NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys soccer team shut out Vernon 3-0, when they played them home on Tuesday at Palmer Field.

Edward Lynch led the Braves in their victory over Vernon, contributing two goals. Zach Shickel contributed the third. John Ananoria, Josh Faller, and Joey Spadafora were each credited with an assist.

Newton out shot Vernon 12-5. The Braves move their record to 7-3-2 overall and 3-1-1 in their conference division as they move ahead to take on Hackettstown home on Thursday beginning at 4 p.m.