PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Gov. Livingston boys soccer team came to play in Plainfield defeating the Cardinals, 4-1 Tuesday afternoon.
The Highlanders took an early lead when Josiah Crawford scored with a low drive from the edge of the penalty area. Crawford then doubled the Highlander lead with another well placed shot after a weaving solo run.
Plainfield pulled a goal back, firing into the roof of the net from close range, but Connor King restored the Highlanders two-goal cushion with a header right on the stroke of halftime.
Early in the second half Justin Ladzinski scored off a corner to put the game away for Governor Livingston and move the Highlanders to 5-2-1 for the season.
Andre Perez Santalla and Connor Bigelow shared time in goal recording a combined 11 saves.
Up next, Gov. Livinston will host Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Thursday at 4 p.m.