The Hoboken Boys Soccer Team defeated Belvidere in the first round of the North II Group 1 State Playoffs capturing the programs first state victory in 15 years. First year Head Coach Nico Percontino was very happy for his players, but knows it’s just the beginning. Nicola Percontino broke the scoreless tie late in the first half off a pass from state assist leader Ewan Sanchez. Danny Henson scored early in 2nd half off an assist from Andrew Paredes. Belvidere cut the lead to 2-1 then Sanchez fired a lefty rocket off a pass from Victor Martinez and Danny Henson sealed the victory with a late goal off a pass from Sanchez. Hoboken travels to 3rd seeded New Providence on Thursday with a trip to the sectional semifinals at stake.
- 1 Belvidere High School
- 4 Hoboken High School
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