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South Jersey girls’ roundup: @easternglax, @HMHSgirlslax reach state finals

Thursday, 1st June 2017

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 6/1/17

Kaela Sierra scored four goals and Kara Heck had two goals and four assists as Eastern High defeated Rancocas Valley, 11-5, Wednesday in the New Jersey Group 4 semifinals at Moorestown.

Eastern (14-5) advanced to the NJ Group 4 championship and will face Bridgewater-Raritan, the N2G4 champion, who topped No. 1 Ridgewood in a 10-9 victory in the other Group 4 semifinal. Those two teams will meet for the championship Saturday at Kean University.

Tori Accardo added two goals for Eastern while Jenna Carnival, Savannah Slack and Dani Mlkvy each added a goal. Cooper Cowdin had five saves.

Mekenzie Montgomery paced Rancocas Valley with a pair of goals.

Eastern 5 6 -11
Rancocas Valley 2 3 -5

Tori Accardo 2g
Jenna Carnival 1g
Kara Heck 2g, 4a
Dani mlkvy 1g
Kaela Sierra 4g
Savannah Slack 1g, 1a
Cooper Cowdin 5 saves

Rancocas Valley
Julianna Corson 1g
Mekenzie Montgomery 2g
Ashley Orendac 1g
Avery Sweeney 1g
Aimee Uibel 7 saves

Group 2 semifinals

Haddonfield 8, Rumson-Fair Haven 7

Wayden Ay scored five goals as Haddonfield raced to a 7-2 halftime lead and shocked Rumson-Fair Haven, 8-7, in the Group 2 semifinals at Moorestown.

Haddonfield (18-2) – which fell to Rumson-Fair, 19-3, last year in the South Jersey semifinals – will face Bernards, a 16-15 winner over Sparta, for the Group 2 championship Saturday at Kean University.

Rumson-Fair Haven (21-3) was one of the top-ranked NJ teams.

Jaimie McCormick added a pair of goals for Haddonfield and had its lone second-half tally.

Haddonfield -7 1 -8
Rumson-Fair Haven -2 5 -7

Wayden Ay 5g
Ashley Campo 1a
Gabi Connor 1a
Jaimie McCormick 2g
Katie Pileggi 1g
Olivia Conquest 5 saves

Rumson-Fair Haven
Meg MacGillis 1g
Elizabeth Scarrone 6g
Sophia Bocklage 6 saves

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