Shore Conference, NJ High School Hockey Scores February 19

Friday February 19

ABC 4, Seton Hall Prep 4

Aidan D’Urso scored twice in the last 3:57 of the game as Seton Hall Prep rallied to tie the Colts (7-1-2) in a clash of New Jersey’s top five teams.

D’Urso had a hat trick and scored the tying goal with 1:45 remaining.

Senior defenseman Colin Grable gave CCBA a 1-0 lead with 9:40 left in the first period before D’Urso scored to tie with 2:33 left in the middle of the period. The Colts quickly regained the lead and added to their cushion soon after when Thomas Atanacio scored at 2:30 of the second period and Sean Guinnessesy scored just 15 seconds later for a 3-1 CBA lead.

Lucas Confalonieri scored for Seton Hall 34 seconds into the third period to bring the Pirates back to less than one goal. CBA took a 4-2 lead when second-year defenseman Patrick Reilly scored with 12:11 left.

Marlboro 3, Middletown North 2

Sam Schart’s second-period goal was the game-winner as the Mustangs (5-2-2, 2-1-2) beat the Lions (1-2, 0-2) in the Middletown opener. North after a COVID hiatus.

Zachary Robinson gave Marlboro / Holmdel a 1-0 lead at 5:58 of the first period and John Spallin scored 59 seconds into the second period to give the Mustangs a 2-0 lead. Middletown North netted a Thomas Baron goal at 3:34 of the second period, but Scharf scored just 11 seconds later to open a 3-1 lead. Connor North scored early in the third period for Middletown North, but Marlboro managed to maintain their one-goal lead.

Dmitrii Kapranov made 21 saves for Marlboro, including a fantastic left pad save in the dying seconds to preserve the victory.

Justin Dickinson has saved nine shots for Middletown North.

Ryan Butchko scored twice, including the eventual game-winner in the third period, as the Catholic trio (3-4, 2-1) beat rival Warriors (0-3-3, 0-3-3).

Aidan Grant had a goal and an assist, Jack Foote scored once and Jack Bilancione made 30 saves.

Trevor Watts scored one goal and Conall Dougherty made 22 saves for Manasquan.

Freehold at Howell, 6:40 p.m.

Jackson Liberty at Wall, 6:20 p.m. – canceled

Manalapan at Howell, 6:40 p.m. – canceled

Ocean 7, Toms River East 3

Aiden Mumm had a hat trick, Pat Olenski scored twice and Alex Haar totaled a high six points to lead the Spartans (2-1-1, 1-1-1) past the Raiders (6-4, 4-3).

Mumm scored three goals and two assists, Olenski scored two goals and three assists and Haar scored once and distributed five assists. Ryan Convery added a goal and Tony Macaluso made 16 saves.

Ocean led 3-1 after the first period and 5-3 before the third period.

Vito Pecorella had one goal and two assists to lead Toms River East. Ryan Fortunato had a goal and an assist, Christopher Dineen scored once and Jarrod Dye had two assists. Dominick McKeon made 19 saves.

Middletown South 5, Center 2

Lucas Campos, Nate Block and Nick Piscopo scored in the third period as the Eagles (4-2-3) opened a draw and passed the Golden Eagles (7-2).

Trevor Coltenback gave Central a 1-0 lead in the first period before Middletown South took the lead with a power-play goal from Michael Volpi and a goal from Luke Finn.

Central tied the score in the second period on a power play goal from Domenick Competello before Middletown South scored three straight to take a three-goal cushion in the final period.

Volpi and Block each scored a goal and an assist for Middletown South and Jack Collings made 16 saves. Michael Ferlanti added two assists.

Joey Klutkoski and Corey van den Berg each added two assists for Central and Nick Bilinski made 34 saves.

Rumson-Fair Haven 5, South 0

Junior forward Brett Pritchard continued his strong play with one goal and two assists and senior goaltender Ronan Hickey made 13 saves to register his first shutout of the season as the Bulldogs (5-0-2) shut out the Rams (4-4) to remain undefeated.

Ryan Croddick added a goal and an assist and Spencer Lee, Cole Cashion and Connor Spagnuola each scored once.

Trey Mattern made 50 saves for Southern.

Central at Toms River North, 6 p.m. – canceled

Middletown South at Ridgewood, 5:30 p.m. – canceled

The Brick at Woodbridge, 3:15 p.m. – canceled

Ocean at Bayonne, 4:30 p.m. – canceled

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