Freshman striker Amy Stone scored twice as defending regional champion Essex Community College (14-1-1) shut out visiting Anne Arundel CC (7-14), 3-0, in semifinal action of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XX women's soccer tournament at Catonsville CC.
Essex faces Catonsville tomorrow at 1 p.m.
Sophomore striker Stacey Schott assisted on both goals.
Sophomore striker Jill Fennekohl added a goal.
* Catonsville 1, Montgomery-Rockville 0: Freshman halfback Mindy Bankert scored the game-winner with 16:06 left in the first half on an assist by freshman striker Jen McGuire as Catonsville (13-4-1) edged Montgomery-Rockville (6-9) in a semifinal.