Bishop Eustace’s Ben Keane deposited a goal early in the second half, and the Crusaders’ defense made it stand up for a 1-0 upset of previously unbeaten Lenape yesterday in Olympic Conference boys’ soccer.
Eric Montinard provided the assist for Keane’s goal 12 minutes after halftime.
Eustace goalie Taylor Edwards turned aside all six shots he faced from the Indians, ranked No. 5 in South Jersey by The Inquirer.
Also in the Olympic, David Lanza’s second goal of the season was scored off a pass from Kyle Jordan in the first half as Washington Township made it stand up for a 1-0 win over visiting Timber Creek. Dan Hunsicker and Chris Lasoski shared the shutout.
Mentioned: Palmyra | Lenape High School | Cinnaminson High School | Haddon Township High School | Mainland Regional High School | Absegami | Atlantic City | Bishop Eustace | Burlington City | Burlington Township | Collingswood | Haddon Heights | Hammonton | Lindenwold | Maple Shade | Millville | New Egypt | Oakcrest | St. Augustine | Timber Creek | Vineland | Willingboro | Washington Twp.
Here is the Friday football roundup
Washington Township went to the air against visiting Rancocas Valley and Nick Valori’s passing led the Minutemen to a 41-7 Burlco/Olympic American Division win.
Valori completed 30 of 34 passes for 236 yards and five touchdowns as part of Township’s (3-0 overall, 2-0 division) 493 yards of total offense.
Adam Marcucci caught eight passes and scored twice, and when Township moved on the ground, Charlie Huff gained 106 yards rushing, including an 18-yard run for the game’s first TD.
Shawnee 31, Moorestown 6— Shawnee (1-2, 1-1) spotted visiting Moorestown (1-2, 0-2) a 6-0 lead before rallying in the Liberty Division matchup to win its first game.
Ed Royds scored on runs of 17 and 19 yards, and Ben Schwing also had a pair of TDs covering 2 and 70 yards.
Brian Garganio was 4 for 4 on conversion kicks and finished the game’s scoring with a 37-yard field goal.
Mentioned: Rancocas Valley Regional High School | Deptford Township High School | Glassboro High School | Cinnaminson High School | Pitman High School | Haddonfield Memorial High School | Moorestown High School | Kingsway Regional High School | Shawnee High School | Bridgeton | Buena | Burlington City | Burlington Township | Collingswood | Cumberland | Egg Harbor Township | Holy Spirit | Maple Shade | Middle Township | New Egypt | Oakcrest | Pennsville | Riverside | West Deptford | Wildwood | Overbrook (NJ) | Washington Twp.
Eastern girls’ soccer coach Jamie McGroarty celebrated his 250th career victory yesterday, when the fifth-ranked Vikings jumped on top early and held off host Cinnaminson, 3-2, in a nonleague match.
Kelsey Long opened the scoring less than 2 minutes into the match and Eastern (4-1) went on to build a three-goal lead by intermission. Sydney Certullo and Madison Tiernan also scored for the Vikings, while Vicky Schuarski and Ali Stuffo tallied for the Pirates (2-2).
Ocean City senior captain Julie Burnell made 11 saves in posting her third consecutive shutout, and the visiting Red Raiders received balanced scoring to knock off ninth-ranked Egg Harbor Township, 3-0.
Fran Babore, Jillian Baltz and Leia Shutz each had a goal for Ocean City, which improved to 2-0-1. The 3-1 Eagles had won their first three matches by a combined score of 8-0.
Mentioned: Rancocas Valley Regional High School | Cinnaminson High School | Mainland Regional High School | Audubon Jr./Sr. High School | Collingswood | Eastern | Egg Harbor Township | Gateway | Haddon Heights | Lindenwold | Maple Shade | Middle Township | New Egypt | Northern Burlington | Ocean City | Our Lady of Mercy | Vineland | Woodbury
Kayla Pagnani scored three goals before spending some time in goal in relief of Jess Dixon (five saves) and making a pair of saves, highlighting Bordentown’s 7-1 Burlington County League win over visiting New Egypt.
Alex McTamney scored twice.
Moorestown’s balanced attack produced a 5-0 win at Maple Shade with single goals by Maria Brew, Jess Kerwin, Katrina Martinelli, Carly Taglienti and Nicole Varela.
Palmyra goalie Aubrie Babb turned aside 20 shots and Angela Federico came through with 10 saves for host Florence, as the Burlington County League rivals played through two overtime periods to a scoreless draw.
In other Burlco matches:
Jaime Viggiano, who set up Alysa Pacheco’s goal in the first half, scored the game-winner in overtime as Maple Shade outlasted host Riverside, 2-1. Cristina Martins had the Rams’ goal.
Shannon Grogan and Clare MacAdams teamed up for four goals and three assists, powering host Holy Cross to a 7-0 romp past Burlington City.
Mentioned: Holy Cross High School | Haddon Township High School | Mainland Regional High School | Shawnee High School | Audubon Jr./Sr. High School | Pennsauken High School | Absegami | Burlington City | Collingswood | Florence | Gateway | Lindenwold | Maple Shade | Mercy Vocational | Moorestown Friends | Palmyra | Paulsboro | Pemberton | Riverside | Sterling | Timber Creek | Triton | West Deptford | Willingboro | Woodbury | Doane Academy | Overbrook (NJ)
Erica Mecchella set up a first-half goal and converted a penalty stroke early in the second half, helping host Gloucester hold off Glassboro, 3-1, in a Tri-County Conference match.
Angela Harris and Johanna James also scored for the Lions, while Glassboro’s goal came off the stick of Alexis Mazzeo.
In other Tri-County Conference matches:
Gabby D’Amico put in a pair of first-half goals and Alyssa Wileczek made the lead stand up, stopping four shots, to make host Clearview a 2-0 winner over Williamstown.
Mentioned: Clearview Regional High School | Rancocas Valley Regional High School | Camden Catholic High School | Glassboro High School | Cinnaminson High School | Haddonfield Memorial High School | Audubon Jr./Sr. High School | Bishop Eustace | Bridgeton | Buena | Burlington City | Collingswood | Cumberland | Florence | Gateway | Gloucester | Haddon Heights | Highland | Maple Shade | Middle Township | Moorestown Friends | New Egypt | Paulsboro | Pemberton | Pennington | Seneca | Sterling | Timber Creek | Triton | West Deptford | Wildwood | Williamstown | Winslow Township | Woodbury | Overbrook (NJ)