin Witkoski netted the only goal of the game in the 28th minute for the Hermits. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from Richland:
Watch Tuesday 10.1 JSZ Soccer Highlights
JSZ’s Tuesday soccer coverage has a pair of big boys’ matchups on opposite ends of the state. We’ll have highlights from Notre Dame’s thrilling double-OT win along with a North/South battle in Union County. Notre Dame 2 Hopewell Valley 1 (2OT) Tuesday’s much anticipated Colonial Valley Conference matchup between Notre Dame and Hopewell Valley more than lived up to expectations. Both teams entered 8-2 and after one half of play there would be no score. Bordentown transfer Aiden Hoenisch would draw first blood for the Irish at the 50’ mark before Hopewell countered to tie it approaching the end of regulation. In double overtime Danny Bensch would find net for Notre Dame to bring home a W on a golden goal. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Notre Dame and Hopewell Valley coverage. Scotch Plains-Fanwood 2 Delran 1 It always like Delran is playing big games considering how tough their schedule is. The Bears hit their second speed bump of 2019 after suffering a 2-1 loss to Union County power Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The Raiders found the net twice in under 30 seconds in the second half to build a wide enough margin and secure victory. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Scotch Plains:
Watch Monday 9.30 JSZ Soccer Highlights
The week begins with great games all across the state. Check back throughout the night for all of the action! St. Benedict’s Prep 2 CBA 1 – Boys We have our first early game of the year nominee, folks. St. Benedict’s Prep, the No. 1 team in America (according to USA Today), had their hands full with a CBA squad looking to upend their 46-game unbeaten streak. The Colts took a 1-0 lead in the second half but the Gray Bees battled back to score a dramatic, emotional win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and post-game reaction from Lincroft: Ocean City 7 Cedar Creek 0 – Girls The Red Raiders pumped in six first-half goals in a dominant performance over the Pirates. Six different players scored in the first 40 minutes, as Summer Reimet, Hannah Keane, Hope Slimmer, Kelsey White, Paige Panico, and Aimee Altieri all found the back of the net. Rutgers commit Faith Slimmer had three first-half assists. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape Atlantic League clash: Brick Township 2 Barnegat 0 – Girls Reese Beggs scored both goals for the Green Dragons who handed the Bengals just their second loss of the season. Beggs scored early in the contest and then added a goal on a penalty kick in the 50th minute. Brick Township improves to 8-2-1 with the win. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Ocean County:
Watch Thursday 9.26 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Delsea 2 Cumberland 0 The Crusaders blanked the Colts thanks to goals from Austin Gebhart and Vinny Young. Aidan Burns had an assist, with Brandon Langley earning the clean sheet in net. It’s Delsea’s second win over Cumberland this season, as the Crusaders improve to (6-5) overall. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Tri-County Conference clash in Franklinville: Coverage of Delsea is brought to you by NJM Insurance. Steinert 3 West Windsor-Plainsboro North 1 Following a tough loss to Trenton, Steinert bounced back with a 3-1 victory over West Windsor-Plainsboro North to improve to 6-3 on the year. Dylan Kotch scored twice for the Spartans while Juston Brunow added a penalty kick goal. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Steinert and West Windsor-Plainsboro North coverage!
Watch Wednesday 9.25 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Wednesday’s JSZ soccer coverage features the #1 team in the country and a golden goal from South Jersey. Thanks to our sponsors for allowing us to capture great moments from New Jersey high school sports every day! Saint Benedict’s Prep 1 Pennington 0 Rhys Amstrong’s penalty kick goal with 31:10 left in the second half with the only score of the game as the Grey Bees remain unbeaten with a 7-0-1 record. St. Benedict’s was coming off a 2-2 tie against St. Ignatius in Cleveland and is currently #1 in the USA Today Super 25. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from NJIT in Newark: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Pennington is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Washington Twp. 2 Shawnee 1 (OT) Mason Regan scored the golden goal off an assist from Justin Bautista in overtime to give the Minutemen a thrilling victory over the Renegades. J.R. Cima scored in regulation for Washington Township, with Matt Liss picking up the assist. Shawnee was down a man late but forced OT on a sensational goal off the volley from Matt Longshaw. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from a thriller in the Olympic Conference American Division: Coverage of Washington Township and Shawnee is made possible by Cooper University Health Care.
