The Pinelands Regional High School girls soccer team advanced on penalty kicks against host Ocean City in their South Jersey Group III first-round game on Tuesday. The two teams were tied at 1-1 through regulation and two overtime periods.
In the shootout, it was 3-3 after the first 10 shooters. Pinelands Regional’s Heather Scott made the Wildcats’ next kick and goalie Breanna Wilson made a diving save to stop Ocean City’s shot to clinch the win 4-3.
Pinelands, the No. 10 seed, will play at second-seeded Central Regional in the quarterfinals at a date to be determined. O.C. was the seventh seed.
Ocean City freshman Veronica Garcia scored first with 12 minutes remaining in regulation. Ashley Edgell had the assist.
Alicia Herbert scored the unassisted tying goal for the Wildcats two minutes later.
Pinelands Regional 0 1 0 0 —1
Ocean City 0 1 0 0 —1
Goals—Garcia OC; Herbert PR.
Goalies—Segich (4) OC; Wilson (9) PR.
Records—OC 4-9-2; Pinelands 8-7-3.
(2) Central Regional 8,
(15) Cumberland Regional 1
Katie McCormick scored the lone goal for Cumberland. Goalkeeper Felicite Diorio made 15 stops and Dayna Miller stopped four for the Colts.
Britnni Calleo, Amanda Carolan and Brooke Myers each scored two goals for Central.
Cumberland Regional 0 1—1
Central Regional 4 4—8
Goals—McCormick Cum; Calleo (2), Carolan (2), Myers (2), Kroon, Trapp Cen.
Goalies—Lutz (3)/Mahnken (5) Cen; Diorio (15)/Miller (4) Cum.
Records—Cumberland 3-14; Central 13-2-1.
(3) Kingsway Regional 5,
(14) Lacey Township 1
Lexi Dellapietro scored Lacey’s only goal in the second half. Goalkeeper Sara Wright made seven saves for the Lions.
Lindsey Thomas led Kingsway with two goals and an assist. Kingsway will play 11th-seeded Highland Regional in the quarterfinals.
Lacey Township 0 1—1
Kingsway Regional 3 2—5
Goals—Dellapietro LT; Thomas (2), Bruno, Burns, Kubiak KR.
Goalies—Wright (7) LT; Bradian (2)/ Kirby (4) KR.
Records—Lacey 5-14; Kingsway 12-5-2.
S.J. Group III quarterfinal
(1) Hammonton 3,
(9) Timber Creek 2, OT
Lizzy Thackston scored the game-winner with two minutes, 40 seconds left in overtime. Thankston also scored the first goal for Hammonton to give the Blue Devils the 1-0 lead at halftime.
Elise Pratt and Jen Mosley scored for Timber Creek.
Sierra DeMarco scored the tying goal for Hammonton.
The Blue Devils advance to face either Oakcrest or Moorestown in the semifinals.
Timber Creek 0 2 0 —2
Hammonton 1 1 1 —3
Goals—Thackston (2), DeMacro H; Mosley, Pratt TC.
Goalies—Alessandrini (6) H; DeCaro (5) TC.
Records—Hammonton 18-3; Timber Creek 7-12.
S.J. Group II quarterfinals
(4) West Deptford 3,
(5) Middle Township 0
Megan Sullivan led West Deptford with two goals and an assist. Paige Paratore also scored for the Eagles.
Middle goalie Olivia Salvo had 17 saves for the Panthers.
Middle Township 0 0—0
West Deptford 2 1—3
Goals—Sullivan (2), Paratore WD.
Goalies—Salvo (17) MT; Kipp (7) WD.
Records—Middle 13-5-2; West Deptford 15-5.
(2) Lower Cape May Regional 3,
(7) Barnegat 0
Gabriella McKeown scored all three goals as the Caper Tigers advanced to the semifinals. Lizzy Sulecki had five saves for the shutout.
Stephanie Kostka had seven saves for Barnegat.
Lower Cape May advances to host either Woodstown or Manchester Township on a date to be determined.
Barnegat 0 0—0
Lower Cape May Regional 0 3—3
Goalies—Sulecki (5) LCM. Stephanie Kostka (7) B.
Records—LCM 15-2-1, B 11-8-2.
S.J. Non-Public A first round
(6) Monsignor Donovan 5,
(11) Holy Spirit 0
Erin Ruddy led Monsignor Donovan with a goal and an assist.
Holy Spirit 0 0—0
Monsignor Donovan 4 1—5
Goals—Fellenz, Ficthner, Hay, Ruddy, Weeks MD.
Goalies—Smith (5) MD; n/a.
Records—Spirit 10-7-1; Monsignor Donovan 14-5.