Haddon Township senior Kim Flacco has broken the school field hockey win for goals after scoring twice in Tuesday's 4-0 win over visiting Haddonfield.
That gave Flacco her 79 career goals, breaking the mark of 77 that she shared with Bridget Settles, who was named the Atlantic-10 Offensive Player of the Year last season for Temple.
This season Flacco has 20 goals for the 11-3-1 Hawks.
EWING, NJ –A season of dominance ended in familiar fashion for Eastern’s field hockey team. Applying consistent pressure all game, Eastern concluded a perfect season with Sunday’s 5-2 win over West Essex in the Tournament of Champion final at the College of New Jersey.
Thus the Vikings finished 27-0 in earning their fourth TOC title since the inception of the tournament in 2006.
The Vikings took a 4-1 halftime lead on goals from Kasey Morano, Emma Johansson, Erin Hoag and Karlee Spirit.
Florence forward Lexi Smith had been looking forward to breaking the school's single-season scoring record on Wednesday afternoon at home. However, rain led to postponement of the game until Tuesday.
Smith has 46 goals, the same number recorded by her aunt and volunteer assistant coach, Dianne Carey-Stranko, in 1992. Bill Iezzi
Florence's Lexi Smith closed the week with 42 goals on the season by scoring 5 goals against Palmyra on Friday and 5 against Gloucester Catholic on Saturday. The school's single-season record is 46, set by assistant coach Dianne Carey-Stranko in 1992. Carey-Stranko is Smith's maternal aunt.
Keep your eyes on Alana Barry, Eastern field hockey's goalkeeper. The senior Thursday tied the national record for career shutouts, 67, when the Vikings shut out Triton, 9-0.
Barry has a good chance to set a new record against Cherokee on Oct. 11, when the Vikings will be the visitors.
Eastern blanked visiting Cherokee, 10-0, when the two teams met on Sept. 19. - Bill Iezzi
Have you noticed what the Haddonfield field hockey team has been doing?
The Bulldogs are 11-0 with eight shutouts.
At the start of the season, Haddonfield coach Lindsay Kocher said the strength of the team was a good nucleus that was able to push the younger players.
Mentioned: Haddonfield Memorial High School
The magic number for Eastern field hockey goalkeeper Alana Barry to break the national record for shutouts now is two.
The Vikings, who beat Washington Township, 5-2, on Sept. 16, shut out the Minutemaids, 4-0, on Wednesday afternoon. The national record is 67. Barry has 66.
If Barry & Co. are able to blank Triton on Oct. 6 and Cherokee on Oct. 11, the senior will have the new record. - Bill Iezzi
Jim Kay has reached 100.
The Haddon Township soccer coach made rthe centennial mark when Kim Gaskill & Co. blasted the Hawks to a 6-0 victory over Lindenwold Thursday
Gaskill scored twice. Kaitlyn Stoltz, Taylor Clarke, Nicky Cutera and Patrice Maro also scored. - Bill Iezzi