Boys soccer team beats Lenape Valley, 3-0

HAMBURG. Wallkill Valley plays Newton to a scoreless tie.

| 09 Oct 2023 | 11:10

The Wallkill Valley Regional High School boys soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to four by going 1-0-1 in its two games last week.

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Ivan Reyes and Delight Oti each had a goal and an assist and Soumill Puthezhath also scored as the Rangers earned a 3-0 victory over Lenape Valley at home in Hamburg. Alijaan Anjum made four saves to post the shutout.

Two days later, Anjum turned in a six-save effort as Wallkill Valley played to a scoreless tie with Newton there.

The Rangers (7-3-2) were seeded 11th for the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament and were scheduled to play host to 18th-seeded Hopatcong on Monday, Oct. 9.

Here’s how other Wallkill Valley sports teams fared last week:

Girls soccer

The Rangers played well but surrendered a goal in the second overtime in bowing, 1-0, to Butler on the road Thursday, Oct. 5.

Jackie Schels starred in goal, making 10 saves in the loss.

Wallkill Valley (0-8-2) was seeded 18th and was slated to play at 11th-seeded Kittatinny in a H/W/S Tournament first-round game Oct. 9.

Field hockey

The eighth-seeded Rangers fell to ninth-seeded Lenape Valley, 2-0, after allowing two fourth-period goals in the second round of the H/W/S Tournament on Oct. 3 in Stanhope.

Antonella Ferrari was outstanding in goal, with 13 saves.

Wallkill Valley (3-4-2) is set to play host to Pequannock at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.

Girls tennis

Wallkill Valley, seeded 13th, suffered a 4-1 setback to fourth-seeded Lenape Valley in the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 tournament Oct. 5 in Stanhope.

Kaylyn Bowden won in straight sets at first singles for the Rangers.

Claire Kornak (second singles), Megan Nolan (third singles), Brooke Galway and Fiona Gordon (first doubles), and Audrey Newsome and Tori Shikata (second doubles) also competed for Wallkill Valley (1-8).

Cross country

Junior Delana Einreinhofer placed fourth with a time of 20:05 to lead the Rangers at the New Balance Shore Coaches Invitational at Holmdel Park in Holmdel on Sept. 30.

Sophomore Jackson Saltzman was the highest-placing boys finisher at the same event, finishing in 94th place in 20:12.