From Press staff reports
St. Joseph High School's Emily DeMarco scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Wildcats field hockey team to a 6-0 win over visiting Schalick on Monday a South Jersey Group I semifinal game in Hammonton.
St. Joseph is ranked ninth in The Press Elite 11.
The top-seeded Wildcats (20-1) host a Group I South Jersey final at a date to be determined. Schalick, the defending South Jersey champion, is 9-9-1.
DeMarco, a junior, scored twice in the first half and once in the second, and leads the area with 38 goals. Carlina Sacco, Ryan Qucksill and Marielena Dottoli each scored a goal. Becky Boffo made two saves for her 11th shutout of the season. Paxton Allen had 15 stops for the Cougars, seeded fourth..
Schalick and St. Joseph met the previous three years in the South Jersey Group I final, with the Cougars winning 2-1 in double-overtime last year.
Schalick 0 0-0
St. Joseph 3 3-6
Goals-DeMarco (3), Sacco, Quicksill, Dottoli SJ.
Goalies-Allen (15) S. Boffo (2) SJ.
Records-S.J. 20-1; Schalick 9-9-1.