Field Hockey

Torrey Pines tops Cathedral Catholic 3-1 in field hockey opener

Torrey Pines tops Cathedral Catholic 3-1 in field hockey opener

Despite losing the core of contributors from last year’s Avocado League West champions and CIF Open Division playoff team, second-year Torrey Pines Head Field Hockey Coach Lucy Busby said prior to the season that she felt this year’s squad was ahead of last year’s at the same juncture. Thursday’s opener at Cathedral Catholic appeared to prove that Busby knows what she’s talking about.

Spurred by goals from sophomores Hailey Dewey and Erin Poe in the first four minutes, the Falcons grabbed the lead early on the way to earning an impressive 3-1 victory over their traditionally challenging neighborhood rival. Cathedral narrowed the margin to 2-1 when freshman Sophie Walton converted...

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