Mount Olive High School beat Parsippany Regional in varsity ice hockey on Thursday, January 31. The final score was 5-4. The game was played at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morris Township
The Mount Olive Marauders had pulled ahead 3-0 by the second period. But Parsippany Regional made a mighty comeback in the third period that fell short.
Parsippany Regional is participating in its inaugural season (2012/2013). The ice hockey team consists of players from Parsippany Hills High School and Parsippany High School. It was decided to merge the two teams because of low turn out of eligible players at both schools. The Parsippany Hills Vikings and the Parsippany Red Hawks have a long storied rivalry but have learned to work together for the sport of ice hockey.
The coaching staff of Parsippany Regional contains personnel from both high schools.
Parsippany Regional’s record so far this season is 9-7-0.
Mount Olive’s record so far this season is 15-2-2. Mount Olive High School is located in Mount Olive Township in north west Morris County.