Varsity Field Hockey
Clare Heads List Of Barker Field Hockey Players Receiving All Western New York Recognition
November 14, 2017
BARKER -- 3 more accolades have been announced for members of the Barker Field Hockey team. All Western New York recognition was received for their performance during the 2017 fall season by the the following players:
- Katrina Clare - 1st Team
- Casey A'Hearn - 2nd Team
- Natalie Menz - Honorable Mention
Clare also received All New York State recognition for her selection to All Western New York 1st Team.
Niagara-Orleans League All League Honors For Several Field Hockey Players
November 7, 2017
BARKER -- 11 Barker Field Hockey players are to be congratulated for their performance during the 2017 Niagara-Orleans League season as they have earned All League recognition:
N-O League 1st Team:
- Casey A'Hearn
- Katrina Clare
- Natalie Menz
N-O League 2nd Team:
- Cara Fox
- Ciara Gregoire
- Jill Moeller
N-O League Honorable Mention:
- Haley Brown
- Lena Fazzolari
- Madison Gancasz
- Haleigh Mason
- Sarah Mason
Lady Raiders Fall To Akron In Finals
November 1, 2017
WILLIAMSVILLE -- The Varsity Field Hockey season came to an end in the sectional finals last night as the Cardiac Kids dropped a 2-1 decision to league rival Akron. Katrina Clare scored the lone Barker goal on a great play 42 seconds into the 2nd half. Jill Moeller's short pass to Haley Brown on a free hit was then slapped into the circle by Brown. Clare then sent the redirected ball into the goal cage to give Barker a 1-0 lead.
Cara Fox made 3 saves and Haleigh Mason played exceptionally well for Lady Raiders.
The team ends the season with a 17-2 record and a share of the league title. Several post season honors will be announced in the near future.
Fazzolari Scores With 13 Seconds Left In Game To Send Lady Raiders To Sectional Finals
October 25, 2017
CLARENCE -- The Varsity Field Hockey team advanced to the Section VI Class C Finals after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Roy-Hart at Clarence High School on Wednesday night. Lena Fazzolari netted both Barker goals, the second coming with just 13 seconds remaining in the game. Natalie Menz made a great hustle play along the sideline to start the winning play. Menz was able to beat the Roy-Hart player to the ball at her own 43 yard line sent a pass up the sideline to Katrina Clare. Clare carried the ball 35 yards, creating a 2-on-1, and then crossed it over to Fazzolari who then finished the play as she redirected the ball past the goalie. Menz assisted on the first goal which came at the 23:42 mark of the second half
Cara Fox stopped 1 shot for the Lady Raiders. Barker's midfielders and attack passed very well and created plenty of great rushes up the field. The Lady Raiders outshot the Rams 8-2. Ciara Gregoire, Jill Moeller, Casey A'Hearn and Haley Brown all played exceptionally well. Sarah Mason, Haleigh Mason and Madison Gancasz also had strong games.
The team will play Akron at 5:00 PM at Williamsville North on Wednesday, November 1st for the championship.
Menz & Fox Difference In Sudden Victory Shootout Victory Over Eden
October 23, 2017
MEDINA -- Monday night in Medina, without a doubt, lived up to the Monday Madness hype. After 60 minutes of regulation, two 10 minute overtime periods, and two rounds of 5 shootouts, it was Cara Fox and Natalie Menz who teamed up in each half of the sudden victory shootout round to end the marathon playoff game. Fox stopped the 9th of 11 Eden shooters and then Menz capped off the 1-0 victory with her second goal of the shootout to send the Lady Raiders into the semifinals. Barker will play on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm in Clarence against Roy-Hart.
Ciara Gregoire scored in the first round of the shootout for Barker to even the shootout at 1-1 after an Eden shooter gave them a 1-0 advantage. Although Fox stopped 9 of 11 shooters, several of those shooters attempted multiple shots in their 10 second shootout time.
