Playoff soccer



In high school varsity soccer action, home team Holy Spirit defeated visiting Wildwood Catholic 3-0 on Nov 4 in a South Jersey Non-Public B girls soccer playoff game. Audrey Wilson had six saves for 4th seed Holy Spirit, preserving the shutout against the 13th seed. In its semifinal game against top-seeded St. Rose, on Nov. 19, Holy Spirit lost, 4-0. On Nov. 5, in a South Jersey Non-Public A boys playoff game, home team St. Augustine Prep, 3rd seed, defeated Bishop Eustace (Pennsauken), 14th seed, 5-0 in Richland. Dan Aucoin had four saves for the victorious Hermits. In a quarterfinal, St. Augustine fell to 6th seed Immaculata, 0-0 after regulation, but 4-2 in the penalty kicks round. Left, Wildwood Catholic’s Kate McCallion (11) tries to stop the momentum of Holy Spirit’s Brittany Hull (6). Right, St. Augustine’s Ryan Ward scores the fourth goal of the game, courtesy of a free kick.

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