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Carolina Fernandez's Pair Helps Spotswood Into First Round OF GMC Soccer Tournament

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The Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team congratulates each other after their 3-0 shutout win over JFK in the preliminary round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Soccer Tournament. Credits: Chuck McCook
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The Chargers won their previous two meetings against John F. Kennedy Memorial High School this season. Credits: Diane Wells
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The Chargers move on to face Sayreville High School in the first round of the GMC Tournament. Credits: Diane Wells
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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Carolina Fernandez's offensive punch continued to be an asset for the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team. The junior netted a pair of goals that helped the ninth seeded Chargers shut out John F. Kennedy Memorial High School in the preliminary round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament. Fernandez has 15 goals and five assists this season.

Spotswood took a 1-0 lead into the second half and built on it with two additional goals to put the game out of reach for the Mustangs. Julia Masucci and Kyra Smith combined for the shutout. Masucci had four saves while Kyra Smith had two. The Chargers won the previous two meeting against the Mustangs. Jaylin Cabrera had 12 saves for JFK.

Amber Meagher scored the other goal for Spotswood. Alexa Reilly assisted on two goals while Mandee Mendez notched one assist.

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The win advances Spotswood into the first round of the GMC tournament where they will face off against Sayreville High School. The Bombers are the eighth seed in the tournament. Spotswood will travel to Sayreville High School on Saturday, October 21 for the round one matchup that begins at noon.

Sayreville has an overall record of 11-4 on the 2017 season. The Chargers have an overall record of 9-4-2. Saturday will mark the first meeting between the two teams this season.

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