It was a tense and exciting game between the #7 seed Eden and #2 seed Barker. The Lady Raiders from Barker (Eden is also nicknamed Raiders and wear maroon and white) controlled much of the play, but could not score on any of their 8 shots in regulation. Barker held a 19-0 advantage in penalty corners through regulation and the overtime periods and an 8-0 edge in shots on goal.
Varsity Field Hockey Celebrates League Championship On Senior Day
October 17, 2017
BARKER -- The Varsity Field Hockey team recorded a 5-0 shutout of Kenmore/City Honors on Tuesday to finish the season 11-1 in league play and 15-1 overall. With the victory the team claimed a share of the Niagara-Orleans League Championship. Barker and Akron finished the season tied for the league’s top spot. A coin flip will decide the #1 seed for the Class C postseason bracket.
In a pre-game ceremony all 7 seniors were recognized. Congratulations and thank you to Casey A’Hearn, Haley Brown, Cara Fox, Abby Ignatowski, Sarah Mason, Natalie Menz and Jill Moeller for their accomplishments and contributions to the Barker Field Hockey program over the years. Additional members of the League Champions are: Madie Gancasz, Erin Costello, Ciara Gregoire, Haleigh Mason, Paige Sandolfini, Lena Fazzolari, Katrina Clare, and Rachel Hurtgam.
Menz and Clare both scored twice in the game while Moeller added 1. Moeller and Menz also added 1 assist each. Fox and Sandolfini share the shutout win in goal. The team played exceptionally well throughout the entire game.
The girls will begin sectional play next Monday or Wednesday depending on the results of the coin flip during the seeding meeting.
Moeller Nets Goal At Wilson
October 12, 2017
WILSON -- On Thursday the Varsity Field Hockey team improved to 10-1 in the Niagara-Orleans League and 14-1 overall with a 3-1 victory at Wilson. Jill Moeller, Ciara Gregoire and Rachel Hurtgam all netted goals for the Lady Raiders. Madie Gancasz picked up an assist.
Paige Sandolfini stopped 2 shots between the pipes. Haley Brown, Erin Costello, Katrina Clare, Sarah Mason and Casey A'Hearn all had strong games for Barker.
The final regular season game will be on Tuesday, October 17th vs. Kenmore at 5:00 PM. Senior recognition will take place at 4:15. In addition to the pre-game ceremony for the 7 seniors and their final league home game, the team will attempt to claim at least a share of the Niagara-Orleans League championship with a victory.
Fox Shuts Door In Shootout At Roy-Hart
October 10, 2017
MIDDLEPORT -- Tuesday the Varsity Field Hockey team came away with a dramatic 2-1 victory in Roy-Hart as the girls rallied from a 1-goal deficit in the second half and won in a shootout. Katrina Clare scored on a pretty play from Jill Moeller to Ciara Gregoire to Lena Fazzolari, back to Gregoire and then to Clare for the equalizer.
The teams headed to overtime and played 10 scoreless minutes of 7-on-7 to set the stage where Cara Fox came up big for the Lady Raiders in the cage. Fox blanked all four shooters she faced while Casey A'Hearn and Clare both scored for Barker. The 2-0 shootout margin gave Barker the decision.
Haleigh Mason, Sarah Mason and Maddie Gancasz all played exceptionally well in the second half and overtime. Haley Brown also had a strong game. The team is now 9-1 in league play and 13-1 overall. Barker travels to Wilson on Thursday for a 4:45 start.
Fazzolari Provides Spark Late In First Half
October 5, 2017
MEDINA -- Lena Fazzolari netted 2 goals within a 5 minute span towards the end of the first half to help propel the Varsity Field Hockey team to a 5-1 victory on the turf at Medina on Thursday. Katrina Clare, Ciara Gregoire and Natalie Menz also scored for the Lady Raiders. Menz, Rachel Hurtgam and Haleigh Mason all added assists. Cara Fox picked up the win in goal turning aside 1 shot. Casey A'Hearn, Abby Ignatowski, Madie Gancasz and Erin Costello all had noteworthy games against the Mustangs. The team will travel to Roy-Hart on Tuesday for a 4:45 Play 4 the Cure game against the Rams.
