The Staples field hockey team raised its record to 7-6 and qualified for the Class L tournament with a 2-0 home victory over Ridgefield on Wednesday. According to Coach Cecily Cowburn, "junior Emily Ashken did a great job pushing the

team to keep shooting and doing their best. She generated a lot of offense today." Ashken gave Staples a 1-0 lead with a goal off an assist from classmate Callie Hiner. Senior Ellen Kaminski scored in the second half to make it 2-0.