Friday, September 8, 2017

FHS fall sports seasons opens competition in soccer, golf, and field hockey

From HockomockSports we share the results of the competitive fall sports action for the FHS teams on Thursday, Sep 7:

Boys Soccer

Franklin, 2 @ North Attleboro, 3 – Final – 
North Attleboro twice erased a one-goal deficit and scored the game winner with just two seconds left to open the season with two points. Franklin senior Connor O’Rourke put the Panthers ahead in the sixth minute, finishing a shot from distance. North tied the game in the 28th minute when junior Joe Hilf put home a rebound on a corner kick. An own goal put Franklin back ahead but North Attleboro tied the match in the 61st minute. Senior Gabe Pinhancos broke through in alone on goal, touched around the keeper and finished into the net. Hilf scored the winner at the death, putting his shot at the back post with two seconds left.

Field Hockey

Franklin, 1 @ North Attleboro, 1 – Final – 
Franklin freshman Victoria Quinn tied the game midway through the first half off an assist from freshman Amanda Lewandowski. FHS goalie Christina Luccini helped the Panthers preserve the tie with a stellar second half, making five her of nine saves in the second half. Franklin head coach Lisa Cropper also praised the play of junior Cassi Ronan and senior defender Jolie Bua.


King Philip, 168 @ Franklin, 171 – Final – 
King Philip’s Danny McLaughlin was the medalist with a low-round of 37.

Girls Soccer

North Attleboro, 0 @ Franklin, 3 – Final

"Franklin head coach Tom Geysen admitted he had concerns about his defense coming into the season, especially after graduating two Hockomock all stars. 
But in its first test of the season, and a tough one at that, the Panthers passed with flying colors, earning a 3-0 shutout over visiting North Attleboro. 

Junior Grace Gallo anchored the center of the defense with senior Molly O’Reilly and junior Maddie Stewart on the outside. While North was able to register 10 shots, only two were true tests for keeper Cat Robbins. 
“It was a good win, we’re young as far as experience goes and I thought we would be a be a little thin in certain areas but some kids stepped up a bit today that I wasn’t really anticipating,” Geysen said."
Continue reading the full game recap online

Game photo gallery by HockomockSports

For all the other results around the Hockomock League on Thursday

North Attleboro’s Ashlyn Gaulin and Franklin’s Molly O’Rielly battle for possession in the second half. (Ryan Lanigan/
North Attleboro’s Ashlyn Gaulin and Franklin’s Molly O’Rielly battle for possession
 in the second half. (Ryan Lanigan/

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