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November 8, 2012

SPORTS ROUNDUP

(Continued)

In the finals, Pinkerton took on Winnacunnet and triumphed in overtime, 2-1.

Playing as one unit, the Pinkerton field hockey team defeated the Winnacunnet Warriors in the Division 1 Finals.

Rachael Charewicz and Kaylie DeCosmo connected on the first goal for Pinkerton, less than a minute after the Warriors gained the 1-0 advantage. The teams played a tight battle for the remainder of the game and into overtime.

In the 14th minute of the first 15-minute overtime, the Astros earned a penalty corner. Bri Torre sent a beautiful pass to Rachael Charewicz, who sent a strong shot on the Warriors net, beating the Winnacunnet goalie in the left corner.

Jordan Dudley kept the Astros in the contest late in the game with great saves at the end of regulation and in overtime.

The defensive line of Chevy Collins, Maddie Driscoll and Val Martin was relentless and Jess Cote did a great job controlling the middle of the field and stopping Winnacunnet’s threats.

Brooke Dorval played the best game of her career, hustling to every ball and making great plays. Like they have all year, the team played a cool, calm and collected game to earn the championship.

FOOTBALL

Varsity

Regular season ends with a bang

The varsity Astros took on Central at home in their final regular season home game.

The Astros got off to a quick, 14-0, lead and took that into the half. The second half was all Pinkerton as the Astros tacked on 4 more touchdowns for the 42-0 win.

Astros earn No. 2 seed

Friday night saw the varsity team travel to Nashua to take on South. The winner of the game would earn the Number 2 seed going into this Saturday’s semifinal rematch.

The Astros broke a 7-7 tie in the second quarter and held on for the 40–20 victory.

Sean Conroy, Manny Latimore, Matt Madden, Dave Bernaiche and Phil Harper all played well for the Astros in the victory.

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