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Delaware Valley 2, Somerville 1: Tina Crotty and Brianna Skripko each netted goals as Delaware Valley (9-9-2) advanced in the first round of the NJSIAA North 2 Group II tournament. Ashley Judd made 12 saves For Somerville (1-16-3).

East Brunswick 3, Westfield 2: Taylor McNamara scored two goals, including the game winner with one second remaining, as East Brunswick rallied for a non-conference victory. Nikki Marzella opened the scoring midway through the half off a pass from McNamara, before McNamara made it 2-0 Bears halfway through the second period, with Meagan Costello providing the assist. Westfield got even, with Alexa Stiles scoring with 9:16 left before Colleen Kelly tied it on a penalty corner with 45 seconds remaining. Both goals were assisted by Bridget McLasker. McNamara then buried the winner off a penalty corner of her own, with Costello assisting.

Franklin 5, Koinonia 1: Kierra Copperthwaite scored two goals and Kristen Paladino added a goal and two assists to propel Franklin. Jada Foster and Ebun Osuntuyi chipped in goals for the Warriors (8-9).

South Plainfield 2, A.L. Johnson 1: Charlotte Macchia scored twice, with Shannon Hughes and Jess Bishop providing assistance, and South Plainfield improved to 18-2.

Pingry 1, Watchung Hills 0: Erin Butrico converted a Lily Neibart pass in the first half and the Pingry defense made it hold up, as the Big Blue improved to 6-11. Stephanie Yeh made two saves for the shutout victory, while Rachel Toubin stopped 12 shots for Watchung Hills (3-14-2).

Piscataway 3, North Plainfield 1: Freshman Imanni Reeves posted two goals – the first multi-goal game for her varsity career – and Piscataway improved to 2-16-2. Maya Gulliksen added a goal and an assist for the Chiefs, while Alisa Dickson hit for North Plainfield (0-15-1).

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