The Gloucester High School varsity field hockey team opened its 2016 season with a 6-0 win over visiting Kecoughtan on Tuesday.
“For the first game, it was pretty good,” said GHS coach Mike Miller. His Dukes got off to a slow start, firing off several shots before finding the net. Scoring picked up after Gloucester found its mark.
Kessa Romero had two goals and two assists in the win. Goals were also notched by Whitney Robins, Cheyenne Hollandsworth, Karly Harwood and Allison Goodwin. Farren Winter had two assists and Taylor Green had one. The game was cut short by the mercy rule early in the second half.
“I think we’re young and inexperienced in a few areas, but we have some experienced players, too. I think our younger players are progressing well and are learning to play together,” Miller said.
“In the second half, we had several freshmen and sophomores in the game and I think they blended well with the experienced players. I reall...
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