MORRISTOWN - Heuvlton Central defended its number eight Class D state ranking and extended its unbeaton season to 9-0-2 (8-0-1 NAC West) with a 5-1 win at Morristown on Tuesday.
Alexis Weidner tallied all five goals lifting her season total to an NAC-high 23 and Hannah Thronhill drew three assists.
Morristown Coach Danielle Folino felt that her 1-7-2 Rockets gained a positive by scoring the first goal of the second half.
Heuvelton is an outstanding team and for our girls to get that first goal of the second half was very big for them, said Folino referring to a Jessica Geddes redirection of a strong cross from Hailey Whitmarsh six minutes into the second half.
The Weidner girl for Heuvelton is so fast and so tough to defend.
Weidner scored from Thornhill twice in the first half and once off an Olivia St. Pierre assist. Thornhill and Karina Warren drew assists was Weidner scored th final two goals of the game.
Paige McCormick and Abby Williams combined on a two-way goaltending win and Samantha Green handled 23 saves for Morristown.
M-W 5, SRF 0: The Madrid-Waddington Lady Yellowjackets (5-6-, 5-5-0) ran out to a 4-0 lead by halftime as four different players scored goals.
Tess Knights netted the game-winner just four minutes into the game. M-W went ahead 2-0 on an own goal in the eighth minute.
First-year senior Taylor Perry then broke through for her first career goal off an assist from Desiree Pryce in the 20th minute before Mary Young capped the first-half scoring eight minutes later with an unassisted strike.
Hannah Marcellus closed out the scoring with 14:20 left in regulation off an assist from Mariah Patenaude.
Freshman Marlaina Bush handled the four shots she faced in backstopping the shutout while Sarah Brockway made 15 saves for the Lady Saints (0-10, 0-8).
The Lady Yellowjackets will now have a nine-day break from their game schedule before they play host to unbeaten division-leading and number three state-ranked Chateaugay on Thursday, October 17.