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King Philip steps up in field hockey

King Philip celebrates its second-half goal to take a 2-1 lead against Franklin.
King Philip celebrates its second-half goal to take a 2-1 lead against Franklin.

Saturday’s high school scoreboard

After 83 minutes of relentless back-and-forth play — 60 minutes of regulation plus 23 minutes of overtime — King Philip senior captain Liz Furfari slid a right-to-left cross through the circle to the weakside of the Franklin defense. From there, junior midfielder Dana Truini buried the one-timer for a sudden-death 3-2 victory in Wrentham on Saturday in the Division 1 South field hockey tournament.

King Philip head coach Liz Hathaway called a timeout not a minute prior. The set play she called allowed the second-seeded Warriors (16-2-1) to advance to the second round to take on Needham (15-4-0).

“I used that timeout at the end, they were seeing it, they know the angles of it, we just needed to calm down and go execute it,” Hathaway said.


The Panthers (10-8-2) were ferocious in their assault of KP for the duration of the contest, and were able to send the game to the first 15-minute OT period when junior midfielder Regan Paterson scored with 10 seconds remaining in regulation.

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“I thought we dominated the middle of the field but we couldn’t put it in,” Franklin coach Lisa Cropper said. “[King Philip goalie] Abby [Campbell] was amazing.”

King Philip’s offense definitely wasn’t at full strength without junior captain Alli Meehan, the team’s leading scorer who was ruled out due to concussion protocol.

Franklin was without junior captain Annie Walsh in overtime. She was thwarted by a Campbell slide save on a breakaway, but the move upended the surprised Walsh.

“To lose her at the end really hurt us, we didn’t have that extra speed to get it out [of our own end],” Cropper said.


King Philip struck first early, with a goal by junior Nicole Connor, but the Panthers peppered Campbell with shots all day, and countered with a goal by junior Cassi Ronan just before the end of the first half.

The Warriors took the lead again midway through the second half thanks to a goal by senior captain Christina Hathaway, the coach’s daughter.

The game was a true defensive grinder, and Furfari, Hathaway, juniors Emma Izydorczak and Kate Lindmark were instrumental in that regard for King Philip.

They narrowly surpassed their Franklin counterparts: Walsh, Ronan, sophomore Maeve Ledwith and freshman Amanda Lewandowski.

“We ended up holding strong, we came back, I said we had to forget about [the second goal] and move on,” Hathaway said. “And we did.”

Division 1 North


Central Catholic 6, Belmont 1 — Julia Worden scored a hat trick to lift the visiting Vikings (17-2-1).

Andover 6, Masconomet 1 — Senior forward Katherine Furry tallied three goals and an assist, and senior captain Emma Farnham led the defensive effort as the Golden Warriors (18-0-1) rolled.

Division 1 South

Needham 1, Wellesley 0 — Junior Eileen Manning scored the winner for the Rockets (15-4-0) off a feed from senior captain Stella Pace.

Division 2 Central

Hopedale 1, Blackstone Valley 0 — Gianna DeRienzo scored off a pass from Cassidy Adams in overtime as the fourth-seeded Blue Raiders (15-2-3) topped the No. 5 seed Beavers (12-3-4) in a Central Mass. Division 2 quarterfinal. Hopedale will face top-seeded Oakmont at 7 p.m. Monday in a semifinal at Lunenburg High.

Girls’ soccer

Division 2 North

Winchester 3, Wilmington 1 — Junior Shelley Blumsack scored two first-half goals and classmate Ila Iverson added a third after the break for the Sachems (16-1-2).

Division 1 South

Newton South 4, Wellesley 1 — Junior Audrey Lavey netted two goals and sophomore Lucy Jenks had a goal and two assists for the second-seeded Lions (18-1).

North Attleborough 3, Bishop Feehan 2 — Ashlyn Gaulin scored in penalty kicks before Emma Noreck came up huge in net to advance the host Rocketeers (14-2-3).

Division 2 South

Milton 2, Duxbury 1 — Chae Diani, Claire Walko, and Maddie Pellegri converted their penalty kicks as the 18th-seeded Wildcats (8-10-1) outlasted the 15th-seeded Dragons (10-7-2) in a preliminary round thriller.

