Stars of the week
Lauren Steele, Westford Academy — The leading scorer (15 goals, 5 assists) for the Grey Ghosts (10-4-1) netted the winning goal against former-No. 1-ranked Lincoln-Sudbury on Tuesday. The Loss was the first of the season for the Warriors (15-1), who were outshot, 12-8, in the game.
Hayley Dowd, Peabody — The Tanners’ striker passed the 200-point mark for her career on Monday with two goals and two assists. Peabody also clinched its fourth straight Northeastern League Large title with a 5-0 win in Salem on Wednesday.
Jennie Mucciarone, St. Mary’s — Mucciarone, who leads the Catholic Central in scoring with 14 goals and nine assists, recorded a hat trick for the Spartans (11-4-2) in a win over Austin Prep on Wednesday.
Kristi Kirshe, Franklin — The new No. 1 Panther’s (16-0-0) went 3-0 last week with wins over North Attleboro, King Philip, and Mansfield thanks to four goals and an assist from their striker. Kirshe has 32 goals and nine assists on the season.
Lauren Berman, Canton — Four goals for the fourth-ranked Bulldogs (14-1-1) in a win over Stoughton on Friday gave the senior striker an eye-popping 2.5 goals per game (40 goals in 16 games).