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Watchung Hills Girls Soccer Shuts Out Linden, 2-0, to Advance to Semi-Finals

TheAlternativePress.com Staff

Thursday, November 7, 2013 • 9:02pm

LINDEN, NJ - Watchung Hills is on a roll. The Lady Warriors knocked off 10th-seeded Linden, 2-0, in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 tournament.

The game was scoreless until Rachel Marino set up Alyssa Bonnesen in the front of the net in the second half. Watchung Hills had been applying pressure throughout the game but until then, couldn't get the ball in the net.

Linden almost scored on a throw-in and a shot that hit the post in the second half but couldn't find the net.

Samantha DePinho scored the second goal for Watchung Hills. Marino assisted on both scores for the Warriors.

In the first round, Watchung Hills won, 2-0, in its upset of Westfield and Linden upset seventh-seeded Union, 3-2.

The Warriors advance to face third-seeded Ridge, which knocked off Elizabeth, 4-1, in their quarterfinal match. When the Warriors met Ridge in the regular season, Ridge won, 2-0.

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