CRANFORD - Shannon Berry scored the game-winning goal to give Cranford a 2-1 victory over Newark Academy, on Senior Night at Memorial Field.
Berry broke a 1-1 tie a little under five minutes into the second-half, assisted by Maeve Hanlon. Paige Brogan gave Cranford an early 1-0 lead eight minutes into regulation, assisted by Holly Heesters, before Newark Academy tied the game three minutes later with a goal by Tess Kesler
Cranford goalie Dierdre Tighe saved four of five shots.
The Cougars honored their four seniors, Erin Trojan, Paige Brogan, Brittney Daddato, and Brooke Bishop during a pre-game ceremony.
Ninth-seeded Cranford upset eighth-seeded Freehold Borough, 3-2, in the first round of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 State Tournament this past Tuesday. The Cougars will now face top-seeded Middletown South in the quarterfinal round on the road at 11 a.m. this Saturday.
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