Gregoire Fires Rocket In Overtime To Win Game
October 3, 2017
BARKER -- Ciara Gregoire sent a rocket into the far left side of the goal cage in OT as the Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Akron 2-1 on Tuesday and moved into a 1st place tie with the Tigers. Jill Moeller sent the ball to Gregoire who was able to carry the ball to the right side of the attacking circle and take the winning shot. Natalie Menz scored with just over 9 minutes remaining in the second half to tie the game at 1.
Cara Fox stopped 2 of 3 shots for the victory in goal. Casey A'Hearn had an impressive game at center mid for the Lady Raiders while Haleigh Mason, Sarah Mason, Maddie Gancasz and Haley Brown helped to solidify the rest of midfield and defense for Barker.
The team is now 7-1 in league play and 11-1 overall. Barker will travel to Medina on Thursday for a 4:45 contest.
Lady Raiders Start Second Half Of Season Strong
September 28, 2017
NEWFANE -- Katrina Clare's hat trick yesterday at Newfane led the Barker scoring attack in a 5-0 victory over the Panthers. Sarah Mason and Rachel Hurtgam also scored for the Lady Raiders. Jill Moeller, Natalie Menz and Ciara Gregoire all had 1 assist.
Cara Fox and Paige Sandolfini shared the shutout win in goal. Emily Wagner, Natalie Bruning, Kaedynce Schumacher, Carla Stoloski, Ella Gooding and Bree Bachman, who were all called up from the JV team for the game, played very well.
The team is now 6-1 in Niagara-Orleans League play and 10-1 overall and will host Akron on Tuesday at 4:45 PM.
Hurtgam & Gregoire Provide Offense Against Sacred Heart
September 26, 2017
BARKER -- Led by Rachel Hurtgam and Ciara Gregoire, the Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Sacred Heart 5-2 on Tuesday. Both Hurtgam and Gregoire scored 2 goals and added 1 assist. Katrina Clare also scored.
Natalie Menz added 2 assists. Cara Fox stopped 7 shots while Paige Sandolfini turned aside 1 shot. Erin Costello, Jill Moeller and Casey A’Hearn all played very well for Barker.
The team is 5-1 in league play and 9-1 overall and will travel to Newfane on Thursday for a 4:45 game time.
Lady Raiders Pick Up Road Victory At Nichols
September 25, 2017
BUFFALO -- The Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Nichols on Monday by a 2-0 score. Lena Fazzolari and Natalie Menz tallied goals for Barker. Rachel Hurtgam and Katrina Clare earned assists.
Cara Fox and Paige Sandolfini shared the shutout win in goal as Fox stopped 1 shot and Sandolfini turned aside 2. Jill Moeller, Sarah Mason and Casey A'Hearn all had solid games for the Lady Raiders.
The team in currently 5-1 in the Niagara-Orleans League and 8-1 overall. Barker will host Sacred Heart on Tuesday at 4:45. The game is a Play 4 the Cure game.
A'Hearn Tallies Two In Victory At Kenmore
September 21, 2017
KENMORE -- The Varsity Field Hockey team notched a 5-0 win at Kenmore on Thursday as Ciara Gregoire and Casey A'Hearn both scored twice and Madie Gancasz added a single tally. A'Hearn also added an assist, as did Rachel Hurtgam and Katrina Clare. Natalie Menz chipped in with 2 assists.
Cara Fox and Paige Sandolfini shared the shutout win in goal. Sandolfini stopped the only shot Kenmore put on goal. Abby Ignatowski played a very strong game at midfield and on defense. Erin Costello and Bree Bachman also played very well for the Lady Raiders who are now 5-1 in league play and 7-1 overall.
