S. Jersey Girls: S. Jersey Girls: DiLullo scores 100th goal in Cherokee win

Posted: May 16, 2014

Cherokee's Christine DiLullo put four goals in the back of Millville's net Wednesday, but it was the last one that the senior will always remember.

DiLullo scored her 100th career goal on her fourth of the game to help fifth-seeded Cherokee defeat 12th seed Millville, 18-5, in the first round of the South Jersey Group 4 lacrosse playoffs.

Jessica Havers scored a team-high six goals for the host Chiefs, while Tara Zeuli added a hat trick. Megan Hoffman scored two goals for Millville. Kiara Brown, Abby Daigle, and Corrine Etter each scored one goal for the Thunderbolts.

In other South Jersey Group 4 action:

MeKayla Montgomery and Peyton Sventy each netted six goals for fourth-seeded Rancocas Valley in a 21-13 home win over 13th seed West Windsor-Plainsboro South. Mekenzie Montgomery, Mikaela Nolen, Danielle Garfole, and Kiersten O'Neill each scored a pair of goals for the Red Devils.

Caroline Shinske scored three goals and had two assists to aid third-seeded Shawnee in a 19-2 win over visiting 14th-seeded Manalapan. Lizz Barr added a hat trick of her own and also had a pair of assists.

Kelsey Powell scored five goals for eighth-seeded Washington Township in a 17-5 win over ninth seed Egg Harbor Township. Allie Gorman contributed three goals for the host Minutemaids, and Makayla Earley and Jillian Calandra each put two in the back of the net. Kelsey Miller had 16 saves for Washington Township. Lauren Angello scored a team-high two goals.

South Jersey Group 2. Second seed West Deptford shut out visiting 15th seed Manchester Township, 16-0. Gabby Minnite had a hat trick and three assists for the Eagles. Christina Petito and Samantha Souder scored three goals apiece for the winners.


Shannon Puthe recorded her 100th career hit for GCIT in a 6-0 shutout at Clearview in a Tri-County Royal game. Erynn Sobieski went the distance, striking out eight batters to earn the win. The senior helped her cause at the plate, going 2 for 4 with an RBI.

Tri-County Diamond. Gloucester Catholic's Anna Robinson smacked a three-run home run in the third inning of the Rams' 7-0 win at Deptford. Megan Dyson went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI for Gloucester Catholic.

Ashley Rey hit a solo home run to help host Glassboro edge Woodstown, 8-6. Jennifer Hopkins added a home run of her own and finished with three RBIs and two runs.

Nonleague. Tricia Griffin and Samantha Waldman led the offense for Cherokee as the visiting Chiefs defeated Timber Creek, 6-3. In the top of the sixth inning, Griffin knocked in two runs on a single, while Waldman drove home two on a double.

Audrey Weller fanned 13 batters to help Moorestown defeat visiting Pemberton, 11-4. Gabby O'Byrne and Rachel Fordham each scored twice.


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