Westborough holds on to defeat Shrewsbury in girls’ lacrosse

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The Colonials’ Lily McManus (#16) battles for possession of a loose ball with WHS’s Chloe Goebel (#14).

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Photographer

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers’ girls’ varsity lacrosse team hosted the Shrewsbury High School Colonials on the turf field May 8. The game started out with the Rangers on top and in a groove with a score of 4-1 in a short amount of time. Shrewsbury then found their rhythm and were able to get within a point of tying up the score in the first half.

With 16:11 minutes remaining in the second half, and the score tied at 10-10, the Colonials were able to take over the lead.  Westborough quickly reorganized and came back strong, both on offense and defensive.  Ultimately, with six minutes left in the game, the Rangers were able to defeat the Colonials, 15-13.

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Rangers’ captain Lindsey Bromm sprints down the field trying to out run the Colonials’ Colleen McNamara.
Rangers’ goalie Danielle Heims stops a shot from SHS’s Delaney Couture.
WHS’s Chloe Goebel rockets a shot past SHS goalie Nora Fredrick as Michaela O’Connor and Alexandrea Hogan look on.
The Colonials’ Kylian Kelly (#10) steals possession from the Rangers’ Casey McNamara (#18).