Boys Soccer Wednesday Scoreboard, 9/20/17
Class A Central
No. 1 Holmdel 5, No. 8 Rumson-Fair Haven 0
Anthony Arena scored two goals and assisted the first goal of the game by Justin McStay to help the Hornets (6-0, 5-0) roll to an emotional win over the previously-unbeaten Bulldogs (5-1, 3-1). Holmdel was playing three days after junior lacrosse player Jack Dowd died suddenly while playing at a camp in Piscataway on Sunday.
Holmdel was scheduled to host Monroe on Monday but the game was cancelled, along with all other regular after school activities for the day.
McStay also assisted Arena's first goal - a 20-yard strike to the upper side netting with his left foot. Arena scored again in the 70th minute off a through-ball from junior Torre Avitabile, which came after senior Mikey Neff gave the Hornets a 3-0 lead in the 60th off an assist from junior Mark McStay.
Senior Cyrus Darvish capped the scoring in the 77th on a pass from Neff.
Shore 5, St. John Vianney 0
Junior Leo Montesinos recorded a hat trick and the Blue Devils (4-4, 3-2) slammed the Lancers (0-5-1, 0-4-1) while helping goalkeeper Chris Panduri pick up his first shutout.
Seniors Marcopolo DeOliveira and Chris LaMarca each added a goal and an assist for Shore.
Class A South
Southern 4, Toms River East 0
Senior Brad Bischoff was one of four Southern players to score a goal and also added an assist to help the Rams beat the Raiders for their fourth straight win. Junior Dylan Blauvelt opened the scoring in the 13th minute on an assist from Bischoff to stake Southern to a 1-0 halftime lead.
Seniors Joe Kiernan and Ethan Leming scored second half goals before Bischoff capped the scoring in the 75th minute on an assist from junior Cory Galloway.
Brick 2, Toms River North 0
William DeLao broke a scoreless tie in the 41st minute and Alejandro Gonzalez added an insurance tally in the 76th as the Green Dragons (1-4-2, 1-3-1) won their first game of the season by beating the Mariners (2-2, 2-2).
Class B North
No. 6 Long Branch 3, Manasquan 1
Senior Renan Azevedo recorded his second hat trick of the season and the Green Wave (6-1, 4-1) rolled to its fifth straight victory by beating the Warriors (1-5, 1-4). Senior Venancio Fernandes assisted to of Azevedo's goals.
Freshman Tommy Johnson scored in the third straight game, knocking in a free kick from classmate Simon Cardenas in the second half.
No. 10 Ocean 1, Middletown South 0
Griffin Adolf converted off a pass from James Schutz for the game's lone goal and the Spartans (4-2, 4-1) snapped a brief two-game skid and jumped back into the win column by beating the Eagles (4-3, 2-3).
Wall 7, Red Bank Catholic 2
Juniors Riley Powers and John Volpe combined for Wall's first five goals and the Crimson Knights (4-3, 3-2) coasted to a win over the Caseys (1-5, 0-5). Powers finished with a hat trick and Volpe contributed a pair of goals and an assist.
Junior Aidan Newbury and sophomore Ryan Garibay each added a goal for Wall and sophomore Jack Gotsch chipped in two assists in the win.
Monmouth 1, No. 7 Middletown North 0 (OT)
Senior Joel Burgos scored the golden goal in ninth minute of overtime on a pass from junior Brian Waltsak and the Falcons (5-3, 3-2) knocked off the Lions (5-2, 3-2). Burgos's goal is his 17th of the season, which leads the Shore Conference.
Reynaldo Moreno saved 11 shots to earn the shutout in goal.
Class B South
Lakewood 3, Manchester 1
Sophomore Kristian Talas scored a goal in each half and the Piners (5-2, 4-2) overcame an early 1-0 deficit to beat the Hawks (1-5, 1-4). Senior Japhet Compollo also scored a goal on a 20-yard strike to the upper 90, which put Lakewood ahead, 2-1, in the 30th minute.
Senior Milan Kleva gave Manchester a 1-0 lead with a penalty kick in the eighth minute.
Lakewood lost standout junior defender Junior Bravo to a knee injury late in the game, according to coach Gene Drumright. Drumright said Bravo is day-to-day.
Barnegat 6, Lacey 3
Ricky Norman and Matt White each recorded a hat trick and the Bengals won (5-2, 3-2) a high-scoring affair against the Lions (3-2, 3-2) for their fourth win in five games after starting 1-2.