Tournament Recap

20 Sep 2015 by admin, No Comments »

Newport Harbor Field Hockey won the Orange County Varsity Field Hockey Invitational on Saturday. They won their pool last weekend with a 7-0 win over Westminster and a 1-0 win over Edison. Today they played Bonita in the semi-finals and won 1-0 with a goal scored in the last ten minutes by senior captain Cameron Dewan. Goalkeepers Sarah Sheldon and Callie Kennedy each had two saves.

The Sailors faced the Huntington Beach Oilers in the Championship game. The game was scoreless at the end of regulation time and after ten minutes of sudden victory 7 v 7 play. The game went to penalty strokes and Newport won 2-1 with goals by Jackie Singer and Dewan. Sheldon was in goal and had 7 saves in the game, and 3 saves in penalty strokes.

Tournament first team honors went to junior Mollie Crook and Dewan. Sheldon was awarded MVP Goalie of the tournament. The sailors host Fountain Valley on Tuesday to begin league play.

Newport Harbor JV Field Hockey won their pool in the Orange County JV Field Hockey Invitational on Saturday. The Sailors won 2-1 against Bonita with goals by Kate Davison and Skailer Carter. Newport won 2-0 against Edison with goals by Davison and Lauren Dewan. The team will continue the tournament this weekend.

Newport Harbor Frosh/Soph Field Hockey also won their pool in the Orange County JV Field Hockey Invitational on Saturday. They defeated their first opponent, Fountain Valley High School, 2-0. Olivia Kalatschan put in two goals during the game. Grace Fay and Maddie Baldikoski were strong contributors to the midfield on attack and defense, along with Natalie Gess in defense. Newport went on to beat Westminster 4-0.  Gess, Piper Manclark, Mia Lucore, and Baldikoski all found the back of the cage with assists from Lucore, Grace Burke and Gracie Haskell.  Overall the girls played a strong game, communicated well, and deserved the win.
The team will continue the tournament this weekend.

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