Boys Soccer Friday Scoreboard, 9/7/18
No. 4 Jackson Memorial 8, Manalapan 2
Junior Dan Russo rung up a hat trick and classmate Ben Schnaak tallied a pair of goals to lead the Jaguars (3-0) to a second lop-sided win in as many days, this time over the Braves (0-2).
Senior Drew Walenty added a goal and senior Joe Schlageter dished out three assists for Jackson Memorial.
Matawan 3, Ranney 0
Junior Marcelo Colonna opened up the season with a hat trick and the Huskies blanked the Panthers. Mal Mehari and Chris Dietrich each contributed an assist in the win.
Middletown North 2, Long Branch 1
Sophomore Alex Perez scored the tying goal in the 62nd minute and junior Pete Angelucci converted the game-winning penalty kick in the 68th to cap a comeback win for the Lions (2-0) over the Green Wave (0-2). Perez scored his goal on an assist from Joe Stiso.
Senior Stiviny Silva scored his fourth goal in two games to stake Long Branch to a 1-0 lead 4:33 into the match, with senior Jose Herrera setting up the goal.
No. 3 Ocean 3, Middletown South 1
Santieno Harding scored all three of his goals in the second half and the Spartans rallied from a one-goal halftime deficit to beat the Eagles.
Junior Jack Obszarny scored on a Jonathan Santos assist to give Middletown South a 1-0 first-half lead.
Monmouth 4, Mater Dei Prep 0
Senior Brian Waltsak recorded a hat trick on three assists from classmate David Lopes and freshman Ethan Wallace scored his first career goal off a feed from classmate Kaan Pehlivan as the Falcons (2-0) blanked the Seraphs (0-1) for their second straight win to open the season.
Manasquan 1, Brick Memorial 0 (OT)
Junior Brady Barry scored the golden goal in the 13th minute of overtime and the Warriors (1-0) edged the Mustangs (1-1) to pick up a win in their opener.
Junior Frank Manno beat his man along the end-line and crossed it across the mouth of the goal. Senior Matt Drake threw off the defense with a dummy and Barry positioned himself for the strong finish.
Junior Joe Weinstein saved five shots to earn the shutout in his debut with Manasquan. Weinstein started for most of his freshman season at Jackson Memorial before missing most of his sophomore season due to injury and transferring to Manasquan ahead of the current season.