The field hockey team at Eastern (Voorhees, N.J.) capped an undefeated season last month with a win at the New Jersey Tournament of Champions; it captured a national-record 13th consecutive state title; it claimed the top spot in the national rankings; and it featured two players who made their way into the national record books.
While the milestones might sound unreachable, players and coaches at the school say the secrets to their success are actually quite simple. Hard work. Basic skills. Taking it one day at a time. Team unity. Don’t miss how these female athletes lift up their teammates.
We all have fun together,” junior Gianna Perrone says. “It takes a lot of hard work, but it’s definitely worth it. We all have the same goals. We all strive to achieve the same things. We work hard in practice every day because we know what we want to accomplish.
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