Katie Herlihy scored the game-winning strike Wednesday to lead the fourth-seeded Middle Township field hockey team to a 3-2 overtime win against top-seeded Woodstown in a South Group 1 semifinal.
Lexie Frank and Herlihy scored a goal each in the first half to give the Panthers a 2-1 lead at halftime. Daisy Baldwin scored a goal in each half for host Woodstown in the loss.
Middle Township will face No. 2 Schalick on Friday in the championship.
Brooke Dubois and Destiny Puccio each scored in the second half as No. 2 Schalick edged No. 3 Pitman, 2-1, in South Group 1 semifinal action.
Kara Heck scored five times to notch her 100th goal as top-seeded Eastern blanked No. 4 Southern Regional in the South Group 4 semifinals at home. Jessica Maute had two goals and an assist while Tara Somers also struck for the Vikings. Eastern faces No. 2 Shawnee on Friday in the final.
Erica Solomen scored a hat trick and Alayna Burns and Ashley Wetzel added on goal apiece in No. 2 Shawnee's 5-0 win against No. 3 Kingsway at home. Isabella Mancini had three assists for the Renegades in the South Group 4 semifinal win.
No. 6 Moorestown Friends got a goal each from Jackie Barr and Amanda Cooper in the first half to earn a 2-1 win against visiting Notre Dame. Isabella Pillows made 16 saves for Moorestown Friends in the South Non-Public quarterfinal contest.
Reese Grogan, Caroline McKenna and Megan McKenna each scored as No. 4 Lenape upset No. 1 Toms River North in a Central Group 4 semifinal. Caroline Barlow had two assists and Emma James made five saves in the Indians' win. Brittney Szigeti scored the only goal of the match for Toms River North. Lenape will face No. 3 Rancocas Valley Friday in the final.
Kaitlyn Bowker and Alyssa Maggs struck in the second half as Rancocas Valley edged No. 2 Freehold Township in Central Group 4 action. Kristen Adams made eight saves in the win.
Regan Dougherty tallied the game-winning goal in the first half as No. 4 Haddon Township upset No. 1 Cinnaminson, 1-0, in the Central Group 1 semifinals. Haddon Township will face No. 2 Haddonfield in Friday's championship.