Press team reports
The South Region field hockey team has advanced to the second round of the South Jersey Group IV tournament.
The sixth-seeded Rams, thanks to a two-goal performance from Olivia Davis, beat 11th-seeded Freehold Township 2-0 in the first round on Thursday at home.
Davis scored both of his goals in the third quarter thanks to assists from Cuinn Delly and Bella English. Claire Gosse made two saves in the shutout victory.
The Rams will face the fourteenth seed Washington Township at home on Tuesday.
Holy Spirit 2, Our Lady of Mercy 1: Alex Graffius and Maggie Cella each scored once for the Spartans (8-6). Kira Murray collected an assist. Gabby Eaise scored once on a pass from Rylee Savage. Our Lady of Mercy fell to 8-10-2.
South Jersey Group II first round
(10) Seneca 2, (7) Oakcrest 1: Avery Tatum had 16 assists and 10 service points, including five aces, for the Golden Eagles (9-11). Hannah Obiedzinski had seven kills, two digs and eight service points. Grace Yaeger had eleven digs and two assists. Oakcrest fell to 11-10. No additional information was available.
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Pinelands Reg. 2, Memorial Brick 0: The Wildcats (16-6) won by sets of 25-11, 25-17. Bailey Lawrence had 13 service points and nine assists. Jayne Wilkinson had six kills. Caitlyn Downes had seven digs, Molly Quigley-Sanborn had three digs, five assists and four service points. Brick Memorial fell to 15-9.
South Reg. 2, Barnegate 1: The Rams (19-11) won by sets of 23-25, 25-17, 25-22. Amanda Floystad had 25 assists and 11 digs. Samantha Hanneman had 14 kills and 16 digs. Jordyn Hamlin had eight kills and 13 digs. Corinne Hughes had eight kills, four blocks and eight service points.
Cape May Tech. 9, Saint-Joseph Academy 4: Danny Martin had a hat trick and two assists for the Hawks (4-10-1). Matt Panzini, Nick Boehm, Stephen Gittle, Tyler Dille, Mark Richie and Matt Pinto each scored a goal. Adam Dille, Gittle and Panzini each got an assist. Lucas Gehring and Nick Boehm shared time in net, Gehring made eight saves, Boehm made four. Andrew Martin scored twice for the Wildcats (0-13). Ty Powell and Anthony Cruz have each scored once. Tyler Bowman made 10 saves.
Buena Regional 5, Salem 2: Jaden DelValle scored a hat trick for the Chiefs (9-9-1). Anthony Delgado and Ethan Ennis each scored a goal. Jake Harris had three assists. Geoff Blasberg made two saves. Eithan McDonnell-Longo and Irving Talavera each scored once. Alex Gomez and Colin Roy had one assist each. Gomez made 12 saves for Salem (1-17).
Continental Region 2, Absegami 1: Alex Wise and Roody Ducasse each scored a goal for the Mustangs (3-10). Keenan Crousillat got an assist. Julio Torres-Hernandez scored on an assist from Kyle Askins. Ryan Kopervos made nine saves for Absegami (4-12-1).
Woodstown 1, Lower Cape May Regional 0: Chase Prater scored for Woodstown (13-6-1). Ryan Hopp made five saves on the shutout. Anderson Ryan made four saves for Lower (8-8-2).