(4) Middle Township 55,

(13) Bridgeton 20

Middle's Lauryn Fields scored 17 of her game-high 20 points in the first half. Fields hit 6-of-11 3-point attempts in the game. Middle, the Cape-Atlantic League champion, is ranked seventh in The Press Elite 11.

Also for the host Panthers, Lauren Legler added 11 points, while Erin Ruskey had six assists, and sister Bridget Ruskey had six steals. Bridgeton's Destiny Thompson scored nine points.

Middle will host the Haddonfield-Collingswood winner on Thursday in the Group II second round.

Bridgeton 5 2 9 4-20

Middle Township 10 20 12 13-55

B-Robbins 3 0-1 6, Thompson 4 1-1 9, Mosley 2 0-0 4, Still 0 0-4 0, Sweazie 0 1-2 1. Totals-9 2-8 20.

MT-Legler 3 4-4 11, Fields 7 0-0 20, McKaig 1 0-0 2, Riggitano 3 1-1 7, Salvo 0 4-4 4, E. Ruskey 3 0-0 6, Sides 1 0-0 2, B. Ruskey 1 0-0 2, Hunter 0 1-2 1. Totals-19 10-11 55.

3-pointers-Fields (6), Legler MT.

Records-Bridgeton 10-16, Middle 22-5.