Shelton field hockey wins again — in OT
Shelton’s field hockey team won a 5-4 overtime decision from Lyman Hall on Tuesday.
Coach Jeff Napoli’s Gaelettes have now won two consecutive games. They are 2-2-1 on the season.
“We were down 4-2 with 13:34 left in the game and the girls came back to tie it at four,” Napoli said. “In overtime, Maeve Marks ended the game with 6:29 left.”
Shelton jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal by Avalina Maurati, assisted by Cate Santa.
Lyman Hall tied it with 9:18 left in the half and followed it up with a second goal with 3:40 remaining for a 2-1 lead at the break.
Shelton quickly tied at 2-all with a goal by captain Gianna Maurati at the 2:30 mark of the second half. The goal was again assisted by Cate Santa, who assisted on all five goals scored by Shelton.
Lyman Hall scored twice in a row to pull the lead to 4-2 with 13:34 left in the game.
Maurati struck again for Shelton with a goal at the 8:39 mark to cut the deficit to 4-3.
Junior Keira O’Connor tied the game up, scoring a goal with 3:19 left in regulation.