Hat-trick helps the Cavaliers claim their sixth win


Hosting its second ranked opponent of the week, No. 2 Archbishop Spalding produced its second straight field hockey victory, downing Maryvale Prep, 3-0, in IAAM A Conference action.

Bridget Donovan was the star for the Cavaliers as she scored all three of her team’s goals, including two in the second half to secure the win.

Maryvale’s lone goal came off the stick of Emma Buchanan, assisted by Payton Rowley in the second half. Katie Fichtner had an assist for Spalding (7-2-1).

Lizzie Francioli kept the Lions competitive, stopping nine shots in the Maryvale goals. The Lions slipped to 3-6 this fall.