Feb. 21 roundup: Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown downs Newton-LV

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown 6, Newton-Lenape Valley 0Christian Hertzig had a hat trick to lead eighth-seeded Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown to a 6-0 win over 25th-seeded Newton-Lenape Valley in the play-in round of the NJSIAA Public C tournament at Mennen Arena. A.J. Twist had a goal and two assists for MO-HO-HA (17-4-3), which bounced back fromContinue reading “Feb. 21 roundup: Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown downs Newton-LV”

Shankman’s clutch 3rd lifts Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex to 1st state win since ’15

By Mike Gurnis MORRIS TWP. — With Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex clinging to a one-goal lead in the third period, there was never any panic as Brick Township-Memorial brought the type of pressure one would expect in a state tournament game. The reason for that? Goalie Baylyn Shankman. The sophomore netminder was under siege for virtually the entireContinue reading “Shankman’s clutch 3rd lifts Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex to 1st state win since ’15”

NJSIAA Tournament play-in/1st round schedule for Morris/Sussex teams

PLAY-IN ROUNDPublic BTuesday, Feb. 2217-Vernon at 16-Scotch Plains Fanwood at Warinanco Park, 8:35 p.m.Public CMonday, Feb. 2116-Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex vs. 17-Brick at Mennen Arena, 6:30 p.m.8-Mount Olive-Hopatcong-Hackettstown vs. 25-Newton-Lenape Valley at Mennen Arena, 3 p.m.20-Park Regional at 13-Tenafly-Cresskill at MacKay Park, 8:10 p.m.Tuesday, Feb. 2223-High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny at 10-Marlboro-Holmdel at Howell Ice World, 6 p.m. FIRST ROUNDPublicContinue reading “NJSIAA Tournament play-in/1st round schedule for Morris/Sussex teams”

Morris/Sussex area schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 16

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 Halvorsen Cup final1-Morristown vs. 2-Mendham at Mennen Arena, 5:45 p.m.– Check out a full preview of the game here Charette Cup final1-Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex vs. 3-High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny at Mennen Arena, 7:45 p.m.– Check out a full preview of the game here IndependentRoxbury vs. KJS United at Skylands Ice World, 3:30 p.m. GirlsChatham vs.Continue reading “Morris/Sussex area schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 16”

NJSIAA Tournament seeds and schedule, 2021-22

The NJSIAA Tournament, which is slated to get underway early next week, was seeded on Tuesday morning. The boys tournament will be broken up into four groups: Public A, Public B, Public C (co-op), and Non-Public. There will be on state tournament for the girls this season. Below are the match-ups and schedules for theContinue reading “NJSIAA Tournament seeds and schedule, 2021-22”

Feb. 14 Cup final recap: Morristown-Beard completes three-peat, West Morris continues storybook season

By Mike Gurnis There were some tense moments in the end, but Morristown-Beard has its third-straight Mennen Cup title. It saw a comfortable four-goal advantage trimmed to one in a span of 1:36 in the final two minutes of the game thanks to a natural hat-trick by Morris Knolls-Hills’ Luke Dickerson. But the third-seeded CrimsonContinue reading “Feb. 14 Cup final recap: Morristown-Beard completes three-peat, West Morris continues storybook season”

2nd Charette Cup final preview: Bernards vs. High Point

2ND CHARETTE CUP FINAL 1-Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex (13-3-3) vs. 3-High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny (6-8-3)Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. at Mennen Arena Previous meetings: BSM won the first meeting on Jan. 5, 12-2, before the teams played to a 5-5 tie back on Feb. 5. CUP HISTORYBernards-Somerville-Middlesex– BSM is the defending Charette Cup champion High Point-Wallkill Valley-Kittatinny– This is the firstContinue reading “2nd Charette Cup final preview: Bernards vs. High Point”

15th Halvorsen Cup final preview: Morristown vs. Mendham

15TH HALVORSEN CUP FINAL 1-Morristown (14-4-3) vs. 2-Mendham (9-6-1)Wednesday, 5:45 p.m. at Mennen Arena Previous meetings: Morristown won both meetings this season by equal scores of 4-1 on Dec. 3 and Jan. 28. CUP HISTORYMorristown– Morristown has won two Halvorsen Cups (2011, 2012) and five total cups (Haas in 2001, 2003, and 2004). – ThisContinue reading “15th Halvorsen Cup final preview: Morristown vs. Mendham”