Boys Soccer Wednesday Scoreboard, 10/14/15
Class A North
Howell 3, Middletown South 0
Tyler DiGiovanni, Dylan Dougher and Connor Hansen each scored a goal to help the Rebels (4-7-1, 4-7-1) beat the Eagles (1-10-2, 1-9-1).
No. 4 Freehold Twp. 2, Freehold Boro 0
Chris Hoskins and Adrian Barajas each scored a goal and the Patriots (7-2-3, 7-2-2) beat the crosstown rival Colonials (4-9-1, 2-9-1).
Hoskins ran down a long pass from Mike Maltese over the back line in the seventh minute and scored into an empty net after goalkeeper Jesus Lopez came off his line to defend the ball. Barajas scored in the 42nd off a deflected ball in the box sent in by Mark Fasano.
Mike Christina saved a penalty kick by Andy Rizo in the 79th minute, one of four saves in a shutout effort.
No. 6 Manalapan 1, No. 1 CBA 0
Pio Schiano-Lamoriello scored 5:03 into the game off a cross from Ayush Mittal and the Braves (8-2-1, 8-2-1) held on to shutout the Colts (10-3, 9-2) for the second time this season.
Ethan Shalom saved five shots to earn the shutout and CBA forward Tom Judge hit a shot off the right post in the 16th minute - CBA's closest call in attempting to the game.
Middletown North 6, No. 10 Marlboro 0
Six different players scored a goal, including four in a period of five minutes spanning the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half that sparked the Lions (7-6, 6-6) to a win over the Mustangs (6-5-2, 5-5-2) that clinched Middletown North a spot in the SCT.
Justin McKenna scored the game's first goal in the 38th minute and assisted a goal by Liam McGregor a minute later. Elliot De La Rosa then scored off a pass from Anthony Chiaino seconds before the half later that sent Middletown North to the break with a 2-0 lead.
Chiaino scored three minutes into the second half to stake the Lions to an insurmountable four-goal lead. Erik De La Rosa assisted goals by Kyle Lguarta and Jordan Stratta in the final 15 minutes to cap the scoring.
Class A Central
No. 5 Rumson-Fair Haven 5, Raritan 1
Five different players scored goals and four others assisted them as the Bulldogs (12-1, 10-1) handled the Rockets (3-7-4, 1-6-4). Jamie Martin, Nick Calabrese, Jeremy Nives, Luke Distefano, and Anthony Paolantonio each scored a goal, while Matt Maisto, Sam Sapnar, Martin, Logan O'Connell and Tyler Lubin accounted for the assists.
Chris Medina scored on a pass from Tom Savin to pull Raritan within 2-1 in the 34th minute.
St. John Vianney 3, Manasquan 2
Zach Richards scored two goals and John Caracappa assisted on all three second-half goals as the Lancers (6-7, 5-6) rallied from a two-goal deficit in the final 20 minutes to beat the Warriors (9-6-1, 6-4-1) and keep their SCT hopes alive. Marc Urbealis scored the game-winner in the 76th after Richards tied it with a goal in the 74th.
Tolga Guven gave Manasquan a 1-0 lead in the 16th minute and the Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the 48th on an own goal.
Holmdel 4, Monmouth 0
Leo Nobrega scored a goal and an assist and the Hornets (4-5-5, 3-4-4) beat the Falcons (8-8, 5-6) to remain alive for a Shore Conference Tournament berth. Nick Saizan opened the scoring in the first half on the first of two assists by Justin McStay, and Sean Gross and Dante Marino each added a goal in the second half.
Class B North
No. 3 Wall 1, Neptune 0
Dakota Dobrovich-Fago scored on a pass from Reilly Barcas in the fourth minute and the Crimson Knights (11-0-2, 9-0-2) held on for a shutout win over the Scarlet Fliers (7-9, 3-8), the 12th clean sheet of the season for goalkeeper Nolan Cloney.
No. 7 Ocean 2, No. 8 Colts Neck 0
Marlhens Nasanes broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 65th minute and Santino Harding put the game away with a goal in the final minute to help the Spartans (11-3, 10-1) outlast the Cougars (8-5-1, 6-5-0).
Long Branch 2, Red Bank Catholic 0
Venancio Fernandes and Thomas Sousa each scored a goal and the Green Wave (6-7-1, 4-5-1) beat the Caseys (0-13-1, 0-10-1) to keep its Shore Conference Tournament hopes alive.