Class A North

Freehold 2, Middletown South 1

Junior Andy Rizo set up a goal by Jose Silva in the 21st minute and later scored in the 63rd to help the Colonials (3-1, 1-1) jump out to a two-goal lead en route to a win over the Eagles (0-3, 0-2). Middletown South junior Blake Finlayson scored on a 20-yard direct kick in the 77th to cut the Freehold lead in half.

Middletown North 2, No. 9 Howell 1

Sophomore Ryan Binn scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute off a pass from junior Jordan Stratton and the Lions (1-1, 1-1) took down the Rebels (1-2, 1-2) for their first win of the season. Senior Andthony Chiaino opened the scoring in the 23rd minute on an assist from senior Dan Cavanaugh, giving Middletown North a 1-0 lead. Chiaino one-timed a 30-yard strike that hit the crossbar and bounced down over the goal-line.

No. 2 CBA 3, No. 1 Freehold Twp. 2

Junior Matt Mawson capped a run of three CBA goals in under eight minutes following a Freehold Township red card and the Colts (3-1, 3-0) rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Patriots (1-1-1, 1-1-0) in a match-up of the top two ranked teams in the Shore Sports Network Top 10.

Junior Matt Thorsheim scored the first two goals for CBA and set up the winner with a diagonal through-ball that made it across the box to Mawson, who finished for the go-ahead score in the 72nd minute.

Freehold Township goalkeeper Mike Christina was issued a red card for a push to a CBA player away from the play with 16:16 left to play and his team leading 2-0. Thorsheim made the ensuing penalty kick to pull CBA within 2-1.

Backup goalkeeper Jake Konig was whistled for a violation for dropping the ball inside the 18-yard box and picking it up again, which gave CBA an indirect kick from the spot. After a touch on the ball, Thorsheim burried a shot to the lower left of the goal to tie the game in the 69th minute.

The Patriots broke a scoreless tie in the 48th minute on a goal by Nick Facendo, who played a give-and-go with senior Chris Hoskins, took a touch toward the middle and buried a shot to the far right post.

Hoskins gave the Patriots a 2-0 lead in the 53rd with a near-post header off a free kick by senior Mike Maltese from outside the 18-yard box on the left side.

Marlboro 2, No. 4 Manalapan 1

Junior Steven Karp scored two first-half goals and the Mustangs (1-1, 1-1) handed the defending Central Jersey Group IV champion Braves (1-1, 1-1) their first loss of the season. Junior P.J. Ringle assisted the first goal by Karp in the third minute and Karp laer converted a penalty kick in the 20th to give Marlboro a 2-0 lead.

Senior Joe Ahn cut the Manalapan deficit in half with a goal in the 63rd minute on a Rocky Garretson assist.


Class A South

Lacey 5, Southern 1

Senior Robert Biele scored two goals to go with an assist and the Lions (3-1, 2-1) rolled to a win over the Rams (0-4, 0-3). Junior Andrew Strohmetz, senior Hunter Dorsey and sophomore Reilly Hunt each added a goal for Lacey.

Junior Luke Kretschmer scored the lone Southern goal to cut the Lacey lead to 2-1 in the 47th minute before Biele and Strohmetz scored within five minutes of one another to give Lacey a 4-1 lead by the 60th minute.

Toms River South 2, Jackson Memorial 1

Senior Evan Niemierowski and junior Chris Kluxten each scored a goal and the Indians (3-1, 3-0) edged the Jaguars (2-2-1, 1-1-1) for their third straight win since losing to Holmdel in their season-opener. Senior Cameron Geerinck assisted Kluxten's game-winning goal.

Senior Joey Stoltenberg scored Jackson Memorial's lone goal on an assist from senior Nick Schlageter.


Class B Central

Point Beach 4, Keyport 1

Sophomore Danny Savage scored the go-ahead goal in the 23rd minute to break a 1-1 tie and sophomore Aris Papoutsakis tacked on insurance goals in both the 34th and 36th minutes as the Garnet Gulls (2-3, 2-1) pulled away to beat the Red Raiders (0-2, 0-2).

Sophomore Andrew Garrow assisted Savage's game-winner and junior Anthony Decraene fed Papoutsakis on his first goal. Papoutsakis drilled a free kick to cap the scoring before halftime.

Sophomore Christian Maness opened the scoring with a goal in the seventh minute off a set-up by senior Johan Rosa. Junior Brendan O'Brien tied the game with a goal in the 10th minute for Keyport.

No. 5 Shore 5, Mater Dei Prep 0

Junior Dante Montesinos scored two goals and assisted two more as the Blue Devils (4-0, 3-0) pulled away to beat the Seraphs (0-3, 0-3) with four second-half goals.

Senior J.T. Kessler scored his ninth goal of the season to open the scoring in the 23rd minute on an assist by Montesinos, who later set up a goal by junior Stevie Johnson to give Shore a 2-0 lead in the 44th minute.

Two minutes later, freshman Leonardo Montesinos scored his first varsity goal off a pass from sophomore Matt Quesada, followed by two goals from Dante Montesinos in the 65th and 73rd minutes. Kessler assisted the second of Montesinos' goals while junior Matt Dutra set up the first.

St. Rose 2, Ranney 1

Junior Jack Cusack scored the game-winning goal on a 20-yard direct kick with less than 30 seconds to play and the Purple Roses (2-2, 2-1) handed the Panthers (3-1, 2-1) their first loss of the season. Junior Sean Breuche scored off a rebound in to give St. Rose a 1-0 lead in the first half.

Asbury Park 3, Henry Hudson 0

Sophomore Widmaier Beaubrun scored the first of three second-half goals to help the Blue Bishops (2-2, 2-1) pull out a win over the Admirals (0-2, 0-2). Junior Stanley Desulme and senior Woodjerry Cetoute each scored their first varsity goal in the win.


Class B South

Lakewood 1, Manchester 0

Apolinar Grande's goal in the 15th minute off an assist by Gio Hernandez turned out to be the difference as the Piners (1-3, 1-2) edged the Hawks (0-4, 0-3) for their first win of the season. Moises Galvan saved 11 shots to secure the shutout in goal.

Jackson Liberty 5, Barnegat 1

Senior Brandon Pirog recorded a hat trick to up his season total to six goals and the Lions (2-1-1, 2-0-1) rolled to a win over the Bengals (2-3, 1-2). Seniors Morgan Barkley and Bryan Garry each added a goal for Jackson Liberty.

Donovan Catholic 0, Central 0

No. 10 Point Boro 1, Pinelands 0

Senior Sam Monaco scored the deciding goal with 1:40 left on a feed from Ryan Griffith and the Panthers (3-1, 2-1) topped the Wildcats (2-2, 2-1) in a key early-season B South showdown.