The team will travel to Nichols on Monday for a 4:00 PM start time before returning home on Tuesday to Play 4 a Cure against Sacred Heart at 4:45 PM.
Gancasz Nets Game Winner
September 19, 2017
BARKER -- The Varsity Field Hockey team won a tightly contested 1-0 game over Wilson on Tuesday. Madison Gancasz scored the lone goal less than 3 minutes into the game. Jill Moeller provided an assist on the game winning goal.
Haley Brown played exceptionally well for Barker making several key defensive plays and quality hits to help aid the attack. In her first Varsity game Bree Bachman played very well on attack. Sarah Mason and Haleigh Mason solidified the middle of the field for the Lady Raiders.
Cara Fox picked up the shutout for Barker.
Barker is now 4-1 in the Niagara-Orleans League and 6-1 overall. The team will travel to Kenmore for a 4:45 contest on Thursday.
Gregoire Scores Two In Victory Over Roy-Hart
September 18, 2017
BARKER -- The Varsity Field Hockey team moved to 3-1 in league play and 5-1 overall on Monday with a 4-1 victory over Roy-Hart. Ciara Gregoire scored 2 goals while Madison Gancasz and Lena Fazzolari both added 1. Jill Moeller and Natalie Menz both had an assist.
Haley Brown, Erin Costello, Abby Ignatowski, Haleigh Mason and Sarah Mason all played exceptionally well. Cara Fox was the winning goalie.
The team will host Roy-Hart on Tuesday at 4:45.
2 Goals By Clare At Upper St. Clair
September 16, 2017
PITTSBURGH, PA -- On Saturday the Varsity Field Hockey team won by another 3-2 score. The Lady Raiders defeated Upper St. Clair as Katrina Clare scored twice while Lena Fazzolari netted 1. Jill Moeller, Haleigh Mason and Casey A'Hearn all had 1 assist. Madison Gancasz had a solid performance.
Barker is now 4-1 overall and will host Roy-Hart on Monday and Wilson on Tuesday. Both games begin at 4:45.
Menz Provides OT Game Winner
September 15, 2017
PITTSBURGH, PA -- On Friday night the Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Mt. Lebanon in the first of 2 games the team played over the weekend in Pittsburgh. Up 2-0, Barker was unable to hold the lead and gave up the tying goal late in the game. In overtime Natalie Menz made the most of a penalty stroke opportunity to win the game. Ciara Gregoire forced the foul that created the penalty stroke with her breakaway against the goalie. A collision between the 2 players occurred and a penalty stroke was awarded. Menz scored also scored the first Barker goal while Rachel Hurtgam scored the second goal. Gregoire assisted on Hurtgam's goal.
Cara Fox made 6 saves including a big save in OT to keep the teams knotted at 2. Madison Gancasz had a strong game for the Lady Raiders.
Barker is now 3-1 overall and will play at Upper St. Clair on Saturday at 11:00.
Ignatowski Plays Very Well On Defense
September 12, 2017
MEDINA -- The Varsity Field Hockey team picked up a 5-1 victory on Tuesday against Medina. Lena Fazzolari, Natalie Menz, Katrina Clare, Rachel Hurtgam and Haleigh Mason all scored 1 goal. Fazzolari and Menz both added an assist.
Paige Sandolfini stopped 5 Medina shots for the win in goal. Abby Ignatowski had a solid game on defense. Madison Gancasz also played exceptionally well at defense and at mid.
The team is now 2-1 on the season. Barker will travel to Pennsylvania on Friday to play the next 2 games. The next home game is Monday, September 18th vs. Roy-Hart at 4:45 PM.
Lady Raiders Defeated By League Rival Akron
September 7, 2017
AKRON -- The Varsity Field Hockey team, who lost both games to Akron last regular season, dropped another tightly contested game against the Tigers, 2-1 at Akron on Thursday. Casey A'Hearn provided the lone goal for the Lady Raiders who are now 1-1 overall and in the league.
