AUBURN, Mass. – The Auburn High School field hockey and girls soccer teams continue to roll in the first few weeks of the season.
The field hockey squad has not allowed a goal in its six games as senior goalkeeper Sarah Palace and the defense continues to frustrate opponents.
The field hockey team dominated Southbridge, 10-0, on Friday, Sept. 14. Junior Jaime McNamara scored the first two goals, and then everyone else joined in, including junior Lyndsey Gabrielian, junior Jackie Mathews, junior Erin Collins, sophomore Jordan Lavallee, sophomore Casey Gurlitz and freshman Hannah Harris.
It was Palace’s fifth shutout of the short season, and she also joined the scoring party with two goals in the final minutes of action.
On Monday, Sept. 17, Palace recorded her sixth shutout in six games in a scoreless tie against Uxbridge. The defensive struggle moved Auburn to 5-0-1 on the season.
In addition, the girls soccer team is also undefeated so far this fall. On Friday, Sept. 14, Auburn crushed Southbridge, 5-0.
Senior Liz Carlson scored twice and senior Lesedi Graveline, junior Kayla Almstrom and senior Erin Scanlon also tallied goals as the host Rockets defeated the Pioneers. Senior Jordann Hauge and freshman Sarah Fahey combined for three saves and the shutout.
On Monday, Sept. 17, Auburn snuck past Uxbridge, 1-0, in a defensive battle. Freshman Symantha Brothers scored in the 14th minute, which gave the Rockets enough for the win. Freshman Logan Prindle had the assist, while Hauge made six saves in the shutout. Auburn moved to 3-0-1 with the tight victory.