The Gloucester High School varsity field hockey team has continued its winning ways this season, outscoring its opponents by a combined 26-1 margin over its first five games.
In their latest win, the Dukes blanked Nansemond River, 4-0, Friday on the artificial turf of the National Field Hockey Training Center in Virginia Beach.
Gloucester coach Mike Miller said he felt his Lady Dukes dominated the game despite some “turf mistakes” on the fast playing surface. “We made some mistakes and missed some scoring opportunities,” Miller said, giving the team some things to work on in future practices.
GHS junior H.P. Johnson and sophomore Cara O’Beirne each scored twice in the win. Kate Neikirk provided two scoring assists and assists were provided by Ali Goodwin, Farren Winter and Tally Vaughan.
The Dukes gave up their only goal so far this season in a 3-1 win over Warhill at GHS on Aug 31. Miller said his players were not focused when they...
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