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Watchung Hills Advances in State Tournament With Thriller

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Credits: Brenda A. Nemcek
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Credits: Brenda A. Nemcek
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Credits: Brenda A. Nemcek
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After a scoreless first half on a blustery morning, Amanda Marques' goal, with 3:30 remaining in regulation, lifted Watchung Hills to a 2-1 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan in the quartefinals of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 girls soccer tournament.
 
Taylor Mongno scored early in the second half finishing off a scramble in the box after a corner kick to get the Panthers on the board first, but the Warriors dominated play. Sarah Strehle tied it for Watchung Hills eight minutes later, finishing a cross pass from Ally Grunstein.
 
 
In goal, Lea Andriola had eight saves for Watchung Hills.
 
Watchung Hills will face Ridge in the next round on Nov. 11. Ridge won today, 1-0, over Franklin.
 

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