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S. Jersey Girls: Sat. S.J. girls: Eastern's Slack scores 100th
Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:09 AM
Eight goals from scoring the 100th of her career, Easterns Sierra Slack wasted no time in reaching the milestone.
Slack netted a game-high eight scores as the Vikings defeated visiting West Windsor-Plainsboro South, 20-10, in a nonleague girls lacrosse game Saturday for their first win of the season.
The senior attack helped Eastern in all facets of its game, finishing with 15 draw controls and five ground balls, forcing a turnover, and adding four assists.
Her leadership on the field is starting to rub off, Eastern coach Katy Lee said.
"Her hard work is really trickling down to our other players," Lee said. "We needed a spark today, and Sierra gave us it."
Eight Vikings had goals in the victory, including Alexis Pettisani and Bree Rolke, who each had three.
Slack has committed to play for Occidental College in Los Angeles.
In other nonleague action:
Host Camden Catholic topped St. Hubert in a close game, winning by 11-10. With 52 seconds left, senior Tara Vittese scored the winner. Vittese finished the game with three goals and an assist. Junior Megan Kilpatrick led Camden Catholic with four goals.
Shawnee cruised past visiting Ocean City, 20-3. Caroline Farley led the Renegades with five goals and five assists. Freshman Molly Baechler and sophomore Samantha Tucci each had two goals and two assists.
Cherokee bested visiting Egg Harbor Township, 15-6, pulling away by outscoring the Eagles, 8-1, in the second half. Christine DiLullo notched four goals and three assists. Sophomore Brooke Yarsinsky contributed two goals and three assists.
Softball Host Eastern emerged as the Camden County Tournament champion, defeating Cherry Hill West, 13-2.
Sarah Waro went 2 for 3, hitting a pair of triples in the win. Kelly Fitzpatrick hit two doubles, going 3 for 3 and scoring two runs.
During the semifinals, Cherry Hill West blanked Gloucester Catholic, 10-0, and Alicia DeFlaviis had a milestone moment. The senior registered her 100th career hit in going 4 for 4, scoring three runs, and knocking in two.
Nonleague. Chrissy Dalton threw a three-hitter, fanning five and walking three, as Bordentown shut out visiting West Windsor-Plainsboro South, 4-0.
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