SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The start of the Dayton boys varsity soccer team's season is less than two months away. The Bulldogs’ 2017 regular-season schedule follows:
September: 9/5 at Edison Academy (season opener/away); 9/7 vs. Oratory Catholic Prep (home opener); 9/9 at Union Catholic Regional HS; 9/12 at New Providence HS; 9/14 vs. Roselle Catholic; 9/16 vs. Bogota HS @ 10 a.m.; 9/23 vs. David Brearley HS @ 10 a.m.; 9/28 at Rahway HS.
October: 10/3 at Oratory Catholic HS; 10/5 vs. New Providence HS; 10/10 at Linden HS; 10/12 vs. Hillside HS; 10/13 vs. Governor Livingston HS; 10/17 vs. Roselle Park HS; 10/19 at Abraham Clark HS; 10/24 at David Brearley HS @ 6 p.m.; 10/26 vs. Rahway HS.
(Note: All games start at 4 p.m. unless noted)
Last year, Dayton (16-8-1) and seeded number two in the North 2 Group 1 Sectional Tournament, which they won. The Bulldogs lost 1-0 in the semifinals of the state tournament to Verona.
Among the returning players are All-Union County First Team and All-Valley Division member, Anthony Nagy; All-Union County Second Team and All-Valley Division member, Diogo Barros; and All-Valley Division member, Bryce Forys.