West Morris, Montville, Morristown win in overtime


Paige Burton connected with 1:40 left in the third overtime to lift West Morris to a 15-14 triumph over Chatham in girls lacrosse action on Friday.

The senior center scored two goals, both of them in overtime play. Classmate Sydney Sapir scored four times and Amy Moore and Sarah Frankovac scored two goals each. It was the first win for the Wolfpack and the first victory for new varsity coach Catherine Seals. West Morris sent the game into overtime when Hannon Mallion connected off a Burton feed with 1:09 left in regulation. The Wolfpack also had a strong performance by goalie Renee Gonzalez. She made 11 saves including several dramatic ones to end regulation and overtime periods.

Sophomore Bridget Ballard had five goals and three assists, Kristen Maiorano scored four goals and Maggie O’Neill and Maddy Bowles scored two goals apiece for Chatham (3-5). The Cougars rallied from a 7-5 deficit and scored three consecutive goals including a score by Ballard to take an 8-7 halftime advantage. The Cougars led by as much as 10-7 early in the second half. West Morris rallied and finally pulled even on Cassidy Orban’s free possession goal to make it 12-all with 4:34 left. Chatham took the lead with 2:01 left on O’Neill’s score but the Wolfpack tied it at 13 to force the extra periods.

Morris Catholic 16, Millburn 3

Taylor Shannahan scored six times to fuel the Crusaders triumph. Lexi Finn added five goals and three assists for Morris Catholic.

Morristown 16, Sparta 15, OT

Casey O’Brien had four goals and four assists to spark the Colonials. Allie Ferrara added four goals and two assists and Meghan Siverson scored four times for Morristown. The teams were tied at 14 at the end of regulation. Morristown outscored Sparta 2-1 during the two 3-minute overtime periods.

Morristown-Beard 16, Ramapo 14

Chelsea Kramer had four goals and an assist. Delaney Finn and Jill Burke each scored twice for the Crimson.

Indian Hills 15, Roxbury 7

Katie Cikovski fired a hat trick for the Gaels.

Mountain Lakes 16, Westfield 9

Jackie Perry scored seven goals and Hannah Crook scored four goals to lift the Lakers. Victoria Kalamaras added a goal and four assists for Mountain Lakes.

Mendham 11, Glen Ridge 9

Carlye Maita had three goals and two assists and Becky Gonzalez fired a hat trick for the Minutemen. Christina Graziano and Kira Lopes added two-goal games for Mendham.

Montville 13, Kinnelon 12, OT

Abby Haimson had six goals including a pair of overtime tallies to lift the Mustangs. Nicole Dvoretsky scored four goals including the game-tying score with four minutes left in regulation. Carly DeNegris added three goals. Talia Price and Ashley Bobinsky had two goals apiece for the Colts.

Madison 21, Pequannock 17

Michelle Montagna’s seven-goal performance paced the Dodgers. Rachel Azzolini had five goals and four assists and Molly Fishter notched a hat trick for Madison. Arden Kassaleh set a school record with a 10-goal game. Alyssa Tachon added five goals and two assists for the Golden Panthers. Madison led 12-6 at the half.

Montclair 19, Randolph 8

An 11-3 second half helped the Mounties pull away.


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Mark Kitchin is a boys varsity basketball writer for the Morris County New Jersey area

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