Girls soccer

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:53

    n Newton 6, Hopatcong 1 Brooke Zander exploded, netting four goals in the opening half to propel Newton to a 6-1 triumph over Hopatcong on opening day of the SCIL girls' soccer season Friday in Hopatcong. Zander was chosen the SCIL Player of the Week. Anna Peterson assisted on both goals as Laura Moore and Magdaelna Recalde scored in the second half to pad the advantage to six goals before Ashly Twyman scored for the Chiefs. n High Point 1, Wallkill 0 Jesse Linn tallied the only goal of the game with an assist from Elise McEvoy as High Point edged Wallkill Valley 1-0. Keeper Ashley Eoste turned aside five shots on goal to record the shutout "W" between the posts. The Rangers' goalie, Vicky Ziotkowski, came up with 14 saves. n Sparta 4, Kittatinny 0 Danielle Jacons posted a hat trick effort, scoring the first three goals of the season as Sparta blanked Kittatinny 4-0. Margaret Carberry added an insurance tally in the second half while keeper Virginia Buechel earned credit for the shutout in the goal by stopping nine shots. n Lenape 1, Jefferson 0 Kristen Johnson headed in the lone tally of the game with 11 minutes remaining to give Lenape Valley a 1-0 win over Jefferson. Delia Pavlichko stopped 11 shots to post the shutout. n Pope John 3, Vernon 1 Emily Carrrollo scored twice in the first half as Pope John defeated Vernon 3-1. Christina Stassi added an insurance tally in the second half and goalie Erin Guthrie was credited with five saves.