The team will host Medina next Tuesday at 4:45.
Clare Starts Season With Hat Trick Against Newfane
September 5, 2017
BARKER -- Led by Katrina Clare's hat trick the Varsity Field Hockey team started the season on a positive note with a 9-0 victory over Newfane. Casey A'Hearn added 2 while Rachel Hurtgam, Ciara Gregoire, Madison Gancasz and Natalie Menz all added 1. Menz added 2 assists. Lena Fazzolari and Gregoire both had 1.
Cara Fox and Paige Sandolfini shared the shutout win in goal. The win was a total team effort.
The team will travel to Akron on Thursday to play against the defending league champion Tigers.
- Caitlyn Mason
- Erika Moeller
- Kelsie Engert
- Madison Greenwald
- Lydia Dewart
- Emma Duffy
- Erin Greenwald
- Natalie Menz
- Rebecca Stoloski
The team finished the season with a 17-2 record.
The Barker defense as a collective whole had a strong game, both at mid field and in the defensive circle. Solid play by Kelsie Engert, Erika Moeller, Alex VeRost, Renee Levy, Morgan Brown, Madison Greenwald and goalkeeper Caitlyn Mason, who recorded the shutout, made the difference throughout the game and especially during a late surge by ER.
Barker will play in the State Semi Finals at 3:30 on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High School against Cazenovia.
The team is now 16-1 overall and will play against East Rochester at 1:00 on Saturday at Vets Park in Medina.
The team will matchup with the maroon and white Raiders of the South at Amherst on Wednesday at 5:30.
Denny keyed much of the attack and possession for the Lady Raiders. Clare had a strong game for Barker while Alex VeRost and Erika Moeller were steady and consistent. The team will next meet Holland at 5:30 on Thursday at Amherst in the Semi Finals.
BARKER -- The Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Roy-Hart 4-0 on Tuesday to lay sole claim to their 8th straight Niagara-Orleans League Championship. Gabby Clare, Heather Mason, Olivia Denny and Lydia Dewart all scored for Barker while Clare added an assist. Caitlyn Mason and Courtney Bodine shared the shutout win. Emma Duffy, Erika Moeller and Kelsie Engert all played exceptionally well for the Lady Raiders.
Barker will host Roy-Hart on Tuesday, October 29th, at 3:00 in the Class C Quarter Finals.
The team is now 10-1 in league play and 12-1 overall. The final regular season game will be on Tuesday at 4:30 pm and will feature a pre-game recognition, at 4:00 pm, of the team's three seniors - Bodine, Denny and Heather Mason. The team will celebrate the six year field hockey careers of these three players and try to wrap up an eighth straight league championship.
Caitlyn Mason stopped two shots to grab the shutout. Alex VeRost, Olivia Denny and Kelsie Engert all played exceptionally well while Morgan Brown and Erika Moeller also had solid games.
Barker is now 8-0 in the league and 10-0 overall and will host Wilson on Thursday at 4:30. The two teams will Play 4 the Cure as they wear pink in a game that is highlighting breast cancer awareness.
The team is now 9-0 overall and 7-0 in the league. The next game is Tuesday at 4:30 in Akron.
Caitlyn Mason was the winning goalie stopping two shots and also made two clears. Renee Levy played exceptionally well for the Lady Raiders with several solid plays. Courtney Bodine, Emma Duffy and Erin Greenwald all contributed quality minutes for Barker. Olivia Denny, Erika Moeller, Kelsie Engert, Alex VeRost and Madison Greenwald had solid games. The team will host Nichols at 4:30 on Thursday. Barker is now 7-0 in the league and 8-0 overall.
Caitlyn Mason and Courtney Bodine shared the shutout in goal. Emma Duffy had a solid defensive game while Olivia Denny had a strong game on attack.
The team is now 5-0 in the league and 6-0 overall and will travel to Roy-Hart for a 4:30 game on Thursday.
