Field Hockey Team Wins District 1 Championship

Hurricanes field hockey won the PIAA District 1 AA championship with a victory over Merion Mercy on Saturday, November 2. Villa goals were scored by Meg Dillon (2), Adele Iacobucci, Annie Shaw, and Margie Carden. The title is Villa Maria’s 4th District 1 field hockey championship in the last 5 years, and the 15th since 1993.

Villa Maria will play District 3 6th seed Berks Catholic in the first round of the state tournament on Tuesday, November 6, at Wissahickon High School. The winner of that match will face either Palmyra or Mount St. Joseph in the quarterfinal on Saturday, November 10. Playoff information is available on the PIAA District 1 website.

Read coverage of the district championship game here: papreplive.com/2018/11/03/villa-maria-cruises-to-district-1-2a-field-hockey-crown/