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Carolina Fernandez's Overtime Goal Keeps Spotswood Girls Soccer Team's Win Streak Alive

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Spotswood High School's Carolina Fernandez scored the overtime winner to keep the Chargers a 2-1 victory over Middlesex High School. Credits: Diane Wells
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MIDDLESEX, NJ - Carolina Fernandez netted the overtime winner for the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team six minutes into the extra period to keep their unbeaten streak alive, defeating Middlesex High School, 2-1. The Chargers have started the 2017 soccer season on a tear, winning their first four contests. Fernandez has five goals and two assists on the young season.

Amber Meagher got the scoring started for the Chargers, scoring her first goal of the season 10 minutes into the game. Alexa Reilly assisted on both Meagher's goal and the game-winner by Fernandez. The junior has three goals and two assists in her first four games.

Middlesex's Angele Garcia tied the game for the Blue Jays on a pass from Alex Carmona, sending the contest into overtime. Star Castillo made nine saves for Middlesex. Spotswood's Megan McCook made ten saves in the Chargers' victory.

Spotswood will look to keep the win streak going on Friday, September 15 when they travel to Metuchen High School to take on the Bulldogs. Game time is 4 p.m.

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