Field hockey: Winthrop strikes quickly in win over Mountain Valley

RUMFORD — Winthrop asserted its dominance early in Friday’s box hockey sport at Hosmer Athletic Complex.

The Ramblers 4 occasions in the hole 10 mins and rolled to an 11-0 victory towards Mountain Valley.

The protecting Class C state champions additionally scored 4 objectives in the primary quarter in their earlier sport, an 11-1 win over Boothbay on Wednesday.

“We got off to a quick start on Wednesday, and I think (the players) know how it feels to start the way we want to start,” Winthrop trainer Sharon Coulton stated. “I don’t think (starting slow) has been an issue (this season), but we had a game against Hall-Dale where we didn’t score in the first quarter — that’s something I don’t expect from them.”

Sophomore Madeline Wagner scored 5 objectives to tempo Winthrop (6-1), which has received six directly video games. Three of her objectives had been arrange by means of teammates.

“Obviously, my teammates (helped), that’s pretty encouraging,” Wagner stated. “It gave me motivation.”

Bella Littler opened the scoring 52 seconds into the primary quarter, hanging house the rebound after Mountain Valley goalie Brooke Brown (13 saves) made a save at the preliminary shot.

Littler arrange Wagner’s first objective two mins later for a 2-0 lead.

Lauryn Wood scored an unassisted effort just about six mins into the primary quarter to make it 3-0. The Falcons regrouped after the objective.

“I really wanted to let girls play and let them figure it out, because they are high school players — they should be able to,” Mountain Valley trainer Allie Belaire stated. “I called a timeout after the third goal just to understand what their mindset was. Three goals in (about six minutes) is really going to set you back in your mind. I just wanted to reset them and go play their game.”

Belaire stated the Falcons (2-3-1) advanced their spacing at the box and began passing the ball extra to one another.

Wagner added her 2nd objective of the competition 9:10 into the primary quarter for a 4-0 lead.

Wagner scored two extra objectives past due in the second one quarter, each off of penalty corners, and Winthrop took a 6-0 lead into halftime.

Wood put house a free ball early in the 3rd quarter, then Emma Shuman scored in the center of the quarter to increase the result in 8-0.

Mountain Valley had its best possible offensive probabilities early in the fourth quarter once they had back-to-back penalty corners and fired two photographs on Winthrop goalie Madison Weymouth, who completed with 3 saves.

“It did make us feel good and it shows my girls don’t give up, and they should never give up,” Belaire stated. “It showed we persevered through a lot of adversity and disadvantages.”

Littler scored her 2nd objective in the center of the general quarter, and Isabella Folsom added some other objective to make the ranking 10-0.

Wagner capped the scoring along with her 5th objective of the sport.


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