Boys Soccer Thursday Scoreboard, 10/9/14
Class A North
Freehold 0, No. 7 CBA 0
CBA goalkeeper David Krall and his Freehold counterpart, Jesus Lopez, each pitched a shutout over 100 minutes and both the Colts (8-3-1, 8-3-1) and the Colonials (4-6-2, 4-6-1) continued their respective unbeaten streaks. CBA is now unbeaten over their last seven games (6-0-1), while Freehold has not lost over its last four (3-0-1).
No. 8 Middletown North 3, No. 5 Freehold Twp. 2 (OT)
Ryan Harmon scored the tying goal with four minutes left in regulation and the golden goal in the 94th minute as the Lions (6-4-2, 6-3-2) overcame a two-goal deficit with five minutes left in regulation to stun the Patriots (7-4, 7-4). John Maxted scored the equalizer in the 75th minute before Harmon struck for his first goal a minute later, sending the game into overtime.
Chase Berkowitz and Toom O'Donnell each scored on headers for Freehold Township, both of which came in the first 20 minutes of the game.
Howell 1, Marlboro 1
Howell senior Leroy Anderson and Marlboro junior Jacob Bordman traded goals and the Rebels (2-8-2, 2-7-2) and the Mustangs (5-6-1, 4-6-1) battled to a draw. Bordman scored the equalizer nine minutes into the second half after Anderson broke open the scoring in the 18th minute.
No. 2 Manalapan 2, Middletown South 0
Robbie Pratka opened the scoring in style with a bicycle kick finish in the fifth minute and the Braves (9-1-1, 8-1-1) shutout the Eagles (1-12, 1-10), who have not scored since beating CBA on Sept. 15, a string of nine games.
Dan Natoli scored the second Manalapan goal off a pass from Mitchell Volis. Rocky Garretson earned the assist on Pratka's goal.
Class A Central
St. John Vianney 1, Matawan 0
Davin Eugenio converted a penalty kick in the 21st minute and the Lancers (5-3, 5-3) held on to beat the Huskies (9-3, 7-3) and pull even with Matawan in the loss column in the Class A Central division race.
Manasquan 1, Monmouth 0
Enrique Perez scored off a pass from Beau Bradley in the 53rd minute and the Warriors (8-5-1, 5-3-1) topped the Falcons (7-7, 4-5) to move a game closer to Matawan in the Class A Central race.
Holmdel 0, Rumson-Fair Haven 0
Sophomore Markar Krikorian saved 32 shots to match Holmdel junior Tyler Marchiano in a shutout effort as the Hornets (5-6-1, 5-4-1) and the Bulldogs (4-6-2, 4-3-2) battled to a draw.
Class A South
Toms River East 5, Southern 4 (OT)
Josh Sommerer scored the game-tying and game-winning goals to cap a hat trick as the Raiders (5-5-2, 5-4-2) climbed back to .500 by overcoming a 4-1 halftime deficit and beating the Rams (4-9, 2-9) in overtime. Sommerer scored with less than two minutes left in regulation to pull Toms River East even at 4 and scored the golden goal in the fifth minute of overtime off a pass from Alessio Rea.
Chris Varga and Alessio Rea each scored a goal for Toms River East, with Rea scoring the opening goal of the game in the 14th minute. Southern then scored four unanswered goals to close the first half before Sommerer opened the second half with a goal in the 47th minute to cut the deficit to 4-2. Varga scored 39 seconds later to make it 4-3.
Gavin Dougherty scored two goals for Southern, tying the game at 1 in the 15th minute and capping the four-goal run with a penalty kick. Andrew Torre assisted the first goal by Dougherty and also set up Kyle Montesano's goal that put Southern ahead, 2-1, in the 17th minute. Dougherty also added an assist for Southern, setting up an R.J. Myles goal in the 36th to make it 3-1.
Class B North
Colts Neck 5, Neptune 0
Kevin Murch scored a goal to go with two assists and the Cougars (7-5, 6-3) handled the Scarlet Fliers (1-11-1, 0-10-0). Logan Thomson also added a goal and an assist, while Kevin Colonna, Taylor Demick and Michael Martinho each scored a goal in the win.
No. 9 Wall 2, Long Branch 0
Brendan Barcas scored two goals in the first 5:42 of the game and the Crimson Knights (8-3-1, 6-2-1) and goalkeeper Jack Wishart held on to shut out the Green Wave (7-5, 4-4) to move back into a first-place tie with Ocean in Class B North.
Barcas stole the ball near midfield, carried the ball into the 18-yard box, and fired a 12-yard shot to the upper left of the goal 31 seconds into the match to open the scoring. He then scored off a pass from Zach Hetzel a little more than five minutes later.
No. 6 Red Bank 2, Red Bank Catholic 1