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Field hockey hosts Scituate to open Div. 2 South playoffs

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Megan Fales, right, brings the ball up the field during Sunday's 2-1 loss to Martha's Vineyard on Homecoming weekend.         Sports Photo Galleries

By Dean Geddes
I&M Staff Writer


(Nov. 1, 2012) With a 6-2 victory over Nauset on the road last Thursday, the varsity field hockey team locked up the seven seed in the Div. 2 South sectional tournament and will host Scituate on Friday at 2:30 p.m.

Although Scituate (9-4-6) comes into the contest with a worse record than Nantucket (12-3-1), head coach Lori Moran is not taking the Sailors lightly.

“They’re going to be good, they play a lot of tough teams, they tied the Vineyard and play pretty-decent caliber teams all year long,” she said. Home-field advantage will be extremely important for Nan­tucket, as Scituate plays its home games on turf and will have to adjust to the slower speed of play on natural grass.

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Photo by Jim Powers

The varsity field hockey team wore pink socks to raise awareness of breast cancer.

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