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Algonquin holds off Groton-Dunstable in girls’ lacrosse

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer

Algonquin Regional High School's Jackie Healy (#11, right) battles Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's  Julie King (#27, left) for the ball.

Algonquin Regional High School’s Jackie Healy (#11, right) battles Groton-Dunstable Regional High School’s Julie King (#27, left) for the ball.

Marlborough – For its season opener, the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Crusaders at 911 Memorial Field April 1.

Last year, the Tomahawks defeated the Crusaders in the Central Massachusetts Division 1 semi-final.

They started off this game right where they left off, jumping out to a 7-2 lead in the first half. However, Groton-Dunstable battled hard to come back. The first half ended with the Tomahawks leading 11-8.

Groton-Dunstable scored first to open the second half and continued the pressure to narrow     Algonquin’s lead to only a single goal.  However, Algonquin was able to maintain its game plan and was able to score several more times to win, 18-14.

Photos/Chris Wraight

 

Algonquin Regional High School's Julia Insani (#15, center) gets the first score against Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's Michelle Herlihy (#3, left), Fiona Henry (#13, right rear) and Maria Antonellis (goalie).

Algonquin Regional High School’s Julia Insani (#15, center) gets the first score against Groton-Dunstable Regional High School’s Michelle Herlihy (#3, left), Fiona Henry (#13, right rear) and Maria Antonellis (goalie).

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