From Staff Reports
KEYSER, W.Va. — Gabriel Ndiaye, the second-leading scorer in the country, helped the number two team in the nation, Montgomery College, hand Potomac State College its first loss, 5-1, Sunday afternoon at Keyser High School’s Tornado Alley.
Ndiaye and Geovanny Villatoro both scored two goals apiece and Michael Buscemi had the Knights’ other goal.
The Catamounts’ Brandon Lee, the seventh-leading scorer in the country, had Potomac State’s only goal on an assist from David Gogishvili at 31:59 of the second half that made the score 3-1.
All of Montgomery College’s goals were unassisted.
Villatoro broke a scoreless tie 1:26 before halftime.
In the second half, Ndiaye’s first goal less than three minutes in made it 2-0 and Buscemi’s goal two minutes later put the Knights in control at 3-0.
Ndiaye and Villatoro scored 20 seconds apart beginning with 10:47 remaining for the 5-1 final.
Montgomery outshot Potomac State 14-7 and held a 2-1 edge in corner kicks.
The Catamounts’ Connor Eberly made 11 saves while the Knights’ Marion Romero stopped three.
Potomac State (13-1-2 overall, 6-1-1 Region XX) visits Anne Arundel Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.
Montgomery (19-1, 6-0) will be the Region XX’s top seed and Potomac State will be No. 2 when the playoffs begin Oct. 27.
Frostburg State 4
St. Mary’s 0
FROSTBURG — Four different players scored as Frostburg State rolled to a shutout of St. Mary’s on senior day in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.
FSU posted its sixth shutout of the season and pushed its record to 11-3 overall and 4-2 in the CAC.
Leading 1-0 at halftime, the Bobcats exploded in the second half scoring three goals in an 11-minute stretch starting at 63:37.
Kyle Walczak found Bryan Lentine on a corner kick for a 2-0 lead to start the scoring surge in the second half. Kunle Akinfeleye connected with Joe Clarke for a goal at 75:00 and Raphael Adjeoda later assisted a goal to Akinfeleye at 84:03.
Jason Bennett scored unassisted in the 17th minute of the first half.
Hassan Mostafa stopped four shots for the Bobcats in net for his sixth win of the season. St. Mary’s Austin Brown allowing all four goals and making just three saves.
FSU visits Mary Washington on Saturday at 3:30 pm.