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Bernards 4 Brick 2 | Public “C” Play-In
Bernards (15-3-3) advanced to the Public C playoffs with a 4-2 win over Brick (8-9-2) in the Play-In Round. Bernards led 3-1 after two periods of play thanks to a pair of scores from Aidan Gallagher. Brick cut it to a one score game in the third period, but a strong night at goal for sophomore goalie Baylyn Shankman continued to secure the victory. Shankman finished with 23 saves. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction from Morristown:
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Hopewell Valley 3 Ocean Township 2 (OT) | Public “C” Play-In
Cole Beck scored 4:29 into overtime to give Hopewell Valley a spot in the next round of the state playoffs and a showdown with Governor Livingston. Ocean rallied from 2-0 down with a pair of goals in the third. Owen Mumm’s goal with 3:17 left in regulation forced overtime. The Spartans got an early power play in the extra period but couldn’t cash in. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from Jersey Shore Arena in Wall: