Dec. 18 roundup: Mendham dominates, Newton-Lenape Valley gets 1st win

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18

Mendham 8, Roxbury 0
E.J. Gleie scored twice and had an assist in Mendham’s 8-0 win over Roxbury at Mennen Arena.

Gleie was one of four Mendham players to register three points in the game, which also included Sean Caddo (3 assists), Ian Tamboowalla (1 goal, 2 assists), and Blake Stevens (1 goal, 2 assists). Tristan Aikenhead, Gavin Marshuetz, Matt Cooley, and Michael Gionco each had a goal and an assist.

Mendham out-shot Roxbury, 37-5 in the game.

Mendham improved its overall record to 2-2-1, with a 1-1 record in the Halvorsen Division. It will take on Frisch in the Essex Holiday Tournament on Wednesday.

Roxbury dropped to 0-4-1, with an 0-2-1 mark in the Halvorsen. It will face Mountain Lakes-Boonton on Wednesday in search of its first win of the year.

Newton-Lenape Valley 6, Parsippany Regional 2
Thanks to three-point performances from Matt Finn (1 goal, 2 assists) and Matthew Murphy (3 assists), Newton-Lenape Valley picked up its first win of the season with a 6-2 decision over Parsippany Regional at Skylands Ice World.

Ty Dellicker scored twice for Newton-Lenape Valley, which took control with a four-goal second period. Kyler Kane, David Pineda, Kristina Herman, and Dellicker all scored in the middle period to build a 5-1 advantage. Pineda and Kane each finished with a goal and an assist in the win.

John Coyle and Larry Liu each scored for Parsippany Regional, which dropped to 0-3 (0-3 Charette), which will get a rematch with Newton-Lenape Valley on Wednesday.

Newton-Lenape Valley is now 1-5 (1-0 Charette) and will face Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Tuesday before the rematch with Parsippany.

Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown 6, Vernon 3
Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown notched its second victory over Vernon of the season with a 6-3 win on Saturday at Skylands Ice World.

Nicholas Cioce had three points (1 goal, 2 assists), while Christian Hertzig and Liam Murphy each netted two goals for Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown. Frank Diloreto had two assists and Thomas Cioce added a goal and two assists, while Nick Gargiulo stopped 20 of 23 shots.

Evan Steinbach, Devin England, and Dylan Nosti each scored for Vernon, which dropped to 5-3 (2-2 Haas). Vernon will face Montville in its next game on Wednesday.

Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown is now 3-1 (2-0 Haas) and is slated to face West Morris on Monday.

Park Regional 3, Montville 0
Just two days after a disappointing shutout loss to Vernon, Park Regional bounced back with a shutout of its own in a 3-0 win over Montville at Mennen Arena.

A.J. Schauder stopped all 26 shots for Park Regional to register his second shutout of the season. Park Regional received goals from Eddie Karpinski (who also had an assist), along with Wyatt Lieto and William Della Calce. It improved to 4-1-1 on the season, with a 3-1 mark in the Haas Division. It is next scheduled to face Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown on Jan. 3.

Alexis Riley stopped 27 of 30 shots for Montville, which is still in search of its first win of the year with an 0-6 record (0-4 Haas). It is slated to face Indian Hills on Sunday night.

High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny 5, Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth 3
High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny held off a late rally by Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth in a 5-3 win at Skylands Ice World.

Brady Reid had a hat trick and an assist for High Point-Wallkill-Kittatinny, while William Schreiber and Michael Sadowski each had a goal and an assist to help the team build a 5-0 lead in the second period. But Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth’s Mia Foer scored late in the second period, before Averee Acuna added a power play tally early in the third to cut it to 5-2. Mercer Acuna finished off a feed from Averee Acuna with 3:42 to go to cut it to 5-3, but that was as close as Morris Catholic would get.

Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth goalie Daniel Mark stopped 52 of 57 shots in the game, as High Point-Wallkill-Kittatinny out-shot it 57-16. T.J. Ward made 13 saves for High Point.

High Point-Wallkill-Kittatinny improved to 2-3-1 (2-0-1 Charette) and will face Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown on Thursday. Morris Catholic-St. Elizabeth dropped to 0-4-2 (0-2-1) and is set to take on Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex on Thursday.

Other scores
Morristown 6, Madison 2

Coaches are asked to send their box scores to michaelgurnis@gmail.com for inclusion in our nightly roundups.

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