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U19 Half Season:

U19(B) Jr. Shamrocks Advance To State Quarterfinals

Saturday, November 24, 2012, 5:12PM

Earlier this morning the U19(B) Jr. Shamrocks played yet another nail bitter in the Massachusetts State Tier II Championship Tournament. This time it was a hard fought exciting game against the Minuteman Lady Flames. For the third straight tournament game, the Jr. Shamrocks scored the first goal of the game. This time Kaitlyn Morse scored for the Jr. Shamrocks only 2:14 into the game. Shannon Hickey was credited with an assist on the goal.

The Lady Flames tied the game up at 1-1 at 11:24 of the second period. The  Jr. Shamrocks took the lead again when forward Lea Rivers scored the eventual game winner at 4:23 of the second period on an assist by Samantha Barrett. Jr. Shamrocks’ goalie Holly Scott closed the door the rest of the way to secure the 2-1 win and advance the Jr. Shamrocks to the State Quarterfinals tonight at 6:10 pm against the Bay State Breakers at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro, Mass.

The winner of the Jr. Shamrocks vs. Breakers game will face the winner of the Middlesex Islanders vs. East Coast Wizards game in the State Semifinals Sunday morning at 7:30 am. The winner of that game will advance to the Massachusetts State Championship Game Sunday afternoon at 2:20 pm. All games will are being played at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro, Mass.