LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Sacred Heart and Assumption will meet in the State Field Hockey final for the second consecutive season after semi-final victories Monday night at Bellarmine University. The Valkyries won 1-0 in overtime a year ago.
SHA captured the opening semi-final, getting first half goals from Maddie Latino and Savannah Elpers and prevailing over Ballard 3-1.
Assumption got goals from Bailey Higgins and Kat Jury for a 2-0 lead at halftime. KCD's Bailey Gill redirected a ball from Rachel Hirsch to get the Bearcats on the board with six minutes left. But the Rockets hung on for a 2-1 victory.
Sacred Heart and Assumption met once during the season with the Valkyries prevailing 2-1.
The final is Thursday at 7:00 pm at Bellarmine.
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