HOPEWELL: HVSA rec soccer round-up

The Purtuc Dental Jalapeños defeated ActivCore Physical Therapy, 3-1, as Lily Ryan and Maura McGrath each had goals, Lilla Antal was strong defensively and newcomer Caroline Ryan excelled in the midfield. For ActivCore, Tea Linthorst had a goal while Kate Coyer made a number of big saves in goal.
Purtuc followed with a 3-0 win over Kuppek Landscaping in a game closer than the final score indicated. Maura McGrath and Lily Ryan scored for the Jalapeños, with an assist from goalie Bridget Holden. Ava Burns was outstanding on offense and defense.
Kuppek Landscaping took a 5-3 win over PQM Flower Shop. For PQM, Hallie Carrick had two goals and Anastasia Angarone added one. Maddy Flory, Madison Trend and Maeve Prosser helped spark the offense, while goalies Kalina Kirova, Madeleine Todd and Charlotte Barnes played well.
Franco’s Pizza took a 1-0 win over PQM Flower Shop. For PQUM, Hallie Carrick, Madeline Todd and Charlotte Barnes paced the offense, while Maddy Flory and Adhya Pandit played well in goal and got defensive help from Kalina Kirova, Anastasia Angarone and Madison Trend. Maeve Prosser and Sophie Mendelbaum kept the mid field tight.
Diana’s Epiphany opened with a 3-0 win over Franco’s Pizza as Tessa Caputo, Katie Clarke and Hannah Cooper had goals, while Jaelyn Krin was strong in goal and also active on offense.
A day later Diana’s tied ActivCor, 1-1, as Sofia Swindell scored a first-quarter goal and Elizabeth Zelin played strong defense in font of goalie Tierney Mullowey. ActivCor hung in despite playing with just seven players Lindsay Kornbluth had the goal on an assist by Camryn Kornbluth. Emily Fang, Chloe Livecchi and Mia Govantes were strong defensively, and Kate Coyer, Govantes and Camryn Kornbluth added offensive pressure.
The DeSimone’s D3 team took a 4-1 win over the inter-county squad from Ewing. Gace Hoedemaker had three goals and Anna Stout scored one. Payton Tuorto and Katie Kent had assists, while Naomi Dede, Celeste Huang and Charlotte Catlett all helped the offense click.
Playing short several players, Jack’s Nursery and Landscaping suffered a tough 2-1 loss against Robbinsville SA. A strong defensive effort was sparked by Katie Orlando and Zoe Dec and goalkeepers Taylor Wert and Lily Panzita. Jack’s goal came from Amanda Flanders, while strong support came from Caitlyn Bergman. With no subs available, Olivia Doherty and Natalie Kasprzyk worked tirelessly to keep the ball in play.
Dahlia Florals Pink Flamingo Ninjas opened with a 4-3 win over Jack’s Nursery as Sophia DiDonato scored two goals while Chelsea Kent and Emma Coyer added one each. Carly Brant and Sierra Mitchell had assists. Beth Hooks, Mariel Haynes, Annie Stocks, Emily Wessler and Piper Brant supplied the defense in front of strong goaltending by Wessler, C. Brant, Kent and DiDonato.
Emily Sawicki had all three Jack’s goals, with Amanda Flanders getting an assist. Katie Orlando manned the goal for Jack’s, getting defensive help from Zoe Dec and Taylor Wert. Jaina Jackowski, Caitlyn Bergman and Lily Panzitta worked hard in the midfield with support from Lyla Malloy, Natalie Kaspryzyk, Sophia Chin and Olivia Doherty.
Dahlia’s moved to 2-0 with a 6-1 win over Ewing USA1, as Carly Brant had two goals, Chelsea Kent had a goal and an assist and Emma Coyer, Sophia DiDonato and Beth Hooks all had goals. Sierra Mitchell and Emily Wessler added assists, while strong defense came from Annie Stocks, Mariel Haynes and Piper Brant. Wessler, C. Brant and DiDonato turned in stellar goaltending.
