Schools throughout the area got underway in earnest Tuesday, as did the 2016 high school field hockey season.
Below is a recap of the action.
Somers 3, North Salem 2: Katie Campbell scored twice and had an assist and Elizabeth Olsen also scored as the Tuskers edged visiting North Salem to go 2-0 on the season.
Taylor Turchick and Hannah Lustig also had assists for Somers, whose goalie, Jess Monaco, had four stops.
Isabella Fox-Mills and Natalie Intieri scored for the Tigers. Olivia Desanto started in net for North Salem and had a superb second half with 13 saves.
Panas 2, Brewster 1: Danielle Merante scored and had an assist and Carlyn Mucci also scored in the Panthers’ win.
Briana Sayegh scored for the Bears. Antoinette Guerreio had five saves and Sam Anfuso had two for Brewster.
Croton 7, Ossining 0: Loretta Violante had a hat trick, Teagan Burke scored and had two assists and Victoria Lewis had three assists in the Tigers’ win.
Emily Kehoe, Arielle Vergara and Claire Whalen also scored and Kehoe and Krissy McHugh each added an assist.
Croton goalie Maddy Camillieri and Ossining netminder Kylie Texiera both had 12 saves.
Lakeland 5, John Jay-Cross River 0: The defending Class B state champs got off to a good start with a 5-0 win over the Indians. All the scoring occurred in the first half.
Meghan Fahey had two goals and Cali Cortese had a goal and an assist.
Kelsey McCrudden and Julianna Cappello also scored for Lakeland and Caroline Cahill added an assist.
Hayley Martinsen stopped 28 shots for John Jay. Cassie Halpin had two saves for Lakeland.
Fox Lane 4, Pawling 0: Olivia Dey had a goal and two assists as the Foxes began 2016 in promising fashion with a strong performance against the Tigers in which goalie Grace Kiernan didn’t see a single shot.
Natalie Bayzk, Amelia Tomson and Kayla Gallagher also scored.
Pawling goalie Lauren Sullivan had five saves.
Briarcliff 2, Sleep Hollow 2: Briarcliff’s Teresa Marinaccio scored twice, both on Aleena Hussain assists.