Peaty Hoogendijk scored for the Dragons on a breakaway midway through the first half. Diani, a senior captain, buried a free kick in the top-left corner midway through the second to even the score. Despite several chances, neither side converted in overtime, and it came down to penalty kics.

The Dragons lost in the exact same way as they did last year - against a lower seed, at home, in a penalty shootout.

Division 3 South

Archbishop Williams 9, Case 0 — Senior Chigozie Sumani tallied her 100th career point as the Bishops (16-1-2) advanced.

Ursuline 2, Fontbonne 0 — Senior forward Brigid McDermott scored a goal and assisted on the other for the Bears (14-3-2).

Division 4 South

Cohasset 2, Falmouth Academy 1 — Maeve Humphrey and Mackenzie Osbourne scored to propel the 14th-seeded Skippers (9-9-1) past No. 3 Falmouth Academy (12-4).

Hull 4, Westport 0 — Sophomore Lauren Anastos (three goals, one assist) led the Pirates (13-5) past the Wildcats.

West Bridgewater 1, Sacred Heart 0 — Liz Williams scored the lone goal to lift the visiting Wildcats (10-8-1)

Prep schools

Berwick 5, Bradford Christian 0 — Caroline Starr scored twice in a two-minute span to help extend the halftime lead to 3-0 in favor of the host Bulldogs (14-3-1).

Marianapolis 7, Portsmouth Abbey 1 — Freshman Sydney Masciarelli registered a hat trick for the host Knights.

Worcester Academy 1, Phillips Exeter 0 — Senior Nilou Asdgiha’s goal in the 54th minute stood for Hilltoppers (8-5-1). Kelley Reynolds had the assist, and Sophia Gardner made two saves for second shutout in three games.

Boys’ soccer

Division 1 South

Braintree 1, Mansfield 0 — The 12th-seeded Wamps (9-7-3) advanced on a goal by senior Marco Carnes, with classmate Griffin Morelli recording the shutout.

Division 3 South

Old Rochester 2, Case 1 — Senior Ethan Moniz tied the game with 6 minutes left in regulation, and then with 4 minutes to play in the second overtime junior Logan King scored the game-winner for the Bulldogs (10-3-5).

Division 4 South

Carver 7, Old Colony 0 — Freshman Mike Sawicki netted a hat trick and junior keeper Ben Vitale recorded the shutout for the Crusaders (11-5) in the first-round win.

West Bridgewater 6, Upper Cape 1 — Jason Victor registered a hat trick as the host Wildcats (12-5-2) cruised in the first round.

Division 1 Central

Algonquin 7, Burncoat 0 — Sean Cullen notched a hat trick and Danny Furey tallied two goals, as the fifth-seeded Tomahawks (10-6-3) blanked the No. 12 seed Patriots (9-8-2) in Central Mass. Division 1 first round match. Brandon McCarthy made three saves for the clean sheet. Algonquin will face Doherty on Monday at 3 p.m. in a quarterfinal.

Division 3 Central

Millbury 4, Oakmont 1 — Will Savage had two goals and an assist, and Zach Smith and Josh Saunders both scored to lift the No. 5 seed Woolies (11-5-3) to a Central Mass. Division 3 first-round victory. Jonathan Bernard scored off a pass by Tyler Eddy in the first half for the 12th-seeded Spartans (8-9-2). Millbury visits Bartlett at 2 p.m. Monday for a quarterfinal.

Auburn 1, Tahanto 0 — Nick Gonyea, Jake Stokes, Jaden Latino, Parker Plona and Colin Winkelmann all scored in the shootout to help the No. 11 Rockets (10-6-3) defeat the No. 6 Stags (11-4-4) in a Central Mass. Division 3 first round game. Coleman Picard stopped two shots in the shootout. Auburn will face Nipmuc Monday at 2:30 p.m.

Prep schools

Marianapolis 3, Portsmouth Abbey 2 — Sean Allen grabbed a pair of goals for the visiting Knights.

Worcester Academy 2, Brunswick 1 — James Proctor netted his 200th career win as coach for the Highlanders (14-1-3).

Girls’ volleyball

Division 1 North

Central Catholic 3, Woburn 0 — Sarah Janco and Katie Kirsch both registered 8 kills to lift the visiting Vikings (12-7)

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