UCT girls’ soccer kicks off this Saturday; defending co-champion Scotch Plains is top seed once again

Dayton, Union, Johnson and Brearley were to host first 4 matches

The girls’ soccer Union County Tournament was to kick off this Saturday, Sept. 28, with four preliminary round matches.

Defending co-champion Scotch Plains was awarded the top seed once again.

Four first round games are scheduled to be played Wednesday, Oct. 2, with four more second round games set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5.

The quarterfinals and semifinals are scheduled for the second and third weekends of October. All rounds will be played at the higher seeds until the semifinals are contested at Johnson in Clark and the final at Kean University in Union.

The championship game will be played the last weekend in October.

ScotchPlains has won or shared seven of the last eight UCT crowns, which is all of the titles the Raiders have won.

Scotch Plains has also appeared in the last eight finals.

Westfield, which shared the title with Scotch Plains last year, has won the most crowns with 19.

The Blue Devils have not won the championship outright since 2001.

 

SEEDS: 1-Scotch Plains. 2-Cranford. 3-Westfield. 4-Gov. Livingston.

5-Union. 6-Summit. 7-New Providence. 8-Oak Knoll.

9-Elizabeth. 10-Rahway. 11-Kent Place. 12-Union Catholic.

13-Linden. 14-Johnson. 15-Brearley. 16-Dayton.

17-Roselle Catholic. 18-Roselle Park.

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND:

Saturday, Sept. 28

17-Roselle Catholic at 16-Dayton

13-Linden bye

19-Plainfield at 14-Johnson

18-Roselle Park at 15-Brearley

 

FIRST ROUND:

Wednesday, Oct. 2

RC/Dayton at 9-Elizabeth

13-Linden at 12-Union Catholic

Plainfield/Johnson at 11-Kent Place

RP/Brearley at 10-Rahway

 

SECOND ROUND:

Saturday, Oct. 5

TOP SIDE OF BRACKET:

RC/Dayton/Elizabeth at 8-Oak Knoll

Linden/UC at 5-Union

BOTTOM SIDE OF BRACKET:

Plain./Johnson/KP at 6-Summit

RP/Brearley/Rahway at 7-New Providence

 

QUARTERFINALS:

Saturday, Oct. 12

TOP SIDE OF BRACKET:

8 seed group winner at 1-Scotch Plains

5 seed group winner at 4-Gov. Livingston

BOTTOM SIDE OF BRACKET:

6 seed group winner at 3-Westfield

7 seed group winner at 2-Cranford


UCT GIRLS’ SOCCER CHAMPIONS:

2012: Scotch Plains 1, Westfield 1 – co-champs
2011: Scotch Plains 1, Westfield 0
2010: Scotch Plains 2, Westfield 0
2009: Cranford 1, Scotch Plains 0
2008: Scotch Plains 3, Johnson 0
2007: Scotch Plains 1, Westfield 0
2006: Scotch Plains 1, Westfield 1 – co-champs
2005: Scotch Plains 1, Oak Knoll 0
2004: Gov. Livingston 1, Cranford 0
2003: Oak Knoll 5, Gov. Livingston 0
2002: Westfield 1, Oak Knoll 1 – co-champs
2001: Westfield 2, New Providence 0
2000: Cranford 3, Union Catholic 1
1999: Union Catholic 4, Cranford 1
1998: Union Catholic 1, Cranford 0
1997: Union Catholic 2, Scotch Plains 0
1996: Westfield
1995: Westfield
1994: Westfield 2, Johnson 1
1993: Union Catholic
1992: Westfield
1991: Westfield
1990: Westfield
1989: Westfield
1988: Westfield
1987: Westfield
1986: Westfield
1985: Westfield
1984: Westfield
1983: Westfield
1982: Westfield
1981: Westfield
CHAMPIONSHIPS: Westfield 19,
Scotch Plains 7, Union Catholic 4, Cranford 2,
Oak Knoll 2, Gov. Livingston 1.

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