HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Tuesday night it was the Lady Aviators turn to be honored at Senior Night at Depken Field. But while the night's focus was on the six seniors, it was a freshman who scored the game-winning goal in overtime to beat North Arlington, 3-2.
During halftime, the senior players were honored by the students and parents. Each player received a flower and goodie basket from the team, and families posed for photos. The Lady Aviators also included the North Arlington seniors, who each received a flower and recognition.
The two teams traded goals in the first half. Hasbrouck Heights got on the board first when Ella Reyngoudt scored with 31:37 on the clock. North Arlington's Jordan Nelson tied the score with 18:47. Three minutes later Kayla Perrapato's goal helped the Lady Aviators retake the lead at 2-1. But 90 seconds later Nelson tied the scored 2-2 on a header.
The score remained tied through the second half. Hasbrouck Heights' goalie Odaliana Gomez came up with key saves late in the game, including on a penalty shot.
In the first overtime, freshman Dea Jera scored the game winning goal with 5:42 on the clock.
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