Fall sports

Four goals from Vivi Caruso powers Sacred Heart field hockey team past Loomis Chaffee School

Sacred Heart Greenwich extended its winning streak to four games with a road victory against field hockey foe Loomis Chaffee School and Vivi Caruso paced the team to its latest win.

Caruso’s four goals led Sacred Heart to a 4-0 win over Loomis Chaffee, its fourth straight shutout win. Previously, the Tigers shut out Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, King and Milton Academy.

Caruso scored twice in the first quarter, then added two more goals in the third quarter. Kate Nemec assisted on one of Caruso’s tallies.

The Tigers generated 14 penalty corners on their way to the triumph. Theresa Harkins played was the Tigers’ goalie.

“Today’s game was a hard fought battle,” Sacred Heart captains Erin Griffin and Caroline Nemec said. “We did a great job of adjusting to the turf and reworking our game. It was fast and aggressive play and we played well as a team maintaining possession and working the ball up the field. We are happy and proud of our performance today and getting ready for our next match.”

Sacred Heart, which has a record of 9-3, visits NEPSAC rival Hotchkiss School on Saturday for a 1:45 p.m. matchup.

“We are satisfied with the result today and congratulate our forwards who were spot on today,” Sacred Heart coach Alex Gheorghe said.

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