US women beat England in field hockey World Cup
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States upset England 2-1 Sunday in the women’s field hockey World Cup, scoring two early goals and then holding on for a hard-fought victory.
Paige Selenski tipped in a penalty corner in the 3rd minute to put the 10th-ranked U.S. ahead. Kelsey Kolojejchick doubled the lead in the 15th, deflecting in another corner. Kate Richardson-Walsh pulled a goal back for third-ranked England with a 56th-minute penalty corner.
In another women’s match, China and Germany played out a 1-1 draw.
In the men’s tournament, Germany beat South Africa 4-0 and the Netherlands overcame Argentina 3-1.
New Zealand’s men were playing South Korea later Sunday and Argentina faced South Africa in the final women’s match of the day.