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Framingham ends Andover's season

Andover’s game plan entering its Division 1 North semifinal contest against Framingham: control time of possession.

“We knew going in that we needed the ball more than they had it because their attack is so strong and they’re so skilled and so athletic,” Andover coach John McVeigh said. “They have three all-Americans on the attack. It makes it tough because they do a great job of sharing the ball with each other.”

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Girls Lacrosse, 06/09/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Second half surge leads Golden Warriors

Carl Russo/Staff photo. Andover defeated North Andover 12-6 in girls lacrosse tournament action at Andover High School thursday night. Lacrosse player, Ally Fazio gets a celebration lift from her friend, Natalie Gomez-Martinez after the game. Fazio and Martinez were teammates on the AHS 2010 state championship basketball team. 6/3/2010. 11 Photos

ANDOVER — After a frustrating first half, Andover High knew something had to change.

“We didn’t have a groove in the first half,” said Jen Caro. “But after the half, we finally got into the flow of things, and once the goals start coming it’s tough to break that chain.”

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Girls Lacrosse, 06/03/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover hangs on to avoid upset

ANDOVER — Even after the postgame handshake, Andover’s Anna Vecchi was still working to catch her breath.

“My heart’s still pounding like crazy,” she said with a huge smile. “Every minute we were up, then they were up. It was so nerve-wracking. But I’m just happy we pulled off the win.”

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Girls Lacrosse, 06/01/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sixth in a row

Andover won its sixth straight MVC large title with a 18-7 victory over Billerica. If Andover lost, it would have tied for first place. The Farnham sisters — Anne and Kate — combined for seven goals as Anne had four. Jen Caro also added four goals. 

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Girls Lacrosse, 05/21/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Tough competition

Andover girls lacrosse fell to Longmeadow, 15-7. The Lancers have made the state final the last eight years in a row. Alex Alois and Jaclyn Torries scored two goals apiece for the Golden Warriors.

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Girls Lacrosse, 05/06/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Heartbreaking loss


In a battle of once-beaten girls lacrosse powers, Acton-Boxboro held off Andover 7-6. Trailing 7-5, the Warriors (10-2) scored with three minutes left and then had two goals called back and had a shot hit the cross bar. Kate Farnham had a goal and two assists for Andover.

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Girls Lacrosse, 05/01/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover stays on top

Andover easily prevailed in a midseason battle of MVC unbeatens, humbling Billerica, 13-3. Defense was the key for the Warriors as Jaymi Cohen, Alex Alois and Kylie Nagy enhanced an outstanding performance from goalie Nora Huntley (eight saves).

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Girls Lacrosse, 04/30/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Fantastic fourteen

Fourteen different Andover players scored as the Golden Warriors girls lax team beat Haverhill 15-5. Kylie Nagy, Lauren Lamagna and Laura Lilley all scored their first goals of the season. 

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Girls Lacrosse, 04/27/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover gets some payback

After being knocked out of the State Tournament by Reading last season, Andover got some revenge on Monday by squeaking past them 11-10. The Golden Warriors were down 8-5 at one point in the second half, but came back to win with Kate Farnham scoring the go-ahead goal. 

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Girls Lacrosse, 04/26/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Beucler stops nine shots to deny Pinkerton

ANDOVER — Andover sophomore Jill Beucler never played goalie until last year.

And the only reason she tried it was because a sprained ankle and strained Achilles' tendon limited her mobility.

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Girls Lacrosse, 04/23/10 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars
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