Exeter Blue Hawks Girls Soccer '07

Midnight strikes for Cinderella Astros

Pinkerton senior Meghan Hickey holds her head as she walks off the field Monday evening after Pinkerton lost to Exeter in the state finals at Stellos Stadium in Nashua.4 Photos

Eighth-seeded Pinkerton excelled on the counterattack for most of its Class L state championship game against defending champions Exeter. Unfortunately, there was no chance to answer the game-winner.

Rachel Gratton struck in the fifth minute of overtime for third-seeded Exeter, lifting the Blue Hawks to their second straight state title, 2-1.

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Girls Soccer, 11/06/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Londonderry falls to champs

The Londonderry Lancers played the Exeter Girls Soccer in the State semifinals at Stellos Stadium in Nashua. 3 Photos

Third-seeded Londonderry fell to No. 4 Exeter, the defending state champions, 1-0 in a hard-fought game that was won with just 12 minutes to go in regulation.

"It's really hard," said coach Jim Tremblay. "We have a team that certainly, as a seasonal goal, had the championship in mind. We lost to Exeter 1-0 in the regular season, and we hoped for a different outcome this time, and changed up our strategy slightly.

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Girls Soccer, 10/31/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars