For the second year in a row Monroe defeated the #1 seed South Plainfield Tigers to earn the GMC Field Hockey tournament title. The Falcons shutout SPHS 2-0 for the win.
The last time these teams met this season, it was South Plainfield that earned a shutout victory.
Something changed this time around, because it was Monroe which turned the tables with the Greater Middlesex County Tournament championship on the line.
Ashlyn Petersen struck for the game’s first goal with 4:41 left in the first half and second-seeded Monroe remained in control on the way to a 2-0 victory over the top seed at South Brunswick High.
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Below is a complete list of the tournament’s seeds. A printable version of the GMC bracket can also be found here.