On a beautiful autumn day at Glen Rock HS with temps in the upper 60s and sunshine, the GR Girls Varsity soccer team beat Dumont by 1-0 in the NJSIAA State Sectionals . Glen Rock controlled most of the game but they could not find the back of the net until 10min left in the match. They play again Friday 1:00pm at Glen Rock High School.
In other Glen Rock sports news the GR Varsity volleyball team played Pleasant Beach(PPB) in the NJSIAA State Sectionals in the GRHS gym. PPB scored the 1st point of the 1st set then GR scored 3 in row before PPB got two back. With the Panthers up 8-3 in the 1st set the away team decided to take a time out to talk things over soon after that Glen Rock. Glen Rock went on a 8-0 run forcing the visitors to talk things over again. 1st set ended 25-6 to the Panthers.
The 2nd set started with Glen Rock getting the opening score and went on a 5-0 run before Point Pleasant beach got 2 points back. With GR in control of the second set 18-4. After a time out, Point Pleasant got two back before GR scored to make it 22-6. In the end, the sets were 25-6 and 26-7 both in favor of Glen Rock.
By, Simon Toffell