Girls - Playoffs
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Top-seeded Andover Blue won the championship.

In the quarterfinals, Nicole Amato scored with five seconds left in overtime to give the 12-Major NS Vipers a 2-1 decision over the Islanders, who forced overtime when Ryler Coleman scored with 1:54 left in regulation; and Morgan Bishop scored twice as the U14-Minor Vipers nipped Arlington, 4-2;

In the semifinals, Caroline Hughes had a goal and two assists, Meghan Gemmell and Meggan Rodriguez each had a goal and a hekper, Cally Chase posted two assists and Catie Flagg pitched a shutout in Andover Blue’s 6-0 win over the U14 Vipers; and Lauren Hennessey pitched a shutout and Annie Richards had a goal and an assist as the U12 Vipers trimmed the Wizards, 3-0.

In the title game, Flagg pitched another shutout and Gemmell had 1-1-2 in Andover’s 4-0 win over U12 Vipers.

PLAYOFF MVP: Catie Flagg, Andover

Fifth-seeded Concord won the championship, not allowing a goal in three games.

In the quarterfinals, Allison Beauchesne scored one goal and assisted on three others, Katie O’Reilly and Hayley McCarthy both scored twice and Brenna Linnane pitched a shutout as Andover Gold beat the Waves, 6-0; Erin Doonan scored with 8:43 left to give Nashoba a 2-1 decision over Casco Bay; and Paige Patterson and Sarah Ploude shared the shutout and Elizabeth Schwaner scored with 4:50 left in the first period as Concord edged Lewiston, 1-0.

In the semifinals, the Concord goalies combined on another shutout and Sammi Benoit had a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win over Lady Maples – and Leah Carfagno scored twice and Kerry Pouliot lost a shutout when Krisina Giacchetto with 59 seconds left as Nashoba defeated Andover, 4-1.

In the title game, Plourde and Patterson were there again for the shutout and Stasia Bogacz scored with 2:31 left in overtime to give Concord a 1-0 victory over Nashoba and the championship.

PLAYOFF MVPS: Paige Patterson, Sarah Plourde, Concord

The fourth-seeded U12-1 Islanders won the championship.

In the semifinals, Ava Daley scored the winner with 5:16 left in the second period and Halle McKay had a goal and an assist in the Islanders’ 3-0 win over the Vipers (coaches, a goalie for the shutout???); and Rachel Hooker scored goals 47 seconds apart and Cara Reynolds followed 1:09 later to give Casco Bay a 4-2 win over Lewiston – Gabby Linscott with two assists in the win, while Kristina Cornelio and Avery Lutrzykowski both had a goal and an assists in the loss.

In the title game, Amanda Saliba went 2-for-2 in the shootout as the Islanders posted a 2-1 championship victory – the teams swapping first-period goals in regulation.

PLAYOFF MVP: Amanda Saliba, Islanders

The top-seeded U12-C Vipers won the title.

In a quarterfinal game, Mary Gettens pitched a shutout and Morgan Sisson scored both goals as Concord nipper Andover, 2-0.

In the semifinals, Meghan Galanos scored twice to lead the Vipers to a 3-2 win over Concord, which got a goal and an assist apiece from Darby Palisi and Sisson; and Georgiana Santullo scored two goals and assisted on another in Woburn’s 3-1 win over U-11 Islanders.

In the championship game, Galanos wore a natural hat and Emma Sikora had two assists as the Vipers scored a 4-2 victory over Woburn.

PLAYOFF MVP: Meghan Galanos, Vipers

MIKE SHALIN, mshalin@valley-associates.com


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