North Andover field hockey eliminated
Michelle Martin scored a goal as she and Angie Minott did a strong job in the midfield.
But No. 5 seeded North Andover lost 2-1 to No. 4 seeded Chelmsford in the quartefinals of the Division 1 North field hockey tournament.
(Martin) played excellent," North Andover coach Courtney Breen said. She and Angie Minott dominated the midfield and had control of the midfield all game."
Chelmsford scored 4 minutes into the contest. Andover then tied it, scoring 6 minutes in.
But Chelmsford took the lead for good by scoring with 2 minutes left in first.
"It was a really evenly played game," Breen said.
"They have a really fast transition," Breen added.
"We were kind of more on the defensive for 20 minutes in the second half,"
North Andover's Dana McManus and Sara McCarthy controlled the backfield.
"I am excited about how far my kids have come from day one," Breen said.
Division 1 North quarterfinals
Goals: NA — Michelle Martin
Saves: NA — Meg Foster 11; C — Melanson 6