Marshall High School Field Hockey held on to an early lead to beat Oakton High School 3-2 on Monday, improving their record to 8-1.
The Statesmen shined in the first half, leading 2-0 going into halftime thanks to goals by juniors Madeleine Lewsen and Emily Sexton, assisted by Maddie O'Beirne and April Reinhart, respectively.
Sexton assisted Paige Veoni's goal early in the second half, increasing Marshall's lead to 3-0, when Oakton fought back. The Cougars scored two goals, but it wasn't enough to upset the Statesmen lead.
Marshall plays Madison tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna.
Marshall Girls Varsity Volleyball lost 3-2 Monday to West Potomac High
Marshall Girls JV Volleyball won 2-0 Monday to West Potomac High
Madison Girls Varsity Volleyball lost 3-1 Monday against Woodson High. "Exceptional defense kept us in the match with an amazing backrow performance by Senior Michelle Romagnoli," the team's coach said.
Marshall Girls Varsity Field Hockey won 4-1 against Herndon High on Saturday
Noteable matchups in the week ahead (* denotes home game):
Marshall5 PM CoEd Varsity Cross Country Quad meet vs. Fairfax, TJHSST and Madison 7:15 PM * Girls Varsity Volleyball FALLS CHURCH HIGH
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