Week 7 high school football updates

10/14/2017 Braintree MA - Braintree High School Footbal player #45 Domenic Pistorino (cq) causes Needham High School QB Charlie Ogletree #10 to fumble ball on play. Braintree vs Needham High School Football. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

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It’s the final week for teams to make their case to be in the playoffs. Who will play their way in?

Lynn, MA: October 11, 2017: Avi Fanini (right) of the Lynn Tech football team is pictured chatting with a male teammate before the start of a team practice session. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

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Avi Fanini is the only girl on Lynn Tech’s varsity, but she’s not easily intimidated

The 5-foot-5-inch, 180-pound senior has channeled her aggression on the gridiron and found refuge in football.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/WarehamJJ-1-001.jpg Girls gaining acceptance on Eastern Massachusetts high school football gridirons

The are about 50 girls statewide who have nade varsity football rosters.

WEEK 7 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW

Unbeaten Hamilton-Wenham, Lynnfield duel for Cape Ann League title

The Generals (6-0, 2-0) face tall task against the Pioneers (6-0, 3-0) in huge Cape Ann Baker tilt.

CRAIG LARSON | WEEK 7 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PICKS

Craig Larson’s Week 7 high school football selections

The Globe’s high school sports editor tries his hand at picking the best football matchups for the final week of the regular season.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

Lexington’s Gabby Goddard focused on strong finish

The 6-foot-2-inch Kentucky commit set to play at Division 1 level after completing her high school season.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Concord-Carlisle boys’ soccer back in state tournament

Logan Dick’s first goal of season with 12 seconds left in stoppage time earned Patriots (7-1-4) their 33d straight postseason bid.

Lexington MA 9/22/17 Lexington High Sal Frelick throws a pass against Reading High during second quarter action at Lexington High. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

WEEK 6 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Sal Frelick (6 TDs) keeps Lexington rolling

Senior QB ran for scores of 65, 30, 80, and 82 yards, and threw TD passes of 80 and 15 yards in a 56-14 rout of Belmont.

Jim Venable

WEEK 6 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Billerica, Hamilton-Wenham rally to resurrect conference title hopes

Indians remain in title contention for Merrimack Valley Conference; the Generals a threat in Cape Ann League.

Boston, MA: 10-16-17: Deina Lopes of Boston International is pictured during the match. Charlestown visited Boston International in a high school girl's soccer match held at Franklin Field. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER NOTES

Deina Lopes a scoring dynamo for Boston International girls’ soccer

The 5-foot-4-inch junior co-captain has scored 37 goals — three shy of her season goal — in the Lions’ 12-0 start.

Reading, MA - 10/18/2017 - Winchester at Reading field hockey. Winchester #2 Maddison Micciche looking to intercept the ball. (John Cetrino for The Boston Globe) SPORTS Reporter Ryan Hathaway

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HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY NOTES

At 13-0-1, Winchester is sticking with consistency

The Sachem field hockey team owns a historic win over Watertown and a number of other impressive victories.

Cohasset 10/18/2017: Norwell goalie Cal Stoddard leaps into the air to stop the Cohasset shot in the first half. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (south)

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Cohasset-Norwell boys’ soccer ends in scoreless draw

Stalemate against South Shore League rival was only blemish of Skippers’ undefeated season (15-0-1).

Braintree, MA - 10/16/2017 -St Mary's #0 Rich Mateo makes a save first half. #3 Ryan Ramsay (behind Mateo)#27 Jose Del Valle St. Mary's of Lynn at Archbishop Williams boys' soccer. (John Cetrino for The Boston Globe) Reporter Logan Mullen (SPORTS)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER NOTEBOOK

Mateo has been magical in goal for St. Mary’s

The senior keeper from Lynn has been a savior for the 13-0 Spartans, registering nine shutouts.

Andover, MA: 10-16-17: Andover's Alexis Mancha (left) and Sarah Shattuck (right) celebrate a point. Barnstable visited Andover in a girl's high school volleyball match. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

No. 1 Barnstable volleyball rolls against No. 5 Andover

Red Raiders (15-0) won in impressive 3-0 fashion at Andover, taking their 45th of 46 sets, including last 36 straight.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Watertown field hockey drops Wellesley

Watertown won its 11th straight game, scoring all five of its goals in the final 30 minutes