Oley Valley 7 Forbes Road 0
Reading, Pa. – The Forbes Road Cardinal Field Hockey team, District 6A Champions, traveled to Exeter Township High School in Reading Tuesday evening to take on the District 3 Runner Up, Oley Valley in the first round of the PIAA Class A State Field Hockey Tournament.
Forbes Road (14-3) finished up their season with a hard-fought loss to the Oley Valley Lynx for the second season in a row. Having faced Oley last season, the Cardinals expected fast, spread out play from the Lynx. They adapted well and were able to hold off Oley’s scoring attempts for the first 16 minutes of play. Once the turf savvy Lynx found the cage it took all the Cardinal’s had to keep them out of scoring position.
A very resilient and determined Cardinal team earned a pair of corners down the stretch but came up short on both. Forbes Road goalkeeper, Katie Waite, is credited with 8 saves during the match.