NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex girls soccer team opened its season with a 1-1 tie against Glen Rock on Tuesday afternoon.

Both teams scored in the first half before a scoreless second half and two empty overtime sessions. Samantha Balzano scored the goal for West Essex, which dominated play on the field if not on the scoreboard.

West Essex finished with 23 shot attempts while Glen Rock attempted just six shots the entire game.