Florham Park Soccer Rockers traveled to Sparta on Sunday afternoon to take on their arch rival. Rockers came away with a 3-0 win to move to the top of the table in flight 1.
Gracie Kelly opened up the scoring for the Rockers off a corner kick. Jess Byrne pushed the lead to 2-0 off a feed from Sadie O.
Mia Zirpoli finished off the scoring with assists coming from Ava Dicostanzo and Boppy. Zirpoli extended her goal scoring streak to 3 games.
All MCYSA first team goalkeeper Gia Dalessio shared the shutout but was carted off the field early in the second half with a lip injury. In a controversial decision,
Coaches Medich and O’Leary took stalwart striker Gracie Kelly and put her in goal. The move paid off as Kelly closed the door and shared in the shutout.
Stellar defense by Ryan O’Leary, Mia Heinold, Sara Coto, Isabelle Medich and Ashley Peterson kept the Sparta attack quiet and helped earn the shutout.
Rockers head to Summit next week.