Ajani Motta leads Jericho boys soccer to Class A title

Jericho's Brian Lowenstein, right, celebrates with teammate Ajani Jericho's Brian Lowenstein, right, celebrates with teammate Ajani Motta following the Class A NYSPHSAA Boys Soccer Championship at Middletown High School. (Nov. 18, 2012) Photo Credit: Adrian Kraus

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MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- The Jericho boys soccer team won its second straight Class A State Championship by defeating Port Chester, 2-1, at Middletown High School on Sunday. Jericho finishes the season 20-1-1.

Jericho took an early 1-0 lead when senior Zach Cohen scored off a rebound in the second minute. Less than 10 minutes later, the Jayhawks struck again as Ajani Motta scored what would turn out to be the winning goal off a rebound in the 11th minute. Port Chester responded three minutes later when Bryan Suertegaray scored off a corner kick from Alexis Valdovinos.

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