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Montclair Girls Lacrosse Awarded No. 2 Seed in Essex County Tournament

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Credits: Fabricio Costa
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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School was awarded the No. 2 seed for this year’s Essex County girls lacrosse tournament.
 
The Mounties, who have enjoyed an excellent start to their season, going 8-2, were ranked only behind defending champions West Essex (5-4). Glen Ridge (4-4), which eliminated Montclair in the semifinal round last year, was awarded the No. 3 seed while Verona (7-2) took the fourth seed.
 
 
“I'm really excited to play against the other teams in the tournament” said Montclair senior attack Julia Albert, who leads the Mounties with 35 goals. "I think we can go really far."
 
Montclair will host seventh-seeded Columbia, which beat Newark Academy, 11-10, last Saturday, in a quarterfinal matchup at Fortunato Field in Montclair Saturday, April 25.

 
Veteran coach Ann Jennings is relying on her team’s experience to excel in Saturday’s game. “Columbia’s always been a big rival for us,” said Jennings. “They're young, whereas we have a pretty seasoned team so I’m hoping we can use that to dominate the game”.
 
The Mounties also have the opportunity to host the semifinals Saturday, May 2, in what could be an electrifying rematch of last year’s encounter.The championship match will be held at Verona High School,Saturday May 9.
 
All the seeds for the Essex County Girls Lacrosse Tournament are found below:
 
  1. West Essex
  2. Montclair
  3. Glen Ridge
  4. Verona
  5. Caldwell
  6. Montclair Kimberly
  7. Columbia
  8. Millburn
  9. Livingston
  10. Newark Academy
  11. Mount St. Dominic

 

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