Colts Neck upends Manasquan in SCT quarterfinals

Colts Neck upends Manasquan in SCT quarterfinals

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Colts Neck upends Manasquan in SCT quarterfinals

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Senior Kylie Allmers scored the game-winning goal with 2:18 left in the second segment of overtime as the No. 5 seed Colts Neck girls lacrosse team upset No. 4 seed Manasquan, 11-10, in a Shore Conference second-round game on Monday afternoon.

The Cougars (15-3) were leading 5-4 at halftime, but the Warriors (10-5) were able to tie the game in the remaining minutes of the second half to send the game into overtime.

Allmers finished with three goals and had two assists. Kelsey Burns led the Cougars with four goals. Brittany Walko scored two goals and had one assist. Erika Keselman scored one goal and had two assists.

Manasquan’s Jojo Reilly scored a team-high four goals and had two assists. Shae Cowley scored two goals. Kat Wallace finished with two assists.

The Cougars were the only team to walk away with an upset in the second-round, and will play the No. 1 seed Rumson in the semifinals on Wednesday.

IN OTHER SCT SECOND-ROUND GAMES

SHORE 12, HOWELL: Emily Reiser scored the game-winning goal with 1:41 left in the game as the No. 3 seed Blue Devils (11-4) defeated the No. 6 seed Rebels (11-6).

Claudia LaMarca assisted on the game-winning play and finished with three goals and three assists. Reiser finished with three goals. Nikki DeScenza scored two goals, and Jen Noji chipped in one goal.

Howell’s Amanda Mauro scored a game-high six goals, and had one assist. Maria Madsen finished with three goals.

RB CATHOLIC 19, OCEAN 4: Grace Fallon and Amanda Casten each scored four goals to lead the No. 2 seed Caseys (17-1) past the No. 10 Spartans (14-5).

Fallon had three assists and Maeve Cowley had two assists. Emily Schissler scored three goals and had one assist. Jackie Mauro scored two goals.

Ocean’s Elizabeth O’Grady scored three goals and McKayla Conti scored one goal. Jenna Gilman had one assist.

Red Bank Catholic will play Shore in a rematch of last year’s semifinals.

RUMSON 15, TR SOUTH 3: Nicolette Dunphy, Bridget Curran and Kelsey Cuje each scored three goals to lead the No. 1 Bulldogs past the No. 8 Indians (14-2).

After leading 10-2 at halftime, the Bulldogs scored five more in the second half for the win. Dunphy had three assists and Cuje had two assists. Mary Scarrone scored two goals and had two assists.

Macy Scott scored two goals, and Addy Pollioni scored one goal for the Indians.

IN SOFTBALL

PINELANDS 4, BARNEGAT 3: Stephanie Healy hit a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning leading the Wildcats (18-5, 13-1) over the Bengals (8-14, 5-9). Emma Neuweiler pitched seven innings and struck out six allowing just one walk for the Wildcats.

Amber Leary went 2-4 with a two-run home run in the fourth inning for the Bengals.

MIDD. SOUTH 3, RED BANK CATHOLIC 2: Ally Podmajersky hit a game-winning line drive single in the bottom of the seventh inning leading the Eagles (14-6) over the Caseys (13-8) in a nondivisional game. Grace Heller led off the seventh with a base hit, and Alex Corrigan followed up with a double, setting the stage for Podmajersky.

Lyndsay Benitz had an RBI single in the second inning for the Caseys.

SJ VIANNEY 2, MORRIS KNOLLS 0: Kate Beriont pitched a complete-game four-hitter and Jackie Gallagher hit a sacrifice fly and Claire Stefanelli an RBI single in the top of the sixth as the Lancers (19-1) defeated the Golden Eagles (19-4) in a nonconference game.

IN BASEBALL

WALL 2, MARLBORO 0: Senior left-hander Luke Malone pitched a complete-game four-hitter on just 65 pitches to pick up his sixth win of the season and Matt Tancredi scored on a sacrifice fly by Dan Wondrack in the third inning for the only run Malone would need as the No. 3 seed Crimson Knights (15-3) defeated the No. 11 seed Mustangs (10-9) in a Monmouth County Tournament quarterfinal.

Wall will meet the winner of the Howell at CBA quarterfinal in the semifinals.

BRICK MEM. 10, HOWELL 4: Kyle Cala went 3-for-3 with a grand slam and Brian Cottrell scattered nine hits, struck out 10, walked none and had two RBI as the Mustangs (10-10) defeated the Rebels (10-8) and clinched a berth in the Shore Conference Tournament.

RUMSON-FH 4, KEYPORT 0: Junior left-hander Chris Drummond pitched a complete-game two-hitter and Joey Spernal hit a two-run homer in the first as the Bulldogs (9-10) defeated the Red Raiders (7-9) and denied them a berth in the SCT.

LACEY 1, BRICK 0: Senior left-hander Donovan Waller had a no-hitter for 5 2/3 innings and wound up with a one-hitter and Connor Rooney scored the only run on a two-out throwing error on Waller’s ground ball to short in the bottom of the first as the Lions (3-16, 1-13) defeated the Green Dragons (11-8, 7-7) in a Class A South game.

Waller struck out eight, walked none, hit a batter and faced just one over the minimum. Tyler Iannarone broke up the no-hit bid with a single up the middle on the first pitch to him in the sixth.

FREEHOLD TWP. 5, FREEHOLD 4: Steve Ginter’s one-out single to center with the bases-loaded in the bottom of the eighth scored Nick Cardace with the winning run as the Patriots (9-12) scored twice in the eighth and defeated the Colonials (11-8) in a nondivisional game.

Chris Talbott had scored the tying run on an error.

Michael Bolton had given Freehold Township the lead in the top of the eighth with a two-out RBI single.

RED BANK 4, MONMOUTH
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: A.J. Forgione came on in relief and got out of a bases-loaded nobody out jam in the fifth by getting a ground ball back to him for a 1-2 force out at the plate and two strikeouts and then got the game’s final out on a 6-4 force out at second with the tying and winning runs on base as the Bucs (9-11) defeated the Falcons (11-8) for their fifth straight win.

Red Bank broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh on a sacrifice fly by Jacob Nappi and an RBI single by Chris Stevenson.

IN BOYS VOLLEYBALL

COLTS NECK 2, HOWELL 1: Dan Clayman had 38 assists and five digs leading the Cougars over the Rebels in a Shore Conference Tournament first round match up. Mike Lamb also had 12 kills and two blocks for the Cougars.

Jacob Brown had 13 kills and three digs for the Rebels.

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