Using a 2-4-1 formation and unselfish ball movement, the Blazers dominated possession in both games and peppered their opponents’ goal with numerous shots through the help of consistent wide play.
Jude Bidle, Robbie Lynch and Alex Hatfield all notched goals against the Hunterdon FC Blast.
Against the Montgomery Travelers SC Pumas, the scoring was started by a sharp one-touch strike by Luke Bidle assisted by Robbie Lynch. Later, Luke Bidle assisted on a goal by Abhyan Jaikishen, who rocketed a shot past the goalkeeper in the lower left corner. Jason Lobben, Luke Okupski, and Hatfield combined to shut out their opposition.
The Blazers were also led by solid play from Ryan Sargent, Vinnie Giangrasso, Connor Monaghan, Teddy Gutman, Sami Khayyat, Eddie Estrada and Romulo Lopez.
In addition to their league play in the Mid New Jersey Soccer Association, the Blazers have also advanced to the semi-finals in the U12 8v8 format NJYS 2013-2014 National Championship Series after defeating the Montgomery Travelers SC Jaguars, 2-1.
The Blazers join the Lawrence Hamnett U12 Sharks in the semi-finals of the National Championship Series, after the Sharks defeated the New Jersey Dynamo '01 MESSI 3-2.
Both Lawrence teams will face teams from the Ironbound Soccer Club on Saturday, Oct. 26. The finals are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 27.