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Maggie Moriarty's Record-Setting Assist Performance Helps Summit H.S. Girls Lacrosse to 14-7 Victory Over Mendham

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Maggie Moriarty's seven assists helped lift Summit to a 14-7 win, and put her atop the school's all-time, career girls lacrosse assist categpry. Credits: Robert Moriarty
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SUMMIT, NJ - After each game -- and there have been many -- that Maggie Moriarty puts up some rather showy assist numbers, she earns another moniker honoring her prowess as a goal creator.
 
Honorary titles bestowed by the media have included assist maestro, attache, maven, guru, doyenne, supremo, czarina, the 'Duchess of Dish', and even Assistanista. They're fun and all, but now there's a new label, one that carries a lot more meaning.
 
School Record Holder.
 
 
Against Mendham, the Sultana of Service had seven assists, the fourth of which passed Nora McGuire on the all-time list. McGuire accumulated 133 helpers from 2007-09, with Moriarty now occupying the top spot at 136. 
 
The senior added two goals for a stellar nine-point performance, nearly equaling the seven assits and 10 points she put up April 2 in a win against West Morris Central.
 
Senior captain Sara Szynal had four goals, three of which were assisted by classmate Moriarty, and fellow senior captain Julia Persche and sophomore Helen Louise Johnson each had Hat Tricks, as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team beat the Minutemen, 14-7.
 
The victory takes the Hilltoppers record to 16-1 with one regular season game left before the team enters NJSIAA Tournament play.

 
Summit took control of the contest in the first half, building a 9-3 lead on the strength of three- and four-goal runs.
 
After Persche scored and Mendham equalized, the Maroon & White reeled off three straight goals in a span of 3:05 via Johnson, Szynal and Persche.
 
After a second Mendham goal, a four-spot burst over a five-minute span made it 8-2 Hilltoppers. Szynal, Moriarty on a Free Position opportunity, Szynal's third, and Johnson's second did the damage.
 
Mendham pulled one back at the 2:47 mark, but senior Sam Forsyth, from -- who else? -- Moriarty, found the back of the net just 45 seconds before the break. Summit led 9-3 at the half.
 
It was 12-3 and 'game over' after Moriarty's second -- from Szynal -- Johnson's third, and Szynal's fourth. The remainder of the contest sailed along uneventfully, Mendham notching four goals, and Summit getting tallies from Forsyth and Persche.
 
Maddie Colins had seven saves in goal for the Hilltoppers. Meredith Curtin led Mendham with four goals.
 
Summit next travels to Immaculate Heart to take on the Blue Eagles May 16. Game time is set for 4 p.m.

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