NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Field Hockey team advanced into the Semi-final round of the 2016 NJSIAA North 1, Group 1 tournament when they beat nine-seeded Whippany Park on Friday, October 28, 4-1.

Victoria Docherty, Morgan Mendel, Natalie Rivas, and Nicole Rizzo each scored a goal for Newton, with two assists by Rivas, two assists by Brittany Schumann, and one assist by Lauren Barbato.

Newton dominated Whippany Park’s goal, taking 24 shots throughout the game. Goalie Hannah Klein had 21 saves. Abby Berkowitz, Newton’s goalie had two saves against the two shots that were taken.

The Braves had a Bye in the first round of the tournament and now move into the semi-final round to play Glen Ridge, home on Tuesday November 1, the time has yet to be determined.