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High School Roundup Sacred Heart volleyball wins

October 6, 2018

Receiving contributions from numerous sources, the Sacred Heart Greenwich volleyball team topped host Canterbury School, 3-0, in a match held on Friday.

The Tigers took the match by set scores of 25-14, 25-20, 25-20.

Kellie Ulmer registered 11 digs and one ace, while Olivia Lockwood had 10 kills, one block, four aces and six digs for Sacred Heart.

Natalia Pazos recorded nine kills, 16 digs and six aces and teammate Morgan Wilkens had 23 assists, seven digs and one ace in the winning effort.

SACRED HEART FIELD HOCKEY

The streak is nine and counting.

The undefeated Tigers won their ninth straight game on Friday, blanking host King School, 5-0, in an FAA matchup.

Sacred Heart, which has not allowed a goal yet this season, scored all five goals in the first half. Senior Ryan Smith gave the visitors a 1-0 lead, scoring 1:33 into the game. Fiona Lewis assisted on the goal.

At the 25:57 mark, MaryGrace Farrell, tallied making it 2-0. Lewis gave Sacred Heart a 3-0 lead with a goal with 24:45 left in the second half.

Lewis added a tally with 22:25 remaining and Farrell sealed the scoring with 16:59 to play.

“The team performed well today,” Tigers coach Alex Gheorghe said. “They were incredibly hungry offensively and maintained possession all over the field.”

GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Registering five first-half goals, Darien extended its winning streak to six games, defeating visiting Greenwich, 7-2, in an FCIAC game held on Thursday.

With the win, the Blue Wave improved their record to 8-2. Shea Van den Broek, Bridget Mahoney and Katie Elders each tallied twice to lead Darien.

Darien entered halftime with a 5-1 lead. Ashley Zolin and Courtney Swift scored Greenwich’s goals. Van den Broek opened the scoring, tallying with 25:15 left in the first half. Mahoney followed with a goal at the 16:14 mark, giving Darien a 2-0 advantage.

Elders converted two penalty strokes, making it 4-0 and Mahoney struck again at the 5:33 mark, putting the Blue Wave on top, 5-0.

Zolin scored off an assist from Paige Finneran, cutting Darien’s lead to 5-1. Van den Broek and Molly Hellman added second-half goals for the victors.

Swift scored in the second half for the Cardinals (6-4).

“We didn’t execute as well as a team as Darien did and that was the difference in the game,” Cardinals coach Ally Orrico said. “We have to get back to basics at practice and work more on our team tactics.”

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