Middies, Gryphons Roundup: Greater Lowell Wins Soccer Thriller, Dracut Falls To Central Catholic
Sep 22, 2016 07:25PM ● Published by Bill Gilman
Dracut cross country runners start their race against Central Catholic. Photo courtesy of DHS Athletics
Greater Lowell 1, Shawsheen Tech 0
Greater Lowell (3-1) got a highlight-reel goal from Jimmy Raposo to post a hard-fought win over Shawsheen Tech. the goal came on a free kick from 35 yards away.
The Rams have been snakebit offensively of late, dropping three consecutive 1-0 decisions.
Sebastian Aethortua, Ian Kirumira, Elerson Roesler and Jared Marchand had strong games for Greater Lowell. Shawsheen Tech peppered Gryphons' keeper Ajani Phillip with 12 shots but couldn't net the equalizer.
Shawsheen 6, Greater Lowell 0
Shawsheen Tech improved to 3-2-1 on the season with a shutout win over Greater Lowell i CAC action.
Jessica Sheppard fueled the Rams' offense with a hat trick.
Angie Bankowski, Nicole Bennett and Shannon Fitzgerald also scored for Shawsheen Tech.
Alicia O'Keefe, Emily Medina, Hallie Bosia had strong games in a losing effort for the Gryphons. Keeper Jailene Medina had 10 saves.
Central Catholic 4, Dracut 1
Dracut played hard but couldn't keep up with unbeaten Central Catholic (6-0) in this MVC matchup.
Trailing 3-0, the Middies cut the deficit to two on a goal by Lydia Asamoah just before halftime.
Kayla Gooch and Katherine Morissette played well in defeat for Dracut. Keeper Brooke Boemeester had a busy afternoon and made 13 saves.
Andover 19, Dracut 1
Derek Ripa had the lone highlight for Dracut, halving his match against a powerful Andover team. The match was played at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill.
Whittier 23, Greater Lowell 33
Greater Lowell runners finished as follows:
2. Allen Mukundi (GL); 5.Kevin Scott (GL); 6. Jakob Labonte (GL); 9. Joshua Hinde (GL); 11. Khoing Kim (GL).
Central Catholic 18, Dracut 44
Dracut (0-2) runners finishing in the Top 10 were:
3. Matt Cahill (D) 15:32; 8. Nic Suprenant (D) 17:40;
Greater Lowell 16, Whittier 39
Greater Lowell runners in the Top 10 were as follows:
1. Michaela Kelly (GL); 2. Martha Ukaegbu (GL); 3. Veronica Dapedra (GL); 4. Emily St. Louis (GL); 6. Bridget Porter (GL).
Central Catholic 20, Dracut 44
Dracut (1-1) runners in the Top 10 were as follows:
1. Elizabeth Gacek (D) 19:18; 7. Lily Angluin (D) 20:12
Greater Lowell 3, Greater Lawrence 2
Greater Lowell had to go five sets but pulled out a thrilling win over Greater Lawrence in CAC action.
Set scores were 25-13, 17-25, 25-19, 14-25, 15-6.
Central Catholic 3, Dracut 0
Dracut battled hard but couldn't match up against a powerhouse Central Catholic squad.
Set scores were 25-12, 25-18, 25-20.