HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It's on to round two for the Hasbrouck Heights boys soccer team.
Victor Barris scored two first half goals as the Aviators jumped out to 4-0 halftime lead, en route to a 5-0 victory over Midland Park Tuesday afternoon at Hitchcock Field in Hasbrouck Heights in the opening round of the NJSIAA North 1, Group 1 boys championships.
The second seeded Aviators will host Boonton Friday afternoon. Boonton defeated Cedar Grove 3-0 to advance to the next round.
The Aviators improve to 17-3 on the season with the win.
Mario Gomez, Michael Gerges and Rafael Mendoza also scored for the Aviators, while Tommy Capozzi, Ryan Garden and Killian Turner added assists.
Both Hasbrouck Heights goalies, Logan Kennedy and Dylan Van Ryn, made one save in picking up the combined shutout.
"This team continues to impress me," stated Hasbrouck Heights soccer coach William Thorne. "We’ve overcome some late season injuries and have had guys filling in different roles. We had three different goal scorers today and that’s something we’ve done all year. "
"It’s a special group."
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