Buena Regional 21, Vineland 7: Buena jumped out to a good start in its hopes to build off of last season.
The Chiefs handed Vineland head coach Dan Russo a loss in his debut.
George DiBiase’s 3-yard run in the first quarter gave Buena a 6-0 lead. Quarterback Eric Rainear gave his team a 14-0 lead after scoring on a 5-yard keeper and passing to Neil Nelson for the two-point conversion in the second quarter.
Vineland found the end zone in third quarter. Chris Atoki scored on a 3-yard run to cut the lead to 14-7.
Rainear scored his second touchdown of the game, another 5-yard keeper to give the Chiefs the 21-7 lead.
Vineland 0 0 7 0 – 7
Buena 6 8 0 7 – 21
B - DiBiase 3 run (kick failed)
B - Rainear 5 run (Rainear pass)
V - Atoki 3 run (Nealis kick)
B - Rainear 5 run (Romeo kick)
Records: Vineland 0-1, Buena 1-0.