|VIDEO: Pingry wins wild semifinal over Montgomery|
This time, Pingry got the last laugh. And as a result, the Big Blue will get a chance to play for the Somerset County title.
Pingry scored the final two goals of a wild semifinal to defeat Montgomery, 14-13. It was the second one-goal game in less than a week between the two boys' lacrosse squads; Montgomery won the previous meeting in overtime.
George Enman led Pingry with five goals and two assists. Thomas Zusi scored four times, including the game-winner with just over three minutes to play.
Ben Shepard had a huge game for the Big Blue with two goals and six assists. Austin Chang scored twice with an assist, and Jake Moss notched a goal and two assists.
David Metzger and Frankie Dillon split time in net for third-seeded Pingry, each coming up with five saves.
For #2 seed Montgomery, Wyatt Colangelo scored a whopping six goals. Kyle Marrapodi scored four times and added a pair of assists.
Mike Yanovitch had 10 saves for the Cougars, who are 11-3 on the season.
Pingry is now 11-2. The Big Blue will take on top seed, and the #1 team in New Jersey, Bridgewater-Raritan in Saturday's county final. It's a rematch of last year's final, won by Bridgewater as part of its perfect season.
For sports video highlights of this New Jersey and Somerset County Tournament high school boys' lacrosse game, click play in the box at left.