Mark Maust had a goal and an assist and Steven Chapman added a goal as Harford Tech High defeated Joppatowne, 2-1, in an UCBAC boys’ soccer opener in Harford County Friday.

Maust’s tally in the 53rd minute was the difference for the Cobras (1-0 overall), who got seven saves from Adam Bednarek. Joppatowne scored the first as Andrew Harney’s scored unassisted in the 37th minute.

The Cobras tied it in the 44th minute as Chapman converted a corner kick from Maust. Austin Koscan stopped five shots in goal for Joppatowne (0-1).

Harford Tech 2, Joppatowne 1

Goals: Joppatowne – Harney; Harford Tech – Chapman, Maust

Assist: Harford Tech – Maust

Saves: Joppatowne – Koscan 5; Harford Tech – Bednarek 7

Halftime: Joppatowne 1, Harford Tech 0