Field hockey: Wilton blanks Staples, 6-0

The Wilton High field hockey team wrapped up the top seed for the upcoming FCIAC playoffs with an impressive 6-0 win at Staples on Monday night.

The Warriors (13-1-1 overall, 11-0-1 in the FCIAC) needed only 58 seconds to open the scoring, after a rocket of a hit by Jillian Mahon from the right sideline was stopped in front by Katherine Campbell, and then wound up being shot into the cage by Delaney Chase.

Chase scored again with 16 minutes left in the first half, and Kristen Godin blasted in a shot on a penalty corner with nine minutes left in the half, making it 3-0.

In the second half, Wilton got goals by Meg Cunningham, Godin and Bridget Ward to close out the scoring.

For the night, Chase had two goals and one assist and Godin also scored twice. Cunningham had a goal and two assists, and Ward had one goal. Delaney Baxendale and Campbell each had an assist.

The Warriors got a terrific game in goal by Amanda Hendry, who made several spectacular saves and finished with five on the night.

Staples dropped to 8-3-0-1 in FCIAC play with the loss.