The Lacey field hockey team tested Brick Memorial junior goalie Amber Neumann a lot in Friday’s nondivisional game.
Lacey had almost three times as many shots as Brick Memorial but Neumann stopped a good amount of shots and made several penalty stroke saves as the schools played to a 1-1 overtime tie.
Neumann faced 26 shots from Lacey and made 15 saves and among her 15 saves were saves on three penalty strokes. Neumann saved one penalty stroke each in the first half, second half and in overtime with glove saves. Lacey goalie Karlie McCarthy made seven saves against nine Brick Memorial shots.
Offensively, Brick Memorial junior forward Sierra Culloo converted a pass from sophomore forward Allison Slobiski for a 1-0 lead at 3:53. Lacey responded with Rachel Scafuro’s goal at 52:59.
JACKSON LIBERTY 6, MANCHESTER 0: Senior Jessica Taboada and senior Tara Chesney each had two goals and senior Morgan Koerber added two assists as the Lions (1-0, 1-0) defeated the Hawks (0-1, 0-1) in a Class B South game.
JACKSON MEMORIAL 3, TR SOUTH 1: Kayla Skdomin, and siststers Kara and Kayla Molnar, scored three consecutive goals and handed Jackosn Memorial a 3-0 lead after the first half as the Jaguars (1-0, 1-0) earned Class A South victory over the Indians (0-1, 0-1) in the season opener.
CENTRAL 1, JACKSON LIBERTY 0: The Lions (0-1, 0-1) misplayed a corner kick and that led to a breakaway for Doug Jensen as he scored in the 22nd minute for the game-winning goal for the Golden Eagles (1-0, 1-0).
OCEAN 2, NEPTUNE 1: Sophomore midfielder LaceyMartin Neil scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute as the Spartans rallied for the Class B North victory over the Scarlet Fliers. Neil also assisted on senior midfielder Justin Silverberg’s goal in the 78th minute that tied the game at 1-1. Neptune’s Stevenly Joseph scored in the 66th minute.
MATER DEI 4, BARNEGAT 0: Maria Carroll helped Mater Dei leave no doubt, netting a pair of second-half goals on the back of Lindsey Florio and Brooke Trotta’s first-half markers, as the Seraphs (1-0) opened their season with a shutou victory over the Bengals (0-1).
ST. JOHN VIANNEY 0, MONMOUTH 0: St. John Vianney goalie Laura Dramis (one save) and Monmouth goalie Brianna Wolff (17 saves) battled to a scoreless tie in a Class A Central game.
WALL 5, RED BANK 0: With senior Artemis Tapliga sandwiched at second singles between freshmen Sophie Graver and Shaina Donner, Wall has produced one of the best triple threats at singles play in the Shore Conference, as the trio has amassed a combined record of 12-0 through four regular-season matches, including the Knights’ (4-0, 1-0) shutout victory over the Bus (0-2, 0-1) on Friday afternoon during Class B North competition.
TR SOUTH 3, JACKSON MEMORIAL 2: Moncia Chang clinched a point for Jackson Memorial in first singles competition, however, it was key victories by Caitlin Adams and Kelly Markle in secodn and third singles matches that help lift the Indians (3-0, 1-0) over the Jaguars (0-1, 0-1) in this Class A South meeting.
SOUTHERN 2, RB CATHOLIC 0: Emily Miglin led the way for Southern with 11 kills and eight digs, while Cece Hodgson added 12 kills, and Alex Andriani dealt out 20 assists as the Rams (1-1) ran past the Caseys (2-1) in this nondivisional match.
Red Bank’s Tara Rempel recorded eight kills, four blocks, and seven digs.
JACKSON LIBERTY 2, TR EAST 0: Jackson Liberty’s Gillian Eppinger amassed 6 kills and 10 digs, while teammte Kelly Lynk dealt out 19 assists, and Kristie Kolpaczyk recorded 9 kills as the Lions upended the Raiders (0-1, 0-1) in this Class A South clash.
Toms River East’s Liz Kolesar filled up the stat sheet with 13 digs, 12 kills, and 3 blocks.