Who were the best of the best on Friday October 22 and Saturday October 23, 2021?
Let’s take a look at our fantastic five:
1. Margie Grabmeier, Hopkinton
Grabmeier claimed her 300th victory as the Hillers’ women’s volleyball coach in a 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-14) win over Ashland (9-9, 7-7 TVL) on Friday . Senior passer Cathryn Leighton had 30 assists, two digs and five aces as the Hillers (18-0, 14-0 TVL) went undefeated to clinch the Tri-Valley League title with victory.
2. Andrew Meleski, Ashland
The senior running back rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries as the Clockers football team (7-0, 3-0 TVL Large) won a third straight Tri-Valley League title with a 29-20 win over Norwood on Friday night.
3. Ava VanBuskirk, Marlborough
VanBuskirk scored three goals and an assist in a Panthers’ 4-1 (6-9-1) win over Shepherd Hill on Friday in a CMADA Division 1 consolation game. Courtney Sweeney scored a goal and an assist for Marlborough.
4. Isabelle Dias and Noelle Kennedy, Tri-County
Senior Dias scored all three goals for the Tri-County women’s soccer team (10-4, 7-3 Mayflower) in a 3-2 win over Blue Hills on Friday, October 22. Kennedy, a junior, is normally a forward, but with both goalies out, entered the goal for the first time and made 16 saves for his first college victory.
5. Anya Holden, Holliston
The freshman footballer scored two goals and had an assist as Holliston shut out Hopkinton, 3-0, on Friday, October 22. Junior goalie Katie Williams signed the shutout for the Panthers (5-5-5).
ALGONQUIN 5, Marlborough 1: Charlie Hynes scored two goals, Adarsh Tacala, David Downey and Andrew Sedzia all scored to lift host No.2 Tomahawks (9-2-5) on Saturday, October 23. Gabe Chaves scored for the No. 10 Panthers (4-8-3). Algonquin will face Westborough in the semi-finals on Tuesday.
AMSA 0, WORCESTER NORTH 0 (North wins on PK): Junior Ryan Young performed well for AMSA (6-6-4) in a touchdown loss to Worcester North on penalties on Friday, October 22.
BLACKSTONE VALLEY TECH 1, Keefe Tech 0: Matt Mooney scored in the 75th minute with an assist from Matt Drons and Alec Kaminski-Miller made four saves as second-seeded host the Beavers (10-3-2) edged the Broncos n ° 7 (7-4) in a CMADA The Division 2 Quarter-Final at the NEFC Field Complex in Mendon on Friday, October 22. Keefe Tech’s Julio Hernandez made seven saves. Valley Tech will host the winner of North-AMSA on Tuesday. Julio Hernandez stopped seven shots for Keefe Tech.
FRANKLIN 3, Mansfield 0: Jack Moran, Ben Costa and Sean O’Leary each scored as Franklin (9-4-3, 7-4-3 Hockomock) blanked League foe Hockomock Mansfield on Friday, October 22. O’Leary, Max Tobin and Will Kryzak all got assists and the Panthers played strong team defense to secure the victory.
HOPKINTON 2, Holliston 0: Senior forward and co-captain Owen Schnur scored one goal and junior forward Sean Golembiewski scored the other as Hopkinton (12-3-1, 11-2-1 TVL) blanked TVL’s foe Holliston on Friday October 22.
MILFORD 3, Medway 0: Seeber Pierre-Louis stood out on defense for Medway (9-7) in a shutout loss to Milford on Friday, October 22.
NIPMUC 1, bay 0 road: Nipmuc defeated Bay Path in a Division 2 quarterfinal match of the CMADA tournament on Friday, October 22.
WESTBOROUGH 2, North Middlesex 1: Bryan Silva led into a Lucas Faria corner as the third-seeded Rangers (9-6-1) beat the No.6 Patriots (9-5-1) on Saturday, October 23. Faria tied the game in the 46th minute on a Richard Nunes feed. Evan Gaibor scored nine minutes into the game for North Middlesex. Westborough faces Algonquin in a CMass semi-final on Tuesday.
