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Girls Lacrosse: Cranford Defeats West Windsor-Plainsboro in Sudden Death Overtime to Advance in State Tournament

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The Cranford Girls Lacrosse team won the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association yesterday, 12-11, in overtime against West Windsor-Plainsboro North at Memorial Field. Credits: The Cranford Girls Lacrosse Team
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CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Girls Lacrosse team won the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association yesterday, 12-11, in overtime against West Windsor-Plainsboro North at Memorial Field.

Senior Jeannie Padden cinched the win with an overtime goal, according to a spectator at the game. Padden also had two assists.

Freshman Grace Power led the team with three goals and an assist. Junior Abby Ganley racked up five points with two goals and three assists.

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Juniors Maggie Roman and Laura Feeney had two goals and one assist each. Freshman Alyssa Gesslein and junior Caroline Kelly scored a goal each as well.

In the goalpost, sophomore Anna Horne saved 21 shots. She was recently voted the top girls lacrosse goalkeeper in the Independence Conference by users on NJ.com.

The Cougars will face Livingston High School on Wednesday, May 17 in an away game.

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