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Unbeaten Lady Bills blank Gloversville, 8-0

Gloversville goalkeeper Kimi Hastings kicks the ball away in a crowd in front of the goal against Johnstown during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

GLOVERSVILLE — Taryn Ringer netted a hat trick to power Johnstown to an 8-0 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council field hockey contest Tuesday at Gloversville High School.

Anna Lee scored twice for the Lady Bills, while Kalena Eaton and Emily Fleming had a goal and an assist. Maddie Etherton also scored for Johnstown, while Kanako Sasaki had two assists.

Etherton opened the scoring just 1:42 into the game on an assist from Fleming, who scored the second goal with 26:33 left in the first half on an assist from Eaton.

Lee made it 3-0 with an unassisted goal with 21:10 left in the opening half.

Ringer scored the final two goals of the first half with 14:38 and 8:59 remaining, respectively. Sasaki assisted on the second goal.

Johnstown's Emily Frank (16) moves the ball upfield while under pressure from Gloversville's Logan Ovitt (13) during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

In the second half, Ringer completed her hat trick with an unassisted goal with 22:31 remaining in the game.

Eaton made it 7-0 with 19:08 to play before Lee closed out the scoring on an assist from Sasaki to make it 8-0 with 39 seconds to play.

Bracie Vose didn’t need to make a save to post the shutout for Johnstown. It was the ninth shutout in 13 contests this season for the Lady Bills, who have played three games in the last four days.

Kimi Hastings made 17 saves for Gloversville.

Johnstown outshot Gloversville by a 27-0 margin and finished with a 10-1 advantage in penalty corners.

Gloversville's Celia Meher (21) challenges Johnstown's Molly Memrick (5) during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Johnstown (13-0 overall, 9-0 Foothills) is scheduled to travel to Queensbury on Thursday for a 4:30 p.m. contest.

Gloversville (1-12 overall, 0-9 Foothills) is slated to travel to South Glens Falls on Thursday for a 4:30 p.m. game.

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