The Crusaders were edged at home despite a 3-goal, 1-assist performance from Sara Walsh.
Nicki Wilkinson and Liv Rubeski collected 2 goals. Maria Antonellis made 13 saves. Caitlynn Berube did a great job for Groton-Dunstable on draws.
Zach Cotoni and Quintin Forbes each had 1 goal and 1 assist for Groton-Dunstable (5-5), and Ryan Dodge also scored 1 goal.
Ayer Shirley 11
Alex Walker ripped a double and triple as part of a 3-for-3 afternoon to lead the Panthers at home.
Kyle Jumper tossed a 4-hitter and struck out 11. Seth Newell scored 3 runs for Ayer Shirley (2-5)