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Bill Iezzi:Washington Township Field Hockey Strategy

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 7:08 PM
Township coach Jeannine O'Connor said the strategy for today's game with No.1-ranked Eastern was to play aggressively, and push players up to get more players on the ball, "but we didn't have the ball that much." You can't score without the ball. Eastern won, 6-0. Read more

Bill Iezzi: Eastern Field Hockey Star

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 5:17 PM
Kelsey Mitchell, who just set Eastern's all-time career scoring record with 5 goals against Williamstown, is on track to break the state career scoring record, too. Mitchell, a center forward, needs 10 goals to break Michelle Vizzuso's 1995 career record of 145 goals. Eastern plays Washington Township... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Super Seven Power Rankings

Sunday, October 11, 2009, 1:53 PM
The best teams in South Jersey, regardless of sport: 1. Eastern field hockey (11-1): Iowa-bound forward Kelsey Mitchell is tied for the lead in South Jersey in goals with 29. The Vikings beat two Olympic American opponents last week by 10-0. 2. Haddonfield boys’ cross country (10-0): Senior... Read more

Pa.: Saturday Field Hockey

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 11:49 PM
Villa Maria needed 10 saves from goalie Anna Zarkoski to preserve a 3-1 Athletic Association of Catholic Academies win at Sacred Heart. Marie Elena Bolles, Cassie Mullins and Caroline Troncelliti scored for the unbeaten Hurricanes (14-0 overall, 12-0 league). Stephanie Finley scored for the Lions... Read more

N.J.: Saturday Field Hockey

Saturday, October 10, 2009, 10:14 PM
Becky Stiles scored in the first half and goalie Marlee Silverstein came through with eight saves to help visiting Shawnee (9-2-1) play West Essex (10-1-1) to a 1-1 draw. Olympic. Lindsay Gardner converted a penalty stroke and Shannon McNeill put the ball in the cage two seconds before halftime, giving... Read more

Friday field hockey roundup

Friday, October 9, 2009, 11:39 PM
Council Rock North’s Carly Everett got hit in the eye in pregame warm-ups, requiring stitches, but she went onto to score two goals ice as many goals as she had all year in a 3-1 Suburban One National Conference field hockey win over visiting William Tennent. Everett’s two first-half goals... Read more

Friday field hockey roundup

Friday, October 9, 2009, 11:19 PM
Gloucester remained unbeaten and locked up the Classic Division crown by beating host Glassboro, 4-1, in a Tri-County Conference clash. Angela Harris had two goals while Melanie Carpenter and Erika Mecchella each contributed a goal and an assist for the 10th-ranked Lions (11-0-1, 8-0). Burlington... Read more

Thursday Jersey Field Hockey

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 11:18 PM
Field Hockey Seneca netminder Sam Ginsberg made a dozen saves in recording her first shutout of the season, and the host Golden Eagles (1-6-1) turned in their best effort of the season in playing fourth-ranked Bishop Eustace to a scoreless draw. Megan Comunale had nine stops in posting the seventh... Read more

Thursday field hockey roundup

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 10:32 PM
Zeborah Flippen handled all of the scoring for Girls High in a 4-0 Public win over visiting Central. Madira Holliman stopped two shots to earn the shutout in goal. Kelsey Palmer notched a hat trick and boosted Washington past visiting Lincoln, 7-0. Also scoring for the Eagles were Kale Carrero, Lyndsey... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Pennsauken Field Hockey Plan

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 6:54 PM
Pennsauken coach Shana Smeriglio knows that her team has no chance to catch Shawnee in the Olympic Patriot Division race, so she's focusing the team on making the playoffs. With the cutoff date in two weeks, the Indians are 5-4 overall and looking to take one back from Triton on Oct. 12. Triton beat... Read more
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