Rams Boys' Soccer Shuts Out Guilford On Saturday, Earns Share Of Oronoque Crown

Rams Boys' Soccer Shuts Out Guilford On Saturday, Earns Share Of Oronoque Crown


On Saturday night, Cheshire High School boys’ soccer (8-4-1) celebrated after earning their fifth straight victory, 1-0, over host Guilford (10-3-2) at Bittner Park. In avenging a 2-1 loss on Sept. 28 at home, the Rams tied the Grizzlies atop the Southern Connecticut Conference Oronoque Division (7-1) and earned a co-championship.

Cheshire posted the game-winner with 11:07 remaining in the first half. Senior Sahil Banerjee passed across to junior Samir Dishnica, who buried a shot in the upper left corner of the net.

CHS had another prime opportunity after senior co-captain Murphy Malone was taken down in the box with 28 minutes remaining. The Rams were awarded a penalty kick, but Guilford junior goalkeeper Justin Hess saved a shot by Dishnica.

The Grizzlies earned four of their five corner kicks in the second half, however the Rams held them scoreless. Senior goalkeeper Andres Diosa, who has earned four of Cheshire’s six shutouts, made a save in the road win.

Hess had four saves.

On Monday, the Rams end the regular season against Daniel Hand (12-1-2) at 6 p.m. In the first meeting on Sept. 30, the Tigers won 5-3 in Madison.


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