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JV field hockey blanks Menchville, 9-0

After no games for the past 19 days, the Gloucester High School junior varsity field hockey team picked up where it left off Tuesday and dismantled host Menchville, 9-0. 

After a slow start and allowing their first two defensive corners of the year, the GHS players quickly regrouped and applied a heavy dose of offensive pressure. They outshot the Monarchs, 38-0, and earned 17 penalty corners. 

Channy Johnson led the Dukes’ offense with two goals and four assists and leads the team in scoring with 27 points. The unselfish team also got goals from Madison Gross, Christina Riva, Alexis Adams, Ainslee Brown, Abygail Clayton and Jordan Scott and Mackenzie Wheeler scored on a penalty stroke.

All of the goal-scoring girls had assists in the win as did teammate Ella Poulson. The Dukes’ defense kept the ball in their opponent’s territory for most of the game and was anchored by Avery Smith, Kaylee Morris, Alanna Womack, Madison Johnson, Meadow Spears, Gina Mantis,...

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