Toms River, NJ: Centurions suffer first loss of the season against GSAC opponent the Vikings of Ocean County College with an intense 2-3 score.
No goals were scored in the first half of competition. Both teams were only able to get 7 shots off in the first half with only 2 shots on goal by the Centurions and 4 shots on goal by the Vikings.
Vikings Kevin Miller scored the first goal of the match 10 minutes into the second half to put OCC up 0-1. Freshman midfielder Dennis Lara scored his first goal of the season to tie it up 1-1. The game remained tied for the next 8 minutes and it was Cory Branz of Ocean CC to put the Vikings back on top 1-2. Not to be outdone Centurions leading scorer sophomore forward Salvatore Ficarotta (Yardley, PA/Pennsbury) responded with an unassisted goal to even the score 2-2. Unfortunately, for the Centurions, Branz again scored the go ahead and game winning goal to give the Vikings the 2-3 victory
The Centurions move to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in EPAC play. The Centurions will look to remain unbeaten in EPAC play as they travel to the Mustangs of Montgomery County Community College on Tuesday, September 17 for a 3 PM start at the Proving Grounds Stadium. The Mustangs are currently 2-1-1.
Bucks County Community College Centurions are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX and the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC). Follow the Centurions at Centurion Athletics and Twitter at Bucks Centurions.