NJ boys lacrosse power rankings (4/10/12)
Boys lacrosse power rankings
Justin Higgins and Scott Beida pace the offense while Evan Mock and goalie Zach Jones lead the way for a hard-nosed defense. Winning streak now at 19 games.
Rutgers-bound attackman Nick Kilkowski netted four goals and five other Hilltoppers also scored in 9-7 win Saturday against St. Joseph of Philadelphia. Battles Cold Spring Harbor of Long Island Thursday at home.
Rob Orazietti has collected 10 goals to direct a balanced offense and Tyler Batesko has contributed smart, steady play to a rugged defensive unit. Important Gibbs Division game Saturday at Glen Ridge.
The Green Wave stood tall Saturday in 10-9 loss to powerhouse St. Anthony of Long Island behind the offensive play of Connor Bilby and John Shaffer and the faceoff work of junior Austin Williams. Has another tough out-of-state clash Saturday vs. Georgetown Prep.
Sophomore David Gill continues to provide strong faceoff work and Kyle Howard-Johnson and Sam Carson engineer a balanced offense. Thomas Stephan and his defensive crew have been on the mark.
Senior middie Chris Sawyer banged in three goals and senior goalie Jake Andersen knocked away 10 shots Saturday in Red Devils' convincing 9-5 win over talented Ridgewood. Interesting test ahead Saturday at Ridge.
Jake Allard sank three goals Saturday in 9-5 loss to Hunterdon Central as the Maroons lost a second straight game. But don't forget their thrilling opening-season win over Delbarton.
Senior attackman Connor Meth has gunned in 15 goals and sophomore attackman J.T. Palladino has scored 13 to power the offense. They'll look for goals Thursday against No. 5 Chatham.
Junior Nick Spitaletta has directed a balanced attack while veterans Jameson Smith and Colin Goldstein provide scoring punch out of the midfield. Face Mountain Lakes Saturday at home in rematch of 2011 Group 1 final won by the Ridgers.
|10||Don Bosco Prep||1-0||9||
Offensive standouts Max Allen and Conor Scavone and defenseman Brian Kittredge are back in action Tuesday afternoon against Northern Highlands after nine-day hiatus.
Versatile Patrick Karole, a standout on both sides of the ball, and attackman Mark Phillips have been reliable leaders in the early going. Junior attackman Matt Lane is always a threat.
Senior attackman Steven Delargy has tossed in 17 goals and takes a 12-game scoring streak into the Colonials game Wednesday against Cranford. This team is a couple bounces shy of being 4-1.
Kevin Wanke, Alec Mikrut, Jeff Garinger and Brian Papsin each netted two goals Saturday last week in 9-8 victory over Immaculata. Key Skyland Conference game awaits Friday at Moorestown.
Marauders opened season with surprising win over Hillsborough and have coasted ever since behind the scoring of senior attackman Connor Buoye and the steady goalkeeping of senior Brandyn Merkle.
|15||St. Joseph (Metuchen)||2-1||13||
Ed Lubowicki, Doug Bauer, Patrick Kellish and goalie Harry Burke look to revive the troops after sobering 17-5 loss Saturday to Mountain Lakes. Falcons can redeem themselves Saturday against solid Seton Hall Prep team.