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West: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ soccer teams

High 5

Eleana Cardarelli and Leah Cardarelli , Acton-Boxborough Regional: Eleana, a junior, pumped in eight goals and six assists, while Leah, a sophomore, posted six goals and three assists in the Colonials’ run to the Division 1 field hockey title.

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Alyssa Carlson and Lauren Sutherland , Watertown: The senior captains were electric on their team’s run to its fourth straight Division 2 field hockey title, with Sutherland delivering two goals and assist from the midfield and defender Carlson notching two goals and three assists. They will graduate without losing a game in four years.

Connor Maguire , Groton-Dunstable Regional: The junior goalie played “literally perfect,” according to coach Sean Wisbey, allowing just two goals in six games as the Crusaders won their second Division 2 boys’ soccer title in as many years.

Kristi Kirshe , Franklin: The ­senior was not only a dynamic goal scorer, she played ­every position during the Panthers’ run to the program’s first Division 1state title in girls’ soccer.

Mac Steeves , Needham: The senior high school All-American scored five goals in the Rockets’ run to the Division 1 boys’ soccer state title, while his long throw-in produced a few more.

Mastrodonato’s Top 1o
boys’ soccer teams

(Final records)

1. Needham (21-1-3)

2. Groton-Dunstable (18-2-4)

3. Medway (19-4-1)

4. Concord-Carlisle (14-3-2)

5. Watertown (15-3-6)

6. Dover-Sherborn (17-6-1)

7. Acton-Boxborough (13-2-3)

8. Medfield (12-6-4)

9. Weston (12-5-3)

10. Wellesley (12-4-2)

Mastrodonato’s Top 10
girls’ soccer teams

(Final records)

1. Franklin (22-0-1)

2. Medfield (22-0-3)

3. Nashoba Regional (18-1-4)

4. Lincoln-Sudbury (17-2)

5. Needham (15-2-3)

6. Weston (12-7-4)

7. Dover-Sherborn (15-4-3)

8. Newton North (12-3-5)

9. Belmont (14-4-3)

10. Concord-Carlisle (15-4)

Jason Mastrodonato can be reached at
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