WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Present meets the past on Thursday, August 1, when the Wood-Ridge High School Boys soccer team holds its annual game against the Wood-Ridge alumni.  This is the third consecutive year the two have met, with the alumni seeking their first win. Game time is 4 pm at Donna Ricker Field.

For the first time, a trophy, that the winning team will keep, will be presented according to Wood-Ridge head coach Alberica DePierro.  

The game has grown each year, with 21 alumni already signed up for the game, including:   Adrian Lopez (class of 2015), Faisal Haddad (class of 2016), Timothy Latif (class of 2017), Daniel Cygan (class of 2018), Brian Argueta (class of 2018). 

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“I look forward to this game every season now,” said DePierro. “It is a special moment as present meets past and it is a chance to build the bond for this program. It’s a wonderful tradition that I started here and hope it carries on well after I am no longer here. 

“You can only know who you are if you know who you have been,”  DePierro stated. 


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