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Hats Off to Harris for ‘tricky’ Effort As Billerica Wins Thriller Vs. Lowell

October 4, 2018

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Stephen Harris scored all three goals to lift Billerica past Lowell, 3-2, in a Merrimack Valley Conference contest. Elsewhere Lowell Catholic and Innovation Academy picked up victories.

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Billerica 3

Lowell 2

Ian Castro added 2 assists in the win, Michael Bragg had one, while goalie Collin Robson made 12 saves to earn the victory.

For Lowell, Vinicius Silochi and Nata Desousa both scored. Desousa and George Zuleta were credited with assists. Emmanuel Lopea and Poe Reh starred in the midfield, as did goalie Edgar Delannoy (3 saves).

Lowell Catholic 7

Cristo Rey 1

Edoardo Di Carlo had 2 goals and 2 assists and Alex Graves had a goal and 3 assists to lead the Crusaders (6-2-1, 5-0-1 league) to the dominating victory. Alberto Santel added 2 goals, Patrick McKenna had a goal and an assist, and Shawn Cunningham also found the back of the net.

Mathew Larson also had a solid game in net to earn the win.

Innovation Academy 4

Matignon 3

Patrick Candor led the offense with 3 goals and Josh Brown had the other to help lead Innovation (5-4) to the exciting victory in Tyngsboro.

Winchester 3

Wilmington 1

The Wildcats fell to 2-5-3 on the season. Troy Rieskins scored the lone goal six minutes into the contest on a dish from Owen Surrette. Defensively, Cam Martin and Patrick O’Mahoney played well in front of keepers Andrew Days and Justin Healy, who combined for 10 saves.

Chelmsford 2

Tewksbury 0

Elias Parriera tallied both goals to lift the host Lions to a MVC shutout victory at Simonsian Stadium on Tuesday.

Center back Zack Hardy set up the first goal, scored 22 minutes into the match. Josh Ofosu recorded an assist on the second goal, which came with 2:30 left in the opening half.

Jack Hatshorn was terrific in recording the shutout.

Gr. Lowell 0

Lawrence 0

The Gryphons improved to 4-2-4 overall with the scoreless tie Tuesday.

Jared Marchand, Nick Matta and Coltan Strickland played well, as did keeper Carlos Nicolau, who made 7 saves.

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