Staples Boys' Soccer Advances to Quarterfinals in 2-1 Overtime Victory

Staples Boys' Soccer Advances to Quarterfinals in 2-1 Overtime Victory

Captain Frankie Bergonzi '11 battles for the ball with two Indian defenders in the middle of the field. Bergonzi was a key player on the defensive side in helping the Wreckers move onto the quarterfinals of the Class LL State Tournament. | Photo by Eric Essagof '11

The Wreckers boys soccer team defeated the Guilford Indians 2-1 in overtime. They now move on to the quarterfinals of the Class LL tournament.

For the first half of the game featured a defensive struggle as the defenses of both teams showed up to play. There was little offensive activity until the second half, when a corner kick from Steve Smith ’12 turned into the first goal of the game. This was quickly followed by an Indians goal. The game then went into overtime, when Greg Gudis ’11 scored the game-winning goal. Shortly after the goal Gudis was taken off the field with an ankle injury. The quarterfinal match will be played on November 13.