High School Sports

Myers Park field hockey heading to N.C. state championship game

Myers Park’s field hockey team is going back to the state finals.

The Mustangs got three goals from sophomore Megan Frost in a decisive 5-0 win over Carrboro Wednesday at Forsyth Country Day School. The Mustangs (17-1) advanced to Saturday’s state final and will face Chapel Hill at 11 a.m. at Forsyth Country Day. Chapel Hill beat reigning state champion East Chapel Hill in its semifinal.

Last year, East Chapel Hill beat Myers Park in the championship round.

The Mustangs are going back, in part thanks to Frost, who now has 32 goals this season, and Shields Norvell and Sophie Levinson, who also scored Wednesday. Levinson and Madeline Williams had assists.

Field hockey is not a recognized sport by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools or the N.C. High School Athletic Association, which offers no sanctioned state championship. So Myers Park raises money to pay coaches, by uniforms and even rent game fields and goals. The team does not have a home field to practice on and played “homes” at six different local fields.