Groton-Dunstable Regional High sophomore David Alvarez had a banner week in leading the Crusaders' soccer team past North Middlesex and Maynard.
Against NM, Alvarez netted all three goals in a 3-2 G-D victory. And in the Maynard game, he scored midway through the second half to propel his team to a 2-1 win.
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Alvarez was the hero for G-D in this Mid-Wach B Division game.
The Crusaders overcame a 2-1 halftime deficit while rallying past the Patriots.
Jack Phoenix and Roody Clemetson scored the N. Middlesex goals.
Alvarez's game-winning goal came with 12:39 left to play in this Mid-Wach game. Matt Fordham assisted on the decisive tally.
Groton-Dunstable took a 1-0 lead Jwhen eremy Keast scored with an assist from Wil Zinkann.
Alex Newman made 3 saves in goal. Alex Castallano, Zac ElMasri, Ian Maguire and Max Phanord played well for the Crusaders.
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The Pats fell in a tight one as they allowed a pair of penalty-kick goals.
North Middlesex also scored on a PK by Alban Baboci. Roody Clemetson had the other NM goal, assisted by Owen Marr.
Innovation (6-4) got goals from Patrick Candor, Marco Savi, Diego Goodrich, Sean O'Connor and Josh Brown.
Lily Blodgett finished with 6 aces, 9 kills and 5 blocks as Groton-Dunstable won 25-10, 26-16, 24-26, 25-20, in a Midland-Wachusett League match.
Peter White tallied 14 digs, while Lauren Kenney dished out 20 assists.
Lydia Pray, Alexis Millett and Carolyn Mullins notched 6 kills apiece.
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Ayer Shirley 0
North Middlesex won a close first set and then did the same in the third set to complete a girls volleyball sweep over Ayer Shirley.
The Patriots won 26-24, 25-11 and 25-23.
Sara Murphy had 11 kills for NM, while Dani Croft had 9 kills.
The Crusaders split the first two sets (25-19, 19-25) and then took the final two (26-24, 25-23) for a hard-fought win.
Lily Blodgett had 14 kills and 3 blocks for G-D, while Carolyn Mullins had 11 kills and 5 blocks.
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Myah Johnson scored the North Middlesex Regional goal with an assist from Allie Vazquez.
Kelly White posted the shutout in goal.
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Mike Amari of North Middlesex and Bailey Watts of Hudson shared medalist honors at 38.
North Middlesex also received strong rounds from Nic Miller (40) and Luke Boccelli (41). It was a strong outing for the Patriots against a 9-1 Hudson team.
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Senior James Willson shot a 1-under 34 at Groton Country Club to help the Groton-Dunstable golf team earn a win over North Middlesex.
Jared Leclerc added an even-par round of 35 for G-D. Jackie Stiles shot a 38.
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Valerie Crory paced Littleton's high-powered offense with 3 goals and 3 assists. Amanda Yurkoski tallied 3 goals and 1 assist for the Tigers.
Emily Bell netted 1 goal. Julia Cochran made 14 saves. Molly Magnette and Rachel Mignacca also played well.
Monty Tech 22
Nashoba Tech 36
James Kimball won the overall race for the Vikings, posting a time of 16:56 for the 3.1-mile course in Westford.
Nashoba's second finisher was Mason St. Pierre, who was sixth in 19:02, followed by Robert Paris in seventh at 19:37 and Adam Kubasti in 10th place at 21:11.