Thurs. S.J. girls' roundup: Cherokee triumphs in overtime

Posted: September 28, 2012

Ashley Koester finally found the net with a header late in overtime to lift Cherokee to a 1-0 win at Cherry Hill West in an Olympic Conference girls' soccer game Thursday.

Emma McGlaudhlin's cross with four minutes left led to the goal.

Courtney Simpson made seven saves to record the shutout, and Christiana Ogunsami had 15 stops for the Lions.

In other conference play, Zhane Joseph and Megan McKinley each scored in the first half to lead Washington Township to a 3-1 win over host Seneca.

Cape-Atlantic. Mallory Chamberlain broke a scoreless tie in the 51st minute and assisted on another goal as Millville won, 2-0, at Buena. Ashli Weems needed just two saves to earn the shutout.

Lauren Berger and Elizabeth Thackston scored goals in Hammonton's 2-0 triumph at Ocean City.

Burlington County. Sophomore Carylon Eckerle netted a hat trick as Holy Cross eased past visiting Willingboro, 6-0.

Rebecca Van Artsdalen's first-half goal stood up as Palymra won on the road against Burlington City, 1-0.

Nonleague. Erin Smith collected two goals and an assist to help Shawnee move past Clearview, 4-0, at home.

Life Center's Florence Ouattara scored the lone goal to defeat visiting Doane Academy, 1-0.

Freshman Kasie Shively scored twice in the first half to lead Riverside to a 4-0 victory at Westampton Tech.

Cinnaminson scored twice in each half en route to a 4-0 home win over Pennsauken. Carleigh MacWilliams did her father proud, finding the net in the win. MacWilliams' father, Dave, is the Temple men's soccer coach.

Janae Dockins (two goals) and Heather Semola also scored for the Pirates.

Field Hockey

Fatimah Daley scored in the final minute of regulation to give Woodbury a 1-1 Colonial Conference draw with visiting Paulsboro.

Summer Sklivas recorded 24 saves for Woodbury.

In other Colonial Conference play, Collingswood relied on five goals from the LaMaina twins to handle Haddon Heights, 7-0, at home.

Junior Krista LaMaina had four scores, and sister Shauna added another.

Amanda Hojnowski and Rachel Krott each recorded a hat trick as host West Deptford raced past Overbrook, 9-0.

Olympic. Tara Vittese logged three goals and an assist as Camden Catholic shut out visiting Paul VI, 6-0.

Washington Township scored three times in each half en route to a 6-0 win at Cherokee. The Minutemaids were led by Shannon Cowles, who had a goal and two assists.

Nonleague. Amanda Boulden factored in each goal in a 2-0 Gloucester win at Northern Burlington.

Boulden found the net in the first half and assisted on Rayanne Castagna's score in the second.

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