ArchiveGalleriesSports Manual varsity field hockey takes victory over Ballard Jack Steele Mattingly Sep 14, 2013 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The varsity field hockey players begin practicing while the jv team’s game comes to an end. Morgan Hines(12) practices her passes before the game begins. Hayley Barker(12) runs a few practice hits to her fellow teammates. Morgan Hines(12) takes an immediate defensive measure against Ballard’s opposition. Holly Smith(12) runs the field with the ball in her grasp. Hayley Barker(12) awaits near Ballard’s goal as teammates defend Manual’s. A shot about to be taken by Holly Smith(12) putting the ball back in play. A timeout is called in the middle of the first half giving the players an already much deserved break. Abigail Durbin(11) plays through opposing players getting the ball back to Ballard’s goal. Ballard’s goalie, Amy Turner(12), awaits for the imminent Manual players. The second half begins with still no goals. Dakota Elzy (12) prepares herself as the second half starts Taylor Browning(12) effectively steals the ball from Ballard in a swift movement. Coach Brittany Tolan gives instructions from the sidelines. During a corner a few Manual players surge out of their goal. Morgan Hines(12) leads the pack of several Manual teammates as they rush down the field with the ball. Katharine Stodghill(11) defends Manual’s goal and directs the flow back toward Ballard. Avoiding Ballard’s swipes, Morgan Hines(12) keeps the ball in their favor. Renee Dufour(12) stands ready as her team performs a corner shot. Renee Dufour (12) rests on her stick as the game soon draws to an end. Both teams show good sportsmanship after Manual wins the game with one goal to nothing.