Boys Soccer Thursday Scoreboard, 9/6/18
No. 9 Freehold Boro 1, Wall 0
Junior Isaac Ball finished a pass from senior Abel Herrera in the 67th minute and that goal was enough for the Colonials (1-1) to top the Crimson Knights (0-1) for their first win of the season.
Lakewood 2, Neptune 2
Neptune senior Wilby Alfred scored his second goal of the game to tie the score in the 70th minute and the Scarlet Fliers (0-0-1) pulled out a draw with the visiting Piners (1-0-1).
Alfred picked off a pass in the back, took it in on a breakaway and finished to tie the score at 2-2.
Alfred converted a penalty kick in the final seconds of the first half to open the scoring, but Lakewood answered with two goals within 10 minutes of one another to take the lead
Senior Jorge Araiza tied the game with a penalty kick of his own in the 48th and senior Gio Hernandez scored the go-ahead goal in the 58th.
Red Bank 2, Raritan 1
Junior Erik Christie scored off an assist from junior Cesar Cimil and junior Jon Paul Valencia added one with the help of a Phil Stolfa set-up as the Bucs (1-1) downed the Rockets (0-1) for their first win of the season.
Senior Nick Bavaro scored the lone goal for Raritan.
No. 4 Jackson Memorial 10, Jackson Liberty 0
Monmouth 2, St. John Vianney 1
Mathias Quesada cracked open the scoring in the first half off a pass from Hoover Cano and Aiden Hicks added what proved to be the winner in the 45th as the Falcons (1-0) held off the Lancers (1-1) to open their season with a win. Kaan Pehilvan assisted Hicks's goal.
Senior Colin Kane broke up the shutout in the 75th minute to draw St. John Vianney within one score of Monmouth. Kane headed in a corner kick by junior Kieran Kane.
Barnegat 5, Keyport 2
Senior Ricky Norman and sophomore Maurice Vargas scored two goals each and the Bengals rolled to a win over the Red Raiders. Norman assisted Vargas's first goal and gave Barnegat the lead for good with a goal just before halftime on a pass from junior Matt White.
Junior Alex Zuniga scored the other Barnegat goal and senior Liam Lynch-Bell and junior Justin Gomez each chipped in an assist.
Kevin Hernandez and Jared Sheridan scored the two Keyport goals.
Marlboro 4, Brick 2
Senior Brandon Grine scored two goals to lead the Mustangs past the Green Dragons for new head coach Ryan Morris's first career win.
Freshman Max Rosen and Mitch Katzman added a goal apiece while junior Noah Rosen, senior Carson Friedman and junior Max Shushkovsky all added one assist each.
John Christ scored both Brick goals, including one in the 15th minute to put the Dragons ahead, 1-0. Rosen answered with his first varsity goal in the 17th and Grine's first goal of the game gave Marlboro the lead for good in the 34th.
Toms River East 4, No. 5 Pinelands 3 (OT)
Junior Dane Bodziak recorded a hat trick, including the golden goal in overtime, to lead the Raiders (1-0) to a road win over the Wildcats (0-2) to open their season.
Senior Logan Sommerer added a goal and an assist for Toms River East and senior Peter Kozlej dished out two assists in the win.
Senior Kieran Sundermann scored two of the Pinelands goals and senior Anthony Diaz contributed a goal and an assist in defeat.
Donovan Catholic 1, Central 0
Junior Ronan Bova scored the golden goal off a pass from junior Vin Mendes in the third minute of overtime and the Griffins beat the Golden Eagles in a thriller to open their season. Junior Christian McElroy made eight saves to earn the shutout in goal.
St. Rose 1, Point Boro 0
Senior Joe Blaese scored the game's lone goal and the Purple Roses edged the Panthers to win their opener.
Colts Neck at Red Bank Catholic - PPD, TBA
Manchester at Ranney - PPD, TBA
Lacey at Rumson-Fair Haven - PPD, TBA
No. 10 Freehold Twp. at No. 1 Holmdel - PPD, TBA
No. 6 Howell at No. 7 Toms River South - PPD, TBA
Long Branch at Middletown North - PPD, Friday, 3:45 p.m.
Middletown South at No. 3 Ocean - PPD, Friday, 3:45 p.m.
Dover 3, Shore 1
Christian Mayorga, Joel Tapia and Bryan Canales each scored a goal to help last year's Group II runner up top the Blue Devils.
Perth Amboy Tech at Henry Hudson - PPD, Monday, 4 p.m.