Algonquin field hockey defeats Wachusett in double OT

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By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Algonquin captain Kerryn O’Connell chases down a loose ball in a game against Wachusett.

Northborough  – The Algonquin Regional field hockey team defeated Wachusett Regional 3-2 in a thrilling Pod 8 semifinal playoff game that went to double overtime, Nov. 11.

Day Ruffo’s second quarter goal earned her a spot as Algonquin’s all time leading point scorer in program history with 89 points.

Sophia Cavallo’s late fourth quarter goal tied up the game at 2-2, sending it into overtime.

Sabrina Ferro scored in the second overtime period to seal the win for Algonquin.  Algonquin will face Shrewsbury in the Pod 8 finals Friday.

Algonquin’s Grace Ammon battles for the ball with Wachusett’s Kathryn Guertin.
Algonquin senior Day Ruffo takes a shot at Wachusett goalie Erin McGuiness.

photos/Jeff Slovin