MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Colonials girls soccer team overcame an early 2-goal deficit with 4 unanswered goals against Montville for a 4-3 victory. Morristown improved to 8-3-4 with Thursday’s win on Senior Day.

“Watching this senior group, seeing them come together from sophomore year till now, and I couldn’t be prouder of their leadership and grit,” said coach Scott Hansen.

After two Montville goals in the opening 10 minutes, Morristown remained composed realizing there was plenty of time left.

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“They started off really strong, and our defense shape was stretched out,” said coach Hansen. “We talked about it at halftime, and played a lot better in the 2 nd half.”

Midway through the 1 st half, senior Katie McGuinness drove a ball into the penalty area, that was untouched and bounced into the back of the net for Morristown’s opening goal. McGuinness played a similar ball in just a few minutes later, however she was denied by the crossbar.

Molly Cunningham and the Colonials came out firing in the 2 nd half, as she netted the tying and go-ahead goals moments apart for Morristown.Tara O’Neill, one of many Colonial seniors, managed to find the 4 th Morristown goal of the day, tapping home an Olivia Scott cross.

Morristown will finish their regular season with two road games, Pope John and Morris Hills next week.

 

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