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Shrewsbury defeats Algonquin for division title in field hockey

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer

Shrewsbury High School field hockey captains (l to r) Alanna Maniatis (#22), Devan Michael (#19), Christa Doiron (#5) and Justine Sheehan are all smiles with their 2013 Central Mass Division 1 championship trophy.  Shrewsbury won the district title for the second year in a row and will meet Longmeadow High School in the state semi-final.

Shrewsbury High School field hockey captains (l to r) Alanna Maniatis (#22), Devan Michael (#19), Christa Doiron (#5) and Justine Sheehan are all smiles with their 2013 Central Mass Division 1 championship trophy. Shrewsbury won the district title for the second year in a row and will meet Longmeadow High School in the state semi-final.

Grafton – The Central Massachusetts Division 1 defending champion Shrewsbury High School Colonials met the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks for the Central Mass. field hockey title on Nov. 9 at Grafton High School.  The Colonials were the number three seed while the Tomahawks were the eighth seed.

The two teams battled evenly for regulation, which ended with the score tied 0-0.  With 5:28 minutes left in the first overtime period, Shrewsbury’s Christa Doiron was able to score and give Shrewsbury the win, 1-0.  Shrewsbury will now meet Longmeadow High School in the state semi-final.

Shrewsbury High School's Alanna Maniatis (#22, left) tries to keep the ball away from Algonquin Regional High School's Caty Lazo (#13, right)

Shrewsbury High School’s Alanna Maniatis (#22, left) tries to keep the ball away from Algonquin Regional High School’s Caty Lazo (#13, right)

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