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Madison's state run ends

Lexi Knief scored two goals and assisted on another to lift Ramsey to a 3-1 victory over Madison in a Group II semifinal on Tuesday at Millburn High School.

Addie Jensen added a goal and keeper Nicole Cirelli had five saves for the Rams (20-1-2). Ramsay advances to play Robbinsville, which defeated Haddonfield in a 2-1 overtime contest, also on Tuesday.

The Group II title game is set for Saturday at The College of New Jersey.

The Dodgers were hoping to get to the title game for the first time since 1987 but saw their season end at 15-5-1.

Catherine Zimmerman finished her senior career in fine fashion. The Providence College-bound midfielder registered the team's only tally and finished with 22 goals on the season. Goalkeeper Meg Calcaterra stopped 12 shots for the North 2, Group II and NJAC-Independence Division champions.

Kinnelon 2, Pascack Hills 1

Chalen Noble took a short pass from Ingrid DiClemente and scored from 15 yards out 26 seconds into the first overtime to propel Kinnelon to a 2-1 win over Pascack Hills in a North Jersey Section 1, Group 2 quarterfinal on Friday, Nov. 4.

Dani deTorres intercepted a pass and sent the ball to DiClemente, who beat several defenders before sending the ball to Noble.

Pascack Hills gained a 1-0 lead on a goal by Lindsay Morella in the 18th minute. Noble, a junior, made it 1-1 in the 36th minute, running onto a restart by Karyn Anselmo.

Kinnelon (17-3-1) has won 12 games in a row and will vie with River Dell in a sectional semifinal.

Kinnelon 2, Lodi 1

Kinnelon received goals from junior Chalen Noble and senior Karyn Anselmo en route to a victory over Lodi in first-round action in North Jersey Section 1, Group 2 on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Noble scored her 13th goal from eight yards out in the 47th minute to put fifth-seeded Kinnelon up, 1-0. Anselmo, who scored 17 minutes later, had the assist.

Lodi, the 12th seed, had an own goal at the very end of the game. Kinnelon, which will meet the winner of Newton/Pascack Hills in the quarterfinal round, improved to 16-3-1.

Kinnelon 1, Mtn. Lakes 0

Brittany Boykus ran onto a pass to Mountain Lakes' goalkeeper from the right corner and touched the ball into an empty net in the 56th minute, boosting Kinnelon to a 1-0 win on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

It was the 10th consecutive win for the Colts (15-3-1). Nicole Schmitt made two saves for Kinnelon while Lakers goalie Zoe Rankin had four saves.

Kinnelon 3, Mtn. Lakes 0

Chalen Noble had two goals and an assist for Kinnelon when it blanked Mountain Lakes 3-0 on Friday, Oct. 21.

Noble, a junior, now has 12 goals and 10 assists for the Colts (13-3-1). The other goal was by Ingrid DiClemente and was her 16th of the season. Nicole Schmitt had two saves for Kinnelon and earned her eighth shutout while the Lakers' keeper, Zoe Rankin, finished with 11 saves.

Villa Walsh 1, West Morris 1 (shootout)

Defending champion Villa Walsh advanced to the semifinals of the Morris County Girls Soccer Tournament with a shootout victory over West Morris in a rematch of last year's finalists.

The Vikings, tied 1-1 with the Wolfpack after the overtimes, prevailed 7-6 in a shootout on Sunday, Oct. 16.

Vikings keeper Colleen Brennan had a penalty kick save and Alli Ingraham scored two shootout goals, including a critical one. Julia Esposito and Lauren Belinski also knocked in PKs for Villa Walsh. Esposito scored the second-half goal to knot the game at 1-1. Emily Thomas scored a first-half goal for eighth-seeded West Morris.

Top-seeded Villa Walsh will take on rival Kinnelon in a MCT semifinal on Sunday, Oct. 23.

Mendham 4, Madison 0

The third-seeded Minutemen prevailed behind a pair of goals by Alex Young. Emily Saliterman opened the scoring in the 34th minute and Emily Dean also tacked on a goal. Faith Sugerman stopped three shots to gain the shutout for Mendham.

Mendham will face second-seeded Randolph in the semifinals. The sixth-seeded team received eight saves from goalkeeper Meg Calcaterra.

Randolph 2, Chatham 0

Mel Durbin earned a shutout on six saves for the second-seeded Rams.

Anna Conklin and Steph Gonnella registered the goals and Dana Shalit had an assist for the Rams. The Cougars were seeded 10th.

Kinnelon 8, Butler 0

Chalen Noble had a hat trick and Ingrid DiClemente had a pair of goals to highlight Kinnelon's win over Butler on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

DiClemente sent a through ball to Noble for the gamewinner in the eighth minute. In the 24th minute, DiClemente scored again, jumping on a loose ball from a corner kick and hitting from 10 yards. She headed in a cross from Noble from 12 yards, closing out the first-half scoring in the 28th minute.

The Colts (8-3-1) scored three times in the first seven minutes of the second half. Forty-one seconds in, Karyn Anselmo had a head-in goal on a corner. Tess Danglemejer and Aofe Schanche also had goals in the game.

Villa Walsh 1, Whippany Park 1

Villa Walsh goalkeeper Colleen Brand made seven saves, including three in the shootout, to help top-seeded and defending champion Villa Walsh defeat Whippany Park and advance in a Morris County Tournament first-round game on Sunday, Oct. 9.

The score was tied 1-1 after the overtimes. The Vikings came through in the shootout, 4-3.

Lauren Belinski collected two shootout goals and Kerri Clifford connected in regulation for Villa Walsh. Ashley Granato scored for 16th-seeded Roxbury. Villa Walsh faces eighth-seeded West Morris on Sunday, Oct. 16 in the next round.

Randolph 3, Montville 0

The Rams pulled away in the second half to secure a MCT victory.

Stephanie Gonella scored twice and Anna Conklin had a goal for second-seeded Randolph. Melanie Durbin earned the shutout on two saves for the Rams, who play 10th-seeded Chatham next.

Mendham 1, Parsippany Hills 0

Devon Russell provided the only goal of the MCT contest for the third-seeded Minutemen. Faith Sugerman posted the shutout on seven saves for Mendham. Emily Amaducci had nine saves for the 14th-seeded Vikings.

Parsippany 2, Morris Catholic 0

The Red Hawks upset the Crusaders in opening-round MCT action for the second consecutive year. Kayla Birth and Tiffany Kelly connected for 12th-seeded Parsippany. Lauren Scalfani made eight saves to earn the shutout. Parsippany plays Kinnelon next.

Kinnelon 0, Mountain Lakes 0

Aofe Schanche, Aine Schanche, Ingrid DiClemente and Dani deTorres all converted penalty kicks to advance the fourth-seeded Colts while the Lakers made one. Goalkeeper Nicolle Schmidt made two saves to earn the shutout. Zoe Rankin stopped 14 shots for Mountain Lakes, which received a penalty-kick goal from Ingrid Hermanson.

Kinnelon 6, Hackettstown 3

Chalen Noble scored what proved to be the decisive goal in the 39th minute off a pass from Casey Gray, helping the Colts to 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Monday, Oct. 3.

Hackettstown went up 2-0 on scores by Azra Buljko and Elizabeth Dieteman in the seventh and 10th minutes, respectively. Ingrid DiClemente then strung together three of her four goals for a 3-2 Kinnelon lead.

Noble, who also had three assists, struck next to boost the Colts' advantage to 4-2. Buljko struck again in the 66th minute before Gray and DiClemente put in goals for Kinnelon (6-2). DiClemente now has five goals for the season. 

TeamA 3, TeamB 1
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