Watch Monday 9.23 JSZ Soccer Highlights
JSZ has a full slate of highlights to help kick off the new week! Check back throughout the night for all of the action! Middletown South 2 Middletown North 1 Danny Minze scored on a volley with .1 seconds left to give Middletown South an unbelievable finish against their crosstown rival. Lions goalkeeper Andrew Bogues was outstanding in the final 10 minutes making a number of high quality saves. Bogues made a diving stop and then stuffed a rebound with 10 seconds remaining, but South was able to get off a corner kick leading to Minze’s heroics. Watch this incredible finish and post-match reaction NOW! Holmdel 4 Matawan 1 Tomas Zolofra broke a 1-1 tie in the 56th minute and added one more insurance goal to get the Hornets to 9-0 on the season. Chris Dietrich scored the lone goal for Matawan while Jason Ng and Connor Hinds found the net for Holmdel. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has Monday night Shore Conference soccer: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Holmdel is made possible by the Law Offices of Lawrence Luttrell Monroe 2 J.P. Stevens 0 Monroe picked up their third straight win with a close 2-0 victory over Greater Middlesex rival J.P. Stevens. Adrian Dilascio and Christian Bernal both found net as the Falcons improve to 9-1. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe coverage Gill St. Bernard’s 2 Bridgewater-Raritan 0 Gill St. Bernard’s is quickly moving to the front of the pack in the Somerset County soccer scene. The Knights were led by Micaah Garnette and Gavin Scavino as both scored goals early in the start of each half. The win gives Gill St. Bernard’s their sixth straight this season. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Bridgewater: JSZ’s coverage of all Bridgewater-Raritan athletics is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates: Egg Harbor Twp. 3 Millville 0 The Eagles took control of this one from the start, thanks to a pair of early goals from Ahmad Brock. Burak Cimen and Jayden Guy assisted on the goals, with Cimen adding a goal of his own from the penalty spot later in the first half. EHT is now (8-1) on the season, with Millville falling to (4-2). JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape Atlantic League clash:
Watch Wednesday 9.18 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Another full slate of games for you from the JSZ team. Check back throughout the night for all of the highlights! Washington Twp. 3 Haddonfield 0 The Minutemen are the defending Group 4 state champions, seeking their sixth straight sectional title this year. Township got off to a fast start thanks to a goal from J.R. Cima early in the first half. GianLuca Lockhart added a goal late in the first half, while Matt Liss put an exclamation on things with a goal late in the second half. Kyle Stone earned the clean sheet in net. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Sewell: Coverage of Washington Township is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Haddonfield coverage is made possible by NJM Insurance. Trinity Hall 12 Mater Dei Prep 1 – Girls Soccer Colleen Kelly and Cameryn Keane set the tone each scoring a hat trick as the Monarchs had an eight-goal second-half outburst to improve to 2-0-1 on the season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the Shore Conference highlights: Thanks to Trinity Hall in Tinton Falls for sponsoring Jersey Sports Zone!
Watch Tuesday 9.17 JSZ Soccer Highlights
We’re nearly two full weeks into the New Jersey high school soccer season and now beginning to see where teams fall in their respective conferences. Stay tuned throughout the night for soccer highlights from all over NJ! Seton Hall Prep 1 Millburn 0 After splitting matches in 2018, Seton Hall Prep took a step forward in front of Millburn in 2019 with a decisive 1-0 win Tuesday. Senior captain Aidan Dunphy scored the lone goal (28′) to power the win. The Pirates’ defense allowed only three shots on the afternoon. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from West Orange: Piscataway 2 Monroe 1 Monroe entered Tuesday afternoon’s Greater Middlesex Conference matchup against 3-1-1 Piscataway undefeated with 19 goals scored and 0 allowed. Despite going ahead 1-0 early in the first half it was the Chiefs who thanks to goals from Diego Navas Trujillo and Santiago Rojas would come away with the victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe coverage! Ocean Township 1 Red Bank Regional 0 Elias Brandimarte’s goal in the fourth minute was the only score of the game as Ocean keeper Isaac Greenspan was stellar with 16 saves, many in a second half that saw RBR threaten throughout the entire 40 minutes. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Regional is brought to you by Ryser’s Landscape Supply in Little Silver
