Boys Soccer Thursday Scoreboard, 10/12/17
Class A North
No. 1 CBA 4, Neptune 1
Four players scored a goal and the Colts (15-2, 12-1) rolled to a win over the Scarlet Fliers (4-8, 3-8) to clinch the outright Class A North championship for the third straight season. Joe Lozowski, Luke Pascarella, George Gosden and Kevin Brennan each scored a goal for CBA.
Dylan Schembri scored Neptune's goal to trim CBA's lead to 2-1 in the second half.
Colts Neck 6, Marlboro 1
Jayson Visco recorded a hat trick and the Cougars (4-9-1, 3-9-1) coasted past the Mustangs (0-13-2, 0-11-2). Michael Ricciardi, Paul Tepedino and Santos Martinez each added a goal in the win, with Martinez adding an assist as well.
Justin Kleeger scored the Marlboro goal.
Manalapan 2, No. 4 Freehold Twp. 1
Ryan Caruso and Mike Schimbeno each scored and the Braves (5-6-3, 5-5-3) held off the Patriots (10-5, 9-4). Caruso flicked in a header on a Justin Goldberg free kick in the 23th minute and grabbed a 2-0 lead when Schimbeno headed in a cross from James La Spina in the 41st minute.
Alex Langa scored to cut the Freehold Township lead to 2-1 in the 78th minute.
No. 9 Freehold Boro 2, No. 3 Howell 1
Cam Elslager connected on a free kick in the 87th minute for his second golden goal in the last three games and the Colonials (8-7-1, 7-5-1) edged the Rebels (8-4-1, 8-4-1) in an A North overtime battle.
Goalkeeper Brendan Duffy came up with a big save earlier in the overtime period to keep the game going.
Jake Brower scored the first Freehold Boro goal in the 13th minute after gathering a rebound on an initial shot by Abel Herrera.
Howell pulled even in the 46th when Mike Anello finished off a through ball from Dylan Dougher.
Class A Central
No. 2 Holmdel 8, St. John Vianney 0
Justin McStay scored four goals and Matt Leon added a hat trick to lead the Hornets (12-1, 11-0) past the Lancers (2-10-1, 2-9-1). Anthony Arena also added a goal in the win.
Rumson-Fair Haven 2, Red Bank 1
Jeremy Nives scored the game winning goal in the second half and the Bulldogs (10-3-1, 7-3-1) pulled out a win over the Bucs (1-13, 1-10). George Sellig scored the equalizer for Rumson on a penalty kick.
Raul Rodriguez gave Red Bank a 1-0 lead off a pass from Ian Birn.
Raritan 2, Matawan 2
T.J. Botoute scored two goals for Matawan (5-5-2, 4-5-2), but it was not enough to put away the Rockets (6-4-3, 4-4-3) in a draw between the two A Central rivals. Jake Fortune and Nick Bavaro scored the two Raritan goals.
Class A South
No. 5 Jackson Memorial 2, Central 1
Dan Russo scored on a free kick in the 78th minute to break a 1-1 tie and the Jaguars (14-2-1, 11-2-1) beat the Golden Eagles (1-13, 1-13) to clinch the outright Class A South championship for the first time since 2012.
Dylan Greenblatt scored in the 62nd minute to give Jackson Memorial a 1-0 lead before Mike Cambra answered for Central three minutes later.
Toms River East 2, Southern 1
Santino Celebre scored the golden goal in overtime and the Raiders (6-6-1, 6-6-1) topped the Rams (7-6-1, 6-5-1) to officially qualify for the Shore Conference Tournament. Pete Kozlej gave Toms River East a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute.
Class B North
Long Branch 2, Monmouth 0
Juan Carlos Merino scored in the 13th minute and Renan Azevedo added a penalty kick in he 59th to lead the Green Wave (11-4, 9-4) past the Falcons (9-7, 7-6) for the second time this season.
Manasquan 6, Red Bank Catholic 2
Dulio Guerro scored a pair of goals and the Warriors (5-9-1, 4-8-1) coasted to a win over the Caseys (3-12, 1-12). Matt Drake, Anthony Lingo, Frank Manno and Chris Capone also added a goal each in the win.
No. 6 Ocean 3, Wall 1
Andrew Shaw, Mark Mauro and Steve Carton each scored a goal and the Spartans (12-2, 12-1) took down the Crimson Knights (7-8, 6-7) for their ninth straight win.
Middletown South 3, Middletown North 1
Tyler Jerome scored in the fifth minute off a pass from Danny Minze to open the scoring and Alex Sigua and Matt Glynn each scored in the second half to lead the Eagles (9-5-1, 7-5-1) to their second win of the season over the Lions (8-8, 5-8).
Sigua's goal put Middletown South ahead, 2-0, in the 60th minute before Ryan Binn answered with a goal off a feed from Liam McGregor. Glynn effectively ended the game with an insurance goal in the 79th minute.