Boys’ soccer wins with second-half goals

Week of 1.24 - 1.29.2022

1.28.2022 – The Menlo boys’ soccer rolled to a 5-1 victory, handing visiting Harker its first league loss in a match Friday.
The Knights and Eagles hold 4-1-0 West Bay Athletic League records.
Menlo got on the scoreboard first when sophomore Alessandro Velazquez scored the first of his three goals midway through the first half. Senior Jonah Menlo sophomore Alessandro Velazquez netted a hat trick in Menlo's 5-1 victory over Harker on Fri... Menlo sophomore Alessandro Velazquez netted a hat trick in Menlo’s 5-1 victory over Harker on Friday.
Credit: P. McKenney
Blaydes-Greenberg scored coming out of the second half with 35:44 left.
Velazquez scored his second, netting a shot off a defender with 27 minutes left for a 3-0 lead. He scored his third off an assist from senior Amari Makasini midway through the second half. Twenty seconds later, senior Daniel Louie gave the Knights a 5-0 lead, scoring on a feed from sophomore Andre Gonzalez Lombera. Harker scored with 6:44 left

The JV game was cancelled.

Menlo 2, Crystal Springs 1

1.26.2022 – The Menlo boys’ soccer team scored twice in the second half in a 2-1 victory over visiting Crystal Springs in a WBAL match Wednesday.
Menlo (5-3-2 overall, 3-1 league) next plays Harker at home Friday.
The Gryphons scored first coming out of a 0-0 halftime. Menlo sophomore Alex Boesch scored the equalizer with a header on senior Amari Makasini’s assist with 15:10 left. Seven minutes later, senior Jonah Blaydes-Greenberg scored the winner off a goalie deflection.

JV: Menlo 3, CS 0

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  • Menlo sophomore Alex Boesch scored on a header with 18 minutes left.