GLADSTONE, NJ – It was supposed to be a tight Somerset County quarter final match with #2 seed Gill St. Bernard’s Knights taking on a surging #7 seed Watchung Hill’s Warriors. The second half lived up to the billing, but for those in attendance the game was pretty much already over as Gill St. Bernard’s scored four goals in the first half in rolling up a 7-3 victory over Watchung Hills Regional High School.
Anes Mrkulic led the Knights offensive juggernaut scoring three goals and adding an assist. The Knights’ Kevin Brito and Steven Bednarsky both scored twice and each added two assists.
Gill St. Bernard’s goalie Aaron Hinton got the win turning away 11 Warrior shots on goal. Watchung Hills goalie Matt Grunstein had nine saves in nets. The win advances Gill St. Bernard’s to the semifinals of the Somerset County Tournament. The win improves their record to 11-2 on the season while Watchung Hills falls to 7-4.