The Metuchen field hockey team defeated South Plainfield 1-0 to win the GMC Tournament title for the first time since 2006 on Oct. 19, 2017.
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North 2 Group I first round
New Providence 3, Brearley 0: Maddy Engelbrechtsen scored twice as eighth-seeded New Providence (10-8) beat No. 9 Brearley (5-8-4). Alana Ponte finished with one goal and one assist. Sophia Marinello and Caroline Zoufaly added assists.
Glen Ridge 13, Bound Brook 0: Paola Espinosa finished with 10 saves as No. 16 Bound Brook (3-17) fell to top-seeded Glen Ridge (11-3-1).
McNair 5, Somerset Tech 2: Kate Kelly and Sonia Purohit scored as No. 14 Somerset Tech (12-7) fell to third-seeded McNair (11-8).
North 2 Group III first round
Somerville 8, Red Bank Regional 1: Christina Cernuto finished with four goals and one assist as top-seeded Somerville (12-1-2) defeated No. 16 Red Bank Regional (6-13). Nina Carlson and Anna McVerry each recorded one goal and one assist. Kylie Sullivan and Kiara Morales also scored. Ashleigh Frankel added one assist. Lauren Ciufo and Kaylee Czachacorowski combined for four saves. Somerville will host No. 8 Middletown North in the quarterfinals.
North 2 Group IV first round
Ridge 6, Phillipsburg 0: Maddy Lui finished with one goal and two assists as third-seeded Ridge (15-4) defeated No. 14 Phillipsburg (5-13-1). Bailey Aaron and Erin Keefe each recorded one goal and one assist. Katie Arrigan, Molly Mahoney and Elizabeth Perna also scored. Heather Cortese and Samantha Weyrauch added assists. Ally Lindsey made one save. Ridge will host No. 6 Union in the quarterfinals.
Watchung Hills 6, Woodbridge 0: Lindsay Wolf scored twice to lead fifth-seeded Watchung Hills (10-5-1). Kelly Fitzgerald and Arianna Valenti each had one goal and one assist. Lauren Dolce also scored. Chloe Ferreira added two assists. Allie Gilmore had one assist. Kaylee Donnelly and Nicole Entrup combined for six saves. For No. 12 Woodbridge (10-11), Mya Maggiore made 13 saves. Watchung Hills will travel to No. 4 Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the quarterfinals.
Bridgewater-Raritan 7, Linden 0: Jill Ferrante scored twice to lead second-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan (16-1). Gianna Minerva, Kelly VanValkenburgh, Morgan Winchock, Diza Hasanaj and Cheyenna Cook also scored. Francesca Escudero and Jessica Olsakowski each finished with two assists. Alison Chong and Claire Liston added assists. Elena Tanga and Mia Phillip combined for four saves. For No. 15 Linden (5-13-3), Rebecca Rocha made eight saves. Bridgewater-Raritan will host No. 10 Millburn in the quarterfinals.
Westfield 5, J.P. Stevens 0: Josie Greenwood scored twice to pace top-seeded Westfield (17-0-1). Sophie Hendricks recorded one goal and two assists. Grace Elliott and Julia Mancheno also scored. Faith Dobosiewicz and Natalie Bond added assists. Sarah Zimmer made 10 saves for No. 16 J.P. Stevens (6-13-2). Westfield will host No. 9 Columbia in the quarterfinals.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood 6, Bayonne 0: Corrinne Lyght scored twice as fourth-seeded Scotch Plains-Fanwood (14-3-1) defeated No. 13 Bayonne (7-10-1). Katie Mrozek and Maggie Traina each contributed one goal and one assist. Isabella Corsaro and Sabrina DiLollo also scored. Maria Delsordi, Taylor Diggs, Danielle Mrozek and Erika Muskus each added assists. Maya Kessler and Isabella Richardson combined for two saves.
Millburn 2, North Hunterdon 1: Rebecca Fontana scored as seventh-seeded North Hunterdon (9-7-1) fell to No. 10 Millburn (11-7).
Central Group II
North Plainfield 1, Spotswood 0: Shaniya O’Neal scored on an assist from Anne Joseph to lead No. 11 North Plainfield (6-10). Jenna Guevara made nine saves. For sixth-seeded Spotswood (10-7-2), Julia Masucci made nine saves. North Plainfield will travel to third-seeded Bernards in the quarterfinals.
Bernards 7, Carteret 0: Ella Bogdan recorded a hat trick and Makenna Davis finished with two goals and three assists as third-seeded Bernards (16-5-1) defeated No. 14 Carteret (6-14). Laurel McHale tallied one goal and one assist. Chloe Warlick also scored. Eleanor Taylor added two assists. Ahjin Yoo had one assist and Susan Oberschmidt made one save.
Matawan 2, Voorhees 1: Colby Gavornik scored on an assist from Laura Markarian a ninth-seeded Voorhees (6-12-1) fell to eighth-seeded Matawan (10-6-2). Jenna Baranek made 12 saves.
Ewing 4, Gov. Livingston 2: Samantha Erickson finished with one goal and one assist as seventh-seeded Governor Livingston (8-9-1) fell to No. 10 Ewing (6-11). Kaylee Vreeland also scored and Michelle Coyle made five saves.
Central Group IV first round
East Brunswick 2, South Brunswick 0: Madison Mandleur and Nicole Unangst scored as second-seeded East Brunswick (18-2-1) beat No. 15 South Brunswick (4-12-1). Lauren Krinsky made three saves.
Hightstown 6, Sayreville 2: Lauren Attardi and Eliza David scored as fifth-seeded Sayreville (12-6) fell to No. 12 Hightstown (4-13-4). Stephanie DeOcampo had one assist. Jordan Wilson made 15 saves.
Princeton 7, Edison 2: Samantha Moxie and Hailey Verdicchio scored as eight-seeded Edison (14-6-1) fell to No. 9 Princeton (10-5-2). Briana Reyes made six saves.
Old Bridge 5, Marlboro 1: Mackenzie Cangro, Lauren Corless, Nichole Adams, Nicole Cassano and Lindsay Shafer all scored as fourth-seeded Old Bridge (17-3-1) defeated No. 13 Marlboro (6-12-1). Mackenzie Willis had one assist. Cidney Lee-Sam, Chelsea Lee-Sam and Lauren Farkas combined for three saves. Old Bridge will host No. 12 Hightstown in the quarterfinals.
Non-Public B South first round
Gill St. Bernard’s 4, Trinity Hall 1: Alexandra Yates recorded two goals and one assist as sixth-seeded Gill St. Bernard’s (12-5-1) defeated No. 11 Trinity Hall (8-7-1). Amelia Kirby finished with one goal and two assists. Hayley Goldin added one goal and one assist. Gill St. Bernard’s will travel to third-seeded Holy Spirit in the quarterfinals.
Non-Public A South first round
Immaculata 1, Bishop Ahr 0: Teri Jackson scored and Chloe Martin made seven saves as No. 10 Immaculata (4-9-1) beat seventh-seeded Bishop Ahr (9-7-1).
Gill St. Bernard’s 4, Delaware Valley 0: Jordan Canica recorded a hat trick and one assist for Gill St. Bernard’s (12-6-1). Tyler Merna also scored. Andrew Amarro, Nicholas Kovalenko and Cody Torgovnik added assists. Alex Roch made three saves. Justin Wagner made five saves for Delaware Valley (3-16).