CHESTER NJ – The Florham Park wolFPack opened up their second game of the season with a 6 – nil win on the road in Chester, NJ facing the West Morris Soccer Club Gladiators. West Morris started the game strong keeping the game tied at 0-0 for the opening 15 minutes.
The first break in the game fell to the wolFPack when West Morris failed to clear out a ball out of their 18 and Pete Garing was in the right place at the right time to knock in the games first goal.
It was not soon after where Garing found the back of the net 1 more time in the first half to give the traveling boys a 2 nil lead going into the break.
Netminder Mark Perillo was able to keep a clean sheet in the first half stopping any shots that came his way.
The second half seemed to be a little too much for the West Morris Soccer Gladiators as wolFPack got themselves into a little groove.
Garing opened up the second half with another goal to complete his second hat-trick of the season.
wolFPack’s 4th goal of the day came from a quick throw in by Garing into the path of Dylan “D.B.” Brown who turned and blasted a shot past the Gladiator goal keeper and celebrated with his SUPERMAN run back to the center circle.
Danny Ewing got in on the action too as he made a fantastic run into the box to receive a cross from Garing where Ewing ripped it into the back of the net. Ewing had an exceptional game on the wing with his tricky dribbling skills and ability to move the ball into the positive side of the pitch. His counterpart Daniel “D.R.” Raphael on the other wing has been stellar in his performance this season. D.R. has really been stepping up his game for the boys.
It was unfortunate for West Morris as they mishandled a clearance and the ball found its way into their own net making the final score 6 – nil.
The complete clean sheet on the day was tag teamed with Matt Toto in goal for the second half. He got busy and had to make a few saves to keep the sheet clean. Toto and Perillo continue to show their talents both in the net and on the field
The defensive efforts by Ryan “Medichio” Medich are proving to be the special ingredient in the back line for the wolFPack. Medichio can be found in every corner of the field through his tireless efforts. Dylan Sugg and Johnny Keogh assisted in anchoring the defense as they had to play a bigger part with Nick Ciccarelli being out sick Sugg and Keogh kept the West Morris wingers from getting through onto the negative side of the pitch an were instrumental in providing a few turnovers that transitioned into goals
The wolFPack will open up their first home game next Sunday at THE DEN against Denville Hurricanes at 1:15pm