GREENE – For the first time since the 2005 season, Greene’s field hockey team will not participate in the state playoffs.
Whitney Point ended the Trojans’ seven-year run of Section IV championships with a 2-1 victory Saturday in the Class C title game.
As the number seven seed, the Trojans (9-8) didn’t go quietly in this year’s sectional tournament. After a .500 regular season, Greene won road playoff games over higher-seeded Sidney and Afton to reach the championship game. And an early goal by Greene – to take a 1-0 lead – led one to believe the run of championships might continue.
“We started off so strong,” said Greene coach Sue Carlin. “We wanted to prove we were a different team than the last time we played them,