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Brick Township High School’s Tyler Huizing plows through the butterfly portion of the 200-yard individual medley race during the Ocean County swimming championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River on Jan. 9. See story, page 14. CHRIS KELLY staff

Both high schools have good shot at NJSIAA hockey quarterfinals

BY WAYNE WITKOWSKI Staff Writer It’s more than a rivalry this time around. For the first time in recent years, the midseasonmatch up between Brick Memorial and Brick Township high schools slated for Jan. 11 at the Ocean Ice Palace pitted two teams enjoying great starts that are likely to qualify for the NJSIAA Tournament. …

Mat Rats update

Dan Rackliffe at 76 pounds and Cliff Ruggiero at 122 pounds pinned both of their opponents as Brick Recreation Mat Rats I swept Bayshore Youth Athletic Association I, 53- 39, and Hazlet, 70-24, in recent Jersey Shore Junior League action. Kyle Marino (72 pounds) scored a pin and a major decision, and Brian Alexander (56), …

Mat Rats update

Kyle Marino pinned both opponents at 72 pounds, while Dan Rackliffe at 78 pounds, Brian Matthews at 107 and heavyweight Nick Zbranak raised their records to 60 as the unbeaten Brick Recreation Mat Rats I swept both matches in the Jersey Shore Junior Wrestling League at Stafford. The double-dual meet was rescheduled from last month …