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U10-3

Dracut 2, Wilmington 2

Emily Keating scored both Dracut goals.

Tori Marrocco, Angelina Milinazzo and Allison Martin shared the goaltending duties.

Coaches comments: Emily Keating put Dracut ahead within the first few minutes of the game and then scored again to make it 2-0. Wilmington fought back to make it 2-1 going into half time.

In the second half, Dracut defended well but Wilmington managed to level the game to make the final score 2-2. Cora McGrath, Shaylagh Dehney, Macy Hudzik, and Emily Keating led the attack. Jennifer McIntosh, Tori Marrocco and Angelina Milinazzo controlled the game in midfield, while Jenna Williams, Alison Santos, Mia Ciccarelli, and Allison Martin led a solid defense.

Record: 3-1-3.

U14-2

Dracut 7, Melrose 0

Rachael Flores, Emily Sargent, Rachael Flores, Lauren Dauteuil, Nicole Santos, Kaitlyn Dube, and Vicky Shaw shared in the Dracut goalfest.

Vicky Shaw, Lauren Dauteuil and Nicole Santos all notched assists.

Joni Hill and Rachael Flores split time in goal.

Coaches comments: In the first few minutes of the game Vicky Shaw speedily carried the ball down the field and sent a pass to Rachael Flores in front of the net, who took a shot and scored the first goal of the game.

Soon after Lauren Dauteuil took a hard shot on net that was deflected by the Melrose goalkeeper and promptly finished with a quick shot from Emily Sargent. Later in the first half Nicole Santos took a great chip shot from outside the goal box that sailed over the goalie’s fingertips and was finished by Rachael Flores.

To end the first half Vicky Shaw sent a cross in front of the net and Lauren Dauteuil, perfectly positioned on the back post, put it in the back of the net.

In the second half Dracut came out hard once again with Nicole Santos taking the ball through the Melrose defense and sending a shot to the back of the net. Later in the second half Vicky Shaw passed the ball to outside midfielder Katilyn Dube, who sent a powerful shot past the Melrose goalkeeper. To finish the scoring, Vicky Shaw dribbled into the Melrose defense and placed a nice shot into the back of the net to seal the 7-0 victory for Dracut.

On the front line Joni Hill and Emma Johansen joined the forwards in providing constant pressure, passing through the defensive line to present scoring opportunities again and again.

The shutout was made possible by goalkeepers Joni Hill and Rachael Flores, plus a strong Dracut defense, including Tori Roberts, Katie Dickson, Caleigh Collamer, Melissa Heitzman, and Lillie Mcgary.

Record: 5-1-1

Dracut 2, Waltham 2

Nicole Santos and Emm Johansen scored for Dracut, while Rachael Flores earned an assist.

Joni Hill and Rachael Flores split time in goal.

Coaches comments: In the second half Nicole Santos received the ball deep in the Waltham defensive third, dribbled into the center and sent a terrific shot over the head of the Waltham keeper to make it 2-1. Dracut continued to battle and passed the ball deep into the right-hand corner of the Waltham defense, where Rachael Flores fought to maintain possession and then sent a great pass to forward Emma Johansen. Her one-touch shot found the back of the net to tie the game.

For the remainder of the game Dracut’s offense continued to pressure while the Dracut defense used every last ounce of energy to stay one step in front of Waltham. Defenders Caleigh Collamer and Lillie McGary, along with sweeper Katie Dickson and stopper Rachael Monette, remained diligent in their defensive marking and recovery, continuously backing each other up on each play.

Record: 5-1-2.