Graham Koval's goal in the 24th minute broke a 2-2 tie and lifted host Worcester Academy to a 3-2 victory over Phillips Andover in a NEPSAC Class A semifinal. The second-seeded Hilltoppers (17-2-2) advance to their first Class A final against top-seeded Berkshire at 1 p.m. today at Loomis Chaffee. Sam Klippel scored two goals for Worcester Academy, his first tying the game 1-1 in the 10th minute and his second pulling the Hilltoppers even, 2-2, in the 17th minute. Phillips Andover scored just 30 seconds into the game, then went ahead 2-1 in the 11th minute. Cam Clouse recorded the assist on Koval's winner.
Worcester Academy 3, Phillips Andover 2
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Worcester
Updated: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, 8:38 p.m.