Field hockey roundup

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East Brunswick 6, Old Bridge 0: Meagan Costello scored three goals and teammate Taylor McNamara provided two assists as East Brunswick topped Old Bridge, giving longtime head coach Cindi Todoroff her 300th career victory.

“What a privilege it has been to not only play here at East Brunswick as an athlete but to also coach here for such a long time,” Todoroff said, who is in her 30th year as varsity head coach at her alma mater. “I’m so happy that I lived to see the day to where, not only our program has survived, but thrived.”

East Brunswick was ahead 1-0 at halftime thanks to a goal scored by Nikki Marzella on an assist from McNamara. But, it was the second half where the offense exploded.

It was in the second half in which Costello deposited all three of her goals to help the Bears pull away and take home a victory.

“Tonight, the performance that we had, was phenomenal field hockey,” Todoroff said. “To see my team perform the way that they did tonight was a beautiful thing to watch.”

Metuchen 4, Sayreville 0: Racheal Gulotta and Olivia Volpe scored in the first half before Volpe added two more goals in the second half to power Metuchen. Gulotta added a pair of assists for the Bulldogs.

Franklin 2, Koinoinia 0: Kierra Copperthwaite and Ebun Osuntuyi scored one goal each to power Franklin (4-9). Kristen Paladino and Toneya Byrd provided one assist each for the Warriors, while Janelle Melecio needed just three saves in the shutout. Mariah Warakska stopped 13 shots for Koinoinia (1-7).

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