SOMERS, October 10 – A day after a tough three-goal loss to Suffield, the Canton High field hockey rebounded with a 2-1 victory over Somers Wednesday in North Central Connecticut Conference action.
Canton’s leading scorer Fiona McNally had two goals for the Warriors, who evened their record at 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the league. McNally has scored nine goals thus far in eight games.
McNally gave Canton an early 1-0 lead with a goal with 12:08 remaining in the first half. McNally made it 2-0 scoring with 1:21 gone in the second, scoring off an assist from Abby Charron.
The Warriors dominated the contest with a 16-2 advantage in shots on goal and a 6-1 advantage in penalty corners. Goalie Jessica Szczepanski made three saves to earn the victory.
Somers (0-10, 0-6 NCCC) was led by Haley Swan, who cut the Warrior lead to one goal scoring off an assist with Erin Anthony with 22:32 remaining in the game.
Canton dropped a 5-2 decision to Suffield (7-1-0-1, 4-1-0-1 NCCC) on Tuesday with Charron (seven goals this year) and Ashley Huff each scoring a goal.
The Warriors return to action on Tuesday night when they host No. 5 Granby (10-1, 6-0 NCCC) at 7 p.m. under the lights on the turf field at CHS.
Canton 2, Somers 1
Somers (0-10) 0 1 — 1
Canton (4-4) 1 1 — 2
Goals: Fiona McNally (Ca) 2, Haley Swan (S); Assists: Abby Charron (Ca), Erin Anthony (S); Saves: Jessica Szczepanski (Can) 3, Lexi Brown (S) 13; Shots on goal: Canton, 16-2; Penalty corners: Canton, 6-1
Bill Brewster contributed to this article