PRINCETON, NJ - Sophomore Leah Rubinshteyn scored four goals and added an assist as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Team jolted out to a 5-1 first-period lead then cruised to a 12-6 victory at the Baker Rink.
Rubinshteyn was joined in the five-points party by junior Caroline Griffith (1G, 4A) and Taylor Cornell (3G, 2A), while sophomore Maddie Bussam and freshman Lily Spinner split time between the pipes and were credited with a total of eight saves.
Junior Skye Gilbert and freshman Elizabeth Puskar had other Summit goals, while senior Lily Neilan (2) along with sophomores Libby Stockton, Hope Luckshire and Cate Meany contributed assists. Victoria Zammit had a big game for Princeton, scoring four goals and assisting on two others.
Leading 5-1 after the opening period, the Hilltoppers shaded a seven-goal second period 4-3 and then edged a five-goal third frame 3-2. The Maroon and White outshot the Tigers 37-14.
Next up for Summit (4-1-1) is December 18 tilt versus Westfield at the Warinanco Skating Center. Face-off is set for 5 p.m.