The Essex County Field Hockey Tournament played two Preliminary Round games on Tuesday to set up the First Round of the Tournament. Newark Academy (8) won over Mt St Dominic (9) while Verona (7) defeated Columbia (10). This sets up the First Round to be played on Thursday, October 12th in which Newark Academy takes on Livingston (5) and Verona faces Millburn (6). Waiting in the Quarterfinal Rounds are Montclair Kimberley (3) and Glen Ridge (4). The top two seeds, West Essex (1) and Montclair (2) have “byes” to the semifinals.