June 9, 2021
ALLENTOWN, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Yesterday’s (June 8, 2021) NJSIAA semifinal round of the girls lacrosse South Jersey, Group 2 Tournament was on hold due to lighting and needed to be finished today because of a thunderstorm and the final round being set for tomorrow.
Just as the Allentown and Manasquan girls took the field a clap of thunder was heard putting the game on hold for a half hour. The lacrosse teams were finally able to take the field at 4:18 p.m. when the all clear was given.
The game resumed with 14:32 left in the second half. Score was Allentown 8 and Manasquan 7 when the game resumed.
The game was tied 9-9 as the clock in regulation ran out. Allentown was able to score first in overtime and won the game sending them to the final round tomorrow.
The Allentown girls team will play at Rumson-Fairhaven tomorrow in the final round at 2:00 p.m.
Rumson-Fairhaven is ranked #1 and Allentown is ranked #2
In other Allentown NJSIAA tournament play, Baseball and Softball are both at Colts Neck High School tomorrow both games are set for 2:30 p.m.