Fall sports

Klara Mueffelmann’s four goals powers Greenwich past Brien McMahon

Photo by David Fierro: Klara Mueffelmann led Greenwich offensively in its win against Brien McMahon.

Greenwich High School’s field hockey team evened its record at 2-2 with a decisive 8-0 win over Brien McMahon in an FCIAC matchup held in Norwalk on Monday evening.

The Cardinals were ignited by a four-goal performance by Klara Mueffelmann. A senior forward, Mueffelmann recorded four goals, all of which came during the third quarter, to pace the winning effort.

Sophomore Kate Donnellan also had a impressive offensive game, registering a hat trick for Greenwich, which rebounded from a tough 4-3 overtime road loss against Ridgefield this past Saturday.

Mueffelmann scored the game’s first goal 50 seconds into the first quarter. Her second goal came at the 13:02 mark of the opening quarter, then she tallied again with five minutes to go in the quarter.

Klara Mueffelmann scored four first-quarter goals in Greenwich’s win over Brien McMahon.

Mueffelmann capped her four-goal effort with a tally with three minutes remaining in the first quarter, giving GHS a 4-0 advantage. Donnellan’s goal off an assist from junior Aly Janssen made it 5-0 with 11:39 left in the second quarter.

Donnellan added two goals in the third quarter and junior Caroline Babb notched a goal with 2:03 remaining in the third stanza. Senior Maddie Hoekman assisted on Babb’s goal. Junior goalie Kelly Janssen got the shutout win.

Greenwich hosts Fairfield Warde tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium.

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