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Megan Mulligan

Multimedia journalist and video production trainee

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Multimedia high school sports reporter for NJ Advance Media/Star-Ledger; production trainee and archivist for the NBA.

NJSIAA Girls X-C: McGill of Voorhees wins Group 2, Holmdel wins team title

Emma McGill isn't a stranger to winding, bumpy terrain. Most runners who navigate Holmdel Park will shiver thinking of the infamous "bowl", a steep incline that challenges cross-country runners emotionally and physically. But the Voorhees junior, along with many other runners in Saturday's NJSIAA Group 2 championship, practice in the hilly terrain around Phillipsburg.

No. 12 Livingston over Union City - NJSIAA N1G4 first round - Girls soccer recap

In what would become a 7-0 rout, Lauren Belcuore recorded a hat trick for third-seeded Livingston, No. 12 in the Top 20, over 14th-seeded Union City in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament, in Livingston. Livingston (14-2-2) recorded five separate goal-scorers in its shutout win over Union City (9-11-1).

No. 15 DePaul outlasts No. 14 IHA in 2 OTs - NJSIAA NJNPA finals

In a battle of two high school soccer powerhouses, Bryanna Pelayo scored the game-winner with 13 seconds left in double overtime to lead second-seeded DePaul, No. 15 in the Top 20, to a 2-1 win over top-seeded No. 14 Immaculate Heart in the championship game of the North Jersey, Non-Public A tournament in Scotch Plains.

Parsippany Hills wins late in OT over Hanover Park - NJSIAA N2G2 finals

After a one-on-one challenge against the Hanover Park goaltender, Nerina San Martin scored on a penalty kick with two minutes left in overtime to lead fourth-seeded Parsippany Hills to a 2-1 upset over second-seeded Hanover Park in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 sectional championship in Hanover Park.

No. 17 Penns Grove over Keansburg - NJSIAA SJG1 1st round

Curtis Gould and Nasir Robinson recorded a combined 133 rushing yards, and Kavon Lewis accounted for two touchdowns as top-seeded Penns Grove, No. 17 in the Top 20, rolled to a 57-0 win over eighth-seeded Keansburg in the first round of the South Jersey, Group 1 playoffs in Penns Grove.

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