N.J.: Monday Girls' Soccer

Breanna Brown scrambled in front of the Delran goal and made 24 saves, providing the spark that carried the Bears to a 1-0 upset at town rival Holy Cross Monday in Burlington County League girls’ soccer.

With Brown’s flawless effort giving the Delran (3-5) defense its first shutout of the season, Taylor Umbrell scored with three minutes to go before halftime against the Lancers (6-3-1).
Umbrell converted a pass from Christina Rietzen for the Bears’ sixth goal in eight games.

Also in Burlington County, Becky Forcellini’s hat trick powered host Cinnaminson’s 5-1 win over Maple Shade.

Willingboro relied on a pair of sophomores to deliver a 5-2 win at Florence as Taylor Lewis scored three goals, and Taylor Hamilton added two.

Moorestown and host Burlington Township played to a 2-2 standoff as the Falcons’ Kellie MacIntosh tied the game midway through the second half. Jess Kerwin and Katherine Satcliffe scored for Moorestown.

Olympic. Strong defensive efforts by Janine Valerio and Sarah Hinkle combined with a game-winning goal from Brittany Ratcliffe to keep Paul VI (11-0) unbeaten with a 2-1 triumph over visiting Washington Township (8-2). Township (8-2), ranked No. 9 in South Jersey, took a 1-0 lead two minutes into the game on a goal by Kim Krauss.

Valerio helped keep the speedy Krauss in check the rest of the way. The top-ranked Eagles tied the score three minutes later as Ratcliffe assisted Chelsea Phillips’ shot. Paul VI goalie Sarah Hinkle made eight saves, including several diving stops in the second half, and got the win when Ratcliffe scored off Becky Sparks’ assist with 11 minutes remaining.

Madison Tiernan had a goal and an assist for Eastern amid a 3-0 win over visiting Cherry Hill West.

Colonial. Sweeper Lauren McCutcheon pressed forward and scored from 12 yards out with seven minutes left, carrying Haddon Township past host Sterling, 1-0.

Haddonfield’s versatile Lindsay Brophy played goalie in the first half and scored one of the Bulldogs’ goals in the second half of a 6-0 win at Lindenwold.

Taylor Nicholas drilled a direct-kick goal with 15:00 left and Haddon Heights edged host Gateway, 1-0.

Cape-Atlantic. Courtney Porch, a junior midfielder, connected on a six-yard shot in the third minute of overtime as Millville nudged visiting Absegami, 1-0.

Kelsea Kneisel assisted on Mainland’s first goal and wrapped up the scoring in a 3-0 win over visiting Ocean City by converting a direct kick.

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