Boys Soccer Saturday Scoreboard, 10/6/18
Shore 2, Colts Neck 0
Brandon DeNovaes scored out of a scrum in the first half and Ryan Bongarzone added a 40-yard free-kick strike with four minutes left to lead the Blue Devils (5-8) to a win over the Cougars (4-6).
No. 3 Jackson Memorial 3, No. 5 Freehold Twp. 2
Drew Walenty knocked in the game-winning goal in the 74th minute to break a 2-2 tie and give the Jaguars (10-1) a win over the Patriots (7-3-1) three days after dropping their first game of the season.
Dan Russo scored the first goal of the game and assisted the two other Jackson Memorial goals by Ben Patti to tie the game midway through the second half and Walenty to win it.
Evan Savino drilled a 25-yard free kick and Chris Orrico followed with an early-second-half goal to swing a 1-0 deficit to a 2-1 lead in the Freehold Township's favor early in the second half.
Toms River East 2, No. 10 Manalapan 1
Peter Kozlej buried a 35-yard free kick in the 18th minute and Tyler Paar scored five minutes before halftime to pace the Raiders (6-4) to a win over the Braves (4-5-2).
Mike Kuver scored off a feed from Justin Goldberg in the 74th for Manalapan, which played with 10 men after Gavin Lebright was issued a red card in the 25th minute.
Raritan 5, Middletown South 3
Jake Fortune posted a hat trick and assisted one of Raritan's other two goals to lead the Rockets (5-5) to a crucial win over the Eagles (6-7), which evens up Raritan's record four days before the SCT cutoff.
Connor Smith and Anthony Sparacino each added a goal for Raritan.
Alex Sigua scored two goals for Middletown South while Danny Minze assisted all three. Jonathan Santos scored the other Eagles goal.
No. 4 Ocean 2, Point Boro 0
Jame Schutz and Kirk Jones each scored a goal and Isaac Greenspan picked up the shutout in goal to help the Spartans (11-2) blank the Panthers (5-9) and end Point Boro's five-game winning streak - all of which were shutouts.
Rumson-Fair Haven 2, Brick Memorial 1 (OT)
Evan Quan scored the game-tying goal early in the first half and later added the golden goal in overtime to deliver the Bulldogs (1-9) their first win, which eliminated the Mustangs (4-7-1) from contention for a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.
Ben Drecsler assisted Quan's first goal and Joe Stypa passed the ball back to Quan for the game-winning, 30-yard strike in extra time.
Sean Aubry scored the Brick Memorial goal off a pass from Jake Marren four minutes into the game. Mustangs goalkeeper Trevor Greene later saved a penalty kick to keep the score tied at 1-1.
Marlboro 6, Red Bank 1
Brandon Grine and Jake Schertzer each scored two goals and Grine also dished out two assists to lead the Mustangs (5-4-2) to a win over the Bucs (3-8). Ethan Steinberg and Mitchell Katsman each added a goal for Marlboro, which can clinch a spot in the SCT with either a win or a tie in either of its next two games against Toms River East and Middletown South.
No. 1 Holmdel 3, No. 2 CBA 1
Peter Vassilaskos fired a throw-in that deflected off CBA keeper Eric Wnorowski and into the goal for the winning score and Mark Walier finished his first career goal less than two minutes later to help the Hornets (11-0) upend the Colts (10-3) in a battle of the Shore's top two ranked teams.
Jack Giamanco opened the scoring by one-timing a cross from Eric Hinds into the goal to put Holmdel up 1-0. CBA answered in the 46th when Luke Pascarella knocked in a Joe Lozowski cross.
Anthony Arena did not start but played sparingly and assisted Walier's goal in the 54th minute.
Barnegat 5, Ranney 0
Matt White scored two goals and Ricky Norman a goal and an assist to lead the Bengals (5-4) past the Panthers (5-6) behind five goals by five different players. Connor Costello and Zach Oliver each added a goal in the win.
No. 9 Southern 2, Lacey 0
Kevin Kiernan broke open the scoring with a mid-second-half goal and Ben Hanneman put the game on ice by scoring in the final two minutes as the Rams (6-4-1) snapped a nine-game winning streak by the Lions (9-2) and locked up a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.