November 20, 2015 |
Eastern senior Maddie Morano wasn't happy with her team's play Wednesday night. But she was thrilled by what the Vikings' workmanlike, 4-1 victory over Warren Hills in the semifinals of the Tournament of Champions meant: one more game. "This senior class, we've been through a lot together," Morano said. "We've got one more game and we're going to come out hard and go out with a bang. " Eastern (26-0) advanced to the title game Friday night at Kean University against Oak Knoll, which beat Madison 4-3 in overtime in the first semifinal on Wednesday night at West Windsor-Plainsboro North High School.
November 20, 1996 |
As the stakes get higher, so does the intensity level of the West Deptford High field hockey team. The Eagles earned a 3-0 victory over Wall yesterday in the NJSIAA Group 3 semifinals at Hopewell Valley High. They outshot their Shore Conference opponent, 34-3. "We didn't know anything about Wall, but we didn't want to know," said junior Katie Helder, who scored two goals. "Whoever they were, we just had to come out and play hard. " West Deptford (19-1-3) did just that, as goalie Heather Haigh did not have to make a save.
November 19, 2001 |
The Ocean City field hockey team wasted little time in reclaiming its state crown. The Red Raiders deposited two goals in the opening 10 minutes and held off a late charge for a 2-1 triumph over Warren Hills yesterday in the NJSIAA state Group 3 championship game at the College of New Jersey. The state title was the fourth in the last five years for Ocean City (21-3-1). The Red Raiders were a rowdy bunch afterward, gripping the hardware that had eluded the program last season.
November 16, 2014 |
Warren Hills turned the tables on Ocean City with a 5-4 overtime win in the state Group 3 field hockey final at Bordentown on Saturday. Amanda Crampton scored the winner. Lauren McNally scored three goals for Ocean City, which had beaten Warren Hills in the final the last two seasons. State Non-Public Volleyball Final Paul VI fell to nine-time champion Immaculate Heart, 25-20, 25-14, at South Brunswick. Kim Bryfogle had 17 assists for Paul VI, and Fiona Marziello had nine kills.
November 19, 2012 |
Ocean City won its seventh state field hockey title with a 2-0 victory over Warren Hills Sunday in the Group 3 state championship game. Freshman Jordan Allegretto and sophomore Lauren McNally scored goals for Ocean City (21-1) at the College of New Jersey. Junior goalie Katie Johnson recorded the shutout of Warren Hills (22-3). "I'm so proud of these girls," Ocean City coach Cory Terry said. "They believed in themselves. They kept getting better and better as the year went along, and they carried it through to the end. " Ocean City 0 2 – 2 Warren Hills 0 0 – 0 Goals: OC–Jordan Allegretto, Lauren McNally.
November 18, 2013 |
Kelly Hanna scored late in Saturday afternoon's second overtime period, and Ocean City captured its second straight state Group 3 field hockey championship with a 1-0 win over Warren Hills at Toms River East. The goal was assisted by Lauren McNally off a penalty corner. Sarita Charap posted the shutout with 10 saves. Taylor Austin had eight saves for Warren Hills, which also dropped last season's final to Ocean City. With the win, Ocean City advances to the Tournament of Champions.
November 16, 2009 |
Colleen Slaughter has had two penalty strokes in her illustrious field hockey career at Ocean City. One of them was yesterday at Toms River East, and it couldn't have come at a more dramatic moment in the state Group 3 final with Warren Hills. With the score tied, 1-1, in overtime, Slaughter crouched with her stick forward, concentrating on the ball as a hush fell over a loud crowd. The senior then launched a shot upward. It entered the cage at a high angle, bounced off the top of the net and hit the ground near goaltender Sammie Rimback.
November 27, 1996 |
Amanda Haines was too overcome to talk or think. Tears were streaking the Hammonton goalie's face after the Blue Devils lost to West Essex, 1-0, in overtime in the state Group 2 field hockey championship Sunday at the College of New Jersey. Haines was probably upset about the shot that got by her, from West Essex's Theresa Dinallo with 9 minutes, 32 seconds left in sudden death. What Haines might not have realized was that, for more than 60 minutes, she had shut down one of the best teams in New Jersey.
November 22, 1999 |
A potential laugher turned into a potential disaster for the Ocean City High field hockey team, but the pressure of being highly ranked most of the season rescued the Red Raiders at the end. Senior Jenee Doto's second goal of the game, with 7 minutes, 32 seconds left in the first overtime, gave Ocean City a 2-1 victory over stubborn Warren Hills in the NJSIAA state Group 3 championship game at the College of New Jersey yesterday. It is the third straight state title for the Red Raiders (23-0-3)
November 18, 2001 |
South Jersey continues to show it is the hotbed for field hockey in the state. That fact will be proven true again today as three area squads - Eastern, Moorestown and Ocean City - will play for NJSIAA state titles on the artificial turf of the College of New Jersey. Here is a preview: Group 2. Moorestown is hoping to make 13 a lucky number when it meets Madison (25-0) at 10 a.m. The Quakers (19-0-1) own 12 state titles, which ranks second in the nation. Allyson Zeitz, who wears No. 13 for Moorestown, has posted goals in each of the four playoff games for the Quakers.