Bridgeport Central defeated St. Joseph, 6-2, in the season opening boys soccer match of the season for both teams on Friday.

Daigo Gardner had three goals to lead the Hilltoppers, who won each half by scores of 3-1.

Sawyer Meehan and Jacob Kraznail scored goals for St. Joseph.

Franz Muhaj, Kevin Solano and Steven Barrales found the net for Central.

Edgar Martinez had two assists. Isaiah Hyatt, Barrales, Gardner and Muhaj had one assist each.

The Cadets’ Tyler Higgins and Central’s Fillipe Diaz each had eight saves.