Sectional champions were crowned around the state on Friday, as we’re down to the final four in each group. Check back throughout the night for championship highlights and reaction!
(2) Notre Dame 10 (1) Red Bank Regional 6 – Central Group 3 Final
The Notre Dame Irish took home their second Central Jersey Group 3 title in the past three years, defeating Red Bank Regional 10-6. Notre Dame’s Jessica Pisani scored the game-high with five goals. Julia DellAngelo and Danielle Losier each scored two goals. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Little Silver:
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(1) Princeton 10 (2) Rancocas Valley 5 – Central Group 4 Final
Top-seeded Princeton captured its second straight Central Jersey Group 4 title with a 10-5 win over second seed Rancocas Valley. The No. 19 Tigers trailed 4-2 at the half off of four scores from RV’s Madelyn Uetz, but in the second act Princeton showed why it is the defending champ. Kate Becker and Shaylah Marciano tied the game with two early goals before Michigan commit Mariana Lopez-Ona joined in on the fun to eventually push that lead to 9-5 in the closing minutes. Becker finished with a pair of goals while Marciano and Lopez-Ona each had hat tricks. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
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(2) Madison 11 (1) Rumson-Fair Haven 5 – North 2 Group 2 Final
The #2 Madison Dodgers ended #1 Rumson-Fair Haven’s 14-game winning streak in an upset win on Friday afternoon, advancing to the Group 2 State Semifinals. The Dodgers led by three at the half. Madison’s Ginny Taylor scored the game-high with four goals. Boston University commit Lauren Kaye scored three goals for the Dodgers. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and post-game reaction from Rumson:
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(1) Haddonfield 15 (2) Camden Catholic 8 – South Group 2 Final
The Haddons captured their third consecutive sectional title, and their second straight against the Irish. Gabi Connor led the way with five goals in the win. Caroline Beckett scored four goals for the 6th-ranked Bulldawgs. Kate Walsh scored three goals for Camden Catholic in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from Haddonfield:
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