Boys Soccer Wednesday Scoreboard, 10/2/19
Class A North
Long Branch 3, No. 7 Freehold Boro 0
Senior Patrick O'Dwyer scored two more goals and the Green Wave (5-5-1, 4-2-0) rolled through the Colonials (7-5, 2-4) to clinch a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament. Junior Augusto Bon Tempo added the other Long Branch goal.
Class A Central
Shore 1, Red Bank Catholic 1
Shore sophomore J.C. Gutierrez scored off a pass from classmate Will LaBruno as the Blue Devils (2-7-2, 0-4-1) settled for a draw against the Caseys (1-8-1, 0-3-1).
Class A South
No. 9 Jackson Memorial 1, No. 3 Southern 0
Senior Ronny Bantang smacked a shot off a Southern defender and in during the 26th minute and the Jaguars (11-1, 6-0) held on to hand the Rams (8-1-1, 4-1-1) their first loss and also clinch their third consecutive Class A South championship.
Sophomore Charlie Harrison made eight saves to earn the shutout but it was Frank Savarese who came up with the biggest save, heading an on-target, deflected shot off the goal line in the 34th minute.
Toms River South 1, Central 0
Senior Joe Amabile scored the game's lone goal in the 37th minute and the Indians (4-4-1, 3-2-1) edged the Golden Eagles (1-10, 0-6) to clinch a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.
Class B North
Ocean 1, Matawan 0
Sophomore Aidan Tisony scored in the 10th minute and the Spartans (4-7, 3-2) made it hold up in a shutout win over the Huskies (5-4-1, 3-2-0).
No. 8 Colts Neck 1, Red Bank 1
Sophomore David Tuschmann scored the equalizer for Colts Neck (6-2-1, 4-0-1) and the Cougars stayed in first place in Class B North by salvaging a draw with the Bucs (3-6-1, 0-4-1).
Junior Adam Tlatelpa opened the scoring for Red Bank.
Class B Central
St. Rose 3, Point Beach 3
Junior Owen Marcoux scored the equalizer for Point Beach (5-4-1, 3-2-1) and the Garnet Gulls and Purple Roses (5-4-3, 2-1-1) played to a high-scoring draw in a pivotal Class B Central showdown.
Junior Tom Decristofano staked Point Beach to a 1-0 lead off a pass from sophomore Tanner Curtis before St. Rose answered with two goals to take the lead - the first a penalty kick by sophomore Matt Gowan and the second from senior Christian Riozzi-Bodine.
Freshman Josh Boyan tied the game at 2-2 with a goal off another assist from Curtis. St. Rose came back with another go-ahead score, with junior Matt Kirkpatrick finishing it off.
Class B South
Pinelands 1, Lakewood 0
Freshman Brogan Duelly scored off a pass from sophomore Adam Grelak and the Wildcats (6-2-1, 5-0-1) edged the Piners (1-9-1, 1-4-1) to move back into first place in Class B South.
Manchester 2, Point Boro 1 (OT)
Junior Dallas Hopkins converted an overtime penalty kick for the golden goal and the Hawks (7-4, 5-1) rallied to beat the Panthers (4-8-1, 3-3-0) and keep their hopes of a Class B South championship alive.
Junior Blake Weiner tied the game in the 50th minute off a pass from junior Trevor Juralewicz.
Senior Mariano Maradiegue scored in the 27th minute to give Point Boro the initial lead.
Donovan Catholic 2, Barnegat 1
Junior Vin Mendes scored two goals and the Griffins (3-6-1, 2-4-0) held on to hand the Bengals (7-1-1, 4-1-1) their first loss of the season.
Freshman Jesse Hedlund scored off a throw-in by junior Ken Franke to cut Donovan Catholic's lead to one goal in the 75th.
Lacey 3, Jackson Liberty 2 (OT)
Junior Noah Hamouda recorded his first career hat trick, including the golden goal in the 89th minute off a through-ball from sophomore Kody Besser, and the Lions (5-4-3, 2-3-1) pulled out a win over Jackson Liberty (0-10, 0-6) to secure a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.
Hamouda opened the scoring by knocking in a cross from junior D.J. Edinger in the first half and converted a penalty kick in the second.
Seniors Nicolas Mathias and Kelli Koroma each scored for Jackson Liberty.
Asbury Park 7, Henry Hudson 1
Jaquan Lunsford recorded a hat trick and the Blue Bishops (6-7) stormed past the Admirals (1-8). Lucknerson Pierre opened the scoring for Asbury Park and Jesus Ayala, Chefeston Simeus and Jean Salomon each added a goal in the win.
Senior Blaise Cauvin scored the lone Henry Hudson goal.