New Jersey Top 10
|1||Christian Brothers Academy||1||6||0||1|
|3||Don Bosco Prep||2||2||1||1|
|6||Seton Hall Prep||7||0||0||3|
|8||St. Augustine Prep||8||1||3||1|
1-Christian Brothers Academy (6-0-1) – The Colts staged an impressive two-goal third period rally last week on goals by Zachary Wagnon and Colin Grable in forging a 3-3 tie against second-ranked Don Bosco Prep. The Lincroft squad followed with consecutive 5-1 verdicts over Pope John and Middletown North. Next puck drop is Feb. 8 against fifth-ranked Gordon Conference foe Delbarton.
2-Bergen Catholic (4-1-0) – Ryan Henry finished with 41 saves and Aram Minnetian struck for a pair of goals as the then sixth-ranked Crusaders forged a 4-2 victory over previously second-ranked Don Bosco Prep on Feb. 5. Minnetian delivered a hat trick for the Crusaders two days later in a 3-1 win over Ridge. Bergen Catholic, winner of four straight, is slated to skate next against the Hun School on Feb. 15.
3-Don Bosco Prep (2-1-1) – The Ironmen, who built a two-goal lead before settling for a 3-3 draw with top-ranked Christian Brothers, fired 43 shots on goal but suffered a 4-2 setback against then sixth-ranked Bergen Catholic on Feb. 5. Forwards Ryan Fine and Connor Sedlak have combined for 11 of the team’s 23 goals. Up next is a road trip south to play eighth-ranked St. Augustine on Feb. 9.
4-Gloucester Catholic (2-1-0) – Gloucester Catholic prevailed over South Jersey rival and eighth-ranked St. Augustine Prep on the strength of two goals from Ryan Talorico on Feb. 4. The Rams, who staged a 3-2 triumph over then-No. 3 Bergen Catholic to open the winter season, got a goal from Mike Hoffner along with 23 saves from Zach McErlain in a hard-fought 3-1 loss to No. 1 CBA on Jan. 27.
5-Delbarton (1-0-0)- The Green Wave have been off the ice due to Covid-19 protocol since a 3-0 victory over Chatham on Jan. 21. Trip Pendy had a pair of goals in that Delbarton win. The Morris County squad is slated to take to the ice next to play top-ranked Christian Brothers in a key Gordon Conference faceoff on Feb. 8.
6-Seton Hall Prep (0-0-3) – The Pirates mounted an impressive rally and got the equalizer when Hudson Rocheville scored off assists from Ryan Rodrigues and Dale Campbell in a 3-3 tie with Princeton Day on Feb. 4. In their previous game Seton Hall again rallied as Thomas Klochkov scored with 24.8 seconds left to finish 2-2 against No. 8 St. Augustine. Seton Hall plays Feb. 8 against St. Peter’s Prep and Feb. 10 against Delbarton.
7-Morristown-Beard (1-1-1) – Seth Kaplan converted on a feed from Kareem Alazem with just under two minutes remaining in the game to help the Crimson rally for a 3-3 tie against sixth-ranked Seton Hall Prep. Morristown-Beard looks to earn its second Mennen Division win when it battles Chatham on Feb. 12.
8-St. Augustine Prep (1-3-1) – Deaglan Kelly and Christian Rapattoni scored and Matt Lynch halted 27 shots but it was not enough in a 5-2 loss against fourth-ranked Gloucester Catholic in a battle of the South Jersey powers last week. In its previous game Kelly scored twice to give the Hermits a lead before playing to 3-3 tie with seventh-ranked Seton Hall. Next up is Feb. 9 against No. 3 Don Bosco.
9-Lakeland (5-0-1) – Tristan Davison, Joey Cole and Joey Wogisch all scored while Ben Kopacki made 10 saves in a 3-0 win over Ramapo on Feb. 6. As for being a playmaker, senior Brendan Davison has collected 11 assists for the Lancers. Lakeland looks to extend its unbeaten streak with scheduled back-to-back games against Feb. 12 and 14.
10-Morris Knolls/Hills (2-1-1) – The Eagles faced consecutive battles against Mennen Division rival Randolph last week and came through in good shape. The two skated to a 5-5 tie on Feb. 3 before Dylan Idland connected twice and Aidan Marin stopped 15 of 16 shots in a 4-1 victory two days later against Randolph. Andrew Ryan leads Morris Knolls in scoring with eight points (4-4).