NEWTON, NJ—The number three seed Newton High School field hockey team came up just short losing to second seed Pequannock in the semi-final round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 Tournament to end their season.

The Braves played in Panther territory on Monday, October 28 and got shut out 1-0. Pequannock scored in the first half and Newton was unable to come back.

Abby Berkowitz, starting varsity keeper for the 2019 season, had nine saves. Newton took six shots on goal.

Overall, the Braves team had 65 goals and 46 assists this season. Berkowitz had 274 saves in total. The Braves end their season with an overall record of 15-4 and a NJAC record of 14-1.