SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Before a large and boisterous crowd that attended theWestfield-Scotch Plains boys soccer showdown, the Blue Devils emerged victorious by topping the Raiders, 2-0.
Luke Beaulieu and Michael Birle found the back of the net for Westfield late in the second half of the game. The no. 16 Blue Devils goalie Cullen Birkel made 8 saves during the shutout victory. Sean Murray had eight saves for the Raiders, who had gone into the game ranked as the no. 2 team in the state.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood drops to 4-1 and will next play Elizabeth on Monday, Sept. 21. The Blue Devils will host Linen on Sept. 24 at 4:00 p.m.