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.
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.