YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Sports fans in Yorktown had plenty to celebrate the last 12 months, from state championships to Olympic hometown heroes. Here are the top sports stories in Yorktown from 2012 :
Lakeland Field Hockey Makes History Not Once…
The Lakeland High School field hockey team became the first team in New York State history to win four consecutive state championships. The Hornets captured their sixth state title since 2003 and have seven overall.
Lakeland field hockey coach Sharon Sarsen became just the second coach in New York State history to reach 500 career wins. She accomplished the feat in her 31st season when the Hornets defeated Somers, 6-0, in October.
Lakeland Grad Makes Olympic Team
Former Lakeland field hockey star Melissa Gonzalez made the United States Women’s Olympic field hockey team that competed in London this summer. Gonzalez graduated from Lakeland in 2007 and led the team to two state titles.
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