Steve Schuler stopped eight of nine shots he faced in goal and anchored Pitman’s 3-1 soccer victory over visiting Schalick yesterday in the battle for first place in the Tri-County Conference’s Classic Division.
The Panthers (5-0 overall, 4-0 division) got goals from Matt Barton, Kyle Connolly, and Josh Pacana. Schalick (3-1, 3-1) got a first-half score from Jonathan Hoch.
Also in the Tri-County, Kingsway (3-0-1) won another battle of unbeatens, 4-2, over visiting Delsea (3-1) with three goals in the first 11 minutes. Steve Whitaker scored twice, and Brenden Magerr and Steve McAllister added goals.
Nick Matarazzo scored on a 12-yard shot in overtime, wrapping up Williamstown’s 3-2 victory over visiting Cumberland. Zaiere Putmon, who scored earlier, sent a free kick to James Piccone, who deflected the ball to Matarazzo.
Gloucester Catholic’s first win was a 2-0 shutout of visiting Pennsville in which Joe Amorosi and Pat Kane provided goals, and goalie Damon Kreiner made two saves.
Joe Roche scored on a rebound of his own shot, and Josh Tunstall added an insurance score to give Clayton a 2-0 win over visiting Wildwood.
Washington Township spotted visiting Winslow Township a 1-0 lead on Riquan King’s penalty kick before rallying to win, 3-1. Kyle Jordan’s corner kick led to a goal by David Lanza, and Jeremy Camargo and Jeff Schafer also scored.
Ryan Lynch’s two goals and one assist were part of a Cherokee offense that outshot visiting Pennsauken, 29-7, en route to a 5-0 win.
George Salvesen scored twice and assisted on the three other goals as Middle Township rolled to a 5-0 victory at Pleasantville. Graham Deever converted two of Salvesen’s assists into goals.
Stevan Austino collected two goals and an assist, and Dom Crowell chipped in a goal and two assists for Buena in a 4-0 triumph over visiting Bridgeton.
M.J. Nestor scored three goals and assisted on two by Kenny Haury, fueling Wildwood Catholic’s 5-1 success against visiting Holy Spirit.