JSZ starts a new week with plenty of action, including the start of the Shore Conference Tournament!

Freehold Township 3 Watchung Hills 0 | Girls

The Patriots continue to assert themselves as one of the elite teams in New Jersey. Gaby Parker, Hailey Santiago and Kayla Wong all scored for Freehold Township (11-1) in a win over a fellow Top Five ranked team in the Garden State. Watchung Hills (12-1) suffers their first loss of the season.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Warren:

Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Freehold Township is brought to you by JAG-ONE Physical Therapy.

Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Watchung Hills is brought to you by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerset.

Elizabeth 3 Monroe 2 | Boys

No. 11 Elizabeth improves to 9-4 following a 3-2 win over Monroe (8-6-1). The Minutemen led 2-0 at halftime when a goal from Andy Alvarez made it a three score deficit. A pair of goals from Diego Galindo and Jaden Lu in the final 20 minutes brought brought Monroe within one score late, but Elizabeth was able to hold on for the victory.

JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights from Rutgers-Newark:

Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Monroe coverage. 

Thank you to Trinitas Regional Medical Center (Elizabeth) for sponsoring our Elizabeth coverage. 

Toms River North 4 Colts Neck 1 | Girls | SCT First Round

The Mariners trailed 1-0 until late in the first half, but came back to beat the Cougars going away. Alexis Garcia, Kaylee Nagle, Madison DiEugenio and Erin Misa all scored goals in the win for North (9-4). Isa Suarez scored a goal for Colts Neck (5-6-1) in the loss.

JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this opening round Shore Conference Tournament clash:

JSZ’s coverage of TRN is made possible by Community Medical Center in Toms River.

Rumson-Fair Haven 4 Matawan 2 | Girls | SCT First Round

Kate Hennen and Paige West scored two goals apiece to lead RFH to its highest-scoring output of the year.  Hennen connected on a 29-yard blast in the seventh minute and West connected in the 32nd to give the Bulldogs a 2-0 halftime lead.  Hennen’s second goal came in the opening minute of the second half with West scoring a big insurance goal late in the second half.  Sophia Garafalo had a pair of goals for the Huskies.  RFH advances to the second round of the Shore Conference Tournament and will face top-seed Freehold Township on Thursday.

JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Matawan:

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