NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Lady Braves Field Hockey Team shut out Vernon 1-0 when they played them home on Tuesday, September 18.

Leading the Braves in their victory over Vernon was Angela Melillo with an assist from Victoria Docherty.

Newton out shot Vernon 26 to one. Newton’s goalie Abby Berkowitz had one save, while Vernon’s keeper, Emma Cahill had 23 saves against the Braves.

The Lady Braves moved their record to 4-0-1 overall and their conference-division record to 2-0 as they look ahead to take on High Point away on Thursday, September 20 beginning at 4 p.m.