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The St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, NJ) varsity lacrosse team won Saturday's home playoff game against Pope John XXIII (Sparta, NJ) by a score of 9-3.

Game Details: 1st Round State Playoffs

This game is a part of the "2018 New Jersey High School Boys Lacrosse State Tournaments - Group A".

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Pope John XXIII10023
St. Joseph Regional13239
Final score provided by J. Rech.
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Box Score Stats

Pope John XXIII (17-18)

St. Joseph Regional (17-18)

0
Offsides
5
Fouls

Game Stats

Pope John XXIII

Scoring

#Athlete NameGoalsAsstPtsSOGSHT%
Team Totals31422.136
4Patrick Hanley (Sr)1015.200
8Ronnie Fox (Sr)0004.000
9Mike Oliva (Jr)0001.000
11Evan Bohman (Sr)0001.000
12Dane Armstrong (So)1013.333
18Keith Johnson (Sr)0112.000
22Jacob Huhn (Jr)0001.000
41M. Zavaglia (So)0001.000
44Sean Carothers (Jr)1014.250
Pope John XXIII

Fielding

#Athlete NameGBINTTAUE
Team Totals35
1Sean Brennan (Fr)5
3Liam Schleer (Sr)4
4Patrick Hanley (Sr)1
6Mike Millar (So)1
8Ronnie Fox (Sr)2
10Anthony Rispoli (Jr)1
12Dane Armstrong (So)5
15Louis Merlino (So)1
18Keith Johnson (Sr)1
21Cosmo Esposito (So)2
32Chris Jhong (Jr)3
38Max Merlino (Sr)3
41M. Zavaglia (So)3
44Sean Carothers (Jr)3
Pope John XXIII

Faceoffs

#Athlete NameFWFAFO%
Team Totals512.417
8Ronnie Fox (Sr)13.333
12Dane Armstrong (So)49.444
Pope John XXIII

Goaltending

#Athlete NameMinGAGAASOG
Team Totals4899.028
38Max Merlino (Sr)4899.028
Pope John XXIII

#Athlete NameSVsSV%SOWLT
Team Totals19.6781
38Max Merlino (Sr)19.6781
Pope John XXIII

Penalties

#Athlete NamePPT
Team Totals506:00
4Patrick Hanley (Sr)101:00
8Ronnie Fox (Sr)102:00
20Matt Emering (Jr)101:00
21Cosmo Esposito (So)101:00
44Sean Carothers (Jr)101:00
St. Joseph Regional has not entered stats for this game.

Game Story

New Jersey High School Lacrosse - St. Joseph Regional overwhelms Pope John XXIII

May 19, 2018: Montvale, NJ 07645

The crowd at Saturday's non-league challenge between the St. Joseph Regional Green Knights (Montvale, NJ) and the visiting Pope John XXIII (Sparta, NJ), saw St. Joseph Regional's lacrosse team achieve victory over Pope John XXIII by a margin of 9-3.

The Green Knights (15-5) will now prepare for their challenge against Seton Hall Prep (West Orange, NJ). The Pirates enter the non-league challenge with a 18-2 record. In their last challenge, Seton Hall Prep was overwhelmed by Summit (Summit, NJ), 9-6, in a league challenge.

Rankings & Records

Pope John XXIII (17-18)

NationalNJ
95569
OverallLeagueHomeAwayWin %League %GFGA
7-100-13-34-7.412.000115148

St. Joseph Regional (17-18)

NationalNJ
44235
OverallLeagueHomeAwayWin %League %GFGA
15-71-08-17-6.6821.000182151

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Pope John XXIII
1.51.61.52.01.06.8
St. Joseph Regional
1.22.11.52.508.3

Pope John XXIII

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St. Joseph Regional

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Team Stat Comparison

Pope John XXIIISt. Joseph Regional
113Goals-
91Assists-
572Ground Balls-
148Goals Against-
8.7Goals Against Average-
816Goalkeeper Minutes-
264Saves-
1Shut Outs-
7Win-
10Loss-

Team Leaders

Pope John XXIIISt. Joseph RegionalNational Avg.
#44 Sean Carothers36Goals
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10
#4 Patrick Hanley22Assists
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6
#12 Dane Armstrong135Ground Balls
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19
#33 Jack Lubertazzi5Goals Against
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29
#26 Patrick O'Leary8.4Goals Against Average
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11.3
#38 Max Merlino758Goalkeeper Minutes
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278
#38 Max Merlino250Saves
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35
#38 Max Merlino1Shut Outs
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1
#38 Max Merlino7Win
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5
#38 Max Merlino10Loss
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3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Pope John XXIII0-1St. Joseph Regional0-1
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
4/7/18Pope John XXIIINorthern Highlands(L) 14-34/5/18St. Joseph RegionalNorthern Highlands(L) 10-3

Record Breakdown

Pope John XXIII (17-18)

St. Joseph Regional (17-18)

7-10
Overall
15-7
0-1
League
1-0
5-7
Non-League
13-7
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
0-1
Common Opponent
0-1
3-3
Home
8-1
4-7
Away
7-6
0-0
Neutral
0-0
0-1
Playoff
1-0
7-10
In-State
14-6
0-0
Out-of-State
1-1