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Lady Dukes crush field hockey opponents

Ah, the problems of success.

With his last two games cut short by the mercy rule, Gloucester High School field hockey coach Mike Miller was a little concerned Wednesday that his starters had not yet had a full-game workout. That concern was heightened by the fact that the Dukes face Menchville, always a tough competitor, today on the road.

“They don’t get a full workout and it cuts into the rotation schedule,” Miller said of the shortened contests. “But it gives more girls an opportunity to play, so it has an upside. Right now, I’m very, very comfortable with how they’re playing and working together on the field.”

The Dukes hosted Phoebus Tuesday and led the Phantoms, 15-0, before the game was stopped midway through the second half. Cheyenne Hollandsworth and Kessa Romero each had hat tricks in the win, Brittany Romero scored twice and goals came from Maddie Hutson, Cassidy Goodwin, Karly Harwood, Whitney Robins, Alexis Lester, Bri Miller an...

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