Officers from the Manchester Township Police were out in force to support their community this weekend during a charity soccer match benefiting the Lakehurst/Manchester Soccer Association.

lmsa benefitThe match, held on Friday, Aug. 1 at Manchester Township High School, raised money for the installation of game lights at the LMSA complex.

Playing for the Manchester Township Police were Chief Brian Klimakowski, Lt. Robert Dolan, Detective Sgt. James Sharkey, Sgt. Michael Leming, Sgt. Richard Mazza, Detective Chris Hemhauser, Ptl. John Decker, Ptl. Keith Craig, Ptl. Jason Wiener, Special Officer Nicholas Greenwood and Dispatcher Kaitlin Black. The team was organized and coached by Ptl. Doug Higgins and Capt. Lisa Parker.

In the end, the Officers edged out a 4-3 victory over the LMSA team, which was made up of the organization’s alumni.

“Even though it rained Friday night during the match, it was still a fun event for all and we plan to continue supporting the LMSA,” Ptl. Higgins said.