Watch Monday 9.16 JSZ Soccer Highlights
We kick the week off with a full slate of soccer for you! Stay tuned throughout the night as we post highlights from the various corners of New Jersey. Freehold Boro 3 Howell 0 – Boys Senior Isaac Ball put on a show in the second half with a pair of goals to push the Colonials to 5-1 on the young season in a win against a divisional foe. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Freehold: JSZ’s coverage of all Freehold Boro athletics during the 2019-2020 season is proudly brought to you by Playa Bowls inside the Freehold Raceway Mall. Princeton 2 Steinert 0 – Boys Monday’s Colonial Valley Conference matchup featured a pair of 3-1 teams in Princeton and Steinert giving fans an early preview of a possible Mercer County Tournament Final. Following a scoreless first half Nicola Carusone and Nicolas Petruso scored for the Tigers while goalie Jared Bell collected 10 saves. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Steinert coverage! Eastern 6 Cherry Hill West 0 – Girls The Vikings are the consensus top-ranked team in the state, and they flexed their muscle against the Lions. La Salle commit and reigning Gatorade New Jersey Player of the Year Kelli McGroarty finished with a hat trick for Eastern. Rutgers commit Riley Tiernan had three assists to give her 53 for her career, which is a new school record. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Voorhees: Coverage of Eastern is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Rumson-Fair Haven 3 Manasquan 2 (OT) – Girls Chase Boyle took a feed from Katie Aglione 51 seconds into overtime to give the Bulldogs their third victory of the season. Boyle, a Division I lacrosse recruit, shows that she has skills on the soccer pitch as well. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from a great Shore Conference rivalry:
Watch Thursday 9.12 Soccer Highlights
JSZ brings you boys soccer coverage from Union and Mercer counties as Week Two of the season winds down. Scotch Plains-Fanwood 1 Westfield 0 Sophomore Nkem Okorie sent in a perfect service to fellow sophomore Ethan Koseoglu in the 67th minute for the lone goal in a wild game at Gary Kehler Stadium. Three goals (two from Westfield, one from Scotch Plains-Fanwood) were waved off from offsides calls. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from this Top 10 game in Westfield: Princeton 3 Robbinsville 1 Princeton and Robbinsville duked it out in the elements for one of the top Colonial Valley Conference games of the week. Following a 1-1 tie at halftime the Tigers struck twice on goals from Nicolas Petruso and Ian Pompliano to pick up their second straight win while the Ravens drop two in a row. Princeton is now 3-1, Robbinsville is 3-3. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Robbinsville coverage!
Watch Wednesday 9.11 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone brings you three great soccer games from around New Jersey. St. Benedict’s Prep 5 Hill School (PA) 1 After a rare 1-0 victory last week, St. Benedict’s Prep got back to their scoring ways with a five-goal outburst against Pennsylvania prep team Hill School. Thiago Quintanhila, Peter Yaro, Hyunjun Sun, Tony Yeboah and Jamar Ricketts all found the back of the net for the Gray Bees. The win marked their 42nd consecutive victory. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Tinton Falls: Mainland 2 Ocean City 0 The Mustangs sent an early-season message to the Red Raiders, knocking off the defending Cape Atlantic League champions. Devon Ford opened the scoring with a bicycle kick early in the first half. Nick Bozzi added a second half goal off an assist from Ford. Zach Matik earned the clean sheet in net for Mainland. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from the CAL rivalry game: Jackson Memorial 2 Howell 1 (OT) – Girls Soccer Natalie Knauf took a feed from Lydsi Beal and delivered a blast from six-yards out to score the Golden Goal and give Jackson Memorial its fifth straight win. The Jags took a 1-0 lead in the first half after a Lauren Dellegrippo score. Howell drew even in the 78th minute thanks to a Julianna Caccamo tally. Brooke McKown had 12 saves in the victory. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the Shore Conference: Jersey Sports Zone brings you great Jackson Memorial coverage all year long thanks to Louro Chiropractic Center in Jackson!
