PLAINFIELD, NJ - The eighth-seeded Plainfield Cardinals beat ninth-seeded Piscataway Chiefs at Seidler Field on Monday 1-0, with a goal by Johnathan Mendez, in the first round of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 tournament.

Juan Pablo Rodriguez is credited with the assist, while Dominic Ridge made six saves for the Cardinals.

Plainfield will play first-seeded Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the quarterfinal round at Scotch Plains High School on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m.