Dec. 19 Notebook: KJS United continues strong start, West Morris wins thriller

KJS United is a team that has gotten off to a strong start in the Halvorsen Division this season.

It pulled off an impressive 1-0 win on opening night against reigning Halvorsen Cup champion Mendham, and added to its resume with a solid 5-3 win over Madison on Monday night at Mennen Arena.

KJS is now 2-0 in the Halvorsen Division.

Dillon Fleksher, Logan Winslow, and Joey Kopec each collected a goal and an assist for KJS, which improved to 3-1 overall. Goalie Rylan Gibbons made 25 saves.

Sam Gero netted two goals with an assist for Madison, which is looking for its first win of the season (0-4).


In an absolute thriller, West Morris rallied from a two-goal deficit to take down High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny, 4-3, at Mennen Arena.

Jimmy Thompson buried the go-ahead goal with under a minute to go for the Wolfpack, which improved to 2-1-1 with the win.

Anthony Tokar netted a pair of goals for HP-WV-K, which fell to 2-3 with the loss.


Morris Knolls-Hills improved to 2-1 in Mennen Division play with a strong 3-0 win over Morristown at Mennen Arena.

Ryan Manz netted the go-ahead goal in the second period for Morris Knolls-Hills (3-1 overall), as it put 35 shots on Morristown goalie Thatcher Neville, who came up with 32 saves.

Aidan Marvin picked up his second shutout of the year with a 17-save performance for Knolls-Hills.

OTHER AREA SCORES
Pope John 3, Seton Hall Prep 1
Girls: Morristown-Beard 2, Summit 2

E-mail Mike Gurnis at michaelgurnis@gmail.com

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