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Field Hockey beats Great Valley 3-1, advances to state quarterfinals


By Maya Shah and Ben Shapiro, Co-T/E Life Editor and Editor-in-Chief

The field hockey team beat Great Valley 3-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the PIAA 3A Field Hockey Championship, securing a spot in the state quarterfinals.

After a slow first half with a strong defense from both teams, the girls went into halftime with a score of 0-0. The game picked up quickly in the second half, with freshman Peyton Esposito bringing the score to 1-0. 

Junior Shae Wozniak scored the team’s second goal in the fourth quarter, with Great Valley quickly responding with a goal of its own to bring the score to 2-1. Wozniak scored again, settling the final score at 3-1.

The girls will play against Lower Dauphin High School in the state quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Check out some photos from the game below!

Field Hockey vs. Great Valley 11/7/23

Maya Shah can be reached at [email protected].

Ben Shapiro can be reached at [email protected].

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Maya Shah
Maya Shah, Co-T/E Life Editor
Maya Shah is a senior and the Co-T/E Life Editor of The Spoke. She covers community-oriented topics and specializes in both editorial writing and photography. As Co-T/E Life Editor, she works closely with staff reporters to develop their writing and designs pages 4-7 of all print issues. Outside of the newsroom, she is a captain of the girls' tennis team and leads Conestoga's Speech and Debate and Mock Trial clubs.
Ben Shapiro
Ben Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief
Ben Shapiro is a senior and the Editor-in-Chief of The Spoke. He has previously served as the Copy Editor and News Editor. He covers local government, including the school board, with a focus on education. Outside of the newsroom, he lobbies for the New Voices Movement, which aims to secure First Amendment rights for student journalists in Pennsylvania, and leads Conestoga’s Speech and Debate and Mock Trial clubs.