Photos by Steve Ellmore: West Orange (white uniforms) vs. Montclair Kimberley Academy in the Essex County Tournament semifinals, Oct. 25, at Millburn HS.
MILLBURN, NJ –The top-seeded West Orange High School varsity girls’ soccer team lost a heartbreaking decision to fifth-seeded Montclair Kimberley Academy in the Essex County Tournament semifinals held at Millburn HS on Wednesday night, Oct. 25.
The game was tied 2-2 at the end of regulation and overtime. In the penalty kick shootout, MKA won, 4-2.
Despite the loss, the Mountaineers remained undefeated on the season with a record of 12-0-4.
Emma Mitchell gave the Mountaineers a 1-0 lead in the first half. MKA tied it later in the half.
In the second half, sophomore Natalie Nevins scored on a penalty kick to give WOHS a 2-1 lead. But MKA responded with a goal to tie it.