NICK OF TIME: Princeton High boys’ soccer player Nick Petruso flies after the ball in recent state tournament action. Last Wednesday, freshman striker Petruso, who was called up to the varsity team in October, scored two goals to help third-seeded PHS edge second-seeded Monroe 2-1 in the Central Jersey Group 4 sectional semis. Petruso and the Little Tigers went on to edge top-seeded and defending Group 4 champion Hunterdon Central 1-0 in overtime in the sectional final on Friday. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
By Bill Alden
Nick Petruso started the fall playing on the freshman squad for the Princeton High boys’ soccer program.
It didn’t take long for the precocious striker to move up the ranks. Dominating at the freshman level and then starring for the junior varsity, Petruso ended up on the varsity team by October. more