ERMA — The Lower Cape May Regional High School girls lacrosse team will get a rematch with one of its biggest rivals in a state playoff game later this week.
The Lady Tigers, seeded sixth in the South Jersey Group II Tournament, rolled to an easy 16-4 win over No. 11 Pinelands Regional Monday afternoon. The victory gives Lower a second-round game against No. 3 Middle Township on Thursday.
Middle beat Lower Cape May, 13-5, earlier this season.
Lower Cape May was on point from the start against Pinelands, scoring the first eight goals of the game. In all, 10 different Lady Tigers scored, with Abby Boyle and Marissa Giancola netting four goals apiece. Jenna Durbin, Paige Golden, Julianna McClain, Emma Golden, Skylar Heacock, Anna DeAngelis, Maya Critchfield and Nina Young each added goals. Critchfield and Durbin each added three assists.
Mel Amador made nine saves in goal.
Lower Cape May improved to 10-8 with the victory.
— Brian Cunniff