From Press staff reports

Sal Avellino took a pass from Nick Lacovara and scored the game-winning goal with 44 seconds left in regulation for the first playoff win in school history on Saturday as No. 8 seed Egg Harbor Township High School edged No. 9 Howell 6-5 in a South Jersey Group IV first-round playoff game.

Kyler Bordonaro and Ryan King each had two goals and as assist for the Eagles. Eagles goalkeeper Christian Custodio made a number of big saves in the fourth and finished with 14 in the game.

EHT will play at top-seeded Southern Regional in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.

Howell 2 1 1 1-5

Egg Harbor Township 1 2 1 2-6

Goals-Dambach, Sherman, Buannic, Paolillo, Ornstein H; Bordonaro (2), King (2), Houghton, Avellino EHT.

Goalies-Custodio (14) EHT.

Records-Howell 11-8; EHT 14-5.

Can't get enough High School sports? Get the latest scores, game highlights and analysis delivered to your inbox each week!

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.