Mariner field hockey completes a stellar season

The Mariner field hockey team includes, in back (l-r) Manager Parker Brown, Amanda Sponaugle, coach Jules Jackson, Anna Harrington, Madi Adams, coach Cindy Brown, Mikiayah Ennals, Lakendra Harpe, coach Leslie Savage, Hailey Rauch, Manager Reese White. In the middle are Maci Long, Kaeli O’Neill, Gracie Oliverio, Brynley Mulveny, Dania Cannon, Breonda Wright, Vienna Iacona, Sarah Silar, Sadie Brittingham, Makayla Cannon, and Abby Farlow. In front are Hannah Bieler, Nyla Diaz, Leah Croy, Raegan Jackson, Cassidy Best, Lori Ferguson, Madison Dearborn, and Alex Rowe. SOURCE SUBMITTED
November 27, 2013

The Mariner Middle School field hockey team ended the 2013 season 7-3-1, scoring a total of 32 goals for the season. This team's average years of hockey experience is actually just 1.5 years per player. Many of these girls are already star athletes on the softball field, basketball court, track, and soccer fields. Many competed in these other sports in their off season.

The team was led by captains Raegan Jackson, Cassidy Best, and Kaisey Reed. Lead scorers were seventh-grader Vienna Iacona and eighth-grader Lakendra Harpe, both with 8. Leading in assists were seventh grader Amanda Sponaugle, and eighth-graders Raegan Jackson and Cassidy Best. Stepping in as a first-year goalie was eighth-grader Kaisey Reed.