Nothing quite like some Friday night lacrosse action! JSZ has you covered from around the state as we head into the first weekend of the lacrosse season. We have coverage from Westfield’s blowout win over Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Jordan Hayes delivering a game-winner as Cherokee tops RFH, Ocean City putting a hurting on Lower Cape May and Trinity Hall rolling through Middletown North. Enjoy all the highlights!
Westfield 17 Scotch Plains-Fanwood 7 – Boys Lacrosse
No. 12 Westfield picked up their first win of the season with a dominating 17-7 win over neighbor Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The Blue Devils trying to shake off an opening day loss to No. 4 Moorestown jumped out to an early 9-5 lead thanks to Jake Engelke and Devon McLane who both had hat tricks in the first half. McLane continued his reign of terror in the second act as he finished with eight goals total. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
Thank you to the office of Assemblyman Jon Bramnick for sponosring out Westfield coverage!
Cherokee 9 Rumson-Fair Haven 7 – Boys Lacrosse
After exiting the game early in the fourth quarter with a knee injury, Cherokee star midfielder Jordan Hayes returned to the game minutes later and delivered the game-winning goal as the Chiefs secured a 9-7 win over Shore Conference power Rumson-Fair Haven. Gaurav Drivida also contributed four goals in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Rumson:
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Ocean City 17 Lower Cape May 3 – Boys Lacrosse
The Red Raiders are on a mission for a Cape Atlantic League title this season and they rolled past their Cape May County rivals at home. Trent Laveson scored three goals and dished out seven assists to tie a program record. Noam Levy-Smith led the scoring for Ocean City with four goals. Anthony Inserra finished with five assists and a goal. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Carey Stadium in Ocean City:
Trinity Hall 20 Middletown North 1 – Colleen Kelly 100th Career Goal
The Trinity Hall Monarchs improved their record to 2-0 after defeating Middletown North on Friday afternoon. Junior Colleen Kelly scored the game-high with five goals, including her 100th career goal. Haven Dora and Paige Nolan scored four goals each. Sydney Riepl scored a hat trick with three goals. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Colts Neck:
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