Shore Conference, NJ Hockey Scores Friday February 12

Friday February 12

Middletown North at Marlboro, 7 p.m. – canceled

Senior forward Ryan Bechutsky continued his incredible streak of play by recording his third consecutive hat trick as the Braves have scored six unanswered goals in the last two periods for an unmistakable victory over the Rams. He is the first player in the history of the program to record hat tricks in three consecutive games.

Freehold at Jackson Liberty, 4:50 p.m. – postponed

Toms River East 6, Brick Memorial 1

Senior forward Vito Pecorella and second-year forward Ethan Smith each scored two goals as the Raiders (5-3, 3-2) hit the back of the net four times in the second period to sink the Mustangs. (0-4, 0-3).

Pecorella and Smith both finished with two goals and one assist while David Deconde had one power play plus two assists and Christopher Dineen scored once. Jake Verdon, Jarrod Dye and Dominick Markland each recorded two assists and Dominick McKeon made 11 saves to claim the victory.

Trent Burton scored Brick Memorial’s lone goal early in the third period and Sam Stulic made 37 saves.

After a goalless first period, Smith scored just 27 seconds into the second period to put Toms River East ahead. Pecorella scored just 41 seconds later and Deconde added a power play goal to give the Raiders three in the first 3:15 of the second period. Pecorella’s second goal made it 4-0 before the second intermission.

Brick Memorial scored Burton’s goal at 1:22 of the third period, but Toms River East extended their lead to 5-1 with Dineen’s goal at 7:56 and Smith added a goal at 12:32 to justify the final margin.

No. 10 St. Rose 3, No. 7 Central 2

Senior forward Christopher Lordi netted a goal and an assist and first-year forwards Connor Harms and Matt Noonan each scored once as the Purple Roses (2-3) beat the Golden Eagles (7-1) to inflict their first loss of the season.

Senior goalie Jack Bilancione made 30 saves and first-year forward Ben Meyer added two assists.

Senior forward Trevor Coltenback scored twice to lead Central. Joey Klutkoski added two assists and Nick Bilinski made 28 saves.

No. 8 Toms River North 10, Lacey 5

Senior forward Joe Frattaroli led the Mariners’ scoring explosion with three goals and three assists as they went undefeated (5-0) with a win over the Lions (0-5).

Senior defenseman Justin Ervelli netted a goal and a career-high five assists to finish with a career-high six points and senior forward Anthony DeFalco has scored twice and also had two assists. Senior forward Cole Schneider added one goal and three assists, first-year defenseman Ty Schneider added one goal and two assists and Jake Bennert and Stevan Kapp each scored once. Joe Bonelli made nine saves.

Frank Hubscher led Lacey with two goals and Cooper McDonald with one goal and two assists. Donald Kirk scored a goal and an assist and Cole Stracensky scored once. Jacob Turn made 48 saves in his third game with over 40 saves this season.

Senior forward James Fay had two goals and an assist and junior goaltender Vin Vassallo recorded his first college shutout to lead the Rebels (2-3) past the Dragons (0-4-1).

Senior forward Stanley Paluszek added one goal and two assists and first-year forward Tony Brandi scored once.

Junior forward Harry Grasso broke the tie 1-1 with a goal early in the third period and the Crimson Knights (2-2) held on for a win over the Bucs (2-4).

Red Bank led 1-0 after the first period thanks to a goal from junior forward Nate Cooper and Wall tied the score late in the second period when freshman defenseman Carter Jolly scored his first college goal.

Second-year goaltender Myles McGovern made 23 saves for the win. Red Bank first-year goaltender Gus Fillipelli put in an excellent performance to help the Bucs stay in the game with 44 saves.

N ° 4 Rumson-Fair Haven 3, Morris Knolls 1 – Direct

The Bulldogs (3-0-2) made it to Mennen Arena and claimed another impressive victory by beating the State’s No.13 team. This is Rumson’s third top 20 win this week, with wins over Westfield and Middletown South.

Junior forward Brett Pritchard has scored twice to give him four goals in the last two games, and it was his score at 2:22 of the third period that emerged as the game-winner. He added another goal with 48 seconds left for the victory.

Morris Knolls took a 1-0 lead at 10:13 of the first period on a goal from Jeffrey Quinn, but Rumson managed to level the score midway through the second period on a goal from Connor Spagnuola.

Senior goaltender Ronan Hickey was solid in goal again for Rumson, stopping 22 of 23 shots for the win.


Catherine J. Martinez