Field hockey

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:01

    Lenape 1, Newton 0 Lenape Valley surprised Newton, blanking the Braves 1-0 in an SCIL girls’ hockey match on Saturday. Goalkeeper Samantha Markferding excelled between the pipes as she turned aside 16 official shots on goal and was chosen the and Summers Player of the Week. The win raised LVR’s record to 13-6 while the Braves dropped to 15-2 overall while losing for the first time in 16 SCIL decisions. Tempe Newson netted the game-winning goal 22:42 into the game when she raced up the field and deposited the ball unassisted into the Braves’ goal. Jefferson 2 High Point 1 Dana Reilly scored both goals as Jefferson edged High Point 2-1. Reilly’s first goal came 12 minutes into the game off an assist from Tanya Pressi, with her second coming at 57:41 to snap a 1-1 tie with Erika Fahy picking up an assist. Goalie Kristi Batcha made six saves, allowing only a second half goal to Kaiti Robertozzi, as Eamigh Meyer picked up an assist. Wallkill 5, Hopatcong 0 Wallkill Valley cruised to a 5-0 win over Hopatcong, as Amanda Nann scored twice and her cousin Samantha Nann, the goalie, came up with four saves to record the shutout. Carly Bargiel, Kristin Savasta and Abby Tilton added solo goals with Kara Buda, Jami Gagg, Lauren Sweller and Nicole Travolta picking up assists. Kittatinny 2 Pope John 1 Nicole DiBattista netted a goal and dished off an assist when Erin McvGinniss opened the scoring two minutes into the game as Kittatinny edged Pope John 2-1. Goalie Kelly McCaskill made two saves while the Lion’s Gabby Luongo stopped 10 of 12 shots on goal. Mallory Clark scored for the Lions with Nicole Lormers picking up an assist.