Wednesday’s South Jersey roundup: Eastern field hockey advances to Tournament of Champions final
The top games and performances from Wednesday's South Jersey action.
Ryleigh Heck scored four goals in the first half as Eastern defeated West Essex, 10-0, in the semifinals of the NJSIAA Field Hockey Tournament of Champions on Wednesday.
Riley Hudson had a hat trick, and Amanda Middleman, Kara Heck, and Madison Guyer added goals.
In the other semifinal, Anabelle Brodeur scored as Oak Knoll defeated Moorestown, 1-0. Moorestown goalie Lauren Pickul saved 13 shots in the loss.
Eastern and Oak Knoll will face each other in the Tournament of Champions title game on Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Kean University.
Colin Bridges and Gorken Ozdemir scored in the second half as Glassboro defeated Highland Park in the Group 1 semifinals. Justin Tongue had an assist, and goalkeeper Griffin Rogers made four saves. Glassboro will play New Providence in the Group 1 championship on Saturday at Kean University.
In the Group 1 semifinals, Audubon upset three-time defending champion Shore Regional, 2-1. Emily McGrath scored. Audubon will play in its first ever state title game against Glen Ridge on Saturday at Kean University.