VeRost was stellar throughout the game as she anchored the Barker defense, making play after play against skilled Kenmore attack. Heather Mason scored Barker's first goal early in the second half. Brooke Bodine assisted on the play. Barker would hold onto the 1-0 lead until 6:59 left in regulation time when Kenmore scored to tie the game.
After 10 minutes of 7 v. 7 in overtime, Barker was awarded a penalty corner which would set up the winning goal with no time left on the clock. Kelsie Engert, Renee Levy and Erika Moeller had impressive defensive games and transitioned to attack very well. Barker is now 4-0 in the league and 5-0 overall. The team will travel to Medina on Tuesday for a 4:30 game.
The team is now 2-0 in league play and 3-0 overall and will travel to Wilson on Tuesday for a 4:30 game.
The team will host Akron on Thursday at 4:30.
BARKER -- On Thursday the Varsity Field Hockey team opened the season with a 5-0 victory over Newfane. Melissa Grosshans led the way for the Lady Raiders with a hat trick. Erika Moeller and Kelsey Blackley each added a goal. Brooke Bodine and Erin Greenwald picked up an assist. Caitlyn Mason earned the shutout between the pipes. Alex VeRost, Madison Greenwald and Kelsie Engert all played exceptionally well making several nice defensive plays.
The Lady Raiders will travel to Nichols on Friday for scrimmages against Lancaster, Williamsville North and Amherst. The next game will be a non-league match-up at home on Tuesday against Sacred Heart at 4:30.
Zaepfel was selected to the All State team while Jessica Hefferon was presented with the Sportsmanship Award. The team finishes a tremendous season with a 17-1-1 record. It marked the second time in three years that the team has made it to the State Semi Finals.
Although they were on their heels towards the start of the second half, Barker managed to keep ER off the scoreboard and kept them from putting any shots on goalie Caitlyn Mason. With 6:24 left in the game Kelsey Blackley took a pass from Gabby Clare and deposited it in the goal cage to give the Lady Raiders an insurance goal. The play started just outside the Barker 40 yard line as Strickland took a loose ball in the middle of the field and turned it up field to Denny. The ball was then sent to Clare who worked past an ER defender and passed to Blackley. The Blackley goal injected the Barker team with some energy too as they were able to keep the ball in the ER half of the field for much of the remainder of the game and had a couple more great chances to score before time expired.
For the second time in as many games the Lady Raiders defeated an Niagara Orleans League opponent for the thrid time to advance in the post season. Barker will travel to Penfield High School on Saturday morning for a 10:00 match-up in the Far West Regionals with a familiar foe - East Rochester.
Heather Mason, Morgan Brown, Jessica Hefferon and Denny all had assists. Caitlyn Mason picked up the shutout win in goal.
Barker will play at Amherst on Friday at 5:30 against Newfane.
Mason, Morgan Brown, Strickland, Jess Hefferon, Alex VeRost and Meghan Menz all had very productive games defensively and transitioned to the attack very well. Olivia Denny also played a strong game on attack. Caitlyn Mason notched the shutout win in goal. The entire team had a solid performance, especially in the second half.
Next up will be a sectional game in the Class C Quarter Finals on Monday at 3:00 against Holland. The game, originally scheduled to be hosted by Barker will be moved to Vet's Park in Medina due to the storm and soggy conditions. Barker is the #1 seed for the Class C tournament and will begin their quest for a 15th sectional championship.
The game was a Play 4 the Cure game as both teams raised awareness for breast cancer with pink in their uniforms. It marked the second time in recent years that Barker and Kenmore have participated in the event together. The entire Niagara Orleans League actually had a Play 4 the Cure Day on Thursday, October 4, but Barker had a bye that day. Kenmore graciously offered to participate with Barker so that the Lady Raiders could have a pink game this season.
Barker remains alone in the top spot in the Niagara Orleans League with a 9-0-1 record and will host Medina on Thursday for Senior Day. The ceremony will begin at 4:00, with the game to follow at 4:30.
