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Soccer: New Providence Boys Dropped by Union Catholic; Girls Shutout by Scotch Plains-Fanwood

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The New Providence boys’ soccer team fell to undefeated Union Catholic, 1-0, on Tuesday.

Brandon Barros-Dias’s first half goal proved to be the game’s only tally, as the Vikings improved to 11-0 on the season, while the Pioneers dropped to 4-4.

New Providence goalkeeper Dillon Konzelmann made seven saves in the losing effort.

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The Pioneers are back in action on Thursday when they visit David Brearley for the two teams’ third meeting of the year. The latest chapter in the rivalry a preliminary round match in the Union County Tournament.

On the girls’ side, goals from four different Scotch Plains-Fanwoo players led to a 4-0 victory for the Raiders.

Caroline Babis, Taylor Diggs, Jillian Lapidus and Christina Rodgers each scored, as Scotch Plains-Fanwood also improved to 11-0.

Pioneer keeper Jen Maluso made 10 saves in the game.

New Providence also returns to action on Thursday when they hit the road for a match at Oak Knoll. Kick-off for both games is scheduled for 4 p.m.

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