COLUMN: HOMETEAM HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP
Algonquin 12, Westboro 11: Laurie Finelli scored with 24 seconds left in overtime to secure the Mid-Wach A title for the visiting Tomahawks (17-1, 12-0).
Hannah Lindgren had four goals and Carly O'Connell added three goals and an assist, including her 500th career point, for Algonquin.
Jill Horka scored four goals while Brigid Bowser added three goals and two assists for the Rangers (13-2, 9-2).
Algonquin stormed back from a 10-3 deficit with five minutes left in regulation.
Groton-Dunstable 27, Wachusett 20: Erika Eipp recorded 16 points with seven goals and nine assists and Lauren Kramer added four goals and seven assists to lead the visiting Crusaders (11-9) in a shootout in Holden.
Mackenzie Kolanda paced the Mountaineers (6-12) with seven goals and two assists.
Littleton 10, Marlboro 5: Amanda Crory, Alana Maher and Erin Mealey each scored two goals for the host Tigers (4-12, 2-11 Mid-Wach B), while goalie Meaghan Ackermann made 10 saves.
Alexa Galliac scored twice for the Panthers (4-14, 2-12).
Shrewsbury 16, North Middlesex 5: Kelan McCann and Devan Michael both recorded five goals and an assist and Brittany Chin added a goal and four assists to lead the host Colonials (11-7, 4-4 Mid-Wach) in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Kimmie Ruccaro scored twice for the Patriots (2-16, 1-11).
Algonquin 10, Westboro 8: Conor Healey (three goals, four assists) helped the Tomahawks (17-1, 12-0 Mid-Wach A) clinch an undefeated league record for the second year in a row.
Dean Sudol tallied three goals for the Rangers (10-8, 8-4).
Groton-Dunstable 13, Wachusett 2: Hayden Lynch had three goals and an assist, and Mike Kerwin made nine saves to lead the host Crusaders (8-10, 5-7 Mid-Wach A). Kyle McCullough and Will Stewart each had two goals, and Will Stewart had a goal and five assists.
Mike Siculan and Craig Mattson scored for the Mountaineers (6-12, 1-10).
Nipmuc 17, Valley Tech 7: Matt Dunning (six goals, two assists), Cam Adams (three goals) and J.T. Adee (five assists) paced the host Warriors (12-8).
Joe Bouthillette scored three goals for the Beavers (12-4).
Tyngsboro 13, Hudson 2: Mitch McCarthy (five goals), Garrett Glavin (three goals, assist), James Devlin (two goals), Jacob Tinnirella (three assists) and Austin Coene (goal, assist) sparked the visiting Tigers (18-0).
Seniors Adam Cabral and Mike Kennedy scored for the Hawks (10-9).
Algonquin 9, Marlboro 6: Dani Edmands was 2 for 4 with two runs, Nicole Vaughn had two doubles with an RBI and a run, and Vicki Elliott was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for the host Tomahawks (9-10), who scored six runs in the sixth to rally from a 5-3 deficit.
Jen Bombard was 2 for 4 with three runs for the Panthers (12-6).
Assabet 12, Parker 0: Brenna Boucher (nine strikeouts) tossed a five-inning, one-hit shutout to deliver the Aztecs (17-1, 13-1 Colonial Athletic League) their first league title in 23 years. Jen Casavant went 4 for 4 with three triples and five RBIs, while catcher Deanna Hnilica was 2 for 2 with two stolen bases.
Billerica 5, Groton-Dunstable 4: Alyssa Ash had three hits and two RBIs, and Meg McLean had two hits and two runs for the visiting Crusaders (8-11).
Blackstone-Millville 3, Northbridge 2: The host Chargers (11-6) rallied for three runs in the seventh...