ALGONQUIN 3, Tantasqua 1: Junior Sadie Candela netted a goal and an assist, while seniors Caroline Kelly and Caroline Alcock added goals to propel host Algonquin (9-4-2) past the Warriors (10-5-1) in the quarterfinals of D1 CMADA on Saturday 23 October. Algonquin will host Shrewsbury at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the semi-finals.
BLACKSTONE VALLEY TECH 3, Quabbin 0: Sofie Jackson, Emma Ballard and Faith Sawyer all scored as BVT (13-0-2) shut out Quabbin. Ella Gumienney and Katelyn Steele combined in goal for the shutout.
HOLLISTON 3, Mansfield 1: Lily Sawyers scored two goals and Jordyn Kuharich scored another as the Panthers (12-1-2) beat Mansfield, an out-of-league foe this weekend. Steph Farrell had two assists for Holliston.
HOPEDALE 1, Leicester 0: Sophia Garzoli scored and Nora Hodgens collected the assist as the Blue Raiders’ No.4 host (9-5-2) edged out the No.5 Wolverines (10-4-2) on Friday, October 22. Lizzie Brytowski got the shutout. Hopedale faces Sutton Monday at 3:30 p.m.
OAKMONT 3, Blackstone Valley Tech 0: BVT fell in a CMADA Division 2 quarterfinal match on Friday.
SHREWSBURY 6, Algonquin 2: The Tomahawks fell on Saturday in a Division 1 quarterfinal game of the CMADA tournament.
WACHUSETT 6, Marlborough 3: Kathryn Guertin and Lindsey McGurl both scored two goals, while Kate Louder and Lily Johnson both added a goal to boost the No.2 Mountaineers (11-0-4) on Friday, October 22. Maggie Carroll, Kyra Duane and Marissa Coye all scored. for the Panthers n ° 10 (2-12-1).
ALGONQUIN 3, Grafton 0: Melissa Dai had nine kills and 10 digs and Karoline Crippen registered eight kills and six digs as the Tomahawks’ No.2 host (13-4) swept the No.7 Gators (12-4) on Friday. October 22. -9, 25-6, 25-16.
AMSA 3, Monty Tech 0: Piper Kinney (9 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs), Ruby Todd (25 assists, 2 aces, 12 serves), McKenna Olson (5 kills, 12 serves) and Bella Rand (15 digs) have pushed host second seed The Eagles (14-3) defeated the No.7 Bulldogs (16-4) in a Division 2 quarterfinal of the CMADA tournament on Friday, October 22. AMSA will host North Middlesex on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.
HOPEDALE 3, Millbury 0: Kelly Knowlton (8 kills, 2 aces), Gina Wilke (8 kills, 3 aces), Kelsey Evans (5 kills, 3 aces) and Fran Fitch (20 assists, 2 aces) guided the No. 1 (15-1) in front of the Woolies n ° 9 (10-8) on Friday, October 22. Established scores of 25-10, 25-12, 27-25.
NORTH MIDDLESEX 3, NIPMUC 1: Madi LaCreta (14 kills, 4 blocks), Alex Caliri (6 aces, 15 digs) and Bella Perritano (6 kills, 4 digs) propelled the third-seeded Patriots (16-1) ahead of the No. 6 (11-7) in a quarterfinal of Division 2 of the CMADA tournament on Friday, October 22. The established scores were 25-18, 25-21, 21-25 and 25-21.
TRI-COUNTY 3, Blue Hills 0: Senior Abby Sousa had nine serving aces and 10 assists to lead the Cougars (18-2, 8-0 Mayflower) in a sweep against league foe Blue Hills, 25-12, 25-16, 25 -11, Friday October 10. 22. Mullaney Harris added seven aces and Hayley Sullivan had six kills and eight digs for Tri-County.