Westford Academy Eliminates Colonials From Postseason
Acton-Boxboro struck first, but the Grey Ghosts had the last word as they scored the next three tallies to advance.
The Acton-Boxboro High School girls hockey team's run through the Division 1 postseason bracket came to a close on Wednesday night in Woburn.
After a pair of playoff victories, the No. 11 Colonials were eliminated by No. 3 Westford Academy in the quarterfinal round.
Captain Lauren Roche notched an unassisted goal in the opening period, but Westford Academy scored the equalizer 45 seconds later and eventually scored the next two goals as well to earn a 3-1 victory.
Acton-Boxboro opened the playoffs with a 3-2 overtime win over Barnstable before upsetting sixth-seeded Reading by the same score. After Wednesday's loss, the Colonials ended their season at 15-7-3.