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November 2, 2012

Central sharp in tourney opener


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Julia Gagne netted goals 8-9-10 on the year, which proved to be plenty of offense in Central Catholic’s Division 1 North tourney-opening win over Concord-Carlisle. Nicole Difillipo posted the shutout in goal, stopping 11 shots. ...

Pentucket Regional fought hard for a scoreless half, but Lynnfield awoke in the second and took out the Sachems, 4-1, in the Division 2 North field hockey first-rounder. Olivia Duggan scored the Pentucket goal. ...

Alis Roman had a second-half goal but it wasn’t enough as Methuen fell to Weston, 5-1, in Division 1 North field hockey.

“Our goal was to make the tournament and we accomplished it,” said Ranger coach Karen McLaughlin.

Weston 5, Methuen 1

Div. 1 North Preliminary Round

agateText:Goals: M — Alis Roman

Saves: M — Brittany Getchell 17

Methuen: 0 1 — 1

Weston: 4 1 — 5

Lynnfield 4, Pentucket 1

Div. 2 North First Round

agateText:Goals: P — Olivia Duggan

Saves: P — Megan Haley 5; L — 7

Pentucket (9-9-1): 0 1 — 1

Lynnfield (10-6-3): 0 4 — 4

Central 5, Concord-Carlisle 0

Div. 1 North Preliminary Round

agateText:Goals: Julia Gagne 3, Emma Morse, Krista Maloney

Assists: Maloney, Kendra Poulin 2, Karoline Leavitt

Saves: Cen — Nicole DiFillipo 11; C-C — 11

Concord-Carlisle (6-8-5): 0 0 — 0

Central Catholic (10-7-2): 2 3 — 5