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EMass girls’ lacrosse: Wellesley’s Maja Desmond headlines Players of the Week

Morgan Dardia, Barnstable — A 23-save performance in a 13-5 win over Sandwich was a statement performance for the senior goaltender. Her only higher save total this season was a 31-save performance the last time Barnstable and Sandwich met in May.

Maja Desmond, Wellesley — After Needham went up 4-3 at halftime on Tuesday, the senior recorded four second-half goals to complete a comeback for the undefeated Raiders (9-0) and take home an 11-7 win. She also added six draw controls. Earlier in the week, the Dartmouth commit tallied two goals and three assists in a 14-2 win over Framingham.

Maddie Erskine, Marblehead — The Vermont-bound senior recorded an all-around effort in a 13-2 win over Winthrop on Monday with 6 goals, 2 assists, 3 ground balls, and 5 draw controls. She added two goals and two assists in a 16-1 win over Saugus on Thursday.


Bella Fisher, Duxbury — The Dragons (8-3) went on a 9-0 run to take down Scituate, 18-7, in the second round of the Patriot Cup on Tuesday, and Fisher, a junior, accounted for four of those goals. She also recorded three goals and one assist in a 7-6 win over Norwell on Thursday.

Alyssa Ryan, Quincy — The senior helped the Presidents (10-2) to a one-goal win over Whitman-Hanson in the first round of the Patriot Cup on Tuesday with four goals and one assist. She also added five goals and two assists in a crosstown rivalry game against North Quincy on Friday.