Boys soccer

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:53

    n Pope John 4, Vernon 0 Andrew Tarantino keyed the Vikings' attack on the opening day of the 2005 SCIL boys' soccer season. Tarantino netted the third goal of the game and dishing off assists of the other goals as Vernon blanked Pope John 4-0. Eric Card netted the only goal of the first half at 28:00. Tarantino was chosen the Propane Player of the Week. n Sparta 3, Kittatinny 1 Sparta outshot Kittatinny 13-9 in defeating the Cougars 3-1 on opening day in Hampton. The Spartans surged to a 3-0 lead by the intermission on goals by Rob Arena, Kyle Behrendt and Keith Huettenmoser. Keeper Greg Miller stopped eight shots on goal for the Spartans. n Wallkill 4, High Point 1 John Ramos led Wallkill Valley to a 4-1 win over High Point in Wantage as he netted the first two goals of the game and assist on Geo Rivera's tally as the Rangers jumped out to a 3-0 lead by the break. Rivera added a second goal with five minutes left in the game. n High Point 4, Saddle Brook 1 Alex Malcolm provided the offensive firepower as High Point defeated Saddle Brook in a non-league match on Saturday as the Wildcats evened their record at 1-1. Trailing 1-0, Malcolm deadlocked the contest at 27:27 and assist on Frank Mobilio's game-winning tally at 36:31. Malcolm added a insurance goal at 60:34 and Drew Styer completed the scoring with five minutes remaining in the game. Shane Bosma picked up assists on the final two goals while Dustin Vandergroef picked up the "W" in the goal, making four saves. n Lenape 5, Jefferson 1 Lenape Valley rolled to a 5-1 win over Jefferson as Spencer Koenig scored the first two goals of the season, both in the first half when the Patriots moved out to a three-goal advantage. Johrman Athhortua, Anthony Fonsecca and Jeremy Pizarro added solo goals for LVR. n Newton 4, Hoptacong 1 Newton defeated Hopatcong 4-1 as Brian Kedash scored twice and passed off an assist. Dan DiMarzo netted a goal and dished off a pair of assists with Dan Fomer adding an insurance goal with 20 minutes remaining.