Beth Peterson had three goals and one assist, and Emily Ciantro added three assists as the eighth-seeded Warriors (12-7-1) held on in a Division 1 Central first-round game in Upton. Nipmuc (12-7-1) takes on top-seeded Algonquin (15-3) in a quarterfinal at 3 p.m. Saturday. Brittany Joseph (2 goals, 2 assists) scored with 15 seconds left to close ninth-seeded Nashoba (10-9) to within 10-9, then won the faceoff and tried to set up a tying bid, but Nipmuc goalie Meagan Roche (10 saves) intercepted the pass.
Nipmuc 10, Nashoba 9
Tuesday, May. 28, 2013, at Upton
Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 6:38 p.m.