Chatham Cougars Defeat Madison Dodgers in Overtime 2-1 in Varsity Boys Soccer

MADISON, NJ - The Chatham Cougars defeated the Madison Dodgers 2-1 in a hard fought overtime game of varsity boys soccer on Monday night.  During the first few minutes of the game, both teams struggled to gain an advantage.  However, 17 minutes into the game, Chatham's Sean Mchugh broke through Madison's defense and scored the first goal of the game.

Madison's star player Anton Benedikt immediately tried to tie the game up, but was unsuccessful. Over the next 20 minutes of play, Madison continually fed the ball to Benedkit, but he couldn’t put it in the net. With approximately eight minutes left in the first half, Benedikt was given a through ball over the defender's head, he was able to play the ball down and he beat both the defender and the goal keeper tying the game at 1-1. At half time the game was tied 1-1.

The next half was a real nail biter. Both teams had several scoring opportunities including Madison’s Santino Martirano, who had a shot on net late in the second half.  However, at the end of regulation, the game was still tied 1-1.

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The game continued into the first 10 minute overtime.  With four minutes left in overtime, Chatham’s David Gill sliced through Madison’s defense and placed the ball into the right side of the net giving Chatham a 2-1 victory.

Chatham’s Head Coach Mark Maka was very pleased with his team’s play.

“For them to be able to come out and play the way they did, I couldn’t be more proud,” he said.

The previous day, Chatham had played against Morris Catholic in the Morris County tournament and lost 1-0 in double overtime. Chatham's Coach was very happy with his team’s work ethic given that they played a tough game less than 48 hours prior, but still were able to come out and to defeat their rival.

Chatham is 6-4-1. Madison is 4-5-1.

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