Boys Soccer Thursday Scoreboard, 9/19/19
Class A North
No. 5 Marlboro 2, Howell 1
Mike Steinberg scored off a set-up from fellow senior Max Shushkovsky to break a 1-1 tie five minutes before halftime and the Mustangs (6-0, 4-0) held on to beat the Rebels (1-6, 0-4) and continue their unbeaten start.
Senior Noah Rosen opened the scoring in the third minute, when he intercepted a pass in the Marlboro third and took it in for the score. Howell evened things up in the 31st on a goal by senior Mike Anello off a feed from classmate Kyle Clark.
Long Branch 3, Manalapan 1
Senior Patrick O'Dwyer scored two goals and senior Eryck Lazo added another to lead the Green Wave (2-3-1, 2-1-0) past the Braves (0-5, 0-3). Senior Mike Schimbeno converted a penalty kick for Manalapan's lone goal.
Middletown South 0, No. 3 CBA 0
The Eagles (3-3-1, 1-2-1) picked up a road draw against the Colts (3-2-1, 1-2-1) - CBA's third straight A North match without a victory for the first time since 2014.
Class A Central
Monmouth 3, Raritan 2 (OT)
Senior Mason Martelloni tied the game with a penalty kick in the 70th minute and won it with a golden goal early in the second overtime as the Falcons (7-1, 2-1) rallied to beat the Rockets (3-3, 1-2).
Sophomore Ethan Wallace fired a shot on frame to initiate the winning sequence and Martelloni finished the rebound after a save by junior goalkeeper Gavin Hersey.
Diego Ibarra scored off a pass from Kaan Pehlivan early in the second half to open the scoring but Raritan responded with two consecutive goals.
Lorenzo Leonardi tied the game off a pass from fellow junior Tim Connell and junior Logan Amoedo gave Raritan the lead with a goal off an assist from senior Joe Seber.
No. 6 Manasquan 4, Shore 0
Senior Drew Greenblatt and junior Tommy Johnson each scored two goals and the Warriors (3-3, 2-1) handled the Blue Devils (1-5-1, 0-3-0) to snap their three-game skid.
Greenblatt settled a cross from senior Frank Manno and finished for the first goal of the game in the fifth minute. He then chipped a pass to Johnson, who toe-poked it past the goalkeeper in the 15th minute.
Greenblatt made it 3-0 five minutes into the second half by knocking the ball out of a scramble and into the net after senior Rich Maloney headed the ball to the the far post. Johnson capped the scoring off a pass from junior Simon Cardenas.
No. 1 Holmdel 2, Rumson-Fair Haven 1
Senior Jack Giamanco scored the equalizer midway through the first half and the game-winner in the 52nd minute to help the Hornets (7-0, 4-0) rally for a win over the Bulldogs (1-4, 1-1) - their seventh straight victory to open the year.
Senior Mark Walier crossed the ball into the 18-yard box, where Giamanco one-timed a shot into the netting for the equalizer in the 23rd minute. Giamanco later won the game with a goal off a service from junior Tomas Zolofra.
Senior Andrew Singleton scored in the seventh minute to give Rumson - coming off an overtime win over Manasquan on Monday - an early 1-0 lead on Holmdel.
Class A South
No. 10 Toms River North 4, Brick Memorial 2
The Mariners (4-1, 2-0) erased a two goal deficit before halftime and beat the Mustangs (0-4, 0-3) behind second-half goals by junior Parker Nicholsen and senior Jake Baurerband.
Junior Ali Baish scored the equalizer in the 31st minute and assisted Nicholsen's go-ahead goal in the 49th. Sophomore Ryan Maguire cut Brick Memorial's lead in half with a goal in the 17th minute off a feed from sophomore Nico Gonzalez.
Senior Bryan Zamora and junior Jack Fanning each scored in the first 12 minutes to vault Brick Memorial to a two-goal lead.
Class B North
Matawan 4, Red Bank 0
Senior Marco Medel scored two goals to help the Huskies (4-2-1, 2-1-0) rolled past the Bucs (2-4, 0-3). Senior Ryan Leonard and Justin Skeete each added a goal for Matawan.
No. 4 Wall 1, No. 8 Middletown North 0
Senior Thomas Perry chipped a shot over Middletown North junior keeper Alex Bogues off a pass from junior Phillip Lyons in the second minute of the second half and the Crimson Knights (5-1, 2-1) held off the Lions (6-2, 2-1) for their fourth shutout win.
Junior goalkeeper Sebastian Campanile made a diving save in each half to ensure the clean sheet.
Ocean 2, Neptune 1
Senior Eli Brandimarte scored off a pass from sophomore Brian Miranda and sophomore Aidan Tisony scored on a blast from beyond the edge of the 18-yard box to lead the Spartans (3-3, 2-1) past the Scarlet Fliers (5-3, 1-2) for their third straight win following a 0-3 start.
Senior Kyle Schembri scored his ninth goal of the season for Neptune.
Colts Neck 5, St. John Vianney 0
Class B South
Manchester 3, Jackson Liberty 0
Three different Manchester players scored and sophomore Logan Duffy assisted two of the goals as the Hawks (5-1, 3-0) blanked the Lions (0-5, 0-3) to continue their hot start to 2019.
Junior Xavier Millan and sophomores Vincent Paolillo and Brandon Sogness accounted for the Manchester goals.
Barnegat 1, Lakewood 0
Senior Matt White buried an 20-yard strike into the upper part of the netting and it stood as the winning goal in a win for the unbeaten Bengals (6-0) over the Piners (0-6).
Red Bank Catholic 3, Henry Hudson 2
Sophomore Anthony Muniz scored two of Red Bank Catholic's three first-half goals and the Caseys (1-6) held on to beat the Admirals (1-4) for their first win. Sophomore Nico Gonzalez scored the other RBC goal.
Juniors James Crowley and Ricardo Sanstiuste accounted for the two Henry Hudson goals.