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GHS hockey team wins three in four days

Gloucester High School varsity field hockey players opened the 2017 season with three wins over four days last week. 

“We played pretty well for the first game,” said veteran GHS head coach Mike Miller after his team began play with a 4-1 win Aug. 23 over Atlee High School in James City County. The 2:30 p.m. game was put off for more than two hours due to three delays caused by lightning. 

Gloucester’s Kessa Romero scored on a penalty stroke and also scoring for the Dukes were Elizabeth Thomas, Cara O’Beirne and Kate Neikirk. Scoring assists were provided by Romero, Tally Vaughan and Allison Goodwin. Atlee did not get on the board until the final five seconds of the game. 

On Friday, Gloucester posted a six-goal shutout of Salem High School from Virginia Beach on the Dukes’ home field. Goodwin and O’Beirne each scored twice and goals came from Thomas and Carli Walke. 

Goodwin had four assists in the win, Romero had two and ass...

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