field hockey generic.jpg

Patriot's field hockey team beat Battlefield 3-2 Thursday after sudden death shootouts.

Battlefield scored in the first half, and Patriot tied the game early in the second half with a goal by sophomore Natalie Zeger. At the end of the regular game time, the score was 0-0.

After 15 minutes of reduced man 7v7 sudden death overtime, the game was still tied. Teams went into 5 shootouts each.

Junior goalie Julia Shearer made 5 shootout saves including a penalty strike during Battlefield’s attempts. She let in one goal. Julia Henry made Patriot’s 5th and final 1v1 to keep Patriot in the game.

Shearer stopped Battlefield’s first attempt at the 1v1 sudden death triple overtime shootout. Patriot sophomore Claudia Lenahan scored Patriot’s 3rd and final goal to win the game.

Patriot is currently 13-1 with an undefeated conference record of 8-0. They have scored 50 goals this season.


COLGAN 3, POTOMAC 0: Colgan traveled to Potomac on Thursday night and came away with a 25-13, 25-11, 25-11 victory.  Colgan was led by Jayden Wyatt with 7 kills and Jennah Wyatt with 6 kills.  Vanessa Thompson had 16 digs and Kristin Lough had 26 assists.  Colgan is now 16-5 overall and 10-0 in the district.  Colgan travels to Forest Park Tuesday.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.