The West Morris Central fall sports teams finished their first month of competition on the highest note possible, with wins across the board.
The field hockey team improved to a jaw-dropping 9-0 after trouncing Parsippany Hills on Friday afternoon by a score of 7-0. The offense was fueled by Emily Rubright, who scored a hat trick and added an assist.
On the gridiron, the Wolfpack bounced back after a week two loss by running over the Roxbury Gaels, 21-10. A solid fourth quarter put the ‘Pack in front after being down 10-7 through the first three periods.
Tailback Connor Thompson made the most of his opportunities, racking up 170 yards and a touchdown on just 15 carries. The Wolfpack head to Morristown on Saturday for a 2 p.m. tilt against the Colonials and are now 2-1 on the season.
The boys soccer team made a statement Saturday morning in the Morris County Tournament preliminary round, beating Morris Catholic to advance in the competition. Behind Drew Huyler’s nine saves, the Wolfpack won in a 3-1 overtime shootout, and have improved its record to 4-4-1.
Their counterparts on the pitch, the girls soccer team, bumped its record to 7-1 after a Thursday win over Parsippany Hills, 2-0.
Keeping its place in the Star-Ledger top-20 teams in the state at No. 18 for the second straight week, the Lady Highlanders volleyball team made its case as a county powerhouse, beating Chatham in straight sets Friday afternoon.
The team has an overall record of 5-2 and was given the No. 7 seed in the Morris County Tournament.