Girls Soccer Roundup for Thursday, Oct. 29

Girls Soccer Roundup for Thursday, Oct. 29


Girls Soccer Roundup for Thursday, Oct. 29


Girls soccer

Girls soccer

Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament semifinals

South Brunswick 1, Monroe 1 (6-5 in shootout): It took a sudden-death shootout but the fourth-seeded South Brunswick High School girls soccer team pulled off the upset Thursday, topping top-seeded Monroe 1-1, 6-5 in the semifinals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.

Gennyka Leibenthal gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead in the second half, before Francesca Dimitrakis tied it for the Vikings, who will face third-seeded East Brunswick in Saturday’s final.

Sydney Schneider made 16 saves for South Brunswick, while Erin Seppi stopped 14 shots for Monroe.

Regular season

Ridge 1, Hillsborough 0 (OT): Erin Convery scored during the second overtime Thursday and the Ridge High School girls soccer team wrapped up its undefeated regular season with a 1-0 victory over Hillsborough. Sam Carney made six saves for the Red Devils (17-0). Hillsborough (8-8-1) got 11 saves from Olivia Bandola.

Hunterdon Central 2, Bridgewater-Raritan 1 (OT): Dana Flood found the golden goal five minutes into overtime as Hunterdon Central wrapped up its regular season 14-4-1. Brie Pavol, who assisted on the winner, scored twice for the Red Devils. Jezlyn Jimenez and Delaney Reilly hit for Bridgewater-Raritan (14-6)..

Watchung Hills 3, Franklin 0: Ally Grunstein, Nicole Parisi and Melanie Cunha scored goals to power Watchung Hills (11-5-3). Brooke Sachau made 10 saves for Franklin (7-10-1).

Pingry 1, Villa Walsh 0: Ava Dziadzio’s goal in the 30th minute proved plenty for Pingry, which wrapped up its regular season 8-10. Natalia Ramirez picked up the assist for the Blue Blue, while Abby Becjman and Libby Parsons each made four saves to share the shutout.

North Hunterdon 2, Phillipsburg 0: Nina Bussanich and Erin Kepenis scored goals as North Hunterdon rolled. Olivia Ripnyak made five saves for the Lions (10-6-2).

Spotswood 2, South Plainfield 1: Carolina Fernandez and Danielle Wittig scored goals and Lizzie Vignuolo made seven saves to propel Spotswood. Samantha Pullen hit for South Plainfield.

Bound Brook 5, Somerset Tech 1: Christine Mayorga netted a hat trick as Bound Brook rolled. Harleen Singh scored for Somerset Tech.

Dunellen 1, Middlesex 1: Katie Nicholson scored for Middlesex, while Jackie Von Itter hit for Dunellen.

Warren Hills 2, Delaware Valley 0: Ashley O’Toole made 12 saves for Delaware Valley, which fell to 3-14-1.

Belvidere 5, South Hunterdon 1: Charlotte Smith scored a goal for South Hunterdon (6-11).

Prep B semifinals

Princeton Day 1, Wardlaw-Hartridge 0: Lacey Gress made 11 saves for fourth-seeded Wardlaw-Hartridge in the semifinals.


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