Kayla Reed scored on a penalty kick in the 27th minute to give top-seeded East Brunswick a 1-0 win over fifth-seeded Old Bridge in the semifinals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament in East Brunswick.
Reed also scored the only goal in a 1-0 win against Old Bridge in the GMC final on the same day in 2019.
With the win, the Bears (13-2) will face second-seeded Metuchen in the final on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Woodbridge. East Brunswick has won the last two games head-to-head against Metuchen in 2018 and 2015. They came in earlier rounds of the GMCT.
Julia Bognar and Claudia Volino combined for a four-save shutout for the Bears while Mackenzie Simpson, Allison Gilbert, Nicole Motusesky, and Danielle Blaustein all played well for the winners according to coach Kevin Brady.
Isabella Ludovico made seven stops for Old Bridge (10-7-1).
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