NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex broke a tie with a goal in the second half and went on to a 2-1 victory over Columbia on Thursday.

Ben Friedman and Aidan Barrett scored the goals for the Knights (2-7), who were tied with Columbia, 1-1, at the half.

Junior Luke Brignola contributed an assist for West Essex, which outshot the Cougars, 6-4.