NORTH READING — The NRHS girls’ soccer team earned some valuable point over the last two weeks, improving their season record to 5-1-5 overall and 4-1-5 in CAL play.
Starting on Sept. 27, North Reading tied Newburyport 0-0. They fell to Hamilton-Wenham 1-o on Sept. 30 before beating Triton 4-0 on Oct. 4. The Hornets cruised past Whittier Tech 6-0 on Oct. 6 and beat Manchester-Essex 2-0 on Friday. The team outscored their opponents 12-1 during this five-game stretch.
North Reading tied Georgetown 2-2 on Tuesday (stats not available at press time). They travel to Malden Catholic on Thursday at 6 p.m. before a huge matchup at home on Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. against rival Lynnfield.
At home on Sept. 27, North Reading and Newburyport played to a scoreless draw. Maggie Schulz had four saves while Jackie Magner had two.
Fall to Generals
Hamilton-Wenham won another very close game on Sept. 30 at NRHS. Schulz had eight saves while Magner had two.
The Hornets soundly defeated the Vikings on the road, taking a 2-0 lead at halftime before adding two more in the second half.
North Reading got goals from four different players.
Maggie Fortin got the Hornets on the board just 3:45 into the game.
Maddie DiNapoli made it 2-0 in the 30th minute assised by Sammie Magner.
Magner picked up her second assist in the second minute of the second half when she found Ellie Janasiewicz who finished to give the Hornets a 3-0 lead.
Just four minutes later, Tiara Lamont buried one on a direct kick to put the exclamation mark on a big win.
Magner had three saves on the day while Schulz added one.
The Hornets kept the momentum of their Triton victory going when they cruised past Whittier Tech 6-0 at home on Oct. 6. Three Hornets had two-goal games: Lamont, DiNapoli and Lauren Boudoya.
The score was just 1-0 at the break before the Hornets broke the game open in the second.
Lamont scored the first half goal six minutes in, assisted by Janasiewicz.
Maddie DiNapoli scored two goals in a row early in the second to push the lead to 3-0. Her first was unassisted and her second was assisted by Alyssa Demetri.
Lamont’s second goal came 10 minutes into the second half assisted by Jenna DiNapoli.
Boudoya scored both her goals soon after that, her first assisted by Sophia Barker and her second assisted by Bella Cannalonga.
Shut out M-E 2-0
North Reading made it three shutouts in a row with a 2-0 road victory over Manchester-Essex on Friday afternoon.
The road Hornets scored one in the first half and one in the second half.
Cannalonga got NR the lead in the first half 25 minutes in.
Magner scored an early second half goal on a corner kick assisted by Lamont and the defense did the rest.