HILLSBOROUGH, NJ Township Mayor Frank DelCore and members of the Township Committee honored the 2018 Hillsborough Jr. Raiders Field Hockey Jr. Stix Gold Team for its undefeated season.
The girls achieved a 7-0-0 record and won first place in the New Jersey Pennsylvania (NJPA) Tournament after competing in the Round Robin competition.
Members of the team include Hannah Bianchino, Victoria Byra, Milan Citarella, Margaret Harding, Addison Harkin, Keira Kruchowy, Kerry Lydon, Karolina Matejczyk, Shannon Rice, Natalia Simcak and Jessie Timler.
The team was led by head coaches Danielle Citarella and Jenifer Harding, along with junior coaches Hailey Bianchino, Brooklyn Citarella, Grace Gonzalez and Ainsley Harkin.
Team members were presented with a proclamation by the governing body at its recent meeting, which reads:
"The Hillsborough Township Committee commends the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders Field Hockey Jr. Stix Gold Team, the coaches and parents, not only for their successful season, but for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to the sport and to those principles of good sportsmanship, teamwork and academic achievement which the organization endorses."