VERONA, NJ - Verona fell 6-4 to Newark Academy in their home opener on Wednesday.

Jack Farrell had two goals for the Hillbillies.  Chuck Cerle and Matt DiDia each chipped in a goal and Jarrod Keating delivered an assist.  In goal for Verona, Andrew Gagliostro had 11 saves.  

Verona ended the half tied 2-2.  Newark Academy pulled ahead in the third quarter and held onto the lead from there.

Verona will host Newark East Side on Saturday at 10 a.m.