Field Hockey: Bruton Edges Northampton in OT

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Caitlyn Shafer scored an overtime goal for Bruton on Wednesday. (file photo)
Caitlyn Shafer scored an overtime goal for Bruton on Wednesday. (file photo)

Caitlyn Shafer scored a game-winning goal in overtime to lift Bruton over Northampton 2-1 during a road game Wednesday.

The Panthers got on the board in the first half as Caity Washam scored off an assist from Tori McCurdy.

Northampton scored the equalizer in the second half to send the game into an overtime period.

In overtime, Shafer scored an unassisted goal to give the Panthers a much-needed victory. Bruton played three games in as many days this week, finishing with a 2-1 record.

The Panthers (4-7) will look to build on the overtime win during a road game against Warhill on Tuesday.

Bruton 2, Northampton 1

Goals: Bruton (Caity Washam, Caitlyn Shafer)
Assists: Bruton (Tori McCurdy)