With just two games remaining, Gloucester High School varsity field hockey players remain perfect in Peninsula District play. The Lady Dukes beat Woodside 7-0 at home on Monday and Kecoughtan, 2-0, at Christopher Newport University last Thursday.
Gloucester is 13-0 overall and 7-0 in the PD with final district games scheduled with Denbigh at home yesterday (results not available at press time) and Warwick at CNU next Wednesday.
Defense has anchored the Dukes this season, and as of the Woodside game, no district team has scored on the Gloucester "D." Lafayette scored once and Poquoson scored twice on the Dukes in pre-PD schedule games. "The girls work well together. It takes a team effort to not get scored on," explained Gloucester coach Mike Miller.
Miller said his team "played a fantastic defensive game" once again to hold off Kecoughtan last week. That effort included five saves by senior goalkeeper Heather Johnson. On the offensive side, Emily B...
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