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October 04, 2012
Grosse Pointe North’s girls’ field hockey team is heading down the stretch of its regular season.Last week, the Norsemen dropped division games, losing 5-2 at home to Ann Arbor Skyline and 5-1 at Dexter.Head coach Melissa Carron’s Norsemen fell behind Skyline 2-0 before senior Anna Giordano scored at the 4:28 mark of the opening half.She sent a hard backhand by the goalkeeper to get the home team on the board.Skyline took away all of North’s momentum after scoring just 22 seconds into the second half. They made it 4-1 with a goal at the 16:38 mark before senior Katie Bowles tallied to make it a 4-2 game.Skyline scored the final goal at the 10:50 mark.Two nights later, the Norsemen had no answers for Dexter as the loss dropped North to 1-6-1 in the Michigan High School Field Hockey Division 3 standings and 2-8-1 overall.Liggett resultsIt was not a good week for University Liggett’s girls’ field hockey team.The Knights played back-to-back road games against Dexter and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood, losing 5-0 and 4-1, respectively.Head coach Tamara Fobare’s squad couldn’t get any momentum against Dexter, but after a good practice the day before playing the Cranes, a better effort was expected.The Knights played better, but the host Cranes had too much fire power.Liggett dropped to 0-7-1 in the Michigan High School Field Hockey Association Division 3 standings and 1-8-2 overall.South resultsGrosse Pointe South’s girls’ field hockey team stuttered on offense last week, losing 4-0 to Ann Arbor Huron and 2-0 to Novi.It makes it three-out-of-four games in which the Blue Devils’ offense didn’t score.With the defeats, South dropped to 0-5 in the Michigan High School Field Hockey League Division 1 standings and 1-8-1 overall.Coming up for the Blue Devils are away games Monday, Oct. 8, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, against Ann Arbor Pioneer and Birmingham Marian.Their final regular season game is Friday, Oct. 12, at home against Livonia Ladywood.

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