Middlesex County girls soccer for Sept. 29: Woodbridge tops South Plainfield (PHOTOS)

Renee Wu scored a hat trick, her first three goals of the season, to lead Woodbridge to a 4-2 win over South Plainfield in Woodbridge.

Ella Tom added her ninth goal, tied for the team lead, and Tiffany Paredes made six saves to help Woodbridge raise its record to 9-1.

Evalyn Szalanzci and Emia Carrazana scored for South Plainfield (6-4), both off assists from Genesis Garces Gomez.

No. 15 East Brunswick 1, Old Bridge 0

Theresa Steiner scored in the 53rd minute off a well-timed through ball from Mikayla Mandleur and East Brunswick, No. 15 in the NJ.com Top 20, held on for a 1-0 win over Old Bridge in East Brunswick.

Claudia Volino stopped all three shots she faced to earn the shutout. She was helped by the back line of Nicole Motusesky, Danielle Blaustein, Ashley Schropp and Allison Weiden and holding holder Riley Smalley in containing the high-scoring Old Bridge attack.

Isabella Ludovico made seven saves for Old Bridge to keep the game close.

East Brunswick remained undefeated at 10-0 and Old Bridge fell to 5-5.

Sayreville 3, North Plainfield 2

Taylor Diaz converted a feed from Laila Stevenson to break a 2-2 tie in overtime and spark Sayreville to a thrilling 3-2 win over North Plainfield in Parlin.

Stevenson and Alyssa Marley also scored and Zahra Benkhak made 14 saves for Sayreville, which evened its record at 5-5.

North Plainfield’s Valerie Monge scored off an assist from Ava Brown to force overtime. Lauren Duncan also scored for North Plainfield (2-5).

Edison 1, North Brunswick 0

Kayden Aravena netted the only goal of the game in the first half as Edison stayed hot with a 1-0 win over North Brunswick in North Brunswick.

Gelsey Go made six saves to record the shutout. Edison won its fourth straight game and improved to 6-3-1.

Vanna Abadiotakis made 14 saves for North Brunswick (1-8).

Metuchen 4, St. Thomas Aquinas 1

Cassidy Connors recorded a hat trick to increase her season total to 14 as Metuchen defeated St. Thomas Aquinas 4-1 in Metuchen.

Sarah Hyman also scored and Charlotte Breen was in a giving mood as she assisted on all four goals.

Chloe Soden and Lola Rezes each had three saves to help Metuchen raise its record to 8-2.

st. Thomas Aquinas fell to 4-6.

Colonia 2, New Brunswick 0

Abigail Araujo and Jennifer Bras each found the back of the net to lead Colonia to a 2-0 win over New Brunswick in Colonia.

Alissa Mendes turned away three shots to pick up the shutout and help Colonia improve to 3-6-1.

Genesis Menjivar was terrific in defeat as she made 24 saves for New Brunswick (0-9-1).

Monroe 2, South Brunswick 0

Karly Winfough and Shaine Magee provided the goals as Monroe blanked South Brunswick 2-0 in Monroe.

Jennifer Ward and Lauren Pascal had assists and Gracen Regan made two saves to earn the shutout for Monroe, which improved to 8-2.

Stephanie Macaluso stopped 15 shots for South Brunswick (3-7).

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