WILSON -- The Varsity Field Hockey team moved to within a game of clinching at least a share of the Niagara Orleans League Championship yesterday with an 11-0 victory at Wilson. Olivia Denny netted a hat trick and added an assist to lead the scoring. Gabby Clare chipped in with two goals and an assist while Meghan Menz, Jess Hefferon, Melissa Grosshans, Kassy Neadow, Kim Zaepfel, and Kayla Moeller all scored once.
Makenzi Strickland had two assists while Morgan Brown and Moeller both had one. Neadown and Caitlyn Mason split the shutout win in goal. Brooke Bodine, Alex VeRost and Heather Mason all had solid games for the Lady Raiders.
The team is now 9-0 in the league and 11-0 overall and will travel to once beaten Kenmore on Tuesday for a 4:30 game.
Kelsey Blackley had an impressive all around game while Jessica Hefferon and Heather Mason made key plays defensively. Caitlyn Mason earned the shutout win making a huge stop late in the game.
Barker is now 8-0 in the league and 10-0 overall and will travel to Wilson on Thursday.
Kassy Neadow and Caitlyn Mason shared the shutout win in goal. Meghan Menz, Madison Greenwald, Kelsie Engert and Brooke Bodine all played well for the Lady Raiders. The team is now 9-0 and will host rival Akron on Tuesday at 4:30.
Caitlyn Mason and Kassy Neadow shared the shutout win in goal. Meghan Menz and Kim Zaepfel both had another solid game on attack while Jess Hefferon made some solid plays from the sweeper and midfield positions.
The team is now 7-0 in the league and 8-0 overall. The Lady Raiders will be home again Wedneday at 4:45 for a non-league match-up with Buffalo Seminary.
The next game will be on Tuesday at 4:30 against Newfane as the team begins the second round of league play.
Meghan Menz, Heather Mason and Alex VeRost all played very well for the Lady Raiders. Caitlyn Mason and Kassy Neadow shared the shutout win in goal. The team is now 5-0 in the N-O League and 6-0 overall. The Lady Raiders will host Roy-Hart at 4:30 on Thursday.
The team is now 4-0 in the league and 5-0 overall. The next game will be under the lights of Vet's Park in Medina on Tuesday at 7:00 PM.
Mason and Neadow shared the shutout win in goal. Alex VeRost and Morgan Brown both had impressive games at midfield. The team will host Kenmore on Thursday at 5:00 in a battle of the league's two undefeated teams.
Akron -- On Thursday the Varsity Field Hockey team won a big Niagara Orleans League contest at rival Akron, 3-0. Kayla Moeller, Kelsey Blackley and Gabby Clare all scored for Barker. Heather Mason picked up an assist while Caitlyn Mason earned the shutout victory in goal. Jessica Hefferon and Makenzi Strickland both had impact games defensively. The team is now 2-0 in the league and 3-0 overall. The next game will be at home on Tuesday against Wilson at 4:30.
BUFFALO -- On Tuesday the Varsity Field Hockey team improved to 2-0 overall with a 1-0 victory at Nichols. Olivia Denny was the lone goal scorer on a pretty setup from Melissa Grosshans and Gabby Clare. Caitlyn Mason recorded her second shutout in goal while Heather Mason was rock solid on defense. Overall the team did a nice job in the early season game on turf.
NEWFANE -- On Tuesday the Varsity Field Hockey team opened up the season on a high note with an 8-0 victory at Newfane. Kayla Moeller led the way with a hat trick while Olivia Denny netted two goals. Makenzi Strickland, Kim Zaepfel and Jess Hefferon all chipped in with one. Melissa Grosshans, Strickland and Gabby Clare all had an assist while Denny helped out on two scores.
Caitlyn Mason picked up the shutout win in goal. Heather Mason and Morgan Brown played exceptionally well on defense and offense respectively. The win was a total team effort.
The Lady Raiders will travel to Nichols on Tuesday.