Both the boys’ and girls’ teams won conference championships this season by winning their respective conference tournaments, according to nj.com.
The boys’ team defeated South Brunswick, 2-0, in the tournament final on Saturday at Woodbridge High School.
The girls’ team defeated Old Bridge, 2-1, in the tournament final, also on Saturday and also at Woodbridge.
Both East Brunswick teams entered seeded No. 1 and didn’t allow a goal through three rounds of the tournament.
In the quarterfinals of the boys’ tournament, the Bears defeated Timothy Christian, 3-0, in the quarterfinals. Goals came from Keysean Brant-Sharp, Alex Mora and Luke Smalley. Brant-Sharp also had two assists. Goalie Dennis Kotenko made three saves to preserve the shutout.
East Brunswick advanced to the finals with a 2-0 win over Monroe. Both goals were scored in the second half, and came from Joey Gudzak and Alex Mora. Adam Rosa had an assist. Goalie Dennis Kotenko made five saves in the win.
In the final, East Brunswick scored in each half, with Keysean Brant-Sharp and Joey Gudzak accounting for the goals. Goalie Dennis Kotenko made five stops.
South Brunswick goalie Erich Kaiser made seven saves.
South Brunswick came into the tournament as the No. 3 seed.
In the quarterfinals, South Brunswick downed Old Bridge, 4-1. Goals came from Tommy Dorsay, Kyle Goodwin and Harrison Kudwitt. Goodwin and Kudwitt each also had an assist. Goalie Erich Kaiser made seven saves.
South Brunswick advanced to the final with a 3-1 win over Edison. Jorge De la bandera led the way with two goals, as each team scored all their goals in the second half. Kyle Goodwin had three assists. Goalie Erich Kaiser made three saves in the win.
In the quarterfinals of the girls’ tournament, the Bears shut out Spotswood, 4-0. Sydney Rosa led the way with two goals, followed by Gabrielle DiLiberto and Carla LaRocca, who each had one. Kaitlin Roughan had two assists. Goalie Gabriella Benzillo made one save.
East Brunswick advanced to the final with a 1-0 win over Bishop Ahr. Gabriella DiLiberto netted the game-winner in the second half, with an assist from Katherine McCulley. Goalie Alex Kalafor made four saves.
Old Bridge advanced to the final with a 2-1 win over South Brunswick, on goals from Ashley Cafarella and Lauren Colletti.
Rebecca Michael scored for South Brunswick in that game. Cagnie Antzcak provided the assist.
East Brunswick fell behind, 1-0, at halftime in the finals. The Bears rallied with two goals from Sydney Rosa in the second half to pick up the win and the championship.
In the quarterfinals, Old Bridge defeated J.P. Stevens, 9-2.
South Brunswick advanced to the semifinals with a 3-2 overtime win over Monroe. Goals came from Cagnie Antczak, Taylor Brantley and Samantha Stojanovski. Goalie Sydney Schneider made five saves.
Edison 41, East Brunswick 0: East Brunswick fell to 2-6 on the season, according to nj.com. The Bears visit Piscataway Friday night, 7 p.m. It is the final game before the cutoff date. On Sunday, East Brunswick will learn its consolation game opponent. The Bears will wrap the season up on Thanksgiving Day at home against Old Bridge.