April 29, 2018: BSSL's Warehouse Gunners defeated Polonia Wallington 2-1 in the USASA Region 1 Mengel Cup Quarterfinals.
Both of Warehouse Gunner's goals were scored by #18 Marty Galvin. He struck first at the 24 minute mark, when he dispossessed a Polonia Wallington defender and beat the goalie 1v1. His second goal, he buried with a left toe poke in the upper corner of the net at the 65 minute mark. This put the Warehouse Gunners up 2-0.
But Polonia Wallington was not done yet. A header off a corner kick, made it a 2-1 match with around 15 minutes remaining. "Game on" was heard from the Warehouse Gunner bench.
Although, Polonia Wallington had some attacking opportunities, the Warehouse Gunners defending line stood strong and outstanding goalkeeping kept them at bay. Warehouse Gunners also kept constant offensive pressure on Polonia Wallington into the final minutes of the match, including a shot off the post and a shot off a nice crossing pass to an attacker that just went wide.
Warehouse Gunners will advance to the Regional 1 semifinals and travel away to face the winner of NY Pancyprian Freedoms/Danbury United match on May 20th. More USASA Mengel Cup Semifinal match details to come.
20 May - Semifinals
17 June - Final - Ukrainian American Sports Center