SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Piscataway Lady Chiefs suffered a tough loss against South Plainfield’s Lady Tigers in Thursday’s field hockey matchup, 6-1.

The Tigers’ Angela Sanchez scored the first goal of the season in South Plainfield’s home opener, cashing in on a feed from Caity Hughes to put the Tigers up 1-0. The Tigers A-Line of Sanchez-Hughes and right winger Nicole Zultowski recorded a combined four goals on five assists. N. Zultowski had two goals for the Tigers while Sanchez, Hughes, Quinn Milane and Mary McNeil each recorded a goal.

The Tigers looked good firing 21 shots on goal, but the game was not as lopsided as the score showed. Piscataway played the powerhouse Tigers tough for most of the first half. Piscataway’s lone goal was midway through the second half and it was scored by Kayla Gray.

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South Plainfield goalie Tatianna Sutor recorded the win turning away four Piscataway shots on goal.

The Piscataway Lady Chiefs next play away on Saturday against South Brunswick.

 

Piscataway (1) at South Plainfield (6) on 9/8/2016

Box Score

Team

1

2

Final

Piscataway (0-1)

0

1

1

South Plainfield (1-0)

3

3

6

Piscataway Team Stats

Shots

5

Piscataway Player Stats

Player

Goals

Assists

Saves

Kayla Gray

1

0

0

Yaa Frimpong

0

1

0

Nadya Khan (Goalie)

0

0

16

South Plainfield Team Stats

Shots

21

South Plainfield Player Stats

Player

Goals

Assists

Saves

Angela Sanchez

1

2

0

Caity Hughes

1

2

0

Nicole Zultowski

2

1

0