Watch Tuesday 9.10 JSZ Boys Soccer Highlights
Steinert 4 Notre Dame 0 Two of Mercer County’s best met Tuesday afternoon in Lawrenceville for a Colonial Valley Conference Boys Soccer showdown. Notre Dame entered 2-0 while Steinert started 2019 off 1-1. Right from the start it was the Spartans in control thanks to an early goal from Dylan Kotch in the opening two minutes of play. Kotch would score again and thanks to an eight save day from Trevor Giordano, Steinert handed Notre Dame their first loss of the year in a 4-0 shutout. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Steinert and Notre Dame coverage! Monroe 4 East Brunswick 0 Tabi Essa scored a pair of goals as Monroe posted its fourth consecutive shutout to start the 2019 season. Christian Bernal and Jonah Dias also found the net for the Falcons. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from the GMC: Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of the Monroe Falcons Pinelands 2 Lacey 0 The Wildcats earned a key early-season victory over the Lions in Shore Conference B South action. Johnny Hart scored both goals for Pinelands, including an incredible scissor kick off of a cross from Tony Aguilar. Gavin Harris earned the shutout in net for the Wildcats. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has highlights and reaction from Lacey Township:
Watch Monday 9.9 JSZ Boys Soccer Highlights
The second week of the season begins with some fantastic match-ups all over the state. Check back throughout the night for all of the highlights! Bergen Catholic 3 Don Bosco Prep 2 (2OT) After overcoming a 2-0 deficit and a red card to put them a man down, Bergen Catholic’s Nick Shannon delivered one of the biggest goals of the early 2019 season with a Golden Goal to beat Don Bosco Prep in double overtime. Shannon assisted on the two previous Crusaders goals. JSZ’s Jay Cook has all the highlights and post-game reaction from Ramsey: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Bergen Catholic athletics all year long is proudly brought to you by Rothman Orthopaedics. Kingsway 3 Triton 1 The Dragons handed the Mustangs their first loss of the season in a key early-season showdown in the Tri-County Conference. After a scoreless first half, Kingsway pumped in three goals after the break. Sean Fatiga scored a pair of goals, with Quinn Roche also finding the back of the net for the Dragons. Tyler Guandagno scored a late goal for Triton in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Woolwich Township: Coverage of Triton is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care. Holmdel 7 Shore Regional 1 The Hornets scored four goals in the first 31 minutes to improve to 3-0 on the young season. Holmdel has won back to back state championships and is off to a great start in a quest for a three-peat. Watch JSZ’s highlights now: Sponsor Shout Outs! Thanks to the Law Office of Lawrence Luttrell (Holmdel) and RYPT (Shore Regional) for their support of Jersey Sports Zone and allow us to cover great Shore Conference action! Hunterdon Central 3 Pennington 2 Hunterdon Central pulled off the first major upset of the 2019 boys soccer season and it’s only September. The Red Devils defeated Prep A State Champion Runner-ups Pennington 3-2 Monday afternoon. The Red Raiders would take a 1-0 lead at halftime before Hunterdon Central tied the game to begin the second act. Elias Simpkins shined bright with two goals to help the Red Devils knock off one of the best teams in New Jersey. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Pennington coverage
St. Benedict’s picks up fifth win of 2019
Coming off a perfect season St. Benedict’s picked up their fifth win of 2019 with an exciting 1-0 victory over Old Bridge. A scoreless first half was ended when Cao Chaves found net in the 32’ minute to help the Gray Bees take a 1-0 lead at the break. However, the story of the afternoon was Knights goalie Eric Siciliano who ended the day with 16 saves and just a single score allowed. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has all the action:
Watch Wednesday 9.4 JSZ Boys Soccer Highlights
Opening day for the 2019 boys soccer season extended into Day Two and we’ve got a couple great games on the menu. Seton Hall Prep gets some revenge on Montclair while Oakcrest starts the year with a bang. Seton Hall Prep 1 Montclair 0 Ranked No. 8 nationally by TopDrawer Soccer, Seton Hall Prep opened their 2019 season with a bang. Alex Trestka’s lone goal in 32′ proved to be the difference. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Montclair: Oakcrest 8 Buena 0 The Falcons opened the 2019 season with an offensive explosion in Mays Landing. Mason Stokes, Asembo Augo and Gabe Paz each scored a pair of goals. Nick Cacopardo and Collin Veltri also added goals in the win over the Chiefs. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape Atlantic League clash:
Shawnee Edges Seneca in a Thriller on Opening Day
The Renegades opened the 2019 season with a bang, knocking off defending South Jersey Group 3 champion Seneca 2-1. Freshman striker Andrew Kitch turned in an eye-opening debut, scoring both goals for Shawnee. Kitch’s second goal came with under a minute left in the game. Aidan Giquinto assisted on both goals. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this rivalry game in Tabernacle: Coverage of Shawnee is brought to you by Cooper University Health Care.