Victoria Alvarez scored three goals and had two assists as the Toms River South girls lacrosse team defeated Toms River North, 11-8, in a Class A South game on Wednesday.
The Indians (11-1, 9-0) swept the season series against the Mariners (8-2, 8-2) after winning 11-10 in their previous matchup. The Indians also clinched a share of the division title for the first time in school’s history.
Toms River South’s Macy Scott, Noelle Shirey, and Shealyn Crowley each scored two goals. Goalie Mariam Ahmed made five saves in the net.
Kendal Kauffman scored four goals, and Kristine Knowles scored two goals and had two assists for the Mariners.
HOWELL 13, OCEAN 10: Maria Madsen scored four goals in the second half and had one assist to lead the Rebels (5-5) past the No. 8 Spartans (11-3) in a nondivisional game. Chynna Chan and Jordan Chan each scored three goals and had two assists each.
Ocean’s Jenna Gilman and Elizabeth O’Grady each scored two goals. McKayla Conti scored two goals and had two assists for the Spartans.
MANASQUAN 9, RED BANK 6: Jojo Reilly scored three goals to lead the Warriors (6-3) past the Bucs (7-6) in a nondivisional game.
Murphy Davis scored four goals, and goalie Mia Nelson made nine saves for the Bucs.
IN BOYS LACROSSE
BRICK 13, TR EAST 9: Brick’s David Kearns set a school record on Wendesday evening after recording nine goals as the Dragons (8-4), rolled past the Raiders (4-7) in a Class A South meeting. Kearns also dealt out a pair of assists, however, it was teammate Hunter Palmer who led all players in that category with four.
BARNEGAT 17, TR NORTH 7: Senior attackman Nick Anderson had three goals and two assists, sophomore attackman Matt Manno had five goals and two assists and junior attackman Ethan Tonnesen had three assists as the Bengals (7-4, 4-3) defeated the Mariners (3-7, 2-6) in a Class A South game.
Anderson is now four goals away from 100 for his career.
Toms River North senior attackman Brad Rosstedt scored three of his four goals in the third quarter.
HOLMDEL 9, RB CATHOLIC 6: Red Bank Catholic’s Chris Whitlock led all scorers with four goals, however, it was Holmdel’s Joe Tages’ hat trick that lifted the Hornets (8-3) over the Caseys (3-9) in a Class A Central meeting. Holmdel’s Mike Mattera and Red Bank’s Andrew Porzio also contributed a pair of goals each to their team’s respective totals.
IN BOYS VOLLEYBALL
FREEHOLD 2, BARNEGAT 1: The visiting Colonials (8-9) captured the third game 25-20 for a non-divisional win over the Bengals (4-11).
Freehold’s Pat Hannigan notched seven kills and two digs on the day. Nick Krauss contributed seven kills and six blocks. Trevor Mount added two kills, three digs, three blocks and 19 assists.
For Barnegat, Frank Buckley finished with five kills. Justin Kovacs had five kills and four digs. Keith Lee banged home five kills. Ben Fraser handed out 23 assists. Will Leamon added six kills.
COLTS NECK 2, LONG BRANCH 0: Hongliang Zhang’s six aces and five kills propelled the host Cougars (8-8) past the Green Wave (0-14) in non-divisional play.
Chris LoMauro and Jack Lind added nine and seven kills, respectively.
IN GIRLS SOCCER
Red Bank Catholic athletic director Joe Montano said that Frank Lawrence, the former AD at Brookdale Community College, will be RBC’s new girls soccer coach. Lawrence replaced Ken Santos, who became the AD of Trinity Hall, the newly created all-girls catholic school.