BAYONNE, NJ — Marianna Valencia scored four goals to lead Bayonne to a 6-0 girls soccer victory over Columbia on Friday in the opening round of the Northeast, Group 4 tournament.

Emily Karlicki scored the other two goals for the Bees, who had a 4-0 lead at halftime. Angela Maino and Viviana Valencia each contributed two assists for Bayonne.

The Bayonne attack was also bolstered by an assist from Sydney Weber.  Loraine Valenzuela of Bayonne made three saves and Maura Hundley made two. The Bees, with 16 shots on goal, attempted twice as many shots as the Cougars.

Sign Up for Bayonne Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

Sign up for TAPinto Bayonne E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Bayonne!

Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS for breaking news, traffic/weather alerts and special offers.

Know a story we should share with readers? Email editor Steve Lenox and tell him about it.