John Dupell and Nick Granger led the way on offense for Ayer Shirley High School as the Panthers knocked off Murdock, 8-6, in a Midland-Wachusett League baseball game.

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The Panthers improved to 4-2 overall.

Both Dupell and Granger had 2 hits and 2 RBI for Ayer Shirley.


Nashoba Reg. 6

Groton-Dunst. 3

The Crusaders were led by Whitney Ellis (2 hits, home run) and pitcher Jen Thornbun, who allowed 5 hits and 2 earned runs, while striking out 7.


Groton-Dunst. 11

Wachusett 5

Blake Lacombe and Max Buhler both had 3 goals to boost Groton-Dunstable. Liam McDonough scored 2 goals and Andrew Berube 1.

Groton-Dunst. 19

N. Middlesex 7

Lacombe pocketed 5 goals to go along with 2 assists in the Mid-Wach matchup.

McDonough came through with 4 goals and 1 assist. Buhler scored 3 goals with 3 assists and Nate Townsend added 1 goal and 2 assists. Goalie Nevin Tardif turned away 8 shots.

For North Middlesex Regional, Aaron Barry and Nigel Lothrop each scored a goal.