Cape hockey falls in Division I finals

After playing to 1-1 tie, game goes into sudden death
November 19, 2022

The Cape Henlopen field hockey team fell to Smyrna 2-1 in the Division I state championship game at the University of Delaware’s Rullo Field. 

After playing to a 1-1 tie at the end of regulation, the game went to sudden death 7-on-7. The Eagles’ Kirsten Johnson scored the game-winner on a diving shot.

The loss ends the Vikings’ championship run at five straight state titles. They’ve also won 10 titles since 2011. 

In the Division II game, the Delmar Wildcats dominated 7-1 to defend their title. 

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