Men’s Soccer Preview: Jesuit vs Mountainside

After a big win against Westview on Monday night, Jesuit will play their final Metro League game against Mountainside. They look to continue their 5-game win streak and to finish the regular season undefeated in the Metro League. The Crusaders are #2 in 6A OSAA ranking but are taking on a strong Mountainside squad. The Mavericks currently have an overall record of 11-2, scoring 32 goals and conceding 8. 

This night will be special for seniors as it will be their last regular season home game played on Cronin Field. They hope to end on a positive note and get a win as fans and parents watch from the stands. 

Junior Drew Pedersen has been the driving offensive force for the Crusaders with 12 goals and 5 assists on the season. His efforts have helped the team notch important wins throughout the season.

Mountainside have been impressive defensively this season, only conceding 8 goals in 13 games. They will try to stay solid in the back and keep out Jesuit’s skillful attackers. 

With playoffs around the corner, this game may determine who will play after the regular season ends. Seniors will look to make one last mark on Cronin Field and come out with a win. This will be an unpredictable game between two talented teams and is bound to be an intense encounter.