Grant Spoltore of Egg Harbor Township scored the winning goal with 20 minutes left in the game as the Eagles boys soccer team edged visiting Millville 2-1 on Monday in a South Jersey Group IV first-round game.
EHT’s Ardit Ala (two assists) sent a shot off the goalpost and Spoltore put the rebound into the net from 5 yards out. EHT’s Kyle Sullivan and Millville’s Braeden Beck each scored in the first half. The Eagles’ Brad Watkins made four saves, and Sean Matias had eight saves for Millville, the 10th seed.
Egg Harbor Township, the seventh seed, plays at quarterfinal game at second-seeded Washington Township at a date to be determined.
Millville 1 0—1
Egg Harbor Township 1 1—2
Goals—Beck M. Sullivan, Spoltore EHT.
Goalies—Matias (8) M. Watkins (4) EHT
Records—EHT 10-6-2; Millville 9-6-3.
South Jersey Group III first round
(3) Hammonton 3,
(14) Pinelands Regional 0
Guyer Shane, Jonathan McCarthy and Nick Auleta each scored in the first half for host Hammonton.
Patrick Vaccarella and Richard Howarth each had assists. Andrew Slater made three saves for the shutout. Pinelands’ Chuck Poklikuha had 16 saves.
The third-seeded Blue Devils host the winner between No. 11 Seneca and sixth-seeded Delsea Regional in South Jersey quarterfinal.
Hammotnon 3 0—3
Pinelands Regional 0 0—0
Goals—Shane, McCarthy, Auleta H.
Goalies—Poklikuha (16) P. Slater (3) H.
Records—H 15-4-2; P 2-16-1.
No. 4 (4) Timber Creek 3,
(5) Cumberland Regional 0
Timber Creek’s Alex Kourahanis led with a goal and two assists, and Steven Ersing and Jeffrey Tanski each had one goal. Trevor Tierno made 10 saves for the shutout. Cumberland’s Brandon Bischer had four stops.
Timber Creek will play a semifinal game at a date to be determined.
Cumberland Regional 0 0—0
Timber Creek 2 1—3
Goals—Ersing, Kourahanis, Tanski TC.
Goalies—Bischer (4) C. Tierno (10) TC.
Records—T.C. 17-3-1; Cumberland 11-6.
South Jersey Group II first round
(2) Woodstown 5,
(15) Barnegat 1
Woodstown’s Matthew Simmermon, Brandon Dean and Derek Smith each scored first-half goals. Nick Borzio made four saves for the winners.
Barnegat’s Ryan Perers scored on a penalty kick.
Woodstown, the second seed, hosts seventh-seeded Cinnaminson in a quarterfinal.
Barnegat 1 0—1
Woodstown 3 2—5
Goals—Peters B. Simmermon, Dean, Smith, Hepler, Schaefer W.
Goalies—Kaeser (7) B. Borzio 94) W.
Records—Woodstown 14-6; Barnegat 5-12-1.
S.J Non-Public A first round
(3) St. Augustine Prep 6,
(14) Holy Spirit 0
Mick Smyth and Dane Gill each scored to give the host Hermits a 2-0 halftime lead, and St. Augustine added four goals in the second half. Hermits goalie Jay Higbee played all but the last 15 minutes of the game and had one save.
St. Augustine, the third seed, hosts the winner between No. 6 Bishop Eustace and 11th-seeded St. Joseph-Metuchen in a South Jersey quarterfinal at a date to be determined.
Holy Spirit 0 0—0
St. Augustine Prep 2 4—6
Goals—Smyth, Gill, Lynch, Bik, Wozunk, Mitcho SA.
Goalies—Hibee (1), Birmingham (0) SA.
Records—St. Aug. 11-6-1; Holy Spirit 2-17.
S.J. Non-Public B first round
(6) Wildwood Catholic 2,
(11) Wardlaw-Hartridge 0
Jon Gery scored the winning goal for host Wildwood Catholic 26 minutes of the first half, and Chris Roche assisted.
Keenan Osborne scored in the second half off an assist by Gery. Kevin Laffey recorded the shutout with four saves.
The Crusaders, the sixth seed, play the winner of today’s game between 14th-seeded Marist and third-seeded Timothy Christian in a South quarterfinal at a date to be determined.
Wardlaw-Hartridge 0 0—0
Wildwood Catholic 1 1—2
Goals—Gery, Osborne WC.
Goalies—Harrell (5) WH. Laffey (4) WC.
Records—W.C. 10-4-3; W.H. 4-11-2.
South Jersey Group II first round
(7) Barnegat 2,
(10) Cedar Creek 1
Samantha DaCapua scored the winning goal for the host Bengals in the second half.
Barnegat’s Shannon DiGrazio had the only goal of the first half. Stephanie Kostka made eight saves for Barnegat.
Amber Cobb scored for Cedar Creek. Teammate Darby Langel made 16 stops.
Lower Cape May Regional, the No. 2 seed, hosts seventh-seeded Barnegat at 2 p.m. today in a quarterfinal game.
Cedar Creek 0 1—1
Barnegat 1 1—2
Goals—Cobb CC. DiGrazio, DaCapua B.
Goalies—Langel (16) CC. Kostka (8) B.
Records—Barnegat 11-7-2; C.C. 10-8.