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:

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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: