Middle Township High School’s Jacob Cowan scored three second-half goals and the host Panthers boys soccer team beat Buena Regional 3-0 in a Cape-Atlantic League National Conference game.
Cowan has 23 goals this season.
The winning goal came in the fourth minute of the second half. Cowan’s third goal was on a free kick.
Middle’s Steve Hand and Tanner Kerr each played a half and combined on the Panthers’ ninth shutout. Buena’s Jake Bleyhl made 15 saves.
Buena Regional 0 0—0
Middle Township 0 3—3
Goals—Cowan 93) MT.
Goalies—Bleyhl (15) B. Hand (2), Kerr (4) MT.
Records—Buena 14-4; Middle 13-3.
No. 8 Absegami 4, Atlantic City 1
Absegami clinched the Cape-Atlantic League American Division I title.
The Braves, No. 8 in The Press Elite 11, are 7-1 in the division. Sean Milligan scored two goals for host Absegami, including the first goal 14 seconds into the game. Eder Solano and Carlos Galeano also scored for the winners. Absegami’s Matt McCormick had three saves.
Bryan Torres had a goal for the Vikings.
Atlantic City 0 1—1
Absegami 2 2—4
Goals—Torres AC. Milligan (2), Solano, Galeano AB.
Goalies—Elizalde (7) AC. McCormick (3) AB.
Records—A.C. 9-8-1; Absegami 14-1-1.
Sacred Heart 6, St. Joseph 1
Tyler Lunsford scored two goals for Sacred Heart and Steven Tobolski added a goal and an assist. Anthony Breitzman had a goal for visiting St. Joseph. The Lions’ Dom Patitucci made three saves.
St. Joseph 0 1—1
Sacred Heart 2 4—6
Goals—Breitzman SJ. Lunsford (2), Tobolski, Aulffo, Mesiano, Scoma SH..
Goalies—Atallah (7) SJ. Patitucci (3) SH.
Records—St. Joe 1-16; Sacred Heart 11-4.
Mainland Regional 6, Bridgeton 1
Jake Eager, Nick Sarkos, Fabian Burgos, Matt Grillo and Mike McGlynn each scored a goal for Mainland, which also had an own goal.
Marcel Marroquo scored for Bridgeton. Sam Martinez made 12 stops for the Bulldogs.
Bridgeton 1 0—1
Mainland Regional 4 2—6
Goals—Eager, Sarkos, Burgos, Grillo, McGlynn, own goal; Marroquo B.
Goalies—Kelly (5) MR; Martinez (12) B.
Records—Bridgeton 1-11-1; Mainland 7-2-1.
Cedar Creek 4,
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 1
Chris Newman had a goal and two assists for host Cedar Creek, and Tim Bridel had a goal and an assist.
The Pirates’ Maclain Boney made five saves, including one on a penalty kick. Kevin Padilla scored for ACIT.
The Red Hawks had beaten Cedar Creek 4-0 on Friday.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology 1 0—1
Cedar Creek 3 1—4
Goals—Padilla CC. Bronsky, J. Bridel, T. Bridel, Newman CC.
Goalies—Vargas (6) ACIT. Boney (5) CC.
Records—ACIT 7-8-1; Cedar Creek 8-4-2.
Wildwood Catholic 4,
Lower Cape May 3, 2OT
Pat Vodges had a goal and an assist to lead the Crusaders, who won in overtime after an own-goal from Lower Cape May. Jeff Wallace had two assists.
Eric Valenica had a goal and an assist for the Caper Tigers.
Wildwood Catholic 0 3 (0) (1)—4
Lower Cape May Regional 0 3 (0) (0)—3
Goals—Lang, Vodges, Zampirri, own goal WC; Valencia, Moore, Vitale LCM.
Goalies—Laffy/McWade (14) WC; Barikian (8) LCM.
Records—Wildwood Catholic 8-4-2; LCM 8-6-1.
St. Augustine Prep 4, Oakcrest 0
Ryan Ward, Paul Piccioni, Nikolas Basolis and Sean Lynch each scored for St. Augustine.
Oakcrest 0 0—0
St. Augustine Prep 2 2—4
Goals—Ward, Piccioni, Basolis, Lynch SA.
Goalies—Costello O. Higbee/Birmingham SA.
Records—Oakcrest 5-9-2; Prep 10-5-1.
Millville 7, Holy Spirit 0
Seven players scored for the Thunderbolts.
Matt Dion, Zarek Justis, Angel Moreno and Rico Rivera each scored their first goals of the season.
Holy Spirit 0 0—0
Millville 2 5—7
Goals—Dion, Price, Beck, Justis, Mitchell, Moreno, Rivera M..
Goalies—Mathias (2) M.
Records—Holy Spirit 2-15; Millville 8-5-2.
Cumberland Regional 3, Woodstown 1
Brandon Shidner, Michael Magee and Scott DeLussa each scored a goal for Cumberland.
Woodstown 1 0—1
Cumberland 1 2—3
Goals—Shidner, Magee, DeLussa CR; Schaefer W.
Goalies—Bischer (6) CR; Borzio (4) W.
Clayton 2, Wildwood 1
Matt Rucci scored for Wildwood. Mike Veltri made 15 saves for the Warriors.
Cade Gilson scored a goal and had an assist for Clayton. Dean Davidson also scored for the Clippers.
Wildwood 0 1—1
Clayton 1 1—2
Goals—Rucci W; Gilson, Davidson C.
Goalies—Veltri (15) W; Foglein (2) C.
Records—Wildwood 6-10; Clayton 8-7-1.
Haddon Township 2, Hammonton 1
Goalkeepers Lorenzo Garcia and Andrew Slater combined for 17 saves in the loss.
Hammonton 0 1—1
Haddon Township 1 1—2
Goals—Mandescu, Moo HT; n/a H.
Goalies—Garcia (8)/Slater (9) H; Anderson (7)/LaPan (8) HT.
Records—Hammonton 12-4-2; Haddon Township 12-5.