Glen Ridge HS boys lacrosse team advances to South Jersey Group 1 semifinals

Grant Conte looks to pass during action against New Egypt.
Ren DeBartolomeis controls possession during action against New Egypt.

GLEN RIDGE, NJ – Patrick Bronander, Grant Conte, and Ren DeBartolomeis (one assist) each had two goals to lead the second-seeded Glen Ridge High School boys lacrosse team to an 8-4 win over seventh-seeded New Providence in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 1 state tournament May 18 at Watsessing Park.

Tyler Strong had a goal and an assist, Brendan Easter had a goal and Marshall Swett made one save for the Ridgers, who improved to 13-4 and will host No. 6 seed Haddonfield in the semifinals May 22. The other semifinal pits No. 4 Shore at No. 1 Manasquan. The final is May 25.

GRHS posted a 20-0 victory over 15th-seeded New Egypt in the first round May 15 at Watsessing Park. DeBartolomeis had six goals, two assists, and three ground balls, and Conte had three goals, three assists and three ground balls.