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Class A North

No. 1 CBA 9, Middletown North 0

Junior Daniel McNamara recorded a hat trick, with all three goals coming in the second half, as the Colts (2-0, 2-0) manhandled the Lions (0-1, 0-1).

CBA stormed out to a 3-0 lead by halftime, with senior Dylan Cupo putting up a goal and an assist and sophomore Lawrence Mancino assisting two goals during the fast start. CBA got started with an own goal in the 12th minute before junior Jack D'Eletta made it 2-0 in the 25th.

Senior Gabe Noble assisted two second-half goals - one by McNamara and another by senior Vincent Fasano. McNamara's third goal was the first of three in the 79th minute by CBA, which closed out the game with goals from senior Brian Dinnell and junior Michael Sheridan.

Marlboro 1, Howell 0

Senior Alex Fischler scored two minutes into the game and the Mustangs held on to top the Rebels in the season-opener for both teams.

No. 8 Long Branch 2, Middletown South 0

Senior Davenson JoinVilmar scored his second goal in as many games and the Green Wave (1-1, 1-1) bounced back from an opening-day loss at CBA by blanking the Eagles (0-2, 0-1).

JoinVilmar scored off a pass from classmate Eduardo Ribiero and Long Branch added a second goal when junior Jeremy Hernandez scored off a pass from sophomore Chris Lopez.

No. 4 Freehold Twp. at Manalapan - PPD, Friday, 3:45 p.m.

 

Class A Central

Holmdel 5, Monmouth 1

Senior Brendan Worobel went off for four goals and the Hornets (1-0, 1-0) rolled through the Falcons (1-1, 0-1) for an opening-day win.

No. 10 Rumson-Fair Haven 1, Red Bank Catholic 0

Senior Luke Pentikis earned a penalty kick in the 33rd minute and converted it for the game's lone goal as the Bulldogs (1-0, 1-0) fought off the Caseys (1-1, 0-1) in the season-opener for Rumson.

No. 6 Ocean 3, Shore 2 (OT)

Senior Aidan Tisony scored two goals and junior Jake Schwartz scored the golden goal in the 97th minute as the Spartans overcame a red card in the second half to upend the Blue Devils in a come-from-behind win.

Tisony's second goal tied the game at 2-2 in the 74th and came with Ocean playing with 10 men on the pitch. Schwartz then ended with three minutes to go in extra time with a header off a corner kick to the far post by senior Brian Miranda.

Freshman Jayden De Rosa scored his first career goal in the 33rd off a pass from sophomore Maxx Eichenbaum to pull Shore even and senior J.C. Gutierrez finished off a feed from senior Charles Creighton in the 73rd - just a minute before Tisony came back with the Ocean equalizer.

Class A South

Brick Memorial 2, Central 2

Senior Anden Johnson and junior Pat Schlagenhaft each scored a goal and the Mustangs (0-0-1, 0-0-1) erased a 2-0 deficit to salvage a draw with the Golden Eagles (1-0-1, 0-0-1). Schlagenhaft also set up Johnson for his goal and John drew the penalty that allowed Schlagenhaft to take and bury the tying penalty kick.

Central jumped out to a 2-0 halftime lead on goals by senior Gianni Smith and junior Danny Kjeda. Smith scored in the first minute off a pass from sophomore Keith Swistock and Kjeda finished off a pass from senior Mason Leszczynski in the 25th.

Senior goalkeeper Rich Kijack helped deny Central an overtime win by stopping a breakaway chance by Smith in overtime.

Southern 1, No. 9 Jackson Memorial 1

Senior Evan Walenty scored the equalizer in the 70th minute and the Jaguars pulled out a draw against the Rams in the opener for both teams.

Senior Mario Addiego broke the ice with a goal for Southern in the 44th, when he knocked in a cross from junior Mathieu Leonard.

 

Class B North

No. 3 Wall 6, Neptune 2

Wall scored four goals in a span of seven minutes and six in the first half to run away with a win over the Scarlet Fliers in the opener for both teams.

Senior Matt Murphy scored off a pass from senior Emmett Aravich 7:52 into the match, but Neptune senior Lee Petrowski equalized 47 seconds later.

Wall then responded with three goals in a span of 5:30, with senior Dan Burns scoring off a pass from senior Terence Byrnes to make it 2-1, followed by a goal from Byrnes off another assist from Aravich and capped with Murphy's second goal off a feed from senior Dan Hyde in the 15th minute.

Senior T.C. Taylor scored again for Wall in the 34th minute and Aravich scored a goal in the final minute of the half to go with his two assists, with Hyde setting the goal up for his second assist.

Junior Ernst Louisius scored the lone second half goal off a feed from Anthony Munoz Garcia.

Red Bank 3, Matawan 1

Senior Matt Lynch scored one of Red Bank's three second-half goals and assisted the other two to lead the Bucs to a strong finish and a win over the Huskies on opening night for both teams.

Lynch assisted the equalizer by Johan Zavala, then finished a pass from Zavala to give Red Bank the lead. Joe Koetzner finished off the scoring off another set-up from Lynch.

Senior Jarrett Norman staked Matawan to a 1-0 lead in the first half.

St. John Vianney 2, No. 5 Colts Neck 1 (OT)

Senior Johnny Troiano scored the equalizer in the 70th and the golden goal three minutes into overtime to deliver the Lancers a big opening-night win over the Cougars.

Luke Molloy set up Troiano for the tying goal late in regulation and junior Danny Herndon found the senior striker for the overtime winner.

Senior David Tuschmann picked up where he left off during his 25-goal junior season by getting Colts Neck on the board first.

Freehold Boro at Manasquan - PPD, Friday, 3:45 p.m.

 

Class B Central

Ranney 7, Asbury Park 1

Seniors Charlie McCann and Joey Arege each scored two goals and the Panthers coasted to a season-opening win over the Blue Bishops.

Charles Anyichie, Jett Pacifico and Saahil Patta each added a goal for Ranney.

 

Class B South

Jackson Liberty 3, Barnegat 2

Senior Elton Canka scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 76th minute to give the Lions (1-0, 1-0) a win over the Bengals (1-1, 0-1) and the first career win to first-year coach Justin Siering.

Canka's first goal gave Jackson Liberty a 2-1 lead in the 44th minute, but Jake Guarino responded in the ninth with his second goal of the game to pull Barnegat even at 2-2.

Guarino opened the scoring in the 30th minute before junior Ryan Petrow pulled Jackson Liberty even at 1-1 in the 39th.

Lacey at Lakewood - PPD, TBA