Fall sports

Sacred Heart Greenwich field hockey team downs Hopkins to remain undefeated

Sacred Heart Greenwich’s field hockey team scored four goals in the first quarter, added another three tallies in the second quarter and posted another victory on Monday.

The Tigers upped their record to 3-0 with their third shutout in as many games, posting a 7-0 win over host Hopkins School in an FAA game in New Haven.

Delfina Gonzalez Lobo’s goal with 13:55 left in the first quarter gave Sacred Heart a 1-0 advantage. Just 45 seconds later, senior co-captain Caroline Nemec scored, making it 2-0. With 8:21 left in the first quarter, Kate Nemec tallied, putting the Tigers on top, 3-0.

Sacred Heart wasn’t done scoring in the opening quarter though, as sophomore Payton Sfreddo converted a shot with 15 seconds to go in the quarter, giving her team a 4-0 advantage. Ines Araujo started the scoring in the second quarter at the 11:02 mark, then Caroline Nemec added her second goal, giving the Tigers a 6-0 edge with 9:52 left.

Julia Randolph sealed the Tigers’ first-quarter scoring, tallying at the 2:49 mark of the second quarter. Teresa Harkins and Helena Randolph earned the shutout in goal for the victors. Hannah Ceisier made 13 saves for Hopkins.

“We were pleased with today’s outcome and the positive energy on the field as the team played well together,” Sacred Heart coach Alex Gheorghe said. “We’re expecting to face a strong opponent in Taft on Wednesday and the game today was good preparation for it.”

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