Mike Statnigrosh’s goal with 8:16 left in the third period broke a 3-3 tie and give the Manalapan High School hockey team a 4-3 win over visiting Brick Memorial on Monday.
Ben Tartakovsky and Ryan Kirschner scored in the first period to give the Braves a 2-0 lead. But Logan Viducic and John Wardlaw scored within a minute of each other in the second period to tie the game. Branden Kushnir then scored to give Manalapan a 3-2 lead but Matt McDermitt scored for the Mustangs with 1:21 left in the second period to tie the game again.
Goalie Paul Mazza stopped 20 of 23 shots for Manalapan. Andrew Slobiski made 32 saves for Brick Memorial.