REVIEW: 30th Annual State
Field Hockey Tournament at Upper Arlington High
Heights Hathaway Brown, making its ninth appearance in the state
tournament, won its second field hockey title with a 3-1 victory over
Gahanna Columbus Academy Saturday, Nov. 1, at Upper Arlington High
Halle Biggar, who scored a goal in the semifinals, added two more goals
in the second half of the title game, while
Rachel Koletsky added a goal and an assist for the Blazers. Koletsky
assisted on Biggar’s first goal that put Hathaway Brown in front 2-0
just three minutes into the second half.
a goal from Academy’s Natasha Leickly with 25:09 left, Biggar responded
with her second goal just 22 seconds later for the 3-1 cushion.
Hathaway Brown won its other state title in 2002 and concluded its
season with a 17-2-1 mark, outscoring its opponents 21-2 in the
postseason. Academy finished with a 17-2-2 mark and was seeking its
ninth state title.