Forbes Road tops EJ field hockey, 2-1.

By: Ed Weaver | PIAA District IV | October 10, 2017

 
Forbes Road tops EJ field hockey, 2-1.
 

The East Juniata Lady Tigers fell 2-1 to Forbes Road in field hockey on Monday, October 9.

The Lady Tigers scored with 13:15 remaining in the first half as Kyli Dowling assisted Frances Brubaker to put EJ up. Forbes' Madeline Miller scored with 1:17 remaining to tie it up, then Mara Broadwater scored with 22:46 left in the second half for the win.

"The girls learned what we need to continue working on," said EJ head coach Harley Straub. "I'm impressed with Frances Brubaker, we have been working on our post work and Frances was able to use what we practice and score tonight. She has been practicing and practicing, and now it has paid off. I look for more from her. We will come back ready to play tomorrow at Line Mountain."

Forbes limited EJ to just 3 shots on goal while taking 22 and won the penalty corner battle, 12-8.

Madison Beward made 20 saves for EJ.

EJ returns to action this afternoon at Line Mountain.

 

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