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BULLETIN: Oct. 16, 2018 — The all-time goals record has fallen

With a spinning backhand shot inside the striking circle, Mackenzie Allessie broke the existing National Federation record for career field hockey goals in an 8-0 win over Annville-Cleona (Pa.) in the quarterfinal round of the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament.

Earlier in the evening, Allessie became the first scholastic field hockey player to reach the 100-goal benchmark for a season. The Ohio State University-bound senior also had an assist on the evening to bring her to 131 career assists. She has figured in on 462 Indian goals in her four varsity seasons, far and away the most in 110 years of American scholastic field hockey.

Oct. 16, 2018 — Top 10 for the week of Oct. 14

This week’s Top 10 has some opportunity for movement later this week as the postseason gets under way for several teams, and it is likely that Donegal and Penn Manor are going to once again collide in the Lancaster-Lebanon League final. If they do, it’s going to be another classic matchup.

For our honorary No. 11 Team of the Week, we’re giving a call to Princeton (N.J.). No, not the No. 3 collegiate field hockey team, but the undefeated Little Tigers who play a couple of miles west of Bedford Field. Princeton, coached by Heather Serverson, is having its best season in a long time and could possibly threaten to become the first Colonial Valley Conference field hockey team to win a state championship since the fall of 1984.

1. Voorhees Eastern (N.J.) 18-0

The Vikings got by Moorestown (N.J.) 2-1 last Saturday night; the team finishes out the regular season with Sewell Washington Township (N.J.) later this week

2. Shrub Oak Lakeland (N.Y.) 15-0

Hornets finish off regular season later this week with a road game at Brewster (N.Y.)

3. Emmaus (Pa.) 19-0

Emmaus finishes off regular season this week with Bethlehem Liberty (Pa.)

4. Mount Joy Donegal (Pa.) 18-0

Indians begin Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs with senior Mackenzie Allessie one goal from 100 for the season; team scheduled to play Annville-Cleona (Pa.) this evening

5. Villanova Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Pa.) 13-0-1

Notre Dame will take on Malvern Villa Maria (Pa.) team coming off an overtime win against Flourtown Mount St. Joseph Academy (Pa.)

6. Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 10-1

The Royals will have an interesting match Thursday, hosting Bridgewater-Raritan (N.J.) before playing in the Union County Tournament final this Saturday

7. Delmar (Del.) 10-0

The Wildcats have a tough back-to-back with Seaford (Del.) and Woodbridge (Del.) starting today

8. Millersville Penn Manor (Pa.) 16-1-1

Comets begin their half of the Lancaster-Lebanon League bracket hosting Lampeter-Strasburg (Pa.)

9. Collegeville Perkiomen Valley (Pa.) 18-0

Since giving up five goals in their first three games of the season, the team has given up five goals the entire rest of their slate

10. Louisville Sacred Heart (Ky.) 20-1

Valkyries play Louisville Eastern (Ky.) in the Region 2 Tournament

11. Princeton (N.J.) 13-0

Tigers have a dilly of a matchup today against Allentown (N.J.) in the quarterfinal round of the Mercer County Tournament

Who’s out: none