Warriors shut out Cocalico to stay unbeaten in SectionBoys’ Soccer

By on September 14, 2011

Freshman midfielder Armin Efendic had a two-point game, including a late insurance goal, and the Warwick boys soccer team posted a 2-0 shutout over Cocalico in a Section One-Two crossover game in Denver on Monday.

The victory improved the Warriors’ league record to 3-0 in Section One (4-1 overall).

Following a scoreless first half, Asher Klahold’s tally with 17:15 elapsed in the second, on an assist from Efendic, gave the WHS boys a lead they never relinquished.

Warwick held an 11-4 advantage in shots, but it remained only a one-goal game until Efendic beat Eagles’ keeper Austin Zeiber with just 1:06 remaining to double the Warriors’ lead. Ryan Bertrando added an assist on the play.

The Warwick boys also built an 8-1 edge in corner kicks, but Zeiber finished with nine saves to keep Cocalico in striking distance. Senior Tanner Biemesderfer had four stops between the pipes for the Warriors.

Last Saturday in non-league action, Cumberland Valley jumped to a 4-0 lead and went on to defeat Warwick 5-2 in Lititz.

Max Shedlosky and Jared Martinelli scored two goals apiece to lead the Eagles, who controlled a 3-0 game at the half.

The stats were fairly even, as both squads had two corner kicks and the Eagles built only a slim 13-10 advantage in shots.

Finally, however, the Warwick boys got on the scoreboard on a goal by Derek Adams with 14:17 elapsed in the second, cutting CV’s lead to 4-1. Bertrando had an assist on the play.

Jonathan Wenger’s goal, from Klahold, with 6:07 remaining completed the scoring.

Biemesderfer had eight stops in goal for Warwick, while Mike Kirk and Ben Steele combined to make eight saves for the Eagles. More SOCCER, page B-5

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