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Friday, September 16, 2016
GIRLS SOCCER:MacDonald scores twice to lead Pompton past Eastern Christian
|Eastern Christian's Erin VanderPlaat.
POMPTON LAKES – Whenever Pompton Lakes and Eastern Christian meet on the pitch there is usually some star power up front for both teams. That was the case again when the two undefeated squads met on Wednesday. EC’s Erin VanderPlaat has been one of the top strikers in Passaic County from the time she first stepped on the field as a freshman and Nicolette MacDonald of Pompton Lakes broke out last year as a sophomore with a 26-goal campaign. Both opposing defenses were designed to stop them from scoring but one would not be denied. MacDonald scored twice in 60 seconds late in the first half and a stout Cardinal defense made those goals stand up as Pompton Lakes remained undefeated with a 2-0 win over Eastern Christian at Lakeside Middle School. “Our defense is so strong and that gives me a lot of confidence,” said Pompton Lakes’ freshman goaltender Maggie Horn. “I thought we were very prepared today and that preparation makes everything easier. My mentality was the same way it is every game, I didn’t want to let any shots get past me.” MORE...
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