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April 5, 2014

CAL Girls Lacrosse: Brackbill, Wiles to lead Sachems

Georgetown

2013 season: 7-11, did not make tourney

Returning players (7): Nicole Lacasse, Sr., attack; Graceann Conte, Jr., midfield; Kayla Gochakowski, Jr., defense; Nicole Hogan, Soph., midfield; Cassidy Troy, Soph., defense; Tracy Long, Soph., attack; Megan O’Grady, Soph., midfield

Returning lettermen: same as above

Promising newcomers: Salley Barrett, Sr., defense; Nicole Chabra, Jr., goalie; Kelly Guyer, Jr., attack; Emily Mawson, Jr., defense; Marissa Quinno, Soph., attack; Shelby Cherwick, Frosh., midfield; Anabella Mangano, Frosh., defense; Haley Melvin, Frosh., defense; Michaela Perry Frosh., defense

Captains: Nicole Lacasse, Graceann Conte

Candidates: 32

Returning honorees: Graceann Conte, CAL All-Star

Fast facts: Bridget Lane coached for just one year. She has been replaced by JV coach Courtney Arrigo. Arrigo attended Pentucket for two years then transferred to Epping (N.H.). She teaches French in the Georgetown school district.

Assistants: None

Coach Courtney Arrigo (1st year): “With only seven returning players, we basically have a brand new team with a lot of great talent coming together as one.”

North Reading

2013 season: 8-12, didn’t make state tourney

Returning starters (11): Gina D’Alelio, Sr., defensive wing; Merissa Milano, Sr., midfield; Sandra Schipelliti, Sr., midfield; Carly Downer, Sr., attack; Lexi Ford, Jr., midfield; Rachael Knight, Jr., home; Alex McGeachie, Jr., attack; Julia Miele, Soph, defense; Katie Welch, Soph., midfield; Tristan Hoffman, Soph, defense; Anna Tayas, Soph, defense

Returning lettermen: Elizabeth Carlson, Soph., goalie

Promising newcomers: Isabella Piscatelli, Jr, defense; Gretchen Burgholzer, Soph, defense; Gabby Lanzaro, Frosh., midfield

Captains: Sandra Schipelliti, Gina D’Alelio, Carly Downer, Merissa Milano

Candidates: 25

Returning goal leaders: Merissa Milano, 51, Gina D’Alelio 44, Katie Welch 24

Returning honorees: Gina D’Alelio, CAL All-Star

Fast facts: Gina D’Alelio is a two-year captain. ... Ann Brophy returned last year after going 20-48 from 2007-10.

Assistants: Mark Flaherty

Coach Ann Brophy (6th year, 28-60): “We are confident with our team. Many of the girls have worked to improve in the offseason and the players came into preseason fit and motivated.”

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