Wednesday's field hockey roundup

Kelsey Mitchell tied a school single-game scoring record, established by Meghan Bain in 2003, by pumping in six goals to power top-ranked Eastern past visiting Camden Catholic, 7-1, in Olympic Conference play.
Mitchell, a senior forward, set up the Vikings’ seventh score, by Cori Allen, and Alyssa McFerren added a pair of assists.

In other Olympic action:

Moira Penza broke the scoring drought two minutes into the second half, Elise DiDonato added an insurance goal, and Megan Comunale stopped seven shots, sealing fourth-ranked Bishop Eustace’s 2-0 triumph at Cherry Hill East.

Alexis Newman’s two goals paced a balanced attack as third-ranked Shawnee cruised, 6-0, at Cherokee.


Laura Rose and Maria Brasco supplied the scoring, and Brianna Shea (14 saves) provided shutout goaltending, enabling second-ranked Washington Township to claim a 2-0 win at Kingsway. Dragons netminder Becca May turned aside 19 shots.

Burlington County.

 Host Florence rang up 18 shots on goal, with Lexi Smith recording a hat trick and Sarah Muchowski contributing two goals and one assist, in rolling to a 5-1 win over Riverside.
Courtney Natalicchio totaled three goals and one assist to highlight New Egypt’s 7-0 romp at Burlington City.

Rancocas Valley routed host Burlington Township, 6-0, behind Brynn Gitt’s hat trick and shutout goaltending by Teresa Matthews.


 Maggie Craig’s second goal of the day, off a feed from Steph Muller with one minute left in regulation, lifted host Lower Cape May past Buena, 3-2, in a battle for the top spot in the National Conference Division I.

Megan DeMarco accounted for all of St. Joseph’s scoring, with two goals and a pair of assists, in a 4-0 victory over visiting Wildwood Catholic.


Brittany Carney put in a rebound with four minutes to go in regulation to give Delsea a 3-2 win at Schalick. Joyce Perry had both Cougars goals.