Ocean’s Christopher Cunnalata scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds left in the first overtime period leading the third-seeded Spartans over No. 14 Nottingham in a NJSIAA Central Jersey Group III first round game.
The Spartans fell behind early after Joseph Withnidger scored for Nottingham in the 28th minute of the first half. The Spartans equalized in the the 34th minute after Tyler Roman converted on a penalty kick. Ocean’s keeper Chris Seager finished the day with 16 total saves.
The third-seeded Spartans will host sixth-seeded Wall on Friday.
IN OTHER NJSIAA BOYS SOCCER GAMES
CENTRAL 2, GLOUCESTER TECH 0: Doug Jensen scored the opening goal of the game for the Golden Eagles leading them over the Cheetah in a South Jersey Group III game. Blake Czajkowski assisted the first goal from Jensen and also scored in the 38th minute for the Golden Eagles.
RB CATHOLIC 2, GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC 1: Nick Wade scored the game-winning goal leading the Caseys over the Rams in a Non-Public A South game. Wade put away a rebound from the Rams keeper after a header on net from Bryan Andrew. It was the second game winning goal for Wade in his final season for the Caseys.
POINT BORO 4, CARTERET 1: Evan McHugh scored two goals leading the Panthers over the Ramblers in a Central Jersey Group II game. Gunnar Schnappauf also scored two for the Panthers in the 55th minute and the 75th minute to put the game away
MONSIGNOR DONOVAN 2, PAUL VI 0: Mike Dalton had a goal and an assist leading the Griffins over the Eagles in a Non Public A South game. Dalton scored in the 25th minute and assisted on a goal from Sean Suskevich in the 36th minute.
IN NJSIAA FIELD HOCKEY GAMES
SHORE 6, NEW EGYPT 1: Carol Middough had four goals and Jessica Welch had one goal and one assist as the top-seeded Blue Devils (19-0-1) defeated the eighth-seeded Warriors (8-9-1).
MADISON 8, KEYPORT 0: Rachel Trigg made 20 saves as the No. 6 seed Red Raiders (12-4-1) lost to the Dodgers (20-0).
IN NJSIAA GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
MARLBORO 2, EAST BRUNSWICK 1: The 10th-seeded Mustangs (20-6) rallied with a 25-23 victory in the third game for a win over the 23rd-seeded Bears in first-round Group IV action.
Haley Unger and Grace Kenningham paced the Mustangs. Unger notched 12 kills and six digs in the match. Kenningham finished with 15 kills and three digs. Teresa Dinh added 23 assists.
Marlboro lost the opener 25-14. The Mustangs won the second game 24-19.
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