WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills (7-2) defeated previously unbeaten Bound Brook in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday, 3-1.
It was the Warrior's fifth straight victory.
Led by goals by Pawel Cudnoch and Hans Hoffman, who had one goal and one assist on the day, the Warriors were able to contain Bound Brook attacker Gerald Cubero and went up, 2-0 at the half.
Halfway through the second period, Bound Brook rallied and tallied a free kick goal from Christopher Cisneros.
The Crusaders rallied but 20 minutes later, Ryan Santos hit the net with a rocket of a goal for Watchung Hills.
Coach Salton said," We are very proud of the boys. They played with a lot of passion, aggressiveness, and heart. I thought we did a nice job of containing the states 2nd leading goal scorer as he did not score (He had 23 goals entering today). During tournament play, we are essentially playing one-game seasons. We just want to keep finding a way to get a good result and keep advancing. Today, was a great day and team win."
Matt Grunstein added 11 saves to his season for Watchung Hills and Obrian Arias stopped nine for Bound Brook.