Class A North

No. 1 CBA 6, Howell 0

Seniors Luke Pascarella and Zuri Mondesir each scored two goals and the Colts (2-0, 1-0) cruised past the Rebels (1-2, 0-1) to win their home opener.

Pascarella opened the scoring in the 16th minute off a set-up by senior Joe Costa and junior Shane Borenius and made it 4-0 in the 52nd off a pass from junior Brett Sieg, who finished with two assists.

Mondesir scored the last two CBA goals in the 66th and 71st minutes.

Junior Tommy Glynn scored in the 34th minute off a pass from Sieg to make it 2-0 and Borenius finished off a cross from Costa two minutes into the second half to extend the CBA lead to 3-0.

Marlboro 2, No. 8 Middletown South 1

Senior Max Shushkovsky assisted a goal by senior Mike Steinberg, then scored the game-winner to lift the Mustangs (2-0, 1-0) to a win over the Eagles (1-2, 0-1).

Junior Matt Glynn scored the Middletown South goal.


Class A Central

No. 3 Holmdel 7, Shore 1

Senior Jack Giamanco notched a hat trick and the Hornets (3-0, 1-0) fired off four unanswered goals in the first 31 minutes to put away the Blue Devils (1-2, 0-1). Giamanco converted a penalty kick as part of the hot start, scored again in the 32nd off a pass from junior Noah Mendez to make it 5-1, and finished off a pass from senior Byron Ng in the 56th.

Ng assisted two goals, including the first goal of the game by Mendez in the fourth minute. Senior Mark Walier made it 3-0 off a pass from junior Ben Milstein and senior Eric Hinds extended the lead to 4-0 off a pass from his younger brother, Connor.

Jason Ng added a goal in the second half off an assist from senior Anthony Pesce.

Freshman Nick DiNapoli scored Shore's lone goal in the 32nd minute for his first varsity goal.


Class A South

No. 4 Jackson Memorial 6, Brick Memorial 2

Senior Ed Jacoby scored in the final 30 seconds of the first half to break a 1-1 tie and the Jaguars (4-0, 1-0) blew the game open in the second half to pull away with a win over the Mustangs (0-3, 0-1).

Junior Drew Walenty opened the scoring while senior Gianluca Gruosso, sophomore Steve Bado, junior Brendan Labbe and junior Bugra Celik each scored in the second half.



Freehold Boro 6, Brick 1

Senior Isaac Ball pumped in a hat trick, including two goals in the first 11 minutes to get the Colonials (2-1) started in a win over the Green Dragons (0-3-1).

Junior Mike Romero-Vargas added two goals and two assists and senior Phil Franco chipped in a goal as well for Freehold Boro.

Long Branch 0, No. 10 Matawan 0

The Huskies (2-0-1) played a man down for the second time in three games due to a red card for a foul by the last man on defense, but overcame the 70-minute disadvantage to pull out a scoreless draw against the Green Wave (0-2-1).

Middletown North 2, Rumson-Fair Haven 1

Senior Pete Angelucci assisted goals by juniors Denzel Boeteng and Alex Perez to help the Lions (4-0) top the Bulldogs (0-2) and become the one of the Shore's first three 4-0 teams in 2019 (Monmouth, Jackson Memorial).

No. 2 Manasquan 2, Neptune 0

Senior Drew Greenblatt slammed in a cross from senior Louis Cajas and junior Tommy Johnson added a header off a long ball from senior Chris Pierro as the Warriors (1-0) rode two first-half goals to a shutout win over the Scarlet Fliers (3-1) in their season-opener.

Monmouth 2, Central 1

Senior Mason Martonelli scored his seventh goal in four games and it proved to be the game-winner that secure the unbeaten Falcons (4-0) a win over the Golden Eagles (0-3).

Martonelli made the score 2-0 in the first half off a pass from sophomore Kaan Pehlivan, which followed a goal by senior Mathis Quesada off a feed from junior Bryan Leonard to make the score 1-0.

Sophomore Mike Azzerone scored to put Central on the board in the second half.

St. John Vianney 2, Red Bank Catholic 1

Sophomore Johnny Troiano scored two goals and the Lancers (1-3) picked up their first win by topping the Caseys (0-3).

Michael DeLeonardis tied the game with a goal on a free kick in the 30th before Troiano answered in the 52nd. His opening goal in the 10th minute came on an assist by senior Armand Valentino.



Montgomery 7, Asbury Park 4



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