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Girls Soccer: Lynes, Yarem, and DiDario lift Union Catholic to 2-0 win over Rahway

The Union Catholic girls soccer team notched its first win of the season with a 2-0 win over Rahway on Tuesday in Scotch Plains Credits: Jim Lambert

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic, which dominated the game with superior ball control and relentless pressure in the offensive third, received second-half goals from Jennifer Lynes and Olivia Yarem to defeat Rahway, 2-0 on Tuesday in Scotch Plains.

Izzy DiDario played solid in net for the Vikings as she made five saves to help UC improve to 1-2 on the season.

Lynes broke the scoreless tie near the midway point of the second half when she took a pass from Yarem and drilled a shot just under the crossbar from a few yards outside the box. Yarem put the game away when she took a nice feed from Jamie Bonaccorso and sent the ball into the right corner of the net.

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Grace Park Stepping Down as Union County Prosecutor; Thomas Isenhour to Take Over Role

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Raiders Logo Should Remove Ties to Indigenous People

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To Whom This May Concern:

 

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