EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick girls soccer team advanced in the first round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament with a 2-0 victory over South Brunswick on Monday.

After a scoreless first half, Madison Mandleur scored in the 47th minute to give East Brunswick (18-2-1) a 1-0 lead. Nicole Unangst followed with a goal in the 75th minute for the Bears, who outshot South Brunswick, 15-3.

Lauren Krinsky made three saves to earn the shutout. East Brunswick moves on to the sectional quarterfinal, where the Bears will host either Monroe or Manalapan on Thursday.