Marblehead girls lacrosse takes down Masco, Winthrop

The Marblehead High girls lacrosse team (6-7 in the Northeastern Conference, 2-6 in Dunn Division, 6-11 overall) edged Masco in a high-scoring comeback effort, 9-8, on May 17. The Chieftains were on top at the half, 8-5.

The Dunn Division consists of Beverly, Danvers, Masco, Peabody and Marblehead. 

Lucy Wales (one goal, one ground ball, one interception), Ramona Gillett (one goal, one assist), Sydney Langton (six goals, one interception, one ground ball) and Maddie Forbes (one goal) stood out for the Magicians against the rival Chieftains. Goalie Kate Santesanio made 10 saves to help secure this close win for her teammates. 

The Marblehead girls then defeated host Winthrop the next day, 18-8. They were also ahead at the half, 11-1.

There was a special moment in this game when Langton scored her 100th career goal. She ended up with four goals and one assist against the Vikings. 

Gillett (one goal, one ground ball), Forbes (two goals, two assists, one interception), Wales (three goals, two assists, one ground ball), Caitlyn Ryan (two goals), Caroline Scroope (one goal, two assists), Isabelle Ferrante (two goals), Neely Payne (one goal) and Tamia Johnson (one goal) also contributed to the win over Winthrop.

Santesanio made eight saves to help prevent the Vikings from getting any closer in this contest. 

The Magicians had one more regular season game left on the schedule against North Reading at home on Senior Day May 22 after press deadline. They are 16th in the latest May 19 Division 2 power rankings, with the Top 32 teams qualifying for the postseason that begins next week.

Notre Dame of Hingham is the top seed with an 18-0 record. 

Joe McConnell | + posts

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