NEWTON, NJ—After beating 17-seeded North Warren 5-0 in the preliminary round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament, the Braves went on to beat ninth-seeded Wallkill Valley 3-1 in the first round of the tournament on Friday, September 30 on Newton’s turf.

Kate Barbato, Morgan Mendel, and Natalie Rivas each scored one goal for the Braves in their win over Wallkill Valley. Assists were made by Barbato, Rivas and Nicole Rizzo.

Newton took eight shots on Wallkill Valley’s goalie, versus Wallkill’s five shots on Newton’s goal.

The Braves will continue to the quarterfinal round of the tournament where they will face top-seeded Warren Hills on Saturday, October 8.