Fri. S.J. boys' and girls' roundup: C.H. East defeats Seneca

Posted: October 06, 2012

Jake Russ assisted on a pair of goals and Andrew Adler scored twice as Cherry Hill East turned away visiting Seneca, 4-2, Friday afternoon in a nonleague boys' soccer match.

The Cougars scored twice in each half to rally for the win. Garrett McVeigh added a goal and an assist, and Zach Steinbock scored once.

For Seneca, Tom Coyne turned away 10 shots in the first half before switching to offense and scoring two goals in the second half.

In other nonleague action:

Luke Morgan and Cheyne Bradley scored twice each as Shawnee raced past host Camden Catholic, 8-0. Nick Cristea chipped in with a goal and three assists, and Ryan Ruble added an assist.

Burak Ozdemir found the net from 15 yards to lift Washington Township over Cherry Hill West, 1-0. Ozdemir's goal came with 8 minutes, 40 seconds left in regulation.

Burlington County. Sophomore striker Faruk Ozdemir scored three times in leading Burlington City past Westampton Tech, 4-2.

Ozdemir scored two of his goals in the second half, including a 20-yard direct kick to seal the win. He also had one assist. Val Cocchi added a goal and one assist.

Cape-Atlantic. Dylan Mills buried an indirect free kick to move Millville to a 3-3 tie at Atlantic City. Mills finished with a game-high three goals. Senior captain Akwasi Adu scored twice for the hosts, and Juan Elizalde stopped 13 shots.

Senior Jon Gery scored three goals as Wildwood Catholic rolled past visiting Pleasantville, 5-0. Kevin Laffey, a sophomore, and junior Eddie McWade combined for four saves to post the shutout.

Girls' Soccer

Lily Navarra emerged from a scrum in front of the net to lift Cherokee over host Paul VI, 1-0, in an Olympic Conference game.

Midway through the first half, Navarra scored off a rebound from a free kick.

Olympic. Silvana Gordon scored twice and Erin Smith had three assists as Shawnee easily downed visiting Camden Catholic, 7-0.

Glade Nugent and Caroline Farley needed just four saves to combine for the shutout. Olivia Meyer added a pair of assists.

Colonial. Angel Villari scored twice and Kelly Diehle added two goals to help Gateway roll over visiting Haddon Township, 6-0.

MacKell Schultes added a goal and an assist. Kaitlyn Zuzulock and Kylie Armstrong also contributed assists.

Nonleague. Pennsauken scored three times in a seven-minute span to ease past Burlington Township, 3-0.

The Indians scored all their goals in the first half, as Victoria DiSanto, Ashley Sarlo, and JennaRose Scimone reached the net. Katie Coombs needed just one save for the shutout.

Emily DeMarco's three goals and one assist were all St. Joseph needed to roll past host Cedar Creek, 7-0. Molly Mulee added a pair of goals, and Marielena Dottoli and Carlina Sacco scored once each. Becky Boffo recorded her fourth shutout of the season, making five saves.

Field Hockey

With a minute left in overtime, Danielle Pandal scored the game-winner to give Northern Burlington a 2-1 triumph at Rancocas Valley in a Burlington County League game.

The Greyhounds took a one-goal lead in the second half on a goal by Nikki Katehicki before Kasey Trapp fired back to tie the game for RV. Trapp was assisted by Alaina Pericoloso with 10:37 left in regulation.

Brittany Hafrer posted the win for Northern Burlington with five saves. Mallory Rickerhauser had five saves for RV.

Also in the Burlington County League, Danielle Conti's unassisted goal in the first half proved to be the difference as Delran inched past visiting Bordentown, 1-0.

The senior dribbled into the circle and shot near the lower-right post. Monica Rego, a junior, collected the shutout with six saves.

Cape-Atlantic. Julia Linbeck scored off an assist from Megan Hoffman as Millville rallied to top host Mainland, 3-2. The game-winner came with 5:06 left in regulation. Millville scored twice in the second half.

Olympic. Tara Vittese scored two second-half goals en route to a hat trick as Camden Catholic downed Timber Creek, 3-0.

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