Benson, Matos star for undefeated Wizards

first_imgComing in from opposite ends of the JCC of Bayonne Indoor Soccer Jr. Division standings, the (2-0) Wizards and the (0-2) Knights faced off for the second time this season. Shut out in their first bout, the Knights set their sights on getting off the schneid. Battling to a 0-0 deadlock for over fifteen minutes, the Knights couldn’t get on the board in spite of signs of improvement as Aviv Talmor, Amir Asouti, and Nathan Caballero teaming up for 10 shots on goal. Anchored by David Matos at net and the Gabreal sisters, Amy and Ereny, clearing the defensive zone, the Wizards began to make strides as Christian Benson drilled in two quick goals off assists by Amy and Ereny Gabreal. Trailing 2-0, the Knights tried to load up on offense with Louai Asouti and Vedant Gopalan leading the charge but once again the Wizards weathered the barrage. Still locked in a dogfight, the Wizards finally got some breathing room as Amy Gabreal and Christian Benson notched two more goals for the Wizards making it 4-0. Facing another shutout, the Knights piled up another half dozen shots on the net but the Wizards prevailed with another solid effort on defense.Week 2 Jr. Division:Offensive Player of the Week: Christian Benson – WizardsDefense Player of the Week: David Matos – WizardsTeamwork/Leadership Player of the Week: Sebastian Echeverry – Wizardslast_img read more