How they got here:Â No. 3 Scotch Plains-Fanwood (17-2) defeated Plainfield 5-1, in the quarterfinals.Â John MurphyÂ highlighted the victory with two goals and an assist, whileÂ Patrick EllmanÂ added a goal and an assist. Ellman shined again in the semifinals when the Raiders knocked off Cranford, 4-0. He had a goal and two assists, while Murphy andÂ Tommy DevizioÂ added a goal and an assist apiece.
No. 10 Westfield (13-3-2) defeated Dayton, 1-0, behind a goal fromÂ Joseph Contreras AguirreÂ in the quarterfinals. In the semis, the Blue Devils ran into Elizabeth and won in PKs, 5-4.Â Kevin ReinhardÂ hit the game-winning PK, whileÂ Cullen BirkelÂ earned the shutout.
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