The St. Augustine Prep ice hockey team losts its season opener 4-3 on Friday at Morristown-Beard in a Gordon Conference American Division game.

The Hermits stormed back from a 3-0 first-period deficit thanks to goals by Ryan Conlin in the second period and Daulton O'Connor and Dean DiSimone in the third. But Morristown scored the game winner at 7 minutes, 8 seconds of the third to win the game.

Don Willier had two assists for the Hermits.

St. Augustine Prep 0 1 2-3

Morristown-Beard 3 0 1-4

Goals-Conlin, O'Connor, DiSimone SA. Moser, Cecesare, Schappel (2) MB.

Goalies-Fitzpatrick (11), Gravenstine (10) SA. Alevras (18) MB.

Records-SA 0-1, MB 1-0

Girls basketball

Pilgrim Academy 39, Parsippany Christian 20

Logan Jones scored 17 points to lead Pilgram Academy to a win in its season opener. Sarah Marienski added 12 points in the Tri-State Christian Conference game.

Parsippany 4 2 10 4-20

Pilgrim Academy 0 19 6 14-39

PA-Ellenwood 3 0-0 6. Pellicone 4 0-1 8. Berry 1 2-4 4. Rielly 1 0-0 2. Totals-9 2-5 20.

PI-Jones 8 1-4 17. Marienski 5 2-2 12. Parise 3 0-0 6. Peary 1 0-0 2. Kling 1 0-0 2. Totals-18 3-6 39.

Records-Pilgrim 1-0, Parsippany 0-1.