Boys Soccer Saturday Scoreboard, 9/9/17
Class A South
No. 9 Toms River North 2, Toms River East 1 (OT)
Senior Alex Poll headed in the tying goal with 12 seconds left in regulation and classmate Jack Butz slammed home the golden goal in the 3rd minute of overtime to give the Mariners (1-0, 1-0) a wild win over the Raiders (1-1, 1-1) in their season-opener.
Riley DeFeis played the ball into the box from 30 yards out and Poll flicked a header over oncoming Toms River East goalkeeper Steve Cosentino. Toms River North carried the momentum into overtime and after keeping the ball in the Raiders end of the field, Butz lined up a bouncing ball off a corner kick by DeFeis and ripped it to the upper right of the netting for the winning.
Junior Logan Romero gave Toms River East a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 21st minute. Within a minute, Butz nearly tied the game on a 22-yard free kick, but his shot clanged off the crossbar.
Brick 0, Jackson Liberty 0
Sophomore goalkeeper Riley Fahnholz recorded his second straight shutout, but the Lions (1-1-1) settled for a scoreless draw with the Green Dragons (0-1-1).
Jackson Memorial 4, Freehold Boro 1
Junior Joe Schlageter scored two goals and the Jaguars (2-0) scored four consecutive times after falling in a 1-0 hole to beat the Colonials (1-2).
Sophomore Dan Russo and junior Andrew Keating also scored a goal apiece, with Keating also contributing an assist. Sophomore Ed Jacoby also chipped in an assist in the win.
Senior Jake Brower gave Freehold Boro a 1-0 lead 12 minutes into the match by knocking in a cross from sophomore Phil Franco.
Shore 3, Donovan Catholic 1
Junior Taylor Souza scored two goals within a minute of one another to break a 1-1 tie midway through the second half and the Blue Devils (1-2) upended the Griffins (0-2) for their first win of the season.
Junior Ryan Bongarzone opened the scoring for Shore in the first half on a pass from Leo Montesinos and later assisted Souza’s second goal. Senior Jeremy Lang assisted Souza’s first goal.
Senior Anthony Scotto tied the game for Donovan Catholic on a pass from senior Oliver Nora.
Pinelands 2, No. 8 Southern 1 (OT)
Senior Cade Sundermann converted a penalty kick in the final minute of the first overtime and the Wildcats (2-0) nipped the Rams (0-1) to win their second straight game to open the season. Junior Kieran Sundermann drew the foul in the penalty box to set up his older brother for the winner.
Pinelands played with a man advantage for the entire overtime after Southern senior standout Ethan Leming was sent off with a straight red card at the end of regulation.
Junior Anthony Diaz scored the equalizer in the 45th minute on a pass from freshman John Hart.
Freshman John Paul Prosperi gave Southern a 1-0 lead in the final minute of the first half on a pass from junior Corey Galloway.
Monmouth 10, Ranney 0
Senior Joel Burgos scored five goals in the first half and junior Brian Waltsak added three for the game as the Falcons (2-1) routed the Panthers (1-1). Burgos scored four goals in an opening-day win over Keyport and has nine in three games top open the year.
Wall 3, St. Rose 0
Sophomore Tagg Ancrum scored on a direct kick 59 seconds into the match to ignite the Crimson Knights (2-0) to a win over the rival Purple Roses (1-1).
Junior John Volpe scored his second goal in as many games in the 25th minute, with junior John Vacarro setting him up with the assist. Junior Riley Powers capped the scoring in the 54th minute.
Mater Dei Prep at Marlboro – PPD
Middletown North 1, Westfield 0
Senior Liam McGregor scored on a feed from Ryan Rhatigan in the 18th minute and the Lions (2-0) held off the Blue Devils (1-1-1) to pick up an impressive non-conference win.
No. 1 Holmdel 7, Woodbridge 1
Junior Anthony Arena recorded his second straight hat trick and the Hornets (3-0) coasted to a win over the Barons to become the Shore’s first three-win team. Arena scored two of Holmdel’s five first-half goals and also assisted a goal by junior Joe Arena – who in turn assisted one of Anthony’s goals.
Senior Cyrus Davish added a goal and an assist while seniors Mikey Neff and Matt Leon each chipped in a goal for Holmdel.
Neptune 3, Colonia 1
Junior Mickenna Church scored a goal and an assist and the Scarlet Fliers (1-1) topped the Patriots for their first win of the season. Senior Dylan Schembri and sophomore Ryan Gannon also added a goal each for Neptune.
No. 5 CBA 3, Peddie 2 (OT)
Junior Domonic Bellomo scored the golden goal on a pass from senior Kevin Brennan in the 93rd minute and the Colts (3-0) rallied from a 2-0 second-half deficit to take down Peddie and win their third straight to open the season.
Bellomo also scored the equalizer in the 63rd minute, which came 10 minutes after sophomore Luke Pascarella cut Peddie’s lead to 2-1 on an assist from junior Jack Hempstead.
West Windsor-Plainsboro South at Brick Memorial – Cancelled