Cavaliers prevail in IAAM A Conference action

No. 3 Archbishop Spalding picked a precious field hockey victory in the talent rich IAAM A Conference, Monday, defeating No. 4 McDonogh, 3-1, in a conference where all five teams are in the VSN Field Hockey Top 20.

The Cavaliers received goals from three different players, with three additional players lending assists to a total team effort.

Bridget Donovan, with an assist from Lily Grant, staked Spalding to a 1-0 halftime lead. Cami Lucente and Keeley McNemar scored in the second half for the Cavs, with helpers from Shelby Miller and Kati Fichtner.

Ally Pitts netted McDonogh’s lone goal, in the second half.

In goal, Ruby deFrees had six saves for Spalding, while Liv Georgian had eight for McDonogh.