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On the tourney trail

Posted by Craig Larson, Globe Staff June 12, 2007 10:13 AM


Highlighting the top performances from Monday's state tournament action:

Josh Lurier, Westborough boys' tennis: Freshman registered a 6-4, 6-4 victory at second singles to clinch the Rangers' 3-2 win over Longmeadow in a Division 1 state semifinal. Westborough (22-0) will play Falmouth in the Divisioin 1 state final Thursday afternoon at Shrewsbury.

Alexa Ebert, Westborough girls' tennis: Netted the only point for the Rangers at second singles (6-2, 7-5) in a 4-1 setback to Longmeadow in a Division 1 state semifinal.

Emily Limpan, Needham girls' tennis: Recorded a 7-5, 7-5 win at second singles in the Rockets' 3-2 loss to Andover in a Division 1 state semifinal.

Ellen McCurdy, Weston girls' lacrosse: Netted four goals in the Wildcats' 15-14 loss to Winchester in the Division 2 North sectional final. The Wildcats finish 15-8.

A look at today's area tournament games:

* On the baseball diamond, there's one Division 1 state semifinal on tap: Lincoln-Sudbury (22-1) takes on BC High at Braintree (7:30 p.m.). Tomorrow, Algonquin (18-5) faces East Longmeadow at Tivnan Field in Worcester (7 p.m.).

* The Hudson softball team (23-1) travels to UMass to meet Drury in a Division 2 state semifinal at 5:30 p.m.

* The Framingham and Shrewsbury girls' lacrosse teams take aim at advancing to Saturday's Division 1 state final. With 48 straight wins, Framingham travels to Westwood tonight at 7, facing the Wolverines in a state semifinal. The North champion Flyers beat Westwood 14-10 during the regular season. Central champ Shrewsbury meets host Longmeadow in the other state semifinal at 5.

* The Medfield boys' lacrossse team hosts Concord-Carlisle in the Division 2 Eeast final at 2.

-- Craig Larson

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