H.S. FIELD HOCKEY | CAL Wins 2017 State Championship

10/25/2017 08:22 PM

The Christian Academy of Louisville field hockey team won the 2017 KHSAA State Championship on Wednesday evening in front of its home crowd.

CAL topped Assumption 2-1 thanks to a second half goal by the Centurions’ Claudia Thomas with under 11 minutes to play in the game.

Thomas’ goal was the only goal scored by either team in the second half.

Assumption was the defending state champion, having won the 2016 state title.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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