OFA Boys Gain First Division Win In Tough Back To Back
POTSDAM - There has been no lack of effort in the OFA Boys Soccer Camp in the first half of the season.
The Devils played four straight overtime games and on Tuesday they travelled to Potsdam and gained their first division win of the season, 2-1 after losing a 3-1 decision at Peru on Monday night. Connor Griffith sparked the offense for the Devils setting up a Holden Woods goal with a corner kick and scoring the only of the second half on a 25-yard shot off a pass from Kam Johnson.
Potsdam's lone goal came Michael Vachas on an assist from Romano Sergi.
David Vernsey and Trent Lovely combined on eight saves for OFA and Vernsey tended a scoreless second half. Ansen Herrick finished with 11 saves for Potsdam.
"We played well and had a lot of chances. It was a hard fought game and a nice win for the boys. Hard work paid off today with a win," said OFA Coach Matt Morley.
"Trent Lovely played goal in the first half and made a great save. Dave Vernsey played the second half."
In the other Central games Salmon River downed Massena 1-0 and Malone dropped Canton 5-0.
Salmon River 1 - Massena 0: Tim Cook scored from Kade Cook for the only goal of the game and John Miller stopped nine shots for a shutout. Massena's Ryan Harrick finished with 14 saves for Massena.
"We made an adjustment on our corner kicks due to the width of the field. Tim managed to put Kade's corner neatly away with the head ball. Jared Showen continued to be a force at striker and in the midfield for us today. Massena has a good team and it was a great win for us."