For the second consecutive year, the Christian Brothers Academy soccer team swept their opponents to win the Delbarton Invitational on Sunday afternoon.
On Saturday, the Colts opened with a matchup with Dematha, where they shut out their Maryland opponent, 2-0.
Seniors Nico Lubrano and John Askin provided the scoring for CBA, with juniors Charlie Daly and Dominic Bellomo adding assists.
In Sunday's game against Chaminade (Long Island), the Colts once again blanketed the opposition, 3-0.
Askin got on the scoreboard again with another goal, while junior Joey Lozowski and sophomore Luke Pascarella added the other two goals. Askin, Pascarella, Shane Keenan and Jack Hempstead notched assists.
"We're a young team, but the puzzle pieces are coming together," Askin said after the game. "We're looking good, especially after this weekend. To get two wins, and two shutouts, is really good."
Christian Brothers now stands at 8-1 on the season, with their only loss coming to nationally ranked St. Benedict's Prep. In six of their eight wins, the Colts have shut out their opponent, something head coach Tom Mulligan likes to see.
"Our defensive third has excelled in the month of September, led by seniors John Askin, Kevin Brennan, and goalie Shane Keenan," Mulligan said. "Our defensive side of the ball involves all 11 players holding each other accountable for assignments and trusting each other for support. We also have the unique ability to attack from the back, as evident by our defenders assists and goals scored thus far."
The Colts are back to Shore Conference action on Tuesday at Manalapan.
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