As if the Highlanders weren’t already a handful to defend, they got deeper this week with the return of Joanna Kelly from an ACL injury. The senior midfielder quickly integrated with an assist during Tuesday’s 2-0 win versus Demarest. Next: River Dell (Oct. 8, 11 a.m.)
Senior midfielder Laura Noseworthy, the beneficiary of the added attention twins Jada and Jasmine Colbert draw up top, delivered the lone goal while defenders Jessica Judge, Amanda Meinster, Meaghan Latona and Sarah Hughes formed a stiff backline in a 1-0 shutout against No. 9 Colts Neck on Monday.Next: @ Neptune (Oct. 4, 3:45 p.m.)
Perhaps the most unthinkable streak in any sport in the Hudson Valley this year continued Tuesday when Arlington blanked Mahopac 3-0. That’s 10 wins for the defending Class AA state champs. And that’s 10 shutouts. Molly Feighan, Sofia Germano and Kiana Jedlicka scored in the win.
Explosive senior Amy Paternoster has already compiled 22 and 10 assists for the Crimson Knights, who are unbeaten in their last six outings. Next: @ Monmouth (Oct. 4, 3:45 p.m.)
The Panthers recorded their fifth straight shutout and eighth overall on Tuesday, using goals by Allison Lowery and Samantha Vail to blank No. 11 Watchung Hills, 2-0. Next: @ No. 2 Freehold Township (Oct. 6, 4 p.m.)
Sophomore Faith Dobosiewicz netted her team-high seventh goal of the season to help the unbeaten Blue Devils topple Oak Knoll, 4-2. Next: @ Summit (Oct. 5, 4 p.m.)
The Cadets have been on a tear since surviving against Fairfield Warde on Sept. 16, winning their last five games by a 24-2 margin. St. Joseph, which blew past Stamford 7-0 on Monday, is gearing up for its showdown at Ridgefield on Monday in a game that could determine the No. 1 seed in the FCIAC playoffs.
Victoria Colatosti had two goals and two assists, Emily Zeblisky struck for a brace, Emily McNelis had one goal and one assist and Lili Buscareno and Caeley Gruhn each had an assist in a 5-1 win over Connetquot. Next: @ Riverhead (Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.)
After an emotional 1-0 win at Sacred Heart, the Friars defeated St. John the Baptist, 5-0. Brianna Passaro, who scored the lone goal against SHA, netted a hat trick, Nicole Gordon and Amanda Andriano had one goal each and Samantha Adams had a pair of assists. Next: St. Dominic (Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.)
Dominique Bono struck for her fourth consecutive hat trick, Hannah Franco had a pair of assists, Aaliyah Esmurria had an assist and Kelsey Scheidel made five saves in a 3-0 win over Hauppauge. Next: @ East Hampton (Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m.)
The Raiders continue to impress under first-year coach Sarah Franchini. Sophomore Mary Clare Langan scored twice in a 3-1 triumph against No. 8 Hunterdon Central and added a goal and two assists in Tuesday’s 7-0 shutout of Tenafly. Next: @ Paramus Catholic (Oct. 5, 7 p.m.)
The defending New York State CHSAA champions bounced back from a one-goal loss to St. Anthony’s to defeat Kellenberg, 2-0. Caitlin Kennedy had one goal and one assist, Liz Crosby had a goal and Emma Cashwell added an assist. Next: Archbishop Molloy (Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.)
The gritty 2-0 defeat Rye played Arlington to in its season opener looks better and better as the Admirals plow through the toughest schedule in the Hudson Valley. Rye continued to impress while showcasing an array of scoring options, beating Yorktown 3-0 on Monday. The Garnets gear up for a difficult stretch of leagues with Byram Hills, Harrison and Pelham coming up.
The Red Devils pumped the brakes on a two-game losing skid as Maddy Lui supplied a goal and two assists in a 4-0 showing against Hillsborough. Next: Phillipsburg (Oct. 10, 6 p.m.)
Senior Brianna Floyd netted her fourth goal of the season in the second half and Ava Gillkin stopped three shots in a 1-0 shutout of North Hunterdon on Tuesday. Next: Franklin (Oct. 10, 7 p.m.)
The Cougars made a late bid for an equalizer before ultimately bowing to No. 2 Freehold Twp. for the second time this fall, 1-0, on Monday. Next: @ Manalapan (Oct. 6, 3:45 p.m.)
The reigning Section 1 Class A champs were dealt their first loss on Monday at the hands of arch-rival Nanuet. The Pirates shouldn’t be too worried about the 2-1 defeat, especially considering starting keeper Katherine Cartensen is out. The next three games for Pearl River — Albertus Magnus, Byram Hills and Tappan Zee — will be a challenge.
Corrinne Lyght put away two goals and Taylor Diggs collected a pair of assists on Tuesday to help the Raiders outlast Oak Knoll, 4-3, for their seventh straight win. Next: New Providence (Oct. 5, 4 p.m.)
Cailey Welch had two goals and one assist, Lily Burger and Donatella Tocco had one goal each and Madison Berry and Ryleigh Gilligan had one assist apiece in a 4-0 win over Lynbrook. Next: South Side (Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m.)
Rachel Rose, Jenna Stankes and Kayla Leary scored one goal apiece, Vittoria Fuduli had one assist and Stephanie Sparkowski made two saves in a 3-1 win over Port Washington. Next: Calhoun (Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m.)