JENNA DINAPOLI scored a hat trick to lead the Hornets to a 6-0 win over Malden Catholic on Oct. 14. (File Photo)

NORTH READING The NRHS girls’ soccer team battled Lynnfield to a hard-earned 0-0 tie on Tuesday at home. The Hornets moved to 6-1-6 on the season. They are currently ranked 26th in the lastest MIAA power rankings which would qualify them as one of the top 32 teams in Div. 3 to make the bracket.

The Hornets had more offense on Oct. 14 as they blitzed Malden Catholic 6-0 for their sixth victory. Jenna DiNapoli scored a hat trick to lead the Hornet attack. Maddie DiNapoli added a goal and three assists.

Marisa Montana had two assists.

Maddie DiNapoli got the scoring started assisted by Ellie Janasiewicz.

Jenna DiNapoli’s first of the game gave NR a 2-0 which they took into halftime.

Jenna DiNapoli’s second came just two minutes into the second half, assisted by Maddie and Montana.

Janasiewicz scored a minute later assisted by Maddie DiNapoli and Jenna DiNapoli secured the hat trick three minutes later assisted again by Maddie and Montana.

Jackie Magner (3 saves) and Maggie Schulz (2 saves) earned another shutout for the Hornets, their eighth of the season, a number that would go to nine after the scoreless draw against Lynnfield.

North Reading tied Georgetown 2-2 on Oct. 12.

Jenna DiNapoli got the Hornets started early with one just 50 seconds in assisted by Maddie DiNapoli. Georgetown regained momemtum by scoring the next two, taking a 2-1 lead into halftime.

The Hornets battled back in the second half when Janasiewicz tied it in the 58th minute eventually leading to the 2-2 final score. Magner had 5 saves in the first half followed by 2 from Schulz in the second.

Hornets will travel to Rockport on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. They host Bishop Fenwick on Sat. at 10 a.m.