Eastern beats Lenape in overtime in girls' soccer

Posted: September 25, 2012

Eastern's Madison Tiernan found the net midway through the first overtime to lift the Vikings to a 2-1 win over visiting Lenape in an Olympic Conference girls' soccer match.

Eastern entered the game ranked atop The Inquirer's South Jersey rankings. Lenape arrived as the five-time defending South Jersey Group 4 champions, having defeated Eastern in last year's title game.

Tiernan scored both goals to lead Eastern offensively. Imani Taylor made six saves to help the Vikings remain perfect at 7-0.

In other Olympic Conference action, Timber Creek scored three unanswered goals in the second half en route to a 4-3, comeback victory over host Seneca. Kaylin Kelly scored the game-winner with three minutes remaining.

Glade Nugent made six saves to record a shutout as Washington Township won, 2-0, at Shawnee.

Cape-Atlantic. Nicki Read factored in each score to lead Millville past visiting Mainland, 3-2, in two overtimes. Read netted the first two goals for the Thunderbolts and found Emily Daigle for the winning score.

Hammonton raced past Lower Cape May, 6-3, at home. Lauren Berger and Sierra Demarco each notched two scores.

Tri-County. Tiernny Wittshire's goal late in the first half proved to be the winner as Schalick defeated Glassboro, 2-1, at home.

Clearview eased past visiting Highland, 5-0, behind a hat trick from Gianna Bowe.

Ashley Krivda and Tori Smick each tallied two scores to bring Woodstown a 4-0 victory at Cumberland.

Colonial. Kaitlin Stoltz scored three goals in four minutes in the second half to lead Haddon Township to a 3-0 victory at Woodbury.

Kylie Kirk scored once and helped with three assists as Haddonfield shut out host Collingswood, 4-0.

Field Hockey

Courtney Stillwell scored both goals in New Egypt's 2-1 overtime win at Florence in a Burlington County match.

In other league play, Alexis Trumbetti's hat trick paced Burlington Township's 7-1 win at Palmyra.

Seven players scored and Suzy Mansour made three saves to earn her third shutout and lead Bordentown to a 7-0 victory over host Burlington City.

Cape-Atlantic. Angelica You made nine stops to earn a shutout as Vineland won, 1-0, at Absegami.

Nonleague. Lexi Toanone scored the game's only goal to give Kingsway a 1-0 win at home over Mainland. Carrie Stafford made six saves for the shutout.

Recruiting

Eastern junior Karlee Spirit has made an oral commitment to play field hockey at Wake Forest, the school announced on Monday.

Spirit is a member of the U.S. Under-17 team and was named to last season's all-Olympic Conference team.


Contact Tom Mahon at rallysports@phillynews.com.

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