WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls lacrosse team got their first win of the 2018 season at home on Saturday against Somerville, 12-10.
And it was close. Watchung Hills out shot Somerville 22-19 and picked up one more ground ball, 15-14.
Senior Katie Carroll led the Warriors with seven points. She netted five goals and made two assists. Junior Shannon Twill saved 10 in goal for Watchung Hills, including her 200th career save.
“Congratulations to Coach Tuma, his staff, and all of our Lady Warrior lacrosse players on their victory today at home over Somerville! “ said WHRHS Director of Athletics Chris Van Vliet in an e-mail post game. “We are proud of you all! Go Warriors! “
Last season, Bridgewater-Raritan topped Watchung Hills in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament and the Lady Warriors fell to Bernards in the quarterfinal round of the Somerset County Tournament.
Somerville finished 2017 with a record of 10-10 and had no graduating seniors.They lost to Red Bank Catholic by one goal in the sectional semifinal for the best finish in school history.
Watchung Hills improves to 1-2 and Somerville drops to 2-2 on the season.
The Warriors lost a wild OT thriller on Friday
Watchung Hills next plays Gov. Livingston at home on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
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