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Assumption beats Sacred Coronary heart to win Apple Event

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Assumption beats Sacred Coronary heart to win Apple Event

Assumption beats Sacred Coronary heart to win Apple Event

After falling brief in final 12 months’s state championship, Assumption discipline hockey secured some early season revenge in opposition to the defending champions Friday night.

Assumption beat Sacred Coronary heart on the street 2-1 to win the fiftieth annual Apple Event championship. However regardless of the satisfaction of getting again on the reigning champs, Assumption head coach Jody Schaefer needs the Rockets to concentrate on the current.

“I used to be desirous about final 12 months however they had been probably not desirous about final 12 months,” Schaefer stated. “We’re simply considering each recreation we need to get higher. … At this level within the season I simply need to play actually good groups. It is like forging a sword within the hearth.”

Regardless of two first-half objectives by Hannah Riddle and Lucy Cohen, Assumption struggled to place away Sacred Coronary heart within the second half. The Valkyries pulled inside a objective late within the third quarter, however Assumption’s protection confirmed resolve to shut out the sport.

“I used to be undoubtedly nervous as a result of something can occur, however we stored our calm and stayed collected,” Riddle stated. “Coming off of this I believe we’ll be even higher.”

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What it means

Assumption beat Sacred Heart 2-1 in the Apple Tournament Field Hockey Championship.
Aug 26, 2022

With the win, Assumption snapped its four-game dropping streak to the Valkyries. Regardless of Sacred Coronary heart’s success the previous few seasons, the rivalry has been something however one-sided. The earlier eight conferences between the 2 Kentucky powerhouses had been both determined by a single objective or a shootout.

The Rockets misplaced to Sacred Coronary heart in final 12 months’s state ultimate, and it is possible the 2 groups will meet once more sooner or later within the postseason. Assumption is about to host Sacred Coronary heart on Sept. 18 within the annual Mug Sport. Like that matchup, Friday’s assembly was a preview of a possible state championship. October remains to be an extended methods away, however successful the Apple Event might set the tone for the Rockets’ state title run.

Key second

Assumption’s Lucy Cohen scored and her teammate 	Anna Krebs celebrated against Sacred Heart in the Apple Tournament Field Hockey Championship.
Aug 26, 2022

With 4:43 left earlier than halftime, Assumption sophomore Lucy Cohen put the Valkyries up 2-0 after scoring off a nook penalty. Schaefer wasn’t persuade the sport was locked away simply but, although.

“I actually needed one other objective,” Schaefer stated. “I believe at 3-0 I might’ve taken a breath a bit of bit. I knew they might come again and rating. It would not shock me. They by no means give up.”

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By the numbers

Assumption beat Sacred Heart 2-1 in the Apple Tournament Field Hockey Championship.
Aug 26, 2022

Assumption’s stress on Sacred Coronary heart’s protection allowed the Rockets to leap forward within the first half. The Rockets scored each of their objectives off penalty corners and compelled seven all through the primary half. Sacred Coronary heart solely had two penalty corners your complete recreation.

The Rockets’ stress light within the second half and Sacred Coronary heart took benefit. Emmy Ehrhard scored off an help from Sloane Wearren to place the Rockets on their heels.

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