The Lacey Township High School boys lacrosse team earned a first-round upset win Wednesday, beating Holmdel 12-10 in the South Jersey Group II tournament.

Lacey, seeded 10th, scored six goals in the fourth quarter to mount a comeback against seventh-seeded Holmdel.

Dylan Vitale and JoeCarlo Chimenti led the Lions (9-6) with three goals. Dom Waltonwoski scored twice and Justin Covey made 13 saves. Ryan Giles, Chris Augustine, Jared Lotruglio and Brett Spafford also scored.

Dan Bunting and Dan Tempone scored three apiece for Holmdel (12-7). Four other players added goals and Nick Tuccillo made 10 saves.

Lacey will play at second-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven in the quarterfinals Saturday.

South Jersey Group II first round

Ocean City 14,

Jackson Liberty 1

Jake Schneider led the top-seeded Red Raiders with five goals, while Marty Cattie, Christian Kuhn and Trent Laveson added two goals apiece. Kunh had a game-high six assists, while Laveson added two assists.

Cattie became only the third Ocean City player to reach the 100-goal mark for his career.

Ocean City is No. 7 in the Press Elite 11. Goaltender Charlie Dahl made nine saves. The Red Raiders improved to 16-4.

Max Matthies scored Jackson Liberty’s lone goal. The Lions (4-14) were seeded 16th. The Red Raiders will host No. 8-seeded Somerville in the quarterfinals Saturday.

Wall Township 17,

Lower Cape May Regional 4

Wall Township scored 10 goals in the first half en route to its South Group II first round victory over Lower Cape May Regional. Wall was the No. 3 seed in the tournament, while the Caper Tigers were seeded 14th.

The Caper Tigers’ Chase Mendyk led the team with three goals, while Branden Smith added one goal. Joey Smith had an assist.

Lower’s goaltender Harrison Clark made 11 saves. Lower fell to 5-10.

Mike McIntyre led Wall (13-4) with six goals and three assists, while Tim O’Hern added four goals. Rylie Peters and Jack Textor scored two goals each.


Wildwood Catholic 192,

Wildwood 221

Taylor Ohntrup shot a 41, while Dennis Libro shot a 48 for the Crusaders at the par-36 Shore Club. Ohntrup had a birdie on the fifth hole and Libro both had a birdie on the ninth hole. Jared Hopping (49) and Mat Capozzoli (54) were the other top scorers for Wildwood Catholic (3-14).

Jaxon Tomlin led the Warriors with a 53, while Jared Lopez shot a 54. Divad Reyes (57) and Ahmed Benmiled (57) also scored for Wildwood (3-12).

Pennsville 174,

Wildwood 221

Jaxon Tomlin led the Warriors with a 53, while Jared Lopez shot a 54. Divad Reyes (57) and Ahmed Benmiled (57) also scored for Wildwood (3-12).

Alex Pendleton shot a 38, while J.B. Chambers shot a 42. Aiden Chambers (46) and Dayne Depew (48) also scored for Pennsville (11-4).

Mainland Regional 174,

Bridgeton 264

Michael Mitnick led the Mustangs (11-7) with a 37, while teammate Camille O’Halloran shot a 41 at the par-34 Linwood Country Club. Mainland’s other scorers were Riley Mostecki (46) and Madeline Kent (5).

The Bulldogs’ David Rodriquez shot a 60, while Richard Haiden shot a 64. Eric Carrasco shot a 58 as Bridgeton fell to 0-17.

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