SUMMIT, NJ - Sophomore midfielder Nicole Smizaski scored her first varsity goal when she connected in the second half, earning Chatham a 1-1 girls soccer tie with Summit on Thursday.

Isabel Zachara converted a pass from Brynn Johnson in the firsrt half to give Summit (9-8-2) a 1-0 edge. Caroline Viscovich and Sophie Collins combined to make eight saves for Chatham.

Chatham (10-6-4) opens state tournament play at home, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4 against Warren Hills at Haas Field.