After having 10 consecutive matchups cut short by the mercy rule, Gloucester High School varsity field hockey players finally played a full game Tuesday in their 5-0 win over Menchville at Christopher Newport University.
“It was good to get everybody out there, especially after practices were cancelled and missing a day of school,” said GHS coach Mike Miller, who was able to run his full rotation and get his entire roster on the field. The starters got the scoring done in the first half and the game stood at 5-0 at the break.
“We played well and our passing game was good. The girls were also very good in transition,” Miller said. “They (Menchville) tried to play long, hitting the ball way down the field and trying to follow it up. Our backs did a good job of picking the ball up and taking it back down the side. We did a really good job of pressuring the ball.” Molly Vaughan scored twice in the Dukes’ second win over the Monarchs this se...
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