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Playing with passion: Girls field hockey defeats Gwynedd Mercy

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By Saktisri Gowrishankar and Lauren Pinheiro, Staff Reporters

On Saturday, the girls’ field hockey team defeated Gwynedd Mercy 4-1.

Gwynedd Mercy scored the first goal of the game at the start of the second quarter. However, the Pioneers mainly kept the ball in their possession for the rest of the quarter. Junior Shea Wozniak made two goals, giving ’Stoga a 2-1 lead by halftime. 

In the beginning of the third quarter, freshman Peyton Esposito scored a goal during a penalty stroke. During another penalty stroke at the end of the quarter, Wozniak scored again. The girls continued playing strong and prevented any goals in the fourth quarter, ending with a 4-1 win.

Their next game will be on Tuesday, Sept. 12 against Haverford.

Check out some photos from the game below!

Girls' Field Hockey 9/9

Saktisri Gowrishankar can be reached at [email protected].

Lauren Pinheiro can be reached at [email protected].

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Saktisri Gowrishankar, Staff Reporter
Saktisri Gowrishankar is a sophomore and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. She tends to write about local news or for the Opinion section. Outside of The Spoke, she plays badminton and participates in choir, Key Club and HOSA.
Lauren Pinheiro, Photography Editor
Lauren Pinheiro is a sophomore in her second year of being a Staff Reporter for The Spoke. She covers news stories, occasionally writes for the T/E Life section and has started her journey making multimedia packages. Outside of writing for the school newspaper, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys playing tennis and piano.