- Game Date
- Oct 11, 2023
- PIONEERS: 4
FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: 2
On a beautiful fall afternoon the Pioneers of Dock Mennonite Academy High School hosted Faith Christian in what would be a great rival match up. No matter what team you were cheering on, you came out and saw some great field hockey! Dock with the win four to two.
Pioneers got on the board first with a goal from Paige Hinnershitz (11:12) from an awesome cross ball from Eden Schrag with the assist, which put the Pioneers on the scoreboard first. Faith came back to score in the first quarter at (4:33) left in the quarter and also at the end of first quarter (1:50) remaining to put Faith up.
Pioneers came back to score in the second quarter with a goal from Erin Miles (9:53) assist Lydia Ehst to put the game tied two, two. Pioneers then took the lead in the third quarter with a goal from Erin Miles (5:04) remaining. Score was three to two with the Pioneers with the lead.
Pioneers secured the last goal with Eden Schrag scoring in the fourth quarter with 40 seconds remaining left in the game.
Pioneers goalie Madison Afanador with some amazing diving saves, made five saves on the game. Pioneers had three shots on goal and eight offensive penalty corners.
Pioneers excellent together teamwork is really paying off for them. Forwards continue to cut, dodge and shoot, solid play from Paige Hinnershitz, Eden Schrag, Lily Hunsberger, Aubrey Clemmer and Ellie Crissman.
Excellent midfield play and support from Erin Miles, Leah Al Laty, Sadie Bernd, and Olivia Veltre that continued to support on the offensive end as well on the defensive end.
Awesome defensive work from Lydia Ehst, Sophie Veltre, Maria DeRosa, Olivia Mozzone and Madison Afanador. Defenders were hitting solid balls down the field to our players. Pioneers continue to strive towards excellence as they are hustling, working hard and giving hundred percent in both practice and games.
Congratulations on an excellent team effort today, that was seen from each player! Next game is Monday away at Bristol.