Lady Highlanders’ field hockey splits week's matches

West Milford. The high school girls' field hockey team went 2-2 in the last week.

23 Oct 2019 | 01:59

The West Milford High School varsity field hockey team lost to Ramsey on Tuesday by a final score of 4-0, making it two wins and two losses since Oct. 14.

The Lady Highlanders went down 2-0 in the first half of Tuesday’s match before Ramsey was able to score twice more in the second.

West Milford goalie Emily Sheridan had 31 saves in the match, but it wasn’t enough for the win.

Going into Tuesday’s loss, the Lady Highlanders were coming off of an Oct. 19 away win over Wayne Hills.

In that match, West Milford went up 2-0 in the first period before the Patriots were able to tie it up in the second with two unanswered goals of their own.

The match then went into overtime, when the Lady Highlanders were able to win it 3-2.

Senior Meghan Rampolla scored two of those goals, while sophomore teammate Sofia Marotta scored the other.

Senior Kayla Siemer assisted on two of the team’s three goals as well.

The Oct. 19 victory came right on the heels of a 2-1 home win over Kittatinny that took place the day before.

Both teams were held scoreless through the first half of that match, but Seimer scored two goals to Kittatinny’s one in the second for the win.

The two-game winning streak followed an away loss to Westwood on Oct. 14 in which West Milford was shut out 3-0.

Sheridan had 10 saves in the losing effort.

The Lady Highlanders (9-6-2) were looking to get back on track on Wednesday, when the team was scheduled to travel to River Dell High School to play the Golden Hawks.