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Soccer: Union Catholic Boys Bounce Livingston, 4-0, in Season Opener

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The Union Catholic boys soccer team huddles up during its season opener on Tuesday at Livingston. UC won 4-0. Credits: Photo courtesy of Union Catholic
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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Brian Espinosa scored twice and Conor Reilly was flawless in his first varsity start in goal to spark the Union Catholic boys soccer team to a season opening 4-0 victory over Livingston on Tuesday in Livingston.

The Vikings also received goals from sophomore Arthur Almedia and junior Mark Pita.   

Espinosa, a sophomore striker, got UC on the board first when he scored just before the end of the first half off a pass from Sebastian Morales.

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Pita opened the scoring in the second half when he tallied his varsity goal to put UC up 2-0 when he converted off a feed from Jonathan DiDario.

Espinosa made it 3-0 when he scored directory off a corner kick, and Almeida closed out the scoring off an assist from senior Lucas Danchisko.  

Reilly, a sophomore, made nine saves for UC to record the shutout. 

UC will be back in action on Thursday when it hosts New Providence. 

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