Lady Cavs roll to Senior Day victory

Published 7:51 pm Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Lakeland Cavaliers field hockey team continued its Southeastern District dominance Wednesday afternoon with a 7-0 rout of the Grassfield Grizzlies.

On the team’s Senior Day game the Lady Cavaliers started the game slow, but finished strong with four goals in the second half.

Grassfield put up a good fight to start the game, staying pinned deep in their half of the field, but not allowing the Lady Cavaliers to score.

Lakeland finally broke through the Grizzlies defensive front at the 12:56 mark, on a goal by Kendell Combs from the right side of the field.

Combs would manage to score again, this time from the center of the circle, at the 7:06 mark, putting her team ahead 2-0.

A late goal by Megan Johnson gave the Cavaliers a commanding 3-0 lead going into the second half.

During halftime the Lady Cavalier seniors were honored. This year’s squad features four seniors, Kristin Buck, Breanne Langston, Alyssa Chirico, and Morgan McCaw.

A goal from Taylor Young at the 22:34 point increased Lakeland’s lead to four to start the half.

The Lady Cavaliers would go on to score three more goals, two by Combs and another by Jennifer Hedrick, ultimately winning the game 7-0.

Lakeland (12-1, 7-0) has outscored district opponents 61-1 this season. Next up for the Lady Cavaliers is a district match at Hickory on Wednesday.