Field Hockey Roundup: Warhill Earns Rare Win Over Bruton

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opening faceoffWarhill won its second consecutive game after defeating Bruton 2-0 at home Tuesday.

Lions Head Coach Kristen Castano estimated Tuesday was Warhill’s first win against Bruton in “about five years.”

The Lions got on the board in the first half off an unassisted goal from Jessica Cooke. Warhill carried its 1-0 advantage heading into halftime.

In the second half, Sammi Crittenden put Warhill up two goals after scoring an unassisted goal.

Up 2-0 on Bruton, Warhill’s defense kept the Panthers scoreless as the game ended with the same score.

Warhill (8-3) will finish its regular season Thursday with a home game against Lafayette. Meanwhile, Bruton (4-8) will conclude its regular season at home Thursday against Jamestown.

Warhill 2, Bruton 0

Goals: Warhill (Jessica Cooke, Sammi Crittenden)

 

York Routs Jamestown as Ray Logs Hat Trick

A hat trick from Courtney Ray lifted York’s field hockey team to a 6-0 rout of Jamestown at home on Tuesday.

Bentley Zabicki scored an unassisted goal in the first half to put the Falcons up 1-0, a score that carried into halftime.

York’s offense exploded in the second half, as Ray scored back-to-back goals to put York up 3-0. The first of Ray’s goals was assisted by Jordyn Keller, while the second was assisted by Taylor Salyers.

Hanna Angel scored the next goal for York, which was followed by Ray’s third of the game. The final goal was added by Zabicki, ending the game early due to the Virginia High School League six-goal rule.

York (9-4) concludes its regular season on a high note after losing back-to-back games prior. Meanwhile, Jamestown (3-9-1) will host Denbigh on Wednesday.

York 6, Jamestown 0

Goals: York (Bentley Zabicki 2, Courtney Ray 3, Hanna Angel)
Assists: York (Jordyn Keller, Taylor Salyers)

 

Cape Henry Shuts Out HRA

The Hampton Roads Academy field hockey team was unable to find the back of the cage during a 5-0 home loss to Cape Henry on Tuesday.

Five Cape Henry players scored goals in the win, as HRA goalie Haven Gardner was kept busy all night. Gardner recorded 13 saves in the loss.

HRA (1-6) will host Walsingham Academy on Thursday looking to rebound from a five-game losing streak.

Cape Henry 5, HRA 0

Goals: Cape Henry (Alexandra Land, Virginia Apperson, Lexia Hann, Ali Gordon, Stephanie Seaman)
Assists: Cape Henry (Hannah Bradley, Kendall Hathaway)