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Girls’ lacrosse players of the week

Players of the week

Ellie Swenson, Ipswich – The sophomore midfielder scored eight goals in the Tigerss 14-12 upset of Masconoment in a Cape Ann League crossover game.

Tina Balzotti, Duxbury – The senior scored four goals and dished three assists to lead the Green Dragons over Patriot League rival Hingham, 14-10.

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Anna Moulton, Bishop Fenwick – The senior scored seven goals in an 18-7 win over Catholic Central foe Arlington Catholic. She now has 38 goals on the season.

Bailey Mongillo, Westford – In two games, the senior tallied 10 goals and four assists to help the Grey Ghosts extend their undefeated streak to 15-0.

Katie Notarangelo, Foxboro – The junior midfielder scored three goals, including her 100th career strike, in a 13-3 victory against King Philip.

Games to watch

No. 4 Needham at No. 1 Westwood, Monday at 3:45: This is the first matchup between these two perennial powerhouses this season. In last year’s Division 1 South final, the Wolverines (15-0) defeated the Rockets (11-1) by a 12-9 final.

No. 8 Franklin at No. 9 Acton-Boxboro, Monday at 4: Count on a competitive game between the Panthers (9-2) and the Colonials (8-2-1), who boast strong defenses and average over 10 goals per game.

No. 5 Hopkinton at No. 7 Duxbury, Monday at 5: The Division 2 South rivals face off for the first time this season. This should be a good test for both teams and will provide a hint of what to expect come playoff time.

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