NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Going into the game, North Plainfield knew they had to play their best soccer in order to beat a very tough East Brunswick Tech team. On Friday, they did just that, and then some.

The Canucks (11-1) not only shutout their opponents but managed to score seven goals against a very good defensive squad. East Brunswick Tech (11-4-1) has shutout their opponents in each of their 11 wins this year.

Canuck’s players Ronaldo Garcia and Brandon Diaz led the charge on offense. Garcia scored a goal and set up another. Brandon Diaz led the team with two goals. Eric Acosta, Daniel Spontak, Kenny Navas and Eric Chavez also all had goals for North Plainfield.

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Following the first half, the score was still relatively close. North Plainfield took a 2-0 lead into the half. Knowing they were playing a very good team, the team came out and put on a show in the second half, where they scored their remaining five goals.

The Canucks maintained possession for most of the game, firing 19 shots on goal. East Brunswick goalie Troy Bello, despite allowing seven goals, still managed to make 12 saves. East Brunswick had eight shots. North Plainfield goalie Danny Gonzalez made five stops in order to preserve the shutout.

North Plainfield will not have much time to celebrate the win, as they will take on an equally tough Pingry team on Saturday in the SCT. Pingry is sporting a solid 8-2-1 record on the season and is also coming off a shutout victory over North Hunterdon.

Box Score

Team

1

2

Final

North Plainfield (11-1)

2

5

7

East Brunswick Tech (11-4-1)

0

0

0

North Plainfield Team Stats

Shots

19

North Plainfield Player Stats

Player

Goals

Assists

Saves

Ronaldo Garcia

1

1

0

Brandon Diaz

2

1

0

Eric Acosta

1

1

0

Erik Chavez

1

0

0

Daniel Spontak

1

0

0

Kenny Navas

1

0

0

Kevin Tabares

0

2

0

Anthony Alvarez

0

1

0

Andrew Guanatagsi

0

1

0

Danny Gonzalez (Goalie)

0

0

5

East Brunswick Tech Team Stats

Shots

8

East Brunswick Tech Player Stats

Player

Goals

Assists

Saves

Troy Bello (Goalie)

0

0

12