Unbeaten Washington Township High School survived another close boys’ soccer match on Friday, winning its 10th one-goal game of the season, 4-3, over visiting Shawnee in an Olympic Conference meeting of Top 10 teams.
Goals by Will Connolly and Alex Buffone gave the Minutemen (19-0-1), ranked No. 1 in the Courier-Post’s Mean 15, a 2-0 lead. Seventh-ranked Shawnee (11-7) tied the score on two goals by Caleb Longshaw.
Second-half goals by Keeley Brent and Clayton Crosse gave Washington Township enough offense for the win.
The Minutemen will play in the South Jersey Soccer Coaches Association Tournament final on Saturday.
• Cherry Hill East 2, Lenape 2: East was outshot by 17-8 but rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to salvage a draw. Alec Cruz’s two goals gave the Indians the lead, and East answered with goals by Robert Sparrow and Tommaso Cavallo.
• Timber Creek 2, Seneca 0: Goalie Dan Martinez made four saves for the shutout, and the Chargers got second-half goals from Mark Seiner and Robert Labinski.
• Eastern 2, Cherry Hill West 0: Antonio DiColandrea finished off a pass from Sam Beluch for a first-half goal and Vivek Trivedy buried a penalty shot for an insurance goal in the second half as the Vikings earned a win over the Lions. Gabe Sable and Brett Cooper made a save each to collect the combined shutout.
• New Egypt 3, Cinnaminson 2 (2OT): Riley Hughes’ third goal of the game enabled the Warriors (7-9-1) to pull off a surprise against No. 11 Cinnaminson (9-6-3). Tom Long and Ryan Mahaffy scored for the Pirates in the first half.
• Haddon Heights 7, Overbrook 0: Nick DeMartini scored twice and assisted on a goal, and Billy Emmerling scored his first varsity goal to lead a list of six Garnets who scored goals in the victory. Goalies Jack Hammill and Sean Trace combined for Heights’ eighth shutout.
• Williamstown 5, Triton 1: The ninth-ranked Braves (13-7) scored all of their goals before halftime, including Justin Curtin’s two goals, and Kyle Uzdavines’ goal and an assist.
• Schalick 4, Woodstown 3: Michael D’Orio scored a hat trick and Tyler Lunsdford contributed a goal to the Cougars’ success. Woodstown’s Geoff Schaefer had two goals.
• Middle Twp. 2, Atlantic Tech 1: Tim Brown bent a shot into the net from along the end line 12 minutes into the second half for the decisive goal. Brown also assisted Joe Fala’s early goal, giving Brown a state-best 26 assists this season, while Tech’s Hunter Steele tied the game with his 19th goal this fall.