GlobeNorth: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams


Olivia Cabral , Phillips Andover: The junior scored five goals, including the game-winner in overtime, as the Big Blue downed Phillips Exeter, 12-11.

Abby Galloway-Burke , Methuen: The senior scored six goals in a 19-11 victory over Malden, capping her regular season with 104 points, including 87 goals.


Tim Hunt , Shawsheen: The senior led the Rams to a conference title with five goals and two assists in a 14-5 win over Blackstone Valley. Hunt scored five more in his next game, a 10-9 victory over Haverhill.

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Catrina Longo , Billerica: The senior attack recorded five goals and four assists while classmate Lindsay Whiteway finished with four goals and two assists as the Indians beat Billerica, 13-9.

Kristy Robertson , Haverhill: The senior capped her stellar regular season with 11 goals in back-to-back games against Shawsheen and Lowell, raising her total to 116, which paced Eastern Massachusetts. She added five more in Monday’s 14-11 state tourney loss to Lowell.

Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Monday)


1. Austin Prep (16-2)

2. Reading (16-2)

3. Wilmington (14-4)

4. Beverly (16-4)

5. St. John’s Prep (12-6)


6. Marblehead (15-3)

7. North Andover (14-6)

8. Winchester (13-5)

9. North Reading (14-6)

10. Newburyport (12-3)

Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Westford (19-1-0)

2. Marblehead (16-2-1)

3. Winchester (16-3-1)

4. Manchester-Essex (14-2-0)

5. Ipswich (11-4-1)

6. North Andover (15-5-0)

7. Hamilton-Wenham (14-4-0)

8. Masconomet (15-5-0)

9. Reading (12-5-0)

10. Peabody (12-4-0)

By The Numbers

1 loss for Westford Academy girls during the regular season, after Needham (18-2-0) handed the Grey Ghosts their first loss of the season in the finale.

1 Season the Revere High boys’ program has existed. The Patriots (9-8) qualified for the state tourney.

2 Consecutive Large School Vocational championships for Shawsheen, which clinched the title with a 14-5 win over Blackstone Valley last week.

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