Tues. S.J. field hockey roundup: Bordentown rallies

Lindsey Treptow and Melanie Hazlett each had a goal and an assist Tuesday, sparking sixth-seeded Bordentown to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory at third-seeded Point Pleasant Boro in a Central Jersey Group 2 field hockey quarterfinal.

Treptow tied it late in the first half off a feed from Hazlett, and Treptow returned the favor by assisting on Hazlett's go-ahead goal with 15 minutes, 36 seconds left in regulation.

Alicia Carthan made eight saves for the Scotties (9-6-1), who advance to Friday's semifinal at No. 2 seed Bishop Eustace.

Moira Penza scored twice and Gabby Latorre added a goal and an assist to pace Bishop Eustace's high-powered attack, which rang up 31 shots in a 4-0 home win over seventh-seeded Red Bank Catholic.

The Crusaders did not allow a shot to get through to either Alex Pecora or Sam Walters, who split time in goal for Bishop Eustace (16-3).

Freshman Tara Vittese recorded her third hat trick of the season for top-ranked Camden Catholic, which broke the game open in the second half to put away eighth-seeded Monmouth Regional, 5-0.

Vittese and Caitlin Brostrand each had an assist for the Irish (14-4-1), who outshot the visitors, 30-18.

Camden Catholic will host fourth-seeded Manasquan in a semifinal on Friday.

Central Jersey Group 3. Second-seeded Moorestown erupted for five goals in the second half to pull away from seventh-seeded Cherry Hill West, 6-0, in a quarterfinal.

Paige Macrae had two goals while Rachel Emerson chipped in a goal and an assist in support of goalie Taylor Varga, who notched her 10th shutout of the season.

The Quakers will host sixth-seeded Neptune in a semifinal on Friday.

Central Jersey Group 4. Jenna Pressler (three goals), Becky Stiles (two goals) and Abby Watson (two assists) powered top-ranked Shawnee to a 6-0 quarterfinal romp past eighth-seeded Toms River East.

South Jersey Group 2. Top-seeded West Deptford rode 14 saves by Jenna Grady and a balanced offense to a 3-1 defeat of eighth-seeded Middle Township.

Amanda Hojnowski, Rachel Krott and Sydney Ponto scored for the Eagles (17-2), who outshot Middle Township, 35-15. Shaina Murdock had the Panthers' lone goal.

In another quarterfinal, Alex Marshall had a hat trick and Sarah Meeteer posted her 10th shutout of the season to highlight second-seeded Haddonfield's 5-0 triumph over seventh-seeded Buena.

 


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