State FInal: OHSAA Reports
State Championship Game
Thomas Worthington 1, Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown 0, Overtime
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio: In overtime, Thomas Worthington sophomore Nina Devine scored the game’s only goal to give the Cardinals a 1-0 win over Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown Saturday in the OHSAA field hockey state championship game at Upper Arlington High School.
The state title is the third for Thomas Worthington (20-0-1), which also won titles in 2007 and 2008. The Cardinals were the state runner-up last year and avenged that loss in the semifinals this year with a 1-0 win over Cincinnati St. Ursula. Thomas Worthington was making its sixth appearance in the state tournament.
The Cardinals posted seven shots on goal compared to three for HB, and also led in penalty corners 14-4. Thomas Worthington also defeated HB during the regular-season, 1-0, and posted shutout victories in 11 of its 20 victories this season.
Hathaway Brown (15-3-2) was a player short in overtime due to a yellow card violation and disqualification. The Blazers won state titles in 2008 and 2002 and were making their 11th appearance in the state tournament.
TW – 0-0-1 1
HB – 0-0-0 0
TW- Nina Devine 2:25, OT
TW- 4 (Ellen Westfall)
HB- 4 (Brenna Scully)
Shots on Goal:
Worthington Thomas Worthington 1, Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy 0
Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown 2, Gahanna Columbus Academy 1 (ot)