Game Recap: Mustangs Bow to No. 3 Vikings

Game Recap: Mustangs Bow to No. 3 Vikings

The Vikings of Ocean County College are ranked No. 3 in the country this year and the Montgomery County Community College felt the full brunt of that ranking Tuesday.

The Mustangs started out well, holding the Vikings scoreless for the first third of the first half. But at 16:00, the Vikings broke the 0-0 tie. The Mustangs had trouble regaining composure and eight minutes later the Vikings were able to put in another. However, the Mustangs did not break under the two-goal deficit, as the team managed to keep the Vikings scoreless for the remainder of the half.

Going into the second half up 2-0, the Vikings were on the hunt for more goals, hoping to widen the lead. Again the Mustangs started strong, but eventually bent under exhaustion. At 53:00 and 55:00, the Vikings lit up the board with two more goals. The sequential blows were crushing for the Mustangs, on whom the 0-4 deficit took its toll.

Before the end of regulation time, the Vikings were able to rack up three more goals, concluding the game with a 7-0 victory. Mustangs freshman goal keeper had a stellar performance, notching 11 saves in the effort.