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Chelmsford Edges Lacrosse Arch-rival Billerica

April 13, 2019

Senior Ben Gastonguay netted 3 goals, including the winning score with 1 second remaining in overtime, and had 2 assists as Chelmsford beat arch-rival Billerica, 9-8, in a Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 boys lacrosse game.

The Lions improved to 3-0 in MVC Division 1.

BOYS

Chelmsford 9

Billerica 8

Brendan Riley tallied 2 goals and 2 assists for the Lions.

Bobby Turner scored 2 goals, while Christian Gastonguay chipped in with 1 goal and 2 assists. Matt Miner potted 1 goal.

Chelmsford goalie Tommy Hopkins made 2 huge saves in the fourth quarter to force overtime.

Joe Conley had a key strip and turnover in OT that led to the offensive possession that resulted in the winning goal.

Dracut 14

Methuen 1

Sloan Carter and Noah Tierney-Honan netted 4 goals each while powering Dracut past Methuen in an MVC game.

Shawsheen 18

Gr. Lowell 4

Conor Rooney scored 5 goals and had 1 assist as Shawsheen Tech improved its record to 5-0.

Owen Sullivan chipped in with 4 goals and 1 assist for the Rams.

Dan Lee and Dale Sweeney added 3 goals each. Dave Fraser netted 2 goals.

Shawsheen goalie Jonah Varallo made 11 saves.

N. Andover 16

Lowell 5

Brendan Tighe led way on offense for Lowell with 3 goals.

Owen Goulette and Nick Mandeville scored 1 goal each.

Jack Frediani tallied 2 assists.

Red Raider goalie Vincent Kim made 6 saves in the second half.

GIRLS

Bp. Guertin 11

Chelmsford 6

Bishop Guertin topped the Lions in a non-league game that was played on Thursday.

Kate Krueger potted 4 goals and won 3 draws for the Lions (3-1). Claire Danahy scored 2 goals.

Spaulding 15

Alvirne 10

Dominique Milinazzo netted 8 goals for the Broncos.

Autumn Robinson and Charlotte Maloney netted 1 goal each.

Lara Mallizia made 18 saves in goal.

Shawsheen 11

Gr. Lowell 4

Madison Hamilton, Wanda Rodriquez, Chanda Wallace and Araceli Lopez scored 1 goal each for Greater Lowell Tech (1-2).

Gryphon goalie Julia O’Keefe made 9 saves.

Lowell Catholic 21

Austin Prep 11

Senior co-captain Emily Jussaume netted 10 goals and had 1 assist while pacing Lowell Catholic’s potent offense in the victory.

Senior co-captain Ali Dresser dished out 5 assists for the Crusaders (3-2).

Freshman Morgan Bellavance scored a goal, while senior co-captain Patricia Adesanya had an assist.

Junior goalie Abbey Keefe made 18 saves.

North Andover 13

Lowell 7

Kaleigh Dunham scored 4 goals and added an assist while leading the way on offense for Lowell.

Abigail Mitchell had 2 goals and 1 assist for the Red Raiders.

Lily Diamantopoulos (1 goal), Hannah Erickson (1 assist) and Isabelle Marsden (5 saves) played well. for LHS.