FALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011
Div. 1 Girls' State Soccer Final
The Peabody girls’ soccer team has built a reputation for having one of the state’s best offenses, but it was its defense that came up big when it mattered the most yesterday, as the Tanners claimed the Division 1 state title with a 1-0 win over East Longmeadow at Worcester State’s Coughlin Field.
Div. 1 Boys' State Soccer Final
The Ludlow boys’ soccer team added another notch to its dynasty, beating Masconomet, 2-1, for the Lions’ second straight title.
Div. 2 girls' state soccer final
Alysha Brunelle’s strike was all Auburn would need, as the Rockets capped off an undefeated season and claimed the Division 2 girls’ soccer state title, 1-0, over Canton yesterday at Worcester State.
Div. 2 boys' state soccer final
Groton-Dunstable turned the lights off on the high school soccer season with a 2-0 victory over Concord-Carlisle last night in the Division 2 state title game at Worcester State.
Div. 3 Girls' State Soccer Final
After losing in the EMass title game last year, the Dover-Sherborn girls’ soccer team had one goal this season, and that was to finish the job with a state championship. Last night the Raiders completed the mission with a 2-1 victory over Hopedale in the Division 3 final at Foley Stadium.
Div. 3 Boys' State Soccer Final
WORCESTER - Throughout the MIAA tournament, it was Sutton’s way or the highway.
State Volleyball Championships
At the end, Barnstable coach Tom Turco and setter Kayla Crook smiled brightly and held up 14 fingers - for 14 championships.
Boys' state cross-country championships
When the results went up, Bob L’Homme released a shout, directed toward no one in particular.
Girls' State Cross-Country Championships
Last week, Whitman-Hanson girls’ cross-country coach Keith Erwin credited his team’s run to the Division 3 title to his runners enjoying “the race of their lives.’’
Div. 1 State Field Hockey Final
The Andover field hockey team has done it again.
Division 2 State Field Hockey Final
With its third state field hockey title win in as many years, the Watertown trophy case is getting packed.
State Swimming Championships
Championships are like children, and no coach ever likes to pick a favorite, but the 12th state title for the Andover girls’ swimming team ranks near the top for coach Marilyn Fitzgerald.
MIAA Division 1 golf
Nick Pandelena of St. John’s Prep won a three-man playoff to take the Division 1 individual competition, and St. John’s (Shrewsbury) won its fourth state title.
Division 2 Golf
With all eyes on Charlie May, the Masconomet junior calmly rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to clinch the Division 2 state individual championship yesterday at Juniper Hill Golf Course.
Division 3 Golf
Glen Ellen Country Club professional Andy Ingham had 18 important decisions to make before the Division 3 championships would be held at his course yesterday - Ingham was in charge of the pin placements.