Princeton Nassau Pediatrics edged Pennington Quality Market, 2-1, as Jeffrey Blake scored both goals for PNP and Gabriel Daniels tallied for PQM. Pediatrics got solid defensive play from Mario Radzicki, Youti Wan, Andrew Nalbone and Aaron Nulman. Goalies Jeffrey Blake and Tyler Ananian made some critical saves to maintain the lead. Gabriel Daniels had the PQM goal.
The Express defeated Pennington Quality Market, 2-1, as Lucas Sweetman scored off an assist from Colin Szustakowski, and Rich Keifer tallied the game-winning goal in the second half. Capital Health took a 7-0 win over the Express.
Brooks Landscape opened the weekend with a 6-1 win over Pennington Quality Market, getting two goals apiece from Alphonse Azara, Aaron Parisi and AJ Yadamiec. On Sunday, Brooks took a 5-0 win over Princeton Nassau Pediatrics, as Parisi had a hat trick, while the shutout in goal was shared by Ethan Peck, Jude Berman, Carter Horvath and Adam Rise.
Investors Bank tied Dr. McDonough Live Wires, 2-2, as Connor Batcha converted a penalty kick for the Wires and Colin Hunter countered for McDonough with an unassisted goal. Logan Camilleri’s goal regained the Live Wire lead but McDonough again bounced back when Jalen Roundtree scored with four seconds left. Chase Overman played outstanding in goal for the Wires.
Callaway/Henderson/Sothebys defeated Union Line Garage, 6-5, on Sunday despite being short several players. Nils Gungor had three goals, while Jacob Orlando, Christian Barnes and Leo Jimenez tallying one each. Mike Stroman supplied offensive support. Cutter Swanson excelled on defense and in the midfield. Trailing 6-0, Union Line got three goals from Finn Murray-Campbell, and one each from Dominic Chila and Mikolaj “Miko” Kubiak. Derek Van Brunt, Andrew Beers, Matthew Tunkel and Teddy Franziano were all active up front while Daniel Sonzogni was tireless in the midfield.
A day earlier, Callaway/Henderson/Sotheby’s played Jack’s Nursery to a 1-1 tie. Bharat Cherukuri scored the C/H/S goal and also played outstanding in goal. Jacob Orlando and Finn Malloy played strong defense the entire game with help from Cutter Swanson. Leading the offense were Mike Stroman and Nils Gungor, whose experience was invaluable. Other contributors were Christian Barnes, Sathya Kummarapurugu and Fedia Tenbarge. For Jack’s, Josh Parker scored the tying goal off an Eddie Keifer assist. Aaron Dandurnd, Spencer Baurer and Stuart Dorman aided the midfield and helped defenders Michael Bates, Stanley Liu and Ben Licciardi preserve the tie.
Jack’s Nursery rallied for a 2-1 win over Robbinsville SA3 as Liam Riley scored the game-tying goal and Josh Parker tallied the winning score. Andrew Sagotsky and Josh Parker helped control the ball for Jack’s, while Andrei Eichorn made some outstanding saves in goal.
On Saturday, Brooks Landscape took a 5-1 over Union Line Garage. Mason Schall had the Union Line goal, while defenders Jay Shah, Bradley Cohen and Rowan John played well in front of goalie Daniel Sonzogni. Regent Floor Covering opened with a 3-2 win over Robbinsville as Dan Polverejan had a goal and an assist, Juan Carlos Perez scored a goal and Emerson Hoagland tallied the game-winner. Midfielder Louis Azara controlled the tempo, while Alex Botero and Kishore Chidambaram contributed several key plays. The defense was anchored by Benjamin Veale, Chris Sawicki, Samuel Roth, Saahith Kusupudi and Jonathan Sharma, who played well in front of keeper Hunter Boggess.