Great Oak High School’s varsity girls’ field hockey team ran into a perennial powerhouse in Harvard-Westlake High School in the school’s first-ever playoff appearance in the sport Tuesday, Oct. 29. Though the Wolfpack lost 8-0 to the defending champions, head coach Katie Gerfen was pleased with her team’s effort. “Today was a great opportunity for our program to become familiar to the playoff atmosphere in sport,” Gerfen said. “Harvard Westlake is a highly skilled team with poise, control, and a high level of urgency on and off the ball. Their ability to take shots anywhere in the circle off any foot was dangerous for us. Great Oak fought hard and played with a lot of heart and grit today in which I am proud of each and every one of them.”The Wolfpack came int
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