Morse’s Hat Trick Paces Lunenburg in Victory
HUDSON -- Jessica Morse had a hat trick to lead the Lunenburg High field hockey team to a lopsided 7-0 win over host Hudson on Friday.
The Blue Knights (1-0-1) also benefited from terrific defensive play by Lena Spadafore, as well as one goal each from Kayla Rhoades (assist), Rachel Drasser, Emily Grady and Amber Green. Lunenburg will next travel to face Oakmont Regional on Wednesday.
Fitchburg State 0
Fitchburg State (1-1-1) was led by goalie sophomore Sarah Hemmings, who stopped 14 shots, and sophomore Mikaela Mitchell, who registered a team-best three shots on goal. Up next, the Falcons will travel to Elms College on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. non-conference matchup.
College field hockey
Worcester State 5
Fitchburg State 0
Junior Rhiannon Fletcher and freshman Abby Bryant combined to make 11 saves for Fitchburg State (1-1, 0-1 LEC), which will next host Roger Williams on Thursday at 7 p.m.
High school field hockey
Freshman Mackenzy Kupfer was solid, making 15 saves in defeat, as the Red Raiders opened their season with a loss to Wachusett at home.
Natalie Brown opened the scoring off of a first-half corner, assisted by Gigi Fay, and goalie Caylie McMahon earned the shutout as Nashoba Regional cruised to victory in its season-opening match. The Chieftains also got one goal each from Fay, Lauren Hill and Natalie Brown, with assists going to Jane Bonazzoli, Kira Spedden and Maggie Salmon, respectively.
High school golf
North Middlesex 16.5
Despite the team defeat, North Middlesex’s Mike Amari earned medalist honors with a 1-over-par 36 at Townsend Ridge Country Club. Also playing well for the Patriots (0-1) was Nic Miller, who carded a 5-over-par round of 40.
St. Bernard’s 0
Lilly DiBello and Ibby Sonia led Nashoba Regional with eight and six aces, respectively, while Ibby Sonia finished with four kills. Set scores were 25-9, 25-6 and 25-5.
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