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On the tourney trail

Posted by Craig Larson, Globe Staff June 13, 2007 08:44 AM


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

Kevin Scanlan, Lincoln-Sudbury baseball: On three days' rest, the senior southpaw allowed just one hit over seven superb innings as the Warriors earned a trip to the Division 1 state final with a 7-1 win over BC High in Braintree. The University of Maine -bound Scanlan struck out seven with four walks. L-S will play the winner of tonight's Algonquin-East Longmeadow semifinal in Saturday's state final.

Kaitlin Andrews, Hudson softball: Junior right-hander limited Western Mass. champ Drury to just five hits and struck out eight as Hudson rolled to a 9-1 win in a Division 2 state semifinal, earning its second straight trip to the state final. The Hawks (23-1) will play North Andover in Saturday's state final at Worcester State College.

Kristin Igoe, Framingham girls' lacrosse: With nine seconds left, the senior midfielder netted the go-ahead goal to lift the defending state champion Flyers to a thrilling 10-9 victory over host Westwood in a state semifinal. Igoe and sophomore Samantha Zetlin scored three goals apiece as Framingham registered its 49th straight win.

C.J. Estes, Medfield boys' lacrosse: Senior attack scored four goals and assisted on another as the Warriors rolled to an 18-6 win over Concord-Carlisle in the EMass. Division 2 final. Medfield will play the winner of today's Algonquin-Longmeadow matchup in today's state final.

A look at today's area tournament games:

* The defending Division 1 state champion Algonquin Regional baseball team takes on East Longmeadow in a state semifinal at Tivnan Field tonight at 7, with the victory earning a trip to Saturday's final opposite Lincoln-Sudbury in Lowell.

* The Algonquin Regional boys' lacrosse team faces Longmeadow in a Division 2 state semifinal at Westborough High at 4.

-- Craig Larson

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