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Field Hockey Wins Section V Championship

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The Brighton field hockey team won the Section V Class A Championship on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The fifth-seeded Bruins defeated third-seeded Webster Thomas, 5-2, in the finals at Fairport High School. It’s Brighton’s first field hockey championship since 2015.

The team includes seniors Julia Ross, Alissa Bondi, Alexis Heveron, Elena Mendoza, Ella Yager, Inez van Keken, Eva Condemi, Sarah Roode, Lily Mazzochi, Kaiya Larkins, Melinda Lazenby, Olivia Gianforti, Avery Coke, Maria Minemier, and Nicolette Hagen; junior Willa Runge and sophomore Maya Costanza. Jessica Wasserman is the head coach, Jenny Terwilliger is an assistant coach, and Keeley Samsonik is an assistant coach and JV coach.

"We finished second last year so this win is really meaningful to us,” Wasserman said. “Everyone played so well and most importantly, they played as team. Everyone contributed. It was really exciting to watch!”