Jersey Sports Zone brings you a pair of big-time girls lacrosse matchups on Spring Break week. We’ve got Moorestown paying a visit to Oak Knoll and a Shore Conference showdown between RFH and Manasquan!
Oak Knoll 8 Moorestown 6 | Girls
No. 2 Oak Knoll improved to 6-1 following a close 8-6 victory over Moorestown in a rematch of last year’s Tournament of Champions Final. The Royals held onto a 4-3 lead at halftime, but Moorestown with two goals from Meg McNulty would jump in front 5-4 to begin the second. Oak Knoll responded with four straight goals to secure the win. Sophia Loschert and Caroline Sheridan both finished with two goals, Loschert also had an assist. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction:
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Rumson-Fair Haven 9 Manasquan 8 | Girls
Elliott Van Nice’s fourth goal of the game with 1:42 remaining gave the Bulldogs a come from behind win at home. Ava Chiarella gave Manasquan an 8-7 lead before RFH answered with a Rachel James goal to tie things up. James drew a double team and fed Van Nice for the game winner. RFH improves to 7-2 setting the stage for a huge game on Thursday at Trinity Hall in a battle of defending state champions. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Rumson:
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