South Hunterdon boys’ soccer captured the River Cup for the second consecutive year with Saturday’s 6-1 triumph at Solebury School. Jacob Von Giebel netted a hat trick for the Eagles, and Marcos Delcid scored two goals and Jess Cally one for the victors. Antonio Gasparro handed out three assists. Logan Doan scored the lone goal for the Spartans in the 69th minute. South Hunterdon outscored Solebury, 4-1, in the second half. “I think we all came here really wanting to win this,” Von Giebel said. “No matter what, we wanted to go home with the trophy.”
South Hunterdon girls’ soccer held on to the River Cup with a 3-0 victory over host Solebury School on Saturday. Devon Nini had two goals and an assist for the Eagles; Kayla Marriott also scored. South Hunterdon deposited all three goals in the first half. “Vikki Rueda-Juarez enjoyed another outstanding game in goal, making an astounding 21 saves,” Spartans head coach Timothy Hall said. “Seventh-grader Kaitlyn Verhoest made her teammates proud as she provided solid backup goalkeeping when she volunteered to step in the net while Rueda-Juarez was off briefly due to injury.” Solebury will travel to Old Bridge, N.J., this Tuesday, when they will take on Calvary Christian Academy, at 4 p.m., in a Penn-Jersey League game.
CB South girls’ soccer pulled out a 1-0 victory over Quakertown on Friday. Kylie Walsh scored for the Titans with about 90 seconds remaining to steal the win.
Quakertown girls’ soccer lost to William Tennent, 3-0, on Thursday. Tennent led, 1-0, at halftime. Emily Wasserlieben scored in the 26th minute, Brianna Broccardi in the 43rd and Nicole Reh in the 58th. Quakertown outshot Tennent, 18-8.
Solebury School girls’ soccer fell to Life Center Academy, 7-0, on Thursday. “Although the final score suggests a frustrating day, the girls focused on the positives: their continued development possessing and moving the ball, their greater discipline on defense and, of course, their excellent spirit,” head coach Timothy Hall said. “Vikki Rueda-Juarez was again strong in the goal, recording 17 saves and coming out aggressively to snuff out numerous threatening situations. We also enjoyed the debut of junior Chrissy Storero, who had missed the previous two games while rehabbing a leg injury.” Solebury will be back in action at noon on Saturday, Sept. 26, when it hosts South Hunterdon.
Solebury School boys’ soccer went down to Life Center Academy, 8-0, on Wednesday. Life Center led, 3-0, at the half. David Alexander scored a pair of goals. The Spartans were outshot, 17-3. Ben Weil had four saves for Solebury.
Solebury School girls’ soccer fell to visiting Abington Friends School, 6-0, on Monday. “Although the result was a loss, there were a number of bright spots for Solebury,” head coach Timothy Hall said. “Junior ’keeper Vikki Rueda-Juarez had another strong game in goal, making 15 saves; right back Nicole Cosner continued to show she has a bright future in front of her as she did well to deny pressure and distribute the ball confidently; Helen Jin brought excellent energy to her position at right half; and Addie Groth-Tuft, Max Brewington, Jess Randolph and Olivia Lutz did well, particularly in the second half, to possess the ball and begin to link passes. We also enjoyed the debut of our two seventh-grade players, Kaitlyn Verhoest and Kelly Hochenberger; both did an excellent job.” The Spartan girls will be back in action this Thursday as they play host to Life Center Academy at 4 p.m.
CB East girls’ soccer shut out Quakertown, 4-0, on Monday. Delaney Kennedy, assisted by Emma Loving, deposited the first goal for the Patriots 25 seconds into the contest. Loving did the honors herself in the 33rd and 49th minutes; the second goal was assisted by Hannah Zach. Gillian Kane netted the final goal for CB East in the 70th minute. She was assisted by Andrea Jukobowski.
Solebury School girls’ soccer fell to Foundation Collegiate Academy, 2-1, in overtime on Thursday. “Led by captains Max Brewington, Carol Wright and Vikki Rueda-Juarez, Solebury controlled play for much of the game, but could not unlock Foundation Collegiate’s defense,” head coach Timothy Hall said. “Foundation Collegiate struck first in the 7th minute, but Solebury evened the score late in the first half when Brewington played a through ball that Helen Jin drove home for her first career goal. Although Solebury created a number of excellent opportunities in the second half, the game remained tied and went to overtime. Late in the second 10-minute overtime period, Foundation Collegiate took advantage on a counterattack and ended the game on a strong half volley. Junior captain and goalkeeper Rueda-Juarez, supported ably by center backs Wright and Abbie Rains, did an outstanding job limiting Foundation Collegiate’s opportunities. Addie Groth-Tuft, Olivia Lutz and Fiona Bauman worked hard to create many of Solebury’s scoring chances. Eighth-grader Nicole Cosner had a strong debut, playing an excellent outside back, providing long, powerful throw-ins from the right side and working aggressively to contribute to the offense.” Solebury will be back in action Monday, Sept. 21 when it hosts Abington Friends School at 4 p.m.
Solebury School boys’ soccer was tripped up by Academy of the New Church (ANC), 8-0, on Thursday. The Spartans trailed, 4-0, at the half. ANC had seven different goal-scorers. ANC also benefited from a Solebury own goal. The Spartans were outshot, 22-3. Taylor Goldberg made 11 saves in goal for Solebury.