Jersey Sports Zone has more action packed championship games lined up as lacrosse county tournament play continues around the Garden State. Check out our highlights from three stellar finals below.
Seton Hall Prep 9 West Essex 6 | Essex County Tournament Final | Boys
No. 4 Seton Hall Prep captured its ninth consecutive Essex County Tournament crown with a 9-6 comeback win over No. 16 West Essex. Prep led 5-3 at halftime, but the Knights with three goals in the third quarter led 6-5 entering the fourth. Junior Aidan Donovan coming off the bench for the Pirates added two quick scores and assisted on a goal from Max Racich to put Seton Hall Prep back in front late. Max Racich and Matt Wrede each finished with two goals, Wrede also had 4 assists. Christian Schweiger ended the day with a hat trick. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction:
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Don Bosco 14 Ridgewood 6 | Bergen County Tournament Final | Boys
The Ironmen had to wait more than seven weeks to get their revenge, but it was well worth it. Don Bosco lost to Ridgewood on the opening day of the season but avenged their lone loss with a championship victory. Mark Marino tallied seven points (four goals, three assists) while Koleton Marquis chipped in a hat trick. The Ironmen have now won back-to-back Bergen County Tournament titles.
JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and reaction from Mahwah High School:
Mountain Lakes 8 Delbarton 7 | Morris County Tournament Final | Boys
Reid Tietjen’s goal with 1:37 to go in the fourth quarter was the game-winner in a fantastic back and forth game that saw three lead changes in the final 12 minutes. Caz Kotsen was named the tournament MVP after a 3-goal, 2 assist game. It’s back-to-back Morris County titles for the Lakers who improve to 13-1 on the season. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Mount Olive High School: