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Westford Academy shuts out Andover in Div. 1 North field hockey semifinals

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Westford Academy defeated Andover, 3-0, Saturday to advance to the Division 1 North field hockey semifinals Saturday. The Grey Ghosts were led by goals from junior Annie Kilday and senior Jenna Klinka.

Kilday scored the first two goals, improving her season record to eight goals and seven assists. Klinka had the third goal, scoring her 23d of the season. Senior Allison Avery earned the shutout with five saves.

The Grey Ghosts (18-1-1) were second in the regular season in the Dual Country League behind Acton-Boxboro and were the only team to dent Acton-Boxboro’s record with a tie. They had not faced Andover (14-2-4) in the regular season but had been knocked out by the Golden Warriors in first round tournament play in 2010 and 2011.

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