Division 4 girls North: Austin Prep takes title; South: Ursuline wins in PKs

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One of the most remarkable turnaround seasons in EMass sports continued yesterday morning at Manning Field in Lynn.

The Austin Prep girls’ soccer team, which started the season not having made an MIAA tournament appearance in 14 years, edged Georgetown, 1-0, to claim the Division 4 North crown.

The Cougars will face Ursuline Tuesday (5 p.m.) at Quincy’s Veterans Stadium for the EMass championship. Austin Prep now stands at 17-1-3, a far cry from its 3-9-2 season in 2012.

In her third season as coach, Austin Prep’s Jessica Chiachio has the Reading school in uncharted territory.

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