North Middlesex Regional High blasted Gardner, 5-0, in Midland-Wachusett League boys soccer action this week as local high school sports got started under hot and humid conditions.
Alban Baboci scored a pair of goals to pace the Patriots' attack. Roddy Clemetson and Jake Talmer both scored a goal.
Wesley Call recorded 2 assists and Owen Marr 1. Goalkeeper Collin Anselmi earned the shutout.
Groton-Dunstable keeper Alex Newman finished with 8 saves.
The Crusaders received strong efforts from Ian Maguire, Matt Fordham, Simon Chandler, Jeremy Keast and Max Phanord.
Notre Dame 3
Elena Murguia checked in with 15 service points, including 7 aces, 12 assists and 4 kills as the Academy of Notre Dame blanked Chelsea in a Commonwealth Athletic Conference match.
Christina Tsillas notched 4 kills as the Lancers swept to victory, 26-24, 25-20, 25-23.
Emily Aho had 5 blocks, while Jackie Denisco added 10 digs.
Angela Tarantino finished with 13 service points, including 4 aces, for Notre Dame (1-0).
Ethan Dolan was low man for Littleton (1-0-1) as he posted a 2-over par score of 37 at Settler's Crossing in Lunenburg.
Emily Nash of Lunenburg was the match's medalist with a 36.
Ayer Shirley 39
Brandon Vachon was the medalist at 44 while leading the way for Ayer Shirley at this Mid-Wach match held at Shaker Hills CC.
Ian Keene checked in at 46 for the Panthers (1-0).
Rachel Klock scored 2 goals while powering Littleton's offense.
Bri Levasseur and Steysha Smith each tallied a goal and assist for the Tigers.
Carrington McLeod posted the shutout in goal for Littleton.