The Lackawanna Trail field hockey team improved to 3-8 in the Wyoming Valley Conference with a 5-0 win at Tunkhannock on Friday afternoon after losing 10-0 at Hazleton Area on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
Against the Lady Tigers, freshman Liz Litwin put Trail on the board in the first half with a goal off an assist from senior Lauren Beemer.
That score would hold until the second half, when senior Rachel Beemer found the back of the cage off an assist from freshman Belle Coleman.
Just over a minute later, senior Courtney Dwyer scored off a penalty stroke to increase the Lady Lions lead to 3-0, then Coleman scored a goal of her own off an assist from Lauren Beemer in the 15th minute to pull ahead by four.
With 30 seconds left in the game, Dwyer scored her second goal of the afternoon off Beemer’s third assist to end the scoring.
Trail outshot Tunkhannock, 12-3, and held the corners advantage, 7-3.
Junior Sam Baltrusaitis finished the game with three saves for the Lady Lions.
For the Lady Tigers, senior Tamara St. Clair ended up with seven saves in the loss.
At Hazleton, Trail was limited to just one shot at the cage compared to 29 by the Cougars, and had zero corners compared to Hazleton’s 13.
Baltrusaitis finished the game with 16 saves in